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1 hr ago | Brighouse Echo

Woman's purse stolen in Leeds Railway station

British Transport Police officers are asking for the public's help to identify two men who they believe worked together to steal a woman's purse at Leeds railway station.

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5 hrs ago | Batley Today

Marching to save NHS services

The march, which took place from Friday to Sunday, went from Calderdale Royal Hospital to Pinderfields, via Dewsbury and District Hospital.

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9 hrs ago | Dewsbury Today

Police appeal after sexual assault in Ravensthorpe

Police are on the lookout for a man who groped and made lewd comments to a 45-year-old woman in Dewsbury.

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12 hrs ago | Dewsbury Today

Line-up revealed for Batley Festival

This year's festival promises to build on the success of previous years and unite the community with a day of fun.

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15 hrs ago | Batley Today

Sheard: People must face true scale of cuts

Kirklees Council leader David Sheard has made an impassioned plea for people to truly realise the scale of cuts the authority is facing.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Back campaign to restrict East Lancs wind turbines, horse riders urged

Campaigners insist that the Mary Towneley Loop, created in 1996 with a A 1.8million Sport England grant, would be significantly compromised by no fewer than three separate schemes between Rossendale, Burnley and Calderdale.

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Halifax Courier

Elland man jailed over possession of child porn

A 38-year-old man has been jailed for 10 months after police acting on a tip-off found hundreds of child porn images and films on his computer.

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Dewsbury Today

A 30k forklift truck stolen from building site

A thief broke into the Carlton Road site for the new Batley and Dewsbury fire station using bolt cutters at around 5am this morning .

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Mirfield Today

First Batley and Spen District Committee meeting gets off to a rocky start

The new Batley and Spen District Committee got off to a rocky start during its first meeting last night .

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Brighouse Echo

Police looking to make their mark and deter thieves

Calderdale place are hosting a free two-day property marking service to deter thieves from stealing mobile phones and other electrical items, and increase the likelihood of victims having their items returned.

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Batley Today

Police appeal after two serious assaults in Cleckheaton

Police are appealing for witnesses after these two serious, linked assaults outside and near the George pub in the town's centre between 4am and 4.45am on Saturday August 23. The man first punched the 22-year-old woman at the rear of the pub but she did not need hospital treatment.

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Dewsbury Today

Your Wednesday 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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Mirfield Today

Fire in child's bedroom in Wyke

A Fire and Rescue crew from Odsal and one from Brighouse rushed to the Griffe Road house at 6.30am, where they tackled the blaze in a child's bedroom for around an hour.

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Halifax Courier

Casa Hotel and Restaurant loses planning battle

Bosses at the Casa Hotel and Restaurant in Brighouse are fearing a "catastrophic" impact on their business after Calderdale Council's planning committee has refused permission for improvements to the premises.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Heckmondwike man faces sex assault and indecency charges over alleged incidents on bus

Anjan Shahzad, of Jeremy Lane, Heckmondwike , has been charged with two counts of outraging public decency following an incident on the 268 bus between Cleckheaton and Dewsbury on June 19 this year.

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Mirfield Today

Park renamed in honour of town stalwart

Beaumont Street Play Area in Mount Pleasant has become the George Speight Memorial Park at the request of ward councillors.

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Pontefract and Castleford Express

Leading actress may star in BBC drama about hoax kidnap of Shannon Matthews

BBC bosses are in talks with ITV Studios to run a programme about the event which threw Dewsbury Moor's Moorside Estate into the national spotlight.

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Keighleynews.co.uk

Police still probing fire death of four-year-old Keighley boy

West Yorkshire Assitant Chief Fire Officer, Dave Walton, outside the house in Sunnyhill Grove, Exley Head, which was the scene of the fatal fire POLICE are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a four-year-old boy following a blaze at his Keighley home.

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Brighouse Echo

Dean Clough Cooking School's primary focus on food in schools

Dean Clough Cooking School's Focus on Food is championing food education in primary schools as cooking classes are made complusory in primary schools as of September 2014 Dean Clough Cooking School is at the national forefront of food education with an initiative to serve nutritious recipes with a primary focus.

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Halifax Courier

Bishops named for new Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales

Downing Street has today announced the appointment of two Area Bishops for the newly created Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales.

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