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Bronx families of homicide victims join together in Wakefield - News 12 Bronx

Bronx families of homicide victims join together in Wakefield  News 12 Bronx

Bronx families came together to honor their loved ones that were victims of homicide.

Published on 16 December 2018 | 2:57 am


WAKEFIELD POLICE LOG: Dec. 3-9 - News - Wicked Local

WAKEFIELD POLICE LOG: Dec. 3-9 - News  Wicked Local

The following are excerpts from the Wakefield police log for Monday, Dec. 3, through Sunday Dec. 9. The log is public record and available for review.

Published on 15 December 2018 | 12:03 pm


Cash injection for policing not enough, West Yorkshire PCC says - Wakefield Express

Cash injection for policing not enough, West Yorkshire PCC says  Wakefield Express

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for West Yorkshire has said that the extra hundreds of millions of pounds pledged for police forces across the UK is ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 5:02 pm


City Tastes & Tipples: The Counting House, Wakefield - Wakefield Express

City Tastes & Tipples: The Counting House, Wakefield  Wakefield Express

It is one of the most recognisable spots for a night out in Wakefield and towers at the top of Westgate.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 4:10 pm


Wakefield taxi drivers in ‘landmark’ win that could cost council millions - Wakefield Express

Wakefield taxi drivers in ‘landmark’ win that could cost council millions  Wakefield Express

Millions of pounds could be paid out to taxi drivers after a 'landmark' court ruling found Wakefield Council has been overcharging for licensing fees for years.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 3:57 pm


New bar and restaurant set for Wakefield city centre - Wakefield Express

New bar and restaurant set for Wakefield city centre  Wakefield Express

A new bar and restaurant has been given the go-ahead by planners in Wakefield city centre.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 3:28 pm


A Wakefield glove story... Gym owner boxes clever to raise £80,000 - Wakefield Express

A Wakefield glove story... Gym owner boxes clever to raise £80,000  Wakefield Express

A gym owner who stepped into the fundraising ring two years ago is celebrating after hitting the £80000 mark for Cancer Research UK.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 3:18 pm


Celebrate Christmas with Skinny Living - Wakefield Express

Celebrate Christmas with Skinny Living  Wakefield Express

Warehouse 23, Wakefield, on Friday, December 21. It's been a year of ups and downs for the Wakefield band but they're still in the mood for a Christmas ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 2:53 pm


Join Emma on a musical journey - Wakefield Express

Join Emma on a musical journey  Wakefield Express

Theatre Royal Wakefield on Tuesday, February 12. Emma has been through a lot lately. If it's not strangers commenting on her weight or asking 'when are you ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 2:50 pm


Musical improvisation at its best - Wakefield Express

Musical improvisation at its best  Wakefield Express

Theatre Royal Wakefield on February 8. This is spontaneous musical comedy at its absolute finest - direct from the West End and now heading to Theatre Royal ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 2:36 pm


Hampers all ready for delivery to disadvantaged Wakefield families in time for Christmas - Wakefield Express

Hampers all ready for delivery to disadvantaged Wakefield families in time for Christmas  Wakefield Express

After seven weeks of hard work by the volunteers, and the overwhelming generosity of Express readers both individual and corporate, the target of 1000 ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 1:01 pm


Residents’ anger over factory ‘monstrosity’ on former pit - Wakefield Express

Residents’ anger over factory ‘monstrosity’ on former pit  Wakefield Express

Residents in Castleford are furious about a new warehouse being built next to their homes that is so large they have even joked that it 'could be seen from ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 12:33 pm


Wakefield avoids intervention over childrens services - LocalGov

Wakefield avoids intervention over childrens services  LocalGov

Wakefield Council should retain control of its children's services, a commissioner has recommended.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 11:08 am


Maya’s starring role in first ever Box Cup event - Wakefield Express

Maya’s starring role in first ever Box Cup event  Wakefield Express

She may have lost but White Rose Boxing Club's Maya Robertson produced a dazzling display in England Boxing's inaugural Women's Winter Box Cup, ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:57 am


Firearms recovered as Wakefield detectives investigate attack - Wakefield Express

Firearms recovered as Wakefield detectives investigate attack  Wakefield Express

And as part of an ongoing investigation officers have attended at an house in the Flanshaw area of Wakefield to recover a quantity of registered firearms owned ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 10:54 am


Hampshire named number one at Wakefield for 2019 - Wakefield Express

Hampshire named number one at Wakefield for 2019  Wakefield Express

Ryan Hampshire has been handed the number one shirt at Wakefield Trinity for the 2019 season.

