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Millions of us to lose our remaining holidays before the New Year

Six million UK workers are set to lose some of their annual leave because they have simply failed to take the time off during the year.

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Chocolate is toxic for dogs

Festive treats that could be deadly for your dog

Millions of dogs around the country will be fed festive treats which could potentially harm them this Christmas, a study has found.

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New hope for Wakefield Trinity out-of-town stadium?

New hope for Wakefield Trinity out-of-town stadium?

Rugby League stadium plans have been offered a glimmer of hope after a planning application was sent to Wakefield Council.

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Please help us feed families

Please help us feed families

A foodbank has made a desperate appeal for donations to help people who are having to choose between eating and putting the heating on.

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Community projects pitching for funds on BBC show Let’s Get a Good Thing Going

Community projects pitching for funds on BBC show Let’s Get a Good Thing Going

A TV show in which people were invited to pitch for funds to get a community project off the ground will be screened next week.

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West Yorkshire Police truancy patrols

More than 40 children stopped in two hours during truancy patrols

MOre than 40 children were questioned in just two hours about why they were not at school as truancy officers targeted areas of Castleford and Pontefract.

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Billboard proposal- did she say yes?

Billboard proposal- did she say yes?

An Ackworth man surprised his girlfriend when he proposed - by advertising it on a giant billboard.

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Urgent appeal put out for festive toys

Urgent appeal put out for festive toys

AN urgent appeal has been made for donations of toys to help some of the district’s most vulnerable families this Christmas.

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Nursery ‘inadequate’ in all areas

Nursery ‘inadequate’ in all areas

The safety of children at a nursery school is being put at risk, an education watchdog has warned.

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Nurse shortage hits patient care at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust

Nurse shortage hits patient care at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust

Hospital wards are shortstaffed after the number of nursing vacancies more than doubled during the past year, official figures reveal.

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Mum inspires headshave

Mum inspires headshave

PAULA HUTCHINSON raised more than £2,000 for good causes with a charity headshave inspired by her mum.

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Two-hour delay on the M62 due to van crash

Two-hour delay on the M62 due to van crash

Drivers are facing two hours delays on the M62 after a van overturned on the motorway.

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Upton village green. Image courtesy of Google.

Playground and basketball court to be created on village green

A piece of land used joy riders and vandals could be transformed into a children's play area and basketball court.

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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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WIN: Family tickets to The Magical Lantern Festival in Roundhay Park Leeds

Let it glow, let it glow, let it glow!

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Revealed: Wakefield one of UK's cheapest cities for parking

Revealed: Wakefield one of UK's cheapest cities for parking

Wakefield is one of the cheapest cities to park in, in the country, according to a new study.
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PC Serena Rickard is one of those who has shared her story via #HumansofWakefieldPolice

#HumansofWakefieldPolice: Why Wakefield police officers have started sharing personal stories on Twitter

Frontline police officers in Wakefield are sharing personal stories from their lives as part of a social media project to show the human side of the force.
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Some of the officers featured in the #HumansofWakefieldPolice series to date.

#HumansofWakefieldPolice: Read the stories shared by frontline Wakefield police officers

A series of personal stories shared by frontline police officers in Wakefield have been winning praise for showing the human side of the force.
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Traffic on the M62 on the approach to junction 30 near Wakefield. Picture: Crown 2017.

M62 'carriageway defect' near Wakefield causes lane closure

A lane of the M62 has been closed near Wakefield while repairs are made to the carriageway.
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Primary school league tables 2017: Yorkshire is worst performing region

Yorkshire is the worst performing region in the country for pupils failing to meet the expected standard by the end of primary school, according to new league tables.

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