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West Yorkshire Police host dangerous dogs conference amid "rising public concern"

The question of how to best manage dangerous dogs is the focus of a conference being hosted by West Yorkshire Police today.
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Yorkshire enjoyed some mild weather at the weekend, but things will turn colder as this week progresses... with the chance of some snow on Thursday.

Yorkshire weather: Winter set to return with high winds, cold temperatures and even snow across the county

JUST when we were starting to enjoy the warmer Spring-like weather it seems that Yorkshire will once again return to the grips of Winter this week.

Environment
Tracy hopes to cook up a storm in Chef of the Year event

Tracy hopes to cook up a storm in Chef of the Year event

A Dewsbury dinner lady is on a quest to be crowned queen of the school kitchen.

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Particles from outer space ‘wreaking low-grade havoc on mobile phones and computers’

Particles from outer space ‘wreaking low-grade havoc on mobile phones and computers’

Alien subatomic particles raining down from outer space are wreaking “low-grade havoc” on mobile phones and computers, according to new research.

Environment
Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

Fizzy drinks spark liver disease warning

A sweetener used in fizzy drinks, biscuits, cakes and ice cream is causing an epidemic of liver disease among youngsters, warns new research.

Health
Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

Shigellosis: Everything you need to know about this highly infectious bug

This highly-infectious vomiting bug is sweeping schools across the UK, leading to a warning to parents to know the symptoms.

Health
Five reasons facial recognition on the iPhone 8 would be a terrible idea

Five reasons facial recognition on the iPhone 8 would be a terrible idea

Rumours surfaced last week that the iPhone 8 will come with facial recognition software, with some analysts predicting the firm will forgo Touch ID in favour of unlocking phones via facial recognition.

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Police

Attacker hunted after woman is sexually assaulted in the street

Police are appealing for information following a serious sexual assault in Dewsbury the early hours of Sunday morning.

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Man plummets to his death from car park roof

Man plummets to his death from car park roof

A man from Liversedge has died after plummeting from the roof of a multi-storey car park during a busy shopping morning.

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SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Speed cameras will be at the following locations across the Kirklees district this week:

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UPDATED: Delays on Leeds-bound M1 after multi-vehicle crash at Wakefield

A MULTI-vehicle accident is causing delays on the Leeds-bound M1 at Wakefield this morning.
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LETTER: Beakers were not just limited to Batley!

LETTER: Beakers were not just limited to Batley!

Not to be outdone by the Batley commemorative beaker shown in the letters page (February 9 edition), I had to send you this picture of one from mighty Dewsbury!

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Call for Leeds United fans to honour young dad who died suddenly

Call for Leeds United fans to honour young dad who died suddenly

Leeds United fans have asked the club to honour a fellow supporter who lost his life in Dewsbury.
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Thought for the week.

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: February 19

By Malcolm Andrews, of Cleckheaton Methodist Church.

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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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NEW LOGO: Sister Noreen Williams, staff nurse Helen Turner, and chief executive Michael Crowther.

Landmark celebrated at hospice

A hospice that serves the Kirklees area is entering a landmark year after three decades of supporting the community.

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Police have appealed for witnesses to an incident in Dewsbury last night

Dewsbury death “suspicious” - police

A 32-year-old man has died after being found with “serious injuries” by police last night.

Crime
Dough! will be staged all next week.

Kitchen chaos in family comedy show

A comedy play which follows a pair of hapless chefs and the chaos in their kitchen will be staged next week.

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CELEBRATIONS: Staff and pupils at St Johns Under 5s Pre-School in Dewsbury Moor.

School rated ‘outstanding’

Staff at a Dewsbury-based school are celebrating after it was rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.

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Bonny, now renamed Daphne, with her friend Ty

Dog abuser jailed for beating his puppy

A Dewsbury man has been sent to prison after beating his 12-week-old puppy.

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