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Yorkshire police force issues telephone scam warning - and tells residents how to avoid becoming a victim

Police have issued a warning about a telephone scam which has been used to target hundreds of people across the country.

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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 April 19 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages.

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BMW driver to be jailed after admitting charges over death of woman in town centre - Leeds Crown Court

An unlicensed BMW driver has been told he will be jailed after admitting causing the death of a woman.

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Southway, Mirfield. Image: Google

Boy, 14, found with serious injuries in Mirfield: Police and paramedics called to street

A BOY aged 14 has been taken to hospital after being found with serious injuries  in Mirfield near Dewsbury this morning.
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a police officer on an off-road bike

Police use DNA tagging spray in battle against off-road bikers in Kirklees

A DNA tagging spray is being used by a new police team in Kirklees to identify off-road bikers for prosecution.

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Projects which help to battle knife crime in West Yorkshire are to get funding

COMMENT: How community projects can help to battle knife and gang crime at its roots

By Mark Burns-Williamson, police and crime commissioner for West Yorkshire

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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 April 12 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages.

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CCTV appeal after Batley Tesco theft

Police have asked for the public's help to identify two people in connection with a theft in Batley more than two months ago.

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Botany Lane, Huddersfield. Pic: Google.

Air ambulance lifts seriously injured driver to hospital after Huddersfield crash

A driver was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injuries in a crash on a countryside lane in Huddersfield.
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A First Bus in Leeds.

First West Yorkshire bus driver taken to hospital after reports of 'attack'

A bus driver went to hospital after an "attack", according to First West Yorkshire.
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James Phillips received an extended 14 year jail term when he appeared at Leeds Crown Court.

Heckmondwike man snared by paedophile hunters is branded 'dangerous sexual predator' by Leeds judge

A man ensnared by so-called paedophile hunters was given an extended jail term of 14 years as a judge branded him a “dangerous sexual predator”.

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Police are searching for the missing man.

West Yorkshire man missing from Scunthorpe hospital

Police have released further details about a man who has gone missing from hospital in Scunthorpe and who has links to West Yorkshire.

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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 March 29 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages.

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Spen Valley Road, Ravensthorpe. Image: Google

Armed police deployed after report of man with gun in Dewsbury street: Police suspect it was a false report

ARMED police descended on a Dewsbury street after police received a report a man with a gun had been spotted.
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Lizzie Jones with fellow campaigners.

Wakefield PC speaks of 'life-saving' defibrillators as 10 more are unveiled

A Wakefield police officer who suffered cardiac arrest a year ago has spoken about how he "could have not been here today" without a defibrillator.

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From elections to T&Cs: Facebook has been making headlines across the world

Is it time to quit Facebook? Here's what you need to know about your profile settings

With the recent revelations regarding research firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and the social media company’s privacy laws are now in the spotlight.
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Chapel Terrace, Huddersfield. Picture: Google.

Man with 'machete' tries to rob Huddersfield pensioner

A man wielding a machete-style weapon tried to force his way into a pensioner's home during an attempted robbery, police said.
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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 March 22 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages.

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Kim Leadbeater. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Sister of tragic Jo Cox speaks on anniversary of Westminster Bridge terror attack

For Kim Leadbeater, the hate-fuelled crime that brought her world tumbling down was the murder of her sister, Batley & Spen MP Jo Cox, in 2016.

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Police have released EFit images of men they wish to speak to.

PICTURE GALLERY: Elderly Mirfield residents targeted - do you recognise these men?

Officers in Kiklees investigating a number of incidents where elderly residents were targeted by people posing as council workers have released Efits of people they would like to speak to.

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