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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | Forth 2

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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12 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Driver who hit biker and failed to stop avoids prison

A DRIVER who collided with a motorcyclist and failed to stop or report the accident has been given a suspended prison sentence.

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Newsday

Man guilty of shooting policewoman

A man who shot a police officer on his doorstep and laughed while cycling off has been convicted of attempted murder.

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Batley Today

Opinion: Spenborough Chamber of Trade chairwoman Viv Laycock

I have to say that the flower tubs and baskets in Cleckheaton look absolutely blooming marvellous - sorry - but they really do look fabulous! A lady customer came from Thackley to Cleckheaton for the first time and said "how pretty" Cleckheaton is.

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Brighouse Echo

A&E is a straight fight between Halifax and Huddersfield, say the hospitals

Hospital chiefs say proposals to health changes to accident and emergency care will come down to a straight fight between Huddersfield and Halifax.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Parents in fire-walking plea to help give toddler Nicole life-changing operation in America

A FUNDRAISING campaign to send a seriously-ill baby girl to America for a life-changing operation is gathering pace after almost A 8,000 was raised through various events.

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Brighouse Echo

Safety concerns spark demolition work at Elland Swimming Baths

Severe structural deterioration at the pool has forced Calderdale Council to take immediate action following an inspection by officials last week which showed that the eastern gable wall, overlooking Huddersfield Road, is continuing to move, raising concerns over a risk to the public.

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Batley Today

Partnership aims to breed players

Bulldogs player and community development staff member Ben Black has already been coaching with the college's sports academy for the last three years.

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