Leeds man, 24, died after car mounted pavement and struck him: Inquest opens

A STUDENT suffered fatal injuries when a car mounted the pavement and struck him as he walked along a street in Leeds.
John Metcalf with his daughter Hannah ,wife Caroline, son Tom and grandson Harry. ''Picture Scott Merrylees

Cancer fight Leeds dad’s London Marathon run bid

An INSPIRATIONAL Leeds dad who joined a running club after being diagnosed with advanced bowel cancer is refusing to let the disease get in the way of his ambition to compete in the London Marathon.

Clare Clifford holding a photo of baby Charlotte

New baby joy for Leeds family a year after bed share death tragedy

A MOTHER who was sleeping in the same bed as her baby daughter when she tragically died last June said her family is trying to put their lives back together as they care for a newborn baby boy.
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Man died after he was hit by car in Leeds: Inquest opens

A MAN suffered fatal injuries when he was struck by a car in Leeds, an inquest opening heard.

Hollin Drive Weetwood

DVD player blaze at Leeds flat: Woman suffered smoke inhalation

A WOMAN suffered smoke inhalation after a blaze which is believed to have been caused by a DVD player in a  bedroom at a flat in Leeds.

Craig Smith

On the run: Man wanted on suspicion of firearms and threats to kill offences

A FRESH police appeal to find a man wanted in connection with firearms and threats to kill offences in Leeds has been featured on  BBC One's Crimewatch Roadshow.
Vickers Street Social Club.

Woman attacked during robbery at Castleford social club

POLICE are appealing for information after a woman was attacked and injured during a robbery at a social club in Castleford.

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Two taken to hospital after crash in Wakefield

TWO people were injured in a crash which led to a road being closed in Wakefield this morning.
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Biker injured in crash with car in Kirkstall: Incident causing traffic delays

A MOTORCYCLIST was injured in a collision with a car in the KIrkstall area of Leeds this morning.
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Blaze at petrol station shop: Cause being investigated

FIREFIGHTERS dealt with a blaze at a petrol station shop in Dewsbury this morning.

Appeal after death of Wakefield pensioner

CORONER'S officers in Wakefield are seeking to trace relatives after the death of a 78-year-old man.

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Man stabbed at bus stop in West Yorkshire town

DETECTIVES in Huddersfield are appealing for information after a man was stabbed in an unprovoked attack.

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Roman skull stolen from North Yorkshire dig

POLICE are investigating the theft of a skull dating back to Roman times from an archaeological dig in Malton.

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Attempted handbag robber fled after struggle with woman in Harrogate

A WOMAN struggled with a man who  tried to snatch  her handbag as she walked along a street in  Harrogate.
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Three-car crash causing major delays on M62 in Leeds

AN accident is causing major delays on the  M62 in Leeds this morning.


Accident causing delays on M621 in Leeds

AN accident involving two cars has led to one lane of the M621 in Leeds being closed this morning.

Bikes stolen from Leeds and Ilkley rail stations: Police release CCTV images

POLICE investigating a number of bike thefts at Leeds and Ilkley rail stations have issued CCTV images of men they want to trace.

Stephen Pollard

Open verdict at inquest into suspected Wakefield drug dealer's death

A CORONER recorded an open verdict at an  inquest into the death of a 58-year-old suspected drug dealer from Wakefield whose body was found in the River Aire in North Yorkshire three months after he was reported missing.


Bowler to barista: Ex-professional cricketer opens coffee shop in Leeds

FORMER professional cricketer Tim Linley has switched from bowler to barista after opening a coffee shop in his home city of Leeds.

Ben Gray

Police in Hull concerned for welfare of missing man

POLICE in Hull are appealing for the public's help to trace a missing 27-year-old man.

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