Pontefract and Castleford Express

Watch: Exotic wild parakeets caught on camera at Yorkshire nature reserve

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KFC closes in Wakefield...because it has run out of chicken

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Tesco Hemsworth, picture courtesy of Google.

Teenagers arrested on suspicion of arson after Tesco supermarket fire

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Merger of two football clubs could 'transform' Wakefield district

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First look inside district’s new £5m leisure centre

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£750 million masterplan to transform Castleford

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Police find shops willing to sell knives illegally to children in West Yorkshire

Crime

Residents agree action is needed at busy ‘racecourse roundabout’

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Alice Bacon

Blue plaque to be unveiled for Normanton-born MP Alice Bacon as part of International Women’s Day celebrations

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Misi Taulapapa scored Featherstone's first try at London this afternoon.

Moore sent off as Featherstone slump to first defeat with seven-try hammering at London

Featherstone Rovers
Pontefract Badgers.

Badgers through to national finals

Sport
Castleford's Lucy Staples makes a surging run against Sandal last weekend. Picture: Ed Dyke.

Castleford beat derby rivals in a semi-final for the second time

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Some of Pontefract Pirates' players celebrate the club's tenth anniversary.

Ten-up Pontefract Pirates are celebrating

Football

Bottom team Bombers lose narrowly to title-chasers Flanagan’s

Sport

Merger of two football clubs could 'transform' Wakefield district

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Pontefract star Willstrop proud to be in England’s squad for Commonwealth Games

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Spotlight on great German composers

Music
Jessica gets down to unearthing the secrets of her explorer ancestor.

COLUMN: Digging up the secrets of our fascinating family tree

Lifestyle
Redundancy: its not the end of the world!

Column: Redundancy: it’s not the end of the world!

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