Four things you should know in Yorkshire today

Red hot metal being moved across the heavy forge at the Forgemasters in Sheffield.  Picture: John Giles/PA Wire
Red hot metal being moved across the heavy forge at the Forgemasters in Sheffield. Picture: John Giles/PA Wire
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Today we were told about concerns at a rise in cases of sexual abuse against missing children in Yorkshire; learned that a lorry driver was killed in tragic circumstances on the A1 near Doncaster; heard of a truce in the row over the Government’s lack of support for the steel industry in Sheffield; and read about the stars who are filming another exciting TV project in the Broad Acres.

Here are four things you need to know so far today:

Concern over sex exploitation of missing children

The number of cases where missing children in West Yorkshire are feared to have been at risk of sexual abuse has more than doubled in two years

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Stranded lorry driver killed

A lorry driver who was changing a tyre while parked on the hard shoulder of the A1 next Doncaster has died after he was struck by a car.

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Steeling for the end of an argument

Sheffield Forgemasters and the Government have called a truce in the war of words over contracts going to British companies.

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The Tennant of Scampston Hall

Former Dr Who and Broadchurch actor David Tennant has been filming a feature-length biopic about the controversial psychiatrist R.D. Laing in North Yorkshire.

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