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Your guide to the BBC Question Time special debate with a young audience.

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Coercive control is a type of domestic abuse that doesn't necessarily result in physical violence.

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Georgina Addison's father says "it's like the lights have been switched on" when his daughter uses her hearing aids

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The driver of the car has been arrested and is currently in custody, police say.

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Northern Ireland's Mark Allen hits out at the 'terrible' playing conditions after reaching the semi-finals of the UK Championships in York.

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The Yorkshire Party claims a regional assembly is needed to ensure the county is "treated fairly".

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The deaths of the men, thought to be in their 60s, are being treated as "unexplained" by police.

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A 25-year-old is arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty offences and accused of damaging 12 cars.

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From a "doughnut" to small and large sizes, constituency design is based on a number of factors.

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What do voters in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire want to know ahead of the 2019 general election?

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About 13,000 pictures of lifeboats and crew, the oldest from the 1920s, were found in a dusty pile.

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Images of life behind the scenes at the listening post are published on its 100th anniversary.

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Community News

Potholes Giving Local Drivers a Problem

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 13th March 2013

LEAVING US IN A DITCH? Potholes are becoming more and more of a problem in Pontefract due to a lack of local maintenance funding and the changes in the UK weather. Potholes despite being seen as a miner problem they can affect so many drivers on a daily basis.

Getting On The Property Market

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

EASIER SAID THAN DONE! The mortgage and property market looks to be improving slightly through better mortgage deals. However the market still lacks direction and combined with lack of incentives for new buyers and government cuts it looks like it could be a while before it rises.

Getting Involved In The Community

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 10th March 2013

ARE YOU INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY? Despite the economic downturn in recent years we have seen it has really raised the local people of the communities’ spirits and brought a feeling of togetherness.

Will Online Shopping Be The Death Of Our High Streets

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

ARE YOU AN ONLINE SHOPPER AND A BARGAIN SURFER? We do not know to what extent the increasing activity of online shopping will eventually have on our Pontefract based high street retailers but some predict it may end the high street shopping as a whole in the future.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Pontefract community.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

Local Weather

Minimum Temperature: 1C (34F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1020mb, Humidity: 88%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 11C (52F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 19mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1002mb, Humidity: 89%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:13 GMT, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 6C (43F), Minimum Temperature: 3C (37F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 999mb, Humidity: 86%, UV Risk: 0, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:14 GMT, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

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