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Current Edition: 700 | Tuesday 1st September 2015

Current Edition: 700 | Tue 1st Sep 15

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GYPSY PLAGUE RETURNS

Tuesday 1st September 2015

Main Article web Gypsies - Sharkss

GYPSIES who have taken over fields in Shaw Cross have been accused of ramming a man with their vehicle to get access to the site.

Officials at Shaw Cross Sharks rugby club have since found the dugouts on their main field have been used as…

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Holiday drowning tragedy of ‘lovely’ family man Carl

Tuesday 1st September 2015

web Carl Thompson inquest August 2015

A BODYBUILDER from Heckmondwike drowned after being swept out to sea while on holiday, an inquest heard. Carl Lee Thompson, 36, died on August 10 just two days into a family break in the Canary Islands. An inquest at Bradford Coroner’s Court heard Mr Thompson [...]

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Police suspect arson after blaze which gutted WMC

Tuesday 1st September 2015

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A RAGING fire which gutted the former Batley Working Men’s Club last Thursday is now thought to have been a result of arson. The Wellington Street premises went up in flames around 1.15pm, sending plumes of smoke across the town and causing traffic chaos as [...]

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Fire chief hits back at concerns over safety at new £4.2m station

Tuesday 1st September 2015

web Fire Station New

A SENIOR fire officer has played down concerns over the safety of a new £4.2m fire station which opened just last week. A concerned source claimed the lack of electric gates at the new Batley Carr station in Carlton Road building could be a risk [...]

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Teenager’s terror in daylight sex attack

Tuesday 1st September 2015

web Batley assault tunnel

A 17-YEAR-OLD girl fought off a sex attacker in Batley who tried to rip her clothes off in broad daylight. The teenager was on a footpath near Lady Ann Road which passes under the railway line when the man struck from behind around 9.30am last [...]

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