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Super League: Wakefield Trinity 32-34 Warrington Wolves - BBC Sport

Super League: Wakefield Trinity 32-34 Warrington Wolves  BBC Sport

Warrington hold off a remarkable comeback by Wakefield to move level on points with Super League leaders St Helens.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 6:04 pm


Rugby league news LIVE: Hull KR build-up, Shaun Lunt and Hull FC team news - Hull Daily Mail

Rugby league news LIVE: Hull KR build-up, Shaun Lunt and Hull FC team news  Hull Daily Mail

Hello and welcome along to today's LIVE rugby league blog where we will have all the news and rumours from around the sport. We'll start with Hull KR , who ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 5:44 pm


The game's afoot at Theatre Royal Wakefield - Wakefield Express

The game's afoot at Theatre Royal Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle's epic second Sherlock Holmes tale is being brought to life in a spectacular new stage adaptation in Wakefield next month.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:17 pm


Why Leeds and Wakefield should be proud of their transformation – Yorkshire Post letters - Yorkshire Post

Why Leeds and Wakefield should be proud of their transformation – Yorkshire Post letters  Yorkshire Post

IN two hours it was possible to demonstrate to a development researcher our exciting retail experiences. Parked at Victoria car park in Leeds, we walked through ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:08 pm


84 per cent cut in NHS waiting times for autism referrals - Wakefield Express

84 per cent cut in NHS waiting times for autism referrals  Wakefield Express

Waiting times for Wakefield children referred for an autism assessment by the NHS have been drastically cut over the last four years.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 3:58 pm


Wakefield Trinity to redevelop Belle Vue home ground after £3m purchase - SkySports

Wakefield Trinity to redevelop Belle Vue home ground after £3m purchase  SkySports

Wakefield will carry out a phased redevelopment of the club's ageing Belle Vue ground after buying back the freehold.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 3:14 pm


M1 southbound closed at Wakefield due to 'incident' - Wakefield Express

M1 southbound closed at Wakefield due to 'incident'  Wakefield Express

Miles of traffic is being reported with the M1 shut near Wakefield.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:58 pm


Wakefield academy trust celebrates 22 top Ofsted ratings - Wakefield Express

Wakefield academy trust celebrates 22 top Ofsted ratings  Wakefield Express

Twenty-two schools run by an academy chain based in Wakefield have been rated 'good' or 'outstanding' by the education watchdog.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:38 pm


Arts minister says £3m cash boost will improve lives in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Arts minister says £3m cash boost will improve lives in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

A £3 million cash pot that will boost social and community projects in the north of England was revealed in Wakefield yesterday.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:34 pm


Have your say on future of Outwood station - Wakefield Express

Have your say on future of Outwood station  Wakefield Express

People are being urged to have their say with a consultation into improvements at Outwood train station.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:30 pm


Town’s Second World War building is granted Grade-II listed status - Wakefield Express

Town’s Second World War building is granted Grade-II listed status  Wakefield Express

A relic building in Horbury left over from the Second World War has been granted listed status.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:27 pm


Wakefield gym membership prices frozen for a year - Wakefield Express

Wakefield gym membership prices frozen for a year  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council has frozen its membership prices for its leisure centres, including Sun Lane, Normanton and Thornes Park.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:26 pm


Sadaqa day for the homeless in city - Wakefield Express

Sadaqa day for the homeless in city  Wakefield Express

Muslims will be feeding the homeless and the vulnerable at St Andrew's Church on Peterson Road this Sunday.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:21 pm


'I went to the bridge and I just sat there' - Wakefield Express

'I went to the bridge and I just sat there'  Wakefield Express

Sitting on the edge of the bridge and waiting for the right moment to jump, former rugby starlet Brett Barlow thought he had finally reached his end.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:07 pm


Wakefield 32 Warrington 34 Guardian verdict - Warrington Guardian

Wakefield 32 Warrington 34 Guardian verdict  Warrington Guardian

JUDGING by the demeanour of the Wire contingent at full time, anyone could have been mistaken for thinking they had lost this game.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:57 am


These are your Cafe of the Year winners 2019 - Wakefield Express

These are your Cafe of the Year winners 2019  Wakefield Express

Readers have been voting for their favourite cafes in the district and the Express can now reveal the winners.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:41 am


Get a delicious discount from Keg and Kitchen - Wakefield Express

Get a delicious discount from Keg and Kitchen  Wakefield Express

The Wakefield Express has teamed up with the newest restaurant in The Ridings to bring you this delicious discount deal.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:32 am


Wakefield pub up for sale after refurb work halted - Wakefield Express

Wakefield pub up for sale after refurb work halted  Wakefield Express

A pub in Wakefield city centre that has been shut for months has gone up for sale after its company went into administration.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:22 am


Cancer survivor to take on 10,000 steps a day charity challenge - Wakefield Express

Cancer survivor to take on 10,000 steps a day charity challenge  Wakefield Express

A cancer survivor is taking steps to raise money for the charity he credits with saving his life.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 11:03 am


Wakefield Council to triple road improvement money to help ease pothole crisis - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council to triple road improvement money to help ease pothole crisis  Wakefield Express

Cash for road improvements in the district is to be tripled from £1 million a year to £3 million to help tackle potholes. The funding will come from Wakefield ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:44 am


Burglars stole till and shop owner's cardigan during raid in Wakefield - Yorkshire Evening Post

Burglars stole till and shop owner's cardigan during raid in Wakefield  Yorkshire Evening Post

BURGLARS stole the till during a raid on a sports nutrition shop on Northgate in Wakefield city centre.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:27 am


Deadline to register to vote in local elections in this May - Wakefield Express

Deadline to register to vote in local elections in this May  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council have asked everyone to ensure they are registered to vote as the deadline looms nearer.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:24 am


Wakefield Council warns of tax refund scam - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council warns of tax refund scam  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council are asking residents to be aware of a new council tax scam.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:19 am


Old School Yard: Looking back to the classroom with your old school photos - Wakefield Express

Old School Yard: Looking back to the classroom with your old school photos  Wakefield Express

We're helping to share readers' old school photos in our weekly slot, The Old Schoolyard. Here are six photos from the 80's to 90's.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:00 am


Conservatives claim Wakefield Council's free paper 'ignores Ossett' - Wakefield Express

Conservatives claim Wakefield Council's free paper 'ignores Ossett'  Wakefield Express

Conservatives have accused Wakefield Council's free quarterly newspaper of ignoring areas it represents.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 9:54 am


Wakefield Council pays tribute to Christchurch shooting victims - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council pays tribute to Christchurch shooting victims  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council have paid their respects to the people of New Zealand following the deadliest shooting in the country's history.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 9:49 am


High hopes that football fans will back Wakefield AFC - Wakefield Express

High hopes that football fans will back Wakefield AFC  Wakefield Express

Former professional goalkeeper Chris Turner is confident that as word spreads, football fans will begin to show their support for the city's new football club.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 8:40 am


Rugby League Today: Thursday thriller after Wakefield stadium boost plus watch Ottawa & reserves debate - Love Rugby League

Rugby League Today: Thursday thriller after Wakefield stadium boost plus watch Ottawa & reserves debate  Love Rugby League

What's on site. Wakefield almost completed a remarkable comeback against Warrington, but an impressive first half showing by the Wolves proved just enough ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 7:32 am


The Yorkshire Post says: Traffic wardens should not go to work in Wakefield fearing for their personal safety – they deserve our respect - Yorkshire Post

The Yorkshire Post says: Traffic wardens should not go to work in Wakefield fearing for their personal safety – they deserve our respect  Yorkshire Post

IT is a sad and sorry sign of the times when traffic wardens in Wakefield are to be given body cameras for their own safety following a rise in verbal and physical ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 1:28 am


