Police are investigating two instances of a man allegedly approaching a schoolboy in Birstall.
Yesterday a 10-year-old boy was approached by an unknown man who said he knew him. It happened at around 8:10am in Field Head Lane. The boy was not physically harmed, but he told a teacher about it when he arrived at school.
The same man is alleged to have approached the man after school on Tuesday 2 December and blocked his path. Again, the boy was not harmed but was concerned by the man's behaviour.
The man is described as being of skinny build and having a blue/green dragon tattoo on his left hand.
The Dogs Trust Advice and Adoption centre at Birstall is hosting a doggy awareness week to teach people about all aspects of dog ownership from nutrition to grooming. The adoption centre has been open for the past 18 months in the Pets at Home store and 33 dogs have been rehomed from the office.
Dogs that have been rehomed through the store are being invited back to take part in a celebratory picnic at the end of the awareness week.
Customers at cafe in West Yorkshire had a lucky escape this morning after a car ploughed through the shop's front window.
The gas mains were damaged and nearby buildings and flats had to be evacuated, while engineers worked to seal off the leak. The driver was not seriously injured but taken to hospital for checks. No-one else was injured. David Krolka runs the cafe.
A elderly woman is being treated for her injuries after being hit by a passing car in Birstall.
The 84-year-old was walking along Market Place when she fell to the floor. Her face, arm and shoulder were injured. She believes she was hit by a car causing her to fall into the road.
Officers want to speak to anyone who may have seen what happened.
The funeral is being held today of a woman killed on the M62 after being hit by a car travelling the wrong way.
20-year-old Rebecca Caine from Birstall, West Yorkshire died after the head on collision near Rochdale on Sunday 16th September.
A 31-year-old Zimbabwean man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, fraud by false representation, driving without insurance and driving other than in accordance with a driving licence.
Rebecca, known to friends as Becky, was in the final year of a business degree at university in Leeds and was an aspiring model.
The funeral is being held at St Paul's Church in Birstall.
A man has been treated for injuries after an explosion at a pet food factory in Birstall, West Yorkshire.
There has been an explosion at a pet food factory in West Yorkshire.
It happened this morning at the Mars Pet Food factory in Birstall inside a boiler house.
The fire service and paramedics are on scene. A man has been injured and is being treated at the site.