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Handgun found in hedges next to Dewsbury primary school

A handgun has been found in hedges next to a church and school on the Dewsbury-Batley border.

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Leeds Road, Dewsbury. Photo: Google.

Shop worker aged 91 injured during robbery in Dewsbury

A ROBBER pushed a 91-year-old shop worker to the ground during a raid at a store in Dewsbury.

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Northgate, Dewsbury. Photo: Google

Pensioner attacked and robbed in Dewsbury town centre

POLICE are appealing for information after a 65-year-old man  was robbed in Dewsbury town centre.

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Forge Lane.

Victim dragged to the ground and assaulted in Dewsbury street robbery

A young man was attacked and robbed in the street in broad daylight in Dewsbury.

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Kim Leadbeater, sister of murdered MP Jo Cox, during her interview with the Press Association in London.

Jo Cox’s sister says her time with nephew and niece ‘the best and worst thing’

The sister of murdered MP Jo Cox says that spending time with her nephew and niece is both the “best thing in the world and the worst” as she prepares to mark the anniversary of her death.

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Jo Cox.

Jo Cox would have been hugely excited by Labour performance, says husband

The husband of murdered MP Jo Cox has said she would have been “hugely excited” by Labour’s performance in the General Election, which fell days before the anniversary of her death.

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Michael Smith, from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, filmed the sex act between Gwen Kerr, 55 and his bullmastiff.

Yorkshire man who filmed girlfriend having sex with his dog avoids jail as judge warns them 'don't do it again'

A man has been sentenced after taking a video of his girlfriend having sex - with a dog.

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Labour's Tracy Brabin celebrates her re-election as MP for Batley and Spen. Picture: Andrew Bellis

General Election 2017: Huddersfield count report and results after Labour sweeps the board

There were jubilant scenes in Huddersfield as Labour held on to three seats and claimed a fourth from the Conservatives to turn Kirklees red.
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Natalie Brown (SAN BROOKE), Julie Bushby (SHERIDAN SMITH), Karen Matthews (GEMMA WHELAN), the three women at the centre of BBC drama The Moorside

Shannon Matthews kidnap TV drama up for seven awards at Leeds ceremony

A DRAMA based on the kidnapping of Dewsbury schoolgirl Shannon Matthews by her mother Karen has secured seven nominations in next month’s The Royal Television Society Yorkshire Centre’s annual Programme Awards.

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Jo Cox

110,000 events on anniversary of MP Jo Cox’s murder

THE husband of murdered MP Jo Cox has revealed there are more than 110,00 events aimed at uniting communities planned as the anniversary of her death approaches.

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Vigil for London terror attack victims held in Dewsbury as communities unite

Vigil for London terror attack victims held in Dewsbury as communities unite

A message of solidarity and unity was shared with the crowd who gathered for a vigil held in Dewsbury in support of the victims of the London terror attack.
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Suitcase and tools stolen from storeroom in car park of Dewsbury flats

Suitcase and tools stolen from storeroom in car park of Dewsbury flats

Police are appealing for information after burglars broke into the storeroom at a block of flats in Dewsbury.

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The accident scene. Photo: Zubair Hussain

UPDATED: Man injured in single car crash at Liversedge

FIREFIGHTERS freed a man from the wreckage of a car in after a crash in Liversedge
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An e fit image of a man police want to speak to

Thousands of pounds of car buyer's cash stolen

POLICE  investigating a high value theft of cash  have released a CCTV image and an e-fit of two men they would like to speak to.

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The Former Combs Hostel in Dewsbury. Photo: Google

Large blaze at former hostel for homeless in Dewsbury

FIRE crews from across West Yorkshire dealt with a large blaze at a former hostel for homeless people in Dewsbury.
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Concert-goer Harry Shillito, of Dewsbury, pictured with his girlfriend, Chloe.

‘All I could smell was burning, then I started crying’ - Dewsbury man, 20, escaped Manchester attack with girlfriend

The chance to see American singer Ariana Grande perform had been an exciting occasion for her legions of fans, and proved a “fantastic” spectacle for young Yorkshire concert-goer Harry Shillito - until the unthinkable happened.

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Extra armed police were on the streets of West Yorkshire today after the attack in Manchester. Picture shows officers in Leeds earlier this year.

Extra police on streets of West Yorkshire after Manchester attack

West Yorkshire Police said today it was standing “shoulder to shoulder” with the people of Manchester and had provided “practical support” after last night’s terror attack.

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Banned driver hid inside wheelie bin after police chase in West Yorkshire

Banned driver hid inside wheelie bin after police chase in West Yorkshire

A banned driver who hid inside a wheelie bin after she tried to outrun police in a car chase has been sent to prison.

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PC Mick Stock of West Yorkshire Police.

West Yorkshire officer beats North Yorkshire bobby in UK Police Snooker Championship

A West Yorkshire police officer has won the coveted UK Police Snooker Championship for the second year in a row, beating a North Yorkshire bobby.

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FAMILY: Charlotte and Adam with Logan and younger brother Tobi.

Parents: ‘Help us let our boy play outside’

The parents of a two-year-old boy with a spinal condition are calling for help to adapt their garden so their son can play outside.

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