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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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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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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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Drivers face delays during M62 overnight closures

DRIVERS face delays during roadworks on the M62 and M1 in West Yorkshire this week.

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Nursery rated as inadequate

The education watchdog has branded an Allerton Bywater nursery inadequate in all key areas of its inspection criteria.

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Teenage scooter crooks locked up over police chase

A dangerous rider who was convicted through the first use in West Yorkshire of a DNA tagging spray has been jailed after committing another road related crime.

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Savile Road, Castleford. Image: Google

Roof collapsed after major blaze at Castleford house: Five people escaped

FIVE people escaped before the  roof of a house in Castleford collapsed following a major blaze in the early hours today.

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Watch: Exotic wild parakeets caught on camera at Yorkshire nature reserve

Watch: Exotic wild parakeets caught on camera at Yorkshire nature reserve

A colony of ring-necked parakeets has been caught on camera in Yorkshire.
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Masterplan for Castleford revealed

Ambitious plans for three quarters of a billion pounds to be invested into Castleford have been revealed.

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Game in memory of Wakefield and Five Towns DJ ‘Little Kev’

The father of a popular DJ kicked off an emotional football match staged in his son’s memory.

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Healdfield Road Castleford; Image: Google

Arson attack on Castleford house: Accelerant poured through letterbox

POLICE are appealing for information following an arson attack on a Castleford house may have left a suspect with an arm injury.

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