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Bus and car in collision in Bradford

A bus and car have been involved in a collision in the Allerton area of Bradford.

West Yorkshire police traffic officers posted the picture of the crash on social media.

No one was injured despite the front of the bus and back of the car being severely damaged.

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Result: Lab HOLD Bradford

Labour has increased its majority in Bradford after another strong showing in yesterday's local elections.

A third of the council, 30 seats in total, were being contested.

Labour gained four seats. The Conservatives also picked up one, with the Liberal Democrats finishing outside the top three in many areas.

Former leader of the council, Ian Greenwood, who lost his seat and the leadership in 2012 became a councillor in Bolton and Undercliffe overnight.

This is the new composition of the council:

  • Labour - 52
  • Conservative - 22
  • Liberal Democrat - 8
  • Independent - 3
  • Green Party - 2
  • The Independents - 2
  • Queensbury Independents - 1


Warning to drivers after Bradford ambulance crash

The ambulance was involved in a collision with an Audi car Credit: Twitter/@WYP_1965

Police in Bradford have issued an appeal to drivers after they attended a crash involving an ambulance.

A road traffic officer posted a picture on Twitter of the damaged emergency vehicle and an Audi following the incident, along with the message: "Please be careful when pulling out on emergency vehicles with blue lights and sirens! Look, look and look again."

It is not known if anyone was injured in the incident.

Bradford woman pleads guilty to manslaughter of 18-month-old son

Credit: Press Association

A 23-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her 18-month-old son who plunged to his death from a block of flats in Bradford.

Gemma Procter denied the murder of Elliot Procter but her plea of manslaughter of the grounds of diminished responsibility was accepted by the prosecution at Bradford Crown Court today.

Elliot died after plunging from the sixth floor of Newcastle House at Barkerend last October.

Gemma Procter will be sentenced on June 15th

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