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Autumn burglary warning issued by West Yorkshire Police

Autumn burglary warning issued by West Yorkshire Police

By Georgi Cox A campaign is being launched by West Yorkshire Police to help prevent residents from becoming victims of burglary as the dark nights draw in.

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West Yorkshire Police step up cycling safety with Operation Safe Pass in Leeds

West Yorkshire Police step up cycling safety with Operation Safe Pass in Leeds

By Jack Goodman A NEW scheme has been unveiled in West Yorkshire today to protect cyclists. Operation Safe Pass involves plain clothed police officers on bicycles fitted with video cameras to identify motorists who fail to provide sufficient space when overtaking – and offer on the spot information to culprits. Gary Roper, Sergeant of the West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing […]

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Leeds has the luck of the Irish with huge celebration for St Patrick’s Day Parade

Leeds has the luck of the Irish with huge celebration for St Patrick’s Day Parade

By Lauren Entwistle MORE THAN 5,000 people poured into Millennium Square to celebrate the Leeds Irish community with the annual St Patrick’s Day Parade last Sunday.

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Brexit worries for traders at Horsforth farmers’ market as Theresa May given power to trigger Article 50

Brexit worries for traders at Horsforth farmers’ market as Theresa May given power to trigger Article 50

By Lauren Entwistle STALL-HOLDERS at Horsforth’s monthly farmers’ market say they are worried Brexit may harm their trade.

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We must all still be vigilant over terrorism warns West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

We must all still be vigilant over terrorism warns West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

By Kelly Woodward Arrests for terrorism-related offences fell by a fifth this year in Britain – but a warning’s been issued that the risk is “very much real in Yorkshire”.

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Call for fire vigilance

House fire. Image from Wikimedia Commons.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service have called for vigilance among neighbours of elderly people, following a spate of five deaths.

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Sexual offence reports in West Yorkshire up 50%

Sexual offence reports in West Yorkshire up 50%

by David Mackie Reported sexual offences in West Yorkshire have risen by almost 50% compared to last year, with violent crime offences increasing by over 24%. There has also been a 16.5% rise in crime generally, according to figures revealed today by West Yorkshire Police.

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50K Leeds hospital room Leukaemia Challenge

Kamal Aftab

By Jay Unger An award winning charity worker is embarking upon a 50 kilometre marathon challenge three weeks after being diagnosed with Leukaemia. Kamal Aftab, 32, an optometrist for the Valli group based in West Yorkshire, was diagnosed with the blood cancer, Acute Myeloid Leukaemia three weeks ago. The news came just weeks before Mr Aftab was due to embark upon a trip to […]

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Jury out in Leeds policewoman shooting trial

Jury out in Leeds policewoman shooting trial

By Anders Anglesey Jury members are today continuing to consider their verdicts in the trial of a man accused of shooting a policeman. The 38-year-old, from Headingly, is on trial at Leeds Crown Court charged with the attempted murder of PC Suzanne Hudson, 33, on December 4 last year. She suffered a serious shotgun wound to the hand and had […]

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8 months of road works to cause delays for drivers at Bradford Road roundabout

8 months of road works to cause delays for drivers at Bradford Road roundabout

A roundabout between Bradford and Leeds will close for major construction work this summer which will continue until March 2015. Construction on the A647 at Thornbury Barracks Roundabout has been approved in the hope it will reduce congestion levels at the junction and improve accessibility. The proposals for the roundabout include a reconfiguration of lanes, upgrading existing bus stops, creating […]

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