Burglar’s £10,000 spree of crime included charity boxes

A burglar who stole around £10,000 worth of goods and cash during a spree of break-ins at business premises has been jailed for 32 months.

The robbery took place at an off-licence in Staincliffe Road, Dewsbury. Picture: Google

Knifepoint robber in hi-vis vest injured Dewsbury shopkeeper as he stole till

A shopkeeper in Dewsbury was injured by an armed robber who threatened him with a kitchen knife during a raid last night.


Big-hearted well-wisher spreads cheer with touching ‘thank you’ note for Yorkshire ambulance staff

Ambulance staff in West Yorkshire got an ideal tonic when a mystery well-wisher left a ‘thank you’ note on their vehicle.

The scene in Temple Road, Dewsbury, last night. Picture: @WYP_RPU

Car cleared wall and crashed into railings in Dewsbury

A car cleared a wall and crashed into metal railings when it left the road in Dewsbury.

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Award in memory of Batley MP Jo Cox: Leeds recognises unsung heroes

THE family of murdered Batley MP Jo Cox are set to present an award in her honour at the first Compassionate City Awards ceremony in Leeds.

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Lady Ann Road, Batley. Image: Google

Batley racist attack suspects wore school uniforms

A WOMAN was seriously injured during a racially aggravated assault in Batley by attackers wearing school uniforms.
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The seized tobacco products

Huge haul of illegal cigarettes and tobacco seized from Leeds

A major police and Trading Standards operation has recovered over 275,000 illicit cigarettes from the streets of Harehills, Dewsbury and Batley.

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Jo Cox

New campaign in memory of Jo

The husband of murdered Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox has launched an appeal in her memory aimed at helping to combat loneliness at Christmas.

Emergency services descended on Jackson's Lane in Thornhill earlier today. Picture: Google

Chemicals found in house after man dies suddenly in Dewsbury

Emergency services are working at a house in Dewsbury after a man died there suddenly today.

Police are appealing for information.

Two arrests after Dewsbury barn fire

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a barn fire in Dewsbury.


Investigation launched into barn fire in Dewsbury

An investigation was today under way into the cause of a barn fire in Dewsbury.

Malham Drive, Batley. Image: Google.

Armed police help sword man badly injured in Batley roof fall

A MAN reportedly armed with a sword suffered serious injuries after he fell from the roof of a building in Batley.
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Appeal for return of missing Dewsbury man

Police are asking for help from the public to find a missing Dewsbury man.
The most recent shooting happened at the junction of Back Maud Avenue and Back Maud Place in Beeston. Picture: Google

Attempted murder: Six suspects released on bail as investigation continues in Leeds shootings

Detectives have finished questioning six men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two shootings in Leeds.

Thornhill Street, Dewsbury. Image: Google

Arrests over alleged fraudulent charity collection for boy with cancer

POLICE are urging Dewsbury residents to be vigilant following reports of fraudulent charity collectors operating in the area.

Dewsbury Rams' head coach, Neil Kelly.
 Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

2018 Championship Fixtures: Dewsbury Rams

Here are Dewsbury Rams’ fixtures for the 2018 Championship season.

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Ryan and Gemma Piper with baby Isla at Pinderfields

Parents who feared premature baby would not survive praise ‘superb’ hospital staff

FIRST time parents who were terrified their premature baby daughter would not survive have praised hospital staff for the “superb” care they received.

Yorkshire's Sam Burgess could miss rest of Rugby League World Cup with injury

Yorkshire's Sam Burgess could miss rest of Rugby League World Cup with injury

Dewsbury-born England international Sam Burgess could miss the rest of the Rugby League World Cup after sustaining an injury in the opening game.
Police are appealing for witnesses.

Man threatens woman with hammer and snatches bag in Dewsbury shopping centre robbery

A man threatened a woman with a hammer and demanded her phone during a robbery in a Dewsbury shopping centre.
The junction of Halifax Road and Common Road. Photo: Google.

Robbers armed with knife threaten man as they steal business takings in West Yorkshire

A man was threatened with a knife during a robbery in Batley in which a large amount of cash was stolen.

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