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  1. That's all from Monday

    Those are all the updates from Monday 31 July.

    Want to get all the latest news, sport, travel and weather on Tuesday 1 August 2017?

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  2. Our five top stories today

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

    Updates on breaking news will continue throughout the night.

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

    1. Leeds man held in Turkey terror raid
    2. Teenagers arrested after Huddersfield taxi driver shooting
    3. Major delays on M62 after tanker fire
    4. Jet 2 aircraft in three 'emergency incidents'
    5. Commuters come a cropper on Leeds station's escalators

    See you tomorrow.

  3. Charity benefits from Bramall Lane pre-season friendly

    Rob Staton

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    A pre-season friendly at Bramall Lane between Sheffield United and Stoke City has raised over £7,000 for a charity after £1 per ticket sold for the match was donated to the UK Solidarity Fund.

    Captains and match officials at pre season friendly

    It's been revealed that £7,092 was given to the cause after that amount of people attended the game, with the money going to help families affected by terror attacks in the UK such as recent incidents in London and Manchester.

    Quote Message: The tragedies have been hugely impactful, particularly at Manchester where innocent local people having a night out at a pop concert were so tragically caught up in the attack." from Kevin McCabe Sheffield United co-owner
    Kevin McCabeSheffield United co-owner
    Quote Message: It’s important that we as a club do what we can to offer our support to those affected by such terrible events." from Peter Coates Stoke City chairman
    Peter CoatesStoke City chairman
  4. Rotherham Hockey Club's 90th birthday celebrations announced

    Andy Giddings

    Sports Editor, BBC Sheffield

    This year marks 90 years since Rotherham Hockey Club was founded and the club has announced a number of events to celebrate the milestone.

    They'll host a hockey festival on Saturday 9 September with a youth tournament taking place the following day.

    Rotherham Hockey Club logo

    On Saturday 16 September players past and present are being asked to participate in an inter-club mixed tournament.

    The final highlight will be the following day when the official opening of the new pitches will take place.

    If you once played for the club, you can find out more about the celebrations here.

  5. Concern over hospital patient who has gone missing

    Have you seen missing Leeds man Ian Grant?

    Ian Grant

    The 66-year-old was last seen yesterday at about 18:40 at Leeds General Infirmary.

    He left the hospital where he was an inpatient and has not been seen since.

  6. Veolia expects compromise over Sheffield incinerator contract

    Veolia expects to reach a compromise with Sheffield City Council over its waste handling contract in the coming months, the head of the French environmental services company has said.

    Veolia logo

    This follows the council's plans to try to cut costs and even at one point last year threatened to cancel their contract with the company which includes bin collection, recycling, waste recovery and waste incineration which is due to run until 2036.

    Waste handling costs in Sheffield are among the lowest in Britain and it's believed that Sheffield City Council want to reduce the cost of the contract significantly to help ease the pressure on its budget.

    Quote Message: Negotiations are continuing with Sheffield, I am rather confident we can find an agreement in the next months." from Antoine Frerot Veolia chief executive
    Antoine FrerotVeolia chief executive
  7. Chicken van driver charged with drink-driving offence

    The driver of a van full of chickens has been charged with drink driving offences after being stopped on the A1M.

    Generic drinking and driving image

    North Yorkshire Police stopped the van near Bramham at about 14:00 last Friday, the driver, a 63-year-old man from Durham, failed a breath test and was arrested.

    Officers say his van contained several live chickens, which they then arranged to be looked after in temporary accommodation.

    The man is due to appear at York Magistrates' Court on 17 August.

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    Video caption: Network Rail releases CCTV as a warning to passengers of escalator dangers
  9. Windows smashed at Leeds Gypsy and traveller charity

    Four windows have been smashed on the headquarters of the Leeds Gypsy & Traveller Exchange.

    Leeds Gate

    Police have confirmed they are investigating criminal damage caused some time between 10:15 and 10:30 on Saturday by “several young people”.

    Leeds GATE is a charity that aims to give a voice to the Gypsy and traveller community.

    The charity’s chief executive Helen Jones said she thought the attack might have been deliberate as no other shops or properties in the Cross Green area were damaged.

    Quote Message: I think we’ve been targeted deliberately. There are other buildings in the area that could’ve just as easily been attacked and weren’t.” from Helen Jones Leeds GATE
    Helen JonesLeeds GATE
  10. Missing man may have been 'seeking shelter from the rain'

    Police in Sheffield are urging people to check around their property for a missing man.

    Officers are "deeply concerned" for the safety of a 19-year-old from the city who hasn't been since the early hours of Sunday morning

    Alex Wilson

    Alex Wilson was last seen at about 02:10 in the city centre when he was walking past the Ibis Hotel on Shude Hill near to the Park Square Roundabout.

