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Hit and run driver struck pedestrians in Castleford: Car mounted kerb after house party row

A HIT and run driver who struck three pedestrians following a row at a house party in Castleford is being hunted by police.

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Comic Con set for Castleford return

Dinosaurs and Stormtroopers will be sharing a room with Daleks and pirates when Castleford Comic Con returns to the town for the second year.

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IN MEMORY: Castleford soldier Craig Hopson.

Craig Hopson: Memorial garden completed for Castleford solider killed in Afghanistan

A “beautiful” garden in memory of a Castleford solider killed in Afghanistan has been completed.

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Teens given dispersal orders in Pontefract after 'spike' in anti-social behaviour

Teenagers involved in "anti-social behaviour" have been taken to task in Pontefract after police used public order powers to disperse and then take them back to their parents.
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Rugby fans to get first glimpse of new 10,000 seater stadium

NEW images of the proposed Castleford Tigers Community Stadium go on display for the first time this week.

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Vickers Street Social Club.

Woman attacked during robbery at Castleford social club

POLICE are appealing for information after a woman was attacked and injured during a robbery at a social club in Castleford.

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NESTLE: The former factory site will be part of the overhaul.

Green light for £750 million plan to transform Castleford

An ambitious £750m regeneration scheme to transform Castleford has been approved.

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Nathan Townend. PIC: Tony Johnson

Lucky Leeds United fan to walk England out against Costa Rica

A lucky Leeds United fan who can “talk for England” will represent his country today as he proudly walks out with the national team at Elland Road.

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Wayne Bell

Banned Neo-Nazi group member from Castleford is jailed over racist mesages

A CASTLEFORD man found to be a member  of the now-banned neo-Nazi group National Action  been jailed for four-years-and-three-months for posting racist and anti-Semitic messages.

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Top honour for Yorkshire’s own Queen tribute band

Castleford’s Bulsara and his Queenies - a super-group among Queen tribute bands - has been paid the ultimate accolade by being invited to play a two hour headline set at the 2018 Official Freddie Mercury Birthday Party in Montreux.

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Floral tributes placed outside the house on Ambleside Road.

Castleford woman, 62, died after hammer attack, inquest opening told

A WOMAN from Castleford suffered a fatal head injury after she was attacked with a hammer, an inquest opening heard.

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Ivy-Louise Wilkinson

Brave cancer fight toddler undergoes seven-hour op: Family supported by Bradley Lowery Foundation

A TODDLER given a 50:50 chance of surviving rare cancer neuroblastoma has undergone a seven-hour operation at Leeds General Infirmary to remove a tumour.

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Gunman shot at ex-girlfriend’s car during school run - Leeds Crown Court

A gunman who shot at his former girlfriend’s car during a road rage incident has been jailed.

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Wakefield Coroner's Court

Appeal to trace relatives of Castleford man

Coroners are appealing for relatives of Castleford man Brian David Aspin to come forward.

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Overnight closures to continue this week on M621 and M62

DRIVERS will have to take diversions as overnight closures continue this week for ongoing roadworks on the M62 and M621 motorways.

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Land off Park Lane. Pic: Google.

Plan for 450 homes at Allerton Bywater in Leeds

A developer has applied to build up to 450 new homes in Leeds.

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Can you help identify Leeds River Aire oil spill?

The Environment Agency are appealing for help after receiving several reports from members of the public of oil pollution on the River Aire in Leeds.

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Leeds judge's last chance for Castleford stolen car driver, 18, with 'absolutely appalling' criminal record

Leeds judge's last chance for Castleford stolen car driver, 18, with 'absolutely appalling' criminal record

An 18-year-old man with an “absolutely appalling” criminal record narrowly avoided an immediate prison sentence after a judge was persuaded to give him a final chance to change his ways.

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Police on Gannet Close at Castleford after Jeffrey Howarth's death

Murder investigation halted after cause of attacked Castleford father's death revealed: Inquest at Wakefield told

A MURDER enquiry launched after the death of a father-of-two following an attack in Castleford was later downgraded to an assault investigation after police were told the results of a post mortem, an inquest heard.
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Airedale Road, Castleford. Picture: Google.

Three arrests after firearm 'discharged at vehicle' in Castleford

Three people have been arrested after a firearm was discharged at a vehicle in Castleford.

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