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Boundary change proposals revealed: how is your electoral constituency affected?

The latest plans to change constituency boundaries and cut the number of MPs in parliament have been revealed.
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The fallen tree

Tree trunk torn down in high winds

Part of a tree trunk has fallen down in a popular city park after storm Ophelia battered the district.

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The new play area before the damage. Picture provided by Wakefield Council.

Yobs trash children's play park just weeks after £70k revamp

Vandals trashed a children's play area just two weeks after it re-opened following a £70,000 refurbishment.

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New opening hours for Wakefield's NHS walk-in centre

New opening hours for Wakefield's NHS walk-in centre

The opening hours of a NHS walk-in centre will be changed from next month.
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By-election called after Wakefield councillor and LGBT champion resigns

By-election called after Wakefield councillor and LGBT champion resigns

A by-election has been called after the resignation of a Wakefield Council councillor.
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Sandal Castle

UPDATE: Council confirms proposal for repairs at Sandal Castle

A proposal to repair parts of Sandal Castle, will be discussed by Wakefield Council before the end of the year, the authority has confirmed.
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Warning of delays after car overturns on the M1 motorway near Wakefield

Warning of delays after car overturns on the M1 motorway near Wakefield

A car has overturned onto the central reservation of the M1 motorway near Wakefield.

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Sandal Castle

Sandal Castle plans revealed - or are they?

Wakefield Council has hinted that conservation and repair work could be carried out to protect one of the district's most historic sites.

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Marjorie Bedford

Elderly woman, 78, dies after head-on crash in West Bretton

An elderly woman has died from her injuries following a serious collision.

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Arrest after police bust £10k cannabis farm

Arrest after police bust £10k cannabis farm

A man has been arrested after police discovered cannabis plants worth £10,000.

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