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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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Two men pretended to be a 15-year-old boy to snare Mark Ingleton.

Internet pervert caught out after ‘15-year-old boy’ sting

A PERVERT was tricked by online vigilantes into believing he was chatting to 15-year-old boy before making arrangements to meet him.

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Police arrest Castleford man wanted over Scarborough robbery

Police arrest Castleford man wanted over Scarborough robbery

Detectives investigating a robbery in Scarborough arrested a man from Castleford.
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Coun Keith Wakefield

New £0.5m scheme to prevent flooding in Allerton Bywater

SENIOR councillors in Leeds are set to be asked to approve a plan to invest £500,000 in a flood alleviation scheme for Allerton Bywater.

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The assault took place in a nature garden near to William Street and Lock Lane. Picture: Google

Girl, 16, sexually assaulted by man with dog in Castleford nature garden

Police are hunting a man who sexually assaulted a teenage girl in Castleford.

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Meet the Castleford trampoline park worker who's entered the Big Brother house

Meet the Castleford trampoline park worker who's entered the Big Brother house

A young Castleford party girl has become one of the first contestants to enter this year's Big Brother house.
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Greg Eden, right. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Castleford Tigers’ prolific Greg Eden backed to get England call

CASTLEFORD TIGERS’ head coach Daryl Powell backed free-scoring winger Greg Eden to push for an England call-up after he scored his third hat-trick in as many games for the leaders.

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The four killed on the A6201 between Upton and Hemsworth near Pontefract in a quad bike accident.

YEP Says: Terrible sadness of quad bike case

THE tragedy which befell the community when four people died in a quad bike accident is harrowing.

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