Developer can 'deliver on promise' for Leeds homes and health centre after 18 years

A delighted developer has said that a promise he made to a Leeds community 18 years ago can finally be delivered after councillors moved the plans on for approval.
Denby Dale Road, Wakefield. Pic: Google.

Casualty pulled from vehicle in Wakefield crash

A casualty was pulled from a vehicle after a crash in Wakefield this morning.

Lupset Health Centre. Pic: Google.

Suspected arson at Wakefield's Lupset Health Centre

A suspected arson attack on a health centre took place in Wakefield.

Wakefield MP Mary Creagh.

Wakefield MP Mary Creagh launches Sustainable Seas inquiry

A Yorkshire MP is calling for a possible change in the law to tackle shipping emissions as the select committee she leads today launches a new inquiry into the “unprecedented strain” on seas – which she described as the “last great unregulated space”.

Police have released this e-fit of the robber.

'Dirty hair' robber punches woman and steals bike in Ferrybridge

A robber described as having a distinctive scar and "dirty" hair punched a woman before snatching her bike under a flyover in Ferrybridge.

Leeds Crown Court.

Three men charged over Leeds and Wakefield burglaries

Three men have been charged with conspiracy to steal following offences in Leeds and Wakefield.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

More than a million visits to Leeds and Wakefield galleries in a year

More than a million people visited the four art galleries which form the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle (YST) according to latest statistics, making it one of its busiest years ever.

Land off Park Lane. Pic: Google.

Plan for 450 homes at Allerton Bywater in Leeds

A developer has applied to build up to 450 new homes in Leeds.

M62 near Brighouse. Google.

'Serious collision' closes M62 slip road and A644 near Brighouse

An M62 slip road has been closed because of "serious collision", Highways England has said.

Seven months since West Yorkshire Police last abandoned 999 call

West Yorkshire Police (WYP) has not abandoned an emergency 999 call for seven months.

Police want to speak with this man.

Man assaults Leeds to Sheffield train guard and flees at Wakefield Kirkgate

A man assaulted a train guard who had challenged him for not having a ticket before the culprit fled over the tracks at Wakefield Kirkgate station.

A First Bus in Leeds.

First West Yorkshire bus driver taken to hospital after reports of 'attack'

A bus driver went to hospital after an "attack", according to First West Yorkshire.
Thirteen flood warnings were still in place across Yorkshire, and 25 alerts.

Updated flood warnings for Yorkshire's rivers and becks

Flood warnings are still in place across many parts of Yorkshire this afternoon.

M62 between junctions 36 and 37. Pic: Google.

Lorry and car crash shuts M62 both ways near Goole

The M62 has been shut near Goole after a lorry went through the central reservation and hit a car, police said.
Officers said the vehicle, pictured, is "distinctive and an old model".

Thieves snip chain and steal motorbike in Wakefield

Thieves cut a motorbike from a tree it was secured to and snatched it in Wakefield.


Yorkshire flood warnings remain as river levels set to 'peak'

The Environment Agency has said 31 flood warnings and 29 alerts were in place across Yorkshire this morning.

Police are searching for the missing man.

West Yorkshire man missing from Scunthorpe hospital

Police have released further details about a man who has gone missing from hospital in Scunthorpe and who has links to West Yorkshire.

Police have re-opened the facility.

Police 'help desk' re-opens in Wakefield

A point of contact for residents and the police in Wakefield has re-opened.


Watch dramatic CCTV vid of Wakefield woman being pulled from Leeds River Aire

Dramatic CCTV footage showing the rescue of a woman from the River Aire in Leeds has been released.


Watch as Wakefield woman reunites with heroes after Leeds River Aire plunge

A woman has been reunited with the heroes who saved her life after she fell into Leeds's River Aire in "Arctic conditions" following a night out.
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