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Academy trust disputes 'Inadequate' rating after Ofsted criticises Pontefract school leaders

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Some 260 victims of modern slavery and human trafficking have been linked to Leeds in the last two years.

Will Brexit hinder Yorkshire’s efforts to tackle human trafficking?

Crime 2
People around the world are marking Earth Hour this evening. People in Britain are expected to join in at 8.30pm... and then they will switch their clocks forward tonight as British Summer Time begins.

Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

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Children raise £9,000 for Comic Relief with world record attempts and week of Red Nose Day fun

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Colleague pays tribute to ‘wise’ Dr Geoff Slater

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Comets’ ladies are ‘fusing fun with fitness’

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Heart attack victim thanks hero NHS worker who saved his life

Health

Chief executive reflects ahead of ‘the top job’

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Keith (right) and Ashley Boots.

‘Disgrace to the police’: Drug dealing West Yorkshire inspector jailed for 26 years

Crime
Linda Box

Jail for crooked lawyer who forced 200-year-old solicitors out of business in £4m fraud

Crime

Delays on M1 near Wakefield after crash

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SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Transport
The Emirates Airbus above Featherstone

Emirates Airbus circles over Leeds before emergency landing

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Northern rail strike: Commuters react

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How to get to and from work during Monday’s train strike in Yorkshire

Transport

Will Brexit hinder Yorkshire’s efforts to tackle human trafficking?

Crime 2
Keith (right) and Ashley Boots.

‘Disgrace to the police’: Drug dealing West Yorkshire inspector jailed for 26 years

Crime
Linda Box

Jail for crooked lawyer who forced 200-year-old solicitors out of business in £4m fraud

Crime

VIDEO: Armed police spotted in Wakefield following terror attack

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Academy trust disputes 'Inadequate' rating after Ofsted criticises Pontefract school leaders

Education 1
Amelia Malone has contacted book publishers and started a fundraising campaign for new books at Stanley St Peter's School.

Bookworm Amelia is on a mission for new school books

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Schools are ‘betrayed’ as budgets cut

Education
Featherstone Academy are celebrating.

‘Our pupils and our staff are fantastic day in and day out’

Education
Dont take our word for it that the 11 Plus is hard, give it a try.

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

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Firms warned to be aware of pay gap pitfall

Business

Wakefield firm ships products to Australian coal power station

Business

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

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210317 Gary Verity  from Welcome to Yorkshire with Judith Blake Leader of Leeds City Council  and  two of the Kaiser Chiefs  Peanut (left) and Simon Rix  at the Y17  conference at York Theatre Royal  yesterday(tues)

Big plans for year ahead are revealed

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Reach out to victims of London attacks, urge family of Jo Cox

Crime 4

Wakefield MP Mary Creagh shuts down tube station after terror attack

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European Unison composer Ruth Spencer Jolly

WATCH LIVE 10.30AM THURSDAY: Brexit debate and European Unison piano concert on Facebook Live

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I, Daniel Blake is directed by Ken Loach

Free screening of Ken Loach film I, Daniel Blake in Wakefield

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Applications open for apprenticeships at Wakefield Council

Politics

Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

Environment
We are set for a sunny weekend across Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures rival Tenerife as spring returns with glorious sunshine

Environment

Video: Heavy snow falls in Yorkshire trapping cars and disturbing lambs on second day of Spring

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A sheep and lambs in the snow near Leyburn in the Yorkshire Dales as snow hits parts of the UK.

Yorkshire weather: North Yorkshire under a blanket of snow as winter returns with a chill in the air

Environment 1

Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

Environment
Peter Hemsworth and Theresa Normington.

Heart attack victim thanks hero NHS worker who saved his life

Health

Wards struggling to provide adequate care due to staff shortages

Health
Pinderfields Hospital

Scientists on strike over ‘unsafe’ shifts at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust

Health

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

Health