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Help build a lasting legacy by becoming a Kirklees fosterer

Most young people starting out at university will be experiencing life away from their loved ones for the very first time. By the time Sanna Mahmood began life as a student she had already been separated from her family for six years. Sanna, 24, was...

yesterday, 15:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Teen beaten with baseball bat in Dewsbury park

A teenager was beaten by a gang wielding a baseball bats during an assault in a Dewsbury park last night. The incident, which saw four suspects attack the man and make off on foot, is thought to have occurred in the Thornhill Lees Community Centre car...

yesterday, 13:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

"It would've killed us": Spring-clean saves life of man who's home was destroyed in Liversedge car smash

An out-of-control vehicle that destroyed a house in Liversedge would likely have killed its traumatised occupant had he not moved his sofa just a few hours earlier. Jay Rice is suffering from shock after the incident, which took place in the early...

yesterday, 11:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Voting now open for MyMirfield Community and Business Awards 2019

Mirfield is gearing up for one of its busiest and most popular events. During January, over a hundred different retailers, business, organisations and events were put forward from over a thousand public nominations. The winners will be announced at on...

yesterday, 11:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Arson investigation begins after two cars and restaurant set alight in Dewsbury

A criminal investigation has begun after a two cars and a restaurant were set alight in Dewsbury during the early hours. West Yorkshire Police said the three incidents, including two in the Savile Town area, were being treated as arson. Also in news:...

yesterday, 10:35 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police hunt Batley hit and run driver after man knocked down in Preston Street

Police are hunting a hit and run driver who failed to stop after knocking down a man in Batley. The 33-year-old man was left with serious injuries when he was hit by a car as he crossed the road in Preston Street during the early hours of Monday,...

yesterday, 09:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is why West Yorkshire Police has been nominated at tonight's British Muslim Awards

West Yorkshire Police has been nominated in two categories at this year's British Muslim Awards. The awards, which take place at The Bradford Hotel in Bradford tonight, recognise a wide range of achievements and the role of British Muslims in...

yesterday, 08:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Mark Foster and Duncan Goodhew encourage people to join Dewsbury Swimathon

Team GB swimming heroes Mark Foster and Duncan Goodhew are encouraging people in North Kirklees to sign up to Swimathon, the world’s biggest annual fundraising swim, to raise vital funds for Cancer Research UK and Marie Curie. Swimmers of all ages and...

Monday, 15:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Suspected drink driver fled scene of this crash in Dewsbury that left woman and children injured

A suspected drink driver fled the scene after crashing into a car carrying a woman and two children. Police were called to Halifax Road in Dewsbury shortly after 10pm on Saturday when a collision between a Ford Ka and a Volkswagen Touran was...

Monday, 12:35 in Yorkshire & Humber

Wrapped up in the Feversham Arms

There is something deliciously decadent about cocooning yourself for 24 hours in pure warmth, comfort and luxury. But for the last decade a spa in a classy country hotel has been dedicating itself to delivering on that promise, with more than a little...

Monday, 11:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Everything must flow! Welcome to Yorkshire gets expert help on canal-themed Chelsea Flower Show garden

“Of all the creatures of commercial enterprise, a canal barge is by far the most delightful to consider.” Those words remain as true today as they did in the 19th century, when the writer Robert Louis Stevenson penned them as part of a travelogue...

Monday, 06:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

Search for owners of 'Chug' dog that halted M62 traffic near Birstall

Highways England has released an appeal to find the owners of a dog which was running loose on the M62. Traffic on the motorway at junction 27 near Birstall ground to a halt this afternoon after notices of 'animals in the road' were put up. A dog was...

Sunday, 21:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Kenya travel review: Hemingways Watamu and Nairobi provide bountiful landscapes, beautiful wildlife and...

Naturally, a first trip to Africa is bound to yield a set of completely new experiences. But it took mere moments for Kenya to seem unforgettable. After leaving Moi International Airport in the Mombasa region to head east for the coastal Watamu...

Sunday, 16:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

"They could easily have been killed": Man receives treatment after car ploughs into West Yorkshire house

A man is receiving medical treatment for shock after a car ploughed into his home in the early hours of this morning. Jay Rice was feet away from tragedy after the vehicle smashed into the property on Wakefield Road, Liversedge just after 2am. The...

Sunday, 11:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Road closed and buses diverted after car crashes into West Yorkshire house

A road will be closed for the majority of the morning after a car crashed into a house in West Yorkshire. The incident happened at around 2.15am today (Sunday, February 17) on Wakefield Road in Liversedge. West Yorkshire Police Road Traffic officer...

Sunday, 10:13 in Yorkshire & Humber

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