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  1. Police issue warning after Sheffield shed break-ins

    Police have issued a warning after sheds in Sheffield were broken into.

    Police uniform

    Thieves have gained entry into sheds, in the south east of the city, by prising off locks.

    South Yorkshire Police say officers will be on patrol and asked shed owners to reinforce security.

  2. Police appeal over serious collision near Burstwick

    A motorist suffered life threatening injuries when he crashed off the road near an East Yorkshire village, rolling his car a number of times.


    The driver suffered neck and chest injuries after the serious collision on Hariff Lane near to Burstwick at about 21:45 last night.

    He was taken to hospital while a passenger in the car sustained minor injuries, no other vehicles were involved and Humberside Police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

  3. 'County lines' police arrest driver on M62 near Gilberdyke

    A driver was arrested after police stopped a vehicle 'linked to county lines drugs supply" on the M62 near Gilberdyke.

    Humberside Police say the man was arrested after a "positive drugs wipe," with further enquiries being carried out:

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  4. Driver gets 'road rage' after failing to demist windscreen

    Police say a driver in Leeds, who failed to demist his windscreen, got "a bit of road rage" before trying to flee from officers.

    West Yorkshire Police posted about the case on Twitter saying the motorist's vehicle had been seized:

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  5. Missing Hull man may have travelled to South Yorkshire

    A man who went missing from Hull yesterday, could have travelled to South Yorkshire, police say.

    Scott Braithwaite

    Police are concerned about the welfare of Scott Braithwaite and say he may have travelled to the Barnsley area.

    Humberside Police are appealing for help finding him and want to hear from anyone who knows where he is.

  6. Boston boxer on the road to world title

    Boston boxer Callum Johnson looks to give his hopes of another shot at a world title fight a boost as he fights in the US this weekend.

    callum johnson

    He lost his last attempt at the title in October.

    If he wins a fight against Sean Monaghan in New York tomorrow, he'll be fighting for the title again.

    But Johnson says that it's not just about winning, he says he "has to look good doing it".

    Quote Message: That's what I've trained to do, and that's what I plan to do. But I've got a tough opponent in front of me, and I've got to be on my game. from Callum Johnson Boston Boxing Hopeful
    Callum JohnsonBoston Boxing Hopeful
  7. Jarrod Bowen equals Hull City successive home goals record

    Hull City striker Jarrod Bowen equaled the club record of scoring in seven successive home games after he was awarded a goal in the recent 2-1 victory over Millwall.

    The dubious goal committee ruled the 22-year-old had opened the scoring in the home win last month and he could now break the record when Queens Park Rangers visit the KCOM Stadium later this month:

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  8. Male 'spoken to' after Bradford attack

    Police investigating a violent attack on a 15-year-old boy in West Yorkshire have spoken to a person of interest connected with the attack.

    A police jacket

    A video of the attack apparently shot on a phone was shared widely online.

    The teenager was kicked several times, as a group watched on, during the attack in City Park, Bradford, on Sunday 24 February.

    An image was released earlier this week by police officers trying to identify someone in the video.

    Three 16-year-old boys who were arrested in connection with the attack have been released on bail, said West Yorkshire Police.

  9. Hull City wishes happy International Women's Day to fans

    Hull City today wished a happy International Women's Day to fans of the club.

    The Tigers posted a series of pictures on Twitter showing women supporting the club:

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  10. Boston victims remembered

    The first 100 people killed in 2019, have been commemorated by a BBC Online project aiming at highlighting the people behind the headlines.

    murder victims

    The project includes three people who've been killed in the Boston area since the start of the year.

    Przemyslaw Cierniak was found dead with stab wounds on Wormgate in Boston on January 10.

    Billy Hicks and Jay Edmunds were killed in a fire on New Years Day in Kirton.

    The number of fatal stabbings in England and Wales in 2017-18 was the highest since records began, and knife crime has dominated headlines since the start of the year.

    The full project is here.

  11. Arrests after BMW convertible stolen in Starbotton

    A pair of men have been arrested after a BMW convertible was stolen from a North Yorkshire village.


    Police arrested two men, 24 and 24, after the car was taken from the driveway of a house in Starbotton.

    North Yorkshire Police say jewellery and other items were also taken during the incident, between 13:00 and 16:00 on 2 March.

    The two men, both from Bradford, have been released under investigation while enquiries continue with police appealing for information.

