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London Broncos 42 Wakefield Trinity 34: Chester bemoans 'appalling' display as Trinity lose in London again - Wakefield Express

London Broncos 42 Wakefield Trinity 34: Chester bemoans 'appalling' display as Trinity lose in London again  Wakefield Express

Chris Chester slammed the "appalling" effort from some of his players as Wakefield Trinity lost at London Broncos for the second time this season.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 10:31 pm


Match Report - London 42 - 34 Wakefield | 18 May 2019 - SkySports

Match Report - London 42 - 34 Wakefield | 18 May 2019  SkySports

Jordan Abdull crossed for four first-half tries as London started fast and then had to hold on for a thrilling 42-34 Super League win over Wakefield Trinity.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 5:16 pm


Mayor of Wakefield opens Kingfisher View - Healthcare Business

Mayor of Wakefield opens Kingfisher View  Healthcare Business

Exemplar colleagues and local stakeholders came together to celebrate the home's official launch. Exemplar's newest care home, Kingfisher View will provide ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 3:36 pm


The North needs HS2 and not this half-baked plan – Yorkshire Post letters - Yorkshire Post

The North needs HS2 and not this half-baked plan – Yorkshire Post letters  Yorkshire Post

NORTHERN business and civic leaders all agree we need HS2, Northern Powerhouse Rail and more investment in key road and mass transit schemes for city ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 2:56 pm


Super League: Jordan Abdull scores four as London Broncos see off Wakefield Trinity 42-34 - BBC Sport

Super League: Jordan Abdull scores four as London Broncos see off Wakefield Trinity 42-34  BBC Sport

Jordan Abdull scores four of London Broncos' eight tries as they defy a late comeback to beat Wakefield Trinity.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 12:10 pm


Exclusive: Boy with a barrel that awakened Damien Hirst to outdoor art - Yorkshire Post

Exclusive: Boy with a barrel that awakened Damien Hirst to outdoor art  Yorkshire Post

The statue of a boy with a barrel, produced by an anonymous artist and placed outside Lewis's department store in Leeds when he was 15, was the first outdoor ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 7:19 am


London Broncos v Wakefield Trinity: Melbourne experience gave Junior Sa’u education in attitude - Yorkshire Post

London Broncos v Wakefield Trinity: Melbourne experience gave Junior Sa’u education in attitude  Yorkshire Post

WHENEVER times get tough for new Wakefield Trinity signing Junior Sa'u, he may remember some sage advice from his legendary former Melbourne Storm ...

Published on 17 May 2019 | 9:40 pm


London Broncos v Wakefield Trinity: Quartet to freshen up Trinity for capital mission - Yorkshire Evening Post

London Broncos v Wakefield Trinity: Quartet to freshen up Trinity for capital mission  Yorkshire Evening Post

*FRESH* LEGS and a new approach will give Wakefield Trinity a lift at London Broncos tomorrow.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 5:02 pm


Samba carnival to head through Horbury - Wakefield Express

Samba carnival to head through Horbury  Wakefield Express

Horbury will be swinging to the sound of a Samba beat next weekend when a unique parade makes its way through the town.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 2:56 pm


Life of notorious Wakefield prisoner Paul Sykes to be turned into a movie - Wakefield Express

Life of notorious Wakefield prisoner Paul Sykes to be turned into a movie  Wakefield Express

Millions of pounds could be spent on making a film about the life of controversial Wakefield character, Paul Sykes.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 2:03 pm


Pirates, fairground rides, stalls and singers - two weeks of jam packed FREE fun for all the family - Wakefield Express

Pirates, fairground rides, stalls and singers - two weeks of jam packed FREE fun for all the family  Wakefield Express

If you're looking for something to do over the next couple of weeks why not visit one of the district's six local markets as part of Love Your Local Market fortnight?

