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The North West Star
Cloncurry hosts Stingers in C150 footy gameThe footballers got in on the Cloncurry C150 action on Saturday. GAME ON: Acti
The North West Star / Posted 9 hours ago
The footballers got in on the Cloncurry C150 action on Saturday. GAME ON: Action from the Cloncurry (in green) versus Normanton game. Photo: Robbie Katter's office. The footballers in the Curry got in on the Cloncurry C150 action with an exhibition... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Missing dog found a month after owner killed in crashto a great effort by the local community. Therese McCormack, 50, died on Augus
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
to a great effort by the local community. Therese McCormack, 50, died on August 20 when her car rolled about 15km north of Normanton, in north-west Queensland, while on her way to work. The family dachshund, Millie, had been with her at the time... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Short-staffed care home told to improve by watchdogHealth inspectors have ordered improvements at an under-staffed care home in No
Wakefield Today / Posted yesterday
Health inspectors have ordered improvements at an under-staffed care home in Normanton. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated Haven Lodge as “inadequate” overall in a newly-published report. The CQC raised concerns about staffing levels, the... Read more
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chad
Mansfield and district crime reporton Manor Road were broken into and the batteries stolen. Eakring Burglary oth
chad / Posted 5 days ago
on Manor Road were broken into and the batteries stolen. Eakring Burglary other than dwelling: An external garage on Normanton Drive was broken into overnight after the lock was cut off, it is not known if anything was taken. The owner was... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Waste recycling centre to shut on SundayThe Normanton household waste recycling centre will permanently close on Sunday
Wakefield Today / Posted 6 days ago
The Normanton household waste recycling centre will permanently close on Sunday. The planning permission for the site at Welbeck expires in May and the facility needs to shut so it can be restored. ​Coun Maureen Cummings, Wakefield Council’s... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Work on M62 barrier scheme to get underway this weekend - with 50mph limit to be introduced for seven monthsproject comes a month after work got underway on a similar scheme between junct
Wakefield Today / Posted 7 days ago
project comes a month after work got underway on a similar scheme between junction 30 at Rothwell and junction 31 at Normanton last month. Together, they will cost £15m. The junction 30 and 31 stretch is expected to be completed next March,... Read more
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The North West Star
Ernest Henry’s town on the riverhills for copper and found the Crusader and Dobbyn mines on the Leichhardt Rive
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
hills for copper and found the Crusader and Dobbyn mines on the Leichhardt River. He took his copper to the new port of Normanton but it cost three times as much to drag it by bullock from the mine as it did to subsequently ship it to... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Decision close on dam’s futurePalzszczuk last week said renewable energy investment was growing. “From the 5
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 8 days ago
Palzszczuk last week said renewable energy investment was growing. “From the 5 Megawatt Scouller Energy solar farm near Normanton, to the 180 Megawatt Mt Emerald Wind Farm and the 250 Megawatt Genex Kidston Pumped Hydro project, these projects... Read more
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The North West Star
Giving thanks to Queensland’s paramedicswill be speaking at ‘Find Your Future’ careers expo at Mount Isa Buff’s Club, r
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
will be speaking at ‘Find Your Future’ careers expo at Mount Isa Buff’s Club, run by the Department of State Development. Normanton Ambulance Station will hold a station open day on Monday, September 11 from 10am to 2pm at 70 Thompson Street.... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Ministers 'incompetent' over Wakefield academies collapse - MPsout because of "financial mismanagement" and the Department for Education's "in
Wakefield Today / Posted 8 days ago
out because of "financial mismanagement" and the Department for Education's "incompetence". Pontefract, Castleford and Normanton MP Yvette Cooper said there has been "huge problems" with the trust over a long period. She continued: "This is a... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Man cautioned for wearing police uniformA man has been cautioned after being caught wearing a police uniform in Normant
Wakefield Today / Posted 9 days ago
A man has been cautioned after being caught wearing a police uniform in Normanton. The police were contacted on Thursday and Friday by members of the public to report the man walking around Haw Hill Park. They were able to seize a police stab vest,... Read more