Chester proud of Wakefield character | Video | Watch TV Show - SkySports

Chester proud of Wakefield character | Video | Watch TV Show  SkySports

Chris Chester said Wakefield's fightback against Warrington shows how much "spirit, desire and character" Trinity have at the club.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 10:42 pm


Live Commentary - Wakefield vs Warrington | 21 Mar 2019 - SkySports

Live Commentary - Wakefield vs Warrington | 21 Mar 2019  SkySports

Archive of live commentary from the Betfred Super League match Wakefield vs Warrington. Read the play by play.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 10:02 pm


Listen to live Wakefield Trinity v Warrington Wolves commentary - BBC Sport

Listen to live Wakefield Trinity v Warrington Wolves commentary  BBC Sport

Wakefield Trinity host Warrington Wolves in the Super League - listen to BBC local radio commentary.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 7:00 pm


19 high street stores you told us you want to see in Wakefield city centre - Wakefield Express

19 high street stores you told us you want to see in Wakefield city centre  Wakefield Express

High end department stores, a Tesco and some old favourites that disappeared from the high street years ago are the shops that you want to see in Wakefield.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 5:10 pm


Wakefield Trinity: Super League side acquire stadium freehold - BBC Sport

Wakefield Trinity: Super League side acquire stadium freehold  BBC Sport

Super League side Wakefield Trinity acquire their Belle Vue stadium home.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 4:39 pm


Wakefield to get its own professional football club - Wakefield Express

Wakefield to get its own professional football club  Wakefield Express

Wakefield is to finally gets its own football club, led by a consortium of businessmen and a former professional player and manager.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 4:28 pm


35 of the worst roads for accidents in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

35 of the worst roads for accidents in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

These are all the locations of the worst vehicle accident black spots around Wakefield, where a fatal or serious accident has been recorded in the last four years.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 4:11 pm


In Pictures: Wakefield and Slazenger rivals go head-to-head in hockey derby - Wakefield Express

In Pictures: Wakefield and Slazenger rivals go head-to-head in hockey derby  Wakefield Express

One goal proved decisive when Slazenger men's 4ths made the short trip to Wakefield men's 5ths in Saturday's Yorkshire Division Five South East derby.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 1:34 pm


Jobs under threat at Fox's Biscuits in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Jobs under threat at Fox's Biscuits in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Around 300 jobs are at risk at Fox's Biscuits after its parent company revealed plans to ensure the brand has a "viable future."

Published on 21 March 2019 | 11:48 am


Former Wakefield forward Richard Moore retires following head injury - SkySports

Former Wakefield forward Richard Moore retires following head injury  SkySports

Former Leeds and Bradford forward Richard Moore has been forced to retire with immediate effect due to a serious head injury.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 10:29 am


Teen hallucinating on magic mushrooms sexually assaulted woman in Wakefield graveyard - Wakefield Express

Teen hallucinating on magic mushrooms sexually assaulted woman in Wakefield graveyard  Wakefield Express

A teenager who sexually assaulted a woman in a graveyard while he was high on magic mushrooms has been locked up.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 9:38 am


Crisis fund for vulnerable Wakefield people slashed by half - Wakefield Express

Crisis fund for vulnerable Wakefield people slashed by half  Wakefield Express

Vulnerable people who receive their benefits late or are hit by flooding are finding it increasingly hard to get emergency cash.

