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Wakefield Council services over Christmas

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Clockwise from top left: Darnell Harte; Ellis and Elliot Thornton-Kimmitt; Robbie Meerun, and Anthoney Armour.

UPDATED: Five killed after car hit tree in Leeds: Inquests opened and adjourned

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Mystery ‘Labour death’ plane spotted over Wakefield

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Wakefield Road, Ossett. Image: Google

Caravan blaze on Wakefield Road Ossett: Man suffered smoke inhalation

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Derelict mill goes up in flames in Wakefield

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#SpeakYourMind: Yorkshire Sculpture Park walks for healthy body and mind

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The all time greatest - top 40 favourite Christmas songs

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Firefighters free person trapped in car after crash near Wakefield garden centre

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PRIZE: Oliver Peace came third in an international competition for riders with intellectual impairments.

Horseman made sporting history

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Wanted: Man recalled to prison has links to Wakefield district

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Over 70 bus routes set to run in West Yorkshire on Boxing Day

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Drunk driver turns up to collect uninsured friend from police stop near Leeds

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Woman suffers pelvic injuries avoiding a bus in Leeds

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Southmoor Road, Hemsworth. Image: Google

Man injured after car crashes into tree in Hemsworth

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Six months of disruption: M621 in Leeds to be shut overnight for upgrades

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Wanted: Man recalled to prison has links to Wakefield district

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West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

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Amanda Leather

Woman had sex with underage boy and smoked cannabis with him

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A case collapsed at Wakefield Magistrates Court in 2016 over concerns about evidence provided by two police officers, one of whom has now been sacked.

Wakefield policeman sacked over evidence 'collusion' in collapsed theft trial

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It’s been a busy term for Freeston students

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School to remain shut due to faulty boiler

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North Huddersfield Trust School. Image: Google

Tragic death of seven-year-old West Yorkshire schoolgirl

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Sandal Magna Community Academy. Picture courtesy of Google.

School closed over faulty boiler

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Wakefield City Academies Trust should face police probe, says council leader

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Over 70 bus routes set to run in West Yorkshire on Boxing Day

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The People's Powerhouse project was founded by Jo Miller and Tracy Fishwick

Citizens assembly could put people at the heart of Northern Powerhouse concept, says report

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Drunk driver turns up to collect uninsured friend from police stop near Leeds

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Green’s in Wakefield powers its way to increased turnover

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Yvette Cooper: Poverty figures are grim for old and young

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The People's Powerhouse project was founded by Jo Miller and Tracy Fishwick

Citizens assembly could put people at the heart of Northern Powerhouse concept, says report

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Labour Party holds Wakefield West seat after council by-election

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MP Jon Trickett.

MP’s bid to halt boundary change

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Budget 2017: Hammond and May put on united front on visit to Leeds College of Building

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Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

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The Knottingley hydro electric plant.

VIDEO: £7.5m Knottingley hydroelectric plant to produce a 'century worth of power'

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Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

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#SpeakYourMind: Yorkshire Sculpture Park walks for healthy body and mind

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‘Mental health stigma makes recovery harder’

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'Through the 12 days of Christmas we saw in A&E' - NHS launches festive video about Wakefield's emergency department

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Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust launches live A&E waiting times

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Pinderfields Hospital

JON TRICKETT: The NHS is what matters most to Hemsworth constituents

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