    South Yorkshire Police say that he hasn't been in contact with his friends and family and that they have a team of officers searching for him.

    Police think he may have tried to shelter from the torrential rain that night and are urging people in the area to check the areas surrounding their property.

    Quote Message: We would ask you to please check any out buildings or overgrown areas, it is possible that Alex may have been seeking shelter from the torrential rain." from Ch Insp Lydia Lynskey South Yorkshire Police
    Ch Insp Lydia LynskeySouth Yorkshire Police
  11. Jet 2 aircraft in three 'emergency incidents'

    It's emerged that a Jet2 aircraft which made an emergency landing at the weekend has been involved in three separate incidents.


    A flight from Ibiza to Leeds was diverted to Barcelona on 16 July - On Friday, the same plane was diverted to Frankfurt after a similar incident.

    Passengers on both flights described how oxygen masks were released as the aircraft began to descend at speed.

    It's now emerged the same aircraft veered off the runway at Manchester airport in October 2009.

  12. New Sheffield school plans are approved

    Amy Nagy

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    Sheffield City Council has given planning permission for a new school to be built in the Woodside area of the city.

    Building work on Astrea Academy will begin before the end of the summer and will incorporate the existing Grade II listed former Pye Bank Board School building.

    Artist impression of Astrea Academy

    The plan is for the school to take in pupils from September 2018.

    The academy, construction company and architects will be running events for parents and the surrounding community in the autumn to talk more about what will be in store once the location opens.

  13. Boat owner pleads guilty over double carbon monoxide deaths

    The owner of a fishing boat on which two Northumberland men died has pleaded guilty to two charges over their deaths.

    At Leeds Crown Court, Timothy Bowman-Davies, from Pembrokeshire, admitted failing to ensure the boat was safe and that the equipment on board was in good working order.

    The boat

    Mark Arries, 26, from Blyth, and Edward Ide, 21, from Amble, were found dead on the boat, which was moored in Whitby harbour, in January 2014.

    They were poisoned by carbon monoxide after lighting the grill of a butane gas cooker fitted in the wheelhouse to warm the sleeping area.

    Later reports showed that the men may not have died if the boat been fitted with a carbon monoxide alarm.

  14. Concern over falling numbers of traffic officers

    Jonathan Cowap

    Presenter, BBC Radio York

    New figures have shown there's been a significant fall in the number of dedicated traffic police officers in North Yorkshire over the past 10 years.

    A Freedom of Information request reveals there were 94 in 2007, compared to around 60 now.

    Former Yorkshire UKIP MEP, Godfrey Bloom is now the lead patron of the Alliance of British Drivers and he said replacing officers with cameras has been a failure:

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    Video caption: Godfrey Bloom on older drivers.

    In response the Home Office say factors such as improvements to technology are important to effective policing and not just the actual numbers of staff.

  15. Concerns grow for missing Sheffield teenager

    Oli Constable

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    Police have released fresh pictures as they try to find missing 19-year-old Alex Wilson from Sheffield.

    Alex was last seen at around 02:10 on Sunday morning near the Ibis Hotel near Park Square roundabout after being dropped off by a taxi on Arundel Gate at 01:46.

    CCTV still

    Police say he has not been seen since and he has not been in contact with any of his family or friends which is out of character.

    Alex Wilson

    Alex is 6ft 2in tall and of a slim build.

    On the night Alex was wearing black coloured jeans, brown suede Vans boots and a blue, checked wrangler shirt with elbow pads, however on the last CCTV sighting of him on Shude Hill, he is seen not to be wearing the shirt.

  16. Watch: Travellers come a cropper on Leeds station's escalators

    The summer holidays are here and we can all relax and unwind, this is unless you use the escalators at Leeds Train Station.

    Network Rail who own the site have released this CCTV of people falling over the station's escalators because their suitcases are too heavy.

    Some of the people featured had to be treated for injuries:

    Video content

    Video caption: Network Rail releases CCTV as a warning to passengers of escalator dangers
  17. Can you help find missing Wakefield teenager?

    A 16-year-old girl has gone missing in Wakefield, do you know where she is?

    Sumaiyah Hussain

    Sumaiyah Hussain, was last seen near Pinderfields Hospital at 10:00 this morning.

    Police say that she has links to areas in Kirklees.

    Quote Message: We are concerned for Sumaiyah's welfare and this is very much out of character for her." from Det Insp Mark Atkinson West Yorkshire Police
    Det Insp Mark AtkinsonWest Yorkshire Police