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Prolific Sheffield drug dealer put behind bars again

A prolific Sheffield drug dealer, previously sentenced to over 20 years in prison for the supply of Class A's, has been taken off the streets once more after police caught him selling heroin.
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Don't fall for the scam.

Yorkshire police force issues telephone scam warning - and tells residents how to avoid becoming a victim

Police have issued a warning about a telephone scam which has been used to target hundreds of people across the country.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

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

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a police officer on an off-road bike

Police use DNA tagging spray in battle against off-road bikers in Kirklees

A DNA tagging spray is being used by a new police team in Kirklees to identify off-road bikers for prosecution.

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Projects which help to battle knife crime in West Yorkshire are to get funding

COMMENT: How community projects can help to battle knife and gang crime at its roots

By Mark Burns-Williamson, police and crime commissioner for West Yorkshire

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series April 12 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages.

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West Yorkshire Police

CCTV appeal after Batley Tesco theft

Police have asked for the public's help to identify two people in connection with a theft in Batley more than two months ago.

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Action Fraud is warning those who use online selling sites.

Warning over selling sites scam

Action Fraud is warning people to be on their guard when using online marketplace websites after reports of people falling victim to fraud by bogus buyers.

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A First Bus in Leeds.

First West Yorkshire bus driver taken to hospital after reports of 'attack'

A bus driver went to hospital after an "attack", according to First West Yorkshire.
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James Phillips received an extended 14 year jail term when he appeared at Leeds Crown Court.

Heckmondwike man snared by paedophile hunters is branded 'dangerous sexual predator' by Leeds judge

A man ensnared by so-called paedophile hunters was given an extended jail term of 14 years as a judge branded him a “dangerous sexual predator”.

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Police are searching for the missing man.

West Yorkshire man missing from Scunthorpe hospital

Police have released further details about a man who has gone missing from hospital in Scunthorpe and who has links to West Yorkshire.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series March 29 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages.

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Undercliffe Lane and Otley Road junction, Bradford. Pic: Google.

Pensioner struck by lorry in Bradford

A pensioner has been struck by a lorry in Bradford, according to police.
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From elections to T&Cs: Facebook has been making headlines across the world

Is it time to quit Facebook? Here's what you need to know about your profile settings

With the recent revelations regarding research firm Cambridge Analytica, Facebook and the social media company’s privacy laws are now in the spotlight.
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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series March 22 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages.

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Police have released EFit images of men they wish to speak to.

PICTURE GALLERY: Elderly Mirfield residents targeted - do you recognise these men?

Officers in Kiklees investigating a number of incidents where elderly residents were targeted by people posing as council workers have released Efits of people they would like to speak to.

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Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

A number of schools in Yorkshire have received hoax bomb threats this morning, police have confirmed.

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Renewed focus on policing in West Yorkshire

Renewed focus on policing in West Yorkshire

Street briefings are to be held in coming days as police reveal a renewed focus on neighbourhood policing - with hundreds of additional officers to be deployed in West Yorkshire.

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Adrian Armitage is wanted by HMRC.

Wanted: HMRC hunting Batley man involved in £50,000 tax fraud

A Batley tax cheat, who stole more than £50,000, is wanted by HM Revenue and Customs.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series March 15 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages.

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