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Weather warning: Three days of snow predicted as Met Office reveals Beast from the East timetable

Gallery: Yorkshire snow from the past The Beast from the East is expected to bring with it THREE days of snow next week as Yorkshire prepares to shiver in freezing temperatures blown in from Siberia. Met Office warnings have been issued this morning...

today, 11:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fake fancy dress: How to spot the real deal and avoid the dangers of counterfeit goods

Police have warned parents to be on their guard when shopping for World Book Day costumes this year. They say buying fake fancy dress not only poses serious safety risks for your children, but also put you at greater risk of becoming the victim of...

yesterday, 18:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fake fancy dress: Police safety warning as thousands of counterfeits found at West Yorkshire eBay trader's...

More than 3,000 counterfeit fancy dress costumes were seized by police and trading standards officers during a raid in West Yorkshire this week. West Yorkshire Trading Standards teamed up with West Yorkshire Police and brand protection officers from...

yesterday, 18:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire nostalgia: The stray cat who lost an eye and ended up earning £1.60 a week from British Rail

February 4, 1976: Battling Thomas, Mirfield Station’s official cat, gets a meal from leading railwayman Nigel Stead after a successful drive to raise cash to pay his vet’s bill. Thomas got into a scrap and lost an eye but there was no cash in the...

yesterday, 11:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

How next week's cold weather could affect your mobile phone

Bitterly cold weather is on the way in the coming days and the Met Office has issued a warning to mobile phone users. SNOW ALERT: Weather warning issued for Sheffield as 'Beast from the East' heads towards UK The weather service has this morning...

yesterday, 10:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire weather: Snow warnings issued as Beast from the East edges toward Yorkshire

Rural areas are at risk of being cut off as widespread snowfall and severe wind-chill temperatures are blown into Yorkshire in a storm dubbed The Beast from the East. A danger to life and colder than Iceland: How cold will it get and when will the...

yesterday, 10:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

A danger to life and colder than Iceland: How cold will it get and when will the Beast from the East arrive...

The Beast from the East is on its way toward Britain and forecasters are warning the life-threatening temperatures could see Yorkshire colder than Iceland. The Met Office has urged people to take extra special care with the elderly and the young as...

Thursday, 15:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

TV sofa going on tour for charity challenge

BBC Look North presenters are taking their sofa on tour – dragging it up and down the hills and valleys of Yorkshire – to raise money for Sport Relief. Amy Garcia, from Wakefield, and Harry Gration, as well as weatherman Paul Hudson, will transport...

Thursday, 14:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series February 22 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages. Paul Barnett, (53), of Chaster Street, Batley, Community order with 40 hours’ unpaid work, £85 victim surcharge...

Thursday, 12:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

MP backs bid to get a counsellor for every school

A West Yorkshire MP has given her backing to a campaign started by the family of a Leeds schoolboy who took his own life. Daniel Long’s family and Radio Aire have already collected more than 5,000 signatures for their Problem Shared petition. Their...

Monday, 06:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police find shops willing to sell knives illegally to children in West Yorkshire

Five knives were sold illegally to children when police carried out test purchases this week. Officers sent police cadets aged under 18 into 16 different stores in West Yorkshire to see if staff would sell them a knife, with five shops failing the...

16 February 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

Motorists will continue to face disruption on a major commuter route near Leeds as the next phase of upgrades to the M621 begins. Highways England has been carrying out drainage work between junction 1 and junction 7 of the route since November. And...

16 February 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man arrested as police probe spate of burglaries in West Yorkshire town

A man has been arrested as part of a police investigation into three burglaries in a single morning in Mirfield. A pub, a day nursery and a house in the town were all raided between 2am and lunchtime yesterday. The first incident took place some time...

14 February 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber

Thieves carrying brick in attempted robbery at Batley newsagents

Thieves carrying a brick tried to rob a newsagents in Batley. The attempted robbery happened at the Local Express, in Common Road, yesterday (Tuesday). Two men entered the store and demanded money from the shopkeeper at about 7pm. When they refused,...

14 February 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber

Rush hour delays on M62 in West Yorkshire after multi-car crash

Motorists are being warned to expect rush hours delays after a multi-car crash on the M62 motorway in West Yorkshire. Highways England said traffic officers are now on the scene of the crash, on the westbound carriageway between junction 25 and...

14 February 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber

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