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YEP Says: Bernard Kenny, a real national hero

BERNARD KENNY will always be remembered as the most unassuming of national heroes. Though the have-a-go pensioner won the world’s respect for the brave and courageous manner in which he risked his own life to confront the murderer of Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox outside Birstall Library, it was never lost on him that he came to public prominence in the most tragic of circumstances.

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Crooked clothing firm boss cheated taxman of £200,000

A businessman cheated the taxpayer out of £200,000 by failing to declare the extent of his income selling clothing on eBay.

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Police are appealing for information.

Knifepoint robbery outside Batley pub

A man was forced to hand over money in a knifepoint robbery outside a pub in Batley.

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Police operation in Dewsbury tackles traffic offences, anti-social behaviour and child sexual exploitation

Police operation in Dewsbury tackles traffic offences, anti-social behaviour and child sexual exploitation

Dozens of offenders were caught in the act as police in Dewsbury turned their focus to tackling road traffic offences and anti-social behaviour.

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Seven more charged after death of Dewsbury man

Detectives investigating the death of 32-year-old man in Dewsbury earlier this year have charged a further seven people.
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Police have said two men will appear in court.

Two men from Dewsbury charged with murder

Two men will appear in court tomorrow charged with the murder of a Dewsbury man.
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Man attacked in street in Batley

Man attacked in street in Batley

A man has been left with a serious head injury after an attack in the street in Batley.

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The Blakeridge Mills complex in Batley while it was under construction.

Kitchen fire in third floor of Batley mill flat

Fire crews rushed to a flat blaze in Batley.

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Woman, 31, sexually assaulted while pushing pram in park in Dewsbury

Woman, 31, sexually assaulted while pushing pram in park in Dewsbury

A woman was sexual assaulted while walking with a baby in a park in Dewsbury.

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Cleckheaton pensioner conned of life savings by hacker who took pictures on her webcam

Pensioner Carole Pearson, a former wages clerk, had spent years putting aside money to see her and her husband through retirement.

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Police operation to tackle child sexual exploitation in Dewsbury

Police in Dewsbury are launching a four-day operation to tackle crimes including child sexual exploitation in the town.

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Henrietta Street, Batley. Image: Google

Woman, 80, struck by car and seriously injured in Batley

AN ELDERLY woman was seriously injured after she was struck by a car in Batley town centre today.

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Wanted Romanian child sex offender is arrested in Batley

A MAN convicted of child sex offences in Romania has been arrested by police in  Batley.

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Baseball bat revenge attack on patient at West Yorkshire hospital

Baseball bat revenge attack on patient at West Yorkshire hospital

A THUG who took part in a revenge attack on a patient in a hospital treatment room has been jailed.

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Police are appealing for information.

Motorcyclist dies after Dewsbury collision

A motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of a collision in Dewsbury.

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Police concerned for missing Chloe, 16

Police concerned for missing Chloe, 16

Concerns are growing for the welfare of a teenager who has been missing since Sunday.

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PIC: Scott Merrylees

Restaurant review: Healds Hall Hotel, Liversedge

IF ROOMS could talk, then those at Healds Hall Hotel in Liversedge would surely have a tale or two to tell.

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Teenager loses front teeth in Batley nightclub attack

Teenager loses front teeth in Batley nightclub attack

Police investigating a serious assault on a teenager at a Batley nightclub have today launched a public appeal for information.

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The woman was walking along 'The Tops' in Thornhill when she was attacked. Picture: Google

Woman, 18, left unconscious after being attacked on Dewsbury footpath

An 18-year-old woman was left unconscious after being assaulted by a man on a footpath in Dewsbury.

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Entrance to St Paul's Church next to Hanging Heaton Junior and Infant School.

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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