Published on 17 May 2019 | 1:30 pm


Wakefield prison’s Mulberry bush to be replaced - Wakefield Express

Wakefield prison’s Mulberry bush to be replaced  Wakefield Express

A 19th century mulberry bush thought to have inspired a nursery rhyme has been removed from HMP Wakefield.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 11:10 am


Campaign to combat loneliness inspires hundreds to look out for their neighbours - Pontefract and Castleford Express

Campaign to combat loneliness inspires hundreds to look out for their neighbours  Pontefract and Castleford Express

A campaign to combat loneliness across has inspired hundreds of people across the area to take steps to look out for those around them.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 10:36 am


Wakefield loses 15 free-to-use cash machines in less than two years - Wakefield Express

Wakefield loses 15 free-to-use cash machines in less than two years  Wakefield Express

Wakefield has lost more than 15 free-to-use cash machines in less than two years, figures suggest, amid warnings that the UK's cash system is “falling apart”.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 9:38 am


Busiest month ever at Mid Yorkshire NHS hospitals - Wakefield Express

Busiest month ever at Mid Yorkshire NHS hospitals  Wakefield Express

Hospital services in Wakefield, Pontefract and Dewsbury had their busiest month ever in April.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 9:38 am


Measures to cut breast cancer scan delays in Wakefield 'not sustainable' - Wakefield Express

Measures to cut breast cancer scan delays in Wakefield 'not sustainable'  Wakefield Express

Temporary measures to cut delays in breast cancer scans are not sustainable, one of Wakefield's most senior NHS figures has warned.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 9:08 am


West Yorkshire police officer pays tribute to Odin, the police dog who was by his side for 10 years - Wakefield Express

West Yorkshire police officer pays tribute to Odin, the police dog who was by his side for 10 years  Wakefield Express

A police office in West Yorkshire has written a touching tribute to Odin, his dog, who has sadly passed away. PC Andy Green, of West Yorkshire Police, made the ...

Published on 17 May 2019 | 8:37 am


Appeal: Road Traffic Collision, Wakefield Road, Bradford - West Yorkshire Police

Appeal: Road Traffic Collision, Wakefield Road, Bradford  West Yorkshire Police

Friday 17 May 2019 Police are appealing for witnesses after a road traffic collision in Bradford on Wednesday (15 May). Officers were called at 6.03pm to ...

Published on 17 May 2019 | 8:27 am


Why Orgreave miners are being honoured at With Banners Held High celebration – Chris Kitchen - Yorkshire Post

Why Orgreave miners are being honoured at With Banners Held High celebration – Chris Kitchen  Yorkshire Post

IF you're passing through Wakefield on the train tomorrow morning, pause, and look out towards the city centre. You'll be greeted by the sight of tens of dozens ...

Published on 16 May 2019 | 11:30 pm


Missing Nicole Harris Found Safe And Well - West Yorkshire Police

Missing Nicole Harris Found Safe And Well  West Yorkshire Police

Thursday 16 May 2019 Missing Nicole Harris from Wakefield has been found safe and well in the Wakefield area this morning. Wakefield CID want to thank ...

Published on 16 May 2019 | 4:03 pm


Jeremy Kyle Show axing welcomed by Wakefield woman after her own 'awful' experience - Wakefield Express

Jeremy Kyle Show axing welcomed by Wakefield woman after her own 'awful' experience  Wakefield Express

A Wakefield woman has welcomed the decision to axe The Jeremy Kyle Show after her own 'awful' experiences with the programme's producers.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 3:31 pm


The Wright side of life: Home of the Bakewell pudding - Yorkshire Post

The Wright side of life: Home of the Bakewell pudding  Yorkshire Post

Karen Wright writes: Hello Wakefield, I am home! As I predicted in last week's article we were due to get some very wet weather for our few days stay in our ...

