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Former Leeds MP Ed Balls to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for Red Nose Day with Countryfile's Anita Rani and Love...

Former shadow chancellor and MP for Morley and Outwood, Ed Balls, will join a band of nine celebrities to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for Red Nose Day. Mr Balls was one of Leeds’s foremost political figures until voters elected Tory Andrea Jenkyns to...

yesterday, 20:31 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

8 of the top rated pubs in Wakefield, according to Tripadvisor

Whether it's good food, good ale or a good atmosphere, here are the best ranked by reviewers on TripAdvisor. 1. Jolly Tap 43 Northgate'Review: "One of the best places in Wakefield- brilliant relaxed atmosphere. Great service." other Buy a...

yesterday, 16:58 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Wakefield artist's death not suspicious, police confirm

Police say they are not treating the death of a Wakefield artist as suspicious after his body was found at his home. The emergency services were called to a property on Gaskell Street on the morning of Saturday, February 9 where they found the body of...

yesterday, 16:55 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

'Build and Aldi or an indoor market' - Your ideas for Chantry House as Wakefield Council plan to demolish...

News that Wakefield Council is to demolish and redevelop Chantry House on Kirkgate has received mixed views from you, our readers. Wakefield Council has bought the eyesore office block with a plan to demolish it along with the derelict Snooty Fox...

yesterday, 16:45 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Wakefield's best and worst GP surgeries: this is what the ratings mean from the NHS patient survey

The best and worst rated GP surgeries in Wakefield have been revealed, based on ratings by patients responding to the NHS patient survey. A total of 40 practices in the Peterborough area have been rated after patients were asked about their experience...

yesterday, 16:17 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

19 pictures from the Wakefield Hospice 10k Road Run over the years - can you spot any familiar faces?

Take a look at some of our favourite Wakefield Hospice 10k Road Run pictures from the last ten years. Can you spot anyone you know in the photos below? To register for the 2019 run, visit the Wakefield Hospice website. Glasshoughton £6m link road:...

yesterday, 16:11 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Wakefield convenience shop applies for alcohol licence

A Wakefield convenience shop has applied for a licence to sell alcohol. Wakefield Council has received two letter of objection to Euro Mix on Doncaster Road being granted permission to sell beer, wine and spirits. Writing to the council in opposition...

yesterday, 16:05 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Burglar jailed for more than two years for Pontefract house break-in

A burglar has been jailed for more than two years after pleading guilty to a house break-in in Pontefract. Mark Miller (41) was sentenced to 876 days in prison at Leeds Crown Court after pleading guilty to burglary at the property in early December. A...

yesterday, 16:05 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Meet Wakefield Trinity stars at city centre fun day

Wakefield Trinity players will sign autographs for fans as part of a free event in the city centre. The the club's first team will visit The Ridings, Trinity Walk and the Wakefield Cathedral as part of the Wakefield BID vent on April 7. The day will...

yesterday, 13:27 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

PICTURES: A night out in Wakefield in 2009 - do we have your photo?

These look like some great nights out in Wakefield back in 2009. Did we get your photo? 1. Fancy dress These ladies were dressed to impress on a night out in 2009. jpimedia Buy a Photo Katie and Lisa in Lush Bar 2009. 0 Buy a Photo 3. Ladies night...

yesterday, 13:02 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Homes in Wakefield and Castleford without water as repairs are carried out

Homes in Wakefield may experience issues with their water supply today while repairs are carried out. In a tweet, Yorkshire Water confirmed that essential repair works were being carried out on Meadowfields Drive, Crofton. A spokesperson for the...

yesterday, 12:56 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Wrapped up in the Feversham Arms

There is something deliciously decadent about cocooning yourself for 24 hours in pure warmth, comfort and luxury. But for the last decade a spa in a classy country hotel has been dedicating itself to delivering on that promise, with more than a little...

yesterday, 11:04 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Glasshoughton £6m link road: 'Simple solution to ease congestion - stop building everything at Junction 32'

You've been having your say to the approved plan for a £6m link road at Glasshoughton. It is hoped the new road will ease congestion around the Junction 32 shopping centre area. FULL STORY: New £6m link road at Glass Houghton will ease congestion...

yesterday, 10:45 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Burglars raid charity shop and steal money from safe

A charity shop in Knottingley was ransacked by thieves who stole a van and took cash that would have been used to help seriously ill people. Sue Ryder on Hill Top was targeted overnight on Thursday when burglars damaged the inside of the shop and...

yesterday, 09:58 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Plans to overhaul rail ticketing could spell the end of split ticketing

Proposals for a sweeping overhaul of rail ticketing in Britain aim to stop passengers having to buy split tickets to get the cheapest fares for some journeys. Industry body the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) has published a series of measures to simplify...

yesterday, 09:58 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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