Wakefield and Five Towns

Wakefield & Five Towns

Leeds United fans show their support for Bradley Lowery

A group of Leeds United fans unveiled a banner pledging their support to cancer-stricken Bradley Lowery during Saturday's home win over Brighton and Hove Albion.
TRY SCORER: Castleford Tigers' Greg Minikin. Picture: Allan McKenzie

Salford Red Devils 13 Castleford Tigers 12 - Cas brought back down to earth by late drop goal

WHAT WAS looking like an unstoppable bandwagon was derailed in a thriller at Salford as Castleford Tigers suffered an unexpected first defeat of the season.

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Missing: Louise Mitchell.

Police searching for missing girl, 14, in Wakefield

Police are trying to trace a young girl who went missing in Wakefield.
Missing youngsters from Wakefield found safe by officers

Missing youngsters from Wakefield found safe by officers

Two youngsters who went missing in Wakefield yesterday (Wednesday) have been found.

New lease of life for Pontefract courthouse

The 200-year-old courthouse in Pontefract is to be finally brought back into use, with high hopes it could trigger other improvements across the town.

Missing: Amy Hancock.

Concern grows for missing Wakefield teenager

Concern is growing for a teenager who went missing in Wakefield.
Missing: Brady Felton.

Appeal: Have you seen this missing 12-year-old boy?

Officers are searching for a young boy who is missing in Wakefield.
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Driver jailed for running over police bike officer

A DRIVER deliberately ran over a police officer who stopped his vehicle for driving dangerously.

Horbury Road, Wakefield. Picture: Google.

Pedestrian, 92, in 'serious condition' after crash in Wakefield

An elderly pedestrian is in a serious condition in hospital following a crash in Wakefield today (Tuesday).
The Emirates Airbus above Featherstone

Emirates Airbus circles over Leeds before emergency landing

A large Airbus plane circled Leeds after getting into difficulty soon after take-off.
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Castleford Tigers' Matt Cook (right) celebrates scoring a try with Paul McShane at Widnes: Nick Potts/PA

Widnes Vikings 0 Castleford Tigers 34 - Top spot regained as Tigers run Vikings ragged

CASTLEFORD TIGERS regained top spot in Super League after scoring six tries in a supreme demolition of hapless Widnes.

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Blaze at cottages on Wheldon Road in Castleford

FIREFIGHTERS have dealt with a blaze at derelict cottages on Wheldon Road in Castleford.


Charity ball organised by West Yorkshire cancer survivor is spreading positivity

A third charity ball organised by a woman who underwent radical surgery for cervical cancer takes place on Sunday.


Woman hurt in M1 crash near Wakefield

A WOMAN was injured in a two car crash on the M1 near Wakefield tonight.
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By Mick Kale.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 9 March

Ledston Hall, near Castleford, by Mick Kale.


Sew long to Pontefract’s own ‘Sewing Sally’

A seamstress who joked that she has stuck pins in some of the north’s most famous people is to pull the plug on her sewing machine.


Sin Bin TV: Super League Round 4 preview

Check out the latest edition of The Sin Bin as the lads look ahead to round 4 of Super League games.

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The collision took place on Barnsley Road in South Elmsall. Picture: Google

Driver seriously injured after car smashed into wall in South Elmsall

Police are appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision in South Elmsall yesterday.

Head coach Brian McDermott of Leeds Rhinos

Leeds Rhinos’ boss Brian McDermott still has backing despite Castleford humiliation

THERE WILL be no knee-jerk reaction to Leeds Rhinos’ worst Super League defeat. Chief executive Gary Hetherington described the 66-10 loss at Castleford Tigers as “embarrassing” and admitted everybody at the club is now under pressure.

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Ryan McNamee from Castleford, who is training for the London Marathon for charity. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Meet Castleford fundraiser running London Marathon after seeing plight of homeless in Leeds

A selfless fundraiser is preparing to take on the London Marathon in aid of a homelessness charity.

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