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Lane on M62 closed in Leeds

A lane was closed on the M62 this morning.

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Be on your guard this Christmas.

Record number of parking fines expected thanks to private companies taking over

Overstaying in private car parks could prove to be a hidden cost this Christmas as the RAC is warning drivers they are now 13 times more likely to receive a ticket than a decade ago.

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Why a shop worker can legally refuse your copper coins

Why a shop worker can legally refuse your copper coins

Have you ever had a pocket full of shrapnel and wanted to get rid of it in the supermarket or pub?

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Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust launches live A&E waiting times

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust launches live A&E waiting times

Accident and emergency waiting times can be viewed online after a live tracking system was launched by Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust.

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The RSPCA has launched a new campaign.

Yorkshire urged to be kind at Christmas as stats show animal cruelty toll

The RSPCA is bracing itself for 2,000 calls a day during the festive period as it launches a new appeal to help care for abused, neglected and sick animals.

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Joanna Jarjue  (C) Freemantle Media - Photographer: Freemantle Media

Top dog Joanna helps push team to victory

Dogged determination saw Joanna Jarjue through to the next round of The Apprentice this week after she helped her team to victory during a canine day-care task.

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Oh baby, look at this for a first Christmas surprise - families can get up close to meet the reindeer puppets paraded daily at Sheffield's Meadowhall

VIDEO: Santa's Puppet Reindeer Parade at Meadowhall - FIRST LOOK

THERE are no strings attached to a new world exclusive free attraction wowing families this Christmas at Sheffield's Meadowhall - say hello to Santa's Puppet Reindeer Parade.

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You could win £10k for life with new Lottery shake up

You could win £10k for life with new Lottery shake up

Lottery winners could be swapping their multi-million pound prizes for a lifetime monthly payout of £10,000 in a possible new shake up to increase ticket sales.
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Calls for ‘cruel’ electric dog collars to be banned

Calls for ‘cruel’ electric dog collars to be banned

There are renewed calls for the use of electric dog collars to be banned in the UK
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Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Police should be called in to investigate the demise of an academy chain, says the leader of Wakefield Council.
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Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

Police should be called in to investigate the demise of an academy chain, says the leader of Wakefield Council.
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Pinderfields Hospital

JON TRICKETT: The NHS is what matters most to Hemsworth constituents

Over the past few months, my office, with the help of many fantastic volunteers, have been delivering newsletters and surveys to thousands of households across the Hemsworth constituency.

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Wakefield's Trinity Walk

Starbucks to open at Trinity Walk

Starbucks is the latest coffee chain to come to Wakefield, with a shop opening at Trinity Walk tomorrow, Thursday, November 23.

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Rutland Mills

Plans in to transform waterfront mills in Wakefield into hotel, restaurants and arts complex

A planning application for the redevelopment of Wakefield's Rutland Mills has been submitted, more than a year after Wakefield Council agreed a deal to sell the site.
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Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Trinity.

Wakefield Trinity and Castleford Tigers players join campaign to end domestic abuse

Wakefield Trinity and Castleford Tigers players will join in an eight-hour cyclathon as part of a campaign to end domestic violence.

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Charges could be introduced at Anglers Country Park.

Park and leisure centre parking-charge changes could still go ahead - Wakefield Council confirms

Parking-charge changes may still come into force at the district’s parks and leisure facilities, Wakefield Council has confirmed, after announcing that additional charges will not be imposed in the city or town centres.

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Free parking in the run up to Christmas

Free parking in the run up to Christmas

Free parking will be on offer in December around the district to encourage more people to do their Christmas shopping locally.

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Wetherspoons sets vastly different prices across the UK

Wetherspoons sets vastly different prices across the UK

Despite working to the same menu and under the same chain, there is a huge disparity between the prices at different JD Wetherspoon pubs, a new analysis has revealed.
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Sleeping position linked to stillbirths

Sleeping position linked to stillbirths

Pregnant women should sleep on their side as those who slumber on their backs are more than twice as likely to suffer a stillbirth, say scientists.
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Wakefield Council: ‘We listened to people over parking-charge plans’

Wakefield Council: ‘We listened to people over parking-charge plans’

Wakefield Council says it did not impose parking charges on Sundays, evenings and bank holidays because of the feedback from residents and business owners.

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