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Gogol party coming to Leeds

Nine-piece multi-cultural gypsy ensemble Gogol Bordello are bringing the party to Leeds at the Beckett University next month. The gig on Wednesday, July 5 comes ahead of the band unleashing their new album, ‘Seekers And Finders’, which is out on August 2

53 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Woman, 18, left unconscious after being attacked on Dewsbury footpath

An 18-year-old woman was left unconscious after being assaulted by a man on a footpath in Dewsbury. Detectives today released details of the "terrifying" assault, which took place in Thornhill at around 11.30pm on June 10. The woman was...

yesterday, 19:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Latest planning applications

Here are the latest applications that have been submitted, approved and refused by Kirklees Council’s planning department. RECEIVED City Developments Yorkshire Ltd: Demolition of one dwelling and four new dwellings at 113 Westfield Lane, Wyke. M Foxton:

yesterday, 16:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

How a Dewsbury hospital is calming children’s nerves

Children who are nervous about visting hospital are having their fears calmed thanks to an innovative new concept. The radiology department at Dewsbury and District Hospital have recently introduced a Starlight distraction box. The Starlight is a portabl

yesterday, 15:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man in his 70s hurt in Dewsbury crash

An elderly man has been injured in a collision in Dewsbury. Police were called to the town's link road, at the junction with Wilton Street, outside B&Q at around 9.15am. A blue Toyota Corolla and a red Suzuki were involved. A man in his 70s has...

yesterday, 11:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Teenager attacked and robbed in Liversedge

FOUR men who attacked and robbed a teenager are being hunted by police. They targeted the 17-year-old youth on Headlands Street at Liversedge just after 10pm on Wednesday. Police said one of the men of them pulled the victim's T-shirt over his head and h

Friday, 18:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Patrols increased after man finds 'racially aggravated' graffiti on wall in attack at Heckmondwike home

A man who was struck from behind while carrying out DIY in his home regained consciousness to find racist graffiti on his wall. Detectives in Kirklees are appealing for information after the man was attacked during what is being treated as a burglary in

Friday, 14:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Doncaster Racecourse announces Rudimental will perform on Saturday July 1 after Mark Ronson cancels

Doncaster Racecourse is excited to announce the Brit Award winning band Rudimental will perform after racing on Saturday 1 July. Rudimental will take the place of Mark Ronson who is unable to perform. Award winning drum and base band Rudimental rose to p

Friday, 11:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Final award place for firm

A Cleckheaton-based specialist lighting company has been awarded a regional business of the month award. Set up by founder and managing director, Matt Butcher, a former wedding DJ, Wedding Venue Lighting was inspired by his passion for the technical side

Friday, 11:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Cuts are piling extra pressure on my exhausted officers, says West Yorkshire Chief Constable

West Yorkshire’s Chief Constable today warned that cuts to police resources in the county, combined with the demands of a growing population, are putting increasing strain on her “exhausted” officers. The claim by Dee Collins came on the day the top offi

Friday, 10:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Moorlands march on with ninth Premiership success

Moorlands recorded a ninth win of the season in the Drakes Huddersfield League Premiership last Saturday as they overcame Skelmanthorpe by 135 runs. Victory saw Moorlands consolidate third place in the table and they are now just two points behind reigni

Friday, 08:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Trojans bid for hat-trick of Heavy Woollen Cup victories

Thornhill Trojans reached a fifth successive Hevay Woollen Jim Brown Cup final with a 38-16 victory over Dewsbury Celtic last Thursday. The Trojans were pushed all the way by a very youthful and enthusiastic Dewsbury Celtic team, who brimmed with passion

Friday, 07:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

Ottewell bags treble as Sharks overcome Batley Boys in Jim Brown Cup semi

Shaw Cross Sharks gave themselves a much need confidence boost as they produced a clinical performance to overcome Batley Boys 44-16 and reach the Jim Brown Heavy Woollen Cup final for the third consecutive season. Sam Ottewell led the way with a hat-tri

Friday, 07:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

Batley Boys win to move clear at top of Premier

Batley Boys completed a Yorkshire Men’s League double over Beverley stretching their winning run to eight matches as they moved two points clear at the top of the Premier Division last Saturday. It was the Boys third game in seven days but tries from Joe

Friday, 07:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

Holders Woodlands book a place in Priestley Shield second round

Woodlands began their defence of the Priestley Shield in style as they eased into the second round with a 70-run win over Townville last Sunday. Jack McGahan (60), Jack Bleazard (49) and Kieron Collins (40) led Woodlands to 257-8 before Rob Medcalf (4-25

Friday, 07:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

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