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James Beattie. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United first team coach helps rescue two children from tiny stranded yacht


SKYPE VIDEO: Fashion blogger Susie Bubble inspires women tech creators at Leeds International Festival

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Batley man admits attempt to fight for Daesh in Syria

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Driving ban West Yorkshire coroner to retire after 30 years


Will it snow in Yorkshire today?

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West Yorkshire Police offer training spot to Hollywood A-lister

Police are warning drugs users about the "deadly" batches.

Police fear dealers are 'deliberately contaminating' deadly Yorkshire heroin batches

Jean Moyser is retiring as headteacher at Flanshaw J&I.

Retiring headteacher surprised with unusual dance routine...

Captain Gary Ballance scored a Yorkshire-best 203 not out against Hampshire to go with his first innings 108 (Picture: Allan McKenzie/

Hampshire v Yorkshire - The Verdict: Gary Ballance excels to rescue draw for Yorkshire

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WHO WILL PREVAIL? Hampshire's Jimmy Adams or Yorkshire captain, Gary Ballance.

As it Happened - How Yorkshire ground out a draw at Hampshire - The Story of Day Four

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The Tour de Yorkshire is a free show like no other

Tour de Yorkshire preview: What you need to know about this weekend’s big event

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance made 108 in the first innings against Hampshire and is unbeaten on 78 overnight in the second (Picture: Alex Whitehead/

Double trouble: Yorkshire looking to captain Gary Ballance as they battle to avoid another loss

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Fairhurst golden point sees Rams defeat Bulldogs


Monk vows to fight on after disastrous defeat for Leeds United


Hampshire v Yorkshire: We let it get away from us – Gary Ballance

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RECAP: Hampshire v Yorkshire (day one): James Vince scores century for hosts as Ben Coad stars again

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SKYPE VIDEO: Fashion blogger Susie Bubble inspires women tech creators at Leeds International Festival

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What a weekend! Your photos of sunny Yorkshire

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