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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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Police appeal for witnesses of attempted arson attack in Batley

Police appeal for witnesses of attempted arson attack in Batley

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a suspect attempted to set a glass bottle on fire outside of a house on Surrey Street, last night. The suspect also threw a number of items at the property before attempting to set the gas bottle alight outside the house around 2am last night. But the occupant was able to extinguish […]

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Bradford does the Great Poppadom Challenge

Bradford does the Great Poppadom Challenge

Locals stuffed their faces last night hoping they could set individual records for most poppadums eaten in one-minute at the Great Poppadum Challenge in Cleckheaton. Aakash restaurant set the challenge to see how many poppadoms could be eaten in one minute, at one time.

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Mother and toddler appalled by van driver’s lewd act

Police are searching for a white male, in his forties, who exposed himself to a mother and her child.

A van driver exposed himself to a mother and toddler and committed a lewd act at a bus stop in Leeds last month. The 26-year-old mother was waiting at a bus stop outside the Moor Allerton shopping centre with her two-year-old, on Wednesday, August 27, when the van driver approached them.

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“They erased my son from the planet” Keighley Father begs for justice after son’s death

“They erased my son from the planet” Keighley Father begs for justice after son’s death

  By Alex Rhodes A father has pleaded for anyone with information to contact West Yorkshire Police following a fresh appeal to find those responsible for killing his autistic son, in a house fire, in April, 2009. David Clough told BCB that the past five years have been ‘like hell’ for him knowing that his 12-year-old son was killed in […]

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Residents feel unsafe in Bradford

Residents feel unsafe in Bradford

By Anders Anglesey Bradford residents do not feel safe in their city according to a survey published by YouGov earlier today. The poll, based on residents perceptions, declared Bradford as Britain’s least safe city and was the only city out of a shortlist of ten major cities where the majority of respondent s feeling unsafe (42%) rather than safe (35%). […]

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Appeal to find relatives of pensioner found dead in Bradford

Appeal to find relatives of pensioner found dead in Bradford

By Anders Anglesey Coroners have issued an appeal to relatives of Trevor Dalby to come forward after he was found dead at an address in Little Horton, last weekend. The 67-year-old died of natural causes at his home in Seldon Street, last Sunday, and coroners are eager for relatives or anyone with information to contact Coroners Officer Symone Holmes on […]

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Former England rugby player to retire from Bradford Bulls

Former England rugby player to retire from Bradford Bulls

Veteran rugby player, Matt Diskin, is stepping down as captain of the Bradford Bulls at the end of this season. The 32-year-old has had an illustrious career that has seen him play internationally for Great Britain and England as well as a distinguished run for Leeds Rhinos. He also made 86 appearances for the Bulls, having arrived at Provident Stadium […]

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