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Labour Party holds Wakefield West seat after council by-election

Labour have held the Wakefield West council seat after a by-election was held.

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Jacob Hazel, who has scored in eight successive games.

Frickley aim to keep up red hot run of form

Frickley Athletic will be looking to maintain their rich vein of form of recent weeks when they travel to play Lincoln United on Saturday.

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Castleford Tigers chief executive Steve Gill.

Castleford frustrated at lack of world series game

Castleford Tigers have expressed their disappointment at not being given the chance to test themselves against Australian opposition next season.

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Former Featherstone Rovers player Les Tonks.

Funeral of Rovers legend Les Tonks on December 12

THE funeral of former Featherstone Rovers prop Les Tonks will be held at Featherstone Methodist Church, Wilson Street, Featherstone, on Tuesday, December 12 (10.45am).

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Lane on M62 closed in Leeds

A lane was closed on the M62 this morning.

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Eli Hey celebrates scoring Pontefract Collieries' fourth goal at Liversedge. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Hey seals another Ponte Colls win as they withstand fight back

Pontefract Collieries maintained their title challenge last Saturday when they had their Toolstation NCE Premier League game at Liversedge effectively won by half-time.

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Knottingley Judo Club's successful team (left to right) Kevin Day (coach), Jack Wilson, Alex Powell, Charlie Temple (behind Charlie is coach Catriona Barber), Maisie Cooper, Amelia Nicholson, Jayden Robbins and head coach Ian Sidaway.

Great teamwork earns Knottingley bronze medal

KNOTTINGLEY Judo Club won the team bronze medal by finishing third at the Yorkshire and Humberside Team Closed Competition at Goole Leisure Centre.

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Darts section leaders Rock Inn B beat Olde Tavern 7-0.

Leaders Rock on a roll with 10 wins on spin

UNBEATEN Rock Inn B retained top spot in Castleford and District Darts and Dominoes League’s darts section with their tenth straight victory.

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Featherstone Colliery's Kyle Pearson.

Pearson doubles up as Featherstone knock Kellingley out of cup

Kellingley Welfare put up a battling effort against their higher division neighbours Featherstone Colliery, but it was not enough as they were knocked out of the Castleford & District FA Challenge Cup.

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Orhan Yigit and Leeds Crown Court

West Yorkshire PCSO admits 'sexting' woman but denies rape and sex assault charges

A POLICE Community Support Officer accused of raping a domestic violence victim told a jury he did not force himself upon her when he went to her home.
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Be on your guard this Christmas.

Record number of parking fines expected thanks to private companies taking over

Overstaying in private car parks could prove to be a hidden cost this Christmas as the RAC is warning drivers they are now 13 times more likely to receive a ticket than a decade ago.

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Why a shop worker can legally refuse your copper coins

Why a shop worker can legally refuse your copper coins

Have you ever had a pocket full of shrapnel and wanted to get rid of it in the supermarket or pub?

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Matty Wildie: "The squad has improved from last season."

Rovers star Wildie: Competition for places will be high next season

MATTY Wildie believes keen competition for places will make Featherstone Rovers a tough team to beat in 2018.

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Lancaster House Hotel

TRAVEL: Rolling out the red carpet for a warm welcome at Lancaster House

The red carpet may have been intended for the arrival of the wedding party, but it had nothing on the real warm welcome that greeted us at our weekend retreat.

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Roy Thompson owner of Wakefield Off Road Motorcycles at the premises.

Family feared acid attack after being squirted in face with ammonia during Wakefield bike shop robbery

A businessman described the terrifying moment he feared he had been the victim of an acid attack when masked robbers threw ammonia in his face during a raid on his motorbike shop.

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Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust launches live A&E waiting times

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust launches live A&E waiting times

Accident and emergency waiting times can be viewed online after a live tracking system was launched by Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust.

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MP Jon Trickett.

MP’s bid to halt boundary change

MP Jon Trickett has launched a petition to try and halt plans that would carve up his constituency and move it into Barnsley.

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The RSPCA has launched a new campaign.

Yorkshire urged to be kind at Christmas as stats show animal cruelty toll

The RSPCA is bracing itself for 2,000 calls a day during the festive period as it launches a new appeal to help care for abused, neglected and sick animals.

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Jack Walton will be lighting up Normanton and Castleford.

10 things to do over the next seven days

In need of some inspiration for what to do over the next few days?
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Rangi Chase

Ex-Castleford star Chase banned for two years

FORMER Castleford Tigers star Rangi Chase has been banned from all sport for two years following a positive drugs test.

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