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All clear given after Keighley bomb scare

A number of homes were evacuated in Braithwaite, Keighley after what is thought to be a Second World War shell was found in a garden.

Bomb scare in Keighley
Bomb scare in Keighley

Police forwarded pictures of the shell to army bomb experts at Catterick who decided it was not dangerous.

The road has now reopened and residents allowed to return to their homes.

The bomb disposal team are expected to collect the bomb later.


Friends and family gather to say goodbye to fallen soldier

Corporal Jake Hartley
Corporal Jake Hartley who died in Aghanistan bomb blast Credit: MOD

Friends and family are gathering at Christ Church in New Mill in Huddersfield to say their final goodbyes to Corporal Jake Hartley who died in a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan. He was one of six soldiers from the 3rd battalion the Yorkshire Regiment to die in the explosion.


Suspected Bomb

Bomb disposal teams are at a hotel in North Yorkshire after reports that workmen have uncovered an explosive device.

North Yorkshire Police have put a 200m cordon around the Talbot Hotel in Yorkersgate, Malton after they were called out at 4.25pm this afternoon.

Public are advised to avoid the area.


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