This week’s paper

THE 600UK Group is to shed a dozen jobs at its Heckmondwike factory – despite posting £1m profit this year.

Friday, 9th September 2011, 10:17 am

The move has prompted fears that the firm will move out of the UK altogether.

A LITTLE girl was trapped beneath a metal fence – because thieves had stolen the bolts from it.

Skye Watson, six, was in the playground at Bridon Way, Cleckheaton, when she ran into one of the metal safety barriers surrounding the park.

A MAN has admitted unlawfully killing Gomersal pensioner Jean Myers during a street robbery in June.

Paul Glynn Halstead, 26, of Shirley Parade, Gomersal, has admitted robbing Mrs Myers, 89, just yards from her home on June 17 this year, Leeds Crown Court heard on Tuesday.


ADVERTISING authorities have banned a controversial scrap metal advert by the Eric France company on the grounds that it portrays women as sexual objects.