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A burning impression on Yorkshire’s great moorland

On first glance it’s perhaps understandable how this picture of a solitary figure, seemingly enveloped by jaundiced-looking clouds of smoke, could make for a worrying sight.

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Missing Halifax girl found safe and well

Missing Halifax girl found safe and well

A 12-year-old girl reported missing from Halifax has been found, police have confirmed.

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A rising number of legally held firearms have been stolen in West Yorkshire over the last three years. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Revealed: The growing number of legally-held firearms stolen in West Yorkshire

AN increasing number of registered shotguns and rifles are being stolen in West Yorkshire every year, according to police records.

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8 things you need to know on Saint George’s Day

It’s Saint George’s Day today, the day we celebrate England’s patron saint - or the day we moan about how we ought to celebrate him, whilst not doing anything to actually celebrate him ourselves.

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(L-R) Flying Scotsman and Virgin Trains' new Azuma travel in the same direction alongside two of Virgin Trains' present day fleet - to depict the past, present and future of UK rail travel.  Picture by David Parry/PA Wire

PHOTOS: Incredible sight as four iconic trains make history in Yorkshire

It was a sight which had never been witnessed on the tracks before, four generations of trains spanning the past, present and future of rail travel on the East Coast main line, all travelling in parallel in the same direction through the Yorkshire countryside.

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Concern over A&E crisis funding

Cash injections to ease the pressure on already over-stretched A&E departments are a “sticking-plaster” on a widening crisis, unions have warned, as details begin to emerge of grants to hospitals in Yorkshire.

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Police heading to scene of M62 crash near Castleford

Police heading to scene of M62 crash near Castleford

West Yorkshire Police are responding to reports of a crash on the M62 near Castleford.
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One of West Yorkshire Police's authorised firearms officer at the force's Carr Gate training facility. Picture: James Hardisty

The police officers armed and ready in bid to keep Leeds streets safe

In part five of the Yorkshire Evening Post’s series on gun and knife crime, we focus on the work of authorised firearms officers.

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Leeds couple in court after £24,000 benefit fraud

A FORMER soldier from Leeds helped his partner carry out part of a benefit fraud as she falsely claimed just over £24,000 in housing benefits and tax credits.

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Access ramps installed - for Harrogate’s frogs

Frog ramps have been installed at a boating pond in Harrogate to ensure the animals can climb its steep walls.

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Leeds man caught with hundreds of child abuse images avoids jail

A LEEDS man who downloaded hundreds of indecent images of children as young as three-years-old being sexually abused by adults has been sentenced to a community order.

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Review: Don’t Tell Titus, Saltaire

The aptly named Don’t Tell Titus is a bustling little cafe/bar just up from Salt’s Mill, Saltaire.

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WATCH: See inside abandoned military base near Leeds

This former RAF base has been abandoned by the military since 2013.

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Emmerdale star Lucy Pargeter has given birth to twin baby girls

It's twins! Emmerdale Star Lucy Pargeter gives birth to two girls

Emmerdale star Lucy Pargeter has given birth to twin baby girls.
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The cyber scam has affected West Yorkshire residents.

Police urge West Yorkshire residents not to be fooled by email virus scam

Vigilance is being urged after bogus emails containing viruses have been sent out, claiming to be from various authorities.
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Axed Leeds care home set to be transformed into 37 bed NHS recovery hub

LEEDS City COUNCIL chiefs have set out a “transition plan” for an elderly care home earmarked for closure which is set to be as a 37-bed NHS intermediate care and recovery support centre.

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Paedophile who sexually abused young girl at Wakefield swimming pool is jailed

Paedophile who sexually abused young girl at Wakefield swimming pool is jailed

A PAEDOPHILE who repeatedly sexually abused a young girl in swimming pool changing rooms at leisure centres in Wakefield and Barnsley has been jailed for nine years.

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Leeds Rhinos fan Chris King got to fulfil an ambition on Easter Monday when he attended his first game at Headingley Carnegie having become the first person in the UK to have a double hand transplant.

Double hand transplant man’s applause is a first at Leeds Rhinos clash

THE first man in the UK to have a double hand transplant got the chance to clap his rugby league heroes on his first visit to Headingley Carnegie Stadium.

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Queen Elizabeth II at the launch at Buckingham Palace, London of The Queen's Baton Relay for the XXI Commonwealth Games being held on the Gold Coast in 2018. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday March 13, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Commonwealth. Photo credit should read: Toby Melville/PA Wire

Week Ahead: What will make the headlines this week (beginning April 17, 2017)

Getting a handle on the week’s news headlines is no mean feat. Neil Hudson tries to get to grips with current and future trends and attempts not to drop the proverbial ball

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An image of missing man Richard Johnson released by West Yorkshire Police

Found: Police thank public for help tracing Richard Johnson

POLICE have thanked the public after a man reported missing was found today.
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