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Tribute to selfless people who put others first

There are those in our society whose brave, selfless and quick-thinking actions reverberate beyond the horrific moment in which they put their lives on the line to save others. I can think of no finer example of this than the heroism of the two police...

today, 17:03 in Yorkshire & Humber

Reel people ‘a premiere attraction’

A screening of films about the Dewsbury and Batley areas has been hailed as ‘an overwhelming success’ creating a feel good factor for the towns. Popcorn Premiere was shown at Dewsbury Town Hall on Friday 18 May and featured 12 short films about the...

yesterday, 12:13 in Yorkshire & Humber

Park walk raises £1,500 for charities

A party of 30 parishioners from Holy Spirit Church, Heckmondwike, and St Paul’s Church at Cleckheaton held a sponsored walk around St Aidan’s Country Park in Swillington last Sunday. The walkers managed to raise £1,500 for the Teenage Cancer Trust and...

yesterday, 09:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Enjoying fun and games at hobby club

Children from Eversleigh Day Nursery in Earlsheaton recently paid a visit to the My Time hobby group. The children enjoyed taking part in lots of crafting including mask making and drawing. A spokesman for the nursery said: “The activities helped the...

yesterday, 09:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Two people trapped after collision in Birstall

Two people were left trapped after a collision in Birstall. The crash, involving two separate vehicles, happened at about 11.30am today (Friday) in Gelderd Road. A spokesman for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said two people were injured in...

Friday, 20:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

Thunderstorms: What causes this extreme weather phenomena and can they be predicted?

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are predicted around various parts of the UK over the upcoming bank holiday weekend, with thunderstorms, alongside lightning, being some of the most dramatic weather phenomena in the UK. What exactly causes the dramatic...

Friday, 15:28 in Yorkshire & Humber

10 of the most luxurious boutique hotels in Yorkshire for a stress-free break

In need of a relaxing night away? Yorkshire is home to a wealth of exquisite boutique hotels that offer the utmost in luxury, giving you the perfect excuse to pack a bag and head off for a well-deserved break. Here are 10 of the region's most stylish...

Friday, 13:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bank Holiday weather: What to expect hour-by-hour in Yorkshire over the next three days

The second bank holiday of May is almost upon us, but will the weather be gloriously warm and sunny or will it be bleak and grey? In general, over Yorkshire and the Humber there will be rain, occasionally heavy pushing north, being drier in the south...

Friday, 11:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Waggy dog tale delivers family fun

A professional theatre company is bringing fun performances for children to five community venues across Dewsbury and Batley during this half term. Creative Scene is presenting Oskar’s Amazing Adventure which is suitable for children under eight and...

Thursday, 16:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

9 things to do in Yorkshire over the May bank holiday weekend

The second bank holiday of the month is shortly upon us and with this comes the search for fun events and activities around Yorkshire. Yorkshire has a wide array of different events taking place throughout the region over the upcoming May bank holiday...

Thursday, 16:03 in Yorkshire & Humber

Warning issued to Yorkshire motorists planning on getting away over bank holiday

Drivers are being advised to plan for delays on popular routes this weekend as the bank holiday coincides with the start of half term and a spell of warm weather. WEATHER: Bank holiday scorcher predicted for Yorkshire Between 15-20 million UK...

Thursday, 13:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bank holiday scorcher predicted for Yorkshire

Get your shades, shorts, vests and barbecues at the ready. READ: How Yorkshire schools can issue £480 in fines for taking your children on holiday Yorkshire is set to enjoy the second scorching bank holiday weekend of the month over the coming days,...

Thursday, 12:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here's when and why you'll start spotting learner drivers on motorways in Yorkshire

A huge shake-up into the process of how people learn to drive is about to come into effect. READ: Data shows women are better drivers – in theory And one of the big changes that has got a lot of people talking revolves around learner drivers being...

Thursday, 08:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Further disruption to Yorkshire rail services as Northern workers walk out on strike

Rail passengers in Yorkshire face further disruption today as Northern staff stage a further 24-hour strike as a dispute over the role of guards rumbles on. Members of the RMT union have walked out on strike in the ongoing row over the safety of...

Thursday, 08:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Looking for a new pet? These 5 rescue centres offer animal rehoming and adoption in Yorkshire

There are a wide array of charities and rescue centres throughout Yorkshire which offer a variety of small animals for adoption and rehoming. If you’re looking for a new pet and want to give an abandoned animal a loving home there’s plenty of choice...

Wednesday, 17:13 in Yorkshire & Humber

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