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100 jobs could be created at new car dealers

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Thornes Park stadium and leisure centre. Picture courtesy of Google.

Wakefield Council to close creche in move to save cash

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M62 near Leeds strewn with hundreds of Coke bottles after lorry overturns

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West Yorkshire Police's campaign reminds people viewing indecent child images online about what they stand to lose.

Police campaign urges people viewing indecent child images to seek help - or risk losing it all

Crime

Off licences cap could help Castleford’s street drinking problems

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New award is launched by Henman

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£3.5m Pontefract Castle restoration project grinds to a halt for a second time after scrapping of contractor

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Police make arrest after sudden death of man in Wakefield hotel

Crime

Jet2 announce THREE new destinations from Leeds Bradford Airport for summer 2019

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Street marshalls are joining police and others working to keep revellers safe in Wakefield city centre.

Street marshals bolster police teams keeping revellers safe in Wakefield city centre

Crime

M62 near Leeds strewn with hundreds of Coke bottles after lorry overturns

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Jet2 announce THREE new destinations from Leeds Bradford Airport for summer 2019

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More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

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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

Police campaign urges people viewing indecent child images to seek help - or risk losing it all

Crime
Emergency services were called to a hotel in Wakefield in the early hours.

Police make arrest after sudden death of man in Wakefield hotel

Crime
Street marshalls are joining police and others working to keep revellers safe in Wakefield city centre.

Street marshals bolster police teams keeping revellers safe in Wakefield city centre

Crime
A shop sold a large kitchen knife to teenage police cadets taking part in a test purchase operation.

Wakefield shop sold large kitchen knife to underage police cadets

Crime

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

Jet2 announce THREE new destinations from Leeds Bradford Airport for summer 2019

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More rail strike misery for Yorkshire in May

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Plans for new hotel near Leeds Bradford Airport revealed

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

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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

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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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