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Watch: Five hour wait for lorry driver after his HGV got stuck on a bell in Holmfirth

A lorry that got stuck on a bridge over the River Holme in Holmfirth was there for five hours causing traffic problems in the area. The Portuguese driver is thought to have been following a sat nav when he tried to cross one way Hollowgate Bridge onto...

Examiner, 15 min. ago
 
Officers searching for former fairground worker from West Yorkshire

Officers searching for former fairground worker from West Yorkshire

Officers are trying to trace a former fairground worker in West Yorkshire. Police want to speak to Michael Clark in connection with an ongoing enquiry. He is believed to be from the Castleford or Airedale areas, and aged in his late 60s to early 70s,...

Wake Field Express, 23 min. ago
 
Officers searching for former fairground worker from West Yorkshire

Officers searching for former fairground worker from West Yorkshire

Officers are trying to trace a former fairground worker in West Yorkshire. Police want to speak to Michael Clark in connection with an ongoing enquiry. He is believed to be from the Castleford or Airedale areas, and aged in his late 60s to early 70s,...

 

Homes evacuated and hazardous materials team called to house after man dies

Residents were evacuated from their homes as a precaution as police investigated the death of a man in Crosland Moor . People were asked to leave their homes in the Balmoral Avenue area this afternoon due to the suspected presence of gas at the home...

Examiner, 46 min. ago
 
Why Nicole Scherzinger was telling the world she was born in Grimsby

Why Nicole Scherzinger was telling the world she was born in Grimsby

X Factor judge and American popstar Nicole Scherzinger has appeared in a spoof BBC talk show in which she dreams up a fake story about how she "grew up in Grimsby" - and even attempts the accent. The 39-year-old Hawaii-born former Pussycat...

Grimsby Telegraph, 47 min. ago
 
Sheffield student fled scene after ploughing into pedestrians over fears he would be mistaken for a terrorist in wake of Westminster attack

Sheffield student fled scene after ploughing into pedestrians over fears he would be mistaken for a...

A promising student has been jailed for causing multiple injuries to two Sheffield pedestrians that were struck by his speeding vehicle after he lost control on a speed bump and careered into the pavement. Recorder David Preston sentenced 19-year-old...

South Yorkshire Times, today, 18:05
 
Sheffield student fled scene after ploughing into pedestrians over fears he would be mistaken for a terrorist in wake of Westminster attack

Sheffield student fled scene after ploughing into pedestrians over fears he would be mistaken for a...

A promising student has been jailed for causing multiple injuries to two Sheffield pedestrians that were struck by his speeding vehicle after he lost control on a speed bump and careered into the pavement. Recorder David Preston sentenced 19-year-old...

The Star, today, 18:04
 
Woman sprayed in face with unknown substance during robbery in South Yorkshire underpass

Woman sprayed in face with unknown substance during robbery in South Yorkshire underpass

A 44-year-old woman was sprayed in the face with an unknown substance during a robbery in a South Yorkshire underpass. The robbery took place at around 12.50pm yesterday when the woman was approached from behind and pushed to the floor as she was...

The Star, today, 18:04
 

Serial arsonist who set fire to hospital and museum may get life sentence

A serial arsonist has been told he could face a life sentence for setting fire to a hospital in Stoke-on-Trent and starting a blaze at Southampton's SeaCity Museum. Thomas Ashcroft was cleared of the manslaughter of an elderly patient who collapsed...

The Star, today, 18:04
 

Financial incentives increase breastfeeding rates in pilot study

Offering new mothers financial incentives could significantly increase low breastfeeding rates, a "groundbreaking" pilot study has found. More than 10,000 new mothers across South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and north Nottinghamshire were involved...

The Star, today, 18:04
 
Sheffield student fled scene after ploughing into pedestrians over fears he would be mistaken for a terrorist in wake of Westminster attack

Sheffield student fled scene after ploughing into pedestrians over fears he would be mistaken for a...

A promising student has been jailed for causing multiple injuries to two Sheffield pedestrians that were struck by his speeding vehicle after he lost control on a speed bump and careered into the pavement. Recorder David Preston sentenced 19-year-old...

Sheffield Telegraph, today, 18:03
 
Sheffield student fled scene after ploughing into pedestrians over fears he would be mistaken for a terrorist in wake of Westminster attack

Sheffield student fled scene after ploughing into pedestrians over fears he would be mistaken for a...

A promising student has been jailed for causing multiple injuries to two Sheffield pedestrians that were struck by his speeding vehicle after he lost control on a speed bump and careered into the pavement. Recorder David Preston sentenced 19-year-old...

Yorkshire Post, today, 18:01
 

Children as young as 11 vandalising cars in Lindley

Vandals are targeting cars parked on the street in Lindley. A number of vehicles in the Brian Street and Thomas Street areas have repeatedly had their wings mirrors broken in a series of weekend attacks allegedly carried out by teenagers and...

Examiner, today, 17:58
 
Troubled children’s TV ‘chum’ Chegwin dead at 60

Troubled children’s TV ‘chum’ Chegwin dead at 60

HE was the Peter Pan who never outgrew the chirpy, cheeky persona he created for himself on children’s TV. Last night, his co-stars and a generation of viewers reacted with shock and sadness as time caught up with Keith Chegwin. He died at 60 from...

Yorkshire Post, today, 17:55
 
Heating problem at Wakefield’s Sun Lane swimming pool

Heating problem at Wakefield’s Sun Lane swimming pool

A swimming pool is colder than usual today because of a heating problem at Wakefield Council’s Sun Lane leisure centre. The council has apologised for the low temperature and for warm showers not being available at the city centre pool. Wakefield...

Wake Field Express, today, 17:47
 


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