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Binge watching box sets bad for your health

Binge-watching box sets like 'The Walking Dead' could leave you feeling like a zombie yourself, according to new research.

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Dewsbury Town Hall.

Thousands of fines handed out since littering enforcement outsourced to private company

Thousands of fines have been handed out for littering in Kirklees over the last few months as the council outsources litter enforcement responsibilities to a private firm.

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Lennox Selby, who was jailed for rape.

Rapist from Horbury jailed for more than 10 years

A Horbury man has been sentenced to more than 10 years behind bars after admitting raping and assaulting a woman.

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Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

Ten top jobs that don’t require a degree

With teenagers across the land about to find out their A Level results, there’s plenty of cause for concern for pupils as well as parents.

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10 ways you could be invalidating your car insurance

10 ways you could be invalidating your car insurance

According to new research by price comparison site uSwitch.com, two thirds (63%) of drivers make simple errors which can leave them out of pocket should they need to make a claim.
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St Michael's teachers' Dirty Dancing video

WATCH: Teachers have time of their life in retirement video

Teachers at one Wakefield primary school had the time of their lives producing a Dirty Dancing spin off to mark the retirement of their deputy headteacher.

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Bradford City played Blackpool at Valley Parade earlier this month. Stock pic.

Police keep peace at Bradford City match with just eight liaison officers

A West Yorkshire Police commander has described how his force kept the peace at a Bradford City home game with just eight actively deployed officers after adopting an approach used at major protests.

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Can you identify men over Castleford fence fraud incident?

Can you identify men over Castleford fence fraud incident?

Police are issuing images of men they want to speak with in connection with a fraud offence in Castleford.

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Three taken to hospital after collision in Castleford

Three taken to hospital after collision in Castleford

A man and a woman were seriously hurt by debris from a lamp post after a car veered off the road and hit it following a collision in Castleford.

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Leeds Court

University of Huddersfield student choked girlfriend unconscious before inflicting facial injuries

A student suffered fractured facial bones when she was choked unconscious and had her head banged against the floor by her violent partner, a court heard.

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Burglary rise in Wakefield and Castleford sparks new police campaign

Burglary rise in Wakefield and Castleford sparks new police campaign

A rise in sneak-in burglaries across Wakefield and Castleford has prompted a new police drive to target offenders in the district.

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Killingbeck Police Station in Leeds, which is to be sold off.

Police stations in Leeds, Keighley and Bingley to be sold off

Yorkshire’s largest police force is to sell three of its police stations and four other buildings after revealing that several are rarely used by its officers.

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Armed police in Leeds. Only around 200 officers in West Yorkshire are trained to handle and use firearms.

Police in West Yorkshire want officers to remain largely unarmed

Most officers in West Yorkshire believe police in the county ought to remain largely unarmed, a survey published today has suggested.

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Biggest rise in rail fares for six years

Biggest rise in rail fares for six years

RAIL users face the biggest fare increases for six years from next January, amid complaints about value for money and calls for a new capping system.

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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV's venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the region's economy.

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Arsonists cause damage at two Wakefield country parks

Arsonists cause damage at two Wakefield country parks

Arsonists have destroyed a bird shelter and picnic bench at two of the district's beauty spots.
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Calderdale trains

Warning over Bank Holiday delays to rail services in Yorkshire

Rail passengers are being warned to expect delays on northern services as a project preparing for the start of work on HS2 in London gets underway over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Walkers crisps

Walkers threaten to scrap salt and vinegar and prawn cocktail crisps

They're as British as a cup of tea but the future of some of the nation's favourite crisps could at risk after Walkers announced one of its most popular flavours could be scrapped.
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West Yorkshire Police's Leeds District Headquarters on Elland Road, Leeds. Pictured Divisional Commander Chief Supt Paul Money.
11th April 2014. JG100268d Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe.

West Yorkshire Police’s PFI buildings cost taxpayers £12.1m a year

A Private Finance Initiative contract signed by Yorkshire’s biggest police force to create two district headquarters and a state-of-the-art training base will cost taxpayers £338m over 25 years.

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Safety fears raised after maternity unit closures

Safety fears raised after maternity unit closures

Fears have been raised over the safety of expectant mums after it emerged that the district’s maternity service had to temporarily close on five occasions last year.

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