Published on 16 May 2019 | 11:23 am


Warning over council tax letters charging residents - Wakefield Express

Warning over council tax letters charging residents  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council is reminding residents that they can challenge their council tax band free of charge.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 11:23 am


Man saved from canal after reports of attempted suicide - Yorkshire Post

Man saved from canal after reports of attempted suicide  Yorkshire Post

A man has been saved from a canal in Yorkshire after reports of an attempted suicide.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 8:36 am


Vandals snap £7,000 worth of trees in Wakefield city centre - Wakefield Express

Vandals snap £7,000 worth of trees in Wakefield city centre  Wakefield Express

Vandals have snapped newly-planted trees in the centre of Wakefield, causing £7000 worth of damage.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 7:40 am


Michael to represent Wakefield in Las Vegas tournament - Wakefield Express

Michael to represent Wakefield in Las Vegas tournament  Wakefield Express

Michael Morris, who works in catering in The Ridings Centre, will jet off to Las Vegas next week after winning the trip in Redtooth pub poker at his local, the ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 2:39 pm


Cash for the Wakefield community as business club ‘gives back’ - Wakefield Express

Cash for the Wakefield community as business club ‘gives back’  Wakefield Express

Cash amounts from funds raised by local business people and residents, were handed out to schools and groups at a special presentation evening.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 2:29 pm


Take a driving tour of Wakefield with this video from 1987 - Wakefield Express

Take a driving tour of Wakefield with this video from 1987  Wakefield Express

The video, which was shared on YouTube in 2017, is dated Tuesday, May 5, 1987, and takes the viewer on a driving tour of the city.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 1:54 pm


Youths 'ran off laughing' after killing hedgehog and her three babies in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Youths 'ran off laughing' after killing hedgehog and her three babies in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

A hedgehog and her three babies were beaten to death in a brutal attack in Wakefield.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 11:49 am


Nicole Harris: Police launch nationwide search for missing Wakefield teenager - Wakefield Express

Nicole Harris: Police launch nationwide search for missing Wakefield teenager  Wakefield Express

It is five days since Nicole Harris, 16, was last seen in the Quebec Street area of Wakefield city centre and officers have now launched a nationwide appeal to ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 11:16 am


Youngsters Showcase Their Skills In Police Football Tournament, Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

Youngsters Showcase Their Skills In Police Football Tournament, Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Wednesday 15 May 2019 School children from across Wakefield have put their goal scoring skills to the test in a free football tournament. Wakefield District ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 11:03 am


39 photos that will take you back to nights out in Wakefield club Flares in 2011 - Wakefield Express

39 photos that will take you back to nights out in Wakefield club Flares in 2011  Wakefield Express

With our photo flashback to your nights out partying in Flares in 2005, here's some more that were taken in 2011.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 10:49 am


How a simple brew is beating loneliness - Yorkshire Post

How a simple brew is beating loneliness  Yorkshire Post

A Yorkshire shopping centre has come up with a great way to help beat loneliness in its community. Sophie McCandlish reports.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 8:07 am


Wakefield Trinity make loan swoop for Junior Sa’u - Pauli Pauli joins Salford in exchange - Yorkshire Evening Post

Wakefield Trinity make loan swoop for Junior Sa’u - Pauli Pauli joins Salford in exchange  Yorkshire Evening Post

Wakefield Trinity have signed centre Junior Sa'u on a month's loan from Salford Red Devils in a swap deal involving forward Pauli Pauli. Sau, 32, played for ...

Published on 14 May 2019 | 5:57 pm


Missing: Nicole Harris, Police Reappeal as Concern Grows for Missing16-Year-Old, Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

Missing: Nicole Harris, Police Reappeal as Concern Grows for Missing16-Year-Old, Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Tuesday 14 May 2019 Police are renewing an appeal for witnesses as concern continues to grow for a teenage girl missing from Wakefield.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 2:54 pm


Saturday afternoon slot for Saints v Wakefield Challenge Cup tie - St Helens Reporter

Saturday afternoon slot for Saints v Wakefield Challenge Cup tie  St Helens Reporter

The BBC cameras will be at the Totally Wicket stadium in the Coral Challenge Cup quarter finals at the start of next month after the St Helens v Wakefield quarter ...

