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Motorcyclist injured after crash near Birds Edge

Police have been attending the scene of a collision on Penistone Road near the Sovereign garage between Shepley and Birdsedge this afternoon.

RTC on Penistone Road, Shepley
RTC on Penistone Road, Shepley (Photo: West Yorkshire Police)

Teenager in court over Dewsbury shooting

A teenager has appeared in court accused of conspiracy to murder following a shooting in Dewsbury.

Scene after the incident in Cemetery Road, Dewsbury
Scene after the incident in Cemetery Road, Dewsbury

Duchess of Cornwall launches The Great Get Together

Jo Cox’s husband Brendan has visited Clarence House today as the Duchess of Cornwall helps launch plans for the Great Get Together - and has said he is glad he didn’t invite his two children in case they destroyed any antiques.

Undated BBC handout photo of Brendan Cox, the husband of former MP Jo Cox, with host Andrew Marr as he appears on the BBC1 current affairs programme, The Andrew Marr Show.
Undated BBC handout photo of Brendan Cox, the husband of former MP Jo Cox (Photo: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA )

Petition wins bid to save restaurant's light-up palm trees

A petition to save the palm trees at Shama Restaurant in Heckmondwike has won its campaign.

Shama restaurant at Heckmondwike has been ordered to remove these illuminated palm trees from its car park
Shama restaurant at Heckmondwike has been ordered to remove these illuminated palm trees from its car park

Boost five a day to ten a day, scientists urge

Here’s something juicy to get your teeth around this lunchtime - scientist are now saying TEN portions of fruit and veg a day could “significantly reduce risk of disease and cancer”.

Some juicy, ripe strawberries
Some juicy, ripe strawberries
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