Published on 14 December 2018 | 9:55 am


Funds approved for apprenticeship scheme could unlock £750,000 - Wakefield Express

Funds approved for apprenticeship scheme could unlock £750,000  Wakefield Express

Funding worth £60000 has been agreed by Wakefield Council which could unlock a further £750000 in grants to help provide new apprenticeships for young ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 8:47 am


Elle Macpherson and disgraced anti-vaccine boyfriend Andrew Wakefield step out for lunch in Miami - Daily Mail

Elle Macpherson and disgraced anti-vaccine boyfriend Andrew Wakefield step out for lunch in Miami  Daily Mail

They've resportedly been together for just over a year. And it seems Elle Macpherson and her disgraced anti-vaccine beau Andrew Wakefield are still going ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 1:45 am


Cher tickets on sale Friday - Wakefield Express

Cher tickets on sale Friday  Wakefield Express

First Direct Arena, Leeds on October 30. Tickets go on sale at 10am today (December 14) for Cher's much anticipated 2019 arena tour which brings her to Leeds ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 5:05 pm


Wakefield Council retains control of children's services - BBC News

Wakefield Council retains control of children's services  BBC News

Children's services in Wakefield were at risk of a takeover after Ofsted found widespread failings.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 2:36 pm


Wakefield artist captures views of her home city in pen and ink - Wakefield Express

Wakefield artist captures views of her home city in pen and ink  Wakefield Express

A Wakefield artist, who exhibited her work earlier this year as part of the Wakefield ArtWalk has seen a huge demand for her sketches after featuring them on her ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 12:19 pm


Children's services to remain in Wakefield Council control - Wakefield Express

Children's services to remain in Wakefield Council control  Wakefield Express

Children and young people's services which were rated 'inadequate' by Ofsted will stay under the control of Wakefield Council following a government review.

Published on 13 December 2018 | 12:18 pm


Bonmarche says trading is even worse than during the recession - Wakefield Express

Bonmarche says trading is even worse than during the recession  Wakefield Express

Over 50's fashion retailer Bonmarche has warned that sales during the Black Friday week were "extremely poor", suggesting that consumer behaviour is not ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 12:18 pm


Aussie Jacob Miller to take on Wakefield Trinity captaincy full-time - Wakefield Express

Aussie Jacob Miller to take on Wakefield Trinity captaincy full-time  Wakefield Express

WAKEFIELD TRINITY coach Chris Chester hopes Jacob Miller taking over as captain will help his predecessor Danny Kirmond concentrate on purely “enjoying” ...

Published on 13 December 2018 | 6:03 am


Brexit Wakefield: Does our city want a people’s vote - Wakefield Express

Brexit Wakefield: Does our city want a people’s vote  Wakefield Express

People in Wakefield want the chance to vote on the final outcome of Brexit, a new report suggests.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 4:40 pm


Wakefield shop stopped from selling Romanian booze after police object - Wakefield Express

Wakefield shop stopped from selling Romanian booze after police object  Wakefield Express

A food store has been denied permission to sell alcohol after police said they couldn't "cope" with another off licence in Wakefield city centre.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 3:17 pm


Possessive boyfriend shot girlfriend's cat with crossbow and dumped body in bin outside her home - Wakefield Express

Possessive boyfriend shot girlfriend's cat with crossbow and dumped body in bin outside her home  Wakefield Express

A man killed his girlfriend's cat with a crossbow during a violent, abusive and controlling relationship. Stephen Gill shot the animal through the stomach and neck ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 2:51 pm


Woman caught using phone while driving past a Wakefield school - Wakefield Express

Woman caught using phone while driving past a Wakefield school  Wakefield Express

A woman was fined £200 after she was seen on her phone while driving past a school in Wakefield.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 12:43 pm


Here's where you can still visit Santa in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Here's where you can still visit Santa in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

A trip to see Santa is a must for every child at this time of year, giving them all a magical experience. So, if you're looking for somewhere to take your little one to ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 11:20 am


Wakefield unveil new number one and new captain as Trinity prepare for 2019 - Total rugby League

Wakefield unveil new number one and new captain as Trinity prepare for 2019  Total rugby League

Wakefield have confirmed that Ryan Hampshire will be their new number one in 2019 – and that half-back Jacob Miller will become the club's new captain.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 10:49 am


Shed business owner who threatened female in Wakefield ordered to pay out £3,350 - Wakefield Express

Shed business owner who threatened female in Wakefield ordered to pay out £3,350  Wakefield Express

A man who threatened a female council officer who was visiting his business premises after reports of an illegal fire has been ordered to pay £3350 in fines and ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 8:49 am


How dedicated Wakefield suffragist fought until death for equal votes for women - Yorkshire Post

How dedicated Wakefield suffragist fought until death for equal votes for women  Yorkshire Post

In the centenary week of the first women taking to the polls, Laura Drysdale looks at one Wakefield suffragist's tireless campaigning for equal voting rights.

