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Calendar Weather - Sunday

BEV SHINER, Rossington

Starting dry with a few bright spells but clouding over with rain arriving by late morning.

This then spreads to all areas in the afternoon. Cool with winds strengthening from the southeast.

Initial highs to 16°C in any brighter breaks but very disappointing once the rain arrives.

Parents face 'impossible school run' after application error

A timely warning to parents from a family who have been told they cannot send their four year old son to the primary which his brothers attend - even though the family live next door to the school.

Claire and Stuart Fletcher from West Yorkshire mistakenly applied three days late for a school place - but it means the boys will be split up and their parents who both work, face what they have described as a near impossible school run. Jon Hill reports.

Police confirm body found is missing Cleckheaton woman

West Yorkshire police have cofirmed that the body found yesterday afternoon at Mann Dam is that of missing Cleckheaton woman Tracey Bamford.

Officers were called to land near Mann Dam bridge at about 3.09pm on Friday July 24, after a member of the public found the body of an adult woman.

A full post mortem is due to take place but police have said at this stage there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.

Our thoughts are with the family at this difficult time."

– Det Inspector Mark Truelove, Kirkless CID

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Duchess of York backs be a hero campaign

Transplant patients at Leeds Children's Hospital welcomed a special visitor today - the Duchess of York.

Sarah Ferguson is the new patron of the hospital's Be A Hero campaign, which aims to get more people to sign up to become organ donors in the event of their death.

She met youngsters who are having treatment, including those who owe their lives to deceased donors.

Sally Simpson reports:

Body found in search for missing Cleckheaton woman

Police searching for missing Tracey Bamford have been in the Mann Dam bridge area of Cleckheaton this afternoon following the discovery of a woman's body.

Officers were called to land near Mann Dam bridge at about 3.09pm after a member of the public found the body of an adult woman.

A full post mortem will take place but at this stage there are not thought to be any suspicious circumstances.

Ms Bamford's family have been made aware of the development.

– Detective Inspector Mark Truelove - Kirklees CID
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