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Neil McNicholas: Lessons have to be learned from Sir Cliff Richard’s ordeal

MORE power to Sir Cliff Richard – not just in his efforts to clear his name, but (and this never seems to get mentioned by the media to the same extent) in trying to have the law changed to protect a person’s identity until they have been charged with a crime.

North Yorkshire County Councils Executive will decide on July 24 over the preferred route

Ruling soon to be made on re-aligning troubled stretch of A59 near Harrogate

Plans to re-align a stretch of major road near Harrogate with a long history of instability are set to go before the county council.


Feathered friends: Heartwarming pictures show why we should all try to spread a little love

There's often nothing finer than seeing cute animals doing something out of the ordinary.
Leeds Crown Court

Former West Yorkshire Police officer accessed sickening child images

A respected former West Yorkshire Police officer downloaded "graphic and disturbing" images of children being sexually abused, a court heard.
West Yorkshire Police was one of six forces visited by inspectors

Police in West Yorkshire praised over work tackling hate crimes

POLICE inspectors have praised efforts to tackle hate crime in West Yorkshire, despite finding that there is more to do across the country.


Returning champions steal the headlines at 143rd Driffield Show

East Yorkshire farmers enjoyed their big day out in the sun as Driffield Show attracted around 25,000 visitors to its showfield in Kelleythorpe for its 143rd installment.

Logan Taylor. PIC: PA

Man jailed for failing to fit smoke alarms in Huddersfield house where two boys died in fire

A property manager has been jailed for a year for breaching health and safety laws after two young children died in a fire in a rented house with no smoke alarms.

Sir Cliff Richard arrives at the Rolls Building in London to hear the ruling of the dispute that he has with the BBC. Photo: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Sir Cliff Richard timeline: How events unfolded

Sir Cliff Richard has won his High Court privacy case against the BBC over its coverage of a police raid on his home.

Dre Clark.

Appeal for teenager missing from Pocklington

Concerns are growing for a missing 15-year-old from Pocklington.
Watchdog estimates Humberside Police failing to record 14,200 crimes a year

Watchdog estimates Humberside Police failing to record 14,200 crimes a year

One in five violent crimes were not recorded properly by a Yorkshire police force, a watchdog’s inspector found.
Charmaine Rowan.

Yorkshire fraudster tricked horse magazine customers to fund cosmetic surgery, hotel trips and designer clothes

A serial fraudster went on a £32,000 spending spree after tricking customers who advertised in an equestrian magazine into parting with their credit card details.

Disability parking bays.

Yorkshire magistrate told to step down after 'misusing' disability parking badge

A magistrate has been told to step down by judicial chiefs after "misusing" a disability parking badge.

Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP

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.

Harry Whitlam

MPs back call for change in law after Leeds schoolboy’s tragic death

THE mother of tragic schoolboy Harry Whitlam has written to all 650 MPs asking for support for her campaign to secure a change in drink-drive laws.

Marian Turton.

Woman missing from Burton Agnes Jazz Festival

A large volunteer effort is under way to find a 74-year-old woman who is in the early stages of dementia after she went missing from a music festival in East Yorkshire.
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.

Town Street, Armley. Image: Google

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.

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