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100 holiday homes for Pugneys Country Park?

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Adam Clark, new town crier for Pontefract.

Butcher lands role of town crier as tradition is revived after 120 years

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VIDEO: Pontefract turned pink for the big race

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Dr Kate Granger in June, 2013. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

Inspirational Yorkshire Dr Kate Granger 'will never be forgotten' says husband ahead of International #HelloMyNameIs Day

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M&S food hall turned down by city planners

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Rugby League ‘family’ turns out in force for young Evan

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Grammar school to redevelop the former Clayton Hospital

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New sports pavilion in country park

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Town’s war memorial to be restored

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A&E department could be downgraded

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M62 accident leads to heavy traffic

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Henrietta Street, Batley. Image: Google

Woman, 80, struck by car and seriously injured in Batley

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Hemsworth Lane Fitzwilliam. Image: Google

Two teenagers seriously injured after car hit tree near Pontefract

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M62 delays after accident closes two lanes

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A collision in Fryston Road, Airedale, is causing disruption to bus services. Picture: Google

Travel alert: Buses diverted in Castleford after crash

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Drink drive arrest after car crashed into wall in Ossett

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Melissa Whittington pictured with her partner Mark

Mother-of-four killed by suspected drink driver in Ossett was "beautiful angel"

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Historic child sex abuse inquiry - police arrest 16 people in West Yorkshire

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Wanted Romanian child sex offender is arrested in Batley

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Brigshaw is proud of its top dancers

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Principal of Minsthorpe Community College Ray Henshaw.

Schools are 'creaking at the seams' and need more money, warns headteacher

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School’s good rating is a first

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Childcare windfall worth £600,000 for the region

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ABOVE: Normanton All Saints CE Infant School at the Childrens University graduation at Theatre Royal Wakefield. Picture: Duncan Lomax/Ravage Productions.

Meet the mini graduates from the Wakefield district

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M62 accident leads to heavy traffic

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Ossett butcher creates liquorice pork pie for Pontefract festival

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A collision in Fryston Road, Airedale, is causing disruption to bus services. Picture: Google

Travel alert: Buses diverted in Castleford after crash

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M&S foodhall plans could be turned down

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Wakefield Council leader Peter Box slams government over HS2

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Wakefield Council leader Peter Box to chair Key Cities Group

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

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The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than 7,000 to 155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.

Yorkshire house prices on the rise - but not as fast as the national average

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General election count in Wakefield 2017.

All Wakefield MPs hang on to their seats

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Yorkshire Weather: When will the thunderstorms hit and how severe are they likely to be?

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A sea bird flies past the rising sun near the RSPB nature reserve at Bempton Cliffs in Yorkshire. But the weather will turn nasty in the coming days with thunderstorms predicted. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: Met Office issues warning as thunderstorms are expected to hit Tuesday and Wednesday

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Weather: Warm temperatures to return this week

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Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust faces CQC action over staffing

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Have your children had head lice problems?

Smartphones are causing a rise in head lice among school kids

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Stateside travels for Type 1 Diabetes campaigning Leeds teenager

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Jermain Defoe met his friend Bradley Lowery last night as the family say their little boy is finding it hard to breathe.

Jermain Defoe visits cancer battler Bradley Lowery as family say he is 'finding breathing difficult'

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

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