Published on 14 May 2019 | 10:30 am


World famous artist swaps New York for Wakefield - Yorkshire Evening Post

World famous artist swaps New York for Wakefield  Yorkshire Evening Post

A world-famous artist will be swapping New York for Wakefield city centre as part of a major sculpture festival this summer.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 9:58 am


New faces in Wakefield Council Cabinet after reshuffle - Wakefield Express

New faces in Wakefield Council Cabinet after reshuffle  Wakefield Express

A new Cabinet post looking specifically at skills and jobs in the Wakefield district has been created by the local council.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 9:00 am


Teacup rides and owl displays as 'Love Your Market' events come to Wakefield district - Wakefield Express

Teacup rides and owl displays as 'Love Your Market' events come to Wakefield district  Wakefield Express

Circus acts, singing and teacup rides are among the activities taking place at markets across the Wakefield district over the next fortnight.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 8:39 am


Wakefield Trinity: Recalled Ben Reynolds giving Chris Chester food for thought - Yorkshire Evening Post

Wakefield Trinity: Recalled Ben Reynolds giving Chris Chester food for thought  Yorkshire Evening Post

AFTER FIVE successive appearances, stand-off Ben Reynolds hopes he has done enough to stay in and around the team when Wakefield Trinity's injury crisis ...

Published on 13 May 2019 | 5:02 pm


Drugs firm with business in Wakefield referred to anti-fraud unit after 'overcharging' taxpayers - Wakefield Express

Drugs firm with business in Wakefield referred to anti-fraud unit after 'overcharging' taxpayers  Wakefield Express

A drugs company operating in Wakefield has been referred to anti-fraud investigators, after it was found to have overcharged the taxpayer. Activities by the firm, ...

Published on 13 May 2019 | 4:30 pm


Wakefield fundraising group marks Dementia Action Week with memory walk at Pugneys - Wakefield Express

Wakefield fundraising group marks Dementia Action Week with memory walk at Pugneys  Wakefield Express

The West Yorkshire United Against Dementia fundraising group in Wakefield is celebrating Dementia Action Week 2019 by organising a Memory Walk in aid of ...

Published on 13 May 2019 | 3:40 pm


West End hit - Tiger Who Came to Tea on stage at Wakefield Theatre Royal - Wakefield Express

West End hit - Tiger Who Came to Tea on stage at Wakefield Theatre Royal  Wakefield Express

Direct from the West End, the Olivier Award-nominated smash hit show, The Tiger Who Came to Tea comes to Theatre Royal Wakefield next week.

Published on 13 May 2019 | 3:01 pm


LETTER: ‘Mary Creagh knows her stuff’ - Wakefield Express

LETTER: ‘Mary Creagh knows her stuff’  Wakefield Express

In response to Mark Woodhead (letters, April 18), first of all Mr Woodhead, in his opening paragraph, claims most of Wakefield and the UK voted to leave the EU.

Published on 13 May 2019 | 1:44 pm


Wakefield Trinity forward Justin Horo set to retire at the end of the season - Wakefield Express

Wakefield Trinity forward Justin Horo set to retire at the end of the season  Wakefield Express

Justin Horo will not sign a new deal with Wakefield Trinity when his current contract expires at the end of this season.

Published on 13 May 2019 | 12:47 pm


Thanks after nationwide appeal for missing teen - Yorkshire Post

Thanks after nationwide appeal for missing teen  Yorkshire Post

Police have thanked people who came forward with information after a national appeal about a missing girl from Wakefield.

Published on 13 May 2019 | 12:47 pm


Changes to library fees in Wakefield as new charges brought in - Wakefield Express

Changes to library fees in Wakefield as new charges brought in  Wakefield Express

New charges have been introduced for some library services in the Wakefield district.

Published on 13 May 2019 | 11:47 am


Misconduct allegations against two Wakefield councillors to be heard this week - Wakefield Express

Misconduct allegations against two Wakefield councillors to be heard this week  Wakefield Express

Misconduct allegations against two Wakefield councillors will be discussed this week.

Published on 13 May 2019 | 11:09 am


Votes for UKIP 'mixed up' with Yorkshire Party's at local elections in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Votes for UKIP 'mixed up' with Yorkshire Party's at local elections in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Votes for UKIP and the Yorkshire Party were “mixed up” at the count for this month's local elections in Wakefield, it has emerged.

