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

2 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford MP backs 20 per cent fall in car insurance premiums

BRADFORD East MP David Ward has backed figures showing car insurance premiums have decreased by 19.3 per cent over the last 12 months.

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6 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette

Ilkley's new crier gets an audience on her first big job - calling in Yorkshire Day

Jazz band musicians and walkers head down Wells Promenade on their way to the bandstand to celebrate Yorkshire Day ILKLEY'S new town crier made her debut appearance in the role to give the Yorkshire Day Declaration at the town bandstand on today, Friday.

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10 hrs ago | York Press

Huge fire at power station - partial collapse of tower - disruption to last months - 9 pics

A HUGE fire has broken out at Ferrybridge Power Station, causing the partial collapse of a tower at the site.

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14 hrs ago | Keighleynews.co.uk

Keighley News: Beverley Fort with Floss, who headed the prices in the unbroken dogs pen at Skipton

Beverley Fort's year-old black and white bitch Floss sold for A 1,155 - the top pen price of the day for 'unbroken' dogs - at Skipton Auction Mart's annual summer sale of working sheep dogs.

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19 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

A defendant who smuggled a blade into court cut his own throat moments after he was sentenced.

The 20-year-old suffered what police said were "serious lacerations" in the self-inflicted injuries at Kirklees Magistrates' Court in Huddersfield yesterday afternoon.

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21 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette

Scissors stars open new hair academy

Anthony Mascolo,TIGI International Artistic Director and Nick Irwin TIGI Global Creative Director, opened the Yazz Hairdressing Academy in Yeadon in June.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

MAGISTRATES have fined a takeaway boss 525 after he pleaded guilty to 12 food hygiene offences.

Wasim Raja, who runs Pizza Xpress & Balti in Paley Road, Holme Wood , blamed his inability to read and write English on not being able to educate his staff, said his solicitor Arshad Khan yesterday.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Dementia diagnosis rates among highest in England in parts of Bradford district

TOWNS and villages to the north of Bradford have some of the highest rates of patients suffering from dementia in the country, new figures have revealed.

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Dewsbury Today

Coroners' appeal after death of Batley man

It is believed Mr Naylor had a sister called Mary Lancaster, who previously lived in Liversedge and moved to Scotland.

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Dewsbury Today

More than 100 locals support Project Bugle launch in Batley Town Hall

More than 100 people packed out Batley Town Hall in support of the project, which aims to create a fascinating archive about the 1,000 soldiers from Batley and Birstall who lost their lives during WWI.

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Dewsbury Today

Projects benefit from A 2m boost

The Creative Scene programme aims to use the money to develop new ways of getting people involved in the arts over the next three years, particularly in our district.

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Batley Today

Ferrybridge Power Station fire causing traffic disruption

Smoke is blowing across the M62 in both directions between junction 32 and junction 33 and on the A1 between junction 42 and junction 41 .

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Batley Today

Mirfield couple's wedding made with love

Shaun Mallia and Charlotte Wakeley's wedding had a distinctly handmade feel as every guest made or contributed something, large or small.

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Brighouse Echo

Halifax crews helping tackle Ferrybridge power station blaze

Picture shows fire at Ferrybridge power station near Castleford West Yorkshire, which has set on fire.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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