Missing teenage girls found safe and well

TWO teenage girls who were missing from Hull have been found safe and well in West Yorkshire.
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The collision took place on Queen's Drive in Ossett. Picture: Google

Woman trapped in car after collision with HGV in Ossett

Specialist firefighters were called out to help rescue a woman after a car and HGV crashed in Ossett this afternoon (Monday).

UPDATED: Delays on Leeds-bound M1 after multi-vehicle crash at Wakefield

A MULTI-vehicle accident is causing delays on the Leeds-bound M1 at Wakefield this morning.
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Wakefield MP Mary Creagh voted against the triggering of Article 50 when her constituents backed Brexit by a large margin. Was she right to do so?

YP Letters: The MP who stuck to her principles in voting against Brexit

From: Michael McGowan, Former Labour MEP for Leeds.

Wakefield's Tinirau Arona (Picture: Tony Johnson).

Tinirau Arona and Wakefield Trinity grab early chance to fine tune

IT is back to the practice pitch for most Super League teams this weekend, just one game into the season.

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Yorkshire's devolution saga rumbles on.

YP Comment: Think outside the box on Yorkshire devolution

WHEN the latest correspondence between West Yorkshire Combined Authority and the Government on devolution is put in layman’s terms, it is even more revealing and indicative of the discord in these parts.

File picture shows David Hinchliff HM Coroner West Yorkshire.

We’re sorry: Staff shortages lead to major backlog at Yorkshire coroner’s court

The office that investigates the cause of deaths in parts of Yorkshire has been forced to draft in extra workers from other parts of the region after staff shortages left a backlog of more than 100 cases waiting to be looked into.

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Jaynie Renner on QVC. Photo: YouTube

‘Shopping channel underwear presenter busted for tax fraud’

A shopping channel presenter cheated the taxpayer out of more than £60,000 in a VAT and income tax fraud, a court heard.

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One lane of the M1 has been closed near Sheffield

Break down causes congestion on M62

Motorists are being warned to expect delays on a stretch of the M62 this morning.


Fit and well Yorkshire hospital patient waits 449 days to be discharged

A HOSPITAL patient in Yorkshire had to wait 449 days to be discharged, despite being medically fit to leave, a report has revealed.

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M1 blocked due to accident

M1 blocked due to accident

A lane of the M1 motorway is blocked and closed following an accident in West Yorkshire this morning.

FAMILY TIES:  The Empty Nesters' Club at the Theatre Royal Wakefield.

Review: The Empty Nesters’ Club

I’ve long been a fan of John Godber’s work and have seen just about everything he’s written over the years, ever since I came across a production of Bouncers in the late 1970s and was thrilled to find a playwright speaking my language.

Firefighters dealt with a house fire in Mexborough

Fire crews free trapped horse

A horse which had become trapped between two fences was freed by firefighters last night.

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The River Went

Rewilding begins at river altered by Sharlston Colliery closure

Natural peaks and troughs along a West Yorkshire river bed are set to be recreated to bring back a greater variety of fish and invertebrate species.

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IN PRISON: Julian Ridgeway

Jailed: Dangerous pervert who had sex with horse on Yorkshire farm

A dangerous sexual deviant who was found guilty of having sex with a horse at a farm in West Yorkshire has been given an extended prison term totalling ten years.

Fode Sidibe.

Driver fell asleep at wheel and killed 81-year-old widow

A MAN who fell asleep at the wheel and knocked down and killed an 81-year-old woman has been jailed.

Frank was rehomed by Yorkshire Pet Rescue

Yorkshire Cat Rescue rehome stray who’s suffering from terminal cancer

A 15-year old stray has found a final loving home through rehoming charity, Yorkshire Cat Rescue – despite suffering from terminal cancer.

‘Disgraceful’ vandals cause £1,000 of damage after trashing popular skate park

‘Disgraceful’ vandals cause £1,000 of damage after trashing popular skate park

Vandals trashed a skate park just days before Christmas, causing more than £1,000 worth of damage.


Pensioner from Wakefield killed in double fatal crash

A PENSIONER from Wakefield has been named as one of two people killed in a two-car crash near a seaside town in Devon.

Man lied about speed after fatal crash

Man lied about speed after fatal crash

A man 'lied' to police after a fatal crash in which a high-performance car smashed into the central reservation of a dual carriageway, a court heard.

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