BMW driver to be jailed after admitting charges over death of woman in town centre - Leeds Crown Court

An unlicensed BMW driver has been told he will be jailed after admitting causing the death of a woman.

Southway, Mirfield. Image: Google

Boy, 14, found with serious injuries in Mirfield: Police and paramedics called to street

A BOY aged 14 has been taken to hospital after being found with serious injuries  in Mirfield near Dewsbury this morning.
a police officer on an off-road bike

Police use DNA tagging spray in battle against off-road bikers in Kirklees

A DNA tagging spray is being used by a new police team in Kirklees to identify off-road bikers for prosecution.


CCTV appeal after man injured in robbery at Dewsbury rail station

POLICE have released CCTV  images of four men they want to trace in connection with a robbery at Dewsbury rail station.

Veteran Yorkshire actor lends voice to demands for another referendum

Veteran actor Sir Patrick Stewart has joined a campaign to demand another referendum on the final Brexit deal.

Crufts champ Leeds dog Vinnie fathered Aussie pups by post

Crufts champ Leeds dog Vinnie fathered Aussie pups by post

A DOUBLE Crufts winning champion dog from Leeds has fathered eight puppies in Australia – without setting a paw outside West Yorkshire.


Police release image in search for witnesses to fatal crash in Birstall

Police today issued a photo of two people who may have witnessed a fatal road collision in West Yorkshire.

James Phillips received an extended 14 year jail term when he appeared at Leeds Crown Court.

Heckmondwike man snared by paedophile hunters is branded 'dangerous sexual predator' by Leeds judge

A man ensnared by so-called paedophile hunters was given an extended jail term of 14 years as a judge branded him a “dangerous sexual predator”.

Police activity outside an address in Savile Town, Dewsbury. PIC: PA

Dewsbury men arrested in Savile Town counter terror raid

A pair of Dewsbury men have been arrested by counter terrorism police.

A Northern rail service.

Flooding disrupts trains between Mirfield and Leeds

Flooding has disrupted rail services between Mirfield and Leeds this morning.

Police were called to Syke Lane in Earlsheaton after a body was found. Picture: Google

Dewsbury police investigating after discovery of body in Earlsheaton

A police cordon has been put in place after a body was found in a Dewsbury suburb.

Spen Valley Road, Ravensthorpe. Image: Google

Armed police deployed after report of man with gun in Dewsbury street: Police suspect it was a false report

ARMED police descended on a Dewsbury street after police received a report a man with a gun had been spotted.
Kim Leadbeater. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Sister of tragic Jo Cox speaks on anniversary of Westminster Bridge terror attack

For Kim Leadbeater, the hate-fuelled crime that brought her world tumbling down was the murder of her sister, Batley & Spen MP Jo Cox, in 2016.

Dewsbury has one of the fastest-moving property markets in the country.

Dewsbury named as one of the fastest-moving property markets in the country

Newport in South Wales has been identified as Britain's fastest-moving property market, with the average length of time it takes to find a buyer in the city having been slashed by nearly a third over the past year.

Dewsbury MP grills transport Minister over rail delays

Dewsbury MP grills transport Minister over rail delays

West Yorkshire MP Paula Sherriff has secured a meeting with a Transport Minister about local rail issues after what she described as "five months of ducking-and-diving meetings".

Police have released this image of the missing girls

Appeal to trace missing Batley children

A search is underway to trace two children who have been missing from Batley for several days.

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CCTV image of man wanted in connection with attempted burglary

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with an attempted burglary in Dewsbury.

MISSED: Roger Holdsworth died last month.

Raising funds for Leeds brain tumour charity in memory of Dewesbury man

Family and friends have come together to raise funds for a Leeds brain tumour charity in memory of a West Yorkshire man.


Yorkshire nostalgia: The stray cat who lost an eye and ended up earning £1.60 a week from British Rail

February 4, 1976: Battling Thomas, Mirfield Station’s official cat, gets a meal from leading railwayman Nigel Stead after a successful drive to raise cash to pay his vet’s bill.

Shaunna Littlewood.

Woman jailed for life for tying friend to bed and stabbing her repeatedly

A WOMAN who tied her best friend to a bed and stabbed her repeatedly in a “motiveless” attack has been jailed for life.

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