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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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Missing: Amy Hancock.

Concern grows for missing Wakefield teenager

Concern is growing for a teenager who went missing in Wakefield.
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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.

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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).
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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