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Army bomb disposal team called after police found 'unknown chemicals' at Wakefield flat

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Haydn Avenue, Stanley, Wakefield. Photo: Google

Man dead after reports of assault in Wakefield

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Headlands Street, Liversedge. Photo: Google

Teenager attacked and robbed in Liversedge

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Trio honoured in Queen’s list

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Wakefield Business Awards: Lifetime achievement award for Double Two’s Richard Donner

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‘Masterplan’ to guide work on huge housing development at east of city

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Wakefield Hospice staged Lights on the Lake

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Wakefield Council leader ‘extremely hopeful’ of community stadium progress

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Diamond couple mark big day at family wedding

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Housing link to improving people’s health

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Arriva North trains set for three-day strike in July

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Smartcard use up by 20 per cent, says combined authority chairman

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UPDATE: Firefighter who saved man from burning lorry praises public for their help

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Elaine Davison. PIC: Ross Parry

"I won't let you die": Husband to wife impaled on a tree branch

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Broken down train near Leeds causes delays

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Army bomb disposal team called after police found 'unknown chemicals' at Wakefield flat

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Haydn Avenue, Stanley, Wakefield. Photo: Google

Man dead after reports of assault in Wakefield

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Headlands Street, Liversedge. Photo: Google

Teenager attacked and robbed in Liversedge

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WARNING: Dee Collins, Chief Constable of West Yorkshire

Cuts are piling extra pressure on my exhausted officers, says West Yorkshire Chief Constable

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University Centre in Wakefield celebrates teaching excellence award

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Warning: Headteachers in Wakefield have penned a letter to parents. Pictured Ray Henshaw

Wakefield school leaders say funding issues could lead them to close twice a week

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Watchdog deems Leeds out-of-school service ‘inadequate’

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Wakefield’s star students are recognised

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Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, on the campaign trail in Beaumont Park, Huddersfield. (Photo: James Hardisty)

Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

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Arriva North trains set for three-day strike in July

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Smartcard use up by 20 per cent, says combined authority chairman

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Clarke Hall after its no-expense-spared restoration

Restored to glory: Transforming Clarke Hall from a museum to a home

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Hunter Safety team takes on gruelling Yomp

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Yorkshire house prices on the rise - but not as fast as the national average

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General election count in Wakefield 2017.

All Wakefield MPs hang on to their seats

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Picture by Allan McKenzie/YPN - 08/06/17 - Press - General Election Results - Wakefield, England - Ballot counting gets under way at Wakefield.

Wakefield seat expected to be close contest

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General Election 2017: Live news & reaction in Yorkshire and across UK

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Sue Flynn's dogs Amy and Dylan outside a polling station in Roundhay, north Leeds

Dogs at polling stations: Our round-up of the best

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Share Fairburn Ings memories

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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

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Yorkshire weather: Things are heating up

Yorkshire weather: How long the 30C heatwave will last

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Yorkshire looks set for another warm weeekend.

Yorkshire weather: UK prepares to bask in hottest day of the year this weekend

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Wakefield Hospice staged Lights on the Lake

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Housing link to improving people’s health

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CAMPAIGN: Emma Fisk.

Campaign after daughter’s death from cervical cancer

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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

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A police cordon at the scene.

Breaking: Patients asked to leave Leeds hospital as 'suspicious package' found

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