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Yorkshire MEP Magid Magid: I love the European Union but I have to be honest and want it to be better - Halifax Courier

Yorkshire MEP Magid Magid: I love the European Union but I have to be honest and want it to be better  Halifax Courier

Former Sheffield Lord Mayor Magid Magid may only have four months as an MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber but he's determined to make as much noise as ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 4:52 am


Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisons, Aldi: These are the bank holiday opening hours for Wakefield's supermarkets - Wakefield Express

Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisons, Aldi: These are the bank holiday opening hours for Wakefield's supermarkets  Wakefield Express

Bank Holidays can be a great chance to relax and unwind - but if you find yourself short of bread and milk, it can be hard to know if the supermarkets are open.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:15 pm


These are the 17 best restaurants in Wakefield according to Google user reviews - Wakefield Express

These are the 17 best restaurants in Wakefield according to Google user reviews  Wakefield Express

Whether you're looking for a cheery atmosphere or top notch food, this is the list for you. These are the 17 highest rated restaurants in Wakefield, according to ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:49 pm


Your letters: Is the relief road bringing relief to Wakefield commuters? - Wakefield Express

Your letters: Is the relief road bringing relief to Wakefield commuters?  Wakefield Express

As an Altofts resident for over 30 years, I have seen the village expand into a small town and it is now is on the brink of expanding further, with plans approved ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:11 pm


Your letters: ‘My views on the EU differ, but I respect this lady’s viewpoint’ - Wakefield Express

Your letters: ‘My views on the EU differ, but I respect this lady’s viewpoint’  Wakefield Express

How ironic! Some weeks ago we read about the Extinction Rebellion agitation group in Leeds. They sprayed CFC-laden slogans on the parapet of the River Aire ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:00 pm


Wakefield to build new stand at Belle Vue - Serious About Rugby League

Wakefield to build new stand at Belle Vue  Serious About Rugby League

Wakefield have revealed plans to build a new stand at their Belle Vue home. It will mark the start of the stadium's redevelopment after plans to move to a new ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:57 pm


Speed restrictions on 'dangerous' Pontefract road to be reviewed - Wakefield Express

Speed restrictions on 'dangerous' Pontefract road to be reviewed  Wakefield Express

Road chiefs are to review the speed restrictions on an accident blackspot after three crashes took place in just two days.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:54 pm


Parade of boats celebrates Wakefield district's canal heritage - Wakefield Express

Parade of boats celebrates Wakefield district's canal heritage  Wakefield Express

Art House CEO Sydney Thornbury hopes to capitalise on Wakefield's extraordinary canal network history to create an engaging marriage of waterways and ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:38 pm


Wakefield Council applies for new bannister - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council applies for new bannister  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council has submitted a planning application to put a new handrail on a staircase in its Grade I-listed County Hall.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:29 pm


Ghost walks to return to Wakefield city centre - Wakefield Express

Ghost walks to return to Wakefield city centre  Wakefield Express

Ghost walks are returning to Wakefield next month.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:21 pm


City centre office to become taxi headquarters - Wakefield Express

City centre office to become taxi headquarters  Wakefield Express

Permission has been granted to convert an office in Wakefield city centre into a taxi headquarters.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:21 pm


Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and Mock the Week comedian Tom Allen is heading to Wakefield - and he wants YOUR family to show him around - Wakefield Express

Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and Mock the Week comedian Tom Allen is heading to Wakefield - and he wants YOUR family to show him around  Wakefield Express

Comedian Tom Allen will film a pilot for a new TV show in Wakefield later this year - and he's looking for a local family to show him around.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:10 pm


Burglar jailed for stealing £600 from Wakefield city centre deli - Wakefield Express

Burglar jailed for stealing £600 from Wakefield city centre deli  Wakefield Express

A burglar who broke his way into a city centre shop has been jailed for a year.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:59 pm


Eight reasons to head down to Wakefield's Festival of the Moon - Wakefield Express

Eight reasons to head down to Wakefield's Festival of the Moon  Wakefield Express

Recurring live music from STEMS: a newly composed 12-minute soundtrack to Georges Méliès landmark 1902 silent film A Trip to the Moon Friday, 6.30pm-9.30 ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:55 pm


