Tag: West Yorkshire Police

Crackdown on violent crime welcome in Hunslet & Riverside

Knife crime has risen nationally in the past 10 years, but following the introduction of the West Yorkshire Police initiative, Operation Jemlock in April 2019, the region continues to buck the trend. Speaking in response to the most recent data released on the operation, the Chair of the West Yorkshire

Have-a-go heroics from Beeston shopkeeper

An elderly shopkeeper in Beeston Hill is being hailed as a hero, after successfully thwarting an attempted robbery, and even detaining the culprit for arrest. Raja Ejaz Hussain, 69, co-runs Raja Brothers on Lodge Lane in Beeston – and was working alone in the store on Thursday evening (27 August

Council to seek injunction to tackle fireworks nuisance

Leeds City Council, working in partnership with West Yorkshire Police, is seeking an injunction to tackle the misuse of fireworks in Leeds. Residents have the opportunity to add their support or oppose the application. If granted by the Court, the injunction will cover the entire Leeds metropolitan district and last

Holbeck shop’s alcohol licence opposed on public health grounds

The license application from Grocery Store on Domestic Street in Holbeck will be decided by Councillors sitting on the Licensing Sub-Committee on Friday (7 August 2020). The Council’s public health team are opposing the application on the grounds that the area has one of the highest scores in their potential

New Middleton Club could have its licence revoked

The New Middleton Club on Thorpe Street risks having its premises licence revoked when the Council’s Licensing Sub committee meets on Monday 10 August 2020 to review the club’s licence. The club, which is located on a residential street and is surrounded by housing, has been the scene of numerous