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Grantham A&E campaigners step up pressure for NHS Trust to reopen unit

Campaigners in Grantham have been marching today to put pressure on the NHS trust to reopen A and E at the hospital there.

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The service has been closed overnight since August last year and was meant to reopen after three months.

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The United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust say that they have to keep it shut due to a shortage of doctors, but those on today's march say another solution needs to be found


Cyclist, 72, in hospital after Otley collision

A 72-year-old cyclist is in hospital after being in a collision with a car in Otley near Leeds.

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It happened around 10am on Thursday February 24 on Leeds Road at the junction with East Chevin Lane and Gay Lane.

The pensioner suffered serious injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary.

Police are appealing for witnesses.


Two men arrested after 'air gun' shooting in Halifax

Two men have been arrested after four people were shot with an 'air gun'.

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Police said shots were fired from what was believed to be an air weapon in the Spring Hall Lane area of Halifax at 3.45pm yesterday (24 February).

Four people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police patrols have been stepped up in the area.

Man charged with attempted murder of two women in Huddersfield

A 41-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after two women were stabbed in Huddersfield.

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The women, aged 25 and 42, were injured in an incident at Greenlea Court in the early hours of Thursday and are still in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Mark Minott of Greenlea Court, Huddersfield appeared at Bradford Magistrates Court this morning and was remanded into custody.

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