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Violent crime hits ten-year high in Yorkshire

VIOLENT crime has hit a ten-year high in Yorkshire, with police chiefs sounding the alarm over a perfect storm of increasing demand and shrinking resources.
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Brawl in Cell Block 99 is on Sky Cinema

TV Choice: Streaming and downloading

These are worth seeking out from Saturday April 28..
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High And Dry

TV Choice AND TRAILER: Five of the best shows this week

Give these a go on the telly, they could be great! From Saturday April 28.
Arts
Taskmaster is back with a brand new set of comedians.

TV Highlight: Taskmaster, the best panel show on telly is back

Taskmaster, Dave, Wednesday May 2, 9pm

Arts
West Yorkshire Police's campaign reminds people viewing indecent child images online about what they stand to lose.

Police campaign urges people viewing indecent child images to seek help - or risk losing it all

Company directors and solicitors were among the seemingly respectable people arrested in West Yorkshire last year after downloading or sharing indecent images of children.

Crime
Ryburn set target for Shelf FC

Ryburn set target for Shelf FC

Ryburn United completed what they hope will be a title-winning Haslem-Sheppard Halifax AFL campaign with a 3-2 win at Greetland last night.

Football
More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

Rail union RMT has announced another 24-hour strike as part of a long-running dispute over the role of train guards.

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Protect the Protectors: How you can support our dedicated police, firefighters and paramedics in face of attacks

West Yorkshire’s blue light services are standing together in support of new laws to give police, firefighters and paramedics better protection against attacks while on duty.

Crime
Old Brodleians v Old Rishworthians April 21, 2018''Harvey Keighley-Payne''Danny Vento (right)

Rishies win double-stakes game

Old Rishworthians produced an excellent second half performance to beat Hullensians 31-21 last night and finish sixth in Yorkshire One while earning a Yorkshire Shield semi-final at home to Middlesbrough on Saturday.

Rugby
This horse, Juliette, was seized from its owner in Shipley, Bradford, and is now being cared for in the south of England

West Yorkshire highest for horse cruelty complaints as sick animals 'dumped at roadside'

MORE COMPLAINTS are made about cruelty to horses in West Yorkshire than anywhere else in the country, new RSPCA figures show.
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Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Significant worldwide demand for tickets is expected ahead of this summer's FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

Crime
Northern services are being disrupted after trespassers forced the closure of railway lines.

Severe disruption to Northern train services after incident between Halifax and Bradford

Passengers are being warned to expect cancellations and delays to Northern services in West Yorkshire following an incident on the railway this morning.

Transport
Parkin’s superb final winner

Parkin’s superb final winner

A missile of a strike by Will Parkin from fully 25 yards gave Shelf FC Reserves a 2-1 win over Flying Dutchman in a highly entertaining Ziggy’s Metro Cars Invitation Cup final last night.

Football
Brighouse Town v Ramsbottom''Adam Field

Ibrahim keeps pot boiling

Brighouse Town made it five wins from seven games in April thanks to Mohammed Ibrahim’s added-time goal last night.

Football
The Chandos portrait of William Shakespeare, attributed to John Taylor. Picture National Portrait Gallery

Did you know that these 36 everyday phrases were created by Shakespeare?

April 23 marks the anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death (and potentially his birth, although the exact date of this remains unknown). With this comes the remembrance and celebration of his life and the distinguished works for which he is known by to this very day.
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Treat yourself to a juicy burger at one of these popular Yorkshire locations

10 of the best burger joints in Yorkshire

What better way to indulge than with a juicy burger?

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

Crime
Ory’s golden goals for Plummet

Ory’s golden goals for Plummet

FC Plummet Line were crowned Halifax AFL Division Two champions in only their second season when they beat AFC Crossley’s Reserves 4-1 at Illingworth Sports Club on Saturday.

Football
Football - Sowerby Bridge v Calder 76. Damian Watkins for Sowerby Bridge and George Hampshire for Calder.

Big win for Shelf FC in title bid

Shelf FC’s hectic schedule showed few signs of catching up with them as they inflicted a 7-0 defeat on visitors Midgley United in the Premier Division of the Halifax AFL on Saturday.

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