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Biker, 70, suffered broken arm in Wakefield village crash

A BIKER aged 70 suffered a broken arm when the motorcycle he was riding was involved in collision with a car in the village of Newmillerdam near Wakefield today.

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February Wakey Up Your Wardrobe winner Becky Walker

Are you ready for a springtime makeover?

The deadline is looming to enter this month’s Wakey Up Your Wardrobe competition.

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WATCH: 10 of the most viewed Storm Doris videos

WATCH: 10 of the most viewed Storm Doris videos

Storm Doris battered the UK yesterday and much of it was captured on video.

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FAMILY: Mum-of-two and top family blogger Sophei Mei Lan with daughter Arianna.

Sandal mum is a Super Blogger

A family blogger who documents her daily life living in Sandal has won an international award. 

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Paul Fenton at his Hanging Heaton home.

Drumming ‘hero’ to celebrate bandmate Bolan’s life with gig

Opening the show at New York City’s Madison Square Garden in front of thousands of people with a solo drum routine is not a standard trip down memory lane.

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Milk company set to create 60 new jobs with move

Milk company set to create 60 new jobs with move

A milk-processing company is seeking to double in size by moving premises and creating more than 60 new jobs.

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VIDEO: Yorkshire’s Guardians of the Galaxy rebuild half-tonne telescope at nature reserve

Yorkshire astronomy enthusiasts have stars in their eyes after an amazing project to dismantle a half-tonne telescope, transport it 200 miles and rebuild it on a nature reserve. Chris Burn reports.

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The incident occurred on December 21, 2016.

Three arrested after police pursuit across counties

Three men have been arrested after leading police on a 40-minute pursuit across county borders.

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Norman and Kathleen Hazell.

Meeting at club led to 60 years of marriage

A former mayor of Wakefield and his wife of 60 years have celebrated their Diamond Wedding.

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Conference for HS2 alternatives

Conference for HS2 alternatives

Campaigners against a controversial high-speed rail link will hold a conference to discuss alternatives to the scheme.

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Oops - Johnny Nelson comes adrift

TV exposure! The awkward moment Sheffield boxing hero Johnny Nelson’s pants burst

Johnny Nelson is a big guy.

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Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source

Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source

A US Air Force plane which helped in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster has been called in to find the source of a mysterious radioactive cloud heading towards the UK.

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Jobs at risk after contract is lost

Jobs at risk after contract is lost

Dozens of jobs could go after logistics firm DHL lost a contract to provide warehouse services for mobile phone giant O2.

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How do you have yours? 12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

How do you have yours? 12 ways to have pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here!

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How workers can enjoy 18 days off this Easter with just nine days annual leave

How workers can enjoy 18 days off this Easter with just nine days annual leave

With March just around the corner and the Christmas holidays now a distant memory, a prolonged break from work may seem like just wishful thinking.

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Do you know them? Barefaced thieves steal £40K worth of motorbikes from shop

Brazen thieves have been caught on CCTV stealing more than £40,000 worth of motocross bikes and equipment from a Wakefield shop.

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“Holy cr*p, people are stupid”: Walking Dead actor blasts Yorkshire man who got Primark to ban ‘racist’ t-shirt

“Holy cr*p, people are stupid”: Walking Dead actor blasts Yorkshire man who got Primark to ban ‘racist’ t-shirt

An actor whose catchphrase is at the centre of a ‘racist’ t-shirt row has blasted the Yorkshire Methodist minister who got Primark to ban the garment after he complained.

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Council’s booze approvals criticised by residents

Council’s booze approvals criticised by residents

Wakefield Council have been criticised for granting two all-day alcohol licences as the government announced it was giving extra help to tackle drinking issues in the district.

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This photo was taken by an environmental health officer in the kitchen at Dixy Chicken

'Dirty' Leeds fast food shop hit with £2,395 court bill

A FAST food shop in Leeds city centre has been prosecuted for a second time in a month after an investigation was launched when a customer allegedly suffered food poisoning.

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