Published on 21 March 2019 | 9:37 am


VIDEO: Wakefield Trinity v Warrington Wolves – Ryan Hampshire out to eclipse England No1 Stefan Ratchford - Yorkshire Evening Post

VIDEO: Wakefield Trinity v Warrington Wolves – Ryan Hampshire out to eclipse England No1 Stefan Ratchford  Yorkshire Evening Post

INJURIES IN the backs have thrown a spanner in the works, but Ryan Hampshire is hoping for a head to head with “fantastic full-back” Stefan Ratchford when ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 8:01 pm


Customers queued for opening of new Wakefield discount store - Wakefield Express

Customers queued for opening of new Wakefield discount store  Wakefield Express

Around 100 eager people queued in the rain for the opening of a new Wakefield shop.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 4:51 pm


Wakefield traffic wardens to be given body cameras after verbal and physical attacks - Wakefield Express

Wakefield traffic wardens to be given body cameras after verbal and physical attacks  Wakefield Express

Traffic wardens in Wakefield are to be given body cameras after an “alarming” rise in verbal and physical assaults against them.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 3:07 pm


Here are the top 11 Indian takeaways in Wakefield according to TripAdvisor - Wakefield Express

Here are the top 11 Indian takeaways in Wakefield according to TripAdvisor  Wakefield Express

Whether it be a Masala or Tandoori, Biryani or Rogan Josh, surely everyone loves a good Indian takeaway.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 12:43 pm


Match Preview - Wakefield vs Warrington | 21 Mar 2019 - SkySports

Match Preview - Wakefield vs Warrington | 21 Mar 2019  SkySports

Wakefield forward George King has been passing on inside information on his old club as he prepares to face Warrington and brother Toby for the first time, live ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 11:52 am


Shoplifter who 'threatened staff with needles' banned from stores - Wakefield Express

Shoplifter who 'threatened staff with needles' banned from stores  Wakefield Express

A prolific shoplifter who threatened retail staff with needles and "wrestled" with members of the public has been banned from entering four of the stores he ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 9:32 am


Wakefield Council warn of council tax refund scam - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council warn of council tax refund scam  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council have warned residents to be wary of a new council tax scam.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 5:06 pm


Westwood out for trip to Wakefield - Gary Skentelbery

Westwood out for trip to Wakefield  Gary Skentelbery

VETERAN Ben Westwood will miss out after being sent off during the victory over Wigan as Warrington Wolves travel away to face Wakefield Trinity on Thursday ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 1:42 pm


Wakefield Trinity: Johnstone injury sparks Super League club's search for replacement - BBC Sport

Wakefield Trinity: Johnstone injury sparks Super League club's search for replacement  BBC Sport

Wakefield Trinity look at bringing winger Mason Caton-Brown back to the club to replace the injured Tom Johnstone.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 10:10 am


Appeal: Robbery, Chantry Bridge, Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

Appeal: Robbery, Chantry Bridge, Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Police are issuing an Efit of a man they want to speak with in connection with a robbery in Wakefield.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 6:51 pm


Mary Creagh MP and Wakefield Trinity fans have say on club staying at renovated Belle Vue - Wakefield Express

Mary Creagh MP and Wakefield Trinity fans have say on club staying at renovated Belle Vue  Wakefield Express

The developers behind plans to build a new stadium for Wakefield Trinity have been urged to "step up" and contribute towards renovations of the club's current ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 5:22 pm


Shop assistants to bus drivers - here are 19 jobs available now in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Shop assistants to bus drivers - here are 19 jobs available now in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Whether it's shop work, driving or working with food, there are dozens of jobs available in Wakefield today.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 3:47 pm


'Retail parks eerie and unpleasant after Toys 'R' Us and Homebase leave Wakefield' - Wakefield Express

'Retail parks eerie and unpleasant after Toys 'R' Us and Homebase leave Wakefield'  Wakefield Express

Retail developments around an area of Wakefield are becoming "eerie" and "unpleasant" at night following store closures, a councillor has said.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 3:21 pm


Wakefield driver was four times over the drink driving limit - Wakefield Express

Wakefield driver was four times over the drink driving limit  Wakefield Express

A driver was arrested after they were found to be four times over the drink drive limit in Wakefield this morning.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 11:57 am


Police called to reports of man armed with axe in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Police called to reports of man armed with axe in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

A man armed with an axe was seen hitting a brick wall in Wakefield.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 11:55 am


21 photos that will take you back to Wakefield nightclub Flares in 2005 - Wakefield Express

