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£20m loneliness fund will ‘build on Jo Cox’s legacy’

CHARITIES and community groups are to receive support to help lonely and isolated people from a new £20m fund that will build on the legacy of murdered Batley MP Jo Cox.

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Street cordoned off following robbery in Castleford

Street cordoned off following robbery in Castleford

A street in Castleford has been cordoned off following a reported robbery at a social club.

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The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics returns to Millennium Square in the heart of Leeds city centre on Friday 27 July (Photo: Leeds City Council)

The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics returns to Millennium Square next month

The Symphonic Sounds of Back to Basics returns to Millennium Square, located in the heart of Leeds city centre, on Friday 27 July, promising a highly attended musical extravaganza.

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Where to get help from in Leeds if you’re struggling with debt

If you are experiencing debt or money problems there are a variety of places in Leeds from which you can seek help and advice.

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BBC Drama featuring Harry Potter and Broadchurch stars to film in Wakefield

BBC Drama featuring Harry Potter and Broadchurch stars to film in Wakefield

Stars from the Harry Potter film series and TV’s Broadchurch could be filming in Wakefield this summer.

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Three guilty of firearms charge over drive-by shooting in Leeds

Three men have been found guilty of a firearms possession conspiracy over a drive-by shooting in Leeds.

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some 'over the counter' medicines such as treatments for constipation and athletes foot, starting from this month.

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Wetherspoons England flags 'ban': Why pubs are being asked NOT to hang England flags for World Cup

Staff at Wetherspoons pubs across England are being asked not to hang England flags for the World Cup.

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Convicted killer Peter Pickering.

Child killer who struck across Yorkshire died of natural causes

A convicted child killer dubbed the Beast of Wombwell died of natural causes days after he was found guilty of rape and before he could be charged with the murder of another teenager, an inquest has heard.

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Appeal after death of Wakefield pensioner

CORONER'S officers in Wakefield are seeking to trace relatives after the death of a 78-year-old man.

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IN PICTURES: Wakefield turns into a sea of pink in fight against cancer

Leg warmers, tutus, face paint and angel wings.

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Yorkshire Bank in Wakefield city centre.

Yorkshire Bank could vanish from High Street as group agrees £1.7bn takeover of Virgin Money

The owner of Clydesdale Bank and Yorkshire Bank, CYBG, has agreed to buy Virgin Money for £1.7bn, which is likely to lead to more than 1,500 job losses.

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Magnet fishing, also known as magnetic fishing, is the act of searching in outdoor waters for magnetic objects which are available to pull with a strong neodymium magnet

What is magnet fishing and why is it dangerous?

After yesterday’s shock news of the death of Leeds father and son, whose bodies were found in a Huddersfield canal after they had taken a magnet fishing trip, we take a look at this popular hobby and the danger it poses.

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Thief takes church garden party takings

Thief takes church garden party takings

A thief ran off with donations while a fundraising garden party was being held at a church.

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Man dies in M62 crash near Castleford

A man in his 20s has died in a crash which closed part of the M62 motorway overnight.

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The Princess Royal attended the official unveiling of 'The Coffin Jump', a new work at Yorkshire Sculpture Park in Wakefield by contemporary artist Katrina Palmer, which celebrates the role of women in the First World War. Picture by Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

Region’s creativity is showcased for visiting princess on Yorkshire visit

New artwork to celebrate the role of women in the First World War was unveiled by the Princess Royal on a visit to the region.

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Caught on camera...can you help the police?

Caught on camera...can you help the police?

These CCTV images have been released by police.

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Headteacher is ready to turn his school around after report

Headteacher is ready to turn his school around after report

A South Kirkby primary school was told to improve after dropping a grade when it was visited by inspectors from the education watchdog.

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One of the peregrine falcons nesting at Wakefield Cathedral.

Air-rifle shots fired at Wakefield’s peregrine falcons

Police are investigating reports that an air-rife was fired at one of Wakefield’s much-loved peregrine falcons.

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Residents in Wrenthorpe are worried about the prospect of housebuilding on several greenfield sites around the village, including Jerry Clay Lane.

‘No new homes in our villages’

Residents are fighting to stop 1,000 homes and 3,000 people from destroying the green belt land around their village

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