Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Yorkshire Ambulance Service chief executive David Whiting steps down

NHS Trust chief quits saying organisation needs "fresh ideas"

Lee Orton, second from left on top row, with Almondbury Community School staff and students and Huddersfield MP, Barry Sheerman

Almondbury Community School first to receive life-saving defibrillator from Huddersfield Goal 4 Hearts

Now the charity's founder, Lee Orton, hopes to put them in every school in Kirklees within next 18 months

Sir Jimmy Savile in a special interview with Huddersfield Royal Infirmary radio presenter Laurie Stead and his friend George Lee in the 1960s

Jimmy Savile abuse claims emerge at former Halifax hospital

Police to investigate Calderdale and Huddersfield Hospital Trust as 12 new NHS groups implicated

Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile abuse claims emerge at former Halifax hospital

Police to investigate Calderdale and Huddersfield hospital trust as fresh allegations emerge

Teenager treated in hospital after being attacked with hammer

Police are trying to trace a 20-year-old suspect who is wanted for the attack

Washington Street just off Kirkstall Road in Leeds

Dying man found on Kirkstall Road in Leeds on Sunday morning

Officers were called by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to the location at about 7.30am after a crew came across the body of a man in the road

Members of Kirklees Hackney Carriage Association threaten to strike over new taxi licensing policy

Huddersfield taxi drivers threaten wildcat strike over proposed Kirklees Council policy stopping cabbies working if they get 9 points on their licence

Town centre cabbies say new policy is 'draconian' and would force them to take a special retest at nine points before they could work again

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Thousands of children at schools in Yorkshire are set to learn life-saving skills

The event, the biggest of its kind in the country, will see pupils being given CPR training

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One in three emergency ambulance calls in Huddersfield missed NHS target

Health officials say moves underway to speed up response times

Ambulance and fire service personnel help carry a man to safety after he plunged from a footbridge in Aldams Road, Dewsbury, into the River Calder

Man rescued after plunge from footbridge near Asda in Dewsbury town centre

Man in his 40s plucked from water and taken to Leeds General Infirmary

Bid to provide life-saving defibrillators around Kirkburton

Parish council and rotary club join forces to fund equipment

Kaye's Millennium Green, Clayton West.

Police seal off beauty spot in Clayton West after body is found

Officers shut down footpaths leading on to the popular Millennium Green in Clayton West after the man’s body was found at 3.20pm this afternoon

Police are appealing for information

Police cordon after body found in Clayton West

Officers shut down footpaths leading on to the Millennium Green in Clayton West this afternoon.

Solar panels

Solar powered ambulance rapid response vehicles set for the streets of Huddersfield

175 Rapid Response Vehicles to go green thanks to Government grant

Lauren Mallinson (righ) of the British Heart Foundation and Emma Scott of the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (centre) with the defibrillator which was donated to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bretton with (left to right) Chrish Prera of the British Heart Foundation, Belinda Eldridge and Sally Meyrick of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park installs debfibrillator - not as art, but to save lives

Bretton Park tourist attraction now a safer place in event of cardiac arrest

Dewsbury District Hospital
Strike action

Unite members at Yorkshire Ambulance Service set for two more strikes

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Smaller union announces action a week after large Unison strike shelved

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