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Large family home in Newmillerdam

A substantial and individual family home, occupying an elevated position nestled into the hillside and tucked away in a particularly private spot. Thoughtfully created from a row of four properties, this large family house is finished to an excellent standard with an impressive level of attention to detail.

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Wakefield Youth Music Theatre will again be a highlight of the new season.

Packed programme announced for Theatre Royal’s new season

Theatre Royal Wakefield has announced a packed and varied autumn programme, culminating as ever in the hugely popular pantomime season with this year’s production of Aladdin.

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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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Stacey Clarkin pictured with her daughter Lottie Clarkin at their home at Methley...Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds mum: “I won’t hide my scars, what message would that give my daughter?”

Stacey Clarkin’s body is covered in scars from a chronic condition, yet she refuses to let them define her. Catherine Scott meets the inspirational mum,

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Handmade Burger Company: Buyer found for one of Leeds' two restaurants

Handmade Burger Company: Buyer found for one of Leeds' two restaurants

Jobs have been saved after a buyer was found for restaurant chain Handmade Burger Company.
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Fancy a chance of a £250 makeover?

Fancy a chance of a £250 makeover?

The deadline is looming to enter this month’s Wakey Up Your Wardrobe competition.

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The Northern Lights

Leeds Bradford Airport launches unique 'travel bucket list' flights to Arctic city

Leeds Bradford Airport is to offer specially chartered flights to a top 'travel bucket list' destination.

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COLUMN: The best museum is right on your doorstep

COLUMN: The best museum is right on your doorstep

What an exciting time for the gallery and Wakefield as we have just been announced the Art Fund’s Museum of the Year 2017.

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Columnist Gemma Jimmison made it through her first 10k.

COLUMNIST: The worst 10k - but the best of human nature

I’ve done many daft and crazy things in my lifetime - but signing up for a 10k when I’ve never run before probably tops the list.

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Get fit for free with the Castleford Tigers

Get fit for free with the Tigers

Women can increase their activity levels and learn more about healthy living and diet on a free ten-week programme.

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Elderberry Cottages has two cottages, a barn, outbuilding and garden overlooking Slei Gill in Booze. O.O. �300,000 marcusalderson.co.uk

Yorkshire’s funny and rude place names may affect the value of your home

What’s in a name and does it affect the value of your home if you live in Slack Bottom or Booze?

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Woodland Drive, Sandal - Guide price: �585,000-�600,000 (Hallmark from Richard Kendall 01924 291294)

Stunning detached high specification home

A stunning detached high specification home finished to an exacting standard with a roadside modesty that belies its 2400 square feet (225 square metres), all set in this most prestigious location with beautifully stocked and private gardens.

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Angling isn't quite the catch it used to be for youngsters.

FAMILY COLUMN: Getting the kids hooked on the joys of fishing

In this day of smartphones, tablets, PCs, games consoles and big tellies, they reckon traditional pastimes will soon be a thing of the past.

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Angela Brookes

Angela's Wakey Up Your Wardrobe makeover

Confidence is a theme that runs right through the Wakey Up Your Wardrobe competition.

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Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

As a keen tennis fan, I’m all too aware that Wimbledon fortnight represents my best chance to convert casual fans to my favourite sport.
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We're a family of three, and just fine with it - thanks very much!

COLUMNIST: When’s the next one? None of your business!

“She’s a beauty,” the lady next to me smiles, as we watch my three-year-old running and giggling around the garden in the sunshine.

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Skoda

Sadly it is goodbye Skoda Yeti RIP

THE mighty Volkswagen Group managed to accomplish one of the motor industry's major success stories by developing Skoda from a joke company into one of the world's leading and most respected automobile manufacturers.

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Ten Things to do

Top Ten Things To Do w/c July 13

Looking for something to do in the area?

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Expansive Wakefield family home comes with its own all weather tennis court - £1,100,000

Expansive Wakefield family home comes with its own all weather tennis court - £1,100,000

Specifically designed to create a bright, airy and spacious home overlooking its own private gardens, this expansive family house has been thoughtfully finished to an excellent standard.

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Chris Page column

Grand Central: When you lose on swings - and roundabouts

I’ve not been entirely honest with you. I’ve more grand kids. Further three, last time I checked. If you count my partner’s grandchildren. And I do.

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