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Free parking in city and town centres in run up to Christmas

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Fire at Rawson factory, Portobello Road, Wakefield. Picture courtesy of James Johnson

Fire breaks out at textile company

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Video: Cathedral funeral for father and daughter killed in Wakefield house fire

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The Lord Mayor of Leeds Coun Gerry Harper, left, 100-year-old Irene Atkin, Squadron Leader David Dinmore, Deputy Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire

Retired headteacher Miss Atkin has celebrated her 100th birthday

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Traffic alert: Vehicle fire forces M1 lane closures near Wakefield

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Judge asked to extend ban on naming sadistic Edlington brothers to protect their human rights

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Lane closed on M62 due to accident

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Silly just got serious! Christmas Jumper Day 2016 is almost here

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Wayne Levitt at the Barnbow memorial.

Remembering victims of munitions factory explosion 100 years on

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Yorkshire Tea test buyer

Yorkshire Tea...isn't from Yorkshire?!

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Free parking in city and town centres in run up to Christmas

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Highways England has shared this image of the incident on Twitter.

Traffic alert: Vehicle fire forces M1 lane closures near Wakefield

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Lane closed on M62 due to accident

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One lane closed on M1 at Wakefield

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SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

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Judge asked to extend ban on naming sadistic Edlington brothers to protect their human rights

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The new Police and Crime Plan for West Yorkshire will be published today.

Yorkshire’s largest police force to focus on those who go missing

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Gang jailed after conning elderly people

Crooked carer spent stolen cash on dating websites

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Police motorcycle officer hit by a car

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Parents in the North should learn from pushier mums and dads in the South

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WINNER: Hannah Buckley, centre, with the judges and contestants.

Young chefs have recipes for success

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Cllr Peter Box outside the new Archives building on Kirkgate, Wakefield

Council leader aiming for university status

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Coun Peter Box.

Council leader reiterates support for Wakefield to become a university city

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Wakefield school uses rap video to make a stance against bullying

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Free parking in city and town centres in run up to Christmas

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Highways England has shared this image of the incident on Twitter.

Traffic alert: Vehicle fire forces M1 lane closures near Wakefield

Transport

Lane closed on M62 due to accident

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One lane closed on M1 at Wakefield

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New stations at airport and White Rose in Leeds’ £270m transport shake-up

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Alan Johnson is one member of the panel

BBC Question Time comes to Wakefield

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HS2 ‘will be obsolete by the time it is built’

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Jo Cox, who became an MP in May 2015.

Jo Cox verdict: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says MP murder was “attack on democracy”

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Make your own binoculars out of cardboard

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FLOOD ALERT: Yorkshire at risk as heavy rain continues

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Taurid meteor shower to bring ‘fireballs’ to UK skies this weekend

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What will the weather be like in November?

Environment

Low uptake of flu jab sparks health concerns

Health

Benefits of daily aspirin outweigh risks

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Hospital Trust pays £50K damages to grandmother after delays in spotting tumour

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Christmas gifts for children by scooter convoy

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Zara Lundy.

Family’s bone marrow list plea to help eight-year-old daughter

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