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Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

A Yorkshire castle has had to return an insurance pay-out after four 'stolen' candlesticks re-appeared in strange circumstances.

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FAMILY COLUMN: A life lesson that’s hard to endure

FAMILY COLUMN: A life lesson that’s hard to endure

Our five-year-old daughter has been firing some tricky questions our way lately.

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Melissa Whittington pictured with her partner Mark

Inquest opens after Ossett mother-of-four killed by suspected drink driver

A MOTHER-of-four who died after she was struck by a suspected drink driver in Ossett had been walking back to a pub with her partner after realising they had forgotten keys when the collision happened, an inquest opening heard.
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The 11 people police are trying to trace. They are believed to be from Leeds or Wakefield.

Police in Leeds tracing 11 people after brawl at Elland Road boxing match

Detectives in Leeds have released images of of people they are trying to trace after a brawl broke out at a boxing match in Leeds.

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Debbie Squires

Ossett to celebrate Yorkshire Day

A charity team will brave the shave for Macmillan Cancer Support as people come together to celebrate Yorkshire Day.
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Leeds and Reading Festivals promoter Melvin Benn

VIDEO: Leeds Festival safest ever after security 'dramatically' increased, says boss Melvin Benn

Leeds and Reading Festival boss Melvin Benn today reassured music lovers that this year's event will be the safest ever - after working closely with police anti-terrorist experts to "dramatically" increase security.

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Dembele: Star of the future Karamoko Dembl, of Celtic with hisYoudanTrophy player of the tournament award 2016

Football stars of future from some of world's biggest clubs to play for Youdan Trophy in Sheffield

Football really is coming home to its Yorkshire birthplace - with almost 900 young players from some of the biggest football clubs in the world about to take part in the Youdan Trophy in Sheffield.

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10 things to do over the next seven days

10 things to do over the next seven days

Looking for inspiration for what to do over the coming week?

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VIDEO: Otters are back in the water in Pontefract

Otters are back on the river in Pontefract after an absence of nearly 40 years.

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Long delays on the M1 in West Yorkshire this afternoon.

TRAFFIC: Delays for motorists on the M1 near Wakefield

There are long delays for motorists on the M1 this afternoon due to a broken down vehicle in West Yorkshire.

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Revealed: Britain’s favourite car karaoke songs - including Pharrell Williams, Beyoncé and Abba

Revealed: Britain’s favourite car karaoke songs - including Pharrell Williams, Beyoncé and Abba

'Happy' is Britain's favourite car karaoke song.

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UK adults spend almost £150k socialising in their lifetime

UK adults spend almost £150k socialising in their lifetime

The average Brit spends the best part of £150K on socialising during their lifetime, according to a study.

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Snow forecast for Trinity Walk

Snow forecast for Trinity Walk

Summer may be in full swing but snow is forecast today and for the weekend at Trinity Walk.

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Popularity of vaping linked to "significant" rise in smokers quitting the habit

Popularity of vaping linked to "significant" rise in smokers quitting the habit

The soaring popularity of vaping has been linked to a sharp rise in smokers quitting the habit.

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Coun Peter Box

Council leader says 'we are here and open for business' as he takes up new role

The leader of Wakefield Council has said his new role as chairman of a group of 21 local authorities will help to put Wakefield on the map.

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Olivia Rowley

Council says it is time to give our 16 and 17-year-olds the right to vote

Wakefield Council will call on the government to give youngsters aged 16 and 17 the right to vote in UK elections.

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Keepmoat begin work on the Flass Lane development.

Work starts on £22m housing scheme in Castleford

Work on a multi-million pound development creating 560 new homes in Castleford has got underway.

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The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Yorkshire contestants

The Island with Bear Grylls looking for Yorkshire contestants

The producers of a TV survival show are looking for Yorkshire adventurers to test their skills in the wilderness.

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The team who completed the training. Picture courtesy of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters team up with housing association for training exercise at tower block

Firefighters have completed a training exercise at a high rise block of flats to practice emergency procedures should a fire break out.

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Wakefield couple fled apartments and then airport as earthquake struck holiday island

Wakefield couple fled apartments and then airport as earthquake struck holiday island

A couple have described how they were forced to flee their apartment block and then the airport after a powerful earthquake struck a Greek holiday island.

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