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Mammoth shipment of steel to slow Wakefield and M62 Sunday traffic

More than 1,800 tonnes of steel tubing will be shipped hundreds of miles from Wakefield to Copenhagen - as part of a green energy project.

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Wakefield Business Awards: Celebrate the best in business and nominate now

Wakefield Business Awards: Celebrate the best in business and nominate now

It’s time to celebrate the brightest and best in business our city has to offer.

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BUSTED: An officer at the scene.

Nightclub’s licence to be reviewed after cannabis seized in raid

A nightclub’s licence will be reviewed following a police raid which uncovered more than 40 cannabis plants.

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Wakefield Trinity coach Chris Chester.

Catalans Dragons v Wakefield Trinity: Confident Chester targets smash-and-grab repeat

WAKEFIELD TRINITY are hoping to repeat a winning formula when they visit Catalans Dragons tomorrow.

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Police launch bike surrender to crackdown on anti-social riding

Police launch bike surrender to crackdown on anti-social riding

A month-long bike surrender will be launched as part of a police crackdown on anti-social off-road riding.

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Wakefield Trinity: Chester names unchanged squad for Catalans Dragons trip

Head coach Chris Chester has named an unchanged 19-man squad for the Betfred Super League trip to Catalans Dragons on Saturday.

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Drunk jailed for injuring partner after Facebook row

Drunk jailed for injuring partner after Facebook row

A drunk who caused his partner to suffer a broken wrist when he pushed her during an argument has been jailed for six months.

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Little Ellis will raise money for two causes close to his heart with a sponsored ride.

Little Ellis to hop on his bike to raise cash for charity

He loves nothing more than riding his trike in the great outdoors. And young Ellis Furmston will do just that to raise funds for two charities close to his heart.

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We need your nominations

We need your nominations

The Community Foundation for Wakefield District, in partnership with the Express, is still asking local residents to nominate their favourite volunteer.

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Eight firms gain 
charter mark for healthy sites

Eight firms gain charter mark for healthy sites

Eight businesses have been awarded the Wakefield Wellbeing Charter Mark for their commitment to the health and wellbeing of their staff.

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Primark has responded to #chipgate in the best way possible

Primark has responded to #chipgate in the best way possible

Social media went mad earlier this month after customers desperate to get their hands on the latest must-have product were disappointed when Primark sold out.

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BID team appoints a board

BID team appoints a board

The Wakefield Business Improvement District (BID) team has started work by appointing a new board.

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How to recover after being made redundant

How to recover after being made redundant

There’s no dressing it up, redundancy is difficult to deal with. It’s a bitter blow to your self-esteem, your finances, and often your health.

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Contestants wanted for long lost family TV show

Contestants wanted for long lost family TV show

Whether its divorce or distance keeping you apart, this new show wants to help you unearth those family secrets and reconnect long, lost families.

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'Biggest protest in Leeds for 17 years' this weekend

'Biggest protest in Leeds for 17 years' this weekend

NHS campaigners have organised the biggest demonstration seen in Leeds since the millennium this Saturday.

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Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

Imminent UK cuts to mothers’ tax credits are an assault on women’s human rights

When the new UK tax year begins on April 6, stand by for a severe attack on women’s welfare.

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VIDEO: The Sherlocks to play Sheffield Arena supporting Kings Of Leon

The region's latest Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks have announced their biggest date yet - they will make their Sheffield Arena debut supporting Sex On Fire superstars Kings Of Leon.
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Guitar kingJoeBonamassaat Sheffield Arena on April 24, 2017. Photo: Laurence Harvey

FREE: Guitar king Joe Bonamassa album download ahead of Sheffield Arena date

Guitar king Joe Bonamassa plays Sheffield Arena on April 24 and to celebrate he is giving every reader a free 12-track download album.

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Andrea Jenkyns.

Baby joy for Morley and Outwood MP on same day as Article 50 is triggered

Morley and Outwood MP Andrea Jenkyns and her partner are celebrating the birth of their first child - on the same day as Article 50 was triggered.

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Watch: Bird’s eye view of Leeds White Rose extension

Check out this bird’s eye footage of how the leisure extension at the White Rose centre is taking shape.

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