An annual town council meeting descended into chaos after an Express journalist and members of the public were thrown out.
Motorists across the district face delays later this month when roadworks take place.
This week we lead on heartless thieves who have stolen valuable historical artefacts and sporting memorabilia from a Moorthorpe already ravaged by flood water.
NHS bosses say they are working towards securing the long-term future of the district’s cash-strapped hospitals trust.1 comment
A daring duo from Havercroft will abseil 40ft to raise funds for a local woman who has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour.
A killer has been jailed for life for the "atrocious" murder of a van driver who he stabbed in the neck in North Yorkshire.
Attempts to bring live fighting birds through Leeds Bradford Airport in suitcases were "astonishing", Border Force has said.
A volunteer project for under 25s and people with learning disabilities will help older and disabled people in East Yorkshire maintain their gardens, thanks to a grant from the Big Lottery Fund.
Rotherham council has apologised over the way it handled a decision to remove three Eastern European children from foster parents who were members of Ukip.
Five times Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault said he could not believe the welcome he was given by schoolchildren when he visited Yorkshire ahead of the famous cycle race's arrival in the county next year.
Spies might be supposed to be masters of disguise, but a British intelligence officer caused embarrassment to his political masters through his penchant for dressing up, according to official papers made public on Thursday.
Relatives of a "perfect couple" killed by a disqualified driver fleeing police have called for tougher sentences for motorists who kill.
The former slaughterman accused of abducting and murdering schoolgirl April Jones has denied "weaving a complex web of lies" when "fabrications" about his life history were revealed to a jury.
A two-year-old boy was badly hurt when he was attacked by the family dog, police said.
Sex and relationships education should be compulsory in secondary schools as ministers are failing to take action to protect children and women, a damning report has claimed.
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Weather for Wakefield
Thursday 23 May 2013
Temperature: 5 C to 11 C
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Temperature: 5 C to 11 C
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