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First look at floodlit Royal Hall and Harrogate war memorial

Working on behalf of the Royal Hall Restoration Trust and the Harrogate District and Improvement Trust - the coordinators of the project - and with the support of Harrogate Borough Council, Stainton Lighting carried out the lighting trial over two...

yesterday, 21:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Witnesses describe moment Air ambulance lands in Leeds field after woman seriously hurt in Adel collision

Adel residents have described the scene after an air ambulance landed to treat a woman seriously injured when she was hit by a car. Police were called at 1.49pm by the ambulance service to reports of a road traffic collision at the junction of Farrar...

yesterday, 18:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds man tried to murder his mum's boyfriend by stabbing him in head as he chased him round garden

A man tried to murder his mother’s partner by stabbing him repeatedly in the head and body as he chased him round a garden at a house in Leeds. Aaron Shaw, 23, inflicted 14 knife wounds during the attack which left his victim with life-threatening...

yesterday, 18:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

These are the Leeds areas with the lowest crime rates - how does your area compare?

Data released by the website tracks the number of reports of crimes across the county. This data is based on the latest available information, which tracks reports of crimes for December 2018 in each area. Areas listed are a rough guide...

yesterday, 18:33 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds army veteran speaks out over campaign to record military personnel suicide figures

The movement to remove stigma surrounding mental health will play a huge part in helping reduce suicide rates among army veterans, according to a former Leeds soldier. Simon Brown, from Morley, was blinded by sniper fire during a tour of Iraq in 2006...

yesterday, 18:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

Investigation uncovers that military veteran suicides are still not recorded because of Government row

A national charity has called for a change in the law to settle a row at the heart of Government and make monitoring the rate of suicides among military veterans compulsory. An investigation by JPIMedia Investigations last summer - which prompted a...

yesterday, 18:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

Truck full of 80 stolen boilers and an Audi SQ5 found in Batley

A truck full of stolen boilers and an Audi SQ5 car have been found in Batley. 80 boilers worth £160,000 were found alongside the vehicle of off Pickles Street in Batley. The boilers had been stolen from a business from outside West Yorkshire. The Audi...

yesterday, 17:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

West Yorkshire Police keep children as young as 10 in custody overnight

Since 2013, 5,684 children were kept overnight in police custody, data has revealed. Children aged just 10 years old are the youngest to have been held in the cells overnight in West Yorkshire for offences such as theft, criminal damage and burglary....

yesterday, 17:51 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is the extensive Leeds underground system that was never built

Leeds once came close to getting an underground metro system which would likely have still been operational today. The National Tramway Museum released an artists' impression from their archives of how the network would have looked last year - and it...

yesterday, 17:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Woman seriously injured after being hit by car in Adel Leeds

A crash between a car and a pedestrian has left a female pedestrian in a serious condition. Police were called by the ambulance service at 1.49pm to a road traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian. The collision happened at the junction...

yesterday, 16:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

New series The Shift: Women on the Force goes behind scenes at West Yorkshire Police

The perception of the police as a male-dominated and masculine service is set to be challenged by a new documentary series about the women holding frontline roles. The Shift: Women on the Force will delve into the professional and personal lives of...

yesterday, 16:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

County health chair condemns 'biggest cuts in the history of the NHS in Harrogate'

The Chair of North Yorkshire’s Scrutiny of Health Committee has condemned a decision to abandon plans for a new £16 million mental health facility in Harrogate, describing it as the biggest blow in the history of the NHS in the town. A joint health...

yesterday, 16:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Airport security procedures after Brexit

The government has issued guidance on how changes to aviation security would affect businesses and passengers in the case of a no deal Brexit. The publication has reassured flyers that screening requirements for passenger flights to and from the UK...

yesterday, 15:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

North Yorkshire councillors agree to cut millions from high needs school budgets

A series of drastic cuts which will see millions of pounds slashed or redistributed from academies for high needs students across North Yorkshire has been approved by the county authority. In an emotional full meeting of council, councillors heard...

yesterday, 14:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Collapsed airline Flybmi was once Leeds Bradford Airport's major carrier

It entered administration last weekend amid tough market conditions. Flybmi and its predecessor, British Midland, was once the dominant airline based at Leeds Bradford Airport. Hundreds of passengers left stranded by sudden collapse of Flybmi Its...

yesterday, 14:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

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