21 photos that will take you back to Wakefield nightclub Flares in 2005  Wakefield Express

Last week we shared old photos of revellers enjoying a night out over a decade ago in Buzz Bar - now we've dug out these memorable snaps from Flares.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 11:38 am


Craig Kopczak pens new Wakefield deal - Love Rugby League

Craig Kopczak pens new Wakefield deal  Love Rugby League

Craig Kopczak has agreed a new one-year contract with Wakefield, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2020 season. The 32-year-old arrived at Trinity ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 8:35 am


Tom Johnstone: Wakefield Trinity's England winger out for season - BBC Sport

Tom Johnstone: Wakefield Trinity's England winger out for season  BBC Sport

Wakefield Trinity and England winger Tom Johnstone is ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury.

Published on 17 March 2019 | 12:35 pm


Super League: Hull FC 12-32 Wakefield Trinity - BBC Sport

Super League: Hull FC 12-32 Wakefield Trinity  BBC Sport

Wakefield Trinity scored 18 unanswered second-half points to earn a deserved victory and end Hull FC's three-game winning streak in Super League.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 9:53 pm


WATCH: Hull FC 12 Wakefield Trinity 32: Chester hails best victory of Trinity reign as Hull's winning run ended - Yorkshire Post

WATCH: Hull FC 12 Wakefield Trinity 32: Chester hails best victory of Trinity reign as Hull's winning run ended  Yorkshire Post

DETERMINED Wakefield Trinity overcame the loss of two star players to injury and Danny Kirmond's untimely yellow card to clinch a hard-fought win against ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 9:51 pm


Flats planned for former factory site in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Flats planned for former factory site in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Flats could be built on the site of an old factory in Wakefield.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 2:51 pm


#LitterPickMeUp campaign will help clean your district - Wakefield Express

#LitterPickMeUp campaign will help clean your district  Wakefield Express

People are being urged to organise a community litter pick as part of a new campaign to reduce litter in the district.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 1:37 pm


Music from Buckingham palace to Wakefield Girls’ High SChool - Wakefield Express

Music from Buckingham palace to Wakefield Girls’ High SChool  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Girls' High School on March 23 at 7.30pm. Meeting at the Royal College of Music in 2012, four young musicians - Agata Daraskaite and Magdalena ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 11:55 am


Wakefield 'stands united' with the people of New Zealand following mass shooting - Wakefield Express

Wakefield 'stands united' with the people of New Zealand following mass shooting  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council have paid their respects to the people of New Zealand following the deadliest shooting in the country's history.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 10:33 am


Ramshaw butchers opens second shop in Wakefield and they're recruiting - Wakefield Express

Ramshaw butchers opens second shop in Wakefield and they're recruiting  Wakefield Express

Ramshaw has opened a second shop in Wakefield this week and has a further five to be opened across the region in the coming months.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 9:48 am


Wakefield Council 'working with police' over sexual exploitation investigation - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council 'working with police' over sexual exploitation investigation  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council has said it is 'working with police' over the sexual exploitation investigation that saw 20 people arrested.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 8:34 am


Expanding Wakefield firm reports strong year - Wakefield Express

Expanding Wakefield firm reports strong year  Wakefield Express

An Ossett-based company is celebrating an impressive set of results for the year to October 2018, and two new branches. The strong financial performance ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 4:08 pm


Return to restaurant for city centre building? - Wakefield Express

Return to restaurant for city centre building?  Wakefield Express

A city centre building once occupied by McDonald's could be turned into a restaurant again to give it a chance of success.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 4:03 pm


These are the worst vehicle accident black spots in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

These are the worst vehicle accident black spots in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

These are all the locations of the worst vehicle accident black spots around Wakefield.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 1:42 pm


Wakefield Trinity hit by third long-term injury blow ahead of trip to Hull FC - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Trinity hit by third long-term injury blow ahead of trip to Hull FC  Wakefield Express

