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Two arrests as crossbow and knives seized by West Yorkshire Police

Deadly weapons have been seized by West Yorkshire Police during an operation this evening.

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COLUMN: Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

COLUMN: Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

What’s in name? Quite a lot, as it goes.

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Batley and Spen MP tackles Government of police funding cuts

Batley and Spen MP tackles Government of police funding cuts

Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has quizzed ministers over Government cuts to local policing.

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Northern Rail shared this image as it confirmed there had been a landslip at Hipperholme.

Travel update: Trees on line and landslip disrupt West Yorkshire train services

Rail passengers in West Yorkshire are continuing to experience disruption to services after Storm Ophelia battered the region.
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Lucky children with Ashley Banjo get a visit from Mickey Mouse during a Disney On Ice Fit To Dance workshop

Disney On Ice youngsters get Fit To Dance with Diversity star Ashley Banjo

THESE lucky Disney On Ice youngsters had lots to sing and dance about after they won a Fit To Dance workshop led by Diversity star Ashley Banjo.

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The New York skyline from the dinner cruise

Travel review: Taking my first bite out of the Big Apple

They call it the city that never sleeps.
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Engineers are working to restore supplies to more than a thousand customers.

Engineers work to repair Storm Ophelia damage after thousands lose power supplies

More than 1,000 homes in North and West Yorkshire remain without power after engineers worked through the night to restore supplies.

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Major solo show of Chilean artist’s work at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Major solo show of Chilean artist’s work at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Last weekend saw the opening of a major solo exhibition by pioneering Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

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A Highways England camera shows the scene on the M62 westbound this morning. Copyright: Crown 2017.

Crash causes major delays on M62 between Leeds and Wakefield

Drivers are being warned about delays of more than hour on the M62 this morning following a crash.
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Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington and Bengal Brasserie managing director Malik Miah celebrating knockout new curry - the Rogan Josh Warrington

WIN: Rogan Josh Warrington meal for two and big fight tickets

IT'S the hottest ticket in town and we are giving you the chance to win this knockout prize - a meal for two to try the new Rogan Josh Warrington curry, named after the Leeds Warrior and tickets to see him fight this Saturday

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Name wanted for cute new born tiger cub at Flamingo Land - can you help?

THESE tiger feet are about to take their first walk outside to meet families at Flamingo Land and bosses want your help to name the cute new arrival.

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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.
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Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

What’s in name? Quite a lot, as it goes.
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The clubs members are shown playing Hotel (1974) by Denys Fisher.

Fun and games at Mirfield Library

The Game On club will be meeting next Wednesday (18 October) at Mirfield Library

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Quest to find top young chef

Quest to find top young chef

Budding young chefs across Kirklees are being invited to enter a prestigious cooking competition.

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PC gives vital talk on knife crime in Dewsbury

PC gives vital talk on knife crime in Dewsbury

Police highlighted the dangers of knife crime at an educational talk in Dewsbury.

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What's being planned where you live?

Latest planning applications

Here are the latest applications that have been submitted, approved and refused by Kirklees Council’s planning department.

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Malandra Burrows (Kathy Glover) and Frazer Hines (Joe Sugden) celebrate Emmerdale's 45th anniversary.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Emmerdale is 45 today... and look who’s back in the Woolpack

IN THE world of television, it was an event of such little significance that even TV Times devoted only three paragraphs to it.

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A view of the lodges from the lake

Travel review: Finding an oasis of calm in the North Yorkshire countryside

Ducks are incredibly exciting when you are a year old - especially when they are right on your decking, making a pitch for a bit of your apple.
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Storm Ophelia

When will Storm Ophelia hit Yorkshire?

With Tropical Storm Ophelia currently over parts of the UK, travel operators are warning for disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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