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Dangerous driving crackdown begins in Batley & Spen

Speeding drivers are to be taken to task in Batley and Spen through a pre-Christmas police crackdown. The Batley and Spen Neighbourhood Policing Team is to launch a swathe of anti-speeding and danger driving prevention operations throughout December in response to concerns about speeding in the area. Multiple operations are planned for December and then […]
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Have your say on Kirklees Council plans to improve the A629 Wakefield Road

Kirklees Council are asking for views on plans to improve part of the A629 Wakefield Road for people walking, cycling and travelling by bus. The plans, which have been developed by Kirklees Council in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, aim to make it easier to travel between Huddersfield town centre and Waterloo. The […]
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Man from Pudsey jailed for perverting the course of justice

A Pudsey man has been jailed for perverting the course of justice after providing misleading details about a car to officers on eight separate occasions. Saif Butt, aged 25, of The Knoll, Pudsey, was the insured party for a Vauxhall Astra caught speeding eight times over a period of eight months at locations across West […]
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Thousands of people in North East and North Cumbria invited to help NHS trial new cancer test

North East and North Cumbria have been selected as one of eight areas of the country to take part in the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear. People in North East and North Cumbria will be among the first to […]
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Man charged following the death of a Pudsey woman at Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh

Police in Scotland has charged a man in connection with the suspicious death of a woman in Edinburgh. Fawziyah Javed aged 31 from Pudsey, fell from the famous landmark on Thursday 2 September. Emergency series was called at around 9pm, but Ms Javed died at the scene a short time later. Her death was being […]
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Police officers given increased search powers in Beeston following violence

Increased stop and search powers have been put in place temporarily in part of the Beeston area of Leeds following a number of recent incidents believed to be linked to ongoing conflict between two groups. Senior officers at West Yorkshire Police have authorised the use of Section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order […]
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Police name man who died after being assaulted in Halifax

Police have released the name of a man who died following an assault in Myrtle Avenue, Halifax on Saturday. Casey Badhams, who was aged 20, was taken to hospital with serious injuries following the assault, where he died a short time later. A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said; “The Homicide and Major Enquiry Team […]
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Wakefield Covid 19 campaign a success

A community campaign to promote the importance of COVID-19 vaccination and testing has been hailed an overwhelming success – with more than 20,000 homes visited. Teams from Wakefield Council have visited residents across the district in a bid to increase vaccination and testing uptake, offer support and answer any queries which people may have. Now, […]
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