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Dog owner enters burning house to try save pets - but both die in blaze

Joanne Lockett (l) and Denise Shepherd (r) of South kirkby and Moorthorpe Town Council outside the war memorial

Plaques will be unveiled for the very first time to honour war fallen

Coun Laurie Harrison outside the station.

Calls to spare old fire station

Heavy showers

Craig Charles will bring funk and soul to Wakefield with DJ set


Musician Rosie in George Michael tribute at Brits


New almshouses to open for pensioners in need


Fashion Week debut for stylist

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Traffic lights working again after crash


Market closed because of Storm Doris

Fryston Warriors coach Danny Bolton. Picture: Matthew Merrick.

Fryston coach: We are in with a chance of causing Challenge Cup upset

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Ben Roberts celebrates a try with Greg Minikin on his Super League comeback game.

Castleford star happy to be back on the field – in whatever role

Castleford Tigers

Ladybalk climb to third by beating leaders Methley

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Glasshoughton Welfare boost top 10 chances with back to back wins


Leaders Glasshoughton hand out hammering

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Bearcubs, gig in Leeds.

Bearcubs bringing electronica to Leeds Headrow

Pictured from left, Beth Parsons, Ant, Jamie Oliver, Dec and Christopher Dean. Picture: Stray FM (s)

Jamie Oliver pranked in Yorkshire for return of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway

United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate and WWE's new UK stars will make history - appearing for the first time at select WWE Live Events in the UK and Ireland from May 4 to 12.

BREAKING: WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers to join legends at Sheffield Arena

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Nigel Barden with Simon Mayo.

The voice of food and drink: Nigel Barden’s celebration of Yorkshire fare


Yorkshire Pudding Day: Readers' best recipes

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The art of the perfect Yorkshire pudding