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Pupil escapes primary school

Pupil escapes primary school

A pupil escaped after squeezing under a locked school gate but the head teacher says security is in place to prevent it happening again.

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Man airlifted to hospital in 'serious' condition

Man airlifted to hospital in 'serious' condition

A man has been airlifted to hospital in a 'serious' condition after being found injured in the street.

Shop taped off by police

Shop taped off by police

A shop has been cordoned off by emergency services.

'Ray of hope' for boarded up hall

'Ray of hope' for boarded up hall

Hopes of a community hall reopening after it was closed due to "drug-taking and extensive vandalism" have taken a step forward.

Burglars smash into home in daylight raid

Burglars smash into home in daylight raid

Brazen burglars smashed their way into a house before making off with valuable jewels, watches and electrical items.

Pub to close following 'trolling campaign'

Pub to close following 'trolling campaign'

The upcoming closure of a popular pub has been put down to a "trolling campaign by the friends of a former employee" by its operator.

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Tories select leader - but who will run the council?

Tories select leader - but who will run the council?

The leader's first job will be to secure an agreement with other parties after election results leave them vulnerable to a Labour-led coalition.

Asbestos exposure caused engineer's death

Asbestos exposure caused engineer's death

An engineer who would often be "showered with clouds of asbestos dust" died after his health deteriorated rapidly following a cancer diagnosis.

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Arrests after animal centre break-in

Arrests after animal centre break-in

Two men have been arrested after a spate of break-ins, including a burglary at the gift shop of a tourist attraction.

Missing tot back with mum

Missing tot back with mum

A toddler seen wandering the streets alone has been reunited with his mother after police were called.

Man in 30s confirmed dead

Man in 30s confirmed dead

A man in his 30s has been found dead in his home.

Woman stuck in lift for 'two days'

Woman stuck in lift for 'two days'

An investigation has been launched after a cleaner became stuck in a lift at her workplace.

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Businesses targeted in overnight burglary spree

Businesses targeted in overnight burglary spree

Safes have been swiped after eleven businesses were broken into in an overnight burglary spate.

Reason behind tremors felt across towns

Reason behind tremors felt across towns

Loud bangs and tremors have been experienced by people living in several towns - and here's the reason behind it.

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Help for parents who lose newborns

Help for parents who lose newborns

A mum has raised £1,800 to buy a piece of equipment that gives parents extra time with their babies who died after childbirth.

Police called to reunite missing toddler

Police called to reunite missing toddler

Officers are trying to reunite a toddler found in the streets with his family.

Out of control bonfire spreads to home

Out of control bonfire spreads to home

Fire crews have issued a safety warning after a bonfire sparked a fire in the first floor of a house.

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Pair charged after firearm seized

Pair charged after firearm seized

Two men have been charged with conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm after a firearm was reportedly seized from a vehicle.

'He had a bright future in front of him'

'He had a bright future in front of him'

A 26-year-old man found dead in a shelter near his home has been described as a "great guy with a big heart" by friends.

Airport plan investors could be unveiled

Airport plan investors could be unveiled

The financial backers of plans to reopen an airport could be revealed after planning chiefs rejected a request to withhold their details.

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