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Lorries are 'potential killing machines' say West Yorkshire Police as results of operation revealed

Police in West Yorkshire recorded 60 offences during a joint operation to target the illegal use of mobile phones and other driving offences.

Crime

Revealed: The scale of homelessness in each area of Yorkshire

A housing charity today revealed that almost 5,000 people in Yorkshire and the Humber region are homeless as it launched an urgent appeal for support.

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Fire crews in West Yorkshire attacked 15 times on Bonfire Night

Firefighters in West Yorkshire came under attack 15 times last night as they responded to calls across the county.

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Firefighters outside Drew Forsyth and Co Ltd in Moderna Business Park, Mytholmroyd. Picture: Charles Round

Fire breaks out at business park in Mytholmroyd

Five fire engines were sent to a business park in Mytholmroyd this morning when a dust extractor system inside one of the units caught light.

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Revealed: All the winners at the Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards 2017

Around 1,000 guests gathered in Leeds last night for the White Rose Awards 2017.

Business

Yorkshire's thriving tourism industry comes together in Leeds to celebrate success

Leading lights from Yorkshire’s thriving tourism industry rubbed shoulders with VIP guests when the White Rose Awards were held at the First Direct Arena in Leeds last night.

Business
Crime commissioner condemns attacks on emergency services ahead of Halloween and Bonfire Night

Crime commissioner condemns attacks on emergency services ahead of Halloween and Bonfire Night

West Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner has restated his support for the emergency services today as one of their busiest weeks of the year begins.
Crime

Hunt continues for Halifax woman who disappeared more than six weeks ago

Police have made a nationwide appeal for information on the whereabouts of a 72-year-old woman from Halifax who has been missing for more than six weeks.

Crime
The Coral bookmakers in Clare Road, Halifax. Picture: Google

Robber escaped with cash after threatening staff at bookmakers in Halifax

Detectives investigating a robbery at a bookmakers in Halifax want to hear from anyone who saw suspicious activity in the area.

Crime

Armed police in West Yorkshire now respond to life-threatening medical emergencies

Armed police in West Yorkshire are responding to certain life-threatening medical emergencies at the same time as an ambulance to give patients the best possible chance of survival.

Crime

Woman's plea for help as Storm Brian creates 'waterfall' in her home

When Elle Shuttelton moved out of Todmorden she thought she had left behind the risk of her home flooding the next time heavy rain hit the region.
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Flood warnings and alerts across Yorkshire as Storm Brian hit region

Flood warnings and alerts across Yorkshire as Storm Brian hit region

Flood warnings and alerts were issued yesterday as Storm Brian brought heavy rain to parts of Yorkshire and the Humber.
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Engineers worked through the night to restore supplies in the wake of Storm Ophelia.

Engineers work to repair Storm Ophelia damage after thousands lose power supplies

More than 1,000 homes in North and West Yorkshire remained without power yesterday after engineers worked through the night to restore supplies.
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The conference focused on how different agencies can help police in the battle against organised crime.

Conference focuses on how to help police beat organised crime in West Yorkshire

Drugs paraphernalia or a number of mattresses found on the floor of a shared house could be evidence of organised crime taking place.

Crime
Number of 999 calls to West Yorkshire Police tops New Year's Eve demand

Number of 999 calls to West Yorkshire Police tops New Year's Eve demand

West Yorkshire Police received more 999 calls on Friday than it did on New Year's Eve, prompting the force to highlight the different ways people can report crimes.

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Northern Rail shared this image as it confirmed there had been a landslip at Hipperholme.

Travel update: Trees on line and landslip disrupt West Yorkshire train services

Rail passengers in West Yorkshire are continuing to experience disruption to services after Storm Ophelia battered the region.
Transport
A Highways England camera shows the scene on the M62 westbound this morning. Copyright: Crown 2017.

Crash causes major delays on M62 between Leeds and Wakefield

Drivers are being warned about delays of more than hour on the M62 this morning following a crash.
Transport
Police searching for 'vulnerable' missing man last seen in Ripponden

Police searching for 'vulnerable' missing man last seen in Ripponden

Police are seeking the public's help as the search continues for a 'vulnerable' missing man.

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