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Current Edition: | Saturday 29th April 2017

Current Edition: | Sat 29th Apr 17

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Bomb squad called in

Friday 28th April 2017

Bomb disposal unit Ravensthorpe

A specialist bomb disposal team were called to an industrial premises to deal with an old World War II weapon in Ravensthorpe.

A police spokesman said the Royal Logistic Corps…

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Court confession of Batley man on terror charges

Friday 28th April 2017

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A BATLEY man has admitted buying airline tickets to Syria so he could fight for the so-called Islamic State terrorist group.

Thirty-year-old Ghulam Hussain had made arrangements to travel to…

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Car-jacking gang submit couple to knifepoint ordeal

Friday 28th April 2017


A GANG of robbers forced a young couple out of their car at knifepoint.

The couple had pulled over on Knowles Hill Road, Dewsbury at around 1.30am on Sunday, after…

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Election hopeful quits UKIP to stand as independent

Friday 28th April 2017

Aleks Lukic EU March 2016

BATLEY & SPEN election hopeful Aleks Lukic has quit UKIP in order to stand as an independent Brexit candidate.

The 27-year-old Heckmondwike Grammar School teacher, who was chairman of UKIP’s…

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