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Transfer latest: Update on Hartlepool United striker search

Hartlepool United are unlikely to complete the signing of National League North scoring sensation Jason Oswell.

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From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation

Great Exhibition of the North: Everything you need to know about this summer’s cultural extravaganza

From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation, showing the best of what the North of England has to offer.
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VIDEO: Pupils bang the drum for Wakefield

Seven primary schools took part in The Big Drum at Wakefield Cathedral this afternoon.

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Blood-sucking flies to toxic caterpillars: the insects set to swarm England this summer

As the weather becomes warmer more and more insects come out of the woodwork, ranging from flying ants to gnats to blood-sucking flies.

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Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Final preparations are now underway for the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North.
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Yorkshire set for heatwave that could last weeks as Mediterranean air sweeps over the UK

Temperatures could rise up to 30C in Yorkshire next week as a heatwave sweeps the UK.

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Jobs to go at Poundworld head office in Normanton

Jobs to go at Poundworld head office in Normanton

Almost 100 jobs are to be axed at Poundworld’s Normanton headquarters, it has been announced.

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Black Road, Wakefield. Image: Google

Two taken to hospital after crash in Wakefield

TWO people were injured in a crash which led to a road being closed in Wakefield this morning.
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Cannabis found in police raid in Sandal

Cannabis found in police raid in Sandal

Cannabis was recovered following a police raid in Sandal.

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Street cordoned off following robbery in Castleford

Street cordoned off following robbery in Castleford

A street in Castleford has been cordoned off following a reported robbery at a social club.

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The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics returns to Millennium Square in the heart of Leeds city centre on Friday 27 July (Photo: Leeds City Council)

The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics returns to Millennium Square next month

The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics returns to Millennium Square, located in the heart of Leeds city centre, on Friday 27 July, promising a highly attended musical extravaganza.

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BBC Drama featuring Harry Potter and Broadchurch stars to film in Wakefield

BBC Drama featuring Harry Potter and Broadchurch stars to film in Wakefield

Stars from the Harry Potter film series and TV’s Broadchurch could be filming in Wakefield this summer.

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some 'over the counter' medicines such as treatments for constipation and athletes foot, starting from this month.

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Wetherspoons England flags 'ban': Why pubs are being asked NOT to hang England flags for World Cup

Staff at Wetherspoons pubs across England are being asked not to hang England flags for the World Cup.

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Wakefield Trinity's Max Jowitt (Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com)

Max Jowitt says: "I now want to cement my Wakefield Trinity place"

PROMISING full-back Max Jowitt has signed a new three-year deal with Wakefield Trinity.

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Appeal after death of Wakefield pensioner

CORONER'S officers in Wakefield are seeking to trace relatives after the death of a 78-year-old man.

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Castleford Tigers' Jy Hitchcox, right, celebrates one of his four tries against Hull KR with team-mate Paul McShane.

Four-try Jy Hitchcox no complaints about Castleford Tigers' decision to let him go

IN-FORM Jy Hitchcox insists he is “fine” with Castleford Tigers not offering him a new deal.
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IN PICTURES: Wakefield turns into a sea of pink in fight against cancer

Leg warmers, tutus, face paint and angel wings.

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Morrisons launch £5 'Volcanic Vindaloo' ahead of England's first World Cup clash said to be TWO HUNDRED times hotter than tabasco

Yorkshire-based supermarket giant Morrisons is claiming to have developed the 'hottest ever supermarket curry' which is said to include a chilli TWO HUNDRED times hotter than a Jalapeño.

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Yorkshire Bank in Wakefield city centre.

Yorkshire Bank could vanish from High Street as group agrees £1.7bn takeover of Virgin Money

The owner of Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank, CYBG, has agreed to buy Virgin Money for £1.7bn, which is likely to lead to more than 1,500 job losses.

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