Wakefield teenager stole £10,000 from the funeral fund of his grandparents - Wakefield Express

Wakefield teenager stole £10,000 from the funeral fund of his grandparents  Wakefield Express

A CANCER sufferer from Wakefield was left devastated after his grandson stole almost £10000 he and his wife had been saving up to pay for funeral costs.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:49 pm


Burglar ransacked Wakefield charity shop after they turned him down for job - Wakefield Express

Burglar ransacked Wakefield charity shop after they turned him down for job  Wakefield Express

A burglar broke into a Scope charity shop and ransacked the premises in revenge after failing a job interview to work there.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:44 pm


City Fields care home plan could create 42 jobs - Wakefield Express

City Fields care home plan could create 42 jobs  Wakefield Express

More than 40 jobs could be created with plans to build a care home for the elderly on the City Fields development site.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:40 pm


Season ticket from Wakefield to Leeds will rise to £1,097 as fares rise by almost 3 per cent - Wakefield Express

Season ticket from Wakefield to Leeds will rise to £1,097 as fares rise by almost 3 per cent  Wakefield Express

The cap on the annual rise in regulated fares is linked to July's rate of Retail Prices Index (RPI) inflation, which was announced by the Office for National ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:35 am


Sizzling weather hits Leeds Festival 2019 as bands take to the stage on the first day - Yorkshire Evening Post

Sizzling weather hits Leeds Festival 2019 as bands take to the stage on the first day  Yorkshire Evening Post

Fans are heading to a Leeds Festival which is expected to be the hottest in recent memory.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:26 am


Friends bought £3,000 of drugs in Ibiza before rugby player found unconscious in pool, inquest hears - Wakefield Express

Friends bought £3,000 of drugs in Ibiza before rugby player found unconscious in pool, inquest hears  Wakefield Express

A rugby player died just hours after he and his friends purchased £3000 of drugs, a pre inquest review hearing was told.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:14 am


Revving and racing reports leads to police action at Wakefield park - Wakefield Express

Revving and racing reports leads to police action at Wakefield park  Wakefield Express

Police are promising more operations at high-speed hotspot in the city.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:38 am


Ossett Town Juniors switch grounds as major redevelopment work starts at home - Wakefield Express

Ossett Town Juniors switch grounds as major redevelopment work starts at home  Wakefield Express

One of the Wakefield district's biggest grassroots sports clubs are hailing the start of a 'new era' as major redevelopment work starts at their home. Ossett Town ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:25 am


'Irresponsible' owners make Pontefract the worst place for dog mess in Wakefield district - Pontefract and Castleford Express

'Irresponsible' owners make Pontefract the worst place for dog mess in Wakefield district  Pontefract and Castleford Express

More fines for dog mess have been issued in Pontefract than anywhere else in the Wakefield district over the last four years. Wakefield Council has handed out a ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:25 am


Brother of murdered Wakefield schoolgirl Elsie Frost says they are ‘one step closer’ to finding out what happened - Wakefield Express

Brother of murdered Wakefield schoolgirl Elsie Frost says they are ‘one step closer’ to finding out what happened  Wakefield Express

The brother of murdered schoolgirl Elsie Frost says they are now “one step closer” to finding out what details the police knew about her suspected killer after a ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:02 am


Work to begin on ‘landmark’ new home for CAPA College - Wakefield Express

Work to begin on ‘landmark’ new home for CAPA College  Wakefield Express

Work on a state-of-the-art performing arts facility for students of CAPA College has officially started. The new building, on Mulberry Way, will provide a permanent ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:55 am


Wakefield Curry House of the Year: It’s time to vote for your winner - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Curry House of the Year: It’s time to vote for your winner  Wakefield Express

You've sampled the sensations, textures and flavours of your favourite local spice restaurants and ground them down to the supreme top 10.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:51 am


Huddersfield town centre restaurant named best in Yorkshire at English Curry Awards - ExaminerLive

Huddersfield town centre restaurant named best in Yorkshire at English Curry Awards  ExaminerLive

Lala's in St George's Square took home the gong from a ceremony held in Birmingham.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:30 am