Published on 13 May 2019 | 10:44 am


Police discover cannabis grow in Pontefract - Wakefield Express

Police discover cannabis grow in Pontefract  Wakefield Express

A cannabis grow was discovered in Pontefract this weekend.

Published on 13 May 2019 | 9:23 am


Grieving Wakefield parents set up mental health charity to help young people after loss of beloved daughter - Wakefield Express

Grieving Wakefield parents set up mental health charity to help young people after loss of beloved daughter  Wakefield Express

A few minutes in Emma Kirk's company was always enough to make people realise that here was a special person, both inside and out.

Published on 13 May 2019 | 8:48 am


Wakefield 26 - 6 Widnes - Match Report & Highlights - SkySports

Wakefield 26 - 6 Widnes - Match Report & Highlights  SkySports

The Coral Challenge Cup match Wakefield vs Widnes (10 May 2019). Preview and stats followed by live commentary, video highlights and match report.

Published on 13 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Charity offer £1000 reward for information after vile hedgehog killings in Wakefield - Leeds Live

Charity offer £1000 reward for information after vile hedgehog killings in Wakefield  Leeds Live

The British Hedgehog Preservation Society are offering a reward after the shocking incident near Wakefield.

Published on 11 May 2019 | 6:54 am


Young apprentice author has first book signing - Wakefield Express

Young apprentice author has first book signing  Wakefield Express

A Wakefield-born author launched a book at the weekend which has been co-written with an 11-year-old girl.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 11:21 am


£6m deal for Wakefield warehouse - Insider Media

£6m deal for Wakefield warehouse  Insider Media

A 70000 sq ft distribution warehouse unit in Wakefield has changed hands in a £6m deal brokered by Commercial Property Partners.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 7:07 am


Wakefield signs agreement with Chinese city - Insider Media

Wakefield signs agreement with Chinese city  Insider Media

Wakefield Council has signed an agreement with Nanning City in southern China aimed at boosting economic, educational and cultural ties.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 7:07 am


Village clean-up planned as litter campaigner says “it’s time to act” - Wakefield Express

Village clean-up planned as litter campaigner says “it’s time to act”  Wakefield Express

A clean-up in Kettlethorpe is planned this month by a volunteer who says residents need to start taking more responsibility.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 7:00 am


WATCH: Wakefield Trinity's Tyler Randell relishing comeback and at ease about contract issue - Yorkshire Post

WATCH: Wakefield Trinity's Tyler Randell relishing comeback and at ease about contract issue  Yorkshire Post

WAKEFIELD TRINITY'S Tyler Randell is looking to make up for lost time after his return from injury and maintains he is not worried about his contract situation in ...

Published on 10 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield homes without water due to burst pipe - Wakefield Express

Wakefield homes without water due to burst pipe  Wakefield Express

A number of homes in Wakefield are without water this morning after a water main burst.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield's unsung heroes: Here are your 13 shortlisted nominees - Wakefield Express

Wakefield's unsung heroes: Here are your 13 shortlisted nominees  Wakefield Express

It's time to cast your vote for the Community Foundation Wakefield District's Unsung Heroes People's Choice Award.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Partnership between Wakefield and Nanning will 'open doors for business' - Wakefield Express

Partnership between Wakefield and Nanning will 'open doors for business'  Wakefield Express

A "friendship agreement" linking Wakefield with a city in southern China will open up new opportunities for businesses in the West Yorkshire district, the leader of ...

Published on 9 May 2019 | 3:09 pm


Wakefield mum who donated a kidney to her son will celebrate 70th with a skydive - Wakefield Express

Wakefield mum who donated a kidney to her son will celebrate 70th with a skydive  Wakefield Express

A mum who donated a kidney to her son will celebrate her 70th birthday with a skydive and a 10k run for charity. Christine Renshaw, originally from Wakefield, ...

