Urgent safety checks on Yorkshire's ambulances after wheel nuts found loose

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6,000 wheel nuts replaced on 300 ambulances

Health Minister Ben Gummer pledges a visit to Dewsbury to look at controversial hospital changes

MPs Paula Sherriff and Jo Cox also spoke to him about proposed A&E changes in Huddersfield

The bridge over the River Colne on Kings Bridge Road, seen from Damside Road

Drunk university student rescued by firefighters after getting stuck on riverbank

19-year-old was clinging to trees by the fast flowing River Colne

'Have a foursome with me' paramedic banned from working alone after tribunal says he 'poses a risk to the public'

Panel hears Richard Senior also showed female colleague an explicit photo of himself taking part in a sex act

Dr Steve Ollerton

Kirklees health chiefs urge people to think of vulnerable neighbours in run-up to Christmas

Look after your health to ease pressure on NHS over festive period

Family of Kirsty Childs made numerous calls to emergency services before a doctor came, inquest hears

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Kirsty, 20, was suffering abdominal pains between Christmas and New Year

Good Samaritan Garry Birley who saved Lepton crash victim unmasked after 18 years

He finally gets to find out how crash victim Alison Craven has fared

Two separate machete attacks in Huddersfield follow stabbing at Tokyo nightclub in Queen Street

Machete attacks took place in Bradford Road, Huddersfield and Garforth Street, Aspley

Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Acre Street, Lindley, Huddersfield

Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital bosses admit one A&E department could temporarily close due to staff shortages

Emergencies will be blue lighted to the nearest available casualty department if low staffing causes safety concerns

Start a Heart Day at King James's School, Almondbury. Yorkshire Carnegie Rugby Union player, Andy Forsyth (2nd right) joins students learning CPR during the session at the school
The railway viaduct in Milnsbridge

Police trying to identify man killed by train at Milnsbridge

The incident happened very close to the Milne viaduct above Milnsbridge on Thursday night when the train was approaching Slaithwaite station

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Alison Tempest (centre right) of Golcar with her son Ryan (right)and daughter Chloe with friend, Alison Hobson and her sons Alex (left) and Toby

A biscuit could kill my son: Families tell of extreme allergies which could see just a few crumbs prove fatal

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A support group for people with life-threatening allergies is being launched in Huddersfield next week. The aim is to share information and experiences - and ultimately help to save lives

Skelmanthorpe fire crews to pilot first aid scheme

Brigade will work with Yorkshire Ambulance Service to run the 12-month pilot

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service too slow in responding to life-threatening emergencies

Emergency operations director Andrew Simpson told a Kirklees Council health scrutiny panel that YAS was ‘as prepared as (it) could be’

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service told to improve by health inspectors

Poor result follows huge pay rises for executives


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