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Businesses will soon face charges for Wakefield Council’s advice

Businesses in Wakefield will soon have to pay for professional advice provided by the council.

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NATO: Madeleine Moon MP, Mary Creagh MP and John Spellar MP.

Politically Speaking with Mary Creagh MP: Europe and NATO confronting new challenges

I spent the Whitsun bank holiday weekend, as I have for the last three years, at a NATO meeting.

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Wakefield Council leader Coun Peter Box

COLUMN:‘Passengers should not have to pay for this,’ says council leader, Peter Box

Like far too many of you, I, and lots of my colleagues and family, have been affected by the ongoing fiasco on our railways.

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Mary Wilson, widow of former Prime Minister Harold Wilson, dies aged 102

Jeremy Corbyn has led tributes to Mary Wilson, widow of former Labour prime minister Harold Wilson, after her death aged 102.

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Nick Farmer.

Councillor reinstated by Conservative Party

A Tory councillor has had his party membership reinstated after an investigation into his conduct.

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Passengers have suffered unprecedented delays and cancellations on Northern services since new timetables were introduced last week.

'Truly sorry' Northern rail warns it will take weeks to improve services following delays and cancellation chaos across the North

Northern rail has warned it will take weeks to turn around unprecedented delays and cancellations which are causing chaos for millions of commuters.
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20th April 2011'Normanton Train Station'PICTURE: MATTHEW PAGE

YVETTE COOPER: The north is being let down by transport

The trains are a mess, Northern Rail’s timetable change was a joke, and northern towns and cities are being let down.

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Should junk food ads be banned before 9pm?

Call for watershed on junk food ads to tackle childhood obesity

The Government must change the narrative around childhood obesity to make it clear that this is everyone’s business, say the Health and Social Care Committee in their report into childhood obesity.

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Peter Box

Faces old and new in changes proposed for council’s cabinet

Wakefield Council has proposed changes to its cabinet member positions for 2018/19.

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Pic: Google.

Developer can 'deliver on promise' for Leeds homes and health centre after 18 years

A delighted developer has said that a promise he made to a Leeds community 18 years ago can finally be delivered after councillors moved the plans on for approval.
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Coun 'Stuart Heptinstall is the new Mayor of Wakefield.

Former miner appointed city’s new mayor

Stuart Heptinstall has been appointed the new mayor of Wakefield.

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Tory candidate Nic Stansby makes her winning speech.

Labour remain in control of Wakefield Council after 2018 local election result

Labour remain in control of Wakefield Council.
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Local Election 2018: Your full guide to all the results across Yorkshire

Results are coming in across the county after yesterday's Local Elections.

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Polling stations opened this morning.

Polling booths open for council election

Voters are going to the polls today to elect representatives to local councils.

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Local Election 2018: Who will you vote for? Every candidate listed for every area of Yorkshire

Yorkshire goes to the polls today with local council elections taking place across the county.

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Where will you be casting your vote in the Leeds City Council election?

8 of the weirdest polling stations you can vote at in Leeds in tomorrow's election

As the local election polls prepare to open for polling day on Thursday 3 May, the majority of us will be heading out to local schools, churches or village halls to cast our vote.

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This year's election will be on May 3.

ELECTION 2018: Pre-election pitch from parties and independent candidates

Political parties and independent candidates standing in next week’s local elections in Wakefield have made their pitches for your vote.

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Election 2018: Labour

Election 2018: Labour

Standing in: All 21 wards (including as Labour and Co-operative Party in Ossett).

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Election 2018: Conservative

Election 2018: Conservative

Standing in: All 21 wards

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Election 2018: Liberal Democrats

Election 2018: Liberal Democrats

Standing in: 12 seats – Ackworth, North Emsall and Upton, Crofton, Ryhill and Walton, Horbury and South Ossett, Ossett, Pontefract South, Stanley and Outwood East, Wakefield East, Wakefield North, Wakefield Rural, Wakefield South, Wakefield West, Wrenthorpe and Outwood West.

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