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World Cup 2018: Former England stars join counter terrorism police to give football fans security advice

Former England stars Alan Shearer, David Seaman and Paul Parker have teamed up with Counter Terrorism Policing to offer football fans security advice ahead of the World Cup.

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Traffic halted on M62 near Leeds as children spotted running across motorway

Traffic halted on M62 near Leeds as children spotted running across motorway

Traffic was halted on the M62 near Leeds last night after children were spotted running in front of vehicles on the motorway.

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Smoking in cars carrying children was outlawed in October 2015.

Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

Only one person in the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber was fined in the first two years after it became illegal to smoke in cars carrying a child, a new analysis has found.

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Want to be a PCSO with West Yorkshire Police? Here's how you can apply

Want to be a PCSO with West Yorkshire Police? Here's how you can apply

West Yorkshire Police is looking for its next intake of Police Community Support Officers to help strengthen its frontline teams across the county.

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West Yorkshire Police's campaign reminds people viewing indecent child images online about what they stand to lose.

Police campaign urges people viewing indecent child images to seek help - or risk losing it all

Company directors and solicitors were among the seemingly respectable people arrested in West Yorkshire last year after downloading or sharing indecent images of children.

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Protect the Protectors: How you can support our dedicated police, firefighters and paramedics in face of attacks

West Yorkshire’s blue light services are standing together in support of new laws to give police, firefighters and paramedics better protection against attacks while on duty.

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Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Significant worldwide demand for tickets is expected ahead of this summer's FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

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Northern services are being disrupted after trespassers forced the closure of railway lines.

Severe disruption to Northern train services after incident between Halifax and Bradford

Passengers are being warned to expect cancellations and delays to Northern services in West Yorkshire following an incident on the railway this morning.

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Traffic queuing on the M62 westbound carriageway following the fatal collision. Picture: Crown 2018

Police confirm death of motorcyclist involved in M62 collision near Ripponden

A motorcyclist has died following a crash on the M62 near Ripponden this morning.

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Traffic queuing on the westbound carriageway of the M62. Picture: Crown 2018

Police warn M62 closure will be in place for several hours after serious collision near Ripponden

Motorists are being warned that a closure will be kept in place on the M62 for several hours today after a serious collision on the motorway near Ripponden.

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Northern Rail services will be affected by strike action today.

Northern Rail strike: Further disruption to Yorkshire train services as RMT union holds second walkout in a week

Northern Rail workers are staging a further 24-hour walkout today in a long-running dispute over the future role of train guards.

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Police cordon off Co-op in Ripponden after cash box stolen during early hours break-in

A police cordon remains in place this morning after thieves struck at a Ripponden supermarket during the early hours.
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Ripponden Co-op store remains closed after thieves attacked cash machine in early hours

A supermarket in Ripponden remains closed this morning after thieves attacked a cash machine and escaped with a cash box.

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The men were arrested near North Bridge Leisure Centre in Halifax. Picture: Google

Three suspected thieves in custody after being tracked on Halifax CCTV camera network

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of stealing from car parking payment machines in Halifax after being tracked on the town's CCTV camera network.

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Rail workers at Northern are taking part in a 24-hour stoppage today as a dispute over the future of train guards on the company's services continues.

Northern Rail strike: Limited services and disruption due to 24-hour walkout by RMT union members

Workers at Northern Rail are staging two 24-hour walkouts this week as a long-running row over the future role of train guards continue.

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Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

A number of schools in Yorkshire have received hoax bomb threats this morning, police have confirmed.

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One of the earlier incidents involving an overturned lorry on the M62. Picture: Highways Agency

Full M62 closure between Ainley Top and Milnrow as 4km of traffic stuck

Motorists are being warned that a full closure has been put in place on a stretch of the M62 due to the severe weather.

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Highways England shared these images of incidents its teams have been tackling on the M62 between Manchester and Leeds today.

Nightmare journeys for drivers trapped on M62 for up to 10 hours

Drivers have endured nightmare journeys on the M62 today as snow, a vehicle fire and other collisions have caused chaos throughout the day.

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Halifax crews called to fire at waste recycling plant in Elland

Halifax crews called to fire at waste recycling plant in Elland

A fire broke out at a waste recycling plant in Elland this afternoon.

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