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Accident causing delays on M62

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Protesters tried to get the council to overturn their decision to close the centre when the news was first announced.

Demolition of Knottingley Sports Centre to start

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VIDEO: Investigation launched as man left in critical condition after Wakefield pub attack

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VIDEO: Investigation launched as man left in critical condition after Wakefield pub attack

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Blaze at glass recycling plant in South Kirkby near Pontefract

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Ryhill man sentenced to 23 years for child sexual offences

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KFC re-opens in Wakefield

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Police are cracking down on shoplifting.

'Lift it and we will lift you' police warn as they launch new drive to tackle shop thefts in Wakefield

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Accident causing delays on M62

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Wrangbrook Lane, Upton. Image: Google.

Man dead and woman fighting for life after head-on crash in Upton near Pontefract

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Wrangbrook Lane, Upton. Image: Google

Two people seriously injured in crash at Upton near Pontefract: Road remains closed

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The M621 in Leeds.

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

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The new bus will run to Xscape.

New bus service will link Wakefield to Xscape

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VIDEO: Investigation launched as man left in critical condition after Wakefield pub attack

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VIDEO: Investigation launched as man left in critical condition after Wakefield pub attack

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Ryhill man sentenced to 23 years for child sexual offences

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Police are cracking down on shoplifting.

'Lift it and we will lift you' police warn as they launch new drive to tackle shop thefts in Wakefield

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School dropped into special measures following Ofsted visit

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Struggling primary school could merge with nearby secondary

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Ofsted steps in at struggling primary school

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School league tables revealed.

Education units for excluded pupils to expand

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Secondary school league tables have been released.

Secondary School league tables: How did Yorkshire do?

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Merger of two football clubs could 'transform' Wakefield district

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The M621 in Leeds.

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

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The new bus will run to Xscape.

New bus service will link Wakefield to Xscape

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Updated: Delays clearing on M62 in West Yorkshire after multi-car crash

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Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

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MP Jeremy Hunt.

Council’s call to ‘Give our NHS more funding’

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Pugneys Park

Watersports under threat at Pugneys Park as Wakefield Council looks to save cash

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Now 18 of Yorkshire's 20 councils have agreed to back the 'One Yorkshire' devolution deal.

Yorkshire devolution: United front as Wakefield council leader Peter Box now backs region-wide deal

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Ossett dog kennel plan gets the go-ahead

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Wakefield recycling boss in court for operating without a licence

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Weather alert

Met office issue weather warning of snow and ice for Wakefield

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The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Yorkshire this weekend.

Weather warning: Snow and ice on the way as Met Office issues warning for Yorkshire this weekend

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Heavy rain is expected in parts of Yorkshire on Wednesday morning.

Flood warning: Things are going to get very wet in parts of Yorkshire tomorrow

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MP Jeremy Hunt.

Council’s call to ‘Give our NHS more funding’

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Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Wakefield Council calls for Prime Minister to sack Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt during NHS debate

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Yvette Cooper MP

MP highlights issues facing hospital trust during parliamentary debate

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