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Man wanted over burglary in Dewsbury and Bradford

Police are appealing for information about a man wanted in connection with burglary in Dewsbury and Bradford.
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Ahmed Mohammed

Three teens jailed for 47 years after man shot on Dewsbury street

A LEEDS Crown Court judge has jailed three teenagers for a total of 47 years  after a man was shot and seriously injured in a "planned and premeditated" attack on a  Dewsbury street.
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Bogus police officer tricks young Dewsbury woman into handing over valuable jewellery

Bogus police officer tricks young Dewsbury woman into handing over valuable jewellery

A young Dewsbury woman was duped into handing over thousands of pounds worth of jewellery by a criminal pretending to be a police officer.

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Educating Yorkshire star Mushy turns 21 and launches new career

Educating Yorkshire star Mushy turns 21 and launches new career

Remember the heart-warming moment when Yorkshire teenager Mushy Asghar overcame his stammer on national TV?

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Nancy Barrett.

The Leeds woman making the arts more accessible to those on low incomes

Making the arts more accessible to those on low incomes has become a passion for Nancy Barrett.

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A cannabis factory in Batley Carr.

Cannabis factory worth around £85,000 found in Batley Carr

Police discovered "an extensive and sophisticated" cannabis factory worth an estimated £85,000 in Batley Carr.

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Blaze at household waste site in Dewsbury

FIREFIGHTERS dealt with a blaze at a Kirklees Council’s household waste site in Dewsbury today.

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Drake.

Dewsbury man spared prison after urinating on woman at Drake concert

A man who urinated on a woman at a Drake concert at Manchester Arena has been given a suspended jail sentence.

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Police are appealing for information.

Man's home ransacked by thieves while he was in the garden

An elderly man was left "shaken and distressed" after burglars ransacked his home, stealing valuable jewellery, while he was outside in the garden.

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Train services between Huddersfield and Leeds will be disrupted for the rest fo the day.

Rail delays as woman dies after being hit by train near Dewsbury

A woman has died after being struck by a train near Dewsbury.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

Scrum like it hot: Meet the Yorkshire girl rugby squad who headed for Australia and inspired a play

Two years ago, a girls’ rugby league squad from Yorkshire became the first to tour Australia. Now Sarah Freeman finds out how their stories have inspired a play set to be the new Up ’n’ Under.

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Police want to reassure the community.

Police aim to reassure Dewsbury residents after spate of 'targeted attacks'

Police investigating a spate "targeted attacks" including gun crime and suspected arson in Dewsbury want to reassure residents.

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Detective Chief Inspector Nicola Bryar is leading the investigation.

Two arrests over firearms incident linked to car crash at Dewsbury Police Station

A car which crashed into a barrier at Dewsbury Police Station last night may have been under pursuit, it has been revealed.

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Old Westgate, behind Dewsbury Police Station, is one of the streets which was cordoned off. Picture: Google

Investigators say no terrorism motive after car crashes into barrier outside Dewsbury Police Station

Terrorism has been ruled out as a motive after a car crashed into a barrier outside Dewsbury Police Station last night.

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READY FOR ACTION: Actors and players from Batley Bulldogs. PIC: Simon Hulme

Scrum to stage for Batley rugby girls

The story of how a girl’s rugby team from Batley set a world first when they touched down in Australia is about to go on a tour of a different kind.

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Bus pervert preyed on teenage girls

A MAN has been jailed for sexual assaults on a 17-year-old girl on a bus and a 13-year-old as she waited at a bus stop.

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Bernard Kenny, the man who risked his own life to try and save MP Jo Cox, has died.

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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