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

3 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Life, Christmas, Holidays, Opinion

8 hrs ago | Yorkshire Evening Post

Cats rescued after house fire in Leeds

Five cats had to be rescued after a suspected electrical fault caused a fire at a house in Leeds on Tuesday morning.

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12 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford-based architects' bus depot open for Commonwealth Games

An artists' impression of the new A 20 million First Group bus depot in Glasgow, which Idle firm Janus Architecture has worked on.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Pet dog trapped in illegal poacher's snare near Bingley

A woman has spoken of her "horror" after her pet dog became trapped in an illegal poacher's snare while she was out walking on a rural footpath.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

100 jobs at risk in cuts to district libraries

Libraries in Cleckheaton , Birstall and Heckmondwike are under threat of closure after Kirklees Council announced it may shut all but two across the district, with the possible loss of 100 jobs.

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Batley Today

Appeal after 'road rage' incident in Heckmondwike

Police have released images of two men who they would like to speak to in connection with a reported 'road rage' incident in Heckmondwike on Saturday.

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Hebdenbridge Today

Wheelie small bins on way?

Proposed changes to bin collections across Calderdale could see replacement wheelie bins' capacity reduced and an annual fee for the collection of garden waste.

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Spenborough Guardian

Police arrest 50 in weekend sting

Operation Viper has put another sting in criminal activity over the weekend with nearly 50 arrests in the operation across West Yorkshire.

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Todmorden Today

Rotary Club launches local heats for young musician prize

The competition is open to young musicians and singers up to 18 years who attend school or college in Calderdale.

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Todmorden Today

Calderdale parks awarded Green Flag status

Green flags will be flying proudly across Calderdale after being judged to be some of the best parks in the country.

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Spenborough Guardian

Cleckheaton teen drinking comes under spotlight with Community Alcohol Partnership

A new partnership to tackle underage drinking habits is starting with police / traders and landlords.

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Batley Today

Your Monday 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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Pontefract and Castleford Express

Couple rescued from Castleford river after boat fire

Fire crews from Castleford, Rothwell and Wakefield were called to the scene near Methley Bridge Boatyard at around 1.45pm.

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Dewsbury Today

Calls for foster carers in Kirklees

A boy who has been in care since he was eight years old is backing Kirklees Council's campaign to help 85 children find foster carers.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Halifax Courier

Police appeal for ATM robbery outside Halifax Post Office

The robbery took place outside a Post Office cashpoint when a woman was using the ATM at Old Cock Yard on Friday, July 25, morning at around 12.15am.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Man taken to hospital after kitchen blaze

FIREFIGHTERS from the same Bradford stations were called to two kitchen fires in the space of a few hours after pans left unattended caught fire.

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Halifax Courier

Is your dog barking mad for something to do? Head to RSPCA's Party in the Park

The heat is on to find Calderdale's creme de la creme of canines in the RSPCA Party in the Park 2014.

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