South Yorkshire Police to introduce ‘spit hoods’ from January

Officers will be trained to use spit guards in custody suites and in transit. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

Leeds Hilton Hotel hit as Ford Focus crashes through doors

The driver is arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and taken to hospital with minor injuries. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Ben Needham: Blood found on items in hunt for toddler

Police say the findings “corroborate” the theory Ben died in an incident involving heavy machinery. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

T20 Blast: Whiteley’s six sixes in an over in vain after Willey ton, plus round-up

Ross Whiteley hits six sixes in an over but Worcestershire lose to Yorkshire, plus Sunday’s T20 Blast round-up. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

Tyler Randell: Wakefield Trinity sign Newcastle Knights hooker for 2018

Wakefield Trinity have signed hooker Tyler Randell from NRL side Newcastle Knights from the start of the 2018 season. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Skegness ad ‘slur’ woman won over by ‘best of British’ resort

Gina Parkin now describes the seaside resort as “the best of British”. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Changes to rail electrification plans a ‘slap in face’

The link between Liverpool and Newcastle may not now be fully electrified despite previous government promises. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Fighter ace

James Lacey is thought to have downed at least 28 enemy planes during World War Two. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

James ‘Ginger’ Lacey: Battle of Britain ace given blue plaque

James Lacey is thought to have downed 28 enemy planes in total during WW2. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Leeds army surplus store home to early British robot

Tinker the Robot was built in the 1960s and could carry out household tasks. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds