The Yorkshire Post says: Time to back our 999 heroes in law. MPs must protect the protectors

TODAY, Parliament has a chance to enshrine its respect for all emergency workers, and first responders, into law. It must be taken – and any MP who dares to thwart the Parliamentary passage of the Emergency Service Workers Bill can expect the full opprobrium of the country – and their constituents.

The incident took place at the Thorncliffe Arms on August 5 last year

Sheffield bouncer urges judge to pass lenient sentence on man who attacked him

A bouncer at a Sheffield pub has pleaded with a Crown Court judge to pass the most lenient sentence possible on the man who left him unconscious when he attacked him in a drunken brawl.
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Neil McNally

Yorkshire teenager violently raped and robbed after asking man for directions

A teenage mum in Yorkshire was violently raped and robbed by a man she asked for directions.

Jayne Lewis was murdered at her Sheffield home in December last year

New trial date set for man accused of murdering Sheffield mum

A new trial date has been set for a 46-year-old man accused of murdering a Sheffield mum at her home.

Cinders the pony is receiving intensive treatment after a suspected acid attack

UPDATE: Yorkshire doctors help vets working to save acid attack pony

A PONY which had suspected acid thrown in its face is undergoing intensive treatment at a Yorkshire horse hospital.
Rose and Margaret Maughan were sentenced during a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court on Thursday, April 26

Sheffield mother and daughter jailed over vicious screwdriver attack that left woman with punctured lung

'Get her, crucify her' a Sheffield mum shouted to her daughter, before she used a screwdriver to stab the woman they believed had been having an affair with their family member, a court heard.

The five teenagers have been charged with a total of 28 offences.

Five teenagers blighting community in Hull are charged with 28 offences

Five teenagers in north Hull have been charged with more than two dozen offences between them.
Peter Sayner

Jail for banned driver in head-on crash after high speed police chase through Leeds

A BANNED driver verbally abused and ‘smirked’ at police after a head-on crash following a high-speed chase through Leeds, a court heard.

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West Yorkshire Police's campaign reminds people viewing indecent child images online about what they stand to lose.

Police campaign urges people viewing indecent child images to seek help - or risk losing it all

Company directors and solicitors were among the seemingly respectable people arrested in West Yorkshire last year after downloading or sharing indecent images of children.

Polcie have been out in force during Sheffield's tree-felling dispute.

YP Letters: Impact of tree policing in Sheffield not just about pay

From: Peter Giles, Sheffield.

Emergency services were called to a hotel in Wakefield in the early hours.

Police make arrest after sudden death of man in Wakefield hotel

Police are investigating the sudden death of a man who fell unconscious in a hotel in Wakefield during the early hours.

Police received reports of shots being fired in Clifton Terrace, Harehills. Picture: Google

Forensic teams working at scene of suspected firearms incident in Harehills

Forensic work is taking place in a residential street in Leeds this morning after a suspected firearms incident.
Street marshalls are joining police and others working to keep revellers safe in Wakefield city centre.

Street marshals bolster police teams keeping revellers safe in Wakefield city centre

Civilian teams are joining police on the streets of Wakefield to help tackle crime and anti-social behaviour linked to the city's night-time economy,

A shop sold a large kitchen knife to teenage police cadets taking part in a test purchase operation.

Wakefield shop sold large kitchen knife to underage police cadets

Police are monitoring the activities of a shop in Wakefield after its staff sold a large kitchen knife to two teenage cadets.

Police want to identify the men in these CCTV images.

CCTV appeal: Police investigating attempted robbery in Bradford supermarket car park

Police want to trace these men after an attempted robbery in supermarket car park in Bradford.

Lee Thompson is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates' Court.

Leeds man due in court today after shots fired at house in Bradford

A Leeds man has been charged with a firearms offence after shots were fired at a house in Bradford.

Four arrested after police helicopter, cars and police dogs chase men into Leeds river

Four arrested after police helicopter, cars and police dogs chase men into Leeds river

Four men have been arrested after a dramatic chase involving a police helicopter and a failed river escape.

Henry Street, Wakefield. Image: Google

Drug dealer crashed car into house during fight with customer in Wakefield

A DRUG dealer crashed  his car into a house in Wakefield during a fight with a customer who wanted his cannabis on credit, a court heard.
A nuisance biker in Wakefield

DNA weapon in fight against nuisance off-road bikers

A NEW weapon in the fight against nuisance off-road quad-bikers and motorcyclists is to be used around-the-clock from now on.

Waqas Hussain, 23, was jailed for seven years when he appeared at Bradford Crown Court.

Dangerous driver jailed for seven years after fleeing scene of two serious crashes

A dangerous driver from Bradford has been jailed for seven years after fleeing the scene of two separate collisions in which people were seriously injured.
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