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Wakefield Council services over Christmas

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Clockwise from top left: Darnell Harte; Ellis and Elliot Thornton-Kimmitt; Robbie Meerun, and Anthoney Armour.

UPDATED: Five killed after car hit tree in Leeds: Inquests opened and adjourned

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Mystery ‘Labour death’ plane spotted over Wakefield

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Wakefield Road, Ossett. Image: Google

Caravan blaze on Wakefield Road Ossett: Man suffered smoke inhalation

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The all time greatest - top 40 favourite Christmas songs

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Firefighters free person trapped in car after crash near Wakefield garden centre

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Horseman made sporting history

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Wanted: Man recalled to prison has links to Wakefield district

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West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

Crime
The Beatles in Sheffield in December 1965. John Lennon, second right, was inspired to write Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite after buying a poster for Pablo Fanques circus

Beatles’ link to Wakefield circus pioneer

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Over 70 bus routes set to run in West Yorkshire on Boxing Day

Transport

Drunk driver turns up to collect uninsured friend from police stop near Leeds

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Southmoor Road, Hemsworth. Image: Google

Man injured after car crashes into tree in Hemsworth

Transport

Six months of disruption: M621 in Leeds to be shut overnight for upgrades

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Paul Matthews from First, Alex Hornby from Transdev, Dave Pearson from the WYCA and Jonathan Woodhouse from Arriva.

Multi-million pound bus investment bids to keep Leeds and West Yorkshire on move

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Wanted: Man recalled to prison has links to Wakefield district

Crime

West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

Crime
Amanda Leather

Woman had sex with underage boy and smoked cannabis with him

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Pensioner dies after Castleford town centre collision

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It’s been a busy term for Freeston students

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North Huddersfield Trust School. Image: Google

Tragic death of seven-year-old West Yorkshire schoolgirl

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Sandal Magna Community Academy. Picture courtesy of Google.

School closed over faulty boiler

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Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

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Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

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Over 70 bus routes set to run in West Yorkshire on Boxing Day

Transport
The People's Powerhouse project was founded by Jo Miller and Tracy Fishwick

Citizens assembly could put people at the heart of Northern Powerhouse concept, says report

Politics

Drunk driver turns up to collect uninsured friend from police stop near Leeds

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Normanton firm Bidfood employs a winning team

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Citizens assembly could put people at the heart of Northern Powerhouse concept, says report

Politics

Labour Party holds Wakefield West seat after council by-election

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MP Jon Trickett.

MP’s bid to halt boundary change

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Budget 2017: Hammond and May put on united front on visit to Leeds College of Building

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Chris Grayling boards a train in York on his way to Horsforth. Picture: Gary Longbottom

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

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Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

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The Knottingley hydro electric plant.

VIDEO: £7.5m Knottingley hydroelectric plant to produce a 'century worth of power'

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Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Environment

‘Mental health stigma makes recovery harder’

Health

'Through the 12 days of Christmas we saw in A&E' - NHS launches festive video about Wakefield's emergency department

Health
Valerie and Lindsey Coulson

Fundraiser in Featherstone to raise cash for cancer treatment

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Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust launches live A&E waiting times

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Pinderfields Hospital

JON TRICKETT: The NHS is what matters most to Hemsworth constituents

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