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Leeds Bradford Airport launches unique 'travel bucket list' flights to Arctic city

Leeds Bradford Airport is to offer specially chartered flights to a top 'travel bucket list' destination.

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M62 accident leads to heavy traffic

Drivers on the M62 suffered heavy traffic this afternoon following an accident.

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Ossett butcher creates liquorice pork pie for Pontefract festival

Ossett butcher creates liquorice pork pie for Pontefract festival

Visitors to the Pontefract Liquorice Festival were able to pick up an exclusive flavoured pork pie.

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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

Buses are being diverted in Castleford this afternoon while emergency services work at the scene of a crash.
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M&S foodhall plans could be turned down

M&S foodhall plans could be turned down

Plans for a Marks and Spencer food outlet in Sandal are to be recommended for refusal, despite growing support.

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28 March 2017.......  Temple Works  Marshall Street, Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson.

Burberry scraps plans for flagship site in Leeds

Burberry has scrapped plans to open a new state-of-the-art manufacturing and weaving facility at the ​Grade I listed Temple Works building in Leeds’ South Bank.

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All Wakefield staff made redundant by burger restaurant chain, administrators confirm

All Wakefield staff made redundant by burger restaurant chain, administrators confirm

All Staff working at a chain restaurant in Wakefield have been made redundant after the company collapsed into administration.

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Northern rail strike to continue into Monday rush hour

Northern rail strike to continue into Monday rush hour

Industrial action on Northern rail services will continue into Monday.

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Restaurant in Wakefield closes after chain collapses into administration

Restaurant in Wakefield closes after chain collapses into administration

The future of a chain restaurant on Trinity Walk looks to be hanging in the balance after the company collapsed into administration.

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27 June 2017........... Harworth Group PLC are seeking to redevelop the old Kellingley Colliery site near Pontefract. Finance Director Andrew Kirkman. Picture Scott Merrylees

Work on site of former Big K to start by 2019?

the developers behind the site of the former Kellingley Colliery hope to begin work by 2019 and have already had expression of interests from firms looking to set up on the site.

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An ‘incredible’ team of warriors

An ‘incredible’ team of warriors

Gym members young and old have tackled a gruelling obstacle course of ice and mud to raise funds for the Prince of Wales Hospice.

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Volunteers help improve school environment

Volunteers help improve school environment

Almost 50 volunteers from DS Smith have given up their time to carry out improvements at North Featherstone J&I School.

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Planned roadworks by Highways England, Monday 10 July to Sunday 16 July

Will roadworks affect your journey next week?

If you're planning on travelling up and down the roads of Yorkshire over the coming week, check the list below to see if your journey will be affected.

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VIDEO: KLM plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport

KLM airline boss Warner Rootliep has revealed plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport - establishing it as Yorkshire's gateway to the world.
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Motorway roadworks for the week ahead

These are the planned roadworks for next week

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MP vows to fight to get HS2 out of our area

Hemsworth MP Jon Trickett has pledged to do all he can to stop HS2 passing through the district.

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The M62 is closed between junctions 24 and 25.

M62 reopens after crash and oil spill near Brighouse

The M62 has been fully reopened in West Yorkshire following a crash this morning that caused an oil spill - but motorists are still being warned of hour-long delays.

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Arriva North trains set for three-day strike in July

Arriva North trains set for three-day strike in July

Trains are set to grind to a hall during a three-day strike by staff at Arriva Rail North.

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Smartcard use up by 20 per cent, says combined authority chairman

The chairman of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority has celebrated the “huge impact” of a smartcard travel scheme.

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Clarke Hall after its no-expense-spared restoration

Restored to glory: Transforming Clarke Hall from a museum to a home

A renowned council-run living museum in Wakefield has been put up for sale by a couple who have spent a lifetime of rescuing and restoring historic homes,

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