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Police officer saw man abandoning his shoeless ex at the roadside

A man who abandoned his shoeless ex-girlfriend at the roadside was in breach of a decade long court order not to contact her. Richard Gleave was seen in his car by an off-duty police officer who discovered that he was in breach of his restraining...

today, 17:02 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Your child may have £1,000 sitting in a bank account you've never heard of

Your child may have £1,000 sitting in a bank account you've never heard of

Your children could have up to £1,000 sitting in a bank account you may never have heard of. And it's thanks to an old government scheme introduced during the last Labour administration. Tony Blair's government set up the Child Trust Fund account...

today, 16:56 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Plans unveiled for new Greggs store in Huddersfield

Plans unveiled for new Greggs store in Huddersfield

Bakery chain Greggs has unveiled plans for another shop in Huddersfield. This time they’re looking to move into a new unit at the Leeds Road Retail Park. They bakery store has applied to Kirklees Council for planning consent for six signs for Unit C...

today, 16:56 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Number of violent homophobic attacks in West Yorkshire has hit a 10 year high

Number of violent homophobic attacks in West Yorkshire has hit a 10 year high

The number of violent homophobic attacks in West Yorkshire is at its highest in a decade. Worrying figures obtained from West Yorkshire Police by a Freedom of Information request show that the figure of hate-fuelled violence this year was more than...

today, 16:25 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Racist thug Kevin Harwood told PC : All you Poles should have been wiped out by the Nazis

Racist thug Kevin Harwood told PC : "All you Poles should have been wiped out by the Nazis"

A racist thug kicked a police officer and told him: “All of you Poles should have been wiped out by the Nazis.” Kevin Harwood, of Highcroft Crescent in Almondbury, was found guilty after a trial of racially-aggravated assault. He was convicted in his...

today, 15:54 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Almost 100,000 youngsters in our region could lose their free school meals

Almost 100,000 youngsters in our region could lose their free school meals

Around 98,000 children living in poverty in Yorkshire and the Humber will miss out on free school meals under universal credit proposals, new estimates from The Children’s Society reveal today. As universal credit has been rolling out, all families in...

today, 15:32 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Slashing victim remains in hospital after knife fight in Newsome

Slashing victim remains in hospital after knife fight in Newsome

A teenager remained in a “stable” condition after knife fight in the street left him with slash wounds. Police were called to Church Lane at around 6pm on Sunday after reports of a fight involving two gangs. Two 16-year-old boys suffered stab wounds...

today, 15:32 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Ambitious 30-year plan to boost transport in the North

Ambitious 30-year plan to boost transport in the North

An ambitious 30-year plan to boost road and rail in the North is due to be unveiled. Transport for the North will set out £2.3bn a year transport and travel improvements. Among the plans to be outlined in full detail in January are: - A revised plan...

today, 15:21 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

These are the cars high-tech thieves prefer to steal. See if your vehicle is on the 'nick list'

Technology designed to make it impossible to steal your car is backfiring as thieves equipped with high-tech gadgets are targeting vehicles with certain security devices. Thieves equipped with relay boxes have been able to steal high-end motors...

today, 14:20 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Three men fled shop with cash after threatening staff with baseball bat

Three men fled shop with cash after threatening staff with baseball bat

Three men, one armed with a baseball bat, threatened shop staff in a bid to steal cash. West Yorkshire Police says the men robbed staff at the McColl’s shop on Spen Lane in Gomersal on Sunday, December 17 at around 9.30pm. Three suspects entered the...

today, 13:42 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Paedophile has his jail term reduced by Appeal Court

Paedophile has his jail term reduced by Appeal Court

A paedophile who told his West Yorkshire victim it was ‘their secret’ has had his jail term slashed by senior judges. Lee Thomas Morgan, 49, of Tame Close in Walsall, was a teenager when he sexually molested a young boy in Halifax decades ago. He made...

today, 13:16 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Slashing victim remains in hospital after knife fight in Newsome

Slashing victim remains in hospital after knife fight in Newsome

A teenager was today in a “stable” condition after knife fight in the street left him with slash wounds. Police were called to Church Lane at around 6pm on Sunday after reports of a fight involving two gangs. Two 16-year-old boys suffered stab wounds...

today, 13:05 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Man died in police pursuit which shut M62

Man died in police pursuit which shut M62

A man in his 30s died after a police pursuit which shut the M62, West Yorkshire Police has confirmed. At around 2.45am on Monday morning a silver Audi A4 was sighted on Stoney Ridge Road in the Heaton area of Bradford and failed to stop for officers....

today, 12:06 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Offensive language on dog poo poster causes stink in Holmfirth

Offensive language on dog poo poster causes stink in Holmfirth

An offensive poster has caused a row among dog owners and sparked a parish council investigation. After free dog poo bags provided by Holme Valley Parish Council disappeared, a sign was put up. Purporting to be from the parish council, it says: “Due...

today, 11:33 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
War hero who made Huddersfield his home

War hero who made Huddersfield his home

Tony Sosna fought with the French Resistance during the Second World War before making Huddersfield his new home after deciding not to return to his native Poland. Over the years he became a prolific letter writer to the Examiner and is thought to...

today, 10:10 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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