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.
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.

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. 


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.

An artists impression of a plan put forward by self-sustaining destination.
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.


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.

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.

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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LOAD OF TRIPE: Nigel Schofield in the new deli, on Carlton Street.

140-year-old tripe shop re-opens as modern deli

A 140-year-old tripe shop has re-opened as a modern deli.

PIC: Andrew Bellis

Shoe delivery delay prevents boy with rare growth condition from going to school

A six-year-old boy with a rare growth condition has been unable to go to school for weeks because of a delay getting his specially-made shoes from Portugal.

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Driver terrified women with fake gun at petrol station “for a bit of fun”

A DRIVER terrified two women by pointing a fake handgun at them on a petrol station forecourt “for a bit of fun”, a court heard.

School teachers take on relay for charity

School teachers take on relay for charity

Big-hearted teachers ran a relay from their school in Wakefield to London to raise money for a cancer charity.

HERO: Craig Hopson was killed in Afghanistan.

Street named after war hero who made ultimate sacrifice for country

A lasting tribute has been made in memory of a soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice whilst serving in Afghanistan.

Yvette Cooper

Cooper tells Corbyn: Confront these online Labour trolls

Yvette Cooper has called on Jeremy Corbyn to use his social media accounts to personally confront people hurling abuse at his critics.

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WELL DONE: Castleford head coach Daryl Powell.
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Catalans Dragons 28 Castleford Tigers 34: Overdue victory in Perpignan hailed by delighted Daryl Powell

DARYL POWELL expressed his delight after Castleford earned their first win over Catalans Dragons in Perpignan since 2010.

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Dramatic clouds over Ledston Hall on the outward leg.

Walking: For your delight – a sparkling oasis

The twin villages of Ledston and Ledsham – a mile-and-a-half apart as the crow flies – have remained aloof and serene down the centuries, somehow escaping both the ravages of a once-thriving local coal mining industry and the pollution from the nearby industrial Aire valley with Castleford at its heart.

Cass Cancer Climbers take on Yorkshire Three Peaks for Stand Up To Cancer.

Taking on peaks feat for charity

Four charity shop team members are standing up to cancer by tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

A police van at the scene in Gannet Close, where a body was found on Thursday.

Man due in court after body found in Castleford house

Detectives have charged a 47-year-old local man with manslaughter after a body was found in a Castleford home.

Luke Dorn scores the opening try for Cas at St Helens. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

St Helens 40 Castleford Tigers 16: Injury-hit Tigers are mauled by St Helens

St Helens came from 10-6 down to make it nine wins from their last 10 matches with a 40-16 rout of injury-hit Castleford to clinch a top-four finish in Super League.

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