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VIDEO: Memorial service to be held for Leeds’ courageous nurse who died at Passchendaele

She was a selfless nurse who risked her life to help wounded soldiers on the frontline during the Battle of Passchendaele.

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Delays are building on the A1 near Pontefract. Picture: Highways England/Crown.

Traffic alert: Long delays on A1 near Pontefract after crash

Traffic is building on the A1 near Pontefract after a number of vehicles were involved in a crash.

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Girl, 15, has been missing from Featherstone for more than 24 hours

Girl, 15, has been missing from Featherstone for more than 24 hours

Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl who went missing from Featherstone yesterday.

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Explosive demolition of Wakefield city centre car park takes place tomorrow

Explosive demolition of Wakefield city centre car park takes place tomorrow

A Wakefield city centre mult-storey car park will be demolished using explosives tomorrow.

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Meadowlark, gig in Leeds.

Leeds date for acclaimed alt-pop duo Meadowlark

Following the critical acclaim of their debut album, ’Postcards’, alt-pop duo Meadowlark have announced details of a UK headline tour to take place throughout September and October and including a date in Leeds.

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John Duffy: "We are learning every game."

Rovers coach: We need to be switched on for the full 80 minutes at Widnes

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS will be in confident mood when they travel to Widnes Vikings tomorrow (3pm), but have been warned to avoid “brain explosions”.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Yorkshire face an anxious wait on Friday evening

Natwest T20 Blast permutations: What Yorkshire Vikings need to happen to qualify for quarter-finals

Yorkshire Vikings face a nervous evening on Friday as they wait to find out whether they will qualify for the Natwest T20 Blast quarter-finals.
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Earth-mound plans to halt travellers on village playing fields

Earth-mound plans to halt travellers on village playing fields

Earth barriers are to be built up around playing fields to prevent travellers from accessing the site again.

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Police get tough on city centre street drinking and dish out fines worth hundreds

Police get tough on city centre street drinking and dish out fines worth hundreds

Police have pledged to continue the battle against street drinking after issuing a number of tickets at the weekend, including to one man who was caught urinating in a cemetery.

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Lee Crooks, who is hoping to raise �500,000 for homeless veterans.

Former professional footballer ready to tackle plight of former soldiers

He once had the trappings of a professional footballer with thousands chanting his name, but Wakefield-born Lee Crooks is now taking a career path far from the glamour.

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Perfect A level pass rate for three schools

Perfect A level pass rate for three schools

every single pupil at three sixth form colleges passed all of their A-level exams. The pass rate at Outwood Grange Academy, Ossett Academy and Cathedral Academy of Performing Arts (CAPA) was 100 per cent.

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Brave youngster bounces back from brain tumour in time for first day at high school

Brave youngster bounces back from brain tumour in time for first day at high school

Waving a child off for their first day at high school is a big step for many parents.

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Junk food such as burgers and pizza 'may increase womens' cancer risk - even if they're thin'

Women who eat junk food such as burgers or pizza are increasing their risk of cancer even if they're not overweight, warns new research.

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Thousands enjoyed sun at the city’s beach...

THE SUN shone over seaside lovers who visited the city centre for fun on the beach.

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VIDEO: Pride paints city all the colours of the rainbow

Wakefield was painted a multitude of colours on Sunday as the annual Pride event got underway.

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Become a sex toy reviewer and net a £28,000 salary and unlimited holidays

Working a 9 to 5 isn't for everyone, so do something you can really shout home about and become Love Woo's new sex toy reviewer.
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First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched

Wildlife charities are urging people across the UK to help arrest the decline in numbers of one of our most loved garden animals.

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More strikes called at Arriva Rail North

More strikes called at Arriva Rail North

Train services will be hit by the latest strike dates called in a long-running industrial dispute over safety.

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Michael Smith. Picture taken by Neil Jones

Leeds metal detectorist spends two decades unearthing historical treasure

Each time his metal detector beeps, Michael Smith digs and digs in the hope of unearthing another piece of our county's history.
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