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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.
Andrew Hullah

Leeds man cleared of murdering friend: Jury convicts him of manslaughter after pub car park attack

A JURY has cleared a Leeds man of murdering his friend who died six days  after a "prolonged and gratuitous" attack in a pub car park, but convicted him of manslaughter.
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.

Tim Wray, former executive chairman of Turner & Townsend

Former Turner & Townsend chairman Tim Wray dies aged 69

The former chairman of Yorkshire consultancy firm Turner & Townsend Tim Wray has died at the age of 69.

One of the UPVC locks melted by a burglar armed with a blowtorch

Burglars armed with blowtorches targeting uPVC doors to steal luxury cars

BURGLARS ARMED with blowtorches are melting uPVC doors to steal keys to expensive cars in North and West Yorkshire.
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.
Ashley Whiting

Wanted man suspected of series of thefts across city

POLICE HAVE asked for help tracing a man wanted on warrant for a series of thefts across Wakefield.

Damage was caused when gunshots were fired at a house in Union House Lane, Bradford. Picture: Google

Man arrested in Pudsey over shots fired at house in Bradford

Police arrested a man in Pudsey last night as part of the ongoing investigation into gunshots fired at a house in Bradford.

National Crime Agency confirms searches at Bradford address linked to global cyber crime investigation

National Crime Agency confirms searches at Bradford address linked to global cyber crime investigation

Searches have been carried out at an address in Bradford as part of an international investigation into a website linked to millions of cyber attacks around the globe.


Trail of destruction after dumper trucks stolen from Leeds building site and driven across Temple Newsam golf course

Thieves left a trail of destruction in their wake after stealing two large dumper trucks from a building site in Leeds.

A pioneering Leeds unit which helps new mums dealing with post-natal depression. Pictured Bronwen Ashton, who was a service user and is now a volunteer, helping others going through a difficult time with their babies.

How Leeds nurses and ex-patients are offering a way out of the darkness for mums with postnatal depression

Mothers whose lives have been transformed by a pioneering mental health unit in Leeds are helping others dealing with postnatal depression. Chris Burn reports.

The driver had been performing a U-turn at the junction of Station Road and Highfield Terrace in Cullingworth. Picture: Google

Driver died at wheel of articulated lorry making U-turn in Bradford street

A man died at the wheel of an articulated lorry as it carried out at U-turn in a Bradford street.


Horses are being ‘dumped like rubbish’ in Yorkshire, warns animal charity

HORSES are often being “dumped like rubbish”, the RSPCA has warned, as new figures show Yorkshire still has one of the highest rates of animal cruelty in the country.

New ways are being considered to promote the Yorkshire Dales to a global audience.

Yorkshire Post Says: Survive and thrive. Creating a niche market for Yorkshire Dales

ALFRED Wainwright once said of the Yorkshire Dales: “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.”

Helen Seymour, HDT chairwoman, pictured at the monthly farmers' market

Leeds share scheme hits £351,000 as deadline looms

With just a few weeks to go, a unique community share scheme offering people the chance to invest in Headingley has reached over £351,000 - nearly three-quarters of its target.

Ben Swift: Tour entrant from Rotherham.

White Rose duo gear up to tackle the Tour de Yorkshire

Home riders Ben Swift and Tom Pidcock have been confirmed to race in next week’s Tour de Yorkshire.

Clay Pit Lane, Leeds. Pic: Google.

Lawn plan for busy Leeds city centre gateway

A lawn is set to be created at a hectic and “very important” gateway of Leeds city centre.

Turtle Bay, Leeds city centre.

Leeds's Turtle Bay allowed to trade later despite police concerns

A restaurant and bar in a “red zone” of Leeds city centre has been permitted to open and sell alcohol later on weekends – despite authorities’ concerns about a rise in late night crime in the surrounding area.

Shadow Secretary of State for Justice Richard Burgon. Photo credit should read: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Windrush scandal ‘among cruellest examples of unaccountable state power targeting the vulnerable’, says Leeds MP Richard Burgon

The Windrush scandal has exposed one of the “cruellest examples of unaccountable state power targeting the vulnerable”, a Yorkshire MP has claimed, as Ministers faced fresh calls to provide legal aid to victims.

Wakefield Coroner's Court

Leeds man’s factory death: Inquest jury told risk from machines passing close together not identified

THE health and safety co-ordinator at a Leeds factory where a worker died after becoming trapped between two machines had not identified the risk posed by the machines passing close together, an inquest jury heard.

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