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Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate

A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

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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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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Nearly there: Pioneer House looks the same on the outside, but indoors almost �3 million worth of work is nearing completion. Picture: John Clifton

£3m Pioneer House refurb - to become part of Kirklees College - is almost complete

Almost £3 million worth of work is well under way to revitalise a historic building to play a role in the area’s future as part of Kirklees College.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525A439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

Numbers refer to defendants’ ages. The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series December 7 edition are published below.

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Dewsburys former Rag Mills go under the hammer at auction in Leeds today.
The pair of Grade II listed textile mills on Bradford Road in Dewsbury have a guide price of �250,000.

Dewsbury’s Rag Mills go under the hammer amid auction of eclectic Yorkshire properties

Dewsbury’s former Rag Mills go under the hammer at auction in Leeds today.

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Batley church poised to host festive musical event

Batley church poised to host festive musical event

A Batley church is hosting a festive concert this weekend.

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The People's Powerhouse project was founded by Jo Miller and Tracy Fishwick

Citizens assembly could put people at the heart of Northern Powerhouse concept, says report

A ‘CITIZENS assembly’ for the North similar to those in Canada and Ireland could help involve people in the democratic process in a devolved Yorkshire, according to a report published today.

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Latest planning applications

Latest planning applications

Here are the latest applications that have been submitted, approved and refused by Kirklees Council’s planning department.

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Comforted: Lindas son Paul is remembered at Light Up a Life

Batley mum speaks of the comfort Kirkwood’s Light Up A Life brings her

A Batley mother has spoken of the comfort the Light Up a Life ceremonies for Kirkwood Hospice have given her.

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Presentation: From the left, Mo Thwaites (British Heart Foundation), Margaret Leach (Diabetes UK), Frances Stott (author), Lyndsey Richardson (Kirkwood Hospice) and Heather Fielden (Yorkshire Cancer Research)

Frances’ book telling Mirfield’s story raises £3,000 more for charities

An author’s book continues to benefit a number of charities, five years after it was first published.

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Revealed: How long does it take West Yorkshire Police to answer your 999 call?

Police say the average time taken to answer 999 calls in West Yorkshire has been slashed by almost half.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525A439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

Numbers refer to defendants’ ages. The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series November 30 edition are published below.

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