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Heartwarming story for woman who was eventually able to walk down the aisle.

Three months before she was due to tie the knot in February 2016, Ruth Beaman was diagnosed with leukaemia.

Top cop says cuts are leaving her force 'exhausted'.

West Yorkshire’s Chief Constable today warned that cuts to police resources in the county, combined with the demands of a growing population, are putting increasing strain on her “exhausted” officers.
Prince of Wales ending his visit to the Prince of Wales Hospice in Pontefract
Prince Charles at the Prince of Wales Hospice in Pontefract
Battle of the Somme

Train strike to affect commute next month.

Trains are set to grind to a hall during a three-day strike by staff at Arriva Rail North.

Teen from Castleford died after crane collapse.

Two men who died after a crane collapsed were both from West Yorkshire and have been named by police.

Vigilantes snare 50-year-old Castleford pervert trying to meet a 13-year-old boy.

A PERVERT was tricked by online vigilantes into believing he was chatting to 15-year-old boy before making arrangements to meet him.

Mother's campaign for better cancer screening after heartbreaking loss of her daughter.

A PONTEFRACT mother has spoken of her fight to ensure more women use lifesaving tests after her newlywed daughter died from cervical cancer two years ago.

Pontefract pool star elected to America Hall of Fame…/pontefrac…

PONTEFRACT pool star Darren Appleton has been elected to the greatest player section of the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame.

Sharp: We’ll have a good crack at London…/sharp-we-…

FEATHERSTONE ROVERS will be out to right a wrong when they take on London Broncos at Ealing tomorrow (3pm).
VAL BRADSHAW beat David White in the final of Castleford and District Veterans Association’s individual merit tournament at Ferrybridge BC.

First Sunday race meeting of season at Pontefract…/first-sun…

PONTEFRACT’S FIRST family day of the season takes place tomorrow (Sunday) when the track hosts the hugely popular annual totepool Flat Cap and Whippet meeting.

Hyde’s heroics help Castleford CC into semis

Liam Hyde produced a great all-round display as Castleford CC marched into the semi-finals of the York Premier League North Hunters Cup with an 83-run win at Pickering on Sunday.

Castleford bounce back with another Headingley win over Rhinos

Castleford Tigers bounced back from their cup defeat and made it seven successive wins over Leeds Rhinos with a hard fought 23-12 success at Headingley.

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Bus company backs down from route alterations after uproar from passengers.

Pressure from passengers outraged by changes to a regular bus route has forced the operators into reinstating the service.

Former West Yorks chief constable's travel costs reach £19,000 - despite being at home.

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable racked up more than £19,000 in travel costs in the 15 months before he retired from the force, new figures have revealed.

Lockwood recalled to Rovers squad for London clash…/lockwood-…

FORWARD James Lockwood has been recalled to Featherstone’s squad for Sunday’s Kingstone Press Championship game at top-four rivals London Broncos.