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Coroner refuses to question Greek court’s verdict over tragic death of Chelsea Hyndman

A coroner has refused to question a Greek court’s verdict over the cause of death of a young woman on a holiday island.

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Chelsea Hyndman pictured with her former boyfriend Luke Walker.

‘I wish I’d taken Chelsea to the hospital sooner’

The young man convicted of causing his girlfriend’s death in Crete has admitted he wished he had taken her to hospital sooner.

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Protesters gather at Castleford swimming pool.

REVEALED: Pools to shut within weeks, despite community backlash

The closure of Knottingley Sports Centre and Castleford Swimming Pool will go ahead as planned, despite backlash from the community.

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Did you make After Eight mints at the famous Castleford chocolate factory?

Did you make After Eight mints at the famous Castleford chocolate factory?

Former staff are being asked to share their memories to celebrate the after-dinner treat's 40th anniversary.

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BRAVE: Paris Leigh Boycott, before and after the charity head shave.

Niece of Yorkshire cricket legend has locks chopped for charity

The young niece of Yorkshire cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott has had her long locks chopped for charity.

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From kitchen table to £1m turnover in two years for Castleford entrepreneur Stacey

From kitchen table to £1m turnover in two years for Castleford entrepreneur Stacey

When most people start their own business they can only dream of achieving a £1m turnover within their first two years of trading.

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END OF AN ERA: Phil Kelsey a miner for 38 years in the lamp room after his last shift last year.

Looking back at Kellingley Colliery closure one year on

One year has passed since Kellingley Colliery closed down, marking the end of deep coal mining across the UK.

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Owner of stolen Rottweiler Sky still searching a year on

A bereft pet owner has decorated a Christmas tree with the details of stolen dogs to raise awareness a year after his own was cruelly snatched.

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Garage blaze - Castleford town centre street closed

FIREFIGHTERS are dealing with a blaze at a garage on Church Street in Castleford town centre.

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Campaigners protest against closure of Castleford Swimming Pool

Angry campaigners gathered at Castleford Swimming Pool to protest against plans for its closure.

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Lock Lane, Castleford. Picture: Google.

Thieves steal nearly 1,000 pairs of Puma trainers from parked lorry

Thieves stole nearly 1,000 pairs of Puma trainers after targeting a parked lorry.
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CCTV images of men who violently assaulted friends at Wakefield railway station

CCTV images of men who violently assaulted friends at Wakefield railway station

CCTV images of two men who violently assaulted a group of friends at a railway station in Wakefield have been released.
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Two in serious condition after crash

Two in serious condition after crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a serious crash in Castleford this morning.

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Gordon Hopkins (left) and Thomas Quinn, who were jailed at Leeds Crown Court.

Leeds pair jailed for stealing high-power cars worth £250,000

Burglars who stole £250,000 of high value cars in raids across West Yorkshire have been jailed for 11 years. Burglars who stole £250,000 of high value cars in raids across West Yorkshire have been jailed for 11 years. 

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Dozens of child abuse images on West Yorkshire police officer’s computers

A TOTAL of 70 indecent images of children aged as young as seven were recovered from computer equipment seized from the home of a West Yorkshire police officer who was found dead the day after his arrest, an inquest jury heard.

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private company One Leeds for the South Bank. +PICTURE: ONE LEEDS PLC

Construction projects in city region set to generate £13bn

Construction work worth £13bn is set to be delivered across the Leeds City region over the next three years, creating tens of thousands of jobs in the process.

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Man jailed over threats to his mum and step-father

A man who threatened his mother and step-father with weapons in their own home has been locked up for 20 months.

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Harvey Mountain and his mum, Angela.

Schoolboy with rare tumour on way to US care

Brave Harvey Mountain will be one of just a handful of children sent to the US for state-of-the-art proton beam treatment on a rare type of brain tumour.

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Tuoyo Egodo, new signing for Castleford Tigers from London Broncos.

Castleford Tigers bring in young prospect Tuoyo Egodo

CASTLEFORD TIGERS have signed teenage outside-back Tuoyo Egodo from London Broncos’ academy.

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