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Meet the Yorkshire climber with Olympic ambitions

With climbing set to make its Olympic debut at the 2020 Games in Japan, one Yorkshire teenager is dreaming of scaling the podium, writes Sophie McCandlish.

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Fairfeld Road, Bridlington. Image: Google

Appeal after death of Bridlington man with links to Leeds and Hailfax.

POLICE are seeking relatives after the death of a Bridlington man who had links to Leeds and Halifax.

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Police are appealing for information.

Safe stolen in burglary near Brighouse

Police are appealing for information after a safe containing jewellery and coins was stolen in a burglary near Brighouse.

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Corruption, greed and sex in 1920s Skipton

Corruption, greed and sex in 1920s Skipton

Blake Morrison has been working with Northern Broadsides for 20 years, but he never expected his new play to be Barrie Rutter’s final farewell. He talks to Yvette Huddleston.

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The scene of the crash. Picture: Highways England.

Rush-hour traffic chaos as road crash closes stretch of the M62 near Halifax

Drivers in West Yorkshire are facing rush-hour delays this morning following a crash on the M62 near Halifax.

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Police were called to reports of a disturbance in Thrum Hall Lane, Halifax. Picture: Google

Armed police called to disturbance involving gun in Halifax street

Armed police were called to a residential street in Halifax after reports of a disturbance involving a gun.

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Jailed: Darren Fisher from Halifax

Teacher from Halifax jailed for having sex with pupil

A teacher from Halifax has been jailed after having a sex with a school pupil.

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Similar gas canisters to those stolen from a business yard in South Parade.

Safety alert after gas canisters are stolen in Halifax

A large number of gas canisters have been stolen from a business in Halifax.

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Coroners seeking family of Todmorden man

Coroners have appealed for help in finding the relatives of a Todmorden man who died this week.

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FISHY PIC N MIX: A selection of baby squid, white bait, sea bass coated in breadcrumbs and served in a retro style chip shop bag  with prawn crackers and tartar sauce , with  a Craggy  Egg, a pickled egg surrounded in a layer of black pudding and sausage meat , deepfried in a coating of pork scratchings.

Restaurant review: The Hinchcliffe, Hebden Bridge

Robert Owen Brown has crossed the Pennines to open at The Hinchliffe. He might yet be Manchester’s finest export says Amanda Wragg.

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Calderdale Royal Hospital

Drunk removed bandage from hand and flicked his blood at police in ‘disgraceful’ West Yorkshire hospital incident

A violent drunk has been jailed for 20 months after a judge heard details of his “disgraceful” behaviour at a West Yorkshire hospital.

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Police sent to hunt for 5ft African lizard in Halifax

Police sent to hunt for 5ft African lizard in Halifax

Pet owners have been left terrified after a huge exotic lizard was spotted on the loose in a built-up area of Halifax.
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Watch the dramatic moment a multi-storey car park is turned into dust in Wakefield

Rishworth Street multi-storey was demolished during a controlled explosion on Sunday morning.

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The Big Interview: Film director Francis Lee

The Big Interview: Film director Francis Lee

Sarah Freeman speaks to Francis Lee, director of the film that has been dubbed Yorkshire’s answer to Brokeback Mountain.

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Jeff Platts and Helen Mariott on patrol at Ogden Water. Pic: Jonathanm Gawthorpe

Meet the countryside custodians trying to prevent drownings and fires at Yorkshire beauty spots

They are tragic but all-too-familiar stories at this time of year – young people losing their lives after getting into trouble while swimming in open water at reservoirs, lakes and rivers. In the past few months, two teenage boys have drowned, while two young girls had to be rescued from the Sparth Reservoir in Yorkshire in June.

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National League: Guiseley earn draw but Halifax suffer after late double

Guiseley gained a fine point at home against one of the favourites for promotion, drawing 0-0 with Tranmere Rovers.

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Police arrested a 64-year-old man on the A1

Halifax lorry driver charged with drink-driving after being stopped on A1

A 64-year-old lorry driver has been charged with drink-driving after being stopped on the A1 in North Yorkshire.

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Cyclist airlifted to hospital after crash with bus in Halifax

Cyclist airlifted to hospital after crash with bus in Halifax

A cyclist was airlifted to hospital after being involved in a crash with a bus in Halifax yesterday.
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The car crashed soon after it failed to give way at the junction of Free School Lane and Manor Drive, Halifax. Picture: Google

Woman was hit by car as it was pursued through Halifax by police

A woman was hit by a car while it was being pursued by police in Halifax last night.

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