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Otley in UK first for protecting local pubs

The town of Otley has made history by becoming the first place in the country to get a successful mass listing of its pubs.

Otley in UK first for protecting local pubs Credit: Johnny Green/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Residents must now be consulted before any of the 19 pubs can be converted into supermarkets or office space. Previously changes could be made without planning permission.

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Police step up campaign in hunt for Beeston sex attacker

Police in Leeds are stepping up their campaign to find the suspect behind a sex attack and attempted murder in the Beeston area of the city.

CCTV images of man they would like to trace in connection with sex attack Credit: West Yorkshire Police

They are handing out leaflets and displaying cctv footage of the man they want following the attack at the beginning of March. Detectives hunting the man say he targetted three other women on the night of the attack.

Read: Police take DNA swabs in hunt for Beeston sex attacker

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