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20ft war horse sculpture rides 200 miles to Featherstone

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Challenge: Ruth Beaman will take part in the London Moonwalk.

Ruth’s walking in the moonlight

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It's hoped the homeless of Wakefield will be helped further.

Call for “out of hours” provision to help the homeless

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Drivers warned to expect rush hour delays due to smart motorway fault on West Yorkshire motorway

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Woman airlifted to hospital after crash between bus and car

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Caught on camera... can you help the police

Crime

Teen taken to hospital after serious assault in Wakefield

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New crew to help those in need on a night out is county first for city

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Mobile speed cameras.

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Transport

Day-long powercut affected 140 homes in Wakefield

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Drivers warned to expect rush hour delays due to smart motorway fault on West Yorkshire motorway

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Mobile speed cameras.

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Transport
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Train passenger's jaw broken in attack on Leeds to Sheffield train

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Leeds City Station.

Click and go! Bus and train users in Leeds embrace digital revolution

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Overnight closures to continue this week on M621 and M62

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Caught on camera... can you help the police

Crime
The police cordon at Westgate. Picture by James Duncan.

Teen taken to hospital after serious assault in Wakefield

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

Crime
Police have released this e-fit of the robber.

'Dirty hair' robber punches woman and steals bike in Ferrybridge

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Majority of parents in Wakefield have secure first choice primary school for their child.

Education

Ofsted says too many pupils on holiday in term

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Sharon King

Mum-of-three shares her experiences of autism

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Mackie Hill Junior and Infant School

Primary and secondary school merger to go ahead

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Martyn Oliver, cheif executive of Outwood Grange Academies Trust, Wakefield.

Wakefield City Academies Trust chief in pledge to lift ‘dark cloud’

Education

Drivers warned to expect rush hour delays due to smart motorway fault on West Yorkshire motorway

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Mobile speed cameras.

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Transport
Wakefield Business Awards 2017

Deadline looms for Wakefield Business Awards nominations

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Train passenger's jaw broken in attack on Leeds to Sheffield train

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Councillor suspended over abusive online comments

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Council executive pay details revealed

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Nadeem Ahmed.

Warning after Tory election posters ‘damaged’

Politics
Wakefield will go to the polls on May 3

Days to go until the polls open - here’s what Wakefield voters have to say

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Brian and Janet Holmes.

Councillor bows out after 17 years of representing communities

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The best parks in Yorkshire to visit this weekend with the family

Lifestyle
CAMPAIGNER: Nature presenter Chris Packham is coming to RSPB Fairburn Ings on Thursday, July 19. Picture: Shout Communications

TV presenter Chris Packham’s nature tour is heading to a reserve near Leeds

Environment

Experts warn of ‘toxic plume’ ahead of hottest April day for nearly 70 years

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The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea

The RNLI: Why we should be thankful for the lifeboat charity that saves lives at sea

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Brews with benefits: the health-boosting perks of a good cuppa

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Hospital staff could strike.

Union threatens strike action over hospital staff plans

Health

Measles outbreak in West Yorkshire: Vaccination warning issued

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Hospital staff get extra day's holiday after work during snowy conditions

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Jane Greaves

Relief of sacked Wakefield midwife after winning appeal: More than 40,000 signed petition backing her

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