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Daniel Jones charged with murder of father and young daughter in Wakefield house blaze

A MAN has appeared in court charged with the murder of a father and his daughter who died in a house fire in Wakefield.

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Violence and vandalism on Knottingley estate

POLICE have pledged to clamp down on a minority of residents causing violence and anti-social behaviour on a Knottingley estate after a string of complaints.

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Grant Barrett.

Jealous ex cut up former partner’s underwear during burglary

A JEALOUS dad burgled his estranged partner’s home and cut up every item of her clothing after finding out she was seeing someone else.

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Burglar jailed over crime spree at school, clubs and chemist

A burglar who targeted a school, a rugby club, a conservative club and his local chemist has been sent to prison.

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Video: Ticket to jail for West Yorkshire bus crash gang

NINETEEN members of a ‘cash for crash’ fraud gang have been sentenced over their “pathetic” attempts to stage a bus crash in order to make insurance claims.

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Police scheme to boost more pupils

Police scheme to boost more pupils

School children across West Yorkshire have been given a first-hand insight into life in the police and fire services.

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Wakefield Council plans to cut library opening hours

Library opening hours could be cut as cash-strapped Wakefield Council seeks to save money.

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Pervert from Yorkshire jailed for ‘appalling’ abuse of young girl

A West Yorkshire man has been jailed for 17 years after being found guilty of a series of child sex offences.

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Knottingley primary school keeps its good Ofsted grade

a PRIMARY academy has continued to be rated as good following a short Ofsted inspection.

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Good Samaritan drove Wakefield robbery victim to hospital

POLICE want to trace a Good Samaritan who drove a robbery victim to hospital following an attack in the Knottingley area of Wakefield district.

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Knottingley: Homes plan is approved

Knottingley: Homes plan is approved

Nearly 500 homes could be built at a new housing and business estate in Knottingley.

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Cannabis found at family home

Police seized around £500 worth of cannabis and sums of cash when they searched a family home.

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Sad day: Power finally goes off at Ferrybridge C

THE Ferrybridge C coal-fired power station finally closes today after 50 years in service.

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Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield. Picture by Ross Parry.

Fears that sudden loss of specialist doctors from Yorkshire hospitals will hit patients

The loss of several expert neurologists at West Yorkshire hospitals will have a “significant impact” on patients, it is feared.

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Knottingley: High Sheriff praises teens for clear ups

Young people working to reduce anti-social behaviour in Knottingley have been visited by the county’s High Sheriff.

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Knottingley: Work starts at new power station site

A clean-up has started at an old chemical works in Knottingley which could be turned into a gas-fired power station.

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