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

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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

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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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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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Updated: Delays clearing on M62 in West Yorkshire after multi-car crash

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Buses in Leeds City Centre.

Amendments to bus timetables in region across the weekend

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Updated: Traffic cleras on M62 motorway in West Yorkshire after vehicle breaks down

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Teenagers arrested on suspicion of arson after Tesco supermarket fire

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Some of the knives illegally sold to under 18s at shops tested in West Yorkshire.

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

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Picture by Allan McKenzie/YWNG - 13/02/18 - Press - Kinsley Community Centre Lead Theft, Fitzwilliam, England - Peter Taberner with centre manager Jill Craig, Sandra Picken and Glyn Lloyd.

Upset after series of thefts from roof of village community centre

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Twitter user @Yorkshire_Grit shared this image of the scene yesterday.

UPDATE: Man arrested after stabbing at abattoir released as investigations continue

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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

Business
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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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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Weather alert

Met office issue weather warning of snow and ice for Wakefield

Environment

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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Health bosses hope to reassure people over shake-up of A&E services in Wakefield

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Fears over future of Yorkshire GP services after closures and mergers

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