Published on 12 December 2018 | 6:02 am


Wakefield Council denies 'unreasonable behaviour' claim in Co-op supermarket row - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council denies 'unreasonable behaviour' claim in Co-op supermarket row  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council has denied it has behaved "unreasonably" in a row with developers over the possible building of a new Co-op store.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 4:58 pm


Wakefield city centre's street drinking problem getting worse, police say - Wakefield Express

Wakefield city centre's street drinking problem getting worse, police say  Wakefield Express

Problems with street drinking and begging in Wakefield city centre are getting worse, police say.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 4:38 pm


Wakefield Bike Team To Triple In Size In Drive To Catch More Rogue Riders - West Yorkshire Police

Wakefield Bike Team To Triple In Size In Drive To Catch More Rogue Riders  West Yorkshire Police

Tuesday 11 December 2018 A police bike team which has caught hundreds of rogue riders is to operate seven days a week for the first time after expanding ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 2:09 pm


These are the Wakefield Council services affected by Christmas 2018 - Wakefield Express

These are the Wakefield Council services affected by Christmas 2018  Wakefield Express

Libraries, museums, parks and bin collections will be among the Wakefield Council services affected this festive season.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 1:33 pm


Share your memories of Wakefield in 'extraordinary' history project - Wakefield Express

Share your memories of Wakefield in 'extraordinary' history project  Wakefield Express

Two artists have set up a project to preserve the history of east Wakefield where the City Fields development is being built.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 12:36 pm


More than one in 10 registered Wakefield patients diagnosed with depression, figures show - Wakefield Express

More than one in 10 registered Wakefield patients diagnosed with depression, figures show  Wakefield Express

More than one in 10 registered patients in Wakefield have been diagnosed with depression, official figures show.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 10:03 am


Maternity unit at Pinderfields Hospital needs to improve - Wakefield Express

Maternity unit at Pinderfields Hospital needs to improve  Wakefield Express

Care in Pinderfields Hospital's maternity unit needs to improve, the health regulator has said.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 4:17 pm


Accident causes major delays at M62 Tingley roundabout between Leeds and Wakefield - Yorkshire Post

Accident causes major delays at M62 Tingley roundabout between Leeds and Wakefield  Yorkshire Post

An accident near Tingley roundabout caused major delays this afternoon.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 3:32 pm


Dozens of homes for social rent built in Wakefield last year, figures reveal - Wakefield Express

Dozens of homes for social rent built in Wakefield last year, figures reveal  Wakefield Express

Dozens of homes were built for social rental in Wakefield last year, figures show.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 1:19 pm


Caught on camera: Can you help Wakefield police identify these people? - Wakefield Express

Caught on camera: Can you help Wakefield police identify these people?  Wakefield Express

This man is wanted in connection with a theft from shop on October 31 in the Wakefield area. Do you recognise him? Call CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111 ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 10:56 am


Pie we must remember we are a great city in Yorkshire - Wakefield Express

Pie we must remember we are a great city in Yorkshire  Wakefield Express

A pork pie with a rhubarb topping will help to celebrate Wakefield's 130th anniversary of city status.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 2:56 pm


Community building’s future finally secure as council agrees transfer - Wakefield Express

Community building’s future finally secure as council agrees transfer  Wakefield Express

The future of a community building in Stanley has been secured after a deal was struck with Wakefield Council.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 11:35 am


Tim Worsnop - Wakefield Express

Tim Worsnop  Wakefield Express

Warehouse 23, Wakefield on December 7 (0871 220 0260). The Skids formed in 1977 at the height of the Punk and New Wave movements in their home town of ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 11:01 am


Packing up the Christmas cheer for our hamper appeal - Wakefield Express

Packing up the Christmas cheer for our hamper appeal  Wakefield Express

After all of the hard work and efforts by Express readers to collect and donate food for our Christmas Hamper Appeal, volunteers from the Rotary Club of ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 10:53 am


