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Police find shops willing to sell knives illegally to children in West Yorkshire

Five knives were sold illegally to children when police carried out test purchases this week.

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How much will West Yorkshire residents will pay towards policing in 2018/19?

How much will West Yorkshire residents will pay towards policing in 2018/19?

The amount paid by West Yorkshire residents to help fund local policing is set to rise from April after the county’s police and crime commissioner won support for his budget proposals.

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Chief Constable Dee Collins raises one of the rainbow flags being flown outside West Yorkshire Police stations this month.

Why rainbow flags are flying outside police stations across West Yorkshire this month

Rainbow coloured flags are being flown outside police stations across West Yorkshire in support of LGBT History Month.

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Police helicopter joins overnight search for missing Halifax man

Police in West Yorkshire have spent the night searching for a missing Halifax man.
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The crash happened on Halifax Road in Shelf, close to the Stone Chair Roundabout. Picture: Google

Halifax police seek witnesses after cyclist suffers serious head injury during crash in Shelf

An appeal for witnesses has been issued after a serious crash in Halifax earlier today.

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West Yorkshire police officers who see 'devastating effect' of fatal crashes share hard-hitting message

A hard-hitting project to make West Yorkshire's roads safer has marked a major milestone after reaching more than 10,000 teenagers.
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Inquest to open into death of Halifax schoolgirl Ursula Keogh

Inquest to open into death of Halifax schoolgirl Ursula Keogh

An inquest is due to open today into the death of a schoolgirl whose body was found in Halifax just a few hours after she went missing.

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Police have been diverting drivers away from the scene of a crash at the Shelf roundabout. Picture: Google

Travel alert: Two accidents causing delays for drivers in Halifax

Drivers in Halifax are being warned to expect disruption as police divert traffic away from the scene of a collision.

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Coroners search for family of Hebden Bridge woman who died at Leeds hospital

Coroners search for family of Hebden Bridge woman who died at Leeds hospital

Coroners are appealing for information as they continue efforts to trace the relatives of a Hebden Bridge woman who died recently.

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When is West Yorkshire Police next recruiting new officers?

West Yorkshire Police has announced the date of its next round of recruitment for officers.

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Police confirm body found in River Calder was missing Halifax schoolgirl Ursula Keogh

Police confirm body found in River Calder was missing Halifax schoolgirl Ursula Keogh

Police have confirmed that a girl found dead in the River Calder yesterday was missing Halifax girl Ursula Keogh.

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How many dogs were stolen in West Yorkshire last year?

How many dogs were stolen in West Yorkshire last year?

An average of four dogs were stolen in West Yorkshire every week last year, according to police data.

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Have your say on how much is added to council tax bills to fund policing in West Yorkshire

Have your say on how much is added to council tax bills to fund policing in West Yorkshire

People in West Yorkshire are being invited to have their say on levels of funding for the county's police force.

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Traffic building up on the M62 westbound carriageway. Picture: Crown 2018

M62 traffic: Lane of motorway closed after crash near Ripponden

A lane was closed on the M62 in West Yorkshire after a crash near Ripponden.
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Traffic builds up on the M62 Eastbound following the crash. Picture: Crown 2017

M62 crash: Drivers warned of major delays after pile-up near Brighouse

Major delays are being reported on the M62 in West Yorkshire this morning after a pile-up on the motorway near Brighouse.
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A weather warning has been issued for Yorkshire and the Humber.

Yorkshire weather warning: Met office warns rain, sleet and snow likely to turn to ice

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Yorkshire and the Humber tonight as temperatures are set to drop.

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How many Clare's Law requests are approved by West Yorkshire Police?

How many Clare's Law requests are approved by West Yorkshire Police?

Police in West Yorkshire refused three-quarters of all disclosure requests from people concerned about their partner’s potentially violent past, a new analysis has revealed.
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Halifax police concerned for boy, 17, missing for more than six weeks

Halifax police concerned for boy, 17, missing for more than six weeks

A 17-year-old boy last seen in Halifax has been missing for more than six weeks, police said today.

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The man was knocked down on Halifax Road, Shelf. Picture: Google

Man, 49, dies after being hit by bus in Shelf

A man died at the scene after being hit by a bus in Shelf yesterday evening, police have confirmed.

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Police and army bomb disposal team at Westgate End in Wakefield last summer after chemicals and explosives were found in a flat.

Police seizing more Breaking Bad drug crystal meth in West Yorkshire

Police in West Yorkshire are seeing a rise the number of people caught with the Class A drug crystal meth.

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