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Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Motorists could face delays as rush hour approaches after a crash on the motorway in Leeds.
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Bolt and Mitten

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.
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Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Scared of flying?

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Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

A prolonged spell of wet and cold weather would likely see potholes develop at an unprecedented rate, pushing already stretched local authority road repair budgets to the limit, a motoring organisation has warned.

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SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Speed cameras will be at the following locations across the Wakefield district this week:

Transport
Norma has taken the decision to step down.

Hats off to Norma who will retire this month

A hat shop owner who has run her business in Wakefield town centre for almost 33 years is set to retire this month.

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Snow has begun to fall across the county, making driving conditions treacherous.

Travel alert: How is the snow affecting public transport in Leeds and West Yorkshire?

Disruption to the buses in West Yorkshire is being reported due to snow and icy conditions.
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Asda beats Morrisons and Tesco to cheapest supermarket crown

Asda beats Morrisons and Tesco to cheapest supermarket crown

Asda has been named the cheapest supermarket of 2016 among the major UK grocers, ahead of Morrisons and Tesco.

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Classic board game Monopoly is getting an overhaul this year

Iconic Monopoly pieces face the boot - you could have emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin as replacements

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing the axe - but you can vote on what you'd like to see in their place.
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Ossett and Pontefract post offices to close?

Ossett and Pontefract post offices to close?

Two post offices in the district could close down, after plans to franchise 37 branches across the country were announced today.

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The changes threaten the whole newspaper industry, not just the national press

Here's how you can help to defend a free British media

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Danger driver reached 120mph during M62 police chase

Danger driver reached 120mph during M62 police chase

A driver who reached speeds of 120mph as he tried to escape police during a Sunday morning pursuit along the M62 in West Yorkshire has been jailed for three years.

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Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions

VW owners stand to pocket thousands from emissions scandal

Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions of pounds in the wake of the emissions scandal.

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Parking boost for rail commuters at busy West Yorkshire stations

Parking boost for rail commuters at busy West Yorkshire stations

Seven commuter railway stations in West Yorkshire will get extra parking spaces as part of a major transport scheme.

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Aldi

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4,000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4,000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

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Farmer Copley’s cafe is Moo by day and Beast by night

Farmer Copley’s cafe is Moo by day and Beast by night

The award winning shop and restaurant at Farmer Copley’s has moo-ved to a new purpose-built venue on the site of the farm’s old tractor barn.

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Wakefield home careworker is a ‘true rising star’

Wakefield home careworker is a ‘true rising star’

AN ‘inspiring, enthusiastic and confident’ careworker has made it through to the national finals of the Care Awards.

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Alison Windsor is celebrating 30 years of business.

Zest for life keeping them sharp

“It seems only like yesterday.”

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Motorway link could be built in the next decade

Motorway link could be built in the next decade

Work to build a long-awaited relief road between the M1 and M62 could start in the next 10 years and bring huge benefits to Wakefield, according to a transport chief for a neighbouring council.

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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