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Police appeal for missing Halifax woman

Police in West Yorkshire are concerned for the safety of a 28-year-old woman who hasn't been seen since last week.

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Jameilla Thomas from Halifax was last seen around midday on Thursday (30/07) near Skircoat Green Road, and is known to have links to the Hebden Bridge area.

She is described as white, of medium build and pale complexion, with shoulder length dark brown hair and a noise piercing. Jameilla was last seen wearing brown healed wedge shoes, a white floaty dress with turquoise detailing (possibly flowers or butterflies) and a black cardigan with a white pattern.


Wind farm projects scrapped after developers withdraw plans

Two wind farm projects in our region have been scrapped, after developers have withdrawn their planning applications.

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The company behind the the Croft Wind Turbine project say they no longer want to go ahead due to recent government announcements.

A similar proposal to build the High Wood wind farm near Driffield has also been withdrawn. The news comes after the company behind the Nocton Fen project said last week that it no longer wants to go ahead.

Simon Grix joins Wildcats on loan

Wakefield Wildcats have confirmed Simon Grix will be joining the club on loan from Warrington Wolves.

Simon Grix Credit: Mike Egerton/EMPICS Sport

The loose forward will join the club with immediate effect ahead of the Super 8s campaign.

Grix, has yet to play this season as he continues his recovery having suffered a frature to his leg during a game against St Helens at the end of the 2014 campaign.

New homeshare scheme unites young and old

Thousands of older people are living alone and facing the bleak choice of moving to sheltered accommodation or struggling to get by on their own.

A new scheme called Homeshare is being tested out which unites them with a young person who can't afford their own place.

Student nurse Anthony Johnson, who is 22, from Leeds is one of the first young people to take part. David Wood has been to meet him and his 93 year old housemate Tom Clibbin.


Pressure group calls for action to save rural banks

A pressure group is calling for more to be done to prevent the closure of rural banks. The most recent figures show that banks are closing across the country at a rate of three a week - as more and more of us use the Internet to manage our finances.

The Campaign for Community Banking say with every branch closure - local businesses suffer, and people face longer journeys to pay in money. From East Yorkshire, Matt Price sent this report.

Former Rotherham Mayor on trial for indecent assault

A former Mayor of Rotherham has gone on trial accused of indecently assaulting a 13-year-old.

Former Rotherham Mayor Barry Dodson Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Sheffield Crown Court heard Barry Dodson, assaulted the girl back in 1987.

He was working as a wedding videographer and took her to Boston Castle, near Canklow, to assess it for a video where it is claimed he assaulted her.

Dodson denies the charge and the trial continues.

Police appeal for witnesses to bridge fall death

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a 41-year-old cyclist died after falling from Dibble's Bridge.

The accident happened when the pedal cycle was heading towards Grassington on the B6265, from the direction of Pateley Bridge and collided with the bridge throwing the rider into the stream below.

The rider died from his injuries.

The accident happened on Sunday August 2, at 8.30am.

Police appeal to find missing Immingham teen

Police are appealing for help to find a teenager who has been missing from home for three weeks.

Oliver Samuels

Oliver Samuels who is 16-years-old, was last seen 21 days ago in the Immingham area at around 1pm on Sunday July 12 and was reported missing that day.

Officers are concerned for Oliver's safety due to his age and the length of time he has been missing.

He is described as white, with a fair complexion, 5ft 6ins tall, medium build with cropped mousey hair. He wears glasses and was last seen wearing a red t-shirt, black tracksuit bottom with stripes and white trainers.

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