Four things you should know in Yorkshire today

Star Trek: Nemesis' - Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard
Star Trek: Nemesis' - Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard
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Today we heard of worrying attacks at a Wetherby prison and a Leeds school; learned of the soaring cost of sick leave in Hull; and got ready to welcome two of the UK’s most-loved ‘luvvies’ to the Broad Acres.

Here are four things you need to know so far today:

Prison officer stabbed in the heaad

A prison officer has been stabbed in the head by an inmate at a young offenders’ institution in Wetherby.

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Intruder attacks pupil at Leeds school

Security measures are under review at a Leeds school after an intruder attacked a pupil.

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Sickness proving costly for Hull Council

Hull Council has spent £2.5m on agency workers in the last nine months to cover for staff on long-term sickness.

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Boldly going where no wizard has gone before

Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Gandalf the Grey will bring a double sprinkling of Hollywood magic to Yorkshire this summer when Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen appear on stage together in Sheffield.

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