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Mother of biker who died in Isle of Man reunited with 'Lewis' bike

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A mother whose son died in an horrific crash on the Isle of Man has been reunited with a bike which has spent the past year saving lives - all in his name.

Lewis Clark, from Pontefract, was just 22 when he died. He had ambitions to became part of the White Knights charity in Yorkshire, which delivers urgent blood samples out-of-hours.

His mother Beverley began fundraising for them and they ended up with a special 'Lewis' bike.


Teen seriously injured in collision with car

A 16-year-old boy is in hospital after being hit by a car in Wakefield.

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It happened at around 17.35pm on Friday August 4, on A61 Marsh Way.

The teenager was crossing the road when he was involved in a collision with a white Suzuki Ignis.

He suffered serious injuries and was taken to Pinderfields Hospital before being transferred to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment.

Facebook Live: Dr Kate Granger's legacy - one year on

This weekend marks one year since Dr Kate Granger, the inspirational campaigner from Yorkshire, died from a rare form of cancer aged just 34.

She founded the 'Hello My Name Is' campaign and raised thousands of pounds documenting her battle against the disease.

Click below to watch a very special Facebook Live with Kate's Husband Chris - who reflects on Kate's legacy.

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Appeal after 7-year-old injured in hit and run

Police appeal for information

Police are appealing for information after a seven-year-old boy was injured in a fail to stop collision in Wakefield.

The boy was hit while he was playing by a white panel van on Halton Road, at Eastmoor, at around 10am on July 9th.

The youngster suffered a serious leg injury as a result of the collision and needed medical treatment.

The van had been travelling along Halton Road from the direction of Harewood Road and left heading towards Windhill Road.


Wakefield man charged under Explosives Act

A man from Wakefield has been charged under the Explosives Act.

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41-year-old Vladimir Madle, Westgate End, Wakefield has been charged with two offences under the Explosives Act.

This comes after police cordoned off part the city on Sunday evening.

Madle is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates court tomorrow, the charges do not relate to terrorism.

Bomb squad returns to Wakefield centre after chemicals found

An army bomb disposal unit has returned to a flat near Wakefield city centre after unknown chemicals were found during a police search last night.

Bomb disposal experts back in Wakefield after chemicals found Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Forensics officers are also at the property in Westgate End while some of the streets surrounding it are still closed to pedestrians.

It comes after a 41-year-old man with links to the flat was arrested in Leeds.

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