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West Yorkshire & The Dales

Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate

A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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Katie Hamilton, 26, was studying at Leeds University.

Leeds student found dead at mental health unit ‘should have been under 24 hour watch’ - inquest told

A CONSULTANT forensic psychiatrist told a jury inquest he believed a woman who died after being found with a ligature around her neck at a mental health unit in Leeds should have been under 24-hour observation.

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Police had been searching for Jordan Line since Saturday.

Police issue update on search for missing 23-year-old West Yorkshire man

Police in West Yorkshire have shared an update this morning on the search for missing 23-year-old man.

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Ashes Pasture, Ribblehead. PIC: Simon Hulme

The time capsule deep in the Yorkshire Dales

AT the top of Yorkshire, on the eastern slope of Ingleborough where the flora and fauna are chiefly sheep and grass, some unexpected inhabitants have moved in.

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New report praises West Yorkshire Police

A new watchdog report has praised West Yorkshire Police (WYP) for its ethics, accessible complaints system and the treatment of staff.
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Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

A man who was wanted on a European Arrest Warrant has been captured by police in West Yorkshire.

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Clockwise from top left: Darnell Harte; Ellis and Elliot Thornton-Kimmitt; Robbie Meerun, and Anthoney Armour.

UPDATED: Five killed after car hit tree in Leeds: Inquests opened and adjourned

INQUESTS into the deaths of five people including three children who lost their lives  when a  car ploughed into a tree in Leeds have been opened and adjourned at Wakefield Coroner's Court this morning.
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Schoolboy Ellis Dove, seven, of Middleton, with a sack full of presents. He emptied his piggybank to buy warm clothes for a homeless man because he  was so concerned about him living in a tent in Leeds city centrre. 8 December 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Kind Leeds schoolboy bought Christmas gifts for homeless ‘man in the tent’

BIG-hearted schoolboy Ellis Dove emptied his piggbybank to buy Christmas presents for a homeless man sleeping in a tent in Leeds city centre.

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Nowell Court, Harehills. Image: Google

Flat fire in Harehills: Man taken to hospital by ambulance

A MAN was taken to hospital after a blaze at a flat in Leeds.

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Wakefield Road, Ossett. Image: Google

Caravan blaze on Wakefield Road Ossett: Man suffered smoke inhalation

A MAN suffered smoke inhalation after a caravan blaze in Ossett near Wakefield.

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M62 junction in West Yorkshire reopens after lorry crash

The M62 eastbound has now reopened at junction 26 near Bradford after a lorry crashed into the central reservation.

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Katie Hamilton, 26, was studying at Leeds University.

Leeds University student’s death - jury inquest continues

A DOCTOR told an inquest she set a 15-minute observation time for a patient at a mental health unit in Leeds after consulting a charge nurse, a registrar and a consultant psychiatrist.

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West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

Police in West Yorkshire have arrested 50 people since a festive crackdown on drink and drug driving began at the start of this month.
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Yorkshire’s Best Pub? It’s a piece of living history

SKIPTON’S Market Square slopes gently upward towards the town’s magnificent 14th century castle, Yorkshire’s last Royalist stronghold during the English Civil War, when it was under siege for three years.

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Kate Hainsworth

New chief executive for Leeds Community Foundation charity

LEEDS Community Foundation has announced the appointment of Kate Hainsworth as its new chief executive.

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Leeds City College ice rink: students get their skates on to celebrate end of term

Leeds City College ice rink: students get their skates on to celebrate end of term

LEEDS City College staff and students have been celebrating the end of term with an ice rink at the Printworks Campus on Hunslet Road.

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Christmas Turkey Dash TV fundraiser for Leeds hospice charity

Christmas Turkey Dash TV fundraiser for Leeds hospice charity

A TURKEY Dash is set to raise cash for the charity that runs Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds.

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Jo Cox

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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Leeds schoolgirl Kayleigh Glancy, 14, hands over presents to Radio Aire's Mission Christmas appeal for disadvantaged children she has bought with cash she earned from chores she's done throughout the year. Kayleigh has raised hundreds of pounds for Mission Christmas for a number of years.
4 December 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Leeds schoolgirl donates £1,000 of toys to Christmas appeal

KIND-hearted Leeds schoolgirl Kayleigh Glancy has been working hard and saving all year to buy Christmas presents for disadvantaged children.

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The People's Powerhouse project was founded by Jo Miller and Tracy Fishwick

Citizens assembly could put people at the heart of Northern Powerhouse concept, says report

A ‘CITIZENS assembly’ for the North similar to those in Canada and Ireland could help involve people in the democratic process in a devolved Yorkshire, according to a report published today.

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