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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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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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The Moorside: A look back at the trial of Karen Matthews in 2008

The Moorside: A look back at the trial of Karen Matthews in 2008

Tuesday's episode of BBC drama The Moorside will explore the uncovering of Karen Matthews's plot to kidnap her daughter Shannon.
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Second man on attempted murder charge after Dewsbury shooting

A second man has been charged with attempted murder, robbery and attempt robbery following a shooting incident on Cemetery Road, Dewsbury on February 1.
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Shannon Matthews’ best friend: I wanted to punch her mother over faked kidnap

The former best friend of Shannon Matthews has revealed she wanted to punch the youngster’s mother when she discovered the kidnap had been faked.

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Woman injured after HGV and car crash in Mirfield

A WOMAN was injured after a HGV was involved in collision with a car in Mirfield this morning.

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Jail for internet troll who told MP she would 'get it like Jo Cox'

An internet troll has been jailed after making anti-Semitic death threats to a Labour MP, telling her she would "get it like Jo Cox".

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Patients’ long wait in hospital

Patients waiting to be discharged from hospitals have faced agonising delays across the region.

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YEP Says: Dewsbury Moor - Praise for this community was long overdue

WHILST nobody would argue that Sheridan Smith gave a superb portrayal of Julie Bushby, in the drama The Moorside – not even Julie herself, who has praised Sheridan’s depiction of her – people will remain divided as to whether or not it should have been made at all.

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8 Feb 2017...... Dewsbury scenes. Picture Scott Merrylees

The Moorside: Shannon Matthews drama divides opinion on Dewsbury estate

It was a 24-day search for a missing girl that thrust a West Yorkshire council estate into the national spotlight, before making it famous for all the wrong reasons.

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