Published on 9 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Britain's Got Talent's Siobhan Phillips records video in Trinity Walk, Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Britain's Got Talent's Siobhan Phillips records video in Trinity Walk, Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Britain's Got Talent contestant Siobhan Phillips entertained crowds as she recorded a video in Wakefield city centre this afternoon.

Published on 9 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield prison's 'Mulberry Bush' tree cut down - BBC News

Wakefield prison's 'Mulberry Bush' tree cut down  BBC News

HMP Wakefield's famous mulberry bush dies - but a cutting from the original is set to replace it.

Published on 9 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Police 'dismissed' key tip-off about main suspect in Wakefield schoolgirl's murder, report suggests - Wakefield Express

Police 'dismissed' key tip-off about main suspect in Wakefield schoolgirl's murder, report suggests  Wakefield Express

The brother of a murdered Wakefield schoolgirl has said he was left 'angry ' after learning that police turned down a key tip-off about the man who became the ...

Published on 8 May 2019 | 7:00 am


'He believes he will die in custody': Wakefield paedophile given 19-year sentence for filming rape and sexual abuse of girl - Yorkshire Evening Post

'He believes he will die in custody': Wakefield paedophile given 19-year sentence for filming rape and sexual abuse of girl  Yorkshire Evening Post

A paedophile who carried out a "campaign" of rape and sexual offences against a young girl over a period of three years has been locked up for 19 years.

Published on 8 May 2019 | 7:00 am


'Trojan' Bus Patrols Catch Out Wakefield Criminals - West Yorkshire Police

'Trojan' Bus Patrols Catch Out Wakefield Criminals  West Yorkshire Police

Tuesday 7 May, 2019 Special 'Trojan Horse' bus patrols carrying police officers have hit the roads in Wakefield to ensure those seeking to cause anti-social ...

Published on 7 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield to twin with Chinese city Nanning in bid to boost cultural ties - Wakefield Express

Wakefield to twin with Chinese city Nanning in bid to boost cultural ties  Wakefield Express

A "friendship agreement" between Wakefield and a city in southern China will boost the West Yorkshire district's economy and help local businesses, the council ...

Published on 7 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Hugh Jackman stops for Sunday dinner at Wakefield pub - Wakefield Express

Hugh Jackman stops for Sunday dinner at Wakefield pub  Wakefield Express

Hollywood star Hugh Jackman made an appearance in Wakefield last week when he took a break from tour rehearsals to enjoy a Sunday dinner.

Published on 7 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Electric car charging stations in Wakefield to be run by ENGIE - Wakefield Express

Electric car charging stations in Wakefield to be run by ENGIE  Wakefield Express

Charging points for electric cars in the Wakefield district will be run by the maintenance firm ENGIE, it's been revealed. A total of 13 stations will be created ...

Published on 7 May 2019 | 7:00 am


The 11 never seen before photos of Wakefield through the ages - Yorkshire Evening Post

The 11 never seen before photos of Wakefield through the ages  Yorkshire Evening Post

Today we turn back the clock to showcase how Wakefield has changed down the years.

Published on 4 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Police in Wakefield will provide extra patrols near mosques during Ramadhan to reassure community - Yorkshire Evening Post

Police in Wakefield will provide extra patrols near mosques during Ramadhan to reassure community  Yorkshire Evening Post

West Yorkshire Police will be providing extra patrols in Wakefield this weekend to reassure communities observing Ramadhan. The Islamic festival begins this ...

Published on 3 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Labour councillor launches attack on Yvette Cooper over Brexit at Wakefield declaration - ITV News

Labour councillor launches attack on Yvette Cooper over Brexit at Wakefield declaration  ITV News

A Labour councillor has launched an explosive attack on the party's MP for Pontefract, Normanton and Castleford, Yvette Cooper. Steve Tulley said Ms Cooper ...

Published on 3 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Full list of Wakefield election results: Here's who has been elected to represent your ward - Wakefield Express

Full list of Wakefield election results: Here's who has been elected to represent your ward  Wakefield Express

This year's turnout was only marginally higher than last year's local elections in Wakefield.