James Batchelor has joined Tyler Randell and Craig Huby on Wakefield Trinity's long-term injury list.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield Trinity to buy Belle Vue ground after £3m loan from council - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Trinity to buy Belle Vue ground after £3m loan from council  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Trinity is set to be handed a council loan of more than £3m to buy its Belle Vue ground, it's been revealed today.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 5:38 pm


Lane closed on M1 at Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Lane closed on M1 at Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Motorists are being warned of traffic delays on the M1 this morning.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 11:49 am


Pregnant women smoking rates in Wakefield slashed - Wakefield Express

Pregnant women smoking rates in Wakefield slashed  Wakefield Express

The numbers of pregnant women smoking in Wakefield have fallen significantly.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 5:10 pm


Binmen 'caught urinating on wheelie bins in Wakefield' - BBC News

Binmen 'caught urinating on wheelie bins in Wakefield'  BBC News

CCTV footage appears to show two refuse workers relieving themselves while on their rounds.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 10:46 am


Two cannabis farms found after firefighters called to Wakefield properties - Wakefield Express

Two cannabis farms found after firefighters called to Wakefield properties  Wakefield Express

Two cannabis factories were discovered inside houses in Wakefield on Sunday after firefighters attended fires at neighbouring properties.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 9:26 am


New discount store by Poundworld founders to launch in Wakefield this weekend - Wakefield Express

New discount store by Poundworld founders to launch in Wakefield this weekend  Wakefield Express

A new high street discount brand launched by Wakefield's Poundworld founder is opening a store in the city this weekend.

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Fire breaks out at Wakefield house - Wakefield Express

Fire breaks out at Wakefield house  Wakefield Express

Five fire engines were called to Wakefield street after a blaze broke out at a house.

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield Bike Cops Target Illegal Scrap Dealers, Ossett and Horbury - West Yorkshire Police

Wakefield Bike Cops Target Illegal Scrap Dealers, Ossett and Horbury  West Yorkshire Police

Monday 11 March 2019 Illegal off roaders and scrap dealers in Horbury and Ossett have been taken to task by cops on two wheels following a new wave of ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


20 People Arrested In Connection With Child Sex Abuse in Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

20 People Arrested In Connection With Child Sex Abuse in Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Friday, 8 March 2019 Detectives investigating allegations of child sex abuse in Wakefield have arrested 20 people as part of an arrest operation. The individuals ...

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Watford Council refuses to say why it bought Wakefield property 167 miles away - Wakefield Express

Watford Council refuses to say why it bought Wakefield property 167 miles away  Wakefield Express

Mystery surrounds the future of a slice of industrial land in Wakefield, which has been bought by a council from the south of England.

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Wakefield celebrates World Book Day: More pictures of your fantastic costume creations - Wakefield Express

Wakefield celebrates World Book Day: More pictures of your fantastic costume creations  Wakefield Express

World Book Day has been a big success for our city's schools again this year and it's all thanks to you - and your children's - fabulous creations. Here's a few ...

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Woman's body found in Wakefield woodlands - Wakefield Express

Woman's body found in Wakefield woodlands  Wakefield Express

A woman's body has been found in woodland in Wakefield.

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Update: Westgate in Wakefield Reopen Following Serious Injury Collision - West Yorkshire Police

Update: Westgate in Wakefield Reopen Following Serious Injury Collision  West Yorkshire Police

Update Westgate in Wakefield is now reopen following the collision earlier today. Road users are thanked for their cooperation. Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 Police ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Estate agents in Wakefield visited over money-laundering regulations - Wakefield Express

Estate agents in Wakefield visited over money-laundering regulations  Wakefield Express

A Wakefield estate agents was targeted by HMRC inspectors as part of a crackdown on money laundering.

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Wakefield councillor nominated to become deputy mayor - Wakefield Express

Wakefield councillor nominated to become deputy mayor  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council has announced that Coun Tracey Austin has been nominated for the role of deputy mayor.