Man touches himself inappropriately in front of woman on London to Wakefield train - Wakefield Express

Man touches himself inappropriately in front of woman on London to Wakefield train  Wakefield Express

Officers would like to identify him after a man touched himself inappropriately on board a *service* from London Kings Cross to Leeds.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield vinyl shop in a spin as it’s named among the UK’s best - Wakefield Express

Wakefield vinyl shop in a spin as it’s named among the UK’s best  Wakefield Express

Wakefield's Wah Wah Records has been named among the best in the UK.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Plan to sell Wakefield Grade II-listed building: ‘I still love it ...but it needs someone else to take it on now’ - Wakefield Express

Plan to sell Wakefield Grade II-listed building: ‘I still love it ...but it needs someone else to take it on now’  Wakefield Express

A couple who bought Lupset Hall four years ago, the Grade II-listed former home of Wakefield's first MP, have decided to sell it after ploughing thousands of ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield Santa Dash: A red army of Santas dash for the finish line to raise cash for hospice - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Santa Dash: A red army of Santas dash for the finish line to raise cash for hospice  Wakefield Express

Hundreds of Santas ran through the city centre on Sunday as the annual festive dash took place.

Published on 6 December 2018 | 4:39 pm


The Slow Readers Club announce Wakefield date on intimate UK tour - Wakefield Express

The Slow Readers Club announce Wakefield date on intimate UK tour  Wakefield Express

Manchester four-piece The Slow Readers Club have announced a date in Wakefield as part of an extensive UK tour for 2019, which will follow their sold-out ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 11:19 am


Death rates in winter rise by almost a quarter in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Death rates in winter rise by almost a quarter in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Around 23% more people die in winter than in summer in Wakefield, official figures show.

Published on 4 December 2018 | 4:17 pm


BBC drama filmed in Wakefield featuring Harry Potter and Broadchurch stars to air this Christmas - Wakefield Express

BBC drama filmed in Wakefield featuring Harry Potter and Broadchurch stars to air this Christmas  Wakefield Express

A BBC drama which filmed in Wakefield this summer is expected to air over the Christmas period.

Published on 4 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Hospital admissions figures show impact of drugs on mental health in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Hospital admissions figures show impact of drugs on mental health in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

There have been more than 500 hospital admissions in Wakefield for drug related mental health issues, figures show.

Published on 4 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Senior council officer warns against empty homes fair idea - Wakefield Express

Senior council officer warns against empty homes fair idea  Wakefield Express

A senior Wakefield Council officer has warned council decision-makers against an idea to create a so-called “empty properties fair”.

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield loses 120 pubs in 10 years - Wakefield Express

Wakefield loses 120 pubs in 10 years  Wakefield Express

Nearly two in every five pubs in Wakefield have closed in the last decade, new figures show.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Collabco behind digital campus for Wakefield college - Prolific North

Collabco behind digital campus for Wakefield college  Prolific North

CAPA College (Creative and Performing Arts College) in Wakefield has rolled out its digital campus, before its even got planning permission for its buildings.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield could host 'empty homes fair' to advertise derelict homes - Wakefield Express

Wakefield could host 'empty homes fair' to advertise derelict homes  Wakefield Express

An "empty property fair" to advertise some of Wakefield's 4000 derelict homes could be held next year.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield amongst the top spenders when it comes to breakfast - Wakefield Express

Wakefield amongst the top spenders when it comes to breakfast  Wakefield Express

Wakefield and Harrogate are amongst the top spenders and best savers when it comes to the most important meal of the day.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Mary Creagh speaks about controversial government ruling on Wakefield primary school - Wakefield Express

Mary Creagh speaks about controversial government ruling on Wakefield primary school  Wakefield Express

Wakefield MP Mary Creagh has claimed "politics" has been put ahead of children's welfare after the government pulled the plug on a successful merger between ...

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


‘This £2m for potholes is not enough at all’ - Wakefield Express

‘This £2m for potholes is not enough at all’  Wakefield Express

A £2m government grant to repair potholes in Wakefield won't be enough to solve the “crumbling roads crisis”, the district's transport chief has said.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield Council 'confident' on £3m loan return from cash-strapped authority - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council 'confident' on £3m loan return from cash-strapped authority  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council says it is confident that a £3m loan it gave to another authority in severe financial difficulties will be repaid.

