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13 min ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Man tells murder trial he felt like someone had taken his soul after he killed wife

A 22-YEAR-OLD man told a murder trial he felt like someone had taken his soul after he killed his wife with a hammer at their Bradford home.

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4 hrs ago | York Press

York author Meriel Bowers dies aged 90

Meriel Bowers, came to live in sheltered housing at Fairfax Court in Acomb in 2000 to be closer to her daughter, Gill Myers who lives in Dringhouses .

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8 hrs ago | Halifax Courier

Speed checks get results in Todmorden

In total over 50 motorists have had action taken against them following the two weeks of checks on Burnley Road in Portsmouth, Burnley Road in Lydgate, Rochdale Road in Walsden and Halifax Road in Todmorden.

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12 hrs ago | Dewsbury Today

Row erupts over decision to triple pay for committee leaders

Councillors Kath Pinnock and Steve Hall , are at odds over a decision by Kirklees Council this month to give extra allowance money for heads of Area Committees.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Man used dead wife's disabled badge for 'emergency' toilet visit

A MAN fraudulently used his dead wife's disabled badge to park in Bradford city centre because he was desperate for the toilet, a court heard.

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Hebdenbridge Today

'Mother hen' gets award from police

West Yorkshire Explorer Awards. From left to right are West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, Calderdale Explorer Joanna Gledhill and the Temporary Chief Constable of West Yorkshire, Dee Collins Joanna Gledhill, 19, was given the honour at the West Yorkshire Police Explorers Awards 2014 for being a "team player" and ... (more)

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Batley Today

All but two Kirklees libraries at risk of closure

The most drastic option would involve closing all libraries in Kirklees except for Huddersfield and Dewsbury in a 56 per cent slash to services.

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Batley Today

Slideshow: It's full speed ahead for first ever Parkrun at Oakwell Hall

More than 200 people turned out on Saturday morning, compared to the 70-80 which typically run at Dewsbury's event at Crow Nest Park.

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Brighouse Echo

Relatives of deceased Halifax man sought

Any relatives or anyone who has information about next of kin should contact Coroners officer Rod Holmes on 01422 354606.

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Mirfield Today

Your Wednesday morning report for the Wakefield district

Your weekday traffic, travel and weather report with the Wakefield Express, Pontefract and Castleford Express, Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express, the Dewsbury Reporter series and the Morley Observer and Advertiser.

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Brighouse Echo

Fog set to clear to leave another sunny day

Motorists face delays on King Cross Road at the junction with Parkinson Lane because of three-way temporary traffic lights.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Dewsbury Today

Hundreds protest against Gaza conflict at Dewsbury Town Hall

The event's organiser said 500 people were outside Dewsbury Town Hall on Sunday campaigning against Isreal's military action in Gaza.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

West Yorkshire highest ranked outside London for police-related death accidents

MORE people have died in police-related incidents on the roads of West Yorkshire than anywhere else in the UK outside of London.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Talented musician killed in road crash

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.

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Ilkley Gazette

Scouts from Menston have just returned from their half-term adventures in the Forest of Bowland.

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.

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Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today

Fire crews called to Wakefield and South Kirkby during strike action

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 .

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Mirfield Today

WWI centenary: Missing Victoria Cross turned up at auction

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.

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Batley Today

Fire in the open as strike comes to an end

Firefighters attended a fire in the open in Thornhill while members of the Fire Brigades Union were on strike.

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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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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Wyke bus lane catches more than 3,000 drivers in first year

THOUSANDS of motorists have so far been fined for straying into new bus lanes along one of the district's busiest roads.

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