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Firefighters' 'flossing' dance delights school children

The children at Gomersal Primary School were treated to an impromptu dance show from the fire brigade during an evacuation for a fire alarm.

Lined up in the school playground after the alarm on Friday, the kids delighted in watching firefighters from Odsal fire station perform the ‘flossing’ dance on the grassy bank above.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue wrote on their Facebook page: “The kids at Gomersal Primary School loved the entertainment from firefighters following a fire alarm on Friday - let’s hope they all went home and tested their smoke alarms!”

Burglars in Heckmondwike broke in through rear patio doors

Burglars made off with cash from a Heckmondwike home after breaking in through the rear patio doors.

Police in Kirklees said enquiries remain ongoing after the robbery in Fairfield Road, which took place between Friday May 25 and Sunday May 27.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.

Fairfield Road, Heckmondwike
Fairfield Road, Heckmondwike

Recognise him?

West Yorkshire Police want to speak to this man after he made off without paying from a business in Dewsbury.

The photo reference number is KD1576.

Wanted in Kirklees
Wanted in Kirklees

Machete chase in Greenhead Park

A sunny Bank Holiday Monday in Greenhead Park was interrupted by a couple of teenagers chasing people with machetes.

One witness, who wanted to remain anonymous, said: “We were near the memorial in Greenhead park and we heard screaming.

“A group of people started running in our direction and we could see two boys - maybe 15 or 16 - chasing after somebody.

“Both of the boys had a machete each and they were shouting and swearing and pointing at the person they were chasing.”

The witness said the chase happened just after 6pm when the park was still full of children playing.

“I don’t think most of the children noticed what was happening because the screams blended in to the sounds of the nearby funfair.

“They then put the machetes is holsters - or whatever you call them - and carried on the chase up towards the tennis courts in the park.

“A bit later a motorbike drove off the road into the park. The boy on the back of the bike looked like he was searching for somebody. I don’y know if that was related.”

The Examiner is awaiting a comment from West Yorkshire Police on the incident.

Greenhead Park.
Greenhead Park.

Manchester Airport partly evacuated

A huge crack has appeared in the floor of Manchester Airport’s Terminal 2. Passengers reported hearing a loud crack at about 7am before Airpiort staff called the fire brigade and evacuated the area as a precaution.

The Airport said it is only affecting passengers travelling from gate 212 and is not impacting other flights.

Gate 212 is housed in a temporary building while work takes place at the airport.

Read the full story here.

Andrea Atherton's pictures from the evacuated terminal
Andrea Atherton's pictures from the evacuated terminal

Today’s front page

Our main story this morning is about Jess Coleman, who’s 18th birthday celebrations were cut short when she was caught in the crossfire of a bar brawl.

A glass was launched across the room and caught Jess on the forehead.

She recalled: “I looked down again and saw the blood pouring down. I couldn’t see out my left eye because there was so much blood.

“I fainted. I think it was from the shock.

“The bouncer picked me up and took me upstairs to a first aider.”

Read the full story here.

Today's front page
Today's front page

Weather forecast

It’s a cloudier day than we’ve been used to recently but still with much of the warmth of the bank holiday weekend.

The sun will break through the clouds briefly at around 2pm, when temperatures will peak just shy of 20 degrees.

The cloud will hang around tomorrow and possibly even deliver us some rain.

Good morning!

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