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A19 closure: Police reopen road between Riccall and Barlby after serious collision

The A19 in North Yorkshire has reopened after police investigators finished their work at the scene of a serious collision.
Porter was sentenced to 12-months in prison during a hearing at Sheffield Crown Court

Sick Doncaster fraudster claimed 'toys were bought for my dead child'

A Doncaster man has been jailed for attempting to get refunds for toys he had never brought, by claiming they had been bought for his dead child in a bid to illicit sympathy from shop staff.
The cartoon character was drawn by pupils from Ecclesfield School in a bid to stop people missing their doctors appointments

Sheffield GPs launch fresh crackdown on people missing doctors appointments

Sheffield GPs have launched a fresh crackdown on people missing appointments - with a little help from city school children.

Trains in Leeds are delayed

Trains delayed and diverted in Leeds right now due to emergency engineering works

Commuters are being warned of possible diversions and delays in Leeds right now (Friday evening).

Mark Cashin

'Landlords are not above the law,' judge tells defendants who harassed and illegally evicted Sheffield tenants

'Landlords think they're above the law, but they're not' - that was the message from a judge as he sentenced two men for the harassment and illegal eviction of Sheffield tenants.
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Police were assaulted 11 times.

Police slapped, kicked and spat at on duty in Scunthorpe and Grimsby

Humberside Police has revealed that its officers were slapped, kicked and spat at during a night which involved 11 assaults on staff.

James Sims

Jail for South Yorkshire 'bully' who beat partner days before she took her own life

A 'controlling' South Yorkshire man has been jailed for assaulting his partner, who took her own life a short time after his second attack on her.
Police have re-opened the facility.

Police 'help desk' re-opens in Wakefield

A point of contact for residents and the police in Wakefield has re-opened.

Jeremy Corbyn, pictured speaking in Sheffield in 2016, is understood to support a pause to tree-felling work in the city.

Jeremy Corbyn 'backs calls for Sheffield tree-felling work to be paused'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is backing calls for controversial tree-felling work in Sheffield to be paused, The Yorkshire Post understands.
Theatre director John Tiffany holds his OBE following an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace. Picture by John Stillwell/PA Wire.

Harry Potter director John Tiffany dedicates OBE to his Huddersfield upbringing

The Yorkshire-born director of the hit Harry Potter play has dedicated his OBE to his working class roots.

Humberside Police has welcomed the disciplinary panel's decision

Suspected rape accomplice fled abroad after detective lied about watching CCTV

THE SUSPECTED accomplice of a rapist fled abroad after a detective lied about checking crucial CCTV footage which showed the victim with two suspects, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.
Dan Jarvis's nomination as Labour's candidate for the Sheffield City Region mayoral race is likely to spark a row in the party.

Dan Jarvis wins Labour nomination to run for Sheffield City Region mayor and sets up a row with the party which wants him to quit as an MP

Dan Jarvis has been nominated as Labour's candidate to run for Sheffield City Region mayor in a move which will force him to quit as an MP or have a row with his party.
Town Street, Horsforth.

Leeds school was on lockdown after Horsforth Town Street robbery

A school was put on lockdown for after a robbery took place at a jewellers in Leeds this afternoon.
Town Street, Horsforth.

Police swoop into Leeds suburb after robbery

A school was on lockdown for around half an hour after a robbery took place at a jewellers in Leeds this afternoon, police said.
Prezzo, White Rose Centre, Leeds. Picture: Steve Riding

Which Yorkshire restaurants will shut as Prezzo announces hundreds of job losses?

Hundreds of jobs are to be axed at Prezzo after the restaurant chain agreed a restructuring plan that will see nearly 100 sites close, including five in Yorkshire.

Barnsley Central MP Dan Jarvis

BREAKING: Former soldier and Barnsley Central MP Dan Jarvis wins Labour’s nomination for the Sheffield City Region mayor election

Dan Jarvis has been nominated as Labour’s candidate to run for Sheffield City Region mayor in a move which could provoke a row between the MP and the party’s high command.

Bridlington Golf course, looking from seafront on Belvedere Road.'Picture by Paul Atkinson.

Councillor: Sale of golf course may not be illegal - but it is ‘immoral’

Selling off a Bridlington golf course for “agricultural property prices” may not be illegal but is “immoral”, a councillor told a committee.

Doncaster Queer Eye star Tan France (far right). Photo: Netflix

Doncaster fashion guru Tan France becomes global TV star in Netflix Queer Eye reboot

A fashion guru from Doncaster has become a global TV smash hit - after starring in a reboot of Queer Eye For The Straight Guy.

Captain Cook was a renowned British navigator

Captain Cook: Everything you need to know about Yorkshire’s renowned navigator

Captain James Cook was a renowned British explorer, navigator and cartographer, born in Marton, Middlesbrough. He became widely renowned after he made three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, his efforts still being recognised today.

Rail chief pledges to keep Leeds and the North moving as two-day strike looms

A rail boss has pledged to keep Leeds and the North moving as a fresh wave of train strikes looms next week.

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