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A distressed woman is the target of a big police hunt.

Police are appealing for her to come forward following concerns being reported for her welfare after she was seen looking reportedly distressed and dishevelled in Cleckheaton this morning.

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A man from Huddersfield is among 15 defendants who have been given jail sentences totalling more than 160 years for sexual offences against a vulnerable schoolgirl.

Mansoor Akhtar, 25, was today sent to prison for a total of six years after he was found guilty by a jury at Leeds Crown Court on one charge of sexual activity with a child and admitted supplying her with cannabis.

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An organisation which represents Huddersfield GPs has criticised health chiefs for failing to consult local doctors on a plan which could close Huddersfield’s A&E.

Kirklees Local Medical Committee (LMC) said it had been given no ‘direct input’ into theRight Care Right Time Right Place (RCRTRP) proposal which will centralise emergency care in Halifax.

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That’s all on the blog from me. One of my colleagues will be with you soon.

Tasty

Time is running out to vote for the best fish and chip shop in Huddersfield.


Fish and Chips
Fish and Chips


Where to go for the perfect fish and chips is bound to cause debate — and you can back your favourite chippy in our reader poll.

But you only have until 6pm today to vote for your winner. You can see more here.


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A teenager was arrested with spray paint all over his hands after damaging three cars parked in a Batley street.


Kirklees Magistrates' Court, Huddersfield.
Kirklees Magistrates' Court, Huddersfield.


Luke Foley, 19, admitted to criminal damage as well as possession of cannabis. You can see more here.

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Icestone Gelato opened its doors in Huddersfield town centre today — with a sweet offer for ice cream lovers.


Red Bull flavoured ice cream at Icestone Gelato
Red Bull flavoured ice cream at Icestone Gelato


And the first 250 customers through the doors receive a free gelato scoop every day for the rest of June. You can see more here.

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Firefighters are urging the public to be vigilant following the latest in a series of blazes at the old Kirklees College building in Huddersfield.


Fire at the old Technical College Building, Huddersfield. Fire fighters at the scene.
Fire at the old Technical College Building, Huddersfield. Fire fighters at the scene.


The fire broke out just before 8.50pm on Thursday, and quickly spread. You can see more here.

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We’re running a live news blog on Jo Cox.


Jo Cox's husband Brendan tweeted this picture of his wife after she passed away from her injuries
Jo Cox's husband Brendan tweeted this picture of his wife after she passed away from her injuries


You can keep up to date with all the latest developments here.

Football

Huddersfield Town are keen on 1860 Munich centre-back Christopher Schindler, according to reports in Germany.


German centre-back Christopher Schindler is being linked with Huddersfield Town
German centre-back Christopher Schindler is being linked with Huddersfield Town


The rumours come amid interest from Championship rivals Queens Park Rangers in Joel Lynch. You can see more here.

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Defiant MPs are going ahead with constituency surgeries in the wake of the horrific murder of Jo Cox.

Labour and Conservative politicians have been advised to talk to local police forces about the security measures they have in place for meetings with the public.


Flowers and tributes left at Jo Cox's office in Branch Road, Batley, the night of her killing
Flowers and tributes left at Jo Cox's office in Branch Road, Batley, the night of her killing


Emails from the whips office of both parties were sent out in the hours after the Labour MP was brutally killed in the street outside her advice surgery in Birstall.

Dan Jarvis, Labour MP for Barnsley Central, said: “I know MPs are scared. We’ll be reviewing our security, but I’ll walk through Barnsley today like every Friday.”

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A moving vigil was held in Birstall just hours after MP Jo Cox lost her life.


The vigil at St Peter's Church, Birstall, in memory of Jo Cox MP
The vigil at St Peter's Church, Birstall, in memory of Jo Cox MP


The event was held at St Peter’s Church in the village which was packed out as tributes were paid to the 41-year-old mum-of-two. You can see more here.

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Politicians have been warned to review their security after Jo Cox was shot and stabbed to death in the street outside her constituency advice surgery.


Jo Cox's husband Brendan tweeted this picture of his wife after she passed away from her injuries
Jo Cox's husband Brendan tweeted this picture of his wife after she passed away from her injuries


A Number 10 spokeswoman said a reminder of safety guidance has been sent out to MPs after Mrs Cox was attacked in Birstall.

The advice includes steps representatives can take to stay safe when they are “out and about” and suggests if they have any concerns they should contact their local police.

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A crash between two cars on Wakefield Road near to the Tolson Museum in Huddersfield this morning has left one person with a minor injury.

A Ford Focus was in collision with a Vauxhall Corsa at about 8.45am today.

It caused some traffic delays.

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Tributes are pouring in for MP Jo Cox.


Jo Cox's husband Brendan tweeted this picture of his wife after she passed away from her injuries
Jo Cox's husband Brendan tweeted this picture of his wife after she passed away from her injuries


And Batley Parish Church will be open from 10am to 4pm today so people can pay their respects to Jo and her family.

The church says there will be a book of condolence, and candles to light.

Many heartbreaking tweets have been posted following yesterday’s atrocity.



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Firefighters are still at the scene of a large blaze at the old Kirklees College building in Huddersfield.


The fire at the former Kirklees College building
The fire at the former Kirklees College building (Image: @mtg138/Twitter)


The fire broke out just before 8.50pm last night, and quickly spread.

Two rooms on the ground floor of the three storey building in Portland Street were gutted, and firefighters had to battle to stop the fire spreading through the rest of the building. The cause is being investigated.

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Hello

Hello, and welcome to Friday’s live blog. Still a sense of shock following the awful incident in Birstall yesterday, with tributes still flooding in for Jo Cox.


Jo Cox's husband Brendan tweeted this picture of his wife after she passed away from her injuries
Jo Cox's husband Brendan tweeted this picture of his wife after she passed away from her injuries


Stay with us for all the latest developments.

It's Friday, welcome to our live blog

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