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Train passenger's jaw broken in attack on Leeds to Sheffield train

A TRAIN passenger suffered serious facial injuries including a broken jaw when he was attacked by three men on a Leeds to Sheffield train.
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Measles outbreak in West Yorkshire: Vaccination warning issued

PUBLIC Health England is urging people in Bradford to ensure they have had vaccinations after confirming that measles is circulating in the city.
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Boy, 14, found with serious injuries in Mirfield: Police and paramedics called to street

A BOY aged 14 has been taken to hospital after being found with serious injuries  in Mirfield near Dewsbury this morning.
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Overnight closures to continue this week on M621 and M62

DRIVERS will have to take diversions as overnight closures continue this week for ongoing roadworks on the M62 and M621 motorways.

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Relief of sacked Wakefield midwife after winning appeal: More than 40,000 signed petition backing her

A MIDWIFE sacked from Wakefield’s Pinderfields Hospital has won an appeal against her dismissal after more than 40,000 people signed  an online petition calling for her to be reinstated.
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Wakefield child rapist died aged 79 after serving just three months of 26-year prison sentence at Leeds jail

A PENSIONER convicted of historic sex offences  against children in Wakefield area died  just  three months after starting a 26-year prison sentence at Armley jail in Leeds, an inquest heard.
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Police said  M1 driver with coffee and e-cig had hands full and not on steering wheel

A DRIVER who police said  had hands full but not on the steering wheel was stopped on the M1 motorway in West Yorkshire this morning.
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A1 crash driver's lucky escape: Car on roof up steep embankment

A DRIVER escaped unscathed after his car ended up on its roof up a steep embankment after careering off the A1 near Ferrybridge this morning.
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20 March 2018.... Pinderfields Hospital midwife Jane Greaves who was fired last week in a move union Unison has dubbed ''outrageous'' Picture Scott Merrylees

Wakefield midwife fired over sickness record after suffering kidney infection: Claims no time for trips to loo due to hospital understaffing

A MIDWIFE sacked for a poor sickness record was last off work with a kidney infection she claims she contracted at Wakefield Pinderfields Hospital’s birth centre which doesn’t have a staff toilet.

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Murder investigation halted after cause of attacked Castleford father's death revealed: Inquest at Wakefield told

A MURDER enquiry launched after the death of a father-of-two following an attack in Castleford was later downgraded to an assault investigation after police were told the results of a post mortem, an inquest heard.
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Drivers face delays during M62 overnight closures

DRIVERS face delays during roadworks on the M62 and M1 in West Yorkshire this week.

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The mother of a 20-month-old toddler from Fitzwilliam, who has limited use of her arms and legs  has launched a �20,000 fundraising drive to take her for specialist treatment in Panama. Imogen Holmes was diagnosed with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy at Pinderfields Hospital in June 2017. Imogen's mother Briony Winstanley has started a �20,000 fundraising drive to to pay for stem cell treatment for Imogen in Panama in central America. Imogen pictured with her parents Briony Winstanley and Stephen Holmes. 9th March 2018. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Fundraising for 20-month-old Pontefract girl who can’t walk or talk

The parents of a 20-month-old West Yorkshire toddler suffering from cerebral palsy have launched a £20,000 fundraising drive to pay for specialist stem cell treatment in Central America.

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Man, 24, found dead at Leeds city centre hotel

A MAN from Morley was found dead at a Leeds city centre hotel.
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Inquest opens after grandfather killed in head-on crash near Pontefract

AN Inquest has opened into the death of a 56-year-old grandfather in a  head-on crash in Upton near Pontefract.
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Five-year-old Leeds boy died after house fire: Inquest opening told blaze at Rothwell family home started in bedroom

A FIVE-year-old boy died after a blaze broke out in the upstairs bedroom he was in at a house in Leeds, an inquest opening was told.
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Watch as trainee police officers tackle ‘criminals’ at West Yorkshire Police training school

CHASING suspected burglars, dealing with crowds of anti-social yobs and arresting drug dealers are among role play scenarios trainee police officers are tasked to deal with at West Yorkshire Police’s state-of-the-art training school at Wakefield.

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Devastated family's tribute to grandfather killed in head-on crash at Upton near Pontefract

A FAMILY has paid tribute to a "loving husband, father and grandfather" who was  killed in a head-on crash in Upton near Pontefract.
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Biker injured in crash with car in Wakefield

A BIKER suffered  a dislocated shoulder in a collision with a car in Wakefield.
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Pedestrian injured in two-car crash which closed Pontefract road

A WOMAN pedestrian was injured in an an accident involving two cars which closed a road in Pontefract.
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Accident causing delays on M62

AN ACCIDENT is causing delays on the M62 in West Yorkshire .
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