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VIDEO: Halloween half term family fun and spook-tacular 2-4-1 offer at Flamingo Land

Spook-tacular Halloween half term family fun is underway at Flamingo Land with new attractions and a special 2-4-1 ticket offer for those turning up in fancy dress.

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Jailed: Richard Prendergast.

Heckmondwike man, 45, jailed for 9 years over historic child sex abuse

A man from Kirklees has been jailed for nine years over historic child sexual abuse.

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Stuart Dallas consoles Pablo Hernandez after the Spaniard missed a late penalty for Leeds United in their 1-0 defeat to Reading. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Pressure on Leeds United to deliver at Bristol City

Whether it is a blip or something more serious the pressure is certainly building for Leeds United after four defeats in their last five games.

Football
Engineers worked through the night to restore supplies in the wake of Storm Ophelia.

Engineers work to repair Storm Ophelia damage after thousands lose power supplies

More than 1,000 homes in North and West Yorkshire remained without power yesterday after engineers worked through the night to restore supplies.
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Cleckheaton undertaker Shawn Peel, right, is presented with the one-off special award by Golden Charter's Malcolm Flanders. Shawn's idea has resulted in a nationally-available poppy badged funeral plan available through the company which benefits, and has involved, the Royal British Legion

Cleckheaton funeral director’s fundraising idea for Royal British Legion takes off

A badged funeral plan which is the brainchild of a local funeral director looks set to raise up to £250,000 for the Royal British Legion nationally in just its first year.

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Anita Marsh and her daughter Alyssia have waved goodbye to pony Jazz and welcomed a new horse, Mara.

In The Saddle column: Heartbreak and happiness as we say hello, wave goodbye to ponies

This weekend has probably been filled with the most heartbreaking moments and also the dizzy heights of happiness all in one day.

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The conference focused on how different agencies can help police in the battle against organised crime.

Conference focuses on how to help police beat organised crime in West Yorkshire

Drugs paraphernalia or a number of mattresses found on the floor of a shared house could be evidence of organised crime taking place.

Crime
Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

Numbers refer to defendants’ ages. The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series October 19 edition are published below.

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The Lovely Eggs, gig in Wakefield.

Eggs ready to hatch in Wakefield

Surreal punk rockers The Lovely Eggs are back on the road this month and bringing their raucous live show to Wakefield next week.

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Number of 999 calls to West Yorkshire Police tops New Year's Eve demand

Number of 999 calls to West Yorkshire Police tops New Year's Eve demand

West Yorkshire Police received more 999 calls on Friday than it did on New Year's Eve, prompting the force to highlight the different ways people can report crimes.

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West Yorkshire Police are piloting a predictive policing algorithm designed by University College London academics.

I predict a break-in: Yorkshire police use cutting-edge technology to deter burglars

A Yorkshire police force is aiming to cut crime using pioneering predictive technology which shows officers specific streets where burglars are likely to strike.

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The items seized by West Yorkshire Police.

Two arrests as crossbow and knives seized by West Yorkshire Police

Deadly weapons have been seized by West Yorkshire Police during an operation this evening.

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COLUMN: Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

COLUMN: Why asking for ‘PP’ leaves me feeling flushed!

What’s in name? Quite a lot, as it goes.

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Batley and Spen MP tackles Government of police funding cuts

Batley and Spen MP tackles Government of police funding cuts

Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin has quizzed ministers over Government cuts to local policing.

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Northern Rail shared this image as it confirmed there had been a landslip at Hipperholme.

Travel update: Trees on line and landslip disrupt West Yorkshire train services

Rail passengers in West Yorkshire are continuing to experience disruption to services after Storm Ophelia battered the region.
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Lucky children with Ashley Banjo get a visit from Mickey Mouse during a Disney On Ice Fit To Dance workshop

Disney On Ice youngsters get Fit To Dance with Diversity star Ashley Banjo

THESE lucky Disney On Ice youngsters had lots to sing and dance about after they won a Fit To Dance workshop led by Diversity star Ashley Banjo.

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The New York skyline from the dinner cruise

Travel review: Taking my first bite out of the Big Apple

They call it the city that never sleeps.
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Major solo show of Chilean artist’s work at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Major solo show of Chilean artist’s work at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Last weekend saw the opening of a major solo exhibition by pioneering Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

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A Highways England camera shows the scene on the M62 westbound this morning. Copyright: Crown 2017.

Crash causes major delays on M62 between Leeds and Wakefield

Drivers are being warned about delays of more than hour on the M62 this morning following a crash.
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Leeds Warrior Josh Warrington and Bengal Brasserie managing director Malik Miah celebrating knockout new curry - the Rogan Josh Warrington

WIN: Rogan Josh Warrington meal for two and big fight tickets

IT'S the hottest ticket in town and we are giving you the chance to win this knockout prize - a meal for two to try the new Rogan Josh Warrington curry, named after the Leeds Warrior and tickets to see him fight this Saturday

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