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Ross Barr meets royalty at manufacturing event

Business

Mini ballerina’s theatre role

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Crofton Silver Band celebrating.

Silver band win in top national brass contest

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West Yorkshire motorway is nation’s slowest

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UPDATED: US Iraq general Stanley McChrystal’s firm is paid £420,000 by NHS

Health

Hangover free booze and ‘safe’ cigs on the way - thanks to Brexit

Health

Cleaners on strike as pay dispute continues

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Friends brave the shave for Macmillan Cancer

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One of the new, lower-numbered notes for sale on an auction website

Are you quids in? New Bank of England fivers could be worth hundreds

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The day the boys from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School fundraised to name their own guide dog pup

QEGS pupils fundraise to name guide dog

Education

West Yorkshire motorway is nation’s slowest

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Coun Ann Westmorland and residents who have been trying to get extra parking spaces, which will hopefully ease parking problems.

Next step in plan for car park expansion that will relieve traffic chaos

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‘HS2 will create 27,000 jobs by end of decade’

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SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

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Blocked lane on M1 causing delays in Wakefield

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Magistrates quit the bench as court faces closure

Crime

Can you help Wakefield police identify these people caught on camera?

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Stephanie was left with horrific facial injuries after being brutally beaten by her partner.

Jailed: Man who beat up his partner because she didn’t want sex

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The interior of HMP Wakefield in West Yorkshire, which holds some of the country's most dangerous sex offenders.

Inside the Wakefield jail where many sex abusers still deny their guilt

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QEGS pupils fundraise to name guide dog

Education
Thornes Park college campus.

Last chance to have your say on Thornes Park proposal

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Head Tony Harpham and teachers  Liz Armitage and Bryony Marshall with pupils, Emily, Freddie, Franscesca, Elisabeth, Oscar, Layla, Seb, Beth and Yusef.

Kids’ starring TV roles on first day of big school

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Universities clamping down on freshers’ week hedonism

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University centre praised by education watchdog

Education

Ross Barr meets royalty at manufacturing event

Business

West Yorkshire motorway is nation’s slowest

News 4

Cleaners on strike as pay dispute continues

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Women protested last Friday against pension inequality.

More than 20,000 women in district hit by pension changes

Business

City raises flag in support of bi-sexual residents

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Tracy Brabin.

Former Coronation street actress shortlisted to replace Jo Cox

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Yvette Cooper MP.

MP urges Prime Minister to meet refugee pledge

Politics

Welcome to Barnsley: Bid to merge Hemsworth MP’s seat with nearby South Yorkshire

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Yvette Cooper MP.

Boundary Commission plan will rip up political map

Politics

Appeal after Christmas tree ‘goes missing’

Environment

Met Office storm names - is your name on the list?

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Harvest moon

Hopes for clear skies to spot tonight’s spooky Harvest moon

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UPDATED: US Iraq general Stanley McChrystal’s firm is paid £420,000 by NHS

Health

Hangover free booze and ‘safe’ cigs on the way - thanks to Brexit

Health
Amanda Howe and Amanda Boulton braved the shave.

Friends brave the shave for Macmillan Cancer

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Agnes Patrickson with Lucy, Joanne, Sally and Emma Hobson.

Mountain walk raises cash to fund dementia nurses

Health

Young mum makes her dream wedding before losing cancer battle

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