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

Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Huddersfield ambulance workers to strike over the bank holiday weekend

Unison calls six hour walk out on Sunday amid working practices row

The air ambulance at Almondbury High School
Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Emley Show 2014: Thousands defy weather forecasts to flock to huge event

"Fair weather or foul they support us," says show secretary Sue Britton

Emergency services at Slaithwaite Railway Station

Woman killed by train at Slaithwaite believed to be missing pensioner

The woman has not yet been identified but it is thought she was a local woman aged 70 who had gone missing from her home hours before the incident

Accident & Emergency Dept at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Lindley

Health chiefs consider views from 1000 people over hospital plans for Huddersfield and Calderdale

Consultation period ends over hospital plans in Calderdale and Huddersfield

Yorkshire Ambulance

Ambulance staff take on more resources for Tour de France

Ready for the mass invasion by Tour fans


Yorkshire Ambulance Service staff to strike during Tour De France weekend after Unite union ballot

Unite members walk out again in 18-month-long dispute over patient safety and meal breaks

Asda Store Manager Barkat Ali, YAA Regional Fundraiser Kerry Garner, Asda Regional Manager for Yorkshire Steve Shirley and Dewsbury store Community Charity Champion Sharon Kingsland with YAA mascot Lance.

Asda shoppers appeal to raise cash for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Shoppers from 17 stores raised £53,000 last summer

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

'No trained paramedics' in some ambulances from tomorrow

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) has said from Saturday it will allow two Emergency Care Assistants (ECA) to attend urgent incidents as first responders


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