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Dewsbury youth group provide crime-battling leaflet service

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Pictured are teaching assistant Rachel Barker, Melanie Cropper (community champion, Tesco Cleckheaton), participating students, representatives from Fusion Giving, and Kelly Heddon (assistant headteacher).

Healthy eating highlighted at inaugural Foodstival event

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Accident causing delays on M62

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Sidrah Razaq, 22, sounded an alarm when faced with would-be robbers.

Young shopkeeper faces down raiders armed with brick

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Birstall campaigner receives boost in campaign for brother's legacy

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New peer support group to boost mental health

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Woman jailed for life for tying friend to bed and stabbing her repeatedly

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Jo Cox's family vow to support shamed Brendan

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Collect of Daniel Long, 15, who commited suicide at his home in Leeds, South Yorkshire. See Ross Parry story RPYSTRESS; The heartbroken sister of a straight-A student who committed suicide due to exam stress has launched a national campaign to prevent it happening again. 'Brainy' Daniel Long, 15, hanged himself in February 2017 after he developed acute anxiety whilst revising for his GCSEs. He was discovered unresponsive by his heartbroken mum Emma Oliver, 43, who had rushed upstairs when she heard a loud bang coming from his bedroom. Emma desperately tried to save him with CPR while a neighbour called 999, but Daniel was rushed to hospital where he was put on life support.

MP backs bid to get a counsellor for every school

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CEREMONY: Last year's Duke of York's Community Initiative awards event.

Royal initiative honour for Mirfield DofE group

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Accident causing delays on M62

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The M621 in Leeds.

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

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Updated: Delays clearing on M62 in West Yorkshire after multi-car crash

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Updated: Traffic cleras on M62 motorway in West Yorkshire after vehicle breaks down

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Northern services are affected.

Fire causes 'severe disruption' to rail services between Leeds and Manchester

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Woman jailed for life for tying friend to bed and stabbing her repeatedly

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Some of the knives illegally sold to under 18s at shops tested in West Yorkshire.

Police find shops willing to sell knives illegally to children in West Yorkshire

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Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has organised tonight's meeting

Police at public meeting in Cleckheaton tonight to address Batley and Spen burglary and car crime concerns

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Towngate in Mirfield. Picture: Google.

Man arrested as police probe spate of burglaries in West Yorkshire town

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Healthy eating highlighted at inaugural Foodstival event

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Collect of Daniel Long, 15, who commited suicide at his home in Leeds, South Yorkshire. See Ross Parry story RPYSTRESS; The heartbroken sister of a straight-A student who committed suicide due to exam stress has launched a national campaign to prevent it happening again. 'Brainy' Daniel Long, 15, hanged himself in February 2017 after he developed acute anxiety whilst revising for his GCSEs. He was discovered unresponsive by his heartbroken mum Emma Oliver, 43, who had rushed upstairs when she heard a loud bang coming from his bedroom. Emma desperately tried to save him with CPR while a neighbour called 999, but Daniel was rushed to hospital where he was put on life support.

MP backs bid to get a counsellor for every school

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WINNING WORK: Spen Valley High School student Izobelle Broadley with her artwork.

Izobelle’s artwork on show at hospital

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DETERMINED: Haroon Mahmood with his certificate.

Kirklees student Haroon among the best in UK

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St John Fisher Academy, Dewsbury

Ofsted inspectors tell ‘inadquate’ Dewsbury academy it must improve

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Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

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Updated: Delays clearing on M62 in West Yorkshire after multi-car crash

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West Yorkshire Combined Authority has called for a change to the way rail improvements are planned.

West Yorkshire transport bosses call for ‘urgent overhaul’ of rail infrastructure planning system

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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

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Murdered MP Jo Cox's widower quits charity roles after sexual assault allegations

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Suspended Mayor of Mirfield Paul Blakeley.

Mayor of Mirfield suspended

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West Yorkshire Combined Authority has called for a change to the way rail improvements are planned.

West Yorkshire transport bosses call for ‘urgent overhaul’ of rail infrastructure planning system

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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

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Braving the elements:  Some of the campaigners at Dewsbury

Campaigners make their NHS case at Dewsbury Hospital

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Call to replace 15 holly trees axed in Batley park

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The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Yorkshire this weekend.

Weather warning: Snow and ice on the way as Met Office issues warning for Yorkshire this weekend

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Filthy conditions on the Calder banks in Dewsbury.

Dewsbury group vows to clean up 'filthy' Calder banks

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Heavy rain is expected in parts of Yorkshire on Wednesday morning.

Flood warning: Things are going to get very wet in parts of Yorkshire tomorrow

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MP backs bid to get a counsellor for every school

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Ismail with his Dewsbury 10k race medal

A decade after life support was to be switched off, Batley man Ismail completes Dewsbury 10k challenge

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Braving the elements:  Some of the campaigners at Dewsbury

Campaigners make their NHS case at Dewsbury Hospital

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Dentaid mobile dental unit has treated patients at Dewsbury again early in 2018 following a well-attended session last autumn

Mobile dental team sees 38 more patients in Dewsbury

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Ismail Patel is competing in the Dewsbury 10k race this weekend

From life support to taking on the big 10k - Batley man Ismail ready for Dewsbury’s big race

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