Christmas News
Christmas hampers delivered to families across Wakefield

Christmas hampers delivered to families across Wakefield

Grateful families from across the district will be feeling a little bit more festive after benefitting from our Christmas Hamper Appeal 2016.

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We did it: appeal reaches target

We did it: appeal reaches target

Our Christmas Hamper Appeal has reached its most ambitious target yet to provide 1,000 hampers to needy families.

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REVIEW: Lotherton Hall’s Christmas Experience is ‘magical’

REVIEW: Lotherton Hall’s Christmas Experience is ‘magical’

Santa’s grottos and festive events are ten-a-penny now that we are in December, and it can be hard to decide which one to attend, writes Gemma Jimmison.

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A Christmas tree that stays all year round

A Christmas tree that stays all year round

Christmas trees have been planted in three villages to ensure of a green future for the festive season.

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Find your nearest Christmas service

Find your nearest Christmas service

Wakefield Cathedral

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Slideshow: Ossett Festive Feature 2013

Slideshow: Ossett Festive Feature 2013

Carol-singers might be able to spot themselves in this slideshow of Ossett’s Festive Feature event last week.

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Carols to be sung at Wakefield Bus Station

Carols to be sung at Wakefield Bus Station

Wakefield Gilbert and Sullivan Society will help to get people into the Christmas spirit with a carol-singing performance this afternoon.

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Video: Brass and carols at Ossett’s Festive Feature

Video: Brass and carols at Ossett’s Festive Feature

Young brass performers gave the perfect backing for carol singers in Ossett town centre yesterday (Thursday).

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Delivery offices to stay open later in lead up to Christmas

Delivery offices to stay open later in lead up to Christmas

People will be able to pick up their missed packages later into the night in the run up to Christmas.

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Slideshow: Ossett Academy’s head boy and girl switch on the town’s Christmas lights

Slideshow: Ossett Academy’s head boy and girl switch on the town’s Christmas lights

The festive season got officially underway as two teenage role models switched on the town’s Christmas lights.

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