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VIDEO: This dangerous wrong-side overtake captured on dashcam leads to ban for Yorkshire driver

A 25-year-old Yorkshire man has been banned from driving after being captured on dashcam footage making a dangerous high speed overtake on the wrong side of the road.
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James Beattie. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United first team coach helps rescue two children from tiny stranded yacht

Leeds United first team coach James Beattie helped rescue two young children and their mother from a yacht after it collided with a ferry.

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Real life crime fighter Tom Hardy

West Yorkshire Police offer training spot to Hollywood A-lister

West Yorkshire Police Training Centre have sent out a cheeky tweet after actor Tom Hardy hit the headlines today.

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Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

The Tour de Yorkshire arrives this weekend.
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Council and ENGIE partnership leads to apprenticeship boost

Council and ENGIE partnership leads to apprenticeship boost

​A partnership between Wakefield Council and ENGIE is helping to boost employment opportunities with apprenticeships for local people.

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SKYPE VIDEO: Fashion blogger Susie Bubble inspires women tech creators at Leeds International Festival

Girl power comes to Leeds International Festival when fashion blogger Susie Bubble joins a panel inspiring more women to become tech creators.
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Headteacher ‘devastated’ after vandals target school

Headteacher ‘devastated’ after vandals target school

Vandals trashed children’s toys and pelted soil at the windows of a primary school, while it was closed for the holidays.

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Time to put the spotlight on the best of the district’s businesses

Time to put the spotlight on the best of the district’s businesses

Is your business world class? Or has it seen major growth during the past year or are you a master in customer service?

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Frame of new £5m leisure centre is up

Frame of new £5m leisure centre is up

Work is progression on Minsthorpe’s new £5m leisure centre.

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Liam Finn

Finn extends contract at Wakefield Trinity

Liam Finn has signed one-year contract extension at Wakefield Trinity.

Wakefield Trinity
Cameron Harper and Alex Craven

Cameron walks for his pal Alex

It has been two years since nine-year-old Cameron Harper had the life changing procedure that enabled him to take his very first steps.

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Grant Black and the rest of the Ossett Town squad celebrate securing a place in the play-offs last Saturday. Pic: Mark Gledhill

Play-off Preview: Ossett Town confident going into semi-final at Scarborough Athletic

Ossett Town travel to Scarborough Athletic for the Evo-Stik First Division North play-off semi-final tonight, Tuesday.

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Virgin Trains East Coast

Virgin Trains East Coast strike suspended

A planned strike affecting trains between Leeds, Wakefield and London this weekend has been called off.
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Ilkley on a spring weekend, by David Mays

Will it snow in Yorkshire today?

The spring cold snap has begun - can we expect snow today.

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Wakefield Trinity: We’re working hard to get back on track – Hirst

WAKEFIELD TRINITY are not far off getting their season back on track, front-rower Keegan Hirst reckons.

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Captain Gary Ballance scored a Yorkshire-best 203 not out against Hampshire to go with his first innings 108 (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com).

Hampshire v Yorkshire - The Verdict: Gary Ballance excels to rescue draw for Yorkshire

MUCH more of this and it might be playfully suggested that there is a case for appointing Gary Ballance as the specialist captain of the England Test side.

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Police are warning drugs users about the "deadly" batches.

Police fear dealers are 'deliberately contaminating' deadly Yorkshire heroin batches

Heroin users are again being warned about deadly batches of the drug being circulated in Yorkshire that police fear dealers are "deliberately contaminating" with substances which could be 200 times more potent.

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Jean Moyser is retiring as headteacher at Flanshaw J&I.

Retiring headteacher surprised with unusual dance routine...

Overwhelmed. That was how retiring headteacher Jean Moyser felt as the surprises came thick and fast during her last day at school.

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The cats were dumped in woodland.

Appeal after mother and daughter cats dumped in woodland

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two cats were cruelly abandoned in a woodland in Castleford.

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A scene from war-torn Syria, where Ghulam Hussain hoped to fight for Daesh.

Batley man admits attempt to fight for Daesh in Syria

A Batley man who bought plane tickets to travel to Syria so he could he fight for Daesh has admitted two terrorism offences.

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