Pontefract and Castleford Express

Box stands down with call for better connections to the public

Politics 2

Police pledge to crackdown on dangerous drivers racing through Wakefield retail park

Drivers are being warned of delays on the A1 in West Yorkshire.

Traffic alert: Emergency services at scene after car overturns on A1 near Pontefract

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Government to announce ban on new petrol and diesel cars

Environment 8

This is how long you’ve got to spend your old £1 coin


VIDEO: Try these tricks to get rid of flying ants as millions descend on Yorkshire


The key to a healthy old age - get a dog

News 1

All new Generation Game looking for contestants


The 32 crimes Brits commit every year

News 1
Castleford's Zaid Javid hits out during the game with Sessay.

Castleford CC lose out in top of table clash

Mr C (right), ridden by Joe Doyle and trained by Ollie Pears, won the Maiden Handicap at Pontefract on Friday evening. Picture: Alan Wright.

Last race winner Mr Orange earns biggest cheer of night

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Pontefract Collieries' Chris Jackson is congratulated on scoring a goal.

Ponte Colls take bragging rights from annual derby with Glasshoughton

Sarfraz Ahmed

Yorkshire sign Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 Blast as cover for Peter Handscomb

Sport 2

Sustainable success: Leeds United's Elland Road to have 'new look' after revamp

Leeds United 11
Danny and the Champions of the World.

Champions out to Conquer with their label mates

Texas & Ocean Colour Scene to perform at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse set for a spectacular August with Ocean Colour Scene & Texas to perform at music live festival

The Sherlocks

TRAMLINES EXCLUSIVE: The Sherlocks to play 'secret' Facebook Live album preview gig at Crystal Stage

Whats on

The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Yorkshire contestants


Fancy a chance of a £250 makeover?

The Northern Lights

Leeds Bradford Airport launches unique 'travel bucket list' flights to Arctic city