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Driver high on cocaine in 13-mile police helicopter chase before getting stuck in field - Leeds Court

AN UNLICENSED driver was involved in a 13-mile high speed police chase while high on cocaine before his car got stuck in a field.

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New Mirfield Mayor Martin Ibberson.

Mirfield's new mayor promises task force for a brighter future

Mirfield has a new mayor in the form of local businessman and long-time community supporter Martin Ibberson.

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Leeds railway station.

Yorkshire rail strikes confirmed this week: What days will trains be affected?

Rail commuters in Yorkshire face a fresh wave of strikes this week as part of a long-running dispute over the role of guards on trains.

Transport

Yorkshire Dales-themed garden wins gold at Chelsea Flower Show

A garden inspired by the Yorkshire Dales has won a prestigious gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
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Yorkshire's beautiful landscape provides a wonderful setting in which to retire

The Golden Years: Why Yorkshire is the best place to enjoy retirement

When to comes to retirement, there are few better places to settle down and enjoy the golden years than right here in Yorkshire.
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Yorkshire set for another blazing Bank Holiday weekend

It's very rare we get to enjoy a sunny Bank Holiday - and now we are about to have two in the same month.

Environment
Old clothes drive bags new cash

Old clothes drive bags new cash

Slimming World organisations country wide collecting pre-loved clothing to be donated to Cancer Research UK and to be passed on and sold in their local charity shops.

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MAJOR CAMPAIGN: Members of the team on Ward 11 at Dewsbury Hospital in their pyjamas.

Pyjama day highlights health drive

Staff at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust have donned their pyjamas, highlighting a campaign to get people out of their hospital beds.

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Sports director handed 50 day ban after almost colliding with Tour de Yorkshire marshal

A team sports director who almost ran over a Tour de Yorkshire marshal has been handed a 50 day suspension and a fine of 5,000 Swiss francs (£3,700).
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GREAT MEMORIES: Peter Noble made many friends at the group.

Peter steps down after 25 years

A long-serving member of the Birstall Age Concern Activity Group has stepped down from his role.

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PROUD: Imran Ismail, the CEO of Doozy Vape Co.

Doozy Vape Co starts product trial at Asda stores across the UK

A Dewsbury-based e-liquids company is continuing its impressive growth as it launches a product trial with a major retailer.

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HEALTH TEAM: Paul Hillian project developer from Rowlands Pharmacy with Sheelagh Forsyth, Maureen Hanif, Amna Cheesma and Atiah Fiaz outside the pharmacy in Heckmondwick.

Pharmacy to expand work health checks

Heckmondwike-based pharmacy Rowlands is expanding its healthy living programme of health and wellbeing events to suit all workers and shift patterns.

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The Soroptimist International of Dewsbury and District group has taken part in the 144th Gawthorpe Maypole parade.

Soroptimists on parade at Gawthorpe

The Soroptimist International of Dewsbury and District group has taken part in the 144th Gawthorpe Maypole parade.

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There are some excellent job opportunities on offer around Yorkshire in the healthcare profession

8 ideal jobs currently up for grabs in Yorkshire if you want to work in healthcare

Looking to kick start or progress your career in the healthcare industry?

Business
Work has recently begun and progress made on the upgrading of four canal towpaths in Yorkshire

Upgraded canal towpaths in Yorkshire will offer scenic traffic-free routes by bike and on foot

Work has recently begun and progress made on the upgrading of four canal towpaths as part of West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s award-winning £60m CityConnect programme.

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Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes and cycling destinations

10 of the best cycling routes, trails and destinations in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes, trails and cycling destinations.

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Sainsbury's, Dewsbury. Picture: Google Maps.

Store seeks its charity partner

Charities from North Kirklees are being urged to nominate themselves to be championed by Sainsbury’s in Dewsbury.

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A playful rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists

Wars of the roses: How the rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists today

The Wars of the Roses were a series of English civil wars fought between the House of Lancaster and the House of York in order to gain control of the throne of England, and all these years later a rivalry between Yorkshire and Lancashire still exists.
Arts
Yorkshire Ambulance Services Paul Stevens, left, is championing the Save a Life app.

App could save countless lives

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) has launched a new app that maps out the location of all defibrillators across the county.

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The service changes start this Sunday.

Train service changes this weekend - how they could affect you

Train services throughout West Yorkshire are changing from this Sunday, May 20, affecting Wakefield, Calderdale and Kirklees.

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