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Three teens jailed for 47 years after man shot on Dewsbury street

A LEEDS Crown Court judge has jailed three teenagers for a total of 47 years  after a man was shot and seriously injured in a "planned and premeditated" attack on a  Dewsbury street.
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Almost 50,000 worth of items have been reported as stolen from three hospitals.

REVEALED: £50,000 worth of items stolen from West Yorkshire hospitals

Almost £50,000 worth of items have been stolen from three West Yorkshire hospitals, figures reveal.

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Christopher Mosby

Gun threat Wakefield betting shop robber jailed for seven years

AN ARMED robber  who threatened a Wakefield betting shop manager with a fake handgun during a spree of offending has been locked up for seven years.
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Police release men arrested over 'suspicious package' linked to major evacuation in Leeds

Police release men arrested over 'suspicious package' linked to major evacuation in Leeds

Two men have been released without charge after being questioned by police in Leeds about the contents of a ‘suspicious package’.

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New agreement could help improve congestion on busy roads in Wakefield district

New agreement could help improve congestion on busy roads in Wakefield district

A new partnership could see congestion cut on seven major roads around the Wakefield district.
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David Green. Picture by South Yorkshire Police.

Driver high on cannabis jailed after leaving injured friends following crash

A driver under the influence of cannabis who fled and left his three injured friends in the wreckage of his car has been jailed.
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Fly-tipping.

Waste is top of the pile as complaints to Wakefield Council rise

Complaints to Wakefield Council are on the rise - with waste one of the biggest concerns for residents.

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Partick Whelan and Gareth Hayes.

Leeds burglary gang caught red-handed during 3,000 cigarette raid at shop

A gang of burglars were caught moments after they carried out a night time raid at a newsagents and stole £3,000 worth of cigarettes.

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Lecturer honoured for excellence

Lecturer honoured for excellence

A sports coaching lecturer from Normanton has been honoured with a national award in recognition of his excellence in teaching, scholarship and research.

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Skinner Lane in Pontefract. Pic: Google.

Woman pulled from car after it flips on to roof in Pontefract

A woman had to be pulled out of a car which had flipped on to its roof in Pontefract.
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VIDEO: Fly DSA Arena takes off as Doncaster Sheffield Airport gets naming rights of Sheffield Arena

UP, up and away...Yorkshire's biggest arena is soaring to new heights today after a six-figure naming rights deal by Doncaster Sheffield Airport to rebrand Sheffield Arena as Fly DSA Arena.
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Traffic backing up to the cross roads at Middlestown.

Roadworks misery: Resident speaks of delays and traffic backlogs as works are carried out

Roadworks in the South West of the district are causing traffic chaos, a disgruntled resident has said.

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What the new Belle Stadium could look like.

New plan to keep Wakefield Trinity in the city

Rugby League club Wakefield Trinity’s Belle Vue stadium could be redeveloped under a new proposal to keep the club in the city.

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Missing: Cathryn Holdsworth, 72.

Search for 'vulnerable' elderly woman missing over a week

Police are trying to trace a vulnerable elderly woman who is missing in Halifax.

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Police evacuate Leeds market after report of suspicious package

Police have evacuated Kirkgate Market in Leeds after receiving a report of a suspicious package.

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Ossett Town Hall

Library could permanently move into Ossett Town Hall

A refurbishment of Ossett Town Hall could see the town’s library permanently re-located there.

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Shaun Land. Picture by West Yorkshire Police

Castleford sex offender jailed for 19 years

A Castleford man has been jailed for 19 years for a series of indecent assaults against a young girl.

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Talha Asmal, from Dewsbury, who became Britain's youngest suicide bomber in 2015.

‘Sensitivity and understanding needed to encourage families who may report extremism fears’

Greater levels of sensitivity and understanding must be shown towards people who are considering telling the authorities of their fears that a friend or family member has been radicalised, according to a landmark study by Yorkshire academics.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
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New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.
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