Magpie Recipe: Chilli coconut shellfish

This is the latest fish recipe from the Magpie Cafe in Whitby.

Grant Millington.

Castleford forward ready for a good hit-out against Leeds

Castleford Tigers’ Dream team selected forward Grant Millington is eager to see where he and his team are at ahead of the new season when they play the second of their warm-up matches tomorrow at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

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YMCA E eased to a 9-1 win against YMCA B.

Pacesetters YMCE E show their class

CASTLEFORD, Pontefract and District Table Tennis League leaders YMCA E eased to a 9-1 win against YMCA B.

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Wanderers retained a two point lead over Division One title rivals Flanagan's Army.

Perfect 10 for Dudes as they beat Leading Ladies

FIVE Towns Quiz League Division Two leaders Golden Lion made it 10 wins from 10 matches with a 78-52 victory at Leading Ladies.

John Duffy: "I am happy with what we have done in pre-season."

Duffy expecting York to test Featherstone ‘all over the park’

TWO WEEKS before their Betfred Championship opener, boss John Duffy is happy with how Featherstone Rovers are shaping up, but admits some combinations need more work.

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Pontefract Park. Image: Google

Sex attacker who targeted women jogging in Pontefract Park is jailed

A TEENAGER who sexually assaulted two women out jogging in Pontefract Park before exposing himself has been jailed for 14 months.

Murder investigation launched after man dies in street attack

Murder investigation launched after man dies in street attack

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a Castleford man who was attacked in the street.

Leeds Crown Court

Widow admits £53,000 insurance firm fraud after husband’s death: Normanton pensioner avoids immediate jail

A WIDOW with a gambling problem defrauded more than £53,000 from life insurance company Prudential after the death of her husband, a court heard.

Man dies after collision in Wakefield

Man dies after collision in Wakefield

A 64-year-old man has died after a collision on a rural road in Wakefield this morning.

Will this crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire affect your commute home tonight?

Will this crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire affect your commute home tonight?

Three lanes of the M62 are closed as emergency services deal with a collision between a HGV and a car.
Featherstone face Halifax in the Summer Bash at Blackpool the following Saturday.

Featherstone’s home game against Leigh switched to Saturday evening

FEATHERSTONE’S Betfred Championship fixture against Leigh Centurions at LD Nutrition Stadium next season has been brought a day.

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Rovers coach John Duffy will be seeking a third successive pre-season win against York on Sunday.

Trio return for Featherstone’s warm-up game against York

FEATHERSTONE Rovers welcome back captain Ian Hardman, Scott Wheeldon and John Davies for Sunday’s home friendly against League One York City Knights (3pm).

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Cormac Hamilton, Trinity Walk's centre manager in Wakefield.

Trinity Walk chief’s favourite things about Wakefield

Cormac Hamilton came to Wakefield three and a half years ago to become Trinity Walk’s new centre manager. He played a key role in driving forward to the newly formed Wakefield BID. He’s keen to see Trinity Walk play a big part in the city’s resurgence.

Cheers: Staff Jack Messenger, Louise Waters and Lou Clarke at Harrys Bar.

Harry’s Bar is top of the hops

A popular real ale tavern in Wakefield has claimed its second gong in as many weeks after being named the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) pub of the year.

Choir aiming to beat the blues

Choir aiming to beat the blues

A choir is bringing science and singing together as part of an experiment into beating the winter blues.


Column: Council leader Peter Box says ‘let’s be bold and innovative with technology’

I hope you started the year in good health and avoided the dreaded flu bug - unlike me!

Star turn: Jason Robinson with staff from Central Alliance at the new depot

Rugby star Jason Robinson on hand to open depot

Rugby star Jason Robinson was on hand to help open a company’s new premises in Normanton.

The petition is handed over.

Library could get new home in town hall

The Ossett library building could be sold off and the service moved permanently to Ossett Town Hall.

Picture by Allan McKenzie/YWNG - 15/01/18 - Press - Fox and Hounds Panto, Newmillerdam, England - The Fox and Hounds Panto cast.

Wakefield pub pantomime set for a return - oh yes it is

From pulling pints to putting on a panto, a pub is to be temporarily turned into a pop-up theatre for a production.

Serena Korda, Hold Fast, Stand Sure, I Scream a Revolution 2016.

Behind the scenes at The Hepworth

Emily Riddle, assistant curator at The Hepworth Wakefield gives an insight into her role:

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