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Mothercare to swing axe on 50 stores - but it's not known if Yorkshire outlets will be affected.

Mothercare is to swing the axe on 50 underperforming stores and re-hire the chief executive it sacked just weeks ago as part of a wide-ranging shake-up.

Business
Police have arrested a wanted man from Harrogate.

Wanted Harrogate man arrested by police in North Wales

Police have arrested a wanted man from Harrogate after a public appeal was made for information on his whereabouts.

Crime
Aamer Ali and Naveed Zaman

Payback time for Halifax men ordered to find £750,000

Two Halifax men who were each jailed for nine years in 2016 have been ordered to repay £381,295 and £383,070 respectively under Proceeds of Crime Act legislation.

Crime
Rio Worby

Police appeal for missing Bradford teenager

Police are trying to trace a missing 16-year-old from the Bradford area.

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The man was seen hitting cars with a fake gun on Halifax Road this morning

Man 'seen hitting cars with fake gun' arrested in Staincliffe

Armed officers swooped this morning after a report of a man with weapons on Halifax Road, Staincliffe.

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The victim needed stitches after the attack last Sunday

Man's face slashed in knife attack in Huddersfield street

A man was seriously injured in a violent assault in a Huddersfield street.
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Fire crews were called to Armytage Road, Brighouse this morning

Firefighters damping down after truck catches fire in workshop in Brighouse

Six fire engines have been at the scene of a fire on Armytage Road in Brighouse today.
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Signs from Tinkaboo Sweet Factory are among the hundreds of lots on sale

Roll up, roll up: Crowds flock into Pleasure Island ahead of sale of century

Hundreds of people have been streaming through the gates of Pleasure Island this morning, ahead of this week's auction.

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M62 latest: Road closed 'at least' until this evening as gusts of 80mph recorded

Part of the M62 will stay closed until this evening 'at least' as strong gusts of up to 80mph continue to wreak havoc.

Transport
Common End Lane in Lepton

Mystery over man found seriously injured on Huddersfield road

Police are keeping an "open mind" after a man was found seriously injured on a lane in Lepton, Huddersfield.
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Northern to cancel nearly half of trains on latest strike days

Nearly half of Northern Rail services will have to be cancelled when a fresh wave of strikes begins next week.

Transport
Humber Roads Police tweeted this picture of a fallen tree this morning

Warning to motorists as Storm Eleanor brings down trees blocking roads in Yorkshire

Motorists were being urged to take care on the morning commute as high winds have brought down trees, blocking roads in Yorkshire.

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Smiths Crescent, Brighouse

Deaths of two people in Brighouse "not suspicious"

Police investigating the deaths of two people in Brighouse say they are not suspicious.

Crime
The accident happened near the Esso garage on Halifax Road

Man, 49, dies after being hit by a bus in Shelf

A man has died after being hit by a bus in the West Yorkshire village of Shelf yesterday evening.

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Southgate, Elland

Elland bookmakers robbery: masked men threaten staff with crowbar

Cash was stolen from a bookmakers in Elland in a robbery last night.
Crime
The aftermath of this morning's crash

Man dies after police chase in West Yorkshire

A man in his 30s died after a police chase in the early hours of today.
Crime
Traffic jams this morning following the westbound closure of the M62

Traffic latest: Police close M606 southbound after serious crash - severe delays also on M62

Motorists are facing huge disruption in this morning's rush hour due to the closure of the M606 southbound.
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'Very slow' traffic on M62 after accident at junction 25

Motorists are facing delays after an earlier accident on the M62 Westbound at junction 25 A644 Wakefield Road.
Transport
Cannabis plants were discovered at the property in Shelf

Cannabis farm busted in Halifax

Police have seized just short of 200 cannabis plants from an address in Shelf.
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