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Your YEP Picture of the Day - 24 June

Aire and Calder Canal at Castleford, by Mick Kale.

Arts
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.

News
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.

News
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.

News
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.
Crime
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.

News
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.

Crime
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.
News
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.

Castleford Tigers
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.

News

Jacob’s charity walk was SoFab

schoolboy Jacob Cowell has climbed one of the Yorkshire peaks to help families with babies in local neonatal units.

News
Zak Hardaker looks for the pass in Saturday's win over St Helens. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Zak Hardaker confident of making magical clash against parent club Leeds Rhinos

ENGLAND star Zak Hardaker feared he had broken his ankle for Super League leaders Castleford Tigers during their Challenge Cup victory over St Helens.

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Castleford's Greg Eden about to cross the line to score another try against St Helens. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Castleford Tigers 53 St Helens 10 - Greg Eden leads way for rampant Tigers

SUPER LEAGUE’S trop try-scorer Greg Eden instantly transferred his form into the Challenge Cup, too, as the prolific winger scored a hat-trick to help ruthless Castleford Tigers utterly demolish St Helens.

Castleford Tigers
Devan Gill.

Missing Castleford boy found safe and well

A nine-year-old boy who went missing from the Fryston area of Castleford has been found safe and well

News
Burberry Womenswear

Burberry to open new Leeds office creating 300 jobs

Luxury brand Burberry has announced its intention to relocate approximately 300 jobs into Leeds city centre from its London headquarters in a move it says reinforces its commitment to Yorkshire.

Business 3
GREEN LIGHT: The Fryston application had been put on hold.

Go-ahead given for 150 homes on ex-pit site after red tape battle

A former pit site will finally be transformed into housing after city planners rubber stamped the project.

News
An artist's impression of the planned Five Towns Park

‘Significant progress’ made towards new stadium for Castleford Tigers

CASTLEFORD Tigers chiefs and developers say “significant progress” has been made towards construction work starting on a new stadium for the club as part of a £135m Five Towns Park retail and leisure development set to create 2,000 new jobs.

News
TRANSFORMATION: Colin Blueman with his 1969 Opel GT.

Classic car’s journey from shell to swell

It is hard to believe this pristine sports car was a ‘shell’ when it was bought just over a decade ago.

News
Castleford Tigers join campaign to support Bradley Lowery

Castleford Tigers join campaign to support Bradley Lowery

A Leeds United fan has collected yet more signatures from top sportsmen as part of a campaign to support a youngster with cancer.
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