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Watches delivered by drone in West Yorkshire

A West Yorkshire watch firm has delivered its first timepieces by drone.

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Andrea Bradley has her head shaved by Emmerdale actor John Middleton. PIC: Simon Hulme

Ex-Emmerdale star helps out at Harrogate charity head-shave

Ex-Emmerdale star John Middleton got the clippers out at a Harrogate salon to lop off a fundraising customer’s locks.

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Fiona Burks. PIC: Tony Johnson

Meet the Harrogate entrepreneur who loves a good yarn

Fiona Burks’ business has just been named in the top three of yarn shops in the North of England.

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Orhan Yigit

Police officer from Castleford ‘raped domestic violence victim’ - jury told

A POLICE Community Support Officer from Castleford raped a domestic violence victim after telling her he could help her, a jury was told.

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Leeds pensioners die after crash in the Dales

Leeds pensioners die after crash in the Dales

Two elderly women from Leeds have died after a collision in the Yorkshire Dales.
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Natalie Starr.

Burglary victim speaks out about 'disturbing' crime for West Yorkshire campaign

A burglary victim has spoken out as part of a West Yorkshire Police campaign against the crime.
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PIC: Ian Day

Yorkshire reservoir nestles in Brontë’s land of ‘bleak solitude’

Birds line the metalwork going out towards the octagonal valve tower at Lower Laithe Reservoir near the Brontë beauty spot of Haworth.

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Miss England, and former Miss South Yorkshire, Stephanie Hill, beat hundreds of contestants to take come third in the Miss World final

South Yorkshire beauty queen takes THIRD place in Miss World final

A South Yorkshire beauty queen beat fierce competition to take third place at the Miss World final in Sanya, China last night.
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Harrogate Christmas market opens with marriage proposal

Harrogate Christmas market opens with marriage proposal

A shopper at the Harrogate Christmas market was left in tears of happiness and when her partner proposed after 'weeks' of preparations.

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Bradley's mum said they had a fantastic time in the town

Bradley Lowery's family want to buy holiday home for sick children in Scarborough

Bradley Lowery’s mum says she is hoping to create a holiday home in Scarborough for sick children and their families to spend time together.

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Staff at Virgin East Coast are to ballot for strike action over pay.

More rail misery for Yorkshire as Virgin East Coast ballot for strike action

Workers on Virgin's East Coast rail line are to be balloted for industrial action in a dispute over pay.

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The average UK property is now worth 226,367.

UK house price trends: How your town compares with the rest of the country

The general trend of rising house prices is continuing, with the average UK property reaching £226,367 in September, an increase of 5.4% annually.
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A heavy goods vehicle stopped during Operation Tramline.

Lorries are 'potential killing machines' say West Yorkshire Police as results of operation revealed

Police in West Yorkshire recorded 60 offences during a joint operation to target the illegal use of mobile phones and other driving offences.

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Burglars have targeted McColls in Starbeck, Harrogate. Picture: Google

Witnesses saw young men running away after burglary at Harrogate shop

Two young men were seen running away from the scene after cigarettes were stolen from a Harrogate shop in the middle of the night.

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Pie of the day.
 PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Restaurant review: Black Horse Inn, Clifton, Brighouse

FOR a quiet pub, the Black Horse Inn sure has star appeal.

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Police chief Dee Collins.

Historic sex abuse takes up a third of force time

A THIRD of all West Yorkshire Police investigations now involve non-recent child sexual exploitation cases, according to a briefing paper detailing the acute pressures now facing the force.

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One third of investigations by West Yorkshire Police are historic CSE cases

A THIRD of all West Yorkshire Police investigations now involve non-recent child sexual exploitation cases, according to a briefing paper detailing the acute pressures now facing the force.

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Linda Box

Crooked Wakefield lawyer must pay back £1.9m or serve eight more years in jail

A CROOKED lawyer with a £13,000 plus designer shoe collection has been ordered to pay back less then half of the £4m she plundered from a Wakefield law firm to fund her addiction to high living.

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Sinead Wooding

Leeds husband denies murdering wife after burned body found in woods

A MOTHER-of-four was murdered by her husband and his friend in a suspected knife and hammer attack at a house in Leeds, a jury was told.

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Paul Rawlinson of Baltzersens and Norse in Harrogate. (1711062AM1)

'Indie Harrogate' launches tonight

Harrogate's growing independent scene may be about to take a massive step forward with its own branding for the first time.
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