West Yorkshire and The Dales

West Yorkshire & The Dales

It’s good to talk: Is ‘pink and fluffy’ the way forward for football policing in Yorkshire?

The scene at The Queen pub in Bradford city centre two hours before Bradford City played Oldham Athletic on April 5, 2014, would have been a familiar one to the police officers who regularly keep the peace at local football matches.

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29 March 2017 .......    Former Pudsey Grangefield high school maths teacher Alex Papaioannou and ex-Asda buyer Hannah Hall took over the Graveleys fish and chip shop on Robin Lane last May,  revamping the shop and takeaway and have just re-opened under new name The Bearded Sailor. Picture Tony Johnson

Leeds couple ditched teaching and Asda careers to run chippy

A COUPLE who ditched their careers in teaching and the retail trade to take over a Pudsey chippy have ambitions to be the best fryers in the country.

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Sir Alan Langlands, Vice Chancellor of the University of Leeds.

University chief hits back after changes to statute spark dispute

The University of Leeds’ Vice-Chancellor has defended changes to its employment rules which critics say will threaten academic freedom and freedom of speech.

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Halifax MP Holly Lynch warns prison officers face huge risk of violence

Halifax MP Holly Lynch warns prison officers face huge risk of violence

Halifax MP Holly Lynch has warned that prisons are becoming increasingly unsafe for both prisoners and staff following a visit to HMP Leeds.

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West Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, right, is seeking more Independent Custody Visitors.

Video: Could you be the right person to help monitor cells at West Yorkshire's police stations?

West Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner is looking for volunteers to help monitor the conditions under which suspects are detained.
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High performance cars, which are taking part in the Cannonball Lions Road Trip 2017, made a quick pit stop at the Woolpack in Esholt, as the rally makes its way from Dublin on a three day journey around the UK.
 25th March 2016.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Supercars stop off at The Woolpack on UK tour

They are mechanical marvels, capable of reaching speeds of more than 200mph by pushing modern vehicle engineering to the limit.

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Leeds nurse tells of Ebola scare in harrowing book on outbreak

Leeds nurse tells of Ebola scare in harrowing book on outbreak

A LEEDS nurse who helped saved lives during the 2014 Ebola crisis in West Africa has co-written a harrowing inside story of one of the modern world’s most deadly disease outbreaks.

Health
Terry Lofthouse, a rugby player who collapsed and 'died'  on the pitch playing for York Lokomotive Masters  rugby team .

‘I nearly died after collapsing during Leeds rugby match’

A rugby club has launched a bid to buy life-saving equipment after a player collapsed on the pitch and needed life saving surgery in Leeds.

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Headingley Hill Congregational Church on Headingley Lane. . Picture Tony Johnson.

Flats plan will ‘preserve’ historic north Leeds church

A developer hopes his plans to turn a 150-year-old former Headingley church into flats will help preserve the work of renowned Leeds architect Cuthbert Brodrick.

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Sally Major and her family.

'I can't give up on my wife, please help me continue our battle'... Desperate Yorkshire family's plea as mum battles cancer

THE husband of Yorkshire woman Sally Major - who is undergoing potentially life saving cancer treatment in Germany - has made a fresh appeal for donations and said "I can't give up on my wife" after revealing the cancer has progressed.
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Woman injured in two-car crash in Leeds

A WOMAN was taken to hospital by ambulance after suffering suspected spinal injures in a two-car crash in the  Guiseley area of Leeds this afternoon.

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Emergency services and Bomb Disposal at Thornbury Barracks. Picture: Steve Riding.

Suspicious package blown up at army barracks - police close roads and evacuate homes

ARMY bomb disposal crews have carried out a controlled explosion after a suspicious package was found in the grounds of an army barracks in Pudsey.

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Queen Victoria and Prince Albert taken in May 1854.
Picture: PA

Queen Victoria etchings that once sparked a right royal row go on show in Yorkshire

The Royal Family’s strained relations with the media are as infamous as they are numerous.

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Coroners seek relatives of woman who had links to West Yorkshire and America

Coroners seek relatives of woman who had links to West Yorkshire and America

An appeal has been issued by coroners in West Yorkshire as they try to find the family of 92-year-old woman.

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Some 260 victims of modern slavery and human trafficking have been linked to Leeds in the last two years.

260 human trafficking victims linked to Leeds in two years

Around 260 victims of human trafficking linked to Leeds have been uncovered by police since 2015, a senior officer has revealed.

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Mother’s Day children’s hospice fundraising campaign in Leeds doctor’s memory

Mother’s Day children’s hospice fundraising campaign in Leeds doctor’s memory

THE family of a Leeds doctor who died from breast cancer have launched a campaign to raise cash for the children’s hospice where she worked in her memory this Mother’s Day.

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Library picture of a policeman.

Yorkshire police inspector found with £700,000 of drugs at home faces lengthy prison term

A police inspector who was found with £700,000 of drugs at his home, including a huge amount of cocaine in his washing machine, is expected to be given an lengthy prison sentence today.

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Police charge 29 people over historic child sex abuse in West Yorkshire town

Police charge 29 people over historic child sex abuse in West Yorkshire town

Dozens of people have been charged with the sexual exploitation of teenage girls in a West Yorkshire town after police investigated historic allegations of abuse.
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PC Keith Palmer

More than  £200,000 raised for family of police officer murdered in terror attack

THE JustGiving page set up this morning to support the family of the Metropolitan Police officer  fatally stabbed in yesterday’s  terror attack at Westminster has already raised more than £200,000 with donations continuing to flood in.
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