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Three teens jailed for 47 years after man shot on Dewsbury street

A LEEDS Crown Court judge has jailed three teenagers for a total of 47 years  after a man was shot and seriously injured in a "planned and premeditated" attack on a  Dewsbury street.
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Almost 50,000 worth of items have been reported as stolen from three hospitals.

REVEALED: £50,000 worth of items stolen from West Yorkshire hospitals

Almost £50,000 worth of items have been stolen from three West Yorkshire hospitals, figures reveal.

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Christopher Mosby

Gun threat Wakefield betting shop robber jailed for seven years

AN ARMED robber  who threatened a Wakefield betting shop manager with a fake handgun during a spree of offending has been locked up for seven years.
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North Marine Road, Scarborough, where Hanging Heaton were due to play York last Saturday.

Hanging Heaton geared up to meet York in Championship semi at Headingley

HANGING HEATON will face York in a rearranged Yorkshire Premier League Club Championship play-off semi-final at Headingley this Saturday.

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Scholes celebrate clinching the Bradford League Championship One title and promotion to the Premier Division.

Scholes seal Championship One title and promotion to top flight

Scholes recorded a dramatic three-wicket win over Wrenthorpe to clinch the All Rounder Bradford League Championship One title and promotion to the Premier Division.

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Police are appealing for information.

Man snatches purse from Huddersfield home of elderly woman

A man tricked his way into the home of a woman aged in her eighties and distracted her before snatching a purse and fleeing in Huddersfield.

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Wrenthorpe batsman Greg Wood has his stumps uprooted by Scholes bowler Andrew Robinson during last Saturdays Bradford League Championship One clash. Picture: Paul Butterfield.

Khan hits 125no and breaks 1,000 league runs for Moor

OPENING batsman Mohammad Khan made 125 not out as he passed 1,000 All Rounder Bradford League runs in helping champions Hartshead Moor record a 19th win from 22 games in Championship Two last Saturday.

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Tour de Yorkshire cycling race extended to four days

Organisers of the Tour de Yorkshire cycling race have today announced that the event will grow from three to four days in 2018.

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FEATURE: Wartime immigrants laid foundation for descendants

FEATURE: Wartime immigrants laid foundation for descendants

This week’s final feature concludes everything and looks at the Asian population’s contribution made over these last 50 years within the Heavy Woollen District.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

Numbers refer to defendants’ ages. The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series September 20 edition are published below.

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Thomas Christiansen at Burnley.

Leeds United boss faces selection headache for Ipswich game

The penalty shoot-out Carabao Cup win over Burnley has allowed Leeds United to quickly draw a line underneath their disappointing first loss of the season, but head coach Thomas Christiansen will also have hoped his players have learned a valuable lesson that they were taught last Saturday.

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Yorkshire's Ben Coad celebrates dismissing Warwickshire's Dominic Sibley. (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com)

Yorkshire v Warwickshire: Ruthless streak is needed for Yorkshire to prevail

IN THE words of the late Bruce Forsyth: “Good game, good game.”

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Tom Robinson, 40th anniversary gigs in Yorkshire.

2-4-6-8 - it’s Tom Robinson in Wakefield

To mark the 40th anniversary of his classic hit ‘2-4-6-8 Motorway’ Tom Robinson is indeed hitting the motorway to perform his entire ‘Power In The Darkness’ album - from where the famous song came - at select venues across the country.

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Gang of youths attacks father and son at Huddersfield McDonald's

Gang of youths attacks father and son at Huddersfield McDonald's

A father and son were badly beaten by a group of youths outside a McDonald's restaurant in West Yorkshire after trying to stop them making offensive gestures.
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Bogus police officer tricks young Dewsbury woman into handing over valuable jewellery

Bogus police officer tricks young Dewsbury woman into handing over valuable jewellery

A young Dewsbury woman was duped into handing over thousands of pounds worth of jewellery by a criminal pretending to be a police officer.

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Missing: Cathryn Holdsworth, 72.

Search for 'vulnerable' elderly woman missing over a week

Police are trying to trace a vulnerable elderly woman who is missing in Halifax.

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Yorkshire becomes just one of eight UCI Bike Regions in the world

Yorkshire's reputation as a cycling mecca has been enhanced with the announcement that it has been awarded UCI Bike Region status.

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Locala boss Robert Flack steps down

Locala boss Robert Flack steps down

The boss of community healthcare provider Locala has stepped down after six years in the job.

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Brooke Bentham, gig in Leeds.

Room for a new singer-songwriter in Brooke Bentham

Following the release of her acclaimed debut EP ‘The Room Swayed’ and a streak of crowd-winning festival performances this Summer, Brooke Bentham is heading out on the road on a tour that will stop off in Leeds.

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Talha Asmal, from Dewsbury, who became Britain's youngest suicide bomber in 2015.

‘Sensitivity and understanding needed to encourage families who may report extremism fears’

Greater levels of sensitivity and understanding must be shown towards people who are considering telling the authorities of their fears that a friend or family member has been radicalised, according to a landmark study by Yorkshire academics.

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