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Date set for West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s High Court hearing

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable and the county’s crime commissioner are set to face each other at the High Court in the latest stage of the legal dispute over the senior officer’s departure from the force.

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Melissa Whittington pictured with her partner Mark

Inquest opens after Ossett mother-of-four killed by suspected drink driver

A MOTHER-of-four who died after she was struck by a suspected drink driver in Ossett had been walking back to a pub with her partner after realising they had forgotten keys when the collision happened, an inquest opening heard.
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Police pledge to crackdown on dangerous drivers racing through Wakefield retail park

Police pledge to crackdown on dangerous drivers racing through Wakefield retail park

Dangerous drivers have been causing a nuisance by racing through a retail park at night.

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Attempted robbery thwarted and man injured in Dewsbury

Attempted robbery thwarted and man injured in Dewsbury

A man was left with injuries to his body after a failed robbery attempt in the West Yorkshire town.

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Graffiti sprayed on ruins of medieval Sandal Castle

Vandals have struck at the historic Sandal Castle for the second time in less than a year.
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Pensioner seriously hurt in Lupset street attack

Pensioner seriously hurt in Lupset street attack

Police were called to a report of a serious assault in Lupset in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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The crashed VW Golf. Photo: West Yorkshire Police

Drink drive arrest after car crashed into wall in Ossett

A WOMAN was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a car crashed into a wall in Ossett near Wakefield in the early hours today.

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Melissa Whittington pictured with her partner Mark

Mother-of-four killed by suspected drink driver in Ossett was "beautiful angel"

THE family of a mother-of-four who died after being struck by a suspected drink driver  in Ossett last week have spoken of their loss.
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Jonathan Schofield.

‘Ginger cat’ burglar preyed on elderly victims

A robber tricked elderly people into allowing him into their homes by claiming he had lost his cat.

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Historic child sex abuse inquiry - police arrest 16 people in West Yorkshire

POLICE investigating historic allegations of child sex abuse in the Kirklees area of West Yorkshire have this week arrested 16 people.

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Police are investigating the crash in Wakefield.

Boy, 7, badly hurt in Wakefield hit-and-run crash

A seven-year-old boy needed medical treatment after suffering a serious leg injury in a hit-and-run crash in Wakefield.

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Wanted Romanian child sex offender is arrested in Batley

A MAN convicted of child sex offences in Romania has been arrested by police in  Batley.

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Video: Armed robbery at Leeds city centre watch shop

MASKED armed robbers struck at a watch shop in the upmarket Victoria Quarter in Leeds city centre today.

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Healey Road, Ossett. Photo: Google

Woman dead after Wakefield collision - suspected drink driver arrested

A WOMAN died after she was involved in collision with a car driven by a suspected drink driver in the Ossett area of Wakefield.
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Leeds transit van theft conspiracy gang member jailed

Leeds transit van theft conspiracy gang member jailed

A LEADING member of a gang involved in a conspiracy to steal transit vans in has been jailed for five years.

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Picture by Allan McKenzie/YWNG - 07/07/17 - Press - Castleford Drink Crackdown, Castleford, England - Council & community leaders team up to tackle the drink problem on the streets of Castleford.

Council look to ban street drinking in Castleford after pressure from residents

A petition carrying more than 1,200 names to ban street drinking in Castleford town centre has pushed Wakefield Council into taking swift action.

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The number of neighbourhood police officers has fallen in West Yorkshire in recent years.

West Yorkshire Police set to reverse neighbourhood team cuts after crime rise

West Yorkshire Police has pledged to ‘rebuild’ its neighbourhood policing after the loss of hundreds of officers led to criticism that the force had lost touch with its local communities.

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Police in West Yorkshire pledge support for victims of honour-based abuse and force marriage

Police in West Yorkshire pledge support for victims of honour-based abuse and force marriage

West Yorkshire Police has begun a new campaign to highlight the issues of forced marriage and honour-based abuse as a conference is held in Leeds.

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