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Man arrested following fatal car collision in Leeds

Man arrested following fatal car collision in Leeds

A man has been arrested following a collision that left a passenger dead in Leeds. A 24-year-old, from Wetherby, was arrested this morning on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and is currently in police custody in Leeds. Passenger, Luke Goodyear, 23, from Leeds, sustained fatal injuries when the silver Toyota Aygo he was traveling in collided with a […]

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Conservative Community Secretary to visit Bradford community projects

Conservative Community Secretary to visit Bradford community projects

A Conservative front-bencher will visit Bradford to see what effect community based projects are having on the city. Community Secretary, Eric Pickles, 62, from Keighley, will visit Bradford based community projects tomorrow to see the positive impact they are having on local residents. Mr Pickles will meet with organisers and members of the‘Thank You Bradford Project’ which enables asylum seekers […]

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‘Bradford’s got a lot to shout about’ Executive hails city before scheme launch

‘Bradford’s got a lot to shout about’ Executive hails city before scheme launch

A Chief Executive has hailed Bradford’s achievements before a new scheme launches to improve visitors’ experiences when coming to the city. The training course will provide taxi drivers with information on Bradford’s history and main attractions while also giving tips on how to improve customer service. Bradford taxi driver, Aurangzeb Khan, 55, said he thought the test was a good […]

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New Business Park aims to create 1,000 new jobs in West Yorkshire

New Business Park aims to create 1,000 new jobs in West Yorkshire

A company has unveiled plans to transform a former water treatment plant into a business park which could generate 1,000 new jobs in the region. Keyland Developments Ltd plan to create around 500,000 sq ft of employment space after securing the former North Bierley Waste Water Treatment Works and and will be submitting a planning application to transform it into […]

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Bradford school wrongly given poor grading ‘galvanised’ to be outstanding

Bradford school wrongly given poor grading ‘galvanised’ to be outstanding

A Principal at a Bradford school that was wrongly given a poor grading by Ofsted has said it has galvanised staff at the school to provide an outstanding education for their pupils. Whetley Academy was given a ‘requires improvement’ grading from the school regulator but later overturned their original verdict, given in June, and issued the academy a good rating. […]

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Motorcyclist seriously injured after Bradford crash

Motorcyclist seriously injured after Bradford crash

A man has been seriously injured after his motorcycle crashed into metal railings in Bradford. The 32-year-old was taken to hospital after he suffered serious injuries to his chest and arms when the his black Yamaha 600 veered off the road and collided with metal railings. He was traveling along Legrams lane towards Ingelby Road at around 6.17pm, September 20, […]

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Bradford man faces £45,000 fine for selling pirate DVDs

Bradford man faces £45,000 fine for selling pirate DVDs

A Bradford man has been ordered to pay back £45,138 for selling pirate DVDs from a shop in Thornton Road. Adrees Malik, 45, of Brude Road, Bradford, was already serving a prison sentence for selling the DVDs when the West Yorkshire Trading Standards ordered him to pay the substantial damages. 5834 copies of fake discs were seized from Mr Malik […]

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Thanks for the memories…

Thanks for the memories…

Music fans and artists alike were left bitterly disappointed after iconic Leeds music venue The Cockpit announced it is closing its doors after 20 years. The Pit was considered one of the greatest gig venue’s in city and an integral pillar in the Leeds music scene and its closure will leave a giant tunnel shaped hole that can’t be replaced. […]

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Bradford dog attack leaves man seriously injured

Bradford dog attack leaves man seriously injured

A Bradford man was dragged across the street and later taken to hospital after being seriously injured following a dog attack in Buttershaw. Two men were questioned in relation to the attack and three dogs were removed from the scene by West Yorkshire Police, yesterday morning. Sergeant Richard Sheard from Bradford NPT is appealing to people to come forward with […]

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Men arrested after mother and son attack

Men arrested after mother and son attack

A mother and son were beaten in their home in Dewsbury when two men entered the property and attacked them. A 30-year-old from Bradford and a 29-year-old from Cleckheaton are being held in relation to the attack where the mother was punched in the face and her son had his nostril split after being struck with a taser. It is […]

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