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News on West Yorkshire County, England continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

21 min ago | Forth 2

Firefighters Battle Power Station Blaze

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "A number of members of the public have called our control room due to the plumes of smoke which can be seen in the surrounding area."

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21 min ago | South Yorkshire Times

Smoke from power station fire causes motorway problems

Ten fire crews are currently attending an incident at Ferrybridge, some 14 miles out of Doncaster, where a building is ablaze.

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2 hrs ago | Dewsbury Today

Mother's gift to hospital

Amy Hart and Ella-May Brooke delivering a 'cold cot' and a moses basket for Dewsbury Hospital, pictured with fundraisers Nichola Hinchliffe and Nikki Cookson and nurses Cathy McLean and Jody Bell.

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2 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Mixed reaction in Bradford to campaign for more devolved powers for Yorkshire

New political party Yorkshire First and pressure group The Yorkshire Devolution Movement are teaming up for the initiative, called 'The pledge for Yorkshire'.

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4 hrs ago | Todmorden Today

Two-year-old boy found walking alone along busy Halifax main road

The toddler had been put to bed by his parents but escaped the family home and was found wandering along King Cross Road on Sunday evening.

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7 hrs ago | Batley Today

Your Thursday morning report for West Yorkshire

Your weekday traffic, travel and weather report for West Yorkshire, including Wakefield, Pontefract, Castleford, Hemsworth, South Elmsall, Dewsbury, Batley, Spenborough, Mirfield and Morley.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Driver who hit biker and failed to stop avoids prison

A DRIVER who collided with a motorcyclist and failed to stop or report the accident has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Newsday

Man guilty of shooting policewoman

A man who shot a police officer on his doorstep and laughed while cycling off has been convicted of attempted murder.

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Batley Today

Opinion: Spenborough Chamber of Trade chairwoman Viv Laycock

I have to say that the flower tubs and baskets in Cleckheaton look absolutely blooming marvellous - sorry - but they really do look fabulous! A lady customer came from Thackley to Cleckheaton for the first time and said "how pretty" Cleckheaton is.

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Brighouse Echo

A&E is a straight fight between Halifax and Huddersfield, say the hospitals

Hospital chiefs say proposals to health changes to accident and emergency care will come down to a straight fight between Huddersfield and Halifax.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Parents in fire-walking plea to help give toddler Nicole life-changing operation in America

A FUNDRAISING campaign to send a seriously-ill baby girl to America for a life-changing operation is gathering pace after almost A 8,000 was raised through various events.

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Brighouse Echo

Safety concerns spark demolition work at Elland Swimming Baths

Severe structural deterioration at the pool has forced Calderdale Council to take immediate action following an inspection by officials last week which showed that the eastern gable wall, overlooking Huddersfield Road, is continuing to move, raising concerns over a risk to the public.

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Batley Today

Partnership aims to breed players

Bulldogs player and community development staff member Ben Black has already been coaching with the college's sports academy for the last three years.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Six parks in the Bradford district win Green Flag awards

SIX parks in the Bradford district have retained their prestigious Green Flag awards - a benchmark for the best parks and green spaces in the country.

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Wharfedale Observer

Roads and schools concern over housing

ROAD safety concerns have spurred dozens of Addingham people to object to plans for 40 new homes in the village.

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Ilkley Gazette

John Bullivent, contract manager, at Superfast West Yorkshire

A PLAN to equip 97 per cent of homes and businesses across the region with the kind of broadband speeds that will mean faster downloads and online streaming is underway.

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Wakefield Express

Fire service issues advice after couple rescued from boat in Castleford

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued safety tips for boaters after a couple had a lucky escape from a boat fire on Sunday.

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Mirfield Today

Kirklees should be the place to do business

The council's six priorities include making Kirklees the heart of a growing manufacturing and engineering cluster in Leeds City Region and kick starting the transformation of Dewsbury.

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Mirfield Today

Man missing for three months is safe and well

A man who went missing in late April has made contact with police to say he is safe and well.

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Mirfield Today

Opinion: The Mayor of Mirfield, Coun Vivien Lees-Hamilton

The Town Council is gearing up for Christmas. Yes I know that we are in the middle of a heatwave, but time and tide wait for no man.

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