Wakefield autism support group under threat after increase in rent charges - Wakefield Express

Wakefield autism support group under threat after increase in rent charges  Wakefield Express

A 'lifeline' support group for vulnerable young people with autism is under threat after its rent was increased.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:25 am


Council pondering a lease plan for Newmillerdam Country Park lake-side building - Wakefield Express

Council pondering a lease plan for Newmillerdam Country Park lake-side building  Wakefield Express

Interest is being gauged by Wakefield Council in the lake-side Boat House building at Newmillerdam Country Park, who have put it up for lease.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:15 am


Electoral forms will be in the post for Wakefield residents - Wakefield Express

Electoral forms will be in the post for Wakefield residents  Wakefield Express

​Forms will be delivered to every residential property in the district over the next week to make sure people are registered to vote. Wakefield Council is required, ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:10 am


Yvette Cooper MP 'concerned' over new Asda contracts - Wakefield Express

Yvette Cooper MP 'concerned' over new Asda contracts  Wakefield Express

Union bosses and Pontefract and Castleford MP Yvette Cooper are backing Asda workers who are being forced to sign new contracts which they says clamps ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:38 am


Anti-social behaviour tops new Pontefract inspector’s list - Wakefield Express

Anti-social behaviour tops new Pontefract inspector’s list  Wakefield Express

Anti-social behaviour tops the priorities set out by the new police inspector in Pontefract and Ackworth.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:35 am


Gym goers banned from Sun Lane Leisure Centre in Wakefield for 'inappropriate comments' and 'threatening behaviour' - Wakefield Express

Gym goers banned from Sun Lane Leisure Centre in Wakefield for 'inappropriate comments' and 'threatening behaviour'  Wakefield Express

Inappropriate comments and training without permission are among the reasons gym goers have been banned from a leisure centre in Wakefield. A total of nine ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:24 am


Wakefield weather forecast: This is how hot it will be in Wakefield as temperatures soar - Wakefield Express

Wakefield weather forecast: This is how hot it will be in Wakefield as temperatures soar  Wakefield Express

The weather in Wakefield is set to be mostly bright today, Friday, with bright skies and warmer temperatures. What will the weather be like this morning in ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:18 am


Drugs and weapons seized in Wakefield raids - Wakefield Express

Drugs and weapons seized in Wakefield raids  Wakefield Express

Drugs and weapons were seized during raids in an area of Wakefield.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:52 am


'Shoving a needle in me is torture' claimed this tattooed drink driver who refused to give blood sample - ExaminerLive

'Shoving a needle in me is torture' claimed this tattooed drink driver who refused to give blood sample  ExaminerLive

David Carysforth admitted drinking 's***loads' but said his phobia prevented him from cooperating with police.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 1:30 pm


Adrenaline Addiction is coming to Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Adrenaline Addiction is coming to Wakefield  Wakefield Express

A family event that will get your heart pounding will take place at Wakefield Trinity's ground over the Bank Holiday.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 1:16 pm


Wakefield Trinity's fight to avoid relegation 'isn't done' insists Ryan Hampshire - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Trinity's fight to avoid relegation 'isn't done' insists Ryan Hampshire  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Trinity gave their survival hopes a huge boost last weekend but the “job isn't done” insists full-back Ryan Hampshire.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 12:41 pm


Last shout out for Wakefield Express Excellence in Business Awards as Britain's Got Talent star added to lineup - Wakefield Express

Last shout out for Wakefield Express Excellence in Business Awards as Britain's Got Talent star added to lineup  Wakefield Express

It's the last call to shout about your company at this year's Wakefield Express Excellence in Business Awards as the window for nominations closes today ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 10:04 am


This was a great effort to help a charity for children with cancer in Leeds - Yorkshire Evening Post

This was a great effort to help a charity for children with cancer in Leeds  Yorkshire Evening Post

Accountants Sindy Smetham and Kate Roberts figured they could get fit and help children with cancer, by taking part in the Run for All Leeds 10k.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:02 am


Wakefield GCSE results 2019: Results, grade boundaries, live updates and more - Wakefield Express

