Shadow Chancellor calls on Government to address North South divide

SHADOW Chancellor John McDonnell has said the Government should consider rebalancing the economy away from London and towards Yorkshire and the north of England in a bid to address the North South divide.

Great Northern Street Huddersfield

Three arrested and gun seized after shots fired in Huddersfield

ARMED police  arrested three men and seized a gun after shots were fired in what police believe was a targeted attack in a  Huddersfield street.
The A65 between Clapham and Ingleton. Image: Google

Fatal crash: Homemade campervan driver arrested and ex-ambulance in convoy chased by police

THE driver of a home-made campervan was arrested  after a man died in a crash in North Yorkshire.
One exit from the subway outside New North Road Baptist Church in Huddersfield.

Serious sex assault on teenage girl in Huddersfield

A TEENAGE girl was the victim of a serious sexual assault in a Huddersfield town centre subway this morning.

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Man found with serious stab injury in Leeds street

A MAN was taken to hospital after he was found with a serious stab injury in Leeds this morning.
Kirkgate Huddersfield. Image: Google

Man arrested over stabbing in Huddersfield

A MAN has been arrested by detectives investigating a stabbing in Huddersfield.

Reflex bar on Westgate, Wakefield. Image: Google

Fire in ladies toilets at Wakefield bar: Man treated for smoke inhalation

A MAN was treated by paramedics after a fire in the ladies toilets at a bar in Wakefield city centre.
Fell Grove

Newborn baby checked for smoke inhalation after fire at West Yorkshire house

A NEWBORN baby was among five people who underwent medical checks for suspected  smoke inhalation after a tumble drier caught fire at a house in Huddersfield.

Detective Chief Superintendent Judi Heaton

Police in Yorkshire issue warning over online vigilante groups snaring wrong people

HUMBERSIDE Police say there have been a number of incidents across the force area this week where vigilante groups have accused men of committing online sexual offences, but have got it wrong in many cases.

Child sexual exploitation operation: Police say staff at some Wakefield hotels failed to raise concerns

DETECTIVES  have said they will be speaking with hotels in Wakefield district about their safeguarding following a recent undercover child protection operation.
The woman's body was found near Pen-y-ghent (pictured)

Woman found dead on Pennine Way 14 years ago still unidentified: Cold case review team launch Facebook appeal

POLICE trying to identify a woman whose body was found on the Pennine Way in the  Yorkshire Dales 14 years ago have launched a fresh appeal  for information on Facebook.

Leeds and Bradford Road, Bramley. Image: Google

Appeal to trace relatives after death of Leeds man

A CORONER'S officer is appealing for information to trace relatives after the death of a Leeds man.
Mission nightclub , Commercial Court, Leeds. Image: Google.

Police bid to trace Leeds sex attack victim

POLICE are appealing for information to identify a woman who they believe was the victim of a sexual assault in Leeds.

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Woman, 87, woke to find burglar in bedroom at her home in West Yorkshire

AN 87-year-old woman woke to find an intruder in the bedroom at her home in West Yorkshire.

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Hit and run driver struck pedestrians in Castleford: Car mounted kerb after house party row

A HIT and run driver who struck three pedestrians following a row at a house party in Castleford is being hunted by police.


England World Cup quarter final weekend one of busiest ever for 999 calls in North Yorkshire

NORTH Yorkshire Police had one of its busiest ever weekends for 999 calls when England played Sweden in the World Cup quarter finals.


Dozens of firefighters battle moorland blaze in West Yorkshire

MORE than 50 firefighters are dealing with a moorland blaze in West Yorkshire tonight.

AN HM Coastguard helicopter is involved in the search

Search for diver missing off Scarborough coast

AN AIR-sea rescue search operation is underway to find a diver who has gone missing off the Scarborough coast.
Rougier Street, York. Image: Google.

Arrest after man seriously injured in York city centre

A TEENAGER was arrested on suspicion of assault after a 40-year-old man was seriously injured during an incident in York city centre this morning.
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Leeds man in 'jealous rage' assaulted partner: He pulled out knife when trio tried to help her

A  DRUNK Leeds man who produced a knife when three people tried to protect his partner after he flew into a 'jealous rage' and assaulted her has been handed a suspended prison sentence.
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