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Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

Leeds Bradford Airport will increase its service to New York this year after announcing seven charter flights.

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Coun Denise Jeffery on Carlton Street.

Half-a-million-pound town centre work delayed by a further three months

Work on half-a-million-pound town centre improvements in Castleford will not be completed for another three months, despite initial hopes it would be finished in 2016.

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HS2 project

Meeting as opposition to HS2 rail link grows

The fight against a proposed high speed rail link which would carve up the district’s towns, village and countryside will be held on Monday.

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Green scheme launch

DVLA VED car tax: Find out how much you will pay!

New tax rules will end up costing South Yorkshire motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.

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‘Bus changes will leave our village isolated’

‘Bus changes will leave our village isolated’

Distressed villagers fear they will be cut off from shops and amenities after it was revealed a bus route, connecting them to neighbouring towns, will no longer stop in the area.

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Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Motorists could face delays as rush hour approaches after a crash on the motorway in Leeds.
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Bolt and Mitten

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.
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Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Scared of flying?

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Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

A prolonged spell of wet and cold weather would likely see potholes develop at an unprecedented rate, pushing already stretched local authority road repair budgets to the limit, a motoring organisation has warned.

Transport
SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Speed cameras will be at the following locations across the Wakefield district this week:

Transport
Norma has taken the decision to step down.

Hats off to Norma who will retire this month

A hat shop owner who has run her business in Wakefield town centre for almost 33 years is set to retire this month.

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Snow has begun to fall across the county, making driving conditions treacherous.

Travel alert: How is the snow affecting public transport in Leeds and West Yorkshire?

Disruption to the buses in West Yorkshire is being reported due to snow and icy conditions.
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Asda beats Morrisons and Tesco to cheapest supermarket crown

Asda beats Morrisons and Tesco to cheapest supermarket crown

Asda has been named the cheapest supermarket of 2016 among the major UK grocers, ahead of Morrisons and Tesco.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

Transport
Classic board game Monopoly is getting an overhaul this year

Iconic Monopoly pieces face the boot - you could have emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin as replacements

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing the axe - but you can vote on what you'd like to see in their place.
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Ossett and Pontefract post offices to close?

Ossett and Pontefract post offices to close?

Two post offices in the district could close down, after plans to franchise 37 branches across the country were announced today.

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The changes threaten the whole newspaper industry, not just the national press

Here's how you can help to defend a free British media

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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BID is backed by legal sector

BID is backed by legal sector

Leading lawyers have joined representatives from Wakefield Cathedral in welcoming plans to introduce a Business Improvement District (BID) in the city centre.

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Danger driver reached 120mph during M62 police chase

Danger driver reached 120mph during M62 police chase

A driver who reached speeds of 120mph as he tried to escape police during a Sunday morning pursuit along the M62 in West Yorkshire has been jailed for three years.

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Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions

VW owners stand to pocket thousands from emissions scandal

Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions of pounds in the wake of the emissions scandal.

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