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How next week's cold weather could affect your mobile phone

Bitterly cold weather is on the way in the coming days and the Met Office has issued a warning to mobile phone users.

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Yorkshire weather: Snow warnings issued as Beast from the East edges toward Yorkshire

Rural areas are at risk of being cut off as widespread snowfall and severe wind-chill temperatures are blown into Yorkshire in a storm dubbed The Beast from the East.
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Yorkshire nostalgia: The stray cat who lost an eye and ended up earning £1.60 a week from British Rail

February 4, 1976: Battling Thomas, Mirfield Station’s official cat, gets a meal from leading railwayman Nigel Stead after a successful drive to raise cash to pay his vet’s bill.

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The Beast from the East is set to arrive in Yorkshire this weekend bringing with it a cold snap that is expected to last until mid-March.

A danger to life and colder than Iceland: How cold will it get and when will the Beast from the East arrive in Yorkshire?

The Beast from the East is on its way toward Britain and forecasters are warning the life-threatening temperatures could see Yorkshire colder than Iceland.

Environment
Amy Garcia, Harry Gration and Paul Hudson will travel around Yorkshire on an adapted sofa for Sport Relief.

TV sofa going on tour for charity challenge

BBC Look North presenters are taking their sofa on tour – dragging it up and down the hills and valleys of Yorkshire – to raise money for Sport Relief.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525A439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series February 22 edition are published below. Numbers refer to defendants’ ages.

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Collect of Daniel Long, 15, who commited suicide at his home in Leeds, South Yorkshire. See Ross Parry story RPYSTRESS; The heartbroken sister of a straight-A student who committed suicide due to exam stress has launched a national campaign to prevent it happening again. 'Brainy' Daniel Long, 15, hanged himself in February 2017 after he developed acute anxiety whilst revising for his GCSEs. He was discovered unresponsive by his heartbroken mum Emma Oliver, 43, who had rushed upstairs when she heard a loud bang coming from his bedroom. Emma desperately tried to save him with CPR while a neighbour called 999, but Daniel was rushed to hospital where he was put on life support.

MP backs bid to get a counsellor for every school

A West Yorkshire MP has given her backing to a campaign started by the family of a Leeds schoolboy who took his own life.

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Some of the knives illegally sold to under 18s at shops tested in West Yorkshire.

Police find shops willing to sell knives illegally to children in West Yorkshire

Five knives were sold illegally to children when police carried out test purchases this week.

Crime
The M621 in Leeds.

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

Motorists will continue to face disruption on a major commuter route near Leeds as the next phase of upgrades to the M621 begins.

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Towngate in Mirfield. Picture: Google.

Man arrested as police probe spate of burglaries in West Yorkshire town

A man has been arrested as part of a police investigation into three burglaries in a single morning in Mirfield.

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Local Express, Common Road, Batley. Picture: Google.

Thieves carrying brick in attempted robbery at Batley newsagents

Thieves carrying a brick tried to rob a newsagents in Batley.

Crime
Updated: Delays clearing on M62 in West Yorkshire after multi-car crash

Updated: Delays clearing on M62 in West Yorkshire after multi-car crash

Motorists suffered rush hours delays after a multi-car crash on the M62 motorway in West Yorkshire.
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Revealed: The £109 MILLION seized from criminals by police in West Yorkshire

Large sums of cash have been seized from criminals in West Yorkshire, as police have revealed that they have confiscated millions of pounds in the last decade.

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Mohammed Hanif, 33.

Police searching for missing man, 33, in Dewsbury

Police are trying to trace a man who has gone missing in Dewsbury.

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Police in West Yorkshire can now use mobile phones to check your fingerprints on the spot

Frontline police across the country will be able to use their smartphones to identify people in less than a minute after a trial of new mobile fingerprinting technology in West Yorkshire.
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Updated: Traffic cleras on M62 motorway in West Yorkshire after vehicle breaks down

Updated: Traffic cleras on M62 motorway in West Yorkshire after vehicle breaks down

Motorists faced delays on the M62 in West Yorkshire after a vehicle broke down.
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Nine including three teenagers charged with violent disorder at West Yorkshire shopping centre

Detectives have released three images of people they want to speak to about violent disorder at a Huddersfield shopping centre.

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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

THIS week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.
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Northern services are affected.

Fire causes 'severe disruption' to rail services between Leeds and Manchester

A factory fire near the railway line between Todmorden and Rochdale has caused "severe disruption" to services this morning.
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Jackroyd Lane in Upper Hopton, Mirfield. Credit: Google Street View.

"I'm trembling": 84-year-old Mirfield resident 'pressured' into giving man £100

An 84-year-old pensioner from Upper Hopton has been left shaken up after handing over £100 to a door-to-door salesman.
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