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A1 crash driver's lucky escape: Car on roof up steep embankment

A DRIVER escaped unscathed after his car ended up on its roof up a steep embankment after careering off the A1 near Ferrybridge this morning.
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Dane Jones.

Pair jailed after man run down and stabbed - Leeds Crown Court

A man was mown down in the street and stabbed in the chest during a drug dispute.

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Kellingley Colliery. PIC: Simon Hulme

Kellingley miners in fight for final payout

Calls are growing for the former Kellingley workers to be given their final payout more than two years after the pit closed.

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Kev Woodhead.

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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Kevin Devonport.

Man jailed over cannabis plants worth £35,000 at homes in Leeds

A man has been sentenced to four years in prison for producing £35,000 worth cannabis at properties in Leeds.

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Moment man starts devastating house fire which robbed West Yorkshire family of a husband and daughter

This is the moment a man poured petrol through the letterbox of a family home starting a fire which robbed a family of a husband and daughter

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Honda Rebel motorcycle recovered by police.

Search for owner of stolen Honda motorbike recovered in Knottingley

Police have appealed for information after recovering a stolen motorcycle in Knottingley.

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The  family enjoying a day out in Manchester before Josie Howarth and Janet Senior were injured in the bomb blast after the  Ariana Grande Concert. Pictured (from left to right) are Jenny Howarth, Janet Senior, Josie Howarth and Jodie Howarth.

Knottingley woman’s handbag strap saved her life after Manchester Arena terror attack

A WOMAN from Knottingley who was seriously injured by shrapnel in the Manchester Arena bomb blast has told how she stopped herself from bleeding to death by tying her handbag strap around her leg.

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Stephen Byrne.

‘Depraved’ pervert caught in police sting

AN IT technician was caught by undercover police after arranging to sexually abuse children.

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Man arrested for money laundering after police stop car in Knottingley

Man arrested for money laundering after police stop car in Knottingley

A man has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering after police stopped a car near Knottingley last night.

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27 June 2017........... Harworth Group PLC are seeking to redevelop the old Kellingley Colliery site near Pontefract. Finance Director Andrew Kirkman. Picture Scott Merrylees

Work could start on former Kellingley site by 2019

The developers behind the site of the former Kellingley Colliery coal mine in North Yorkshire hope to begin work on the site by 2019 and has already had expression of interests from firms looking to set up on the site.

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Jayanta scaled 22,000 metres

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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