Published on 3 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield Police Offer Ramadhan Reassurance To Residents - West Yorkshire Police

Wakefield Police Offer Ramadhan Reassurance To Residents  West Yorkshire Police

Friday 3 May, 2019 Police are to provide extra patrols in Wakefield from this weekend to reassure communities observing Ramadhan. Neighbourhood Policing ...

Published on 3 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield shop to have licence reviewed after continuing to sell cheap, high-strength booze - Wakefield Express

Wakefield shop to have licence reviewed after continuing to sell cheap, high-strength booze  Wakefield Express

A shop that is continuing to sell cheap, high-strength alcohol is to have its licence reviewed after police said the owner continues to ignore advice.

Published on 3 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Super League: Huddersfield Giants 25-26 Wakefield Trinity - BBC Sport

Super League: Huddersfield Giants 25-26 Wakefield Trinity  BBC Sport

Ryan Hampshire slotted a late penalty as Wakefield earned a dramatic win over Huddersfield to move up to third. Giants trailed 18-6 at the break with Mason ...

Published on 3 May 2019 | 7:00 am


'Disappointing' night for Labour in Wakefield at local elections - Wakefield Express

'Disappointing' night for Labour in Wakefield at local elections  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Council leader Peter Box declared a "disappointing" night for Labour after the party lost three seats at the local elections. The party was in no danger ...

Published on 3 May 2019 | 7:00 am


These are the NINE Wakefield Trinity players out of contract at the end of 2019 - Wakefield Express

These are the NINE Wakefield Trinity players out of contract at the end of 2019  Wakefield Express

A total of nine Wakefield Trinity players will be out of contract come the end of the season.

Published on 2 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Street drinker banned from Wakefield centre for good - Wakefield Express

Street drinker banned from Wakefield centre for good  Wakefield Express

A street drinker has been told he must stay out of Wakefield city centre indefinitely, or face jail.

Published on 2 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Homes approved on former factory site in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Homes approved on former factory site in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

Homes are to be built on the site of a former clothing factory in Wakefield.

Published on 2 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Warning to parents after children found playing on Wakefield train tracks - Wakefield Express

Warning to parents after children found playing on Wakefield train tracks  Wakefield Express

Network Rail is urging parents to speak to their children about the dangers of playing on the railway after 39 reported incidents across the Wakefield district over ...

Published on 2 May 2019 | 7:00 am


High tech solution to hit the streets of Wakefield to 'tag' burglars and bar brawlers - Wakefield Express

High tech solution to hit the streets of Wakefield to 'tag' burglars and bar brawlers  Wakefield Express

A high-tech traceable liquid is to be used to provide crime protection for shops, pubs and revellers in Wakefield city centre.

Published on 1 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield local elections 2019: which seats are most under threat? - Wakefield Express

Wakefield local elections 2019: which seats are most under threat?  Wakefield Express

With the local elections taking place this Thursday, candidates across the Wakefield district are vying for every last vote for a seat in the council chamber. Most of ...

Published on 1 May 2019 | 7:00 am


CCTV image of man wanted by police after woman robbed in Wakefield Westgate toilets - Wakefield Express

CCTV image of man wanted by police after woman robbed in Wakefield Westgate toilets  Wakefield Express

Officers would like to identify him following a robbery at Wakefield Westgate station. The incident happened on April 28 at around 3.15pm, a woman in her 20s ...

Published on 1 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Yorkshire Party sets its stall out in Wakefield ahead of local elections - Wakefield Express

Yorkshire Party sets its stall out in Wakefield ahead of local elections  Wakefield Express

The Yorkshire Party is ramping up its calls for a regional assembly ahead of the local elections on Thursday.

Published on 30 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Artists and events line-up for Wakefield's Long Division Festival - Wakefield Express

Artists and events line-up for Wakefield's Long Division Festival  Wakefield Express

Wakefield's Long Division Festival have announced more than 60 artists as well as more events, stage partners and commissions for this year's five days of ...

