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Flood warning: Things are going to get very wet in parts of Yorkshire tomorrow

The Met Office has issued a warning for the west of Yorkshire as a spell of heavy rain and high winds threatens flooding and damage to homes.

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Car fire closes part of M1 motorway near Wakefield

Car fire closes part of M1 motorway near Wakefield

Two lanes are closed on the M1 northbound due to a car fire.

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MP 'worried' WCAT schools 'may not have cash returned'

MP 'worried' WCAT schools 'may not have cash returned'

An MP has voiced concern that schools may not get back cash reportedly handed over to a failed academy chain prior to its collapse.

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Police warning after bogus traders target vulnerable people in Wakefield district

Police warning after bogus traders target vulnerable people in Wakefield district

Bogus tradesmen are preying on vulnerable people in the Wakefield district, police have warned.
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Meetings moved from historic Wakefield council hall following damage to building

Architecture inside Wakefield County Hall, which hosts meetings of the district's council, has been affected by water ingress.

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There are major delays on the M1 this morning.

Traffic warning: Serious delays on M1 after rush-hour accident

There are serious delays on the M1 this morning following an accident.

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JT, the mascot for Castleford Tigers, who Kev supported.

Castleford Tigers pay tribute to fan and 'legend' DJ 'Little Kev'

Tributes have been paid to to a 'legend' DJ who was much-loved across the Five Towns.
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Coun Peter Box.

Services to take a hit as Wakefield Council slashes £28m from budget

Council tax could rise by five per cent but local services will take another hit as Wakefield Council looks to slash £28m from its budget.

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How many dogs were stolen in West Yorkshire last year?

How many dogs were stolen in West Yorkshire last year?

An average of four dogs were stolen in West Yorkshire every week last year, according to police data.

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Richmond Avenue, Ferrybridge. Picture courtesy of Google.

Residents evacuated after collision causes gas leak

A car crashed into a property causing people to be evacuated from their homes due to a gas leak.
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Have your say on how much is added to council tax bills to fund policing in West Yorkshire

Have your say on how much is added to council tax bills to fund policing in West Yorkshire

People in West Yorkshire are being invited to have their say on levels of funding for the county's police force.

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Vote for the Wakefield Express cafe of the year 2018

Vote for the Wakefield Express cafe of the year 2018

From trendy to traditional, rustic to retro, there’s nothing we love more than a café or tea room and everyone has their favourite!

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Caught on Camera: Do you recognise these people?

These CCTV images have been released by police

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Traffic building up on the M62 westbound carriageway. Picture: Crown 2018

M62 traffic: Lane of motorway closed after crash near Ripponden

A lane was closed on the M62 in West Yorkshire after a crash near Ripponden.
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Former Leeds United manager and World Cup winner Jimmy Armfield, dies

Jimmy Armfield, the manager who took Leeds United to a European Cup final, has died at the age of 82 following a long battle with cancer.

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Significant delays are being reported on the M1 motorway this morning.

Travel update: M62 motorway blocked near Ferrybridge after crash

A section of the M62 in West Yorkshire is blocked while emergency services respond to a collision.

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Traffic builds up on the M62 Eastbound following the crash. Picture: Crown 2017

M62 crash: Drivers warned of major delays after pile-up near Brighouse

Major delays are being reported on the M62 in West Yorkshire this morning after a pile-up on the motorway near Brighouse.
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Traffic queuing on the M1 northbound near Barnsley where there has been a crash. Picture: Crown 2017

M1 delays: What is causing problems on the motorway between Sheffield and Wakefield?

Three separate incidents on the M1 motorway have caused delays for drivers travelling between Sheffield and Wakefield this morning.

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Now 18 of Yorkshire's 20 councils have agreed to back the 'One Yorkshire' devolution deal.

Yorkshire devolution: United front as Wakefield council leader Peter Box now backs region-wide deal

Yorkshire was presenting a united front on devolution today after an 18th council leader came out in support of a region-wide deal.

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A weather warning has been issued for Yorkshire and the Humber.

Yorkshire weather warning: Met office warns rain, sleet and snow likely to turn to ice

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Yorkshire and the Humber tonight as temperatures are set to drop.

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