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Man Jailed For Attempted Robbery of 66-Year-Old In Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

Man Jailed For Attempted Robbery of 66-Year-Old In Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Friday 1 March, 2019 A man has been jailed for over seven years for an attempted robbery on a vulnerable man in Wakefield. Scott Brown, aged 31 of ...

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Attempted burglary at Wakefield hair salon - Yorkshire Evening Post

Attempted burglary at Wakefield hair salon  Yorkshire Evening Post

POLICE are investigating after an attempted burglary at a Wakefield city centre hair salon.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Wakefield stadium row developers Yorkcourt issue rare public statement after warehouse rejected - Wakefield Express

Wakefield stadium row developers Yorkcourt issue rare public statement after warehouse rejected  Wakefield Express

Developers who own land earmarked for a community stadium have said they are disappointed their plans to build a warehouse on the site were rejected.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Illegal Wakefield Off Road Riders Warned Officers Are Deploying Drones To Catch Them - West Yorkshire Police

Illegal Wakefield Off Road Riders Warned Officers Are Deploying Drones To Catch Them  West Yorkshire Police

Thursday 28 February 2019 Rogue riders in Wakefield have been warned they could soon be caught out by a police eye in the sky after officer's deployed ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


'Unique' Wakefield devolution deal remains council policy - Wakefield Express

'Unique' Wakefield devolution deal remains council policy  Wakefield Express

Efforts are still ongoing to secure an exclusive devolution deal for the Wakefield district.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Plans for Wakefield Market Hall cinema cancelled - Wakefield Express

Plans for Wakefield Market Hall cinema cancelled  Wakefield Express

Plans to convert the former Market Hall in the city centre into a cinema have been thrown out in favour of an arts centre. The proposals for the hall, which closed ...

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Air pollution warning for Wakefield as people urged to take extra precautions - Wakefield Express

Air pollution warning for Wakefield as people urged to take extra precautions  Wakefield Express

Local health organisations are today issuing a warning of increased air pollution across the Wakefield district.

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Arrests Made Following Burglary at Outwood Memorial Hall, Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

Arrests Made Following Burglary at Outwood Memorial Hall, Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Wednesday 27 February 2019 Officers investigating a burglary at Outwood Memorial Hall during Christmas have made four arrests. Four males, two aged 16 ...

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Wakefield man is on the run from prison - Wakefield Express

Wakefield man is on the run from prison  Wakefield Express

Police are issuing an appeal to trace a Wakefield man who is wanted on recall to prison.

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


First look at plans for Wakefield Magistrates' Court conversion - Wakefield Express

First look at plans for Wakefield Magistrates' Court conversion  Wakefield Express

This is what 18th century Wakefield Magistrates' Court could look like if plans are approved.

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


12-year-old Wakefield girl missing - Yorkshire Post

12-year-old Wakefield girl missing  Yorkshire Post

A 12-year-old girl from Wakefield has gone missing.

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Wakefield shops get 13-page catalogue of prolific shoplifters - Wakefield Express

Wakefield shops get 13-page catalogue of prolific shoplifters  Wakefield Express

A catalogue of suspected criminals is to be distributed around city centre businesses to stop prolific shoplifters. The new 13-page guide is part of a package of ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


'Catalogue of Criminals' Issued to Wakefield Businesses to Help Thwart Shoplifting - West Yorkshire Police

'Catalogue of Criminals' Issued to Wakefield Businesses to Help Thwart Shoplifting  West Yorkshire Police

Thursday 21 February 2019 Police and partners are issuing a 'catalogue of criminals' to businesses in Wakefield as part of on-going efforts to squeeze ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Stadium row developers accused of 'utter contempt' as warehouse plans rejected - Wakefield Express

Stadium row developers accused of 'utter contempt' as warehouse plans rejected  Wakefield Express

Controversial plans to build a warehouse on land earmarked for a new community stadium for Wakefield have been thrown out. Planning permission for a new ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am








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