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Protest Over Riding School Closure

A riding school for the disabled in Bradford will hold a rally on Sunday 27th April hoping to save it from demolition.

Work Begins on Major Flood Defence in West Yorkshire

A new £50 million project has begun construction to protect hundreds of homes and businesses against flooding.

Armley Fire: 10 Firefighters Still On Scene

See the latest pictures of the blaze on Albion Way.

Police Investigate Fatal Bingley Road Collision

33 year old Christopher Crowther from Bradford died in a collision between a car and a van on the Otley Road on Tuesday afternoon.

Should St. George's Day Be A Bank Holiday?

60% of people questioned in a poll in favour of a day off.

Bradford MP Calls For Naming And Shaming Kerb Crawlers

Gerry Sutcliffe, MP for Bradford South, says publishing the name of kerb crawlers could help solve the problem of prostitution in the city.

Woman Charged With Bradford Murder

59-year-old man was found dead at an address on Washington Street in Girlington on Easter Sunday.

HTAFC's Pedal For Pounds 2014 Sets Off

300 people are taking part in the 250-mile bike ride.

Machete-Wielding Gang Raid Huddersfield Shop

Four men stole £1,000 from the premises in Almondbury.

Almost Half Of Drivers 'Admit Mobile Use'

Almost half of motorists admit to using their mobile phones either on hands-free or handheld while driving, according to Huddersfield-based charity.

Savile Compensation Adverts In Newspapers

Advertisements informing people who claim they were sexually abused by TV presenter Jimmy Savile how to apply for compensation have been published in national newspapers.

Two-Year-Old Bitten On Head By Dog

Child attacked by mastiff-type animal in Beeston.

UPDATE: Three People Arrested Over Bradford Murder

Two men and a woman have now been arrested in connection with a man's murder on Easter Sunday lunchtime.

Firefighters Tackle Massive Blaze At West Yorkshire Industrial Estate

Six fire engines are still at the scene of a huge fire in the Armley area of Leeds which broke out in the early hours of Monday morning.

Skin Cancer Rates Double In West Yorkshire

Cancer Research UK reveal worrying statistics today.

New Diocese Of West Yorkshire Comes Into Being

Easter Sunday also marks the end of the three former dioceses of Wakefield, Bradford and Ripon and Leeds.

Tournament Marks Valley Parade Fire Disaster

Football teams from Bradford, Lincoln and across Europe taking part over the Easter weekend.

Police Trace Man Over Bradford Sexual Assault

Detectives want to speak to Milos Cicak.

Man Punched After Car Crash In Bradford

A 38 year old man is in a serious condition in hospital after being punched by the driver of another car.

Body Believed To Be Missing Student

Body found in Liverpool is that of Aamir Qudeer, police have told us.

Poor Uptake Of Bowel Cancer Screening Tests

Just 56% of people sent them in West Yorkshire, completed them.

Former Co-Op Boss Flowers Charged Over Drugs

Former Co-Op Bank boss Paul Flowers has been charged with two counts of possession of a class A drug and one of a class C drug.

Foodbank Use In Yorkshire Triples In A Year

Figures come from the Trussell Trust, the UK’s largest foodbank network.

Man Charged Over Rawdon Murder

Pauline Butler was stabbed to death on Monday.

19 Year Old Girl Dies In West Yorkshire Crash

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Two Arrested By Anti-Terrorism Police In Dewsbury

The pair both in their forties were held after chemicals were discovered.

Attempted Abduction In Mirfield

Man tried to pull 12-year-old girl into his car on Greenside Road.

Halifax Primary School To Expand

Savile Park Primary to open ‘Savile Park at Heath’ in time for September.

Murder Investigation Launched After Stabbing

A 62 year old woman was found dead at a house this morning.

Muslim School Takeover "Plot" Linked To West Yorkshire

Alleged plans show some want to 'force out' staff who don't agree with religious views.

Body Found In Hunt For Bradford Student

Aamir Qudeer hasn't been seen for over six weeks.

Kirklees Council Make £1.7m In Parking Fines In 2013

Figures is sixth highest of any authority in the country outside of London.

Honley Pizza Shop Robbed At Gunpoint

Staff at premises on Huddersfield Road threatened with firearm.

Protest At Bradford Uni Over Animal Testing

The Anti-Vivisection Coalition to rally at 12pm.

Kirklees Council Plan To Give More Powers To Parishes

Devolution proposals will be discussed at a meeting on Monday.

First Electric Car Charging Point In Bradford

Council have installed it at Jacobs Well car park.

Keighley Woman Calls For More Help For Her Food Bank

Michelle Blackler says some supermarkets aren't giving her their waste food.

UK Fugitives Sought In Cyprus

One, Hasan Akarcay, wanted over supply of £600,000 of class A drugs in Bradford.

Coal Pit Closures 'To Cost 2,000 Jobs'

Ministers have been accused of leaving Britain at the mercy of overseas energy suppliers by refusing to ensure UK Coal's long-term future.

10-Year-Old Sexually Assaulted In Bradford

Police are trying to trace a man who attacked the child in Allerton.

Call To Stop River Deaths

A West Yorkshire man has spoken out following the death of his friend.

Brain Tumour Battling Huddersfield Firefighter In Charity Fundraiser

Watch Commander Andy Wooler has organised a fundraising car wash for Candlelighters.

