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Town celebrates ‘spend, spend, spend’ Viv with exhibition

SHE rose to fame after promising to “spend, spend, spend” a huge win on the pools, and now Viv NIcholson’s hometown of Castleford has celebrated her life with a new exhibition.

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Step back in time in Castleford for fun festival

A POPULAR festival was revived in Castleford at the weekend to show people what life was like in the town 2,000 years ago.

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Work on £2.9m cycleway connecting Castleford with Wakefield begins

Work on £2.9m cycleway connecting Castleford with Wakefield begins

Work on the first phase of a £2.9m cycleway connecting Castleford with Wakefield has got underway.

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Girl, 11, hurt after collision with motorcycle on footpath in Castleford

An 11-year-old girl was hurt after being involved in a collision on a footpath with a motorcycle in Castleford.

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Prisoner's evidence at inquest after Leeds dad's sports car crash death

A CONVICTED robber told an inquest he was passenger in a sports car which crashed at speed in a 20mph zone in Leeds leading to his friend's death.
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What does Castleford Tigers rugby league success mean to people in the town?

As a professional Freddie Mercury impersonator, Gareth Taylor has performed at some big occasions.

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Castleford's Mike McMeeken celebrates his try against Wakefield. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Five games that shaped Castleford Tigers’ historic season

Castleford Tigers put the seal on their League Leaders’ Shield-winning season with victory over Wakefield Trinity on Thursday night.

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That’s the first goal done, now it’s time to regroup, says Shenton as Castleford Tigers make history

Castleford Tigers’ captain Michael Shenton lifted the League Leaders’ Shield for the first time in the club’s history last night and then insisted: “Now we have to finish the job.”

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Images released of men wanted over fence fraud

Images released of men wanted over fence fraud

Images have today been released of two men sought by police in connection with an act of fraud in Castleford.

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Gang of Leeds robbers terrified staff in store raids in Wakefield and Castleford

THREE masked robbers terrified shop and petrol station staff in a series of “professional” raids.

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Fryston Road, Airedale, Castleford. Image: Google

Biker arrested after fleeing Castleford crash scene - pedestrian critically ill

A MOTORBIKE rider was arrested after fleeing the scene of a crash in Castleford which left a pedestrian seriously injured.

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Vending machine dedicated exclusively to Yorkshire produce

The finest produce from God’s Own Country will be available across the region this Yorkshire Day – but one top tourist attraction has brought them together in the first ever vending machine dedicated exclusively to the county.

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SCAM: John Price was jailed for 28 months.

West Yorkshire car parts scam pair locked up

MORE than £23,000 worth of luxury car parts were stolen from vehicles in West Yorkshire before being sold on the internet as part of a theft conspiracy, a court heard.

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Work starts on 157 new homes scheme in Castleford

BUILDING work has got under way on the first phase of a new development of 560 new homes in Castleford.

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WILDLIFE HAVEN: St Aidans RSPB reserve is just 5 miles from Leeds city centre.

Ex-mining site between Leeds and Castleford is nature haven

A new nature reserve on the outskirts of Leeds is a true urban gem.

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A collision in Fryston Road, Airedale, is causing disruption to bus services. Picture: Google

Travel alert: Buses diverted in Castleford after crash

Buses are being diverted in Castleford this afternoon while emergency services work at the scene of a crash.
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Cbeebies star set to grace big sleepout event

The RSPB Big Wild Sleepout later this month will feature an appearance from Cbeebies’ favourites, the Twirlywoos.

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Road rage punch attack after collision in Castleford

A ROAD rage attacker landed a flurry of punches on an innocent motorists after a minor collision in Castleford, a court heard.

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Prince Harry meets employees at the Haribo sweet factory. PIC: PA

Prince Harry photo gallery: Leeds Children’s Hospital | Haribo Castleford | Oliver Rooney

Check out this photo gallery capturing Prince Harry’s second day visit to Leeds and neighbouring Castleford.

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