Pontefract and Castleford Express

Wakefield’s £5.9m social care hubs are saving NHS resources and helping those in need

Health
Care Quality Commission

Residents left wearing same underwear for several days running at inadequate Castleford care home

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A snake.

Dangerous wild animals are living at private addresses in Yorkshire

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Sunny spells
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This is what the weather is set to be like in Yorkshire over the school summer holidays

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£1 million Ossett Lotto winners thank shopper for letting them enter draw before deadline

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Get help with hay fever

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Domestic abuse spiked during World Cup, police in West Yorkshire reveal

Crime
Coun Jacquie Speight, Wakefield Council's cabinet member for culture, leisure and sport, promoting the Quentin Blake exhibition of Roald Dahl portraits at Wakefield Museum. Credit:  Quentin Blake: �Quentin Blake 2018.

Portraits of Roald Dahl’s characters at Wakefield Museum

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Wakefield Council leader Coun Peter Box

Wakefield Council leave vulnerable children at risk, damning Ofsted report says

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Dennis Hartley, right, with former Cas team-mate Malcolm Reilly.

Castleford Tigers: Former stars out to launch Dennis Hartley biography, ‘Big Den’

Castleford Tigers
Octave is clear on his way to victory at Pontefract's meeting last week. Picture: Alan Wright

Top Beatles tribute act set to entertain at Pontefract’s last evening meeting

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Williams named captain for Pontefract Collieries’ historic season

Football

New signing Smith in line to make debut for Featherstone Rovers at Swinton

Rugby league

Featherstone Rovers: We paid price for believing our own hype, says Duffy

Rugby league
The limited edition bag is available in limited numbers at a cost of 70.

Leeds fashion brand launches limited edition bag to honour Yorkshire Day

Arts
Coun Jacquie Speight, Wakefield Council's cabinet member for culture, leisure and sport, promoting the Quentin Blake exhibition of Roald Dahl portraits at Wakefield Museum. Credit:  Quentin Blake: �Quentin Blake 2018.

Portraits of Roald Dahl’s characters at Wakefield Museum

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Great British Bake Off star Howard Middleton.

Great British Bake Off star set for food festival

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The limited edition bag is available in limited numbers at a cost of 70.

Leeds fashion brand launches limited edition bag to honour Yorkshire Day

Arts

One of the world's hottest cheeses is available in Yorkshire and it's 300 TIMES hotter than Jalapeños

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