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CCTV released over Tingley attack

Police investigating an incident of criminal damage at a house in Tingley, West Yorkshire have released CCTV images of two males they want to identify.

Credit: West Yorkshire Police

At about 8.20pm on Monday, November 2, two windows were smashed at a property in Kitson Street, Tingley, when rocks were thrown at them.

Checks on CCTV in the area showed these two males walking down the street a few minutes before the attack and I would like to identify them and speak to them. While the images are of fairly low quality I think they will be identifiable to anyone who knows them. If they recognise themselves and were not involved in the incident, I would like to hear from them so I can eliminate.

– Detective Constable Phillip Joyce

Biffa company statement following motorcyclist death

Waste management firm Biffa have released a statement after a motorcyclist died in a crash with one of their vehicles this morning.

"An incident took place on the A650, Tingley Common in Leeds on Tuesday 1st September 2015, which resulted in a collision between a Biffa vehicle and a motorcyclist and sadly led to the death of the driver of the motorcycle.

The emergency services attended the scene and we are helping the police with their enquiries. Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family of the motorcyclist.

Biffa takes health and safety very seriously and is conducting its own internal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.”

– Paul Gough, Biffa Group Head of Safety, Health and Quality

Motorcyclist killed in Tingley bin lorry crash

Police in Leeds are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was killed in a crash involving a bin lorry on the A650, at Tingley this morning (01/09).

The incident occurred around 6.20am on Tingley Common, where a white and red Yamaha YZF motorcycle collided with a red Dennis refuse wagon near to Capitol Boulevard.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 44-year-old man was treated for his injuries, but died at the scene.


Police believe man died after falling ill at wheel

Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash in Tingley last night.

At about 8.20pm a Renault HGV left the carriageway and collided with a lamppost on the A653 Dewsbury Road, 60 metres south of the junction with the A650 Bradford Road.

Emergency services attended the scene and the driver of the vehicle, a 52-year-old man from Bradford, was pronounced dead. It is thought he may have been taken ill at the wheel.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact police.

Man in court over Tingley blaze

Firefighters at house in Tingley Credit: ITV Yorkshire

A man is due to appear in court today charged with arson following a fire at a house in Tingley.

Richard Dickenson, 45, of The Crescent, Tingley, is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court today charged with arson with intent to endanger life in relation to a fire at his home in The Crescent on Wednesday, May 28.

Arrested man "lucky to escape with life"

A man's being questioned by police after an explosion destroyed a bungalow in Tingley near Leeds today.

Neighbours saw the 46-year-old being led out of the burning building by firemen.

They say he was lucky to escape with his life. Police say he's been arrested on suspicion of arson and their inquiries into what happened are continuing. Chris Kiddey has more:

Man arrested over bungalow explosion

Police have arrested a 46-year-old man in connection with an explosion at a bungalow in Leeds.

Emergency services at the house in Tingley

Emergency services were called shortly after 9.30 this morning to an address on The Crescent, Tingley.

A 46-year-old man was hospitalised suffering from non-life threatening burns and smoke inhalation.

Detective Inspector Sean Duggan of Leeds CID, said:

"This incident is being treated as arson and an investigation has been launched by West Yorkshire Police."

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