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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.

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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.

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Having won the Jack Hampshire Cup last season, Hartshead Moor will host Hunslet Nelson in the 2018 Priestley Cup.

Hartshead Moor mark their Priestley Cup return with Hunslet Nelson clash

HARTSHEAD MOOR will mark their return to the Bradford League’s Priestley Cup with a home first round tie against Hunslet Nelson.

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Keear Roofe heads in Leeds United's first goal at Queens Park Rangers v. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Christiansen outlines value of Roofe-inspired Leeds United win at QPR

Head coach Thomas Christiansen was delighted with Leeds United’s second half improvement after seeing Kemar Roofe hit a hat-trick in a 3-1 win at Queens Park Rangers.

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Volkswagen Van Centre supplied a Crafter to transport Birchall brothers sidecar. From left: Ben Birchall, Josh Caygill, Andrew Caygill and Tom Birchall.

Cleckheaton firm lends support to world champions Birchall Racing

WORLD sidecar champions Birchall Racing have received sponsorship from Cleckheaton firm Volkswagen Van Centre.

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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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West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

Police in West Yorkshire have arrested 50 people since a festive crackdown on drink and drug driving began at the start of this month.
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The scene in Temple Road, Dewsbury, last night. Picture: @WYP_RPU

Car cleared wall and crashed into railings in Dewsbury

A car cleared a wall and crashed into metal railings when it left the road in Dewsbury.

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Over 70 bus routes set to run in West Yorkshire on Boxing Day

A raft of special Boxing Day bus services will be running throughout Kirklees and wider West Yorkshire again this year.

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Recognition: Call handler Debbie Griffiths took the first call about the murder of MP Jo Cox. Picture Neil Holmes Photography Limited

As new awards are launched, handler who took call over Jo’s murder in Birstall speaks of key role

West Yorkshire Police is backing the first awards to recognise and celebrate unsung heroes working behind the scenes in control rooms across the UK.

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Crackenedge, pictured before their impressive West Riding County Challenge Trophy victory over Mount St Marys at St John Fisher School. Picture: Dave Jewitt.

Overthorpe, Crackenedge and Wyke progress in West Riding County Trophy

Overthorpe, Crackenedge and Wyke Wanderers Reserves progressed to the West Riding Coutny Challenge Trophy fourth round with impressive victories last Saturday.

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Navigation's Oliver Fisher challenges Birstall CC's Shaun Housecroft during Sunday's Heavy Woollen League Premier Division clash.

Clarke and McDaid hit hat-tricks in Chickenley’s County Cup win

AFC CHICKENLEY progressed to the West Riding County Sunday Cup fourth round after a superb 7-1 win over FC Casa.

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Crackenedge (blue) in West Riding Trophy action last Saturday. Picture: Dave Jewitt

Hartshead on the up after recording back-to-back Premier Division victories

HARTSHEAD picked up their sixth win in West Yorkshire League Premier Division last Saturday when they overcame Shelley 1-0.

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Luke Newsome attempts to fend off Mick Watson during Crown Gawthorpes Wakefield League clash last Saturday. Pictures: Paul Butterfield

Norristhorpe sides riding high after fine Yorkshire Amateur League victories

Norristhorpe produced a superb away performance as they thrashed Leeds Medics and Dentists fourth team 7-0 in Yorkshire Amateur League Division Three last Saturday.

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Crown Gawthorpe climb Premier table after securing home success

Crown Gawthorpe moved up to fifth place in the Wakefield League Premier Division last Saturday thanks to a 5-2 win over Eastmoor.

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Cleckheaton Under-10s produced one of their best displays of the season against Baildon.

Cleckheaton Under-10s produce season’s best display to overcome Baildon

CLECKHEATON Under-10s produced one of their best displays of the season as clinical finishing helped them record victory in an evenly fought contest at home to Baildon last Sunday.

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Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi.

Food & Drink: Bring a taste of Tuscany to your home - how to make pork tenderloin

Here’s a smart and tasty week-night supper option during December from Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi’s new cook book....
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Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi.

Food & Drink: Bring a taste of Tuscany to your - how to make pork tenderloin

Here’s a smart and tasty week-night supper option during December from Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi’s new cook book....

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Christmas at the Gendarmenmarkt.

Travel: A sparkling taste of Christmas in Germany’s capital city of contrasts

As the snow began to fall and the sparkling lights glistened on the wooden roofs it was easy to see why thousands of people visit the continent’s Christmas markets each year to add festive sparkle to the seasonal celebrations.
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