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Council takes action against anti-social behaviour in Hemsworth

Council takes action against anti-social behaviour in Hemsworth

By Tyler Morrell RESIDENTS IN Hemsworth have raised concerns about damage around West End Park caused by the anti-social behaviour of youths congregating in the area.

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Wakefield Trinity face uncertain future with stadium exit looming

Wakefield Trinity face uncertain future with stadium exit looming

By Jake Ashby Wakefield Trinity have given their notice of exit to leave historic ground Belle Vue at the end of the season, following stalls in onsite developments. Belle Vue has been Trinity’s home since the Super League began in 1985, however it is unable to meet ‘minimum ground standards’ which will be implemented by the Rugby League’s top tier next season. […]

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Wakefield Trinity’s late comeback secures victory against Centurions

Wakefield Trinity’s late comeback secures victory against Centurions

By Jake Ashby A dominant second half performance from Wakefield Trinity sparked a fantastic comeback over Leigh Centurions in the Super League. The victory banished the memories of the 38-14 defeat to Yorkshire rivals Leeds Rhinos in the last round. It was an impressive first half for Leigh who went in at the interval with a 24-12 lead. However, Chris Chester’s men […]

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Wakefield’s Eastern Relief Road project nears completion

Wakefield’s Eastern Relief Road project nears completion

By Alex Haithwaite WAKEFIELD’S Eastern Relief Road (WERR) is nearing completion and is expected to be open this spring. The new £33m highway will reduce traffic congestion in the city centre and service a 2,500 housing development at the City Fields site.

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Wakefield Trinity march to Huddersfield Giants

Wakefield Trinity march to Huddersfield Giants

By Jake Ashby Staff and fans from Wakefield Trinity are walking to the Friday night Super League fixture against Huddersfield Giants for the “Walk with Wakey” fundraiser. “Walk with Wakey” starts at Trinity’s Beaumont Legal Stadium in Wakefield and ends at the John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield, 15 miles away. The walkers plan to arrive at Huddersfield just before the […]

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Hepworth Wakefield launches £30,000 hunt to find Britain’s top sculptor

Hepworth Wakefield launches £30,000 hunt to find Britain’s top sculptor

By Kelly Woodward THE HEPWORTH Wakefield has launched the first UK-wide competition to honour the nation’s sculptors – with a prize of £30,000 at stake.

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1,000-year-old Viking logboat returns to Wakefield

A 1,000-year-old logboat on dsiplay in Wakefield Library

By Mike Berriman A 1,000-year-old Viking logboat has gone on display in Wakefield – the city where it was discovered – for the first time. It was discovered in 1838 by canal workers who were building the Stanley Ferry Aqueduct on the River Calder, six feet below the bed of the river.

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Police appeal after pensioner dies in Wakefield hit and run

Police appeal after pensioner dies in Wakefield hit and run

By Hayley Longster An 88-year-old man who was the victim of a hit and run in Wakefield died yesterday from his injuries in Leeds General Infirmary. The man was struck by a Ford Focus shortly after 1pm last Tuesday (30 June) as he crossed Flanshaw Road, as the car was heading towards Batley Road. The police have launched an appeal for […]

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Travellers move on from Bradford park

Travellers move on from Bradford park

A community of travellers has moved from a Bradford park after local residents voiced their concerns of having the group in the area. The travellers set up a temporary site at Eccleshill Park earlier this month and moved following concerns raised by local residents. One resident, who did not want to be named, said he wanted the travellers to move […]

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Bradford dog attack leaves man seriously injured

Bradford dog attack leaves man seriously injured

A Bradford man was dragged across the street and later taken to hospital after being seriously injured following a dog attack in Buttershaw. Two men were questioned in relation to the attack and three dogs were removed from the scene by West Yorkshire Police, yesterday morning. Sergeant Richard Sheard from Bradford NPT is appealing to people to come forward with […]

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