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Drug dealers in West Yorkshire selling former 'legal highs' one year on from ban

WEST Yorkshire Police have recorded 19 offences in connection with former 'legal highs' in the 12 months since a ban came into  force as market for the psychoactive substances has been "pushed underground." The change in legislation in May...

1 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

Highways England is lifting more than 300 miles of roadworks to help people travelling this May bank holiday. Almost 98 per cent of motorways and strategic A roads will be roadworks-free over the bank holiday. Highways England is completing 184 and suspe

today, 09:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Halifax mum and daughters ran for their lives during Manchester attack

A Halifax mum and her two daughters ran for their lives when the Manchester bomb exploded at the end of tunnel they were leaving through. Marie Jones and daughters Alycia, 12, and Jessica, six, were heading towards the foyer when carnage erupted and pani

today, 08:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Your guide to Bank Holiday opening times for Calderdale pharmacies

The NHS is encouraging people to prepare for the long weekend by checking they have all their repeat prescriptions. Patients are also reminded they can get expert medical advice on a range of common illnesses at their pharmacist during the Bank Holiday w

today, 08:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tributes to 'lovely, bright and hardworking' Leeds student killed in terror attack

TRIBUTES have been paid to  19-year-old Leeds Becket University student Courtney Boyle after she was confirmed as among 22 dead in Monday's terror attack in Manchester. Professor Peter Slee, vice chancellor at Leeds Beckett University, said: “The whole U

yesterday, 13:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Mum of Leeds student killed in terror attack: 'You made me so proud with all you achieved'

A WOMAN who lost her partner and daughter in the Manchester terror attack said they were "both my angels flying high in the sky". Courtney Boyle, 19, who was studying criminology and psychology at Leeds Beckett University, and Philip Tron,...

yesterday, 13:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police warn of fraudulent websites claiming links to Manchester suicide bombing

Police have warned people to be aware of fraudulent fundraising websites in the wake of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) tweeted the alert and instead directed wellwishers to a JustGiving page through which to make do

yesterday, 12:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Calderdale animal lovers invited to take part in national fundraising drive

A group of rescue pets have been captured in a state of bliss as they enjoy a well-deserved scratch to mark the launch of a nationwide fundraising campaign in Calderdale, encouraging animal lovers to purchase a charity scratch card to help pets in need t

yesterday, 11:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

'RIP mum, you will be sadly missed'

A Leeds mother has been confirmed as one of 22 people killed in the terror attack on Monday night. Wendy Fawell, 50, of Otley, had been at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena with her 15-year-old daughter Charlotte and friends. Ms Fawell was re

yesterday, 10:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Girl, 14, killed in terror attack was 'vivacious and full of fun'

The family of a schoolgirl who was killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack have paid tribute to her Eilidh MacLeod, 14, from Barra in the Outer Hebrides, had been missing since the explosion at the Ariana Grande concert on Monday night. Her friend, La

yesterday, 09:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Teenage sweethearts killed in terror attack wanted to be 'together forever'

A teenage couple killed in the Manchester Arena bombing "wanted to be together forever and now they are", their families have said Chloe Rutherford, 17, and Liam Curry, 19, from South Shields, were "inseparable" and "beautiful...

yesterday, 09:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Uncertain future for voluntary groups in Calderdale

Voluntary groups in Calderdale are facing uncertain futures and challenges as the Council looks to secure the future of organisations. The voluntary and community sector (VCS) is facing huge challenges but the Council has said it is committed to working

yesterday, 08:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man injured in single car crash at Liversedge

FIREFIGHTERS freed a man from the wreckage of a car in after a crash in Liversedge Fire crews from Cleckheaton and Dewsbury were called to reports of a single vehicle collision on Headlands Road at its junction with Huddersfield Road at Liversedge just a

yesterday, 08:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Counter-terror police make two more arrests - eight men now in UK custody

TWO men have been arrested by counter-terror police in Greater Manchester in connection with Monday's attack, bringing the number in UK custody to eight. One of the men was detained following searches of an address in the Withington area of the city, whi

yesterday, 08:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

‘Army may be on the seen on streets of Calderdale’

Calderdale Council has said residents should not be alarmed if they see armed police and soldiers on our streets. Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the terror threat level in the UK to ‘critical’, which means an attack is expected imminently, followi

Wednesday, 16:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

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