Wakefield GCSE results 2019: Results, grade boundaries, live updates and more  Wakefield Express

Months of waiting will come to an end this morning as thousands of teenagers across Wakefield collect their GCSE results.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:01 am


Sneak-thief caught on camera during Ossett burglary - Wakefield Express

Sneak-thief caught on camera during Ossett burglary  Wakefield Express

Police are issuing images of a man they wish to speak with in connection with a sneak burglary in Ossett. Wakefield District CID would like to speak with anyone ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 8:31 am


More than £1m of funding for disabled sport - Yorkshire Post

More than £1m of funding for disabled sport  Yorkshire Post

People with complex disabilities in Yorkshire are set to benefit from £1.3m of funding from Sport England.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 5:00 am


Everything you need to know about GCSE results day 2019 - Wakefield Express

Everything you need to know about GCSE results day 2019  Wakefield Express

Hundreds of thousands of teenagers across the country are waiting anxiously for their GCSE results, ahead of results day on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:18 pm


Showroom plans for former car and lorry park in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Showroom plans for former car and lorry park in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

A former car and lorry park off Westgate could be converted into a car showroom if plans are approved.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:17 pm


Pilots flying over Wakefield report green lasers being shone into cockpit - Wakefield Express

Pilots flying over Wakefield report green lasers being shone into cockpit  Wakefield Express

Lasers were pointed at planes flying into Leeds Bradford Airport in two separate occasions within minutes of another.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:14 pm


West Yorkshire woman who died in motorbike crash is named - Wakefield Express

West Yorkshire woman who died in motorbike crash is named  Wakefield Express

A woman from West Yorkshire who died in a motorbike crash in East Yorkshire has been named by police.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:24 pm


21 jobs in Wakefield you can apply for now - Wakefield Express

21 jobs in Wakefield you can apply for now  Wakefield Express

If you're looking for work in the Wakefield area, then here are just a few that you can apply for today.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:33 am


Temperatures on the rise in Wakefield for the bank holiday weekend - Wakefield Express

Temperatures on the rise in Wakefield for the bank holiday weekend  Wakefield Express

A mix of sunshine and showers are forecast for the rest of this week - but temperatures are set to be on the rise for the bank holiday weekend.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 10:25 am


Drugs and weapons seized in raids in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Drugs and weapons seized in raids in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Drugs and weapons were seized during raids in an area of Wakefield.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:55 am


Willmott Dixon to build another leisure centre in Wakefield - Design Build Network

Willmott Dixon to build another leisure centre in Wakefield  Design Build Network

Construction firm Willmott Dixon has bagged a £17m ($15.3m) contract from Wakefield Council in the UK to build another leisure centre in Pontefract.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:00 am


Body found in search for missing Barnsley man Brian Tomlinson - Wakefield Express

Body found in search for missing Barnsley man Brian Tomlinson  Wakefield Express

Police searching for missing Barnsley man Brian Tomlinson have found a body.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 1:40 pm


Police appeal for witnesses to M62 crash after motorcyclist 'seriously injured' - Wakefield Express

Police appeal for witnesses to M62 crash after motorcyclist 'seriously injured'  Wakefield Express

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash which closed the M62 earlier today.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 1:00 pm


Dodgy doc 'blamed' for UK measles rise and his bizarre relationship with Elle MacPherson - Mirror Online

Dodgy doc 'blamed' for UK measles rise and his bizarre relationship with Elle MacPherson  Mirror Online

Anti-vaccine campaigner Andrew Wakefield's now discredited report claiming the MMR vaccine could lead to autism has been partly blamed for a reduced ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 12:53 pm


Lane closure on A61 in Wakefield expected to cause two months of disruption - Wakefield Express

Lane closure on A61 in Wakefield expected to cause two months of disruption  Wakefield Express

The overnight closure of the A61 at Wakefield is expected to cause delays this weekend - and a further two months of work are planned at the site.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 11:38 am


Police Work To Drive Street Racers Away From Wakefield Retail Parks - West Yorkshire Police

Police Work To Drive Street Racers Away From Wakefield Retail Parks  West Yorkshire Police

