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Three teens jailed for 47 years after man shot on Dewsbury street

A LEEDS Crown Court judge has jailed three teenagers for a total of 47 years  after a man was shot and seriously injured in a "planned and premeditated" attack on a  Dewsbury street.
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Almost 50,000 worth of items have been reported as stolen from three hospitals.

REVEALED: £50,000 worth of items stolen from West Yorkshire hospitals

Almost £50,000 worth of items have been stolen from three West Yorkshire hospitals, figures reveal.

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Christopher Mosby

Gun threat Wakefield betting shop robber jailed for seven years

AN ARMED robber  who threatened a Wakefield betting shop manager with a fake handgun during a spree of offending has been locked up for seven years.
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FEATURE: Wartime immigrants laid foundation for descendants

FEATURE: Wartime immigrants laid foundation for descendants

This week’s final feature concludes everything and looks at the Asian population’s contribution made over these last 50 years within the Heavy Woollen District.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

Numbers refer to defendants’ ages. The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series September 20 edition are published below.

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Gang of youths attacks father and son at Huddersfield McDonald's

Gang of youths attacks father and son at Huddersfield McDonald's

A father and son were badly beaten by a group of youths outside a McDonald's restaurant in West Yorkshire after trying to stop them making offensive gestures.
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Bogus police officer tricks young Dewsbury woman into handing over valuable jewellery

Bogus police officer tricks young Dewsbury woman into handing over valuable jewellery

A young Dewsbury woman was duped into handing over thousands of pounds worth of jewellery by a criminal pretending to be a police officer.

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Missing: Cathryn Holdsworth, 72.

Search for 'vulnerable' elderly woman missing over a week

Police are trying to trace a vulnerable elderly woman who is missing in Halifax.

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Locala boss Robert Flack steps down

Locala boss Robert Flack steps down

The boss of community healthcare provider Locala has stepped down after six years in the job.

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Talha Asmal, from Dewsbury, who became Britain's youngest suicide bomber in 2015.

‘Sensitivity and understanding needed to encourage families who may report extremism fears’

Greater levels of sensitivity and understanding must be shown towards people who are considering telling the authorities of their fears that a friend or family member has been radicalised, according to a landmark study by Yorkshire academics.

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A model tries on the rare 1994 Pink Floyd Tour t-shirt at Oxfam's Festival Shop in Batley

Shine on you crazy diamond! Rare Pink Floyd t-shirt at Batley brnach will help Oxfam

A rare tour t-shirt from rock legends Pink Floyd has been discovered by volunteers sorting through donated items at Batley’s Oxfam Festival Shop.

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Dewsbury local historian Peter Bennett at Paratrooper Lance Corporal William Loney's grave, with its new headstone, in Holland. Picture: Danielle Roubroeks

Dewsbury Paratrooper WW2 hero William finally fully honoured at Arnhem ceremony

From a veteran comrade to young children from the local community, tribute was paid to a Dewsbury paratrooper who gave his life to defeat Nazi forces in world war two and at last has a memorial stone bearing his name.

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Band looks to raise £5k for Royal Albert Hall final

Band looks to raise £5k for Royal Albert Hall final

A popular local brass band is staging a fundraising concert later this month as it bids to reach the prestigious Royal Albert Hall.

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More rail strikes to hit Northern services

More rail strikes to hit Northern services

Workers at four rail companies - including Northern - are to stage two 24-hour strikes due to worsening disputes over the role of guards and driver-only trains.

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Educating Yorkshire star Mushy turns 21 and launches new career

Educating Yorkshire star Mushy turns 21 and launches new career

Remember the heart-warming moment when Yorkshire teenager Mushy Asghar overcame his stammer on national TV?

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19th February 2013. Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire Mark Burns-Williamson.

Mark Burns-Williamson: We all have part to play in tackling modern slavery

WITHIN the last few days, modern slavery and the trauma suffered by victims has quite rightly made headlines.

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Planning applications are submitted to Ashfield District Council.

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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More than 50 air cadets lined the route to the memorial

Cadets line route as air heroes remembered at Batley’s Battle of Britain parade

Four squadrons of Air Cadets lined the route to the memorial gardens for civic leaders, guests and surviving war veterans at this year’s Battle of Britain comemmoration service.

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Police officer at the scene of an axe attack near Town Gate in Wyke, Bradford.

Man’s skull fractured in axe attack

Police were called to a report of an axe attack in Wyke, Bradford, last night (Sunday).

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Lusia Malinowska.

Family of Yorkshire horror crash victim pay tribute to 'most beautiful, amazing' grandma

Relatives have paid tribute to a pensioner who died at hospital in Leeds after a horror crash in Selby.
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