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Police name woman, 78, killed in crash in Mirfield

Police have named a 78-year-old woman who died in a crash in Mirfield on Saturday. Wendie McDonald, from Brighouse, was a passenger in a purple Peugeot 108 when it was involved in a collision with a black Audi S5 on Cooper Bridge Road. The driver of...

yesterday, 19:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Three-day strike by NHS hospital staff called off

A three-day strike by hospital staff has been cancelled after the welcome news that they will stay with the NHS. Workers at the Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust, which covers the sites at Pinderfields, Pontefract and Dewsbury were locked in a...

yesterday, 16:57 in Yorkshire & Humber

Strictly Come Dancing 2018: when does it start and who is taking part?

Strictly Come Dancing will soon be back on our screens, taking over Saturday night TV again in the run up to Christmas But which celebs are set to take part in this year’s show, which new professionals are joining, and when does it start? Here’s...

yesterday, 16:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

A-level results: 5 tips to survive Clearing

When A level results come out on August 16, more than three quarters of students who want to go to university are likely to get into their first choice. But not everyone will get their grades – and it doesn’t mean you won’t get a degree if you still...

yesterday, 14:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Met Office issue yellow weather warning for Yorkshire as heavy rain and thunderstorms set to hit

The Met Office have issued a yellow weather warning for Yorkshire as various parts of the region are set to be hit by thunderstorms today. Thunderstorms are set to hit today between 11.00 and 22:00. East, south, north and west Yorkshire are all...

yesterday, 14:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Flight from Portugal to Leeds Bradford Airport makes emergency landing in France after cabin pressure failure

Passengers on a Jet2 flight bound for Leeds Bradford Airport were given medical treatment after the plane was forced to make a sudden landing. The plane was flying from Faro on Friday afternoon when it suffered a cabin pressure failure at cruising...

yesterday, 14:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

NHS staff strike over pay and conditions is back on

A strike by hospital staff in response to plans to take them out of the NHS is back on. Workers at the Mid Yorkshire NHS Hospitals Trust, which covers the sites at Pinderfields, Pontefract and Dewsbury are locked in a long-running dispute with...

yesterday, 10:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Masked robbers steal large amount of cash in armed robbery at Mirfield store

Masked raiders got away with a large amount of cash in an armed raid on a Mirfield store. Four suspects - one carrying a hammer - stormed the One Stop Shop on Greenside Road on Friday night and threatened staff inside. The staff were told to open the...

Saturday, 16:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

Updated: Roads still closed after fatal accident in Mirfield

A 78-year-old woman has died after a car crash on Cooper Bridge Road in Mirfield this morning. Police say road closures in the area "will be in place for some time" and are advising drivers to avoid the area. It follows the accident which...

Saturday, 14:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Long delays warning after car crash closes roads in Mirfield

Roads are closed and diversions are in place following a serious crash on Cooper Bridge Road in Mirfield. West Yorkshire Police is advising drivers to seek alternative routes and approach "with caution" as there are expected to be...

Saturday, 13:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds Festival: Post Malone, Panic!, Kendrick Lamar and all the unmissable artists to see over the weekend

Leeds Festival starts in two weeks and while everyone is getting prepared sorting out travel, camping gear and food, the more important question is who will you go see? With so many acts to see, we've put together a handy guide to help you decide on...

Friday, 18:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Retail closures: the UK's best loved high street stores lost over the years

High street department store House of Fraser has today been bought by Sports Direct for £90 million, after falling into administration. While plans are still not clear, the move could see the 59 stores being re-branded as Sports Direct, marking...

Friday, 14:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

Storm Debby set to hit Yorkshire with heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong gales

Temperatures are set to dip this weekend, with Storm Debby set to bring wet and windy weather conditions to certain parts of the UK, including Yorkshire. Storm Debby is currently making its way over the Atlantic and the change in weather this weekend...

Friday, 13:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Ryanair strike set to affect Yorkshire holidaymakers

Holidaymakers from Yorkshire are set to be affected by a Ryanair strike today, with hundreds of flights cancelled. Pilots are staging a 24-hour walkout in Ireland, Germany, Sweden, Belgium and the Netherlands in a dispute over pay and conditions....

Friday, 10:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is the reason heavy downpours could bring a covering of Saharan Dust to cars

Motorists could wake up tomorrow to a thick layer of Saharan dust on the It might sound unbelievable, but it is a realistic prospect. Thief caught on video trying to sell bike back to family he stole it from With the possibility of heavy downpours on...

Thursday, 16:20 in Yorkshire & Humber

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