Tuesday 20 August 2019 Police have said they will keep working to 'drive away' street racers from Wakefield City centre after mounting a high visibility operation ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 11:09 am


12 photos from Wakefield's Seaside in the City 2019 - Wakefield Express

12 photos from Wakefield's Seaside in the City 2019  Wakefield Express

A little bit of the beach was brought to Wakefield at the weekend as the Seaside in the City event returned for another year.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 3:14 pm


Wakefield Council wants YOUR views on how to shape the future of our high streets - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council wants YOUR views on how to shape the future of our high streets  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council are asking residents and businesses for their views on how to shape the future of the district's high streets.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 2:26 pm


Body of a man found in woodland at Newmillerdam, Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Body of a man found in woodland at Newmillerdam, Wakefield  Wakefield Express

The body of a man was found in woodland in Wakefield this morning, it has been confirmed.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 1:30 pm


Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park in Wakefield is looking for actors - here's how to apply - Wakefield Express

Yorkshire Scare Grounds Scream Park in Wakefield is looking for actors - here's how to apply  Wakefield Express

The Yorkshire Scare Grounds is looking for actors to take part in the county's largest scare attraction. The Wakefield based attraction is now auditioning for actors ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 12:01 pm


These are the 21 best takeaways in Wakefield according to Just Eat ratings - Wakefield Express

These are the 21 best takeaways in Wakefield according to Just Eat ratings  Wakefield Express

Whether it's a bacon sarnie on your way to work or pizza, curry or kebab in front of the TV on a night - there's plenty to choose from in Wakefield. But which have ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 10:46 am


Former Featherstone Rovers and Wakefield Trinity stalwart Gary Cooper dies aged 80 - Yorkshire Evening Post

Former Featherstone Rovers and Wakefield Trinity stalwart Gary Cooper dies aged 80  Yorkshire Evening Post

A full-back or centre, Cooper had great success as a player for Featherstone Rovers and Wakefield Trinity in the 1950s and 60s and went on to coach York.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 10:29 am


New Inspector To Prioritise Key Community Issues In Wakefield East - West Yorkshire Police

New Inspector To Prioritise Key Community Issues In Wakefield East  West Yorkshire Police

Monday 19 August 2019 Making a difference on local estates and tackling anti-social behaviour are to be among the top priorities for the new inspector for the ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 9:06 am


Hull KR 10-38 Wakefield | Video | Watch TV Show - Sky Sports

Hull KR 10-38 Wakefield | Video | Watch TV Show  Sky Sports

Highlights of Wakefield's important win over Hull KR as Super League's dramatic relegation battle continues.

Published on 18 August 2019 | 6:05 pm


Super League: Wakefield hammer Hull KR 38-10 to leave Robins in real peril at bottom - BBC Sport

Super League: Wakefield hammer Hull KR 38-10 to leave Robins in real peril at bottom  BBC Sport

Wakefield Trinity run in seven tries to hammer fellow Super League relegation rivals Hull Kingston Rovers.

Published on 18 August 2019 | 11:05 am


Deadline extended for nominations - Wakefield Express

Deadline extended for nominations  Wakefield Express

We've had some outstanding entries in this year's Wakefield Excellence in Business Awards.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 3:07 pm


VIDEO: Thousands celebrate 14th annual Wakefield LGBT Pride - Wakefield Express

VIDEO: Thousands celebrate 14th annual Wakefield LGBT Pride  Wakefield Express

Wakefield waved its rainbow flag proudly as the city celebrated its “biggest and best ever” LGBT+ Pride event.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 3:07 pm


Banned city centre woman jailed for stealing trainers - Wakefield Express

Banned city centre woman jailed for stealing trainers  Wakefield Express

A woman who is banned from Wakefield city centre has been jailed after she was caught stealing footwear from a Trinity Walk business.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 2:23 pm


Major Wakefield road to close for two weeks from tomorrow - Wakefield Express

Major Wakefield road to close for two weeks from tomorrow  Wakefield Express

A major road will be closed from tomorrow for two weeks while hundreds of metres of pipes are replaced.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 1:53 pm


Online plan for Wakefield's shops hoping for city centre revival - Wakefield Express

