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Shop robber from Castleford used machete and fake gun in Pontefract and Ferrybridge store raids

AN ARMED robber  from Castleford who threatened  staff at  stores in Ferrybridge and Pontefract with a machete and an imitation gun has been jailed for six years.

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Burberry.

Burberry set for luxury shopper focus as analysts predict rising sales figures

Fashion chain Burberry is expected to post rising sales next week in the retailer’s first update since new boss Marco Gobbetti’s announced an overhaul that will see it focus on luxury shoppers.

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TRANSFORMATION PLAN: The Picture House was damaged by fire last year.

A new life for Castleford’s Picture House?

A former theatre which has sat burnt and blackened since a fire last year is to be transformed into a new venue for the community.

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Luke Gale.

Castleford Tigers player's hair transplant 'confidence boost' in Leeds

An international rugby league ace has said a hair transplant procedure he received from a team of Leeds specialists has boosted his confidence.

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Coroners in Wakefield are appealing for information to trace a man's relatives.

Wakefield coroners seek information on family of Castleford man

Coroners in Wakefield are appealing for information to trace relatives of a Castleford man who died earlier this month.

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SUPPORT: Peter with some of his colleagues.

West Yorkshire posties walk raised £4,000

A group of post workers who walked from Castleford to Normanton in support of their friend, raised more than £4,000 for the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

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NATURE PARK: St Aidans at dusk.

Take part in guided dusk walks at Leeds and Castleford nature parks

Nature lovers can explore two RSPB reserves at dusk during guided walks this winter.

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PCSO cleared of raping domestic violence victim

PCSO cleared of raping domestic violence victim

A Police Community Support Officer charged with rape and sex offences against two women has been found NOT guilty of all charges against him.

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Orhan Yigit

Police officer from Castleford ‘raped domestic violence victim’ - jury told

A POLICE Community Support Officer from Castleford raped a domestic violence victim after telling her he could help her, a jury was told.

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The No 2 Winding Tower at Kellingley Colliery in Yorkshire is demolished. PIC: PA

Ex-miners ‘heartbroken’ as Kellingley Colliery headgear demolished

Former miners who gathered to watch the demolition of the headgear at Britain’s last deep coal mine have said it was “heartbreaking”.

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Wacky racers’ Alps challenge

Colourful colleagues from a Castleford car dealership have helped raise £2,900 for charity by driving to Europe.

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STEPPING OUT: Peter Carey pictured with Diane Carey and his supportive former colleagues.

Friends rally for ex-postie Peter

A group of posties will extend their delivery round to raise money for a friend.

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NEW SIGNING: James Green, in action for Hull KR back in 2016. 
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Prop Green only too happy to hook up with Castleford Tigers

CASTLEFORD TIGERS have signed Leigh prop James Green on a one-year deal as they continue to shape their squad for next season.

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Castleford players celebrate winning the League Leaders Shield. 
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

2018 Fixtures: Castleford Tigers - Saints trip first up for Shield winners

LEAGUE LEADERS’ Shield winners Castleford Tigers will look to go one better in 2018 after this year’s Grand Final defeat and they now know where the journey will begin.

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Jordan Harrison.

Man inflicted ‘shocking injuries’ in attack on baby

A MAN left a baby with “shocking injuries” after losing his temper and shaking her, a court heard.

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GraVity in plan to expand to countries in Europe

GraVity in plan to expand to countries in Europe

Trampoline park operator GraVity has unveiled plans to expand into continental Europe.

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Zak Hardaker. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Zak Hardaker’s career highs and lows

Few players have experienced such contrasting fortunes as Zak Hardaker, who has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned substance.

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Castleford store loses licence after nearly 50,000 illegal cigarettes found by Trading Standards

Castleford store loses licence after nearly 50,000 illegal cigarettes found by Trading Standards

Nearly 50,000 illegal cigarettes were discovered at a convenience store in Castleford.

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Kallum Watkins and Danny McGuire close on Michael Shenton. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Castleford Tigers 6 Leeds Rhinos 24: Hardaker’s absence not to blame for Grand Final loss - Shenton

Castleford captain Michael Shenton refused to blame the absence of Zak Hardaker for his team’s worst performance of the season as they crashed to a 24-6 defeat to Leeds in their maiden Grand Final.

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Young Castleford Tigers fan Essie Brockleby sheds cries as she gets a lift from Jesse Sene-Lefao. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Grand Final losers Castleford Tigers host homecoming for team

Defeated Grand Final finalists Castleford Tigers held a homecoming for the team in front of their supporters.

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