Post Tagged with: “West Yorkshire”

Wakefield Market to close within six years of opening

Wakefield Market to close within six years of opening

Wakefield Council today voted to approve plans to sell Wakefield Market’s site so a cinema and restaurants can be built in its place. The proposals mean the market will move from its current location on Union Street to an area between the Cathedral and The Ridings shopping centre. The council hopes the move will add vibrancy to Wakefield’s city centre […]

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Fresh safety warnings after Keighley waterfall accident leaves boy, 8, fighting for life

Fresh safety warnings after Keighley waterfall accident leaves boy, 8, fighting for life

By Anders Anglesey Residents close to the waterfall where a boy almost drowned have issued fresh warnings after spotting children continuing to play there today. An eight-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being recused from the water near Keighley, West Yorkshire. Firefighters arrived at an area close to Tinker Bridge, North Dean Road, yesterday morning, after receiving reports […]

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Reward for murder suspect doubled to £10,000

Reward for murder suspect doubled to £10,000

Crimestoppers have doubled the reward money on offer for any information that leads to the arrest of John Heald, who’s still on the run a week after the death of a guest house landlady. John Heald, 53, from the Rotherham area is wanted by Humberside Police in connection with the murder of Bei Carter, 49, at a guest house in […]

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Ancient viking boat comes home to West Yorkshire

Ancient viking boat comes home to West Yorkshire

  A 1,000-year-old Viking boat has gone on display at Wakefield library. The six-metre vessel, discovered at Stanley Ferry in 1838, is believed to be the only boat of its kind in the country. The log boat had previously been on display at York museum, but has returned to Wakefield, close to where it was found during the building of […]

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Grab a bucket and spade: The beach is returning to Leeds

Grab a bucket and spade: The beach is returning to Leeds

  By Anders Anglesey There will be no need to go abroad this summer for the perfect beach holiday as Leeds City Beach returns for a second time in August. Leeds City Beach will bring the feeling of the seaside back to Millennium Square after a successful debut last year. Features set to return this summer are a traditional Ferris […]

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Woman found dead in Leeds treated as murder

Woman found dead in Leeds treated as murder

Police have launched a murder inquiry following the death of a 67-year-old woman at a property on Talbot Avenue in Moortown, North Leeds. Officers were contacted by a man at 10pm last night concerning a woman who was found dead. West and North Yorkshire Police forces began enquiries to find the man due to concerns over his welfare.

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