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HS2 Ltd bought up homes ahead of consultation

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Night shelter open in Wakefield tonight as temperatures set to drop below freezing

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Jean-Christophe Novelli

Chef Novelli applauds Wakefield food ahead of city's rhubarb festival

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Jilly Riley from Wakefield has made it to the battle round this weekend. (Picture: ITV)

How you can audition for ITV’s The Voice when auditions come to Wakefield

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A danger to life and colder than Iceland: How cold will it get and when will the Beast from the East arrive in Yorkshire?

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Pedestrian injured in two-car crash which closed Pontefract road

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Column: Council leader Peter Box says: “Never forget the contribution miners made.”

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TV sofa going on tour for charity challenge

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VIDEO: Two arrested after Wakefield pub attack

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SCHEME: Coun David Dagger at the site of the link road, back when plans were announced for it in 2015.

Plans for new £7m link road to go on show

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Pedestrian injured in two-car crash which closed Pontefract road

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SCHEME: Coun David Dagger at the site of the link road, back when plans were announced for it in 2015.

Plans for new £7m link road to go on show

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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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VIDEO: Two arrested 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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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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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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Plans for new £7m link road to go on show

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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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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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A danger to life and colder than Iceland: How cold will it get and when will the Beast from the East arrive in Yorkshire?

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The waste site.

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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REVEALED: These are the WORST GP surgeries in the Wakefield district - as rated by you

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REVEALED: These are the BEST GP surgeries in the Wakefield district - as rated by you

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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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