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Minute’s silence to be held for Manchester attack victims on Thursday morning

A minute’s silence will be observed at 11am on Thursday in remembrance of all those who lost their lives in the Manchester concert bombing. The silence will also mark the nation’s solidarity with those who were injured in the blast as well as others affe

yesterday, 18:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Deadline approaches for names in major Yorkshire tourism awards

The deadline is fast approaching for this region’s businesses to put their name forward for a major tourism accolade. Final entries for Welcome to Yorkshire’s White Rose Awards, where tourism organisations from the county are honoured on stage at a cerem

yesterday, 15:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

School cancels trip after attack

A school has cancelled a trip to London in the wake of Monday’s bombing at Manchester Arena. Whitcliffe Mount School in Cleckheaton has decided not take pupils to the capital today due to security risks. The prime minister has raised the threat level fro

yesterday, 15:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

Thousands of pounds of car buyer's cash stolen

POLICE  investigating a high value theft of cash  have released a CCTV image and an e-fit of two men they would like to speak to. The incident happened in Baildon at about 11am on 10 April, when the victim had travelled from Cleckheaton to a private addr

yesterday, 14:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police in Manchester 'confident' on identities of 22 killed in terror attack

POLICE today said they are "confident" they know the identities of all 22 people who died in Monday night's terror attack at Manchester Arena. Greater Manchester Police said in a statement this afternoon (Weds May 24) said: "We are now...

yesterday, 14:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Manchester terror attack - three arrested

POLICE have arrested three men in connection with Monday's terror attack in Manchester. Greater Manchester Police said in a statement this morning: (Weds May 24): "Three men have been arrested after police executed warrants in South Manchester in...

yesterday, 13:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police dealt with report of suspicious package in Leeds city centre

POLICE were called to a report of a suspicious package in Leeds city centre this morning. A police cordon was put in place on Merrion Street after officers were called at 7am today (Weds May 24) A police spokeswoman said officers attended and the package

yesterday, 11:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Friday to be hottest day of the year in Yorkshire - but will sunshine last for the Bank Holiday?

Temperatures are rising ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend and are set to peak with a sun-soaked Friday. But while things won't be much cooler over the Bank Holiday weekend, forecasters predict that Yorkshire could be hit by thunderstorms on Saturday even

yesterday, 11:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Large blaze at former hostel for homeless in Dewsbury

FIRE crews from across West Yorkshire dealt with a large blaze at a former hostel for homeless people in Dewsbury. FIRE crews from across West Yorkshire dealt with a large blaze at a former hostel for homeless people in Dewsbury. Eight fire appliances we

yesterday, 10:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

Large numbers of police at Headingley and Leeds Bradford Airport after terror threat raised to critical

THERE will be a "significant policing presence"  at today's international cricket match in Headingley following the terror attack in Manchester on Monday night. West Yorkshire's assistant chief constable Angie Williams said extra officers...

yesterday, 08:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Extra police on streets of West Yorkshire after Manchester attack

West Yorkshire Police said today it was standing “shoulder to shoulder” with the people of Manchester and had provided “practical support” after last night’s terror attack. Chief Constable Dee Collins said there would be extra officers on the streets of

yesterday, 08:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

LETTER: Old Cleckheaton school building should be preserved

The population of Cleckheaton are about to witness over the coming months the greatest act of municipal vandalism ever manifested on our locality. The population of Cleckheaton are about to witness over the coming months the greatest act of municipal van

Tuesday, 18:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

Inca Trek challenge for hospice

A Liversedge man tackled a tough challenge in Peru to raise funds for Kirkwood Hospice. Steve Burnhill, 52, took on the Inca Trail Challenge and accrued a staggering £17,500 for Kirkwood Hospice in memory of his father Roger. The owner of Aberford-based

Tuesday, 16:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Wrenthorpe couple badly hurt in Manchester Arena terrorist attack

A couple from Wrenthorpe were badly hurt in last night’s terrorist attack, it has emerged. Susan and Nigel Hilditch were just yards from the explosion that ripped through the foyer of the Manchester Arena. Both in their fifties, the pair were hit by flyi

Tuesday, 15:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Warning over fake BT ‘ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email. Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime - say they have received reports of a very convinc

Tuesday, 15:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

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