Knottingley

Knottingley

Leeds climber scales height of Mars's highest mountain

A novice climber has scaled the equivalent height of the solar system's highest mountain - just eight months after being introduced to the sport.
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M62 motorway delays after vehicle overturns near Wakefield

Delays are building on the M62 motorway after a vehicle overturned.
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Hester Louise Mounsey failed to get her conviction quashed at London's Court of Appeal.

Soldier aimed kicks in town centre violence

A SOLDIER who kicked out at a man during drunken mass brawl in a town centre has avoided being sent to prison.

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Jon Croxford of Arriva.

Arriva chief says accident hotpots are huge cause of service delays in Leeds

Accident hotspots in West Yorkshire can cause delays “completely out of anyone’s control,” a bus chief has said.

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Praise for Knottingley special measures school

Inspectors have praised a school for getting back on track after being placed in special measures last year.

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Patients’ long wait in hospital

Patients waiting to be discharged from hospitals have faced agonising delays across the region.

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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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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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VIDEO: Protesters gather over pool closure plans

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

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Keira Broadhead.

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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Terence Link.

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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Paul Griffiths.

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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