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  1. Actor Peter Sallis who played Clegg in Last of the Summer Wine has died
  2. Bradford peace vigil for London terror attack victims
  3. Yorkshire police response to terror attack
  4. Inquest into schoolboy death adjourned
  5. Teenager recovering after being stabbed in Sheffield park
  6. Man found dead in Huddersfield town centre
  7. Crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Sheffield bookies
  8. Life-saving kits for Leeds drug users
  9. Sports village opens in Scarborough
  10. Updates on Monday 5 June 2017

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Those are all the updates from Monday 5 June.

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Neil Taggart

Former Leeds Lord Mayor Neil Taggart pleads guilty to making and distributing indecent images of children.

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Wayne Madsen

Derbyshire draw with Nottinghamshire as rain denies them a chance of a first Championship win for two years.

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Severe accident: M62 West Yorkshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 West Yorkshire westbound severe accident, between J25 for A644 and J24 for A629.

M62 West Yorkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M62 westbound between J25, A644 (Brighouse) and J24, A629 (Ainley Top), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Danny Orr

Castleford give new deals to coaches Danny Orr, Ryan Sheridan and Ben Cooper to keep them at the club until the end of 2020.

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Our top five stories from today

Well that's all from us for today, we'll be back tomorrow from 06:30 with all the latest news, sport, weather and travel for Yorkshire.

Updates on breaking news will continue throughout the night, but before we go, let's look back at some of our top stories from today:

  1. Bradford peace vigil for London terror attack victims
  2. 'If I die I love you' - text from daughter caught up in London terror
  3. 'We always see a backlash': Sheffield mosque on London terror attack
  4. Last of the Summer Wine actor Peter Sallis dies
  5. What do Yorkshire Puffins eat?

See you tomorrow.

Woman and girl sexually assaulted in Norton

A teenage girl has been sexually assaulted in Norton near Malton and police have released a CCTV image of a man they'd like to speak to.

North Yorkshire Police

The 17-year-old girl was touched inappropriately by a man as she walked towards a taxi rank on Commercial Street late last Monday.

He also inappropriately touched a 19-year-old woman who was walking with the girl.

The girl and the woman continued walking towards the taxi rank and saw the man enter the Star Pizza takeaway.

Tribute to Summer Wine actor Peter Sallis who has died

Peter Sallis has died at the age of 96, his agent has announced.

Peter Sallis

Mr Sallis played Norman "Cleggy" Clegg in Last of the Summer Wine from its first episode in 1973 until the series concluded in 2010 and was the voice of Wallace in Wallace and Gromit.

His role as the flat-capped philosopher made him the longest-serving cast member of the much-loved series.

His agent confirmed he died peacefully with his family by his side.

Sad to hear about Peter Sallis. Fabulous actor loved by the nation... Somehow ageless, a lovely man."

Vicki MichelleActress

Leeds has highest rise in new voters

An area of Leeds has seen the biggest increase in people registering to vote the country.

Ballot box

The size of Leeds North West's electorate has jumped by 16% according to the Press Association.

Nationally more than a million voters have been added to the electoral roll ahead the general election, a total of 46.9 million people are eligible to vote on polling day

Leeds North West encompasses Headingley which is an area that a lot of students live in, many have been encouraged to register for this election.

Caravans seized for going up Sutton Bank

Two caravans have been seized by North Yorkshire Police after they were driven up Sutton Bank.

Sutton bank

Caravans are banned from the route, because of the steep gradient and hairpin bend - and an alternative route is clearly signposted.

Officers who stopped the motorists found that neither driver had the correct licence to tow caravans in the first place.

BreakingLast of Summer Wine actor Peter Sallis dies aged 96

Last of the Summer Wine actor Peter Sallis, who was also famous as the voice of Wallace in Wallace and Gromit, has died peacefully with his family by his side, his agents have announced.

He was 96.

Peter Sallis

Have you seen Christopher Mulligan?

Police are continuing to appeal for information to help trace missing Christopher Mulligan. He's been missing for almost two weeks.

West Yorkshire Police

Officers believe the 26-year-old may have been in the Hebden Bridge area on Thursday, 25 May, the day he was reported missing from home. 

He was last seen wearing black trainers, grey tracksuit bottoms and a grey hoody with red lettering across the chest.  

Det Insp Craig Lord, of Calderdale CID, said: "We know Christopher has previously travelled to Rochdale and Burnley, and believe he has links there." 

Bradford district's worst-hit areas for vehicle break-ins revealed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

More vehicle break-ins have occurred in the last five years in Bradford East than anywhere else in the district, the Telegraph & Argus can reveal today.

Car crime
Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Traffic update: Delays across West Yorkshire

BBC News Travel

Looks like it's going to be a slow grind home tonight, often you get a picture from what the bus companies are saying.