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Government 'playing political football with children' as Wakefield schools merger called off - Wakefield Express

Government 'playing political football with children' as Wakefield schools merger called off  Wakefield Express

Dismayed parents have launched a petition to keep two Wakefield schools united under the same leadership, after the government unexpectedly decided to ...

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wanted: These are the people police want to speak to in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Wanted: These are the people police want to speak to in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

West Yorkshire Police are asking for the public's help in tracing these people caught on camera around the city.

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Travellers site appeal is postponed - Wakefield Express

Travellers site appeal is postponed  Wakefield Express

An inquiry into a proposed travellers site in Stanley has been put back until year next year.

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Hackney carriage fares in Wakefield could rise - Wakefield Express

Hackney carriage fares in Wakefield could rise  Wakefield Express

Fares for hackney carriages in the Wakefield district could rise for the first time in more than seven years.

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wanted On Recall To Prison, Gareth Trevor, Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

Wanted On Recall To Prison, Gareth Trevor, Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Wednesday November 28, 2018 Police are appealing for information to locate a man wanted on recall to prison. Wakefield District Police would like to speak to ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield Prison officer 'had sex with released inmate and groped her on waterbed while wife worked night shift' - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Prison officer 'had sex with released inmate and groped her on waterbed while wife worked night shift'  Wakefield Express

A prison officer took a woman who had been released from jail back to his matrimonial home and had sex with her, a jury heard.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Temporary Christmas jobs in Wakefield: Here's how to apply - Wakefield Express

Temporary Christmas jobs in Wakefield: Here's how to apply  Wakefield Express

There may only be four weeks to go until Christmas, but retailers are still on the hunt for extra pairs of hands to help out during the busy shopping period.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Councillor warned the authorities about former Lupset club before devastating fire - Wakefield Express

Councillor warned the authorities about former Lupset club before devastating fire  Wakefield Express

A councillor says he called for a derelict working men's club to be properly secured weeks before a fire ripped through the premises.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield taxi drivers no longer able to charge disabled passengers extra - Wakefield Express

Wakefield taxi drivers no longer able to charge disabled passengers extra  Wakefield Express

Taxi drivers in Wakefield will no longer be able to charge disabled customers extra if they have a wheelchair.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Free Christmas parking for shoppers in Wakefield, Pontefract and Castleford - Wakefield Express

Free Christmas parking for shoppers in Wakefield, Pontefract and Castleford  Wakefield Express

Shoppers can take advantage of free parking in Wakefield, Castleford and Pontefract in December.

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Coroner's Appeal: Byron Kay, Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

Coroner's Appeal: Byron Kay, Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Tuesday 27 November 2018 Coroners are appealing for any relatives of Byron Kay to come forward. Mr Kay, 43, died at Kirkhamgate, Wakefield on 17 October ...

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Super-strength alcohol cans now DNA tagged by shops in Wakefield to tackle street drinking - Yorkshire Evening Post

Super-strength alcohol cans now DNA tagged by shops in Wakefield to tackle street drinking  Yorkshire Evening Post

Police have joined forces with shops in Wakefield as part of a "first of its kind" high-tech campaign that aims to drive down street drinking.

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


YP Letters: Wakefield’s markets are a shadow of former glories - Yorkshire Post

YP Letters: Wakefield’s markets are a shadow of former glories  Yorkshire Post

WHAT on earth has happened to Wakefield city Christmas market – or for that matter our city's markets in general? A few years ago, Wakefield used to hold a ...

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Giving Tuesday 2018: 12 Wakefield charities you can support this #GivingTuesday - Wakefield Express

Giving Tuesday 2018: 12 Wakefield charities you can support this #GivingTuesday  Wakefield Express

After the mad spending spree of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday asks members of the public to support their favourite charity or cause.

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Storm Diana expected to bring wet and windy conditions to Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Storm Diana expected to bring wet and windy conditions to Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Storm Diana will bring wet and windy conditions to West Yorkshire this week.

Published on 27 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Police and Partners Apply Seasonal Squeeze On Thieves, Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

Police and Partners Apply Seasonal Squeeze On Thieves, Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Monday 26 November 2018 Wakefield retailers are aiming to apply a seasonal shutdown on festive thieves after implementing a new Police backed scheme to ...

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield's Homebase store to be replaced by The Range - Wakefield Express

Wakefield's Homebase store to be replaced by The Range  Wakefield Express

The Range have announced plans to take over the unit which currently houses Wakefield's Homebase store.