13 Year Old Knocked Out In Attack

The teenager was targeted in a seemingly unprovoked assault.

Human Trafficking Must Be Stopped

Charity says they saved 104 people in West Yorkshire last year.

Huddersfield Politics Expert 'Not Surprised' By Miller's Resignation

Maria Miller has stepped down as the Government's Culture Secretary.

Bradford A 'Blackspot' For Youth Unemployment

Report by the Work Foundation slams lack of economic recovery in the city.

Ex West Yorkshire Cop Calls For Coroners System Overhaul

Max Mclean, now a PhD researcher at the University of Huddersfield, says there's currently “postcode lottery”.

Human Skull Found In Halifax

Officers are investigating after the discovery on Hebble Lane.

West Yorkshire Police Restructure Neighbourhood Policing Teams

Each council ward to have it's own sergeant and team of officers and PCSOs.

Taxi Driver Blinded In Leeds

The 36 year old victim lost sight in one eye after attack.

Asda To Create 12,000 Jobs Over Five Years

West Yorkshire-based supermarket to create roles as part of its latest UK expansion plans.

Stroke Patients Asked To Share Their Views To Shape Future Healthcare

NHS Bradford City and NHS Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) want to hear about sufferers' experiences.

Triple-Killer Levi Bellfield Wins £4.5k Payout

The killer of schoolgirl Milly Dowler has been awarded £4,500 compensation for an attack at a West Yorkshire prison that left him with only minor injuries.

Fire Service Open New Command and Control Centre

New state-of-the-art centre will receive all 999 emergency calls.

Man Admits Owning Killer Dog

Pregnant mum Emma Bennett was mauled to death in December

Moving Leeds-Bradford Airport Is A 'Non-Starter'

Lobby group Bradford Breakthrough say region's airport should stay where it is.

Charity Wants Harsher Sentences For Burglars

It's after a new report shows how much children suffer if their house is broken into.

Air Pollution: 10 Things You Need To Know

We look at what is behind the increase in air pollution and ask just how serious the problem is as the toxic air moves closer to West Yorkshire.

Police Trace Man Over Bradford Robbery

Follows incident last Friday on Lingwood Avenue.

Women Threatened With Knife In Robbery

It happened in Huddersfield in the early hours of this morning.

Westfield Development: Latest Pictures Show Progress

Click here to see the latest pictures of the construction of the Broadway development.

8 In 10 Support Call For 20mph Zones

West Yorkshire road safety charity 'Brake' want to see the speed limit cut

Haworth Nominated For 'Hall Of Fame' Award

People asked to vote for the picturesque village at www.englandshallsoffame.com.

Two In Five Yorkshire Jobs Don't Pay Living Wage

The TUC are warning many people here are missing out.

Businesses Charged For Fake Fire Calls

A pilot scheme from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue will see companies penalised.

Bradford MP Slams Cuts To Social Care

Controversial changes to the eligibility threshold come into force today.

First Meeting Of West Yorkshire Combined Authority

First meeting will take place on Tuesday April 1, at 11am in Wellington House, Leeds.

Dewsbury Man Jailed For Trafficking Women Into The UK

Sandor Orsos ran a complex network involving sham marriages.

Grandmother Attacked In West Yorkshire Street Robbery

Pictures of 78-year-old Sabina Harrison's injuries released in re-appeal.

Hillsborough Tragedy: Fresh Inquests To Begin

The largest inquest hearing in UK legal history begins today when a jury is selected to consider exactly how the 96 Hillsborough Disaster victims died.

1,500 West Yorkshire Entrepreneurs Helped Off Benefits

Minister for Employment hails success of the New Enterprise Allowance.

Huddersfield Shooting: Police Make Four More Arrests

Two men and two women are being questioned in connection with shooting on Tuesday 11th March.

Halifax Couple Arrested After Suspected Sham Marriage

A 21 year old Pakistani man and a 30 year old Czech woman were arrested at an address in Hanson Lane.

Yorkshire Ambulance Staff 'Will Keep Striking'

Union boss says walk-outs will continue until they see progress in their row with the Trust over staff and patient safety issues.

Bradford Pensioner Dislocates Shoulder In Attack Outside Hospital

69-year-old man assaulted at about 9.15pm on Tuesday 25 March.

Bradford Bulls Confirm New Owner

Leeds-based businessman Marc Green has finalised the purchase of the club.

Teachers Strike Across West Yorkshire

Members of the National Union of Teachers walking out today.

Campaigners March On Huddersfield To Save A&E Departments

Protesters will walk from Todmorden to Huddersfield today over plans to shut one of West Yorkshire's accident and emergency units.

Three Arrested After Van Crashes Into Huddersfield Bakery

One being questioned on suspicion of driving over the prescribed limit and the other two for drugs offences.

Yorkshire Petrol Cheapest In UK

UK petrol prices are at their lowest level for three years, according to a new survey of the nation's forecourts.

Road Death Sentences 'Are Not Tough Enough'

Some 82% of motorists think sentences should be higher for drivers who kill people on the roads, according to a survey by Huddersfield-based road safety charity Brake.

HS2 Tsar Needed For Project, Says Taskforce

A special HS2 minister should be appointed by the Government to oversee the £50bn high-speed rail project between West Yorkshire and London, a report from the scheme's growth taskforce has said.

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