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Go-ahead for consultation on plans to make people pay to park outside their houses

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Cars parking on the pavement could soon be banned from doing so and face a �70 fine.

Drivers could face £70 fine for parking on pavements

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Picture courtesy of West Yorkshire Police Batley and Spen NPT

Builder comes to rescue of scared dog as fire breaks out nearby

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Blight of flytipping drops across the district

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Camera feature added to Facebook app

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Investigation launched after discovery of ‘human waste’ contamination in cans at Coca-Cola plant

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Yorkshire tops annual animal cruelty league of shame

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Cold callers, self-service checkouts and hand-wash only clothes - life’s biggest time-wasters

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Marks and Spencer recall soup due to possible chemical contamination

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The tiny bronze coin, dating from the 1st-century AD, has what an author says is the only lifelike image ever made of Jesus.

Author claims coin contains face of ‘real Jesus Christ’

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Delays on M1 after crash

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Traffic queueing on the M62 between Tingley and Gildersome.

This week’s roadworks on Yorkshire’s motorways and A roads

Transport

Refunds and free travel for disgruntled Leeds bus passengers

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SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Transport

Delays on M1 near Wakefield after crash

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Yorkshire tops annual animal cruelty league of shame

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WATCH: Caught on camera: Do you know them?

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Police found 40 cannabis plants when they raided a nightclub in Wakefield.

UPDATE: Cannabis plants seized after sniffer dog raid on city bar

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West Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, right, is seeking more Independent Custody Visitors.

Video: Could you be the right person to help monitor cells at West Yorkshire's police stations?

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Can teens go a week without technology?

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Carleton Community High School, Pontefract. Picture: Google.

Academy trust disputes 'Inadequate' rating after Ofsted criticises Pontefract school leaders

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Amelia Malone has contacted book publishers and started a fundraising campaign for new books at Stanley St Peter's School.

Bookworm Amelia is on a mission for new school books

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Schools are ‘betrayed’ as budgets cut

Education
Featherstone Academy are celebrating.

‘Our pupils and our staff are fantastic day in and day out’

Education

Delays on M1 after crash

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Traffic queueing on the M62 between Tingley and Gildersome.

This week’s roadworks on Yorkshire’s motorways and A roads

Transport

Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Business

Refunds and free travel for disgruntled Leeds bus passengers

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POLL: If the EU referendum was held again today, how would you vote?

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Wakefield MP Mary Creagh shuts down tube station after terror attack

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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

Whats on

Applications open for apprenticeships at Wakefield Council

Politics

Wakefield Council takes Calderdale chief executive Merran McRae

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Yorkshire weather: Cloudy skies bring an end to our all-too-brief sunny spell

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People around the world are marking Earth Hour this evening. People in Britain are expected to join in at 8.30pm... and then they will switch their clocks forward tonight as British Summer Time begins.

Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

Environment
We are set for a sunny weekend across Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures rival Tenerife as spring returns with glorious sunshine

Environment

Video: Heavy snow falls in Yorkshire trapping cars and disturbing lambs on second day of Spring

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Travel jabs and gluten-free food may no longer be available on NHS in prescriptions cost-cutting

Health

Soon babies could get 5 in 1 vaccination from birth

Health
People around the world are marking Earth Hour this evening. People in Britain are expected to join in at 8.30pm... and then they will switch their clocks forward tonight as British Summer Time begins.

Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

Environment
Peter Hemsworth and Theresa Normington.

Heart attack victim thanks hero NHS worker who saved his life

Health

Wards struggling to provide adequate care due to staff shortages

Health