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Death of teenager found in street not suspicious

The death of a 14-year-old boy who was found in a serious condition in the street is not being treated as suspicious, police have said. Officers were called to Southway, in Mirfield, at around 8.50am yesterday (Wednesday) following “reports of a...

15 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

WEATHER: When will it be hottest in Yorkshire today?

If you’re wondering what’s on the menu for tonight’s grub, the weather might just have made up your mind. Yorkshire is braced for blistering heat and prolonged sunny spells throughout what is largely tipped to be the hottest day of the year so far....

15 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Car hit tree in road smash

Traffic is being diverted following a crash near Horbury Bridge this morning in a which a car hit a tree. Reports came in of a silver VW Golf leaving the road and crashing on Hostingley Lane shortly before 8.30am. There are no reports of any injuries...

today, 09:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series April 19 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages. Damien Lye, (24), of West View, Batley, Jailed for four weeks and £115 victim surcharge for two counts of stealing...

today, 09:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

BMW driver to be jailed after admitting charges over death of woman in town centre - Leeds Crown Court

An unlicensed BMW driver has been told he will be jailed after admitting causing the death of a woman. Faizal Kadia and two others made their first appearance in Leeds Crown Court in connection with a crash that killed 55-year-old Hamida Sidat in...

yesterday, 14:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

Warning to drivers: ‘Donut ignore the signs’

The confusion over what to look and feel for when routinely checking tyres for signs of conditions is not unfamiliar. But a new campaign has recruited an unlikely ally to boost tyre safety knowledge amongst drivers. Goodyear Tyres has launched ‘Donut...

yesterday, 12:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Measles cases confirmed in West Yorkshire city: Health chiefs in plea over vaccinations

PUBLIC Health England is urging people in Bradford to ensure they have had vaccinations after confirming that measles is circulating in the city. People are being encouraged to check they and their children have had two doses of the MMR vaccine after...

yesterday, 12:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

10 of the best real ale pubs in Yorkshire

Going to the pub is one of the nation’s favourite pastimes, but for some it has to be real ale all the way. With many pubs now serving real ale, or some purely specialising in it, there’s plenty of places to go for those who enjoy this particular...

yesterday, 11:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

Boy, 14, found with serious injuries in Mirfield: Police and paramedics called to street

A BOY aged 14 has been taken to hospital after being found with serious injuries  in Mirfield near Dewsbury this morning. Police and paremedics were called to Southway in Mirfield just before 9am thjis morning (Thurs April 18) after receiving reports...

yesterday, 11:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police use DNA tagging spray in battle against off-road bikers in Kirklees

A DNA tagging spray is being used by a new police team in Kirklees to identify off-road bikers for prosecution. A new team of police using off-road bikes are spraying off-road bikers with the DNA spray so the riders can be linked to the bikes for...

yesterday, 11:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Students brush up on dental hygiene

The Dentaid mobile dental unit visited Westborough High School to treat 111 children. Some of them had not been in receipt of recent treatment. Westborough pupils were given a pre-treatment assessment and a tooth strengthening fluoride varnish was...

Tuesday, 18:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

10 of the best steakhouses in Yorkshire according to Tripadvisor

For those who eat meat, a steak is usually up there on the list of favourite meat dishes, especially when choosing what to eat whilst out at a restaurant. Steakhouses offer the perfect place to curb your steak cravings and choose the type of steak you...

Tuesday, 15:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pals poised to meet up after six decades

A group of school friends from Batley are poised for a reunion after more than six decades – after a chance meeting put the plan in motion. Stuart Cocking was recently reacquainted with one of his former Batley Parish C of E School pals, Geoff Hall....

Tuesday, 12:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

COMMENT: How community projects can help to battle knife and gang crime at its roots

By Mark Burns-Williamson, police and crime commissioner for West Yorkshire VIOLENT CRIME is something that unfortunately has been making the headlines recently. That is nationally and regionally, certainly with the release of the Home Office Serious...

Tuesday, 12:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

10 of the best places for a picnic in Leeds

The weather is now getting warmer, which means more and more people will be eager to venture outside and soak up the sunshine, a welcome change from the dreary weather of the past few months. With the warmer weather comes more opportunities to take...

Tuesday, 11:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

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