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Burglars jailed over break-in at West Yorkshire pub

TWO burglars were caught after a landlady watched them on CCTV as they stole charity boxes and alcohol from the bar of her pub.

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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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BOYS ON TOUR: A group of friends dubbed the Kirkthorpe Cavemen will visit James Bond film locations around Europe.

Limo tour leaves friends shaken and stirred

A group of madcap friends are set to tour James Bond film locations in Europe in an ex-funeral limousine.

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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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John Tang.

Death crash driver back behind bars over drunken police chase

A driver has been returned to prison over a drunken police chase almost a decade after he caused the death of man when he used a public road as a race track.

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Probe by police watchdog after Normanton crash

A woman was seriously injured when a car hit a wall while being chased by police in an early morning pursuit.

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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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Open verdict on Wakefield lorry driver’s death after fall

AN INQUEST jury recorded an open verdict after hearing a lorry driver from Normanton near Wakefield died more than two weeks after suffering a broken ankle in a fall at work.

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26 years for ‘sadistic’ rapist who targeted three Wakefield women

26 years for ‘sadistic’ rapist who targeted three Wakefield women

A repeat sex offender has been jailed for 26 years for a series of serious sexual assaults in Wakefield involving three women.

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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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Hospital site could become 100 houses

Hospital site could become 100 houses

Hospital buildings dating back to the early 1900s could be demolished to make way for housing.

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Ross William Barr-Hoyland shows off his knitwear collection to the Queen.

Luxury brand Ross Barr takes fashion industry by storm

After just six months in business, Ross William Barr-Hoyland is quickly becoming one of the British fashion industry’s runaway successes.

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Wakefield MP Mary Creagh.

Schoolchildren one step closer to safer crossing

A school is one step closer to having a much-needed pedestrian crossing placed outside its gates.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins announces a sponsorship deal in Normanton. PIC: Simon Hulme

Sir Bradley Wiggins visits Normanton to sign up to new deal

Olympic hero Sir Bradley Wiggins dropped in to Normanton fresh from his gold medal win at the World Track Cycling Championships.

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