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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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Family’s moving tribute after death of young dad and Leeds United fan

The family of a man who died after an incident outside a pub in Dewsbury have paid tribute to their lost loved one.

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Jo Cox.

Jo Cox’s husband calls for ‘massive party to show unity’

The husband of murdered MP Jo Cox is calling on the UK to throw a “massive party to show our unity and to celebrate what we have in common”.

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Russell Street. Photo: Google.

Police probe after young girl fights off man in ‘suspicious incident’ in Dewsbury

A young girl bravely fought off a man who grabbed hold of her in the street today in West Yorkshire.

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Floral tributes at the scene.

Tributes flood in for tragic Leeds United fan after Dewsbury pub incident

Tributes have been paid to a father-of-one who died after an incident outside a pub on Friday night.

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Call for Leeds United fans to honour young dad who died suddenly

Call for Leeds United fans to honour young dad who died suddenly

Leeds United fans have asked the club to honour a fellow supporter who lost his life in Dewsbury.
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Bonny, now renamed Daphne, with her friend Ty

Dog abuser jailed for beating his puppy

A Dewsbury man has been sent to prison after beating his 12-week-old puppy.

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Conmen posing as engineers tricked vulnerable pensioner out of cash

Conmen posing as engineers selling solar panels tricked a vulnerable elderly man out of money in Heckmondwike.

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Evil or vulnerable and easily led? Readers give their views on Karen Matthews

Evil or vulnerable and easily led? Readers give their views on Karen Matthews

Last night's concluding episode of The Moorside left its audience divided. Here are readers' views on the drama.

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Lauren Chadwick interviews Karen Matthews and Craig Meehan for the Dewsbury Reporter.

Shannon Matthews kidnap: BBC drama The Moorside brings back memories of covering a case which gripped nation

Ask people nowadays about the disappearance of Shannon Matthews and they'll swear they knew all along that her mother was behind it.
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A heavy police and media presence outside Dewsbury Magistrates' Court before Karen Matthews made her first appearance after being charged with the kidnapping of her daughter, Shannon.

A community bared its soul and was slapped in the face by Karen Matthews, writes former YEP editor

REPORTS of missing people come in all too often to big city newsrooms.

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Ribchester man will appear in court in January

Drunk woman carried out sex assault after funeral

A woman has been given a suspended sentence after she sexually assaulted another female who was trying to comfort her after a funeral.

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The 'Crossbow Cannibal', Stephen Shaun Griffiths.

From Shannon Matthews to the Crossbow Cannibal: 11 crimes that rocked Yorkshire

The search for Shannon Matthews took a shocking turn when it was revealed that her mum had planned the kidnapping.
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