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Sheffield mum describes horror after 19 killed and 50 injured in 'terror' blast at Manchester Arena

A Sheffield mum has spoken of the horrific scenes and chaos after 19 people died and 50 were injured following an explosion now being treated as a terrorist attack at a pop concert she attended at Manchester Arena.
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PC Mick Stock of West Yorkshire Police.

West Yorkshire officer beats North Yorkshire bobby in UK Police Snooker Championship

A West Yorkshire police officer has won the coveted UK Police Snooker Championship for the second year in a row, beating a North Yorkshire bobby.

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The four killed on the A6201 between Upton and Hemsworth near Pontefract in a quad bike accident.

Twelve jailed over quad-bike horror deaths

A man who was driving at 140mph in a 60 zone when he collided with a quad bike, killing four people, has been jailed along with 12 others.

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Denis Hoban Award for Crime Investigation, sponsored by LGC:
Marcin Siarczynski Investigation Team - Protective Services Crime, Kirklees District
The murder investigation team into the death of Marcin Siarczynski showed unrelenting dedication and professionalism, to ensure a conviction was brought in an extremely sensitive investigation.

Brave officers honoured at police ceremony

Bravery, community officers, volunteers and major crime investigations were all recognised at this year’s West Yorkshire Police awards.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series May 18 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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Man is jailed over jaw break attack on lifelong friend after drinking binge row

A man who broke the jaw of his lifelong friend after the pair rowed during a drinking binge has been jailed for 12 months.

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Boar Lane, Leeds city centre, at the junction with Albion Street. Picture: Google.

Police seek man dressed as 'giant penis' after Leeds attack

Officers are trying to trace a group of men - including one dressed in an outfit resembling a "giant penis" - after a serious assault in Leeds city centre.

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Former West Yorkshire Chief Constable Mark Gilmore.

Ex-West Yorkshire Chief Constable sues crime commissioner over secret conduct report

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable is taking legal action against the county’s crime commissioner over his handling of a secret report into his conduct, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

E-cigarette laws to change THIS WEEK - Here’s how Kirklees vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting Kirklees vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

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Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series May 11 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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Police issue e-fit image after elderly woman hit with hammer by robber in Cleckheaton

Police issue e-fit image after elderly woman hit with hammer by robber in Cleckheaton

This is the man police want to trace after a serious assault on an elderly woman in Cleckheaton.

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Stock picture.

Hundreds of Yorkshire convictions - potentially including murders and rapes - at risk over ‘data tampering’ at lab

Hundreds of convictions in Yorkshire, potentially including rapes and murders, could be overturned amid allegations of data manipulation at a forensics lab.

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Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

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Attacker hit woman, 76, over head with hammer on Spen Valley Greenway in Cleckheaton

Attacker hit woman, 76, over head with hammer on Spen Valley Greenway in Cleckheaton

An elderly woman was seriously injured when a robber hit her over the head with a hammer on the Spen Valley Greenway yesterday afternoon.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Man, 81, dies from injuries after collision

An 81-year-old man has died from his injuries after a crash in Horbury.

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The ruined dugouts

Vandals threaten to destroy football club’s promotion hopes

A football team on the verge of promotion fear their dreams could be dashed because of a weekend vandal attack at their ground.

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Warning: The new Google Docs phishing scam

Warning: The new Google Docs phishing scam

Google has shut down an email spam campaign that impersonated its online file service, Google Docs.
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Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series MAy 4 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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Streaming could land you in jail

KODI WARNING: New law means illegal Kodi box now carries 10-year jail sentence

A new law passed today means people using streaming devices like the Kodi box could now be jailed for up to 10 years.

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Some of the police officers involved in the five-week crime blitz in Dewsbury.

Arrests and vehicles seized in Dewsbury police operation

Twenty-seven people have been arrested and 19 vehicles have been seized during a five-week police operation to tackle crime, anti-social behaviour and traffic offences in Dewsbury.

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