Published on 30 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Appeal: Missing Person, Frances Patnaik, Wakefield - West Yorkshire Police

Appeal: Missing Person, Frances Patnaik, Wakefield  West Yorkshire Police

Monday 29 April, 2019 Police searching for a missing Wakefield woman are becoming increasingly concerned for her welfare. Frances Patnaik, 55, was last ...

Published on 29 April 2019 | 4:13 pm


Greens hope for electoral breakthrough in Wakefield after climate change protests - Wakefield Express

Greens hope for electoral breakthrough in Wakefield after climate change protests  Wakefield Express

The Green Party is hoping recent climate change protests will translate into more votes for them at the local elections. The party is fielding six candidates in ...

Published on 29 April 2019 | 7:00 am


‘Our Wakefield restaurant is a thanks for warm welcome we received after fleeing Eritrea’ - Yorkshire Post

‘Our Wakefield restaurant is a thanks for warm welcome we received after fleeing Eritrea’  Yorkshire Post

Asamnew Asres and his family sought asylum in the UK over fear of persecution in Eritrea. Now they are bringing a flavour of their birth country to Yorkshire.

Published on 29 April 2019 | 7:00 am


High Tech Solution To 'Tag' Wakefield Burglars And Bar Brawlers Rolls Out - West Yorkshire Police

High Tech Solution To 'Tag' Wakefield Burglars And Bar Brawlers Rolls Out  West Yorkshire Police

Friday 26 April 2019 A high-tech traceable liquid is to be used to provide full spectrum crime protection for shops, pubs and revellers in Wakefield city centre.

Published on 26 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield barber shop, bars and Theatre Royal named as best regeneration projects in the city - Wakefield Express

Wakefield barber shop, bars and Theatre Royal named as best regeneration projects in the city  Wakefield Express

Wakefield Civic Society has named bars, a barber shop and the Theatre Royal as being among the best regeneration projects in the city centre this year.

Published on 26 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Residents treated 'disgustingly' in row over complaints about Arnold Clark motorstore - Wakefield Express

Residents treated 'disgustingly' in row over complaints about Arnold Clark motorstore  Wakefield Express

Residents living in a Wakefield village are being treated in a "disgusting" way in a row over the conduct of a nearby business, it's been claimed.

Published on 25 April 2019 | 7:00 am


86 year-old former mayor Norman Hazell plots return to Wakefield Council chamber - Wakefield Express

86 year-old former mayor Norman Hazell plots return to Wakefield Council chamber  Wakefield Express

An 86 year-old former mayor of Wakefield is plotting a sensational return to the council chamber as an independent candidate. Norman Hazell is bidding to ...

Published on 25 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield wasteland transformed into £1.8m sculpture garden - The Guardian

Wakefield wasteland transformed into £1.8m sculpture garden  The Guardian

A patch of wasteland in a “not exactly salubrious” bit of Yorkshire is to be transformed into a sculpture garden that will be one of the few public horticultural ...

Published on 25 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Labour fighting 'positive' election campaign over 'good' track record running Wakefield Council - Wakefield Express

Labour fighting 'positive' election campaign over 'good' track record running Wakefield Council  Wakefield Express

Wakefield's ruling Labour group has insisted the district's residents will "continue to be better off" under its leadership.

Published on 25 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Families queue for opening of The Range in Wakefield - Wakefield Express

Families queue for opening of The Range in Wakefield  Wakefield Express

The home, leisure and garden retailer was officially opened by the Mayor of Wakefield, Stuart Heptinstall on Friday, April 19.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Wakefield delight coach Chris Chester with narrow win over Leeds - The Guardian

Wakefield delight coach Chris Chester with narrow win over Leeds  The Guardian

Wakefield reinforced their spot inside the Super League play-off places with a 26-24 home win over Leeds.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Super League: Wakefield Trinity 26-24 Leeds Rhinos - BBC Sport

Super League: Wakefield Trinity 26-24 Leeds Rhinos  BBC Sport

Wakefield Trinity claimed a narrow Super League win over Leeds Rhinos. The teams went in level at the break, with debutant Lee Kershaw and Reece Lyne ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:00 am








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