West Yorkshire and The Dales

West Yorkshire & The Dales

Andrew Cooper: Leeds providing a premier retail experience

Within the space of three years Leeds has seen the shopping experience in the city dramatically improve, both in its size and the new brands that have been attracted to come here.

Police dogs sniffed out Alex Owens hiding in the back garden of a house on Amberton Place, Leeds. Image: Google

Police dogs sniffed out car thief after high speed chase in Leeds

POLICE dogs sniffed out a car thief hiding in a garden following a high-speed police chase in Leeds.

Ashley Gibson was caught by police at a McDonalds in Farnley.

Leeds drug dealer had £81k of cocaine and young child in car at McDonald’s drive-through

A DRUG dealer was arrested at a McDonald’s drive-through with a kilo of cocaine worth £81,000 in his car.

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Andrew Loftus, left, the brother of Christopher, right, who was killed in Turkey while following Leeds United in 2000, has had a ban lifted preventing him from attending football matches.

Brother of tragic Leeds United fan has football banning order lifted

A LEEDS United fan whose brother was stabbed to death before a game in Turkey has been given permission to attend the club's matches after having a football banning order revoked.

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Pictures of the Ferrari were posted by the West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit.

Oops: £180,000 Ferrari towed away after crashing in Leeds

A Ferrari had to be towed away from the side of a major Leeds road after being badly damaged in a crash this weekend.

Police attend the scene at Newcastle House in Bradford this morning.

Resident tells of desperate bid to save toddler who died in Yorkshire tower block fall

A traumatised resident in a block of flats where a toddler fell on to cobbles from a sixth-floor window has spoken of the desperate attempts to save him.

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Flood warnings and alerts across Yorkshire as Storm Brian hit region

Flood warnings and alerts across Yorkshire as Storm Brian hit region

Flood warnings and alerts were issued yesterday as Storm Brian brought heavy rain to parts of Yorkshire and the Humber.
A 23-year-old woman has been arrested after the death of a baby at Newcastle House in Bradford.

Horror among residents as baby dies after falling from sixth-floor tower block window

Residents have reacted with horror after a woman was arrested on suspicion of murder following the death of an 18-month-old baby who fell from a sixth-floor window.
A woman has been arrested after an 18-month-old baby died in Bradford. Picture: Google.

Woman, 23, arrested as baby dies after fall from sixth-floor window

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after an 18-month-old baby died following a fall from a sixth-floor window.
Undercliffe Street, Bradford. Image: Google

Man shot and injured in second shooting incident in Bradford

A MAN was shot in the leg during one of two shooting incidents in Bradford yesterday

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Taneisha Felton

Can you help police trace missing 15-year-old Leeds girl?

POLICE are appealing for the public's  help to trace missing  15-year-old Leeds girl Taneisha Felton.
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Police in Leeds hunting a knifepoint robber have released this e-fit image of a woman they want to trace

Woman suspected of Leeds knifepoint street robberies

POLICE hunting a knifepoint robber who struck twice in Leeds have released an e-fit image of a woman they want to speak to
Unity Grove Harrogate. Image: Google

Two men stabbed in Harrogate - police linking attacks

TWO men suffered stab injuries i n Harrogate last night  during two attacks which police believe are linked.

Briggate in Leeds city centre.  Image: Google

Homeless former soldier used wheelchair to attack man in Leeds city centre’

A HOMELESS former soldier used part of his wheelchair to attack and seriously injure another homeless man outside McDonald’s in Leeds city centre.

West Yorkshire Police horse Connor

‘Handsome and hard-working’ West Yorkshire Police horse dies at age of 19

A West Yorkshire Police horse described as “handsome, hardworking and consistently brave” has died after 14 years serving the force.

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One year on... the Victoria Gate transformed shopping in Leeds.

Victoria Gate: One year on from Leeds's shopping revolution

It was one of the most eagerly anticipated developments in the whole of the retail world, not just Leeds, and now Victoria Gate and its flagship store John Lewis will celebrate its first anniversary today.
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Leeds police chase crash driver jailed

Leeds police chase crash driver jailed

AN Uninsured driver fleeing police in Leeds city centre drove the wrong way down a one-way street and crashed head on into a car driven by a mother with her two children as passengers.


Warning as doorstep conmen defraud elderly Batley woman of more than £3,000

Police in Batley are warning residents of bogus workmen after an an elderly woman was defrauded of more than £3,000.
West Yorkshire Police saw an 18 per cent rise in recorded crime

We’re finding it harder to do our job, say West Yorkshire Police

West Yorkshire Police has warned that it is becoming increasingly difficult for the force to do its job at the same level after new figures showed a rise in recorded crime last year.

Bromley Road, Batley: Pic: Google Maps

Elderly Batley woman defrauded of £3,000 by bogus workmen

Police in Batley are warning residents of bogus workmen following a report of an elderly lady being defrauded of over £3,000.

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