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Wakefield grandmother's last minute dream meeting with Sir Cliff Richard ahead of Leeds concert

Grandmother-of-seven Christine Sutcliffe won’t be the only life-long fan of Sir Cliff Richard at his Harewood House concert tonight.
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The Hillsborough disaster

South Yorkshire Police chief describes Hillsborough disaster as 'appalling tragedy'

South Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable has described the Hillsborough disaster as an 'appalling tragedy'.
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Madger Gomes.

Leeds United moving on with recruitment plans

With the management team finalised, attention has now turned to recruitment of players at Leeds United with a first major new face introduced and more expected to follow shortly.

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Fans trying to avoid the crush at Hillsborough in 1989

BREAKING: Six individuals to face charges over Hillsborough disaster

Criminal charges are to be brought over the deaths of 96 football fans at a game in Sheffield 28 years ago, it was announced this morning.
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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
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Hillsborough football stadium.

BREAKING: No organisations to face prosecution over Hillsborough disaster

Prosecutors announced today that no organisations are to face prosecution over the Hillsborough disaster.

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The M1 is currently blocked between junctions 36 and 37. Google Street View

BREAKING: M1 closed in both directions in South Yorkshire due to police incident

A stretch of the M1 in South Yorkshire is currently closed in both directions due to a police incident.

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Vladimir Madle is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates Court today.

Wakefield man charged under the Explosives Act

A 41-year-old man from Wakefield is due to appear in court charged with two offences under the Explosives Act.

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Ed Sheeran misses out Yorkshire for 2018 stadium tour

Ed Sheeran misses out Yorkshire for 2018 stadium tour

Ed Sheeran will not play a Yorkshire date as part of his UK stadium tour next summer.

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Wakefield MP calls for education cuts to stop during debate in Parliament

Wakefield MP calls for education cuts to stop during debate in Parliament

Wakefield MP Mary Creagh has urged the Government to stop cutting education resources during a Parliamentary debate this week.

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Commuters endured a nightmare journey on the M62 this morning.

Rush hour chaos: 'M62 closed. Stationary traffic. Tell my wife and son I love them'

Motorists have taken to social media this morning to bemoan being stuck in the M62 traffic chaos.
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UK’s largest pub company hit with £24k fine after family’s Baked Alaska horror

UK’s largest pub company hit with £24k fine after family’s Baked Alaska horror

A Baked Alaska dessert wrongly sold as ‘egg-free’ sent a boy with a severe egg allergy into anaphylactic shock, a court has heard.

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The M62 is closed between junctions 24 and 25.

M62 reopens after crash and oil spill near Brighouse

The M62 has been fully reopened in West Yorkshire following a crash this morning that caused an oil spill - but motorists are still being warned of hour-long delays.

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Jack Brooks fires in a delivery against Surrey at Headingley.

BLOG: Yorkshire v Surrey - Day Two at Headingley - As It Happened

DESPITE losing several hours’ play to the weather, Surrey strengthened their grip on proceedings against Yorkshire on day two at Headingley.

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Prince Harry to visit Leeds

Prince Harry to visit Leeds

Prince Harry is to make an official visit to Leeds next month.
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EVENT: The Dragon Boat Challenge is back at Pugneys on July 8.

‘Amazing’ demand for boat race

The Dragon Boat Challenge is on course to be a record breaker.

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The X Factor winner Matt Terry and girl trio Stooshe headline Flamingo Land Resort's Party In The Park on Saturday, July 1.

PREVIEW: Party In The Park at Flamingo Land with Matt Terry and Stooshe on July 1

The X Factor winner Matt Terry and girl trio Stooshe will heaadline Flamingo Land Resort's next Party In The Park on Saturday, July 1.

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Barnsley Museums, celebrating 1.8m Arts Council England funding, has an impressive series of summer events.

Barnsley Museums celebrate £1.8m of funding from Arts Council England

Barnsley Museums has received £1.8 of funding from Arts Council England and has secured its place as a National Portfolio Organisation for 2018 to 2022, it was announced today.
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M62 motorway re-opened after HGV and caravan crash but delays continue

M62 motorway re-opened after HGV and caravan crash but delays continue

All lanes of the M62 have been re-opened following a crash between a lorry and a caravan but motorists are being warned they still face delays.

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