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New dedicated area for children will make Harrogate's A&E department 'less scary'

The first-ever dedicated Children's Waiting Area in the Emergency Department of Harrogate District Hospital has been opened. Funding from NHS England has seen the creation of a new 'rapid assessment' room which will stream critically-ill patients into...

today, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

CCTV appeal after man subjects Asian family to racist abuse on train after boarding at Leeds station

POLICE HAVE released a CCTV image after a man subjected an Asian family to "unacceptable" racist abuse on a train. The incident happened on a Transpennine service between Leeds and Manchester on June 10. At about 12.30am, a man boarded a...

today, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Suspension rate rises for Leeds schools

More than a 1,000 young people were suspended for assaults in Leeds’ schools last year, official figures reveal. The exclusion figures, which show expulsions and suspensions for academic year 2016/17, reveal that dozens of children faced fixed term...

today, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Gang steals BMW in burglary in Leeds

A GANG of four or five people were seen driving off in a BMW stolen from a home during a burglary in Leeds. The black BMW 640i was later found in south Bradford and police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the gang flee on foot near the...

today, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

All-night rave on Kirkstall Valley Nature Reserve sparks concerns for Leeds wildlife

Concerns for the impact on local wildlife have been voiced after thoughtless revellers staged an all-night party at a Leeds beauty spot. The unauthorised event, which resulted in the police being called, took place on part of Kirkstall Valley Nature...

today, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Nine ways to save cash on holiday

Holidaymakers are being offered nine top tips to save cash whilst on their getaways this summer. The penny-pinching experts at have revealed their top nine hacks for achieving a cost-effective vacation. From avoiding the hotel...

today, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Armed police swoop on Leeds home and arrest teen after shootings

ARMED POLICE have swooped on a home in Leeds and arrested a 17-year-old boy after two shootings in the city. The boy was arrested on suspicion of firearms offences during an armed police operation at an address in the Headingley area of the city last...

today, 14:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Military bomb squad called to Leeds road after man discovers hand grenade in loft

Army bomb disposal teams were called to a house in Leeds tonight after an unexploded hand grenade was found. Sandmoor Drive in Alwoodley, Leeds was closed after a workman found a suspected WW2 hand grenade which fell down from a loft while it was...

today, 00:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

Drunk burglar caught red-handed sneaking into Leeds house

A DRUNK burglar was caught after sneaking into a house in Leeds after the owner left the door unlocked to let out his cat. Yves Udahemuka and another man were caught red-handed in the living room of the property in Longroyd Place in Beeston. ->...

yesterday, 18:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

'I'm going to find you. You are dead': Facebook stalker threatened to rip ex-girlfriend's face off in Leeds

A FACEBOOK stalker made threats to kill his former partner and "tear her face off" during a campaign of online harassment. Samuel Brown set up 25 fake profiles in order to bombard his ex lover with threats and abusive messages. -> Teenage...

yesterday, 18:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Dinosaurs on prowl in garden at Harlow Carr

VISITORS to RHS Garden Harlow Carr at Harrogate are being invited to explore the land that time forgot this summer. The garden has a Jurassic theme with a series of displays and events being staged from Saturday July 21. There will be giant willow...

yesterday, 17:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Murder and manslaughter rates revealed by police for every area of Yorkshire

New police figures have been released today which show the number of homicides which have been committed in every part of Yorkshire. The data, released by police forces across the country, show West Yorkshire has the highest homicide rate in...

yesterday, 17:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Flybe releases details of its summer 2019 flights from Doncaster Sheffield Airport

As the excitement builds in readiness for the big school summer holidays, smart families can already plan ahead for next year as Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is pleased to announce phase one of the summer 2019 Flybe schedule going on sale today....

yesterday, 16:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

The dramatic moment police officers take down burglary suspect after car chase through Leeds

These pictures show the dramatic moment an eyewitness captured police officers arresting a suspect following a car chase through the streets of Leeds. READ: Teenage boy stabbed in suspected 'arranged fight' in Leeds The incident happened on...

yesterday, 16:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

New police figures reveal West Yorkshire in top 5 areas for homicide in England & Wales

New figures have been released today which show that West Yorkshire is in the top 5 areas in England and Wales for rates of murder, manslaughter and unlawful killing. The data, released by police forces across the country, show there have been 28...

yesterday, 16:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

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