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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
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New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.
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Appeal after car reverses into mum and child in pushchair as they cross the road

Appeal after car reverses into mum and child in pushchair as they cross the road

A woman and her young child escaped injury after a car reversed into them as they crossed the road.

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School closed and 30 homes hit by power cut

School closed and 30 homes hit by power cut

Homes have been hit by a power cut which also forced the closure of a school in Pontefract.

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Trinity chairman Michael Carter

Wakefield Trinity stadium saga still not resolved

The future of Wakefield Trinity remains uncertain seven weeks after a deadline passed for the club to confirm stadium plans for next season.

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More rail strikes to hit Northern services

More rail strikes to hit Northern services

Workers at four rail companies - including Northern - are to stage two 24-hour strikes due to worsening disputes over the role of guards and driver-only trains.

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The Dean of Wakefield Very Revd Jonathan Greener

Dean of Wakefield to leave role at city's Cathedral to become Dean of Exeter

The Dean of Wakefield, the Very Revd Jonathan Greener will leave the city's cathedral to take up a new role as the Dean of Exeter.
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Town’s silver In Bloom accolade

Town’s silver In Bloom accolade

Pontefract’s fabulous flowers and perfect planters have won an award at this year’s Yorkshire in Bloom ceremony .

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School closed by power cut

School closed by power cut

A power cut has forced the closure of The Rookeries J&I School in Pontefract.

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Coun Peter Box and Paul Kempe at the Rutland Mills site.

Company, which will transform Wakefield's Rutland Mills site, to host free creative industries event at The Hepworth

A free-one day event, bringing together professionals in the arts, technology and creative industries will take place in the district.
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Aldi launches budget friendly wine advent calendar.

Aldi launches budget friendly wine advent calendar

If you’re partial to a festive drink or two throughout December you'll be able to raise a toast with every calendar door.
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Author will share tales of variety stars

An author will be sharing her stories about Shirley Bassey, Louis Armstrong and Eric Morecambe at Featherstone Library next week.

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Pets more part of the family than ever before

Pets more part of the family than ever before

Pet lovers now think nothing of kissing the dog goodbye before leaving for work, sharing a bath with their pet - and facetiming the cat, according to a study.
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Mayor cuts ribbon at hospice’s new store

The Mayor of Wakefield, Coun Kevin Barker, has officially opened a new Prince of Wales Hospice shop at a ribbon cutting ceremony that was also attended by Castleford Tiger star Zak Hardaker.

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Pontefract Castle

New discovery made during conservation work at Pontefract Castle

A floor and part of a wall not seen for more than 350 years have been uncovered during conservation work at Pontefract Castle.
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Viv Nicholson

Spend, Spend, Spend: New exhibition about notorious pools winner Viv Nicholson opens in Castleford

An exhibition documenting the life of Britain's most famous pools winner has opened at Castleford Museum.
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19th February 2013. Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire Mark Burns-Williamson.

Mark Burns-Williamson: We all have part to play in tackling modern slavery

WITHIN the last few days, modern slavery and the trauma suffered by victims has quite rightly made headlines.

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Warning after children found on market stall roof

Youths climbing onto the roof of an old market stalls have prompted police in Hemsworth to issue a warning about the risks involved.

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Police received several calls about an ongoing robbery at a motorcycle business, in Church Street, Thornes

'Noxious substance' sprayed at staff in Wakefield robbery

Balaclava-clad thieves sprayed a noxious substance at staff in a robbery in Thornes.

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High blood pressure death risk for thousands in Leeds and Wakefield

A HEALTH charity is urging people to get tested for potentially deadly high blood pressure after revealing tens of thousands of sufferers in Leeds and Wakefield remain undiagnosed.

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