It doesn't look pretty across West Yorkshire tonight:

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Travel update: Delays on the rails

BBC News Travel

Rush hour train services look like they'll be facing delays this afternoon after a tree has fallen on the line in Mytholmroyd.

Train delays

The advice is that if your train is running through the station, you're going to be delayed or have a cancelled train journey.

National Rail say that they expect problems until 17:15 and that trains between Manchester Victoria, Rochdale and Leeds will be affected.

Betting shops join forces to crackdown on anti-social behaviour

Unruly customers in bookmakers' shops are set to be banned from all betting shops in Sheffield in a new crackdown.

Fitzalan Square

Police say that from today they've launched "Bet Watch" to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour in the city centre, particularly Fitzalan Square.

South Yorkshire Police has joined up with several bookmaker chains; Betfred, Ladbrokes Coral and William Hill, who say that they've seen "significant issues with nuisance and disorder."

The force says that if one bookmaker reports a problem with a person, their details will be shared with other betting firms around the area.

Many of these individuals have been barred from one betting company but continue to go into another causing antisocial behaviour and nuisance."

Ben DaviesWilliam Hill

Watch: What do Yorkshire Puffins eat?

Visitors to Bempton Cliffs on the Yorkshire coast are being asked to help with a unique conservation project.

The RSPB wants people to submit photos of Puffins for scientific research.

It's to help discover what Puffins are eating and how much.

Here's BBC Look North's Paul Murphy to explain a bit more:

The RSPB wants people to send photos of puffins at Bempton Cliffs for scientific research.

SPORT: Owls announce pre-season schedule

Jonathan Buchan

BBC Radio Sheffield Sport

Sheffield Wednesday will head to Portugal for a six-day training camp next month.

However, they are yet to name their opponents for the trip to Europe which starts on 17 July.

Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, between J27 for M621 and J28 for A650.

M62 West Yorkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M62 eastbound between J27, M621 (Gildersome) and J28, A650 (Tingley), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Traffic update: Problems on M62

BBC News Travel

Something to look out for if you're westbound on the M62:

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Road closures ahead of Leeds triathlon

Here's a bit of advanced warning for you, this weekend the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon is taking place in Leeds.


Some of the world's top triathletes and thousands of spectators are expected to come to the city for the Leeds stage of the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series.

There will be some road closures around Roundhay Park on Saturday between 05:00 and 14:00.

On Sunday, road closures and changes to public transport will be in effect in Leeds city centre as well as Roundhay, Oakwood, Harehills, Moortown, Meanwood, Headingley and Burley.

Charity urges crackdown on pop-up brothels

A campaign has been launched to urge people to give information on "pop-up brothels" in Yorkshire.

Getty Images

Crimestoppers says it's launching the appeal as it triesto put a stop to women being used as sex slaves. They say that some suffer "abuse in the most inhumane conditions".

According to the charity the brothels are often privately rented flats or houses which may only be used as a brothel for a short time.

They say that even budget hotels or holiday properties can be used. They add that the women could be from Eastern European countries, Thai and Nigerian.

People who run these brothels within our communities think they can get away with it, and have no limits as to what they will do to their victims."

Gemma WilsonCrimestoppers

South Yorkshire police boss 'satisfied' with terror police numbers

Claire Renwick

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

The South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner says he's "satisfied' that an adequate number" of officers are in place to handle a terrorist incident in the county.

Dr Alan Billings also said there needed to be an "intelligent conversation" with the public about where police should be placed.

Dr Alan Billings

He added that it wasn't just about having officers on the street, but that unseen intelligence-gathering staff played a vital part in preventing an attack like the one in London on Saturday.

Seven people were killed when three men drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and launched a knife attack in Borough Market.

Huntsman to face trial over lewd hunt protest video

A councillor who is accused of making lewd comments to a hunt protestor has appeared in court.

Former Breckland councillor Charles Carter pleaded not guilty at Scarborough Magistrates' Court to charges of hunting a wild animal with dogs and of using threatening, abusive, insulting words and behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress.

A confrontation took place at Duggleby in North Yorkshire in January when he was riding with the Middleton Hunt, which is based near Malton and which covers a large area of North and East Yorkshire.

Following the incident, Mr Carter was suspended by the council, who later accepted his resignation.

Charles Carter will go on trial at York Magistrates' Court on 9 October.

Man left with serious head injury after punch

A man has been left with a serious head injury after being punched at a pub in Cleckheaton.

Commercial hotel

Police have only just released details of the attack, which happened on 8 April at the Commercial Hotel, on Bradford Road . 

The man was punched on the chin by another man and knocked unconscious onto the floor. The man who punched him then ran off.

