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Man caused fracture to neighbour’s arm in ‘childish’ wardrobe dispute

A man who caused a fracture to his elderly neighbour’s arm in a “childish” dispute over a wardrobe has been sent to prison.

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Christopher Cooper.

Jail for man who caused fracture to elderly neighbour’s arm in “childish” dispute

A man who caused a fracture to his elderly neighbour’s arm in a “childish” dispute over a wardrobe has been sent to prison.

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Jo Cox.

Day of events to honour Jo Cox

A community day of celebration will be held in memory of tragic MP Jo Cox.

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Parts of Dewsbury centre were cordoned off. Pic by Ash Milnes

Arrest in gun shot investigation

Part of a town centre was sealed off by detectives investigating a firearms incident.

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Around 60 firefighters have been tackling a blaze in Dewsbury.

Firefighters battle blaze at Dewsbury waste site

Firefighters battled a huge blaze at a waste incinerator site in Dewsbury this afternoon.

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Jo Cox.

Free combat lessons for MPS after Jo Cox killing

MPS are being offered free lessons in an unarmed combat technique to protect them from attack following the murder of Batley MP Jo Cox in June.

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Arrests in Batley drugs sting

Three men have been arrested in Batley on suspicion of drugs offences.

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Writer who dropped out of school signs major book deal

Writer who dropped out of school signs major book deal

A Dewsbury man who dropped out of school at the age of 12 has fulfilled his dream of becoming a writer.

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Police have cordoned off a stretch of the canal towpath in Mirfield.

Police recover body from canal in Mirfield

The body of a woman has been pulled from the canal in Mirfield today.

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Henry Winkler is filming in Dewsbury this week.

Happy Days as The Fonz starts filming CBBC show in town

You may find yourself doing a double take after spotting The Fonz in Dewsbury town centre.

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Paula Sherriff, MP for Dewsbury

Man to be sentenced in September over affray at Yorkshire MPs office

A man whose aggressive behaviour frightened staff in an MP’s constituency office three months before the murder of her colleague Jo Cox will be sentenced later this year.

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Saving targets for hospitals

HOSPITALS IN a cash strapped NHS trust been hit with tough targets to balance their books or miss out on millions of pounds of bailout funding.

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HEY DAY: The Batley Frontier Club, previously the Batley Variety Club, in 2005.

It’s the final countdown at Batley Frontier

there will be one last chance to re-live happy memories at Batley’s legendary Frontier club this weekend – but tickets are nearly all sold out.

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Paula Sherriff, MP for Dewsbury

Iraqi man “threatened to kill staff at Yorkshire MP’s office”

Staff at a Yorkshire MP’s office described to a jury how an Iraqi man threatened to kill them and shoot students at a college if he did not get a passport.

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Pedestrian in critical condition after three car collision in Dewsbury

TWO PEDESTRIANS have been hurt and one is in critical condition after being struck by a car leaving the scene after a three vehicle collision in Dewsbury.

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Firefighters scrambled to rescue man trapped in car after Dewsbury crash

A man has had to be cut from a vehicle after a two-car crash in Dewsbury last night.

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West Yorkshire MP rues missed opportunities to act as 32 arrested in historic child sex abuse probe

AN MP HAS spoken of his frustration at making the authorities act over child sex abuse claims in West Yorkshire.

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Crowds line the streets in Heckmondwike as they wait for the cortege to travel through the town. PIC: Tony Johnson

YEP Says: Such a touching response to a much-loved MP

A corner of Yorkshire fell silent as a town stopped to remember the late MP Jo Cox.

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YEP Says: Jo’s family must grieve in peace

the loss of Jo Cox is just as stark and shocking as it was a month ago when she died doing her job in Birstall.

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Crowds line streets to applaud MP Jo Cox as family gathers for funeral

The widower of MP Jo Cox today urged society “not to fight hate with hate” as the funeral of his wife took place.

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