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VIDEO: Fly DSA Arena takes off as Doncaster Sheffield Airport gets naming rights of Sheffield Arena

UP, up and away...Yorkshire's biggest arena is soaring to new heights today after a six-figure naming rights deal by Doncaster Sheffield Airport to rebrand Sheffield Arena as Fly DSA Arena.
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Firefighters to demonstrate crash rescue as they promote safe driving

Firefighters to demonstrate crash rescue as they promote safe driving

Fire crews will be demonstrating how they cut accident victims out of crushed vehicles as part of a hard-hitting campaign.

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Traffic backing up to the cross roads at Middlestown.

Roadworks misery: Resident speaks of delays and traffic backlogs as works are carried out

Roadworks in the South West of the district are causing traffic chaos, a disgruntled resident has said.

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What the new Belle Stadium could look like.

New plan to keep Wakefield Trinity in the city

Rugby League club Wakefield Trinity’s Belle Vue stadium could be redeveloped under a new proposal to keep the club in the city.

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Missing: Cathryn Holdsworth, 72.

Search for 'vulnerable' elderly woman missing over a week

Police are trying to trace a vulnerable elderly woman who is missing in Halifax.

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Police evacuate Leeds market after report of suspicious package

Police have evacuated Kirkgate Market in Leeds after receiving a report of a suspicious package.

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Shaun Land. Picture by West Yorkshire Police

Castleford sex offender jailed for 19 years

A Castleford man has been jailed for 19 years for a series of indecent assaults against a young girl.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
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New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.
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Appeal after car reverses into mum and child in pushchair as they cross the road

Appeal after car reverses into mum and child in pushchair as they cross the road

A woman and her young child escaped injury after a car reversed into them as they crossed the road.

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Trinity chairman Michael Carter

Wakefield Trinity stadium saga still not resolved

The future of Wakefield Trinity remains uncertain seven weeks after a deadline passed for the club to confirm stadium plans for next season.

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More rail strikes to hit Northern services

More rail strikes to hit Northern services

Workers at four rail companies - including Northern - are to stage two 24-hour strikes due to worsening disputes over the role of guards and driver-only trains.

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The Dean of Wakefield Very Revd Jonathan Greener

Dean of Wakefield to leave role at city's Cathedral to become Dean of Exeter

The Dean of Wakefield, the Very Revd Jonathan Greener will leave the city's cathedral to take up a new role as the Dean of Exeter.
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Coun Peter Box and Paul Kempe at the Rutland Mills site.

Company, which will transform Wakefield's Rutland Mills site, to host free creative industries event at The Hepworth

A free-one day event, bringing together professionals in the arts, technology and creative industries will take place in the district.
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Aldi launches budget friendly wine advent calendar.

Aldi launches budget friendly wine advent calendar

If you’re partial to a festive drink or two throughout December you'll be able to raise a toast with every calendar door.
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Pets more part of the family than ever before

Pets more part of the family than ever before

Pet lovers now think nothing of kissing the dog goodbye before leaving for work, sharing a bath with their pet - and facetiming the cat, according to a study.
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Mayor cuts ribbon at hospice’s new store

The Mayor of Wakefield, Coun Kevin Barker, has officially opened a new Prince of Wales Hospice shop at a ribbon cutting ceremony that was also attended by Castleford Tiger star Zak Hardaker.

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Pontefract Castle

New discovery made during conservation work at Pontefract Castle

A floor and part of a wall not seen for more than 350 years have been uncovered during conservation work at Pontefract Castle.
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Viv Nicholson

Spend, Spend, Spend: New exhibition about notorious pools winner Viv Nicholson opens in Castleford

An exhibition documenting the life of Britain's most famous pools winner has opened at Castleford Museum.
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19th February 2013. Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire Mark Burns-Williamson.

Mark Burns-Williamson: We all have part to play in tackling modern slavery

WITHIN the last few days, modern slavery and the trauma suffered by victims has quite rightly made headlines.

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