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More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

Rail union RMT has announced another 24-hour strike as part of a long-running dispute over the role of train guards.

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Protect the Protectors: How you can support our dedicated police, firefighters and paramedics in face of attacks

West Yorkshire’s blue light services are standing together in support of new laws to give police, firefighters and paramedics better protection against attacks while on duty.

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Sizzling week-long heatwave set to hit Yorkshire again, say forecasters

The heatwave may have disappeared - but don't worry, there's another one on the way!

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This horse, Juliette, was seized from its owner in Shipley, Bradford, and is now being cared for in the south of England

West Yorkshire highest for horse cruelty complaints as sick animals 'dumped at roadside'

MORE COMPLAINTS are made about cruelty to horses in West Yorkshire than anywhere else in the country, new RSPCA figures show.
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Cyber crime officers to be recruited in West Yorkshire

Nearly 70 specialist officers are being recruited to help tackle rising levels of online criminal activity in West Yorkshire.

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Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Significant worldwide demand for tickets is expected ahead of this summer's FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

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FEATURE: ‘If my sculptures make people smile, then it makes me happy too’

FEATURE: ‘If my sculptures make people smile, then it makes me happy too’

A reclaimed steel sculptor from Kirklees is braced to host his first exhibition in years after an enforced break.

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Northern services are being disrupted after trespassers forced the closure of railway lines.

Severe disruption to Northern train services after incident between Halifax and Bradford

Passengers are being warned to expect cancellations and delays to Northern services in West Yorkshire following an incident on the railway this morning.

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The man's body was found inside a house in Norfolk Street, Batley. Picture: Google

Police investigating death of man found inside Batley house

A woman has been interviewed by police investigating the death of a 39-year-old man in Batley.

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Mirfield footballers poised for five-a-side charity clash

Mirfield footballers poised for five-a-side charity clash

A group of footballers from Mirfield are taking part in a charity game to raise vital hospital funds.

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Drivers warned to expect rush hour delays due to smart motorway fault on West Yorkshire motorway

Motorists have been warned to expect rush hour delays due to a 'signal fault' on a West Yorkshire motorway.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

Crime
Police are seeking witnesses to a collision on the M62 near Hartshead Moor services.

Police seek witnesses to serious crash on M62 near Hartshead Moor services

Police are seeking witnesses to a crash on the M62 which left a man seriously injured.

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TSB

Why you should check your account if you bank with TSB in Yorkshire

Customers of banking giants TSB might want to check their account after reports on social media of problems with their online banking function.

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Stereophonics

BREAKING: Stereophonics announce open air gig in Yorkshire - tickets go on sale this Friday

One of Britain’s best live bands Stereophonics are to play a not-to-be-missed headline date at Scarborough Open Air Theatre this summer.

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SUCCESS: The Transalloy team with Andy Gardiner, second right.

Fledgling alloy wheels firm motors ahead

An Heckmondwike-based company is celebrating a successful first year in business.

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Shiver me timbers: Volunteer staff and Duke Of Edinburgh volunteers dress up for the Pirate Walk.

Summer camp places up for grabs

Organisers of Kirklees Summer Playcamp have announced that booking for this year’s camps is now open.

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Maisie Catt: Her life has been transformed by her blades.

Prosthetic blades transform Maisie’s life

HUNDREDS of children with limb loss, including some in the West Yorkshire area, are set to benefit from a further £1.5 million investment into sports and activity prosthetics under plans announced by Care Minister Caroline Dinenage.

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JUST CHAMPIONS: Brighouse and Rastrick brass band will be performing in Mirfield.

Brighouse band to perform at church

The Brighouse and Rastrick brass band will be performing at St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Mirfield on Saturday 28 April at 7.30pm.

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LOCALA LEADER: Chief executive Karen Jackson.

Locala partnership appoints former trust boss as chief executive

Locala Community Partnerships CIC has appointed a new chief executive.

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