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Punk rocks for Batley Food Bank

A collection of note will be held for Batley’s Food Bank at an annual Punk Rock concert.

SESSIONS: Personal trainer Craig Simpson, CEO of SimplyFit PT, is pictured with Nathan Stone.

Sessions fit for stroke charity

A personal trainer is working with a stroke survivor to raise funds for charity.

The van and trailer have been recovered but there are long queues of traffic on the approach to the crash scene. Picture: Crown 2017

Two hours delays on M62 in West Yorkshire after van overturned near Brighouse

Drivers are facing two hours delays on the M62 after a van overturned on the motorway near Brighouse.

Highways England shared this image of the overturned vehicle. Picture: Crown 2017

M62 lane closure near Brighouse after vehicle overturns

Drivers are being warned to expect delays on the M62 in West Yorkshire this morning after a vehicle overturned.
The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?


WIN: Family tickets to The Magical Lantern Festival in Roundhay Park Leeds

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Primary school league tables 2017: Yorkshire is worst performing region

Yorkshire is the worst performing region in the country for pupils failing to meet the expected standard by the end of primary school, according to new league tables.

Missing Poppy.

Can you help find missing dog?

An appeal has been launched to try and find a missing dog in North Kirklees.

Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has written to Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry about Yorkshire devolution.

Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate

A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.


New report praises West Yorkshire Police

A new watchdog report has praised West Yorkshire Police (WYP) for its ethics, accessible complaints system and the treatment of staff.
Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

A man who was wanted on a European Arrest Warrant has been captured by police in West Yorkshire.

The robbery took place at an off-licence in Staincliffe Road, Dewsbury. Picture: Google

Knifepoint robber in hi-vis vest injured Dewsbury shopkeeper as he stole till

A shopkeeper in Dewsbury was injured by an armed robber who threatened him with a kitchen knife during a raid last night.

VISIT: John Bentley presents a plaque to Year 10 student Alex Bradley.

Wooden Spoon funds boost for centre revamp

Rugby legend John Bentley recently paid a visit to Thornhill Community Academy in order to officially open the refurbished autistic spectrum condition resourced provision.

Wakefield Road, Ossett. Image: Google

Caravan blaze on Wakefield Road Ossett: Man suffered smoke inhalation

A MAN suffered smoke inhalation after a caravan blaze in Ossett near Wakefield.

IN CHARGE: Managing director Paula Chamberlain.

MD completes Essential Care Group buyout

Birstall-based Essential Group of Companies has undergone a managerial buyout.

Dewsburys Elim Church, complete with new roof.

£79,000 grant raises the roof at Elim church

THE ELIM Pentecostal church on Daisy Hill, Dewsbury, has two new roofs after the venue received a £79,000 Government grant.

AWARD: Tim Hare Vice Lord-Lieutenant presents the Queens Award to Hanif Mayet, chairman of the club.

Mount bowled over by awards

Mount Cricket Club in Batley celebrated its 40th annual presentation event in front of a packed audience in the Al-Hikmah Centre at the weekend.

Margaret Watson.

The Nostalgia Column with Margaret Watson

THEY say a picture paints a thousand words and I think every picture I display on these pages does exactly that.


Big-hearted well-wisher spreads cheer with touching ‘thank you’ note for Yorkshire ambulance staff

Ambulance staff in West Yorkshire got an ideal tonic when a mystery well-wisher left a ‘thank you’ note on their vehicle.

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