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Cuts are piling extra pressure on my exhausted officers, says West Yorkshire Chief Constable

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Trio honoured in Queen’s list

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Picture by Allan McKenzie/YWNG - 19/06/17 - Press - Bill Mulroe BEM Medal, Featherstone, England - Bill Mulroe in the Dr Jackson Cancer charity shop in Featherstone.

Queen’s honour for two heroes

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Woman with leukaemia ties the knot after months of setbacks

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Crewe crane collapse: Castleford and Bradford victims named by police

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Revealed: West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s £19,000 travel costs while working from home

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Police appeal to trace wanted suspected sex offender from Wakefield

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University Centre in Wakefield celebrates teaching excellence award

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The club is to be bulldozed to make way for housing.

Sports club set to be demolished for housing

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Picture by Allan McKenzie/YWNG - 17/06/17 - Press - Darrington Summer Fayre, Darrington, England - A general view of the Darrington Summer fayre.

YVETTE COOPER: Community spirit shows extremism won’t win

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UPDATE: Firefighter who saved man from burning lorry praises public for their help

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Planned motorway roadworks from June 12 to 18.

Next week’s planned roadworks

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Barnsley Road. Picture courtesy of Google 2016.

Call for action to tackle parking problems on busy road in and out of Wakefield

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The group of 18 women said they were left speechless after the entrepreneur personally offered to send them away on a complimentary dream trip to the USA.

Branson comes to aid of hen-do kicked off flight with free Vegas trip

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M62 delays after four lorries and caravan in crash

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Cuts are piling extra pressure on my exhausted officers, says West Yorkshire Chief Constable

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Chief Constable Mark Gilmore and Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson 'topping out' at the new police headquarters at Elland Rd in 2013.

Revealed: West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s £19,000 travel costs while working from home

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Carl Hartley

Police appeal to trace wanted suspected sex offender from Wakefield

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Leeds Road, Dewsbury. Photo: Google.

Shop worker aged 91 injured during robbery in Dewsbury

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University Centre in Wakefield celebrates teaching excellence award

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Warning: Headteachers in Wakefield have penned a letter to parents. Pictured Ray Henshaw

Wakefield school leaders say funding issues could lead them to close twice a week

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Wakefield’s star students are recognised

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Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, on the campaign trail in Beaumont Park, Huddersfield. (Photo: James Hardisty)

Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

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Phazie Mannifield-Gale, 14, of South Elmsall has got a top score on the Mensa test meaning he is on the same intellectual level as Einstein and in the top 1 per cent of the country in terms of intelligence.

Is Phazie Yorkshire’s smartest student? Youngster matches Einstein in IQ test

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Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

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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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Castleford, Featherstone and Wakefield fans can buy car in team colours

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Planned motorway roadworks from June 12 to 18.

Next week’s planned roadworks

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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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Picture by Allan McKenzie/YPN - 08/06/17 - Press - General Election Results - Wakefield, England - Ballot counting gets under way at Wakefield.

Wakefield seat expected to be close contest

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General Election 2017: Live news & reaction in Yorkshire and across UK

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Sue Flynn's dogs Amy and Dylan outside a polling station in Roundhay, north Leeds

Dogs at polling stations: Our round-up of the best

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Share Fairburn Ings memories

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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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Yorkshire weather: Things are heating up

Yorkshire weather: How long the 30C heatwave will last

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Yorkshire looks set for another warm weeekend.

Yorkshire weather: UK prepares to bask in hottest day of the year this weekend

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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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People should 'fight their instincts' and FLOAT

New life-saving advice says floating, not swimming, could prevent drowning in cold water

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Pharmacy opening times for Bank Holiday Monday

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Care home gets regional award

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