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VIDEO: Fly DSA Arena takes off as Doncaster Sheffield Airport gets naming rights of Sheffield Arena

UP, up and away...Yorkshire's biggest arena is soaring to new heights today after a six-figure naming rights deal by Doncaster Sheffield Airport to rebrand Sheffield Arena as Fly DSA Arena.
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Work on M62 barrier scheme to get underway this weekend - with 50mph limit to be introduced for seven months

Work on M62 barrier scheme to get underway this weekend - with 50mph limit to be introduced for seven months

Steel barriers in the central reservation of the M62 will be replaced in a seven month-long project by Highways England.

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Temporary traffic lights to be installed on Doncaster Road in Wakefield for eight weeks

Part of the A638 Doncaster Road will be reduced to a single carriageway for eight weeks.

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How short term goals can  make you superhuman

How short term goals can make you superhuman

It always appears as though the world of exercise is comprised of two sorts of people: those who are able to bore through excruciating pain with apparent ease (the “superhuman” archetype) and those who crumple into a red-faced,

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Anita Marsh with April.

In The Saddle column: Onto a winner with a great ride!

It's really been one busy competitive season this year and last weekend was no exception.
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The Kaiser Chiefs and Manic Street Preachers were among the headliners at this year's Bingley Music Live.

LIVE REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers and many more shine through the rain at Bingley Music Live

"Oh my God, I can't believe it, I've never been this far away from home," sang Kaiser Chiefs frontman Ricky Wilson as he brought the curtain down on the second day of this three day festival.

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Darren Burke says the Xbox allows children to socialise in a different way.

FAMILY GUY COLUMN: Staying in with technology is the new way of 'playing out'

You can’t open a newspaper or turn on the TV or radio these days without some sort of daily assault of how technology is ruining our children’s lives.

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Problems with entering makeover contest

Problems with entering makeover contest

We have been made aware of problems with entering codes for the Wakey Up Your Wardrobe contest.

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A Level students offered FREE Nando's on results day

A Level students offered FREE Nando's on results day

You've received your A Level results and are about to start a new chapter of your life.

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Family: Why children’s one-liners are the best read

Family: Why children’s one-liners are the best read

As children make their journey through life, it is sometimes easy to overlook the milestones that really matter.

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The longest sausage roll

Morrisons to sell UK's longest sausage roll

Yorkshire supermarket chain Morrisons has launched the UK's longest sausage roll.

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Texas

Win tickets to see Texas at Doncaster Racecourse

Pop rock band Texas will provide the live entertainment following the conclusion of an action-packed day’s racing at the Sun Bets Music Live Raceday on Saturday August 19 and you and a friend could be there.
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Leeds Pride 2017 road closures

Leeds Pride 2017 road closures

Leeds Pride gets underway this weekend, with a huge weekend of live music and activities taking over the city centre.

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The Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers and The Vamps were among some of the acts performing at this year's CarFest North.

LIVE REVIEW: Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, The Vamps and many more shine through the rain at CarFest North

He recently topped the list of the BBC's best-paid stars, raising more than a few eyebrows in the process when his £2 million plus salary was revealed.

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Wakefield Youth Music Theatre will again be a highlight of the new season.

Packed programme announced for Theatre Royal’s new season

Theatre Royal Wakefield has announced a packed and varied autumn programme, culminating as ever in the hugely popular pantomime season with this year’s production of Aladdin.

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FAMILY COLUMN: A life lesson that’s hard to endure

FAMILY COLUMN: A life lesson that’s hard to endure

Our five-year-old daughter has been firing some tricky questions our way lately.

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Fancy a chance of a £250 makeover?

Fancy a chance of a £250 makeover?

The deadline is looming to enter this month’s Wakey Up Your Wardrobe competition.

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The Northern Lights

Leeds Bradford Airport launches unique 'travel bucket list' flights to Arctic city

Leeds Bradford Airport is to offer specially chartered flights to a top 'travel bucket list' destination.

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COLUMN: The best museum is right on your doorstep

COLUMN: The best museum is right on your doorstep

What an exciting time for the gallery and Wakefield as we have just been announced the Art Fund’s Museum of the Year 2017.

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