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Current Edition: 656 | Thursday 23rd October 2014

Current Edition: 656 | Thu 23rd Oct 14

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‘Onesie thief’ nicks rail station screens

Friday 17th October 2014

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A ONESIE-WEARING thief is being hunted after valuable monitor screens were stolen from Dewsbury Railway Station.

British Transport Police have released CCTV images of two masked men, one wearing a red spotted onesie and another in purple leggings, following the spate of thefts earlier this…

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Knife raid at Co-op store

Friday 17th October 2014

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WORKERS at a Dewsbury convenience store were subjected to a terrifying ordeal during a violent robbery.  Police are appealing for witnesses after staff were threatened with a knife during the raid at the Co-op on Brunswick Street, Westborough, on Tuesday evening. Two men entered the store [...]

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Crash chaos as motorist goes wrong way on M62

Friday 17th October 2014

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A DRIVER caused chaos by going the wrong way on the M62 near Cleckheaton on Tuesday night. The motorist drove east in a Vauxhall Zafira onto the westbound carriageway, having left Hartshead Moor services. It collided with an Audi A1 and a Ford Kuga, with [...]

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Sale of hospital stake ‘could hit Dewsbury’

Friday 17th October 2014

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HEALTH chiefs are being taken to task over the sale of a stake in a private finance deal for new hospitals. Councillors and union leaders worry that the move by Balfour Beatty could have a knock-on effect at Dewsbury District Hospital. The construction firm sold [...]

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Man attacked as he walked children home

Friday 17th October 2014

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A MAN was attacked as he walked with three children on Heckmondwike’s Cemetery Road last Wednesday. The victim was accompanying the youngsters home from the Kanzul Iman Mosque on Royle Fold at around 6pm when three yobs struck. He suffered a head injury which needed [...]

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Tragedy of Saad,18, spurred father to fight for change

Friday 17th October 2014

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A FATHER from Heckmondwike hopes that high-tech body imaging will reduce the need for post-mortems. Ramzam Mohayuddin, 52, of High Street, was at the launch of a new medical scanner in Bradford last Monday. It can be used to pinpoint cause of death without the [...]

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Police hunt suspect who fled smash

Friday 17th October 2014

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A SUSPECT fled a five-vehicle smash in Gomersal in which the driver of a stolen car was critically injured. The silver Mini Roadster convertible struck four vehicles on Oxford Road near the Shoulder of Mutton pub around 2.10pm last Thursday. A man thought to be [...]

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‘Devolution’: No resolution

Friday 17th October 2014

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COUNCIL chiefs have admitted that “devolution” is still not a reality in an announcement about meeting schedules. Kirklees replaced its seven area committees with four district panels supposed to have power over a wider range of services. North Kirklees has two of these bodies, covering [...]

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