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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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M62 accident leads to heavy traffic

Drivers on the M62 suffered heavy traffic this afternoon following an accident.

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M&S foodhall plans could be turned down

M&S foodhall plans could be turned down

Plans for a Marks and Spencer food outlet in Sandal are to be recommended for refusal, despite growing support.

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

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

All Staff working at a chain restaurant in Wakefield have been made redundant after the company collapsed into administration.

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Northern rail strike to continue into Monday rush hour

Northern rail strike to continue into Monday rush hour

Industrial action on Northern rail services will continue into Monday.

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27 June 2017........... Harworth Group PLC are seeking to redevelop the old Kellingley Colliery site near Pontefract. Finance Director Andrew Kirkman. Picture Scott Merrylees

Work on site of former Big K to start by 2019?

the developers behind the site of the former Kellingley Colliery hope to begin work by 2019 and have already had expression of interests from firms looking to set up on the site.

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An ‘incredible’ team of warriors

An ‘incredible’ team of warriors

Gym members young and old have tackled a gruelling obstacle course of ice and mud to raise funds for the Prince of Wales Hospice.

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Volunteers help improve school environment

Volunteers help improve school environment

Almost 50 volunteers from DS Smith have given up their time to carry out improvements at North Featherstone J&I School.

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Planned roadworks by Highways England, Monday 10 July to Sunday 16 July

Will roadworks affect your journey next week?

If you're planning on travelling up and down the roads of Yorkshire over the coming week, check the list below to see if your journey will be affected.

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VIDEO: KLM plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport

KLM airline boss Warner Rootliep has revealed plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport - establishing it as Yorkshire's gateway to the world.
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Motorway roadworks for the week ahead

These are the planned roadworks for next week

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MP vows to fight to get HS2 out of our area

Hemsworth MP Jon Trickett has pledged to do all he can to stop HS2 passing through the district.

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

TV streaming service Kodi has closed two of its most popular streaming channels following a lawsuit from US satellite broadcaster Dish Network.

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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

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

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

Rugby league fans can cheer on their club by snapping up a limited edition car in their team colours.

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Planned motorway roadworks from June 12 to 18.

Next week’s planned roadworks

These are the planned roadworks for Yorkshire’s motorways for the week ahead.

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Lidl customers warned over Whatsapp competition scam

Lidl customers warned over Whatsapp competition scam

Discount supermarket giant Lidl has issued a warning to its customers about a WhatsApp scam using its branding.

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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

Concerns have been raised over parking and congestion on one of the main roads in and out of Wakefield.

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The consultation for South Tyneside and Sunderland hospital services started today.

Halifax employee’s ‘year of hell’ after she was sacked for being pregnant

A job agency gave an employee “a year of hell” after she was sacked for being PREGNANT, an employment tribunal heard.

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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

Sir Richard Branson has come to the aid of a hen-do who were kicked off a flight for wearing "Bitches on Tour" T-shirts by sending them on a free holiday - to LAS VEGAS.

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