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Have you experienced the Wakefield Arms 'ghost'?

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Don Watson of Alverthorpe Church says Alverthorpe parish is shrinking and losing its community and identity. New signs have just been put up placing his house and part of the former Alverthorpe Parish officially in Wrenthorpe instead.

‘My shrinking village needs its identity protecting’

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Infant carriers recalled over fire safety fears

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Graffiti sprayed on ruins of medieval Sandal Castle

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Pensioner seriously hurt in Lupset street attack

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Man trapped as van and heavy goods vehicle collides on A1 near Wakefield

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‘Huge support’ for evicted Big Brother star Ellie

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Road closed due to burst water main

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Councillor calls for children aged 16 and 17 to be given the vote

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Patients help create forget me not heart

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Man trapped as van and heavy goods vehicle collides on A1 near Wakefield

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The Northern Lights

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

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M62 accident leads to heavy traffic

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Henrietta Street, Batley. Image: Google

Woman, 80, struck by car and seriously injured in Batley

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Hemsworth Lane Fitzwilliam. Image: Google

Two teenagers seriously injured after car hit tree near Pontefract

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Graffiti sprayed on ruins of medieval Sandal Castle

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Pensioner seriously hurt in Lupset street attack

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The crashed VW Golf. Photo: West Yorkshire Police

Drink drive arrest after car crashed into wall in Ossett

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Melissa Whittington pictured with her partner Mark

Mother-of-four killed by suspected drink driver in Ossett was "beautiful angel"

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Councillor calls for children aged 16 and 17 to be given the vote

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Principal of Minsthorpe Community College Ray Henshaw.

Schools are 'creaking at the seams' and need more money, warns headteacher

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School’s good rating is a first

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Childcare windfall worth £600,000 for the region

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ABOVE: Normanton All Saints CE Infant School at the Childrens University graduation at Theatre Royal Wakefield. Picture: Duncan Lomax/Ravage Productions.

Meet the mini graduates from the Wakefield district

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

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M62 accident leads to heavy traffic

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M&S foodhall plans could be turned down

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All Wakefield staff made redundant by burger restaurant chain, administrators confirm

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Wakefield Council leader Peter Box slams government over HS2

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Wakefield Council leader Peter Box to chair Key Cities Group

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

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The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than 7,000 to 155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.

Yorkshire house prices on the rise - but not as fast as the national average

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General election count in Wakefield 2017.

All Wakefield MPs hang on to their seats

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Yorkshire Weather: When will the thunderstorms hit and how severe are they likely to be?

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A sea bird flies past the rising sun near the RSPB nature reserve at Bempton Cliffs in Yorkshire. But the weather will turn nasty in the coming days with thunderstorms predicted. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: Met Office issues warning as thunderstorms are expected to hit Tuesday and Wednesday

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Weather: Warm temperatures to return this week

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Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust faces CQC action over staffing

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Jermain Defoe met his friend Bradley Lowery last night as the family say their little boy is finding it hard to breathe.

Jermain Defoe visits cancer battler Bradley Lowery as family say he is 'finding breathing difficult'

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

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LAUNCH: The Wise Up To Cancer programme launch in Castleford. Picture Jonathan Pow/jp@jonathanpow.com

Pharmacies join cancer initiative

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