Online plan for Wakefield's shops hoping for city centre revival  Wakefield Express

Independent Shops in Wakefield are to fight back against online-only businesses by becoming the UK's first city to sign up to a new website.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 12:13 pm


Mother hits out at Wakefield Council pool facilities for the disabled - Wakefield Express

Mother hits out at Wakefield Council pool facilities for the disabled  Wakefield Express

A frustrated mother has hit out at council leisure facilities, claiming they are simply inadequate for people with severe disabilities.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 11:52 am


Wakefield Parkinson's Support Group's plea for audiobook donations - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Parkinson's Support Group's plea for audiobook donations  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Parkinson's Support Group are asking for donations of audiobooks to help those with the disease continue to enjoy books.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 11:45 am


Comedian Tom Allen to film pilot for new TV show in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Comedian Tom Allen to film pilot for new TV show in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Comedian Tom Allen will film a pilot for a new TV show in Wakefield later this year - and he's looking for a local family to show him around.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 10:29 am


Reports from the courts - Wakefield Express

Reports from the courts  Wakefield Express

Karl Lakin, 43, of Lake View, Monk Hill, admitted damaging a car tyre worth £150 and was fined £256, told to pay £150 compensation and £115 in costs.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Renewed appeal to find driver who injured young boy in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Renewed appeal to find driver who injured young boy in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

A renewed appeal to find the driver of a van which left a teenager with serous injuries has been made by police.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


10 of the best things to do in West Yorkshire - Wakefield Express

10 of the best things to do in West Yorkshire  Wakefield Express

1 Friarwood Festival Valley Gardens, Pontefract, August 17, 2-9pm. A family friendly music festival with live performances from local musicians. Bands and artists ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 pm


A-Level results day 2019: Results from across the Wakefield district - Wakefield Express

A-Level results day 2019: Results from across the Wakefield district  Wakefield Express

These are all the A-Level results from across the Wakefield district for Thursday, August 15, 2019. Refresh this list for the latest updates as they become ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Elsie Frost murder: New inquest into Wakefield girl's 1965 murder - BBC News

Elsie Frost murder: New inquest into Wakefield girl's 1965 murder  BBC News

A new inquest has opened into the death of a 14-year-old girl who was murdered in 1965 in West Yorkshire. Elsie Frost was killed in Wakefield as she walked ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Well-known Wakefield beggar could be kicked out of city centre - Wakefield Express

Well-known Wakefield beggar could be kicked out of city centre  Wakefield Express

A persistent beggar who is regularly seen with her bandana-wearing pet dog is to fight plans to impose a criminal behaviour order on her that could ban her from ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Lunar landscape transformation for Big K Colliery site - Yorkshire Evening Post

Lunar landscape transformation for Big K Colliery site  Yorkshire Evening Post

A weird and wonderful lunar landscape has been created at the former Kellingley Colliery site by talented Wakefield photographer Emily Ryalls.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Children seen playing near asbestos trailer left on Wakefield estate for two days - Wakefield Express

Children seen playing near asbestos trailer left on Wakefield estate for two days  Wakefield Express

Children have been seen playing around an asbestos trailer, which was left abandoned in the middle of a housing estate. Wakefield Council had the trailer ...

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield joins waste crew safety campaign - letsrecycle.com

Wakefield joins waste crew safety campaign  letsrecycle.com

Wakefield district council has launched a crackdown on motorists who drive along pavements to overtake bin lorries by joining a national campaign to identify ...

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Power cut leaves 1,000 Wakefield properties without power - Wakefield Express

Power cut leaves 1,000 Wakefield properties without power  Wakefield Express

More than 1000 Wakefield properties have been left in the dark after an unexpected power cut in Wakefield this morning.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Pair jailed over a series of burglaries across Wakefield and Leeds - Wakefield Express

Pair jailed over a series of burglaries across Wakefield and Leeds  Wakefield Express

Two men have been sentenced at Leeds Crown Court following a series of house burglaries across Wakefield and Leeds.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield Council to tackle pavement drivers who endanger bin lorry workers - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council to tackle pavement drivers who endanger bin lorry workers  Wakefield Express

Impatient motorists who endanger the lives of bin lorry workers are being warned they could face jail in a new crackdown launched between Wakefield Council ...

