In Full

News in Full

Will Brexit hinder Yorkshire’s efforts to tackle human trafficking?

Convicted human traffickers from Eastern Europe will be subject to severe restrictions on their activities when they return home from Yorkshire to stop them arranging the trade in human misery in the region.

Crime 2
AWARDS: Sarah Hargreaves was overjoyed after picking up a clutch of awards in The Guild of Photographers Image of the Month. She entered a range of landscapes, weddings and portraits.

Photographer Sarah is on the guild’s podium

A Horbury photographer is celebrating after scooping a clutch of national awards.

News
PLATFORM: Wakefield Mumbler is an online community which is aiming to support families by providing free local information.

Wakefield Mumbler website aims to bring district’s families together

AN online parenting community has been launched in the city ‘to take the stress out of family life’.

News
The West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service band is to play a charity concert at Wakefield Cathedral on Saturday, April 1. The event has been organised by Wakefield Rotary Club.

Fire service band to play city fundraiser

THE West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service band is to play a fundraising concert at Wakefield Cathedral next month.

News
Children raise £9,000 for Comic Relief with world record attempts and week of Red Nose Day fun

Children raise £9,000 for Comic Relief with world record attempts and week of Red Nose Day fun

School pupils have attempted to break two quirky world records as part of a week of Red Nose Day activities.

News
MASTERCLASS: Actress and theatre star Julia Worsley talked to performing art students in Wakefield.

Actress who has worked with Madonna created a buzz at Wakefield College

A WEST END star gave a masterclass to performing arts students in the city.

Education
Jerry Clay Academy Wakefield has been appointed as a Read Write Inc. Model School as a result of its excellent literacy teaching in 2016/7.

Jerry Clay is a model for literacy

Jerry Clay Academy has been awarded Model School status for its excellence in literacy teaching.

Education
TALK: Dr Geoff Slater, left, and fellow Southgate Surgery partner Stephen Wroe discussing work in 1991.

Colleague pays tribute to ‘wise’ Dr Geoff Slater

A popular doctor who treated thousands of patients in Wakefield has died aged 71.

News
The Comets group who run various activities including the weekly buggy walk.

Comets’ ladies are ‘fusing fun with fitness’

Mums have been helped to get active through a ladies only fitness group.

News
Peter Hemsworth and Theresa Normington.

Heart attack victim thanks hero NHS worker who saved his life

A man who collapsed with a heart attack while cycling has thanked the hero NHS worker who saved his life.

Health
Ms Roney helped bring The Hepworth to fruition.

Chief executive reflects ahead of ‘the top job’

Wakefield Council’s chief executive Joanne Roney completed the last of her work in the district this week.

News
Keith (right) and Ashley Boots.

‘Disgrace to the police’: Drug dealing West Yorkshire inspector jailed for 26 years

A “dishonest and manipulative” West Yorkshire police inspector who was found with £700,000 of drugs at his home has been jailed for 26 years.

Crime
Linda Box: How Wakefield solicitor spent the £4million she defrauded her employer out of

Linda Box: How Wakefield solicitor spent the £4million she defrauded her employer out of

Crooked solicitor Linda Box stole around £4million from the Wakefield law firm she worked for and the Church during a 12-year crime spree.
News 1
Linda Box

Jail for crooked lawyer who forced 200-year-old solicitors out of business in £4m fraud

A crooked lawyer forced a 200-year-old firm of Yorkshire solicitors into extinction by plundering its accounts of almost FOUR MILLION pounds to fund her addiction to high living.

Crime
Police issue urgent appeal to trace missing man last seen in Wakefield

Police issue urgent appeal to trace missing man last seen in Wakefield

An urgent appeal has been issued by police searching for a man last seen in Wakefield.

News
Harold & Margaret Walker.

60 year milestone for happy couple

Diamond couple Margaret and Harold Walker are celebrating sixty years of marriage.

News
We are set for a sunny weekend across Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures could rival Tenerife as spring nudges winter out of the way

Temperatures could rival those of Tenerife this weekend as the cold snap gives way to warmer, sunnier weather across Yorkshire this weekend.

Environment
White Rose Centre celebrates 20 Years with birthday bonanza

White Rose Centre celebrates 20 Years with birthday bonanza

White Rose Shopping Centre is celebrating its 20th birthday with a bang this weekend, with a weekend of special entertainment, offers, bloggers’ fashion inspiration, and surprise treats for shoppers.

News
Amelia Malone has contacted book publishers and started a fundraising campaign for new books at Stanley St Peter's School.

Bookworm Amelia is on a mission for new school books

An eight-year-old girl with a love for reading is on a mission to get new books for her primary school.

News
Load more