  12. Lincolnshire pupils missing out on music

    It's being claimed that children in Lincolnshire could be missing out on music lessons at school.

    boston youth jazz orchestra

    Nationally figures out today show there has been a marked decline in music provision in state schools over the past five years.

    One in five primary teachers say they don't even cover the subject in class.

    Jennifer McKie is from the Lincolnshire Music Education Service who go into 360 schools in the county- she says music can be a real asset

    Quote Message: There's a whole load of research around music and impact on attainment. Music makes you clever. That's something that's out there in terms of the research. But also it's not just about that, it's about the impact on the individual, that feeling you get when you perform. from Jennifer McKie Lincolnshire Music Education Service
    Jennifer McKieLincolnshire Music Education Service
  13. Barnsley man, 23, charged with child sex offences

    A man has been in court charged with multiple sex offences against children in Barnsley.

    Barnsley courts

    Jordan Parnham, 23, formerly of Kirkby Close in Pontefract appeared before Barnsley Magistrates' Court yesterday to face charges including three counts of rape.

    He is also charged with one count of causing a child to watch/look at images of sexual activity and one count of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

    He's been remanded in custody and will appear before Sheffield Crown Court on Thursday 4 April.

  14. Push for more women in East Yorkshire's wind industry

    More women from East Yorkshire could be employed in the green energy sector, as the government tries to double the number of women working in the offshore wind industry.

    Wind farm

    Ministers have set targets with energy companies to make sure 33% of the workforce is female by 2030 with the figure currently standing at just 16%.

    Councillor Daren Hale, deputy leader of Hull City Council, said: “We welcome the focus on increasing the number of highly skilled workers in the sector and also the aim to attract more women into the workforce."

  15. Man caught after 'unprovoked' attack on York PC

    A man was chased by members of the public and caught after punching a police officer in an "unprovoked attack", police say.


    The officer is thought to have suffered a broken nose in the attack, according to York city centre's neighbourhood policing inspector.

    The man was detained, according to North Yorkshire Police.

  16. Police seize £2,500 of heroin and crack in Bridlington

    Police seized more than 250 wraps of heroin and crack cocaine, with an estimated street value of £2,500, in Bridlington today.

    Wraps seized by police

    Officers found £450 in cash as well as drugs, described as "divided into bags thought to be ready for distribution" when they raided an address on Fort Terrace this morning.

    Humberside Police say a man and woman are in custody after being arrested on suspicion of possessing a class A drug with intent to supply.

  17. 'Anyone can be anything' video released

    South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has been showing children that "anyone can be anything" when it comes to picking a career.

    It's to mark International Women's Day.

    Officers went to Mosborough Primary School to surprise the children.

    They wanted to make it clear, man or woman, any career is possible and to challenge stereotypes:

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  18. Appeal after man hit by a brick in attempted robbery

    Two e-fit images have been released after two people were violently attacked in Bradford.

    An e-fit

    The attempted robberies happened on 1 February between 17:30 and 18:50, police said.

    In the first, a woman in her 50s was dragged to the ground on Manchester Road and hit before a man tried to take her handbag.

    The second attempted robbery saw a man hit with a brick as the offenders tryed to take his bag and wallet.

    An e-fit

    West Yorkshire Police believe the attacks are linked.

  19. One Yorkshire Conference explores region's future

    Politicians and business leaders are attending a conference in Leeds to discuss how to bring more powers to Yorkshire.

    Yorkshire rose

    It comes after the CBI business group confirmed its support for a Yorkshire-wide Mayor, an idea the Prime Minister has refused to back.

    Theresa May said the scheme didn't fit with the government's criteria and a devolution deal for South Yorkshire must come first.

    Northern Powerhouse minister, Jake Berry, says there's nothing stopping separate areas of Yorkshire working together after getting more powers.

    Organisers of the One Yorkshire Conference say it aims to "explore Yorkshire’s place in a post-Brexit economy and how devolution to the region ensures it plays its full part in driving future prosperity for the North and the UK."

  20. University suspect package: Cordon lifted

    The cordon has been lifted and the bomb disposal team has left Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln.

    The team had been called following the discovery of what was described as a suspect package in the post.

    bomb dispoal leaving

    Lincolnshire Police said a investigation will be held into what sparked today's events, which saw three buildings at the university evacuated.