Yorkshire urged to be kind at Christmas as stats show animal cruelty toll

The RSPCA is bracing itself for 2,000 calls a day during the festive period as it launches a new appeal to help care for abused, neglected and sick animals.

Police have appealed for information.

Men pushed and kicked woman in racially aggravated assault in Batley

A woman was pushed and kicked to the floor in what police are treating as a racially aggravated assault in Batley.
Natalie Starr.

Burglary victim speaks out about 'disturbing' crime for West Yorkshire campaign

A burglary victim has spoken out as part of a West Yorkshire Police campaign against the crime.
Police are appealing for information.

Two arrests after Dewsbury barn fire

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a barn fire in Dewsbury.

David Luxford.

Appeal for return of missing Dewsbury man

Police are asking for help from the public to find a missing Dewsbury man.
Barbara Clarkson, 80, from Heckmondwike.

Appeal as missing Heckmondwike woman, 80, who has dementia is seen in Leeds

Police are asking for help in their search for a missing 80-year-old woman who has advanced dementia.

Police are appealing for information.

Police appeal after Bradford shooting

A man has suffered a leg wound after being shot in Bradford.

Chain Bar roundabout.

Government halts M62 Chain Bar slip road plan

MORE THAN a dozen road improvement projects in England have been delayed or face cancellation including a project on the M62 and M606 in West Yorkshire.


Warning as doorstep conmen defraud elderly Batley woman of more than £3,000

Police in Batley are warning residents of bogus workmen after an an elderly woman was defrauded of more than £3,000.
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.

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Man threatens woman with hammer and snatches bag in Dewsbury shopping centre robbery

A man threatened a woman with a hammer and demanded her phone during a robbery in a Dewsbury shopping centre.
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