He suffered a serious head injury and was taken to Pinderfields Hospital for urgent medical treatment. Police say they're looking for a man in his mid 20s with short dark hair which is slightly curly.

Police 'disgusted' over condition of dogs

Police officers say they're "disgusted" with what they found when they were called to a house where there were "concerns" for a dog.

West Yorkshire Police

Officers say they were called to help RSPCA officers who needed to get inside a house in Wakefield.

They took two dogs away from the house "due to their poor health".

According to West Yorkshire Police, the owner is being interviewed under neglect offences.

Leeds civic building to be lit in red, white and blue

Leeds' civic buildings across the city are flying their flags at half-mast today and will be lit up in red, white and blue tonight as a mark of respect for the victims of the London terror attack at the weekend.

Leeds Civic Hall
Leeds City Council

Three attackers killed seven people and injured 48 on Saturday night.

Prime Minister Theresa May said victims included a "number of nationalities", saying it was "an attack on the free world".

Eleven people are being held after police raids in Barking on Sunday. One of the properties is believed to be the home of one of the attackers.

I am deeply saddened to be talking about such appalling acts less than a fortnight after the atrocity at Manchester Arena."

Cllr Judith BlakeLeeds City Council

Listen: 'It's like a school pool': Scarborough sports village pool

Scarborough's long-awaited £14m sports village has opened.

The new home of the town's football club also has a 25-metre swimming pool.

But Sam Greetham, chairman and coach of Scarborough Swimming Club, says he can't see the swimming facilities bringing tourists in:

CCTV released of Rotherham armed robbers

Claire Renwick

BBC Local Live, Sheffield

Police investigating an armed robbery at a shop in Rotherham hope more witnesses will come forward following the release of these CCTV images.

CCTV of Rotherham robbery

It happened at around 20:00 on Saturday 27 May, when three men carrying crowbars and a sledgehammer went into Heron Foods on Doncaster Road in East Dene.

They threatened staff and stole a large amount of cash and food stamps, before driving off in a dark grey Audi A7.

CCTV of Rotherham robbery

No one was hurt, but employees were left frightened and distressed.

Damage was also caused to the shop.

Inquest into schoolboy death ajourned

An inquest into the death of an 11-year-old boy from Bradford who was found hanged has been adjourned this morning after new evidence emerged.

Asad Khan

Asad Khan was discovered by his mother on 28 September last year.

New evidence seen by the family's solicitor suggests that children at Asad's school had been playing a choking game in the weeks before his death.

The inquest will now be heard next month.

Listen: 'If I die I love you' - Text from daughter caught up in London terror

A man from North Yorkshire says his daughter, who was at the scene of the London terror attack, texted him to say a final goodbye.

Paul Harrison, who lives in Filey, didn't know Jenny was in London and first read the message in the early hours of Sunday morning:

Paul says Jenny managed to get to safety thanks to the help of the police and her boyfriend.

Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, between J27 for M621 and J28 for A650.

M62 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M62 eastbound between J27, M621 (Gildersome) and J28, A650 (Tingley), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M1 West Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, at J40 for A638 Ossett.

M1 West Yorkshire - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M1 northbound at J40, A638 (Ossett), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Two seriously injured after motorway crash

Two people are still in hospital with serious injuries after a crash on the M1 in Yorkshire at the weekend.


It happened on Saturday lunchtime on the northbound carriageway between junctions 45 and 46. 

The crash involved a Vauxhall Zafira, whose passenger and driver were both badly injured, and a Vauxhall Vivaro.

The driver of the Vivaro stopped at the scene. Police say they want witnesses to the crash to come forward.

Doncaster's Vulcan bomber roars back in to action

Yorkshire Post

Doncaster's iconic Vulcan bomber has roared back into life.

Yorkshire Post

Severe accident: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe accident, between J36 for A61 Birdwell and J35A for A616 affecting J37 for A628 Barnsley.

M1 South Yorkshire - Very slow traffic on M1 southbound between J36, A61 (Birdwell) and J35a, A616 (Stocksbridge), because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to J37, A628 (Barnsley).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Pontefract woman's death 'non-suspicious'

The death of a woman in her 80s in Pontefract last week is now being treated as "non-suspicious" by police.

Park Lane house

On Thursday officers confirmed that they had arrested a 54-year-old man on suspicion of murder after the discovery of a woman's body in a house on Park Lane.

He was later released.

Severe disruption: A1(M) South Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

A1(M) South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J35 for M18 and J34 for A614 Bawtry Road.

A1(M) South Yorkshire - A1(M) partially blocked and slow traffic southbound between J35 M18 and J34 A614 Bawtry Road, because of a broken down lorry and debris on the road.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time