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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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Daniel Goodyear.

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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Leeds Crown Court.

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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DEBUT GIG: Mark Abrahams (left) on stage in Sweden with Wishbone Ash veteran Andy Powell. PIC: Henrik Hildebrandt

Leeds guitar shop boss is Wishbone Ash’s latest ‘axeman’

A guitar player from Leeds has landed his dream job with rock legends Wishbone Ash.

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Leeds Crown Court.

Castleford neighbour dispute ends in death threats and man telling police he was ‘able to shoot people’

A MAN threatened neighbours with a knife and told police he could arrange for people to be shot during a dispute in the driveway of the home he shared with his partner.

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Serious crash on M62 near Leeds

Serious crash on M62 near Leeds

One lane is closed on the M62 near Castleford after a vehicle overturned.
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Prince Harry in Leeds: His full schedule

Prince Harry in Leeds: His full schedule

Leeds will be getting a royal visit on July 6 and 7 when Prince Harry arrives in the city.

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Dion Dalton.

Leeds Tesco store thief made threats with knife and syringe during crime spree

A man threatened security guards, staff and customers with a knife after being caught shoplifting at a Tesco store during a spree of offending.

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By Mick Kale.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 24 June

Aire and Calder Canal at Castleford, by Mick Kale.

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Home sweet home: Rare bird hatches chicks for first time in northern England

Home sweet home: Rare bird hatches chicks for first time in northern England

A rare bird usually found in southern and eastern Europe has hatched chicks for the first time in northern England.

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Crewe crane collapse: Castleford and Bradford victims named by police

Two men who died after a crane collapsed were both from West Yorkshire and have been named by police.

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