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Accident causing delays on M62

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Protesters tried to get the council to overturn their decision to close the centre when the news was first announced.

Demolition of Knottingley Sports Centre to start

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VIDEO: Investigation launched as man left in critical condition after Wakefield pub attack

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VIDEO: Investigation launched as man left in critical condition after Wakefield pub attack

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Weather: 'BEAST FROM THE EAST' to freeze Yorkshire next week

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Blaze at glass recycling plant in South Kirkby near Pontefract

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KFC re-opens in Wakefield

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Police are cracking down on shoplifting.

'Lift it and we will lift you' police warn as they launch new drive to tackle shop thefts in Wakefield

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Accident causing delays on M62

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Wrangbrook Lane, Upton. Image: Google.

Man dead and woman fighting for life after head-on crash in Upton near Pontefract

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Wrangbrook Lane, Upton. Image: Google

Two people seriously injured in crash at Upton near Pontefract: Road remains closed

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The M621 in Leeds.

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

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The new bus will run to Xscape.

New bus service will link Wakefield to Xscape

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VIDEO: Investigation launched as man left in critical condition after Wakefield pub attack

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VIDEO: Investigation launched as man left in critical condition after Wakefield pub attack

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Police are cracking down on shoplifting.

'Lift it and we will lift you' police warn as they launch new drive to tackle shop thefts in Wakefield

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Vladimir Madle.

Crystal Meth and bomb making lab found in drug dealer's Wakefield bedsit

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School dropped into special measures following Ofsted visit

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Struggling primary school could merge with nearby secondary

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Event adds up to happy pupils and parents

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Ofsted steps in at struggling primary school

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Wakefield City Academies Trust has published its accounts.

Wakefield City Academies Trust 'financially solvent' as it ceases to run schools

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Video: Big name retailers have already signed up for £160m retail park off M62

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Merger of two football clubs could 'transform' Wakefield district

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The M621 in Leeds.

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

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The new bus will run to Xscape.

New bus service will link Wakefield to Xscape

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West Yorkshire transport bosses call for ‘urgent overhaul’ of rail infrastructure planning system

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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

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MP Jeremy Hunt.

Council’s call to ‘Give our NHS more funding’

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Pugneys Park

Watersports under threat at Pugneys Park as Wakefield Council looks to save cash

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Communities Secretary Sajid Javid arriving in Downing Street. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Yorkshire devolution: Minister finally agrees to meet council leaders over region-wide deal

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Video captures 'breaking glass' ice phenomenon at Leeds reservoir

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

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Yorkshire is facing up to another chilly weekend. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: What does the weekend weather have in store for Yorkshire?

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The waste site.

Wakefield recycling boss in court for operating without a licence

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MP Jeremy Hunt.

Council’s call to ‘Give our NHS more funding’

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Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Wakefield Council calls for Prime Minister to sack Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt during NHS debate

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Yvette Cooper MP

MP highlights issues facing hospital trust during parliamentary debate

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