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The event's organiser said 500 people were outside Dewsbury Town Hall on Sunday campaigning against Isreal's military action in Gaza.
MORE people have died in police-related incidents on the roads of West Yorkshire than anywhere else in the UK outside of London.
A SHIPLEY musician who played with the area's best known brass bands before forging a successful career in London has been killed in a car crash.
Among the many adventures were a mountain biking trip to Gisburn Forest, requiring much skill and 'bottle', a daring climb and then leap from a telegraph pole, orienteering, a zip wire and air rifle shooting.
Crews covering for striking firefighters were called to the Paragon Business Park in Wakefield and Northfield Avenue in South Kirkby on the last day of industrial action yesterday .
In 1982 an old boy of Batley Grammar decided to trace the soldiers from his school who had lost their lives in World War One.
Firefighters attended a fire in the open in Thornhill while members of the Fire Brigades Union were on strike.
THOUSANDS of motorists have so far been fined for straying into new bus lanes along one of the district's busiest roads.
Organisers of Crown of Lights Festival, Heckmondwike, known locally as Heckyfest, enjoyed 10 hours of live music despite rain and thunderstorms.
Shops in Halifax have had items including vacuum cleaners, a trampoline and an acoustic guitar stolen over the last three years.
NORTH Yorkshire police named the man as Roy Lancaster, 54, who contacted them before his body was discovered in the early hours of Friday at Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales.
Organisers of a charity fun run are hoping for the biggest turnout yet to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
A 45-year-old man from Huddersfield has been charged with murder and is due to appear before magistrates in Halifax later.
The Morrisons store in Wetherby is planning to extend the delivery hours of its lorries, submitting a new application days after withdrawing their initial plan.
Villagers hope to raise up to A 500,000 to construct the purpose-built hall next to the medical centre.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 03:38 am
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