Barnsley man ‘sick of spice heads’ jailed for murder

Ricky Ramsden, 27, said he was “sick of seeing spice heads” befor stamping Dawid Szubert to death. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

Man charged over 1994 Wibsey pensioner murder

Amy Shepherd, 86, was found dead at her home in Wibsey, Bradford, in August 1994. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Extra police for Holbeck’s managed red light zone

Four new police officers have started working in the Holbeck “managed approach” area to help improve safety. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Roy Wood: Former Wizzard star’s instruments stolen

The Roy Wood Rock ‘n’ Roll Band had guitars and amps taken from a warehouse, forcing a show cancellation. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Badminton World Tour Finals: England’s Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith out at group stage

England’s Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith are out of the BWF World Tour Finals after losing their opening two group games in Guangzhou, China. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Harry Bosomworth: Leeds hospital walking stick attack ‘probably preventable’

An attack on two Leeds hospital patients by a third man was “probably preventable”, a report says. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Wakefield Council retains control of children’s services

Children’s services in Wakefield were at risk of a takeover after Ofsted found widespread failings. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Is this 98-year-old Christmas tree Britain’s oldest?

It was bombed in the Blitz and has been passed down through three generations – but the current owner says it’s “underwhelming”. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

Barnsley man jailed for sex with inmate

A judge said Iain Cocks’ behaviour was a “persistent and grave breach of trust”. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

Would-be thief targets vehicle in Harrogate police car park

A journalist who left his car in the car park said he returned to find a man inside the vehicle. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds