West Yorkshire and The Dales

West Yorkshire & The Dales

Video: School children are stars of new burglary prevention campaign

Homeowners are being urged to take basic precautions to protect themselves from burglaries as the nights draw in.

Branwyn Owens, 42, meets police horse Marley during a visit to Wakefield.

Video: Blind sculptor finds inspiration from meeting West Yorkshire’s police horses and dogs

A talented sculptor visited West Yorkshire Police to meet the muses for her latest project.

Two men were killed after being struck by trains in separate incidents yesterday.

Second fatality on West Yorkshire railway as Bradford man struck by train

A 50-year-old man from Bradford died yesterday evening after being struck by a train.

Mia Broadhead, 13, and sister Kiera, eight. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Daniel Jones makes video appearance in court charged with murder of father and young daughter in Wakefield house blaze

A MAN charged with the murders of a father and daughter who died in a house fire in Wakefield has appeared before a Crown Court for the first time.

The Boxing Day flood in Hebden Bridge saw Albert Street and New Road under water.

‘Milestone’ floods action plan for Calderdale revealed

A new “milestone” plan to better protect Calderdale communities against any further devastating deluges has been announced today.

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Emily Taylor Blackburn believed she had bought tickets to see Justin Bieber in concert. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Leeds police investigate online fraud involving Justin Bieber tickets

Police investigating reports of online ticket scams have arrested a Leeds man.

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Ilkley and Skipton trains halted after man dies on tracks near Leeds

Trains in West Yorkshire are being disrupted this afternoon as emergency services respond to a death on the tracks in Leeds.

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The Holdforths estate in New Wortley.

Six people banned from troubled Leeds council estate

Six people have been banned from a Leeds council estate blighted by anti-social behaviour.

The chicken that crossed the road, and Donald Trump

Why did the chicken cross the road? People thought it looked like Donald Trump

POLICE who tweeted about rescuing a cockerel from a motorway were inundated with messages saying the bird looked like Donald Trump’s hair.

Detectives are linking the violent robberies in Cleckheaton and Gomersal.

Thousands stolen from security man during violent robbery in Cleckheaton

A security man carring several thousands pounds in cash was assaulted during one of two violent robberies in West Yorkshire yesterday lunchtime.

Keira Broadhead.

Daniel Jones charged with murder of father and young daughter in Wakefield house blaze

A MAN has appeared in court charged with the murder of a father and his daughter who died in a house fire in Wakefield.

William Smith

30 years on, police re-examine brutal unsolved canalside murder

The violent murder of a newspaper employee in West Yorkshire is being re-examined by detectives, 30 years after his death.

Members of Turvey World Dance perform Man-Made Fibres: A Dance Response for the launch of the Yorkshire of the Textile. Picutre: University of Leeds.

Cultural Institute to champion Leeds as one of UK’s leading creative cities

A CREATIVE extravaganza is taking place in Leeds this afternoon to mark the launch of a new institute that will champion the city’s cultural organisations.

Guiseppina Maria Price with PCSO Mick Cox and Sgt Louise Julian.

Leeds police help crime victim, 91, fulfil late husband’s wish

AS The north Italian city of Bolzano came into view, 91-year-old Guiseppina Maria Price’s heart soared.

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Police still investigating four month old attack

Police still investigating four month old attack

Police in Calderdale are still on the search for information relating to a “vicious” assault which took place in June.

Police recorded 97  trespassing offences in West Yorkshire last autumn.

Teens in West Yorkshire warned of railway trespass danger

TEENAGE boys and young men are at the greatest risk of being killed while trespassing on railways lines, police have warned.

British Transport Police are investigating three reports of a man indecently exposing himself.

CCTV appeal: Police hunt man who exposed himself on trains between Leeds and Loughborough

Police are hunting a man who has repeatedly exposed himself to female passengers on trains between Leeds and Loughborough.

Dr Graham Kirkland

Celebrating the life of a former Lord Mayor of Leeds

HUNDREDS of people are expected at a thanksgiving service to celebrate the life of former Leeds Mayor and Alderman of the city Dr Graham Kirkland.

The police helicopter was drafted in to help track the stolen van.

Two arrested after police helicopter pursues stolen van through Wakefield

The driver of a stolen van has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a pursuit through Wakefield last night.

Dominic Moore with his brothers, Joshua and Charlie.

Family of cancer patient raise £15,000 for Leeds hospital unit

The father of a 21-year-old cancer patient has helped to raise £15,000 towards the Teenage Cancer Trust unit at St James’s Hospital.

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