Bike cops take Wakefield and Pontefract 'rogue' riders to task

"Rogue" off-road motorcycle riders in Wakefield and Pontefract have been taken to task following a police operation.
Police are appealing ahead of February 14.

West Yorkshire Police domestic abuse appeal ahead of Valentine's Day

West Yorkshire Police is urging people to watch out for signs of domestic abuse around Valentine's Day.

Junction 27 of the M62. Credit: Highways England.

Delays on M62 as vehicles break down

Congestion has built up on parts on the M62 this morning.
Lewis Selby, 24, of Hobury.

Police issue picture of wanted Wakefield man

Officers are appealing for help to find a man wanted for offences including assault.


'Severe delays' after M62 collision near Lofthouse

Emergency services rushed to the M62 after a collision.
Credit: Highways Agency.

Congestion after accident on M62

A lane on the M62 has been closed following an accident this afternoon.


Leeds man to appear on ITV documentary 'School for Stammerers'

A Leeds man who benefited from a course which helps people overcome their stammer and then became a coach himself will appear on a national television documentary tonight.
A BA flight lands at Leeds Bradford Airport.

Leeds Bradford Airport dismay as BA reduces Heathrow flights

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has criticised British Airways (BA) after the airline has decided to reduce the number of weekly flights to Heathrow from 20 to 10 in each direction.

Luke Gale.

Castleford Tigers player's hair transplant 'confidence boost' in Leeds

An international rugby league ace has said a hair transplant procedure he received from a team of Leeds specialists has boosted his confidence.

The Wakefield Road area. Pic: Google.

Man dies in Ackworth collision, police confirm

Police have confirmed that a 26-year-old man has died after a road collision in Ackworth.

The M62 near Tingley. Pic: Google.

Five-vehicle collision on M62 near Wakefield

Officers are reportedly dealing with a five-vehicle collision on the M62 today.
Wakefield Road, Ackworth. Pic: Google.

Driver suffers 'life-threatening injuries' in serious collision near Pontefract

A driver has suffered life-threatening injuries after two vehicles were involved in a serious road collision in Ackworth today.
Pinderfields Hospital.

Man who left Pinderfields Hospital is found

A man who left hospital in Wakefield this morning has since been found.

New report praises West Yorkshire Police

A new watchdog report has praised West Yorkshire Police (WYP) for its ethics, accessible complaints system and the treatment of staff.

Lane on M62 closed in Leeds

A lane was closed on the M62 this morning.

The RSPCA has launched a new campaign.

Yorkshire urged to be kind at Christmas as stats show animal cruelty toll

The RSPCA is bracing itself for 2,000 calls a day during the festive period as it launches a new appeal to help care for abused, neglected and sick animals.

Natalie Starr.

Burglary victim speaks out about 'disturbing' crime for West Yorkshire campaign

A burglary victim has spoken out as part of a West Yorkshire Police campaign against the crime.
There were delays on the M1.

Delays after collision on M1 near Rotherham

Lanes are back open on the M1 in Yorkshire after a collision this morning.

M62 cleared after collision

The M62 has been cleared following a collision this morning.
Honda Rebel motorcycle recovered by police.

Search for owner of stolen Honda motorbike recovered in Knottingley

Police have appealed for information after recovering a stolen motorcycle in Knottingley.

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