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Andrew Barton, Kate Linderholm and Oli Woodcock

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  1. Our top five Yorkshire stories

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    That's all from the team today, but we'll be back on Wednesday from 06:30 with all the latest news, sport, weather and travel for Yorkshire.

    Before we go, let's look back at a selection of our top stories from today:

    1. North Yorkshire Police says it's facing an "unprecedented" increase in calls to the force's control room

    2. A man is in hospital after a paintball shooting at a Doncaster protest

    3. Leeds-based Asda withdraws an own-brand type of newborn nappy after a family complains their baby suffered a "chemical reaction" to the product

    4. An investigation's under way in Huddersfield after a gun was fired at a house at the weekend

    5. Three large textile artworks go on show along the Bronte Way in Haworth in celebration of the famous literary sisters:

    Artworks at Bronte Parsonage
  2. 'Explosion of creativity' in Selby

    The first ever Selby Arts Festival is well under way in the town.

    It's on for nine days and is described as an "explosion of creativity and culture".

    Part of the festival involves transforming spaces and animating places, which is what appears to have happened here:


    This creation was made in the festival takeover shop by members of the 154 Collective.

    The group's made up of performers, painters writers, animators, dancers and musicians from West Yorkshire.

    If you know what it is - or think you know what it might be - please let us know!

  3. Your evening weather forecast for Yorkshire

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    A fine evening is expected for Yorkshire with some sunny spells possible.

    Remaining dry overnight, with clear spells at first, light winds and perhaps the odd patch of mist.

    However, cloud will thicken across western parts through the night.

    The minimum temperature will be about 12C (54F):

    Weather graph
  4. Your memories: Celebrating 50 years of Leeds West Indian Carnival

    The "oldest carnival in Europe" is set to celebrate its 50th anniversary - and we want to hear your memories of five decades of this major festival.

    Leeds Carnival

    The West Indian Carnival in Leeds, which was launched in 1967, will be held in Potternewton Park over the August bank holiday weekend.

    An exhibition recording its heritage, political and cultural legacy is planned for the city's Tetley gallery.

    The event, which attracts more than 100,000 people, will culminate in a parade through Chapeltown and Harehills.

    As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations, we want to hear your questions and memories about Leeds West Indian Carnival.

    Click here to get in touch with answers or to share your stories on the BBC website.

  5. Tens of thousands of illegal cigarettes seized in Huddersfield

    Illegal cigarettes worth over £50,000 have been seized by West Yorkshire Police and Trading Standards.


    A total of 62,860 illegal cigarettes were seized in Huddersfield at the weekend, along with 26kg of hand rolling tobacco, 219 illegal tobacco products and nearly £13,000 of cash.

    The operation targeted a total of six premises in the town centre.

    Quote Message: We're incredibly pleased with the results achieved on Saturday – it was a great success. A lot of planning went into this operation with our partner agencies. The items at market value came to several thousand pounds and we were able to make the streets of Huddersfield safer." from PC Steve Nicholls Kirklees District Police
    PC Steve NichollsKirklees District Police
  6. Funeral held for under-14s Stanley Rangers RLFC player

    The funeral of a boy from Wakefield who died after suffering a head injury in an under-14s rugby league match has been held.

    Evan Hawksworth

    Evan Hawksworth was injured playing for Stanley Rangers RLFC against Batley Boys on 9 July and died in hospital later.

    His funeral took place at Holy Trinity Church in Rothwell, West Yorkshire.

    Evan's family said at the time of his death it had been a "tragic freak accident" and no-one was to blame.

    A crowdfunding page to support the family set up by Stanley Rangers RLFC and the RFL Benevolent Fund has raised more than £25,000.

  7. York pedal power proves popular

    Trips by bike are increasing in York, new figures show.


    The charity Sustrans says an investment programme to encourage cycling for shorter urban journeys has seen a 6% rise in the city - even though York already has high levels of riders.

    The charity hopes the findings will help strengthen the case for investment in cycling and inspire and encourage programmes which get more people on their bikes in and around the city.

  8. Missing Bradford woman found 'safe and well'

    Earlier this afternoon we mentioned an appeal by police wanting help in finding a woman from Bradford who'd gone missing

    Officers were worried for the welfare of Kelly Bradley, 39, who'd abandoned a 999 call she'd made to them in the early hours of Monday morning.

    Happily, police say she's now been found:

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  9. Woman seriously hurt after being hit by car in Sheffield

    A 48-year-old woman has suffered serious injuries in a crash in Sheffield.

    Manor Oaks Road, Sheffield

    The woman was hit by a car on Manor Oaks Road at about 11:30 this morning.

    A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and driving while being disqualified.

  10. Threats and car damage spark increased police patrols in Huddersfield

    Police have increased patrols in part of Huddersfield after a car was used to damage another vehicle and several men were seen making threats.

    Riddings Road

    It happened last night in Riddings Road in Sheepridge and occurred after a red Seat Ibiza was used to cause damage to a blue car.

    The driver of a black vehicle which was travelling nearby then got out of their vehicle and threatened the occupants of the Seat Ibiza before making off towards Chestnut Street.

    Det Insp Mark Atkinson says: "We are working to trace parties involved in the incident and are progressing significant lines of enquiry."

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    Video caption: Swimmer Jocelyn Ulyett heads to Budapest for the World Championships

    A swimmer takes on the World Championships after breaking a British 200m record.

  12. Investigation launched after gun fired in Huddersfield

    An investigation's under way in Huddersfield after a gun was fired at a house at the weekend.

    Police officer

    Detectives are appealing for information after the weapon was fired in the Ghyll, Fixby, on Sunday night.

    They're also keen to speak to anyone who might have CCTV footage showing suspicious activity in the street between 23:00 and 00:00 on Sunday.

    No-one was injured but the door of a house was damaged, say police.

    Quote Message: We fully understand the anxiety such an incident can cause in communities and local NPT officers are providing extra patrols in the area today." from Det Ch Insp Jaz Khan Firearms Prevent Team, West Yorkshire Police
    Det Ch Insp Jaz KhanFirearms Prevent Team, West Yorkshire Police
  13. Delays issuing York City season tickets

    If you're desperate to get your hands on your York City season ticket, you'll face a bit of a wait.

    York City badge

    The club says the tickets won't now be available for collection until the end of next week due to a delay at the printers.

    The club has apologised for the delay.

  14. Watch: Sheffield mum's fundraising bid for daughter's treatment

    Jenny Eells

    Reporter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    A mum from Sheffield is campaigning to send her daughter to Europe for life-changing surgery.

    Yasmin Dennett has a severely curved spine and requires a specialist procedure which is not currently available in the UK.

    If the fundraising attempt is unsuccessful, the 12-year-old could face spinal fusion, which can leave people permanently disabled:

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    Video caption: Mum campaigns for surgery for daughter's curved spine
  15. Sign up to new Bronte artwork in Haworth

    Three large textile artworks have gone on show along the Bronte Way in Haworth.

    Bronte Parsonage Museum

    Created by the artist Lynn Setterington, they're celebrating the signatures of the famous Bronte sisters.

    Members of the public are also being given the chance to sew their own signatures into the fabric.

    The drop-in workshops in Haworth will take place on Tuesday 25 July and Tuesday 15 August 2017.