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Witness appeal after man suffered serious injuries in attack

WEST Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to an attack in Brighouse which left a man with serious head injuries
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Glenn Smith, oener of the Ritz Ballroom in Brighouse. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Crackers! Would anyone really confuse THIS Ritz with the other one?

ONE caters for the well-heeled, the other is more down-at-heel, and few would confuse them, but a Yorkshire nightspot was today at the centre of an unlikely naming dispute with one of the world’s top hotels.

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A little boy opened a chocolate egg expecting to find a toy inside - but discovered six tablets. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Halifax toddler finds sedative tablets inside ‘Minions’ Easter egg

A mother in West Yorkshire says her son opened a chocolate egg expecting to find a toy inside, but discovered six tablets.

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Arrest after man seriously injured in hit-and-run in Todmorden

A MAN was arrested after a pedestrian was seriously injured in an alleged hit-and-run incident in Todmorden early today.

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Children rescued from cliff near Todmorden

FIREFIGHTERS used water sleds to rescue two children after they were reported to be trapped on a cliff next to a canal in Hebden Bridge this afternoon.
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Police and all emergency workers demand better protection from the law, says Halifax MP Holly Lynch.

Holly Lynch: Assaults on our brave emergency service staff are attacks on us all

HAVING been out with all the emergency services in my constituency, may I start by paying tribute to the work that they do? Behind the uniforms are incredibly brave and dedicated individuals who, regrettably, face risks that they simply should not have to face on an almost daily basis.

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Unconfirmed sightings of missing man as search enters fourth week

Unconfirmed sightings of missing man as search enters fourth week

Police detectives are continuing to appeal for information to trace missing Craig Alderson after a number of unconfirmed sightings of him.

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Craig Alderson.

Police ‘increasingly concerned’ for welfare of missing man from Halifax

Police are continuing to appeal for the public’s help in finding a Halifax man who has been missing for nearly two weeks.

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Storytelling is priceless to a child's education, says headteacher Sarah Weller.

YP Letters: Why fairy stories have powerful life lessons for children

From: Mrs Sarah Weller, Hipperholme Grammar Junior School, Wakefield Road, Lightcliffe, Halifax.

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Yassar Yaqub

M62 shooting: Police firearms officers to be fitted with cameras

Yorkshire’s biggest police force is working on a way for its firearms teams to be equipped with body worn cameras after coming under scrutiny when it emerged that officers involved in a fatal shooting on the M62 were not fitted with the technology.

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Craig Alderson

Police appeal to trace missing Halifax man

POLICE are appealing for the public's help to trace a missing Halifax man.
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Yorkshire Bnak has been criticsed for shutting local branches.

YP Letters: Banking on the wrong side of the Yorkshire border

From: Chris Gaunt, Hebden Bridge.

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Police at the scene of the incident in Sowerby Bridge

Murder investigation after man's body found near Halifax

A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man's body was found at an address in Sowerby Bridge near  Halifax.
Crime
Lyn Rigby, mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby said she was threatened with arrest unless she attended the appeal hearing of an internet troll who taunted her

Mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby threatened with arrest unless she confronts troll

The mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby said she was threatened with arrest unless she attended the appeal hearing of an internet troll who taunted her over his death.

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Two charged with murder after death of Halifax man

Two charged with murder after death of Halifax man

Two men have been charged with murder after a man was found dead in Halifax.
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Ryan John-Lewis has been jailed for four-and-a-half years

Car-jacker fled from Bradford police and went on 15-day crime spree

A car-jacker who targeted vehicles using petrol stations in two Yorkshire towns after he fled from police has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

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Police keep watch of the Leeds fans by the Billy Bremner statue outside Elland Road. Picture by Tony Johnson

More ‘spotters’ at West Yorkshire football grounds to tackle high cost of policing

Extra ‘spotters’ are being deployed at football grounds around West Yorkshire this season in a bid to reduce the cost to taxpayers of policing matches in the county.

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Halifax band The Orielles sign deal with Heavenly thanks to law firm Shoosmiths

Halifax band The Orielles sign deal with Heavenly thanks to law firm Shoosmiths

Law firm Shoosmiths has advised up and coming band The Orielles on a deal with leading indie record label Heavenly Recordings.

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Picture: Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

Halifax and Doncaster primaries in UK’s bottom 10: See how YOUR school rates

TWO councils in Yorkshire have some of the highest proportions of under-performing primary schools in the country.

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Photo: Facebook/Naturist Cleaners

Adverts posted for 'naked female cleaners' for homes across Yorkshire

Naked female cleaners are being sought to clean houses across Yorkshire for up to £55 an hour - but is it right to offer such a service?

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