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Manhunt for firearms suspect widens across West Yorkshire - Wakefield Express

Manhunt for firearms suspect widens across West Yorkshire  Wakefield Express

A manhunt which saw armed police smash their way into a Wakefield house this morning has been widened to the Dewsbury area.

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Armed police search Wakefield properties in hunt for wanted man - Yorkshire Evening Post

Armed police search Wakefield properties in hunt for wanted man  Yorkshire Evening Post

Armed police have swooped on a number of properties in Wakefield as they hunt for a wanted man.

Published on 26 November 2018 | 8:00 am


This is how you can help Wakefield Council plan how they spend their 2018/19 budget - Wakefield Express

This is how you can help Wakefield Council plan how they spend their 2018/19 budget  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council is asking for opinions on how best to spend its money to help people in the district.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Do Wakefield Council respond to complaints quickly enough? - Wakefield Express

Do Wakefield Council respond to complaints quickly enough?  Wakefield Express

Concerns have been expressed about how quickly Wakefield Council are responding to people who complain to them.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Police Honoured For Saving Lives and Protecting the Vulnerable In Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

Police Honoured For Saving Lives and Protecting the Vulnerable In Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Friday November 23, 2018 Police officers who hunted down dangerous rapists, safeguarded very vulnerable children and assisted a man in need of immediate ...

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Free TV licences at risk for thousands of over 75s in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Free TV licences at risk for thousands of over 75s in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Tens of thousands of of pensioner households in Wakefield could lose their free TV licence after 2020.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield’s fire station could be demolished and rebuilt - Wakefield Express

Wakefield’s fire station could be demolished and rebuilt  Wakefield Express

Wakefield's 55-year-old fire station is no longer fit for purpose, according to fire chiefs who have submitted plans to bulldoze the site and build a new, smaller ...

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield Council adult education rated ‘good’ by Ofsted - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council adult education rated ‘good’ by Ofsted  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council's adult education *service* has been rated 'good' by Ofsted after it was told to improve last year.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Safety fears over drivers using pedestrianised areas of Wakefield city centre - Wakefield Express

Safety fears over drivers using pedestrianised areas of Wakefield city centre  Wakefield Express

Motorists driving into pedestrianised areas of Wakefield city centre are putting people at risk, it's been claimed.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


£2m for Wakefield not enough to save "crumbling roads crisis" - Wakefield Express

£2m for Wakefield not enough to save "crumbling roads crisis"  Wakefield Express

A £2m government grant to repair potholes in Wakefield won't be enough to solve the "crumbling roads crisis", the district's transport chief has said.

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield is the hardest place in West Yorkshire to find a parking space, according to research - Wakefield Express

Wakefield is the hardest place in West Yorkshire to find a parking space, according to research  Wakefield Express

British drivers spend an average of four days a year looking for parking space. But which city in West Yorkshire is the toughest to park in?

Published on 22 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield Council education service rated 'good' by Ofsted - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council education service rated 'good' by Ofsted  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council's adult education *service* has been rated 'good' by Ofsted after it was told to improve last year.

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Car crashed through garden wall in Wakefield - Yorkshire Evening Post

Car crashed through garden wall in Wakefield  Yorkshire Evening Post

A CAR crashed through a garden wall in one of two accidents police dealt with in Wakefield last night.

Published on 20 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Dramatic images show horror Wakefield crash - Yorkshire Evening Post

Dramatic images show horror Wakefield crash  Yorkshire Evening Post

These dramatic images show the aftermath of a crash in Wakefield in which two people travelling in the car 'miraculously' survived.

Published on 18 November 2018 | 8:00 am


More than 75 patients in Wakefield face 'distress' of cancelled operations, figures show - Wakefield Express

More than 75 patients in Wakefield face 'distress' of cancelled operations, figures show  Wakefield Express

More than 75 patients at the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust have had operations cancelled at the last minute.

Published on 17 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield schools appeal panel looking for volunteers - Wakefield Express

Wakefield schools appeal panel looking for volunteers  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council is looking for people to join their pool of Education Appeal Panel Members.

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield Hospice Light up a Life services to remember absent friends and family - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Hospice Light up a Life services to remember absent friends and family  Wakefield Express

Friends and family who are absent this Christmas will be remembered at 'Light up a Life' services at Wakefield Hospice.

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wakefield neighbourhoods 'blighted' by more than a thousand empty homes - Wakefield Express

Wakefield neighbourhoods 'blighted' by more than a thousand empty homes  Wakefield Express

More than a thousand homes in Wakefield have been lying empty for six months or more, figures have revealed.

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am








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