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2 hrs ago | Mirfield Today

Your Wednesday morning report for the Wakefield district

Your weekday traffic, travel and weather report with the Wakefield Express, Pontefract and Castleford Express, Hemsworth and South Elmsall Express, the Dewsbury Reporter series and the Morley Observer and Advertiser.

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2 hrs ago | Brighouse Echo

Fog set to clear to leave another sunny day

Motorists face delays on King Cross Road at the junction with Parkinson Lane because of three-way temporary traffic lights.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Dewsbury Today

Hundreds protest against Gaza conflict at Dewsbury Town Hall

The event's organiser said 500 people were outside Dewsbury Town Hall on Sunday campaigning against Isreal's military action in Gaza.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

West Yorkshire highest ranked outside London for police-related death accidents

MORE people have died in police-related incidents on the roads of West Yorkshire than anywhere else in the UK outside of London.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Talented musician killed in road crash

A SHIPLEY musician who played with the area's best known brass bands before forging a successful career in London has been killed in a car crash.

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Ilkley Gazette

Scouts from Menston have just returned from their half-term adventures in the Forest of Bowland.

Among the many adventures were a mountain biking trip to Gisburn Forest, requiring much skill and 'bottle', a daring climb and then leap from a telegraph pole, orienteering, a zip wire and air rifle shooting.

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Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today

Fire crews called to Wakefield and South Kirkby during strike action

Crews covering for striking firefighters were called to the Paragon Business Park in Wakefield and Northfield Avenue in South Kirkby on the last day of industrial action yesterday .

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Mirfield Today

WWI centenary: Missing Victoria Cross turned up at auction

In 1982 an old boy of Batley Grammar decided to trace the soldiers from his school who had lost their lives in World War One.

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Batley Today

Fire in the open as strike comes to an end

Firefighters attended a fire in the open in Thornhill while members of the Fire Brigades Union were on strike.

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Wharfedale Observer

Roads and schools concern over housing

ROAD safety concerns have spurred dozens of Addingham people to object to plans for 40 new homes in the village.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Wyke bus lane catches more than 3,000 drivers in first year

THOUSANDS of motorists have so far been fined for straying into new bus lanes along one of the district's busiest roads.

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Dewsbury Today

Hundreds at Heckyfest despite rain

Organisers of Crown of Lights Festival, Heckmondwike, known locally as Heckyfest, enjoyed 10 hours of live music despite rain and thunderstorms.

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Todmorden Today

A 1.5m cost of shoplifting in Calderdale

Shops in Halifax have had items including vacuum cleaners, a trampoline and an acoustic guitar stolen over the last three years.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Man's body found in Yorkshire Dales crag named after wife's body discovered

NORTH Yorkshire police named the man as Roy Lancaster, 54, who contacted them before his body was discovered in the early hours of Friday at Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales.

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Batley Today

Join Dewsbury Road Runners for the Flat Cap Five in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Organisers of a charity fun run are hoping for the biggest turnout yet to raise money for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

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Newsday

Stabbing murder victim is named

A 45-year-old man from Huddersfield has been charged with murder and is due to appear before magistrates in Halifax later.

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Todmorden Today

UPDATED: Man arrested following 'rampage' at Todmorden Tip

The man in his 50s is alleged to have set fire to a cabin and gone on a rampage using a JCB on Saturday morning.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Wetherby News

Morrisons renew bid to extend delivery hours to Wetherby store

The Morrisons store in Wetherby is planning to extend the delivery hours of its lorries, submitting a new application days after withdrawing their initial plan.

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Keighleynews.co.uk

PLANS to build a new village hall in Cullingworth are moving forward with a raft of grant bids.

Villagers hope to raise up to A 500,000 to construct the purpose-built hall next to the medical centre.

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Brighouse Echo

Swapping their suits for boots

Apprentice Lydia Mitchell with staff from Wilkinson Woodward , James Hodgson, Emma Thomas, Katie Swift and Jon Dyson A thirty-strong team from Brighouse solicitors Wilkinson Woodward Bearders swapped their suits for boots to take part in a gruelling thirty mile walk around Calderdale for charity.

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