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Eddie Izzard is backing event for Jo Cox legacy

It is not everyday that a comedian is spotted tucking into a picnic one of West Yorkshire’s parks.

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Police are investigating a car-jacking in Dewsbury

Pair left traumatised by Dewsbury knife-point car-jacking

A young man and woman were left "extremely distressed" after becoming victims of a car-jacking in Dewsbury in the early hours of Sunday.

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Jo Cox.

Jo Cox memorial unveiling moved to avoid election clash

A Jo Cox memorial in the House of Commons will be unveiled at a later date to avoid clashing with the general election, according to John Bercow.

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£10,000 diet pays off for Viki

£10,000 diet pays off for Viki

Viki Short has spent £10,000 shedding ten stone and dropping eight dress sizes. Jayne Dawson reports.

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Mill Road, Batley Carr. Picture: Google.

Man attacked in the street by thieves

A man was attacked by a group of thieves in a street in Batley.

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Jo Cox.

Parliamentary plaque unveiled in honour of Jo Cox

A memorial plaque for murdered MP Jo Cox will be unveiled in the House of Commons next month, bearing a coat of arms her children helped design.

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Image of suspect issued after attempted graveyard robbery

Police investigating an attempted robbery in a graveyard in Batley have issued an E-fit image of the suspect.

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Staincliffe Hall Road, Batley. Photo: Google

Brave woman foiled attempted robber in graveyard

A WOMAN foiled a would-be robber who tried to steal her handbag at a  graveyard in Batley

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The skunk was found at an equestrian yard in Mirfield

Skunk on the loose in West Yorkshire

Have you lost a skunk?

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Suspected sex offender on the run from West Yorkshire Police for six months

POLICE have launched an appeal to trace a suspected sex offender who  has been on the run for six months

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Church Street, Dewsbury. Picture: Google.

Five fire crews tackle blaze at Dewsbury tattoo parlour

A tattoo parlour caught fire in Dewsbury town centre this morning (Saturday).

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Little Green Lane, Heckmondwike, where the sex attack took place this morning. Picture: Google.

Detectives hunting for sex attacker who assaulted woman, 36, after leaving nightclub

A woman was sexually assaulted on her way home from a nightclub in the early hours of the morning.
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Linda Box: How Wakefield solicitor spent the £4million she defrauded her employer out of

Linda Box: How Wakefield solicitor spent the £4million she defrauded her employer out of

Crooked solicitor Linda Box stole around £4million from the Wakefield law firm she worked for and the Church during a 12-year crime spree.
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Oakwell Hall, Birstall.

Comic Eddie Izzard lined up for Jo Cox memorial run

COMEDIAN and accomplished marathon runner Eddie Izzard is being lined up to appear at a memorial event at Birstall’s Oakwell Hall & Country Park in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox.

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Pilgrim Crescent. Photo: Google.

Three held by police following outbreak of ‘disorder’ in Dewsbury

Police arrested three men after an outbreak of disorder in Dewsbury.

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Carjack victim dragged from VW in West Yorkshire robbery

Two robbers hit the windscreen of a car with a large stone before dragging its driver out and making off the vehicle yesterday.

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EMOTIONAL: Kim Leadbeater poses with volunteers from the More In Common group.

Meal in memory of Jo Cox MP raises £40,000

a fundraising meal in memory of Jo Cox, arranged by the More in Common group, raised over £40,000 in one evening.

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Batley Variety Club 
owner James Corrigan at the club.

The club later became the Batley Frontier.

New book pays tribute to ‘king’ of a legendary West Yorkshire party venue which was host to the stars

A key member of the famous Batley Variety Club fraternity is releasing a book about the man who put her town on the map to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the venue’s grand opening.

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Ribchester man will appear in court in January

Driver to face firearms trial over incident in which passenger was shot dead by police

THE driver of a car in which his passenger was shot dead on a slip road of the M62 during a police operation is to go on trial facing firearms charges.

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West End director seeks youngsters to star in Les Misérables show in honour of Jo Cox

West End director seeks youngsters to star in Les Misérables show in honour of Jo Cox

It is a musical that has been seen by 70 million people across the globe and one that was a personal favourite of the late Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox.

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