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Masked men captured on video robbing jewellery store

The moments when masked men robbed a jewellery store in West Yorkshire have been caught on camera.

Video courtesy of Dale Eddison

Four masked men dressed in blue overalls drove onto the pavement and smashed the window at Lister Horsfall, Brook Street in Ilkley at about 1.40pm on Thursday, making off with several watches.

The robbers sped off in a silver Honda Civic car, down Brook Street and Railway Road, narrowly missing pedestrians.

The getaway car was abandoned and set alight on Hampshire Close, Ilkley.

Getaway car set alight after robbery

Police and fire crews in Ilkley have been battling a car fire after a group of armed robbers set their get away car alight.

Four masked men dressed in blue overalls drove onto the pavement and smashed the window at Lister Horsfall, Brook Street at about 1.40pm.

The robbers sped off in a silver Honda Civic car, down Brook Street and Railway Road, narrowly missing pedestrians.

The getaway car was abandoned and set alight on Hampshire Close, Ilkley.

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Elderly woman dies on bus

An elderly woman in Ilkley has died after being thrown from her seat when the bus she was on braked to let a car pull out.

Police say the single-decker bus was travelling along Beverley Road yesterday lunchtime when a Renault Megane pulled out of a residential driveway.

The bus then braked and the 90-year-old passenger was thrown forward, colliding with the inside front of the bus.

She was left with head injuries and was taken to hospital but died a short time later.

Any witnesses to the incident are being urged to come forward.

Teen takes part in international paraclimbing competition

A teenager from West Yorkshire is taking part in his first paraclimbing international competition in London.

Pete Roberts, 15, from Ilkley, was selected for the British Paraclimbing Team in May.

He has mild asperger's syndrome and started climbing at Harrogate climbing centre as part of a school activity two years ago. His talent was spotted at a national competition in may and he has trained with the team all summer. He's the youngest member of the nine-person squad.

Video: Child prodigy gets place at top music school

This video shows Alexandra Keeley from Ilkley playing a complex Mozart piece in D minor. The 9-year-old has won a place at the world famous Yehudi Menuhin School in Surrey.

It is one of the best music schools in the world with fewer than than 70 pupils. Alexandra is taught by her mum who was a professional violinist but the whole family is going to uproot to near the school to help Alexandra fulfil her dream.

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