West Yorkshire and The Dales

West Yorkshire & The Dales

Police name teenage victim of fatal Pool collision

Police have today confirmed that an 18-year-old woman has died in hospital after being airlifted from the scene of a serious road collision in Pool-in-Wharfedale.

Corporal Liz Drain

RAF reserve Leeds nurse who helped saved motorway bridge fall man's life is commended

An RAF reservist nurse from Leeds has been commended by the Royal Air Force after she stopped on a busy a busy motorway to help save a young man's life.
Jackie and Martin Chadwick with their granddaughter, Ruby, at the time of the fifth anniversary appeal back in 2013.

Adam Chadwick: Identity of woman caller among many unanswered questions that remain nine years later

There are many unanswered questions surrounding Adam Chadwick’s murder, but detectives believe one key piece of the puzzle is the identity of a woman who had been knocking on doors in the Harehills area not long before the shooting.
Police and anAarmy bomb disposal team at Westgate End in Wakefield.

Army bomb disposal team called after police found 'unknown chemicals' at Wakefield flat

Police road closures have been lifted this morning following the discovery of “unknown chemicals” during a search of a property in Wakefield last night.

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Haydn Avenue, Stanley, Wakefield. Photo: Google

Man dead after reports of assault in Wakefield

A MAN has died after he was reportedly assaulted  in Wakefield today.
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Ex-Leeds student launches money saving blog after clearing £15,000 debt

Ex-Leeds student launches money saving blog after clearing £15,000 debt

A FORMER Leeds student who resorted to pay day loans after racking up around £15,000 of debt is now solvent – and working in financial services for one of his previous creditors.


UPDATED: Suspected stolen car in wrong way head on crash on Leeds Ring Road

LEEDS Ring Road was closed in both directions at Farnley earlier tonight after three people were injured when a suspected stolen car crashed into two other cars.
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Headlands Street, Liversedge. Photo: Google

Teenager attacked and robbed in Liversedge

FOUR men who attacked and robbed a teenager are being hunted by police.

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Stolen motorbikes seized during crackdown on anti-social behaviour on Leeds estate

POLICE seized seven stolen motorbikes and two quad bikes  during a crackdown on bike-related anti-social behaviour on a Leeds estate.
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The charred remains of Grenfell Tower.

Rachel Reeves: You can’t put a price on safety – act now after Grenfell tragedy

EVERYONE’S heart will go out to those families left grieving by the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower and I pray that no other community is ever forced to endure their unimaginable pain.


Patrols increased after man finds 'racially aggravated' graffiti on wall in attack at Heckmondwike home

A man who was struck from behind while carrying out DIY in his home regained consciousness to find racist graffiti on his wall.


Crewe crane collapse: Castleford and Bradford victims named by police

Two men who died after a crane collapsed were both from West Yorkshire and have been named by police.

WARNING: Dee Collins, Chief Constable of West Yorkshire

Cuts are piling extra pressure on my exhausted officers, says West Yorkshire Chief Constable

West Yorkshire’s Chief Constable today warned that cuts to police resources in the county, combined with the demands of a growing population, are putting increasing strain on her “exhausted” officers.

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Chief Constable Mark Gilmore and Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson 'topping out' at the new police headquarters at Elland Rd in 2013.

Revealed: West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s £19,000 travel costs while working from home

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable racked up more than £19,000 in travel costs in the 15 months before he retired from the force, new figures have revealed.

Longwood Road, Huddersfield. Photo: Google

Man, 60, seriously injured after being struck by bus in Huddersfield

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured when he was struck by a bus in Huddersfield.
Carl Hartley

Police appeal to trace wanted suspected sex offender from Wakefield

POLICE are appealing for the public's help to trace a wanted  man who has been charged with a number of sex offences.

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'Dangerous sexual predator' who abused boys in Leeds and Grimsby is jailed

A MAN who posed as a teenager on an online chatroom has been jailed for 14 years after being convicted of the historic sexual abuse of boys in Leeds and Grimsby.

Pupils from Crossley Street Primary School visit Victoria Gate

Career tips for Wetherby pupils on Victoria Gate trip

A group of primary school pupils have been given an insight into possible careers in retail and property on a visit to Leeds’ newest shopping centre.

Raheem Wilks

Fourth man charged with murder over shooting of Raheem Wilks in Leeds

A MAN has been charged with murder following the shooting of Raheem Wilks in Leeds earlier this year.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd

Come and visit ‘crisis-hit’ police in West Yorkshire, Home Secretary urged

The body representing rank and file police officers in West Yorkshire has written to Home Secretary Amber Rudd inviting her to visit the county.

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