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Fears for man missing after swimming in Horbury lagoon

The man went missing after swimming in Horbury Lagoon Credit: Google

A 32-year-old man is missing after going swimming at a popular beauty spot near Wakefield.

Emergency services were called at about 7.45pm yesterday to Horbury Lagoon following reports of a man in trouble.

Police, firefighters and paramedics attended the scene at Forge Lane.

They failed to locate him and searches will continue through Sunday.


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

  • Video report by Helen Steel

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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