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Yorkshire footwear firm Payntr lose 4,000 pairs of cricket shoes in theft

Payntr, the Yorkshire-based company founded by David Paynter in 2017, could be as much as £380,000 out of pocket after theives broke into the parked vehicle in the Birstall area of the city on Friday night

The theft of thousands of pairs of cricket …

Lorry driver stopped by police on M62 after pulling onto hard shoulder to cook breakfast

You can’t beat the smell of sizzling bacon as you dish up a Sunday morning fry up.
But have you ever craved it so badly you’d be willing to stop right there on the motorway?
That’s what one HGV driver was caught doing on the M62[1] much to the bemuseme…

Driver of swaying HGV stays on motorway until load falls off

AN HGV driver has been condemned for staying on the motorway despite his vehicle swaying in high winds before shedding part of its load.
A terrifying video shows the heavily-laden lorry swing from side-to-side and even switch into the middle lane as th…

Police officer saves lorry from motorway bridge fall with his bare hands

A police officer managed to stop a lorry from falling off a motorway bridge by physically holding onto it until firefighters arrived.
The injured driver of the HGV vehicle was still inside the cab as it teetered on the edge of the bridge.

West Yorkshi…

Heart-stopping moment 'superman' police officer stops lorry plunging off motorway bridge with his bare hands

Heart-stopping pictures show the moment a hero police officer stopped a lorry tumbling off a motorway bridge with his bare hands. 
PC Martin Willis was pictured clinging on to the wheel of the HGV as it teetered on the edge of a motorway bridge over …

Driver of VW Golf airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after smash involving HGV

A driver was airlifted to hospital after a serious crash involving a HGV in Flockton[1] .
Police were called to the A637 Barnsley Road at Flockton, just down from the Grange Moor[2] roundabout, at 6.44am.
A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police[3] said f…