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


These are 10 of the cheapest properties for sale in Wakefield on Rightmove right now - Wakefield Express

These are 10 of the cheapest properties for sale in Wakefield on Rightmove right now  Wakefield Express

Looking for a cheap house in Wakefield? Whether you're looking for a fixer-upper, hoping to get on the property ladder or just curious to see what's on offer, this ...

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield AFC launches new kit - Wakefield Express

Wakefield AFC launches new kit  Wakefield Express

Wakefield AFC have launched their new kit ahead of this week's big kick-off.

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


New £1.8m public garden opens at the Hepworth Wakefield - Wakefield Express

New £1.8m public garden opens at the Hepworth Wakefield  Wakefield Express

A free public garden has opened at the Hepworth Wakefield - after more than £1.8m was raised in donations.

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield Pride: Thousands expected to descend on the city this weekend to celebrate LGBT - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Pride: Thousands expected to descend on the city this weekend to celebrate LGBT  Wakefield Express

A festival that started life scribbled down on the back of a beer mat in a city centre pub is expected to attract thousands of people this weekend. Pride Wakefield ...

Published on 9 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Booze Fuelled Criminals Warned They Could Be Banned From Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

Booze Fuelled Criminals Warned They Could Be Banned From Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Friday 9 August 2019 Authorities have vowed to keep up the pressure on booze fuelled criminals in Wakefield District after seizing hundreds of cans of alcohol ...

Published on 9 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Restaurant and takeaway rejected over noise threat - Wakefield Express

Restaurant and takeaway rejected over noise threat  Wakefield Express

Plans to transform a street-corner cafe into a restaurant and takeaway have been rejected by Wakefield Council.

Published on 9 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Wanted: 39 people police urgently want to speak to in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Wanted: 39 people police urgently 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 in Wakefield.

Published on 7 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield Pride festival is back! Party atmosphere will return to the city for 14th year - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Pride festival is back! Party atmosphere will return to the city for 14th year  Wakefield Express

Wakefield's Pride festival will return to the city next weekend for the 14th year.

Published on 2 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield bus passengers face three weeks of disruption as water works are carried out - Wakefield Express

Wakefield bus passengers face three weeks of disruption as water works are carried out  Wakefield Express

A number of Wakefield bus services will be disrupted for three weeks starting this weekend due to essential Yorkshire Water works. A free bus *service* will run ...

Published on 31 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Here's what's happening across Wakefield to entertain the kids this summer - Wakefield Express

Here's what's happening across Wakefield to entertain the kids this summer  Wakefield Express

If you're dreading hearing a little voice claiming to be bored this school holiday, there's plenty to keep your kids entertained this summer.

Published on 31 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Police Confirm Body Recovered Now Identifed As Missing Elliot Burton, Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

Police Confirm Body Recovered Now Identifed As Missing Elliot Burton, Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Tuesday July 30, 2019 Police can now confirm the body of a male found in water off Boundary Lane Normanton yesterday ( 29 7) has been identified as missing ...

Published on 30 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Elliot Burton: Police renew appeal for missing Wakefield teenager - Wakefield Express

Elliot Burton: Police renew appeal for missing Wakefield teenager  Wakefield Express

Police have renewed their appeal for information about a missing teenager from Wakefield.

Published on 29 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Delays for motorists as major Wakefield road to close for gas works - Wakefield Express

Delays for motorists as major Wakefield road to close for gas works  Wakefield Express

Northern Gas Works are advising motorists to allow extra time to travel as they close a major road in Wakefield while they carry out essential upgrade works.

Published on 26 July 2019 | 7:00 am


'Serious concerns' for missing Wakefield teenager - Wakefield Express

'Serious concerns' for missing Wakefield teenager  Wakefield Express

Police have "serious concerns" for a missing teenager from Wakefield.

Published on 26 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Teenager left with serious injuries after being hit by a van in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Teenager left with serious injuries after being hit by a van in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

A teenager has been left with serious injuries after being hit by a van in Wakefield.

Published on 26 July 2019 | 7:00 am








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