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‘Lidl is trying to destroy town’ says councillor – Wakefield Express


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‘Lidl is trying to destroy town’ says councillor
Wakefield Express
Lidl has been accused of trying to destroy a town ‘stage by stage’ as it successfully applied to double the size of its Ossett car park. Speaking at Wakefield Council’s planning committee meeting on Wednesday, Coun Nick Farmer launched an attack on the

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Noise concerns raised by trust over flats plan – Wakefield Express


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Noise concerns raised by trust over flats plan
Wakefield Express
Plans to build 21 flats at the site of an old Castleford pub have been given the green light, despite objections from the owners of nearby Queen’s Mill. Castleford Heritage Trust fears the noise created by the mill during event days could lead to

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‘It’s sad’, say Tories after National Coal Mining Museum dinner cancelled – Wakefield Express


‘It’s sad’, say Tories after National Coal Mining Museum dinner cancelled
Wakefield Express
A Tory party branch has expressed its disappointment at having to find a new venue for a party it booked at the National Coal Mining Museum. Dewsbury County Conservative Association had its annual dinner cancelled after complaints and the threat of a

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Free parking in Wakefield city centre – until Tuesday – Wakefield Express


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Free parking in Wakefield city centre – until Tuesday
Wakefield Express
Coun Matthew Morley, Wakefield Council’s cabinet member for transport and highways, said: “I am pleased to be able to open up Rishworth Street Car Park so that people can benefit from the additional parking spaces in time for Christmas – as well as

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Tory dinner at National Coal Mining Museum cancelled over ‘safety’ – Wakefield Express


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Tory dinner at National Coal Mining Museum cancelled over ‘safety’
Wakefield Express
A celebration dinner by a Tory party branch at the National Coal Mining Museum has been cancelled after protests were threatened. The company which provides catering services at the museum has said the March 10 event will not go ahead after a string of

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