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A budget report proposing a rise in council tax and a review of frontline services has been approved by Wakefield Council's cabinet.
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A charity football match featuring ‘stars from the world of sport, music, TV and film’ will be played in Ossett.
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The £21m centre will be the largest of its kind ever built in the Wakefield district. Read more at:
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Pupils at have raised more than £3,000 for Pinderfields Hospital’s Neonatal unit.
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Plans have been approved for a £6m link road at Glass Houghton to ease congestion around the Junction 32 shopping centre area.
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The Children of Achievements Awards, which is now in its third year, celebrates the talent and bravery of children and young people across the Wakefield district. Read more at:
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A digger driver from Wakefield who appeared on BBC’s Masterchef this week said he loved the intense experience, despite exiting after the first round.
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A school in Featherstone has applied to build an artificial-grass pitch in its grounds.
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Minsthorpe Community College has celebrated its 50th Anniversary with a visit from former teacher and acclaimed playwright John Godber.
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Train operator Northern has been criticised for its treatment of disabled passengers after it emerged a pensioner couldn’t board a service because of her scooter.
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Wakefield Express Feb 16
More than 100 years after Florence Beaumont led the northern fight to gain women the right to vote, she will finally be recognised with a blue plaque.
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Wakefield Express Feb 16
Wakefield Council has bought Chantry House on Kirkgate and plans to demolish it later this year along with the derelict Snooty Fox pub.
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Wakefield Express Feb 16
Artists and illustrators are wanted to help decorate a series of community libraries across Wakefield
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Wakefield Express Feb 16
A Wakefield beauty salon is offering a free bikini wax to women who book their smear test in February or March.
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Wakefield Express Feb 16
Concerns that NHS patients in the south-east of the Wakefield district are being forced to travel 12 miles into the city for vital treatment have been raised by the area’s MP.
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Wakefield Express Feb 16
Councillors will be holding a consultation session at Wrenthorpe Methodist Chapel Hall this Saturday for ideas on how to spend a cash injection.
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Wakefield Express Feb 16
The Castleford to Leeds path will link the cycle routes from Navigation Point to Methley Bridge, and Fairies Hill Lock to the Trans Pennine Trail, and Wakefield Eastern Relief Road at Wakefield.
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Wakefield Express Feb 16
Stanley Rodillians rugby club are running a recruitment drive to attract new players.
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Wakefield Express Feb 16
A decision to reject 160 new homes on a commercial site at Lofthouse looks set to be rubber stamped next week.
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Wakefield Express Feb 16
Former Burberry workers in Castleford are being invited to a reunion later this month.
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