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Breitbart
Iraqi on Trial for Child Rape, Assault, ‘Used Shop to Seduce Young Girls’Derby Telegraph. Amin came to the United Kingdom 10 years ago and runs a shop
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
Derby Telegraph. Amin came to the United Kingdom 10 years ago and runs a shop called the Famous Shop in Pear Tree Road in Normanton. Prosecutor Ian West said: “The defendant used this shop to seduce young girls and take advantage of them.” Over... Read more
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chroniclelive
One by one - what sentence each Operation Shelter convict gotdrugs, one count of conspiracy to incite prostitution for gain. Jailed for 12-a
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
drugs, one count of conspiracy to incite prostitution for gain. Jailed for 12-and-a-half years.7. Taherul Alom, 32, of Normanton Terrace, NewcastleTaherul Alom Two counts of supplying drugs, one count of permitting premises to be used for the... Read more
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metro
Teenager who helped groom girls for Asian sex gang is jailedto stop. Mr Elvidge said: ‘He told them if they didn’t stop shouting they woul
metro / Posted 11 days ago
to stop. Mr Elvidge said: ‘He told them if they didn’t stop shouting they wouldn’t get any drugs.’ Taherul Alam, 32, of Normanton Terrace, Newcastle, was to be sentenced for drugs offences, attempted sexual assault and a prostitution... Read more
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chroniclelive
Grooming gang made life 'hell' for mum and son neighbours of 'party' flatsaid there was no evidence he had passed the girls or their contact numbers aro
chroniclelive / Posted 12 days ago
said there was no evidence he had passed the girls or their contact numbers around to others. Taherul Alam, 32, of Normanton Terrace, Newcastle was imprisoned for eight years for conspiracy to incite prostitution, attempted sexual assault,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Man jailed for 20 years for repeatedly raping teenage drug addictHill said other gang members were more sophisticated than Uddin and they used h
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Hill said other gang members were more sophisticated than Uddin and they used his flat for parties. Taherul Alam, 32, of Normanton Terrace, Newcastle, was jailed for eight years for drugs offences, attempted sexual assault and a prostitution... Read more
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The News and Star
Man jailed for 20 years for repeatedly raping teenage drug addictHill said other gang members were more sophisticated than Uddin and they used h
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
Hill said other gang members were more sophisticated than Uddin and they used his flat for parties. Taherul Alam, 32, of Normanton Terrace, Newcastle, was jailed for eight years for drugs offences, attempted sexual assault and a prostitution... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Man jailed for 20 years for repeatedly raping teenage drug addictHill said other gang members were more sophisticated than Uddin and they used h
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
Hill said other gang members were more sophisticated than Uddin and they used his flat for parties. Taherul Alam, 32, of Normanton Terrace, Newcastle, was jailed for eight years for drugs offences, attempted sexual assault and a prostitution... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Man jailed for 20 years for repeatedly raping teenage drug addictHill said other gang members were more sophisticated than Uddin and they used h
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
Hill said other gang members were more sophisticated than Uddin and they used his flat for parties. Taherul Alam, 32, of Normanton Terrace, Newcastle, was jailed for eight years for drugs offences, attempted sexual assault and a prostitution... Read more
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Luton Today
Men get banning orders for behaviour at Luton Town matcheson match disorder and violence. George O’Neill, 19, from Brays Road, Luton and
Luton Today / Posted 12 days ago
on match disorder and violence. George O’Neill, 19, from Brays Road, Luton and Brian Cerasoli, 32, from Willow Crescent, Normanton, West Yorkshire, were made subject of the five-year Football Banning Order on Tuesday (September 5) at Luton... Read more
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chroniclelive
Live updates as Newcastle sexual exploitation gang learn their fateof drugs, permitting premises to be used to supply drugs and three counts of po
chroniclelive / Posted 13 days ago
of drugs, permitting premises to be used to supply drugs and three counts of possession of drugs. Taherul Alam, 32, of Normanton Terrace, Newcastle will be sentenced for conspiracy to incite prostitution, attempted sexual assault, supplying... Read more
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The North West Star
Major fuel bungle caused engine failureA pilot was "very lucky" to