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Bradford and Kirklees Colleges handed notices to improve

THE Yorkshire college where David Hockney studied art has been handed notices to improve by two government bodies and has warned staff to expect “significant financial savings”.

Education
Police said three people were arrested.

Leeds and Bradford men arrested after quad bike police chase near Skipton

Three men have been arrested after a police chase involving a stolen quad bike and car, officers have said.

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A review of taxi licensing in Bradford has been carried out. Stock pic.

Bradford taxi drivers ‘may have asked family to take licensing test because of their poor English’

Aspiring taxi drivers in Bradford may have been asking family members to complete application forms for them or speak to licensing officers on the phone because of their poor English, according to a council report.

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Former West Yorkshire Police chief Mark Gilmore.

What were the allegations made against ex-West Yorkshire Police chief Mark Gilmore?

A High Court judge has spelled out a series of allegations which were made against a police chief.

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West Yorkshire police commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, left, and  former West Yorkshire Police chief constable Mark Gilmore.

Ex-West Yorkshire chief accused of 'disingenuous' claim after losing legal battle with police and crime commissioner

A retired police chief who had denied a series of allegations about his behaviour has lost a High Court fight with a police and crime commissioner.
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West Yorkshire police commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, left, and former West Yorkshire Police chief constable Mark Gilmore.

High Court to rule on retired Yorkshire chief constable's row with police commissioner

A High Court judge is preparing to deliver a ruling on a dispute between a retired police chief and a police and crime commissioner.

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Detectives have made three arrests.

Detectives make three murder arrests after body found in Bradford

THREE MEN have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a man was found in Bradford.

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Michael Pritchard, who was murdered 20 years ago today.

Murder police reopen Bradford enquiries into delivery driver murder

Cold case detectives have a reopened an investigation into the murder of a delivery driver on the 20th anniversary of his death.

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Police searching for boy, 11, reported missing from Bradford

Police searching for boy, 11, reported missing from Bradford

Police in West Yorkshire are searching for an 11-year-old boy who went missing last night.
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Explosion heard in West Yorkshire village as burglars attacked cash machine

Explosion heard in West Yorkshire village as burglars attacked cash machine

An explosion heard by residents in a West Yorkshire village during the early hours has been linked to a burglary at a supermarket.
Crime
TRIPLE BILL: World class dance coming to Bradford Alhambra from November 15 - 17,  including Ghost Dance.  Photograph � Jane Hobson.

World class dance

As Rambert returns to Bradford with a triple bill, Theatre correspondent Nick Ahad speaks to choreographer Ben Duke.

Theatre

Here are 13 Yorkshire locations that appear in Peaky Blinders

It's the BBC's popular gangster drama set in 1920s Birmingham.
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3 November 2017......   Bradford Park Avenue fans and book crowdfunders join Peter Barker, foreground on the terraces at the former ground on Caterbury Avenue in the city.
 Bradford Park Avenue fans have  crowdfunded a book on their beloved club which has made it on to the shortlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year.
Breaking Ground: Art, Archaeology & Mythology tells the story of how fans of the once top flight club backed an archaeological dig at the derelict Park Avenue stadium and paid for the story of what it unearthed to be told.  Picture Tony Johnson.

Bradford Park Avenue book on shortlist for prestigious Sports Book of Year

IT was once a top flight football club which attracted tens of thousands of loyal supporters to terraces which have long since fallen silent.

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The most recent shooting happened at the junction of Back Maud Avenue and Back Maud Place in Beeston. Picture: Google

Attempted murder: Six suspects released on bail as investigation continues in Leeds shootings

Detectives have finished questioning six men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two shootings in Leeds.

Crime
GCHQ Scarborough.

Do you have what it takes to join GCHQ? A Yorkshire expert reveals what you need

GCHQ – Britain’s intelligence and cyber security agency – is looking for recruits. Here Ross, a Higher Technical Apprentice from Bradford, explains the opportunities – his full name can’t be given due to security protocol.

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West Yorkshire Fire crews pelted with fireworks and bricks in Halloween night attacks

FIREFIGHTERS in Leeds were among West Yorkshire crews pelted with stones and fireworks during six attacks on Halloween night.
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An accident closed two lanes on the M62 this morning. Picture: Highways England.

Crash blocks M62 near Leeds causing heavy traffic and long delays

A CRASH has caused long delays on the M62 in West Yorkshire this morning.

Leeds
Police are investigating a robbery at a bookmakers in Norman Lane, Eccleshill. Picture: Google

Robbers escaped with cash after demanding money from staff at Bradford bookmakers

Detectives have released descriptions of two men wanted after a robbery at a bookmakers in Bradford.

Crime
Margaret Hockney, sister of David, who has written a book about her life. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Margaret Hockney - stepping out of the shadows with a family portrait

Margaret Hockney’s memoir deals with her difficult relationship with her mother, life as a nurse and having one of the world’s greatest artists as a brother. Chris Bond met her.

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Police are appealing for information.

Driver 'failed to stop' after collision which left Bradford man seriously injured

Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously injured in collision in Bradford.

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