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Handgun found in hedges next to Dewsbury primary school

A handgun has been found in hedges next to a church and school on the Dewsbury-Batley border.

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DIABETES: Around 83,000 people will be covered by the eye screening programme.

Eye care scheme to help diabetics

Eye screening experts from the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust are currently helping people with diabetes in the Dewsbury and Batley areas care for their sight.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series June 22 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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RSPCA issues advice for pets after weather warning

RSPCA issues advice for pets after weather warning

It’s been the hottest day in June since 1976 today (Wednesday) but the Met Office has now issued a yellow warning for heavy downpours.

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A lorry caught fire Sunny Bank Road, Mirfield. Picture: Google

Tipper truck carrying waste caught fire in Mirfield

A road was closed in Mirfield earlier today when a tipper truck carrying general waste caught fire.

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VIDEO: Yorkshire fire chiefs issue open water shock advice after death of teenager in reservoir

VIDEO: Yorkshire fire chiefs issue open water shock advice after death of teenager in reservoir

Fire chiefs in West Yorkshire are highlighting the dangers of swimming in open water after a teenager died at a reservoir.
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Yorkshire is set to be hit by thunderstorms

Severe weather warning: Can Calderdale expect thunderstorms later today?

The heatwave is set to come to an end today with the warm air creating dramatic thunderstorms.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd

Come and visit ‘crisis-hit’ police in West Yorkshire, Home Secretary urged

The body representing rank and file police officers in West Yorkshire has written to Home Secretary Amber Rudd inviting her to visit the county.

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Coun Wakefield.

Smartcard use up by 20 per cent, says combined authority chairman

The chairman of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority has celebrated the “huge impact” of a smartcard travel scheme.

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Weather forecast.

Rain to make a return, but will it last?

Any hope of the heatwave of making a return will be dashed with rain forecast tomorrow.

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Keeping cool in thr recent hot weather are new friends Maria Elznic aged four and Nyla Swarray aged three.

How to stay cool during a heatwave

Thermometers have hit 30C in Yorkshire during a prolonged heatwave.

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Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

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Harrogate Road, Leeds. Photo: Google

Man seriously injured after van hit road sign in Leeds

A MAN was seriously injured after the van he was driving collided with a road sign in Leeds this morning.

Transport
Leeds Road, Dewsbury. Photo: Google.

Shop worker aged 91 injured during robbery in Dewsbury

A ROBBER pushed a 91-year-old shop worker to the ground during a raid at a store in Dewsbury.

Crime
SHOW VENUE: Harewood House.

All revved up for motor show fun

Harewood House is gearing up for a celebration of all things motoring on Sunday 2 July.

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Mayor of Kirklees, Cllr Christine Iredale, with some of the award winners.

Volunteers recognised for exceptional service to area

Some of the area’s most inspirational and dedicated volunteers were presented with a trophy by the Mayor of Kirklees Cllr Christine Iredale to mark Volunteers Week.

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Police have charged the man nearly four decades on.

Bradford man charged with kidnap and indecent assault of girl after nearly four decades

A man has been charged with the kidnap and indecent assault of a four-year-old girl in Keighley in 1978.

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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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FIRST DAY: Kirklees College students start the transformation of the new garden.

New garden for residents

A number of community groups have joined forces to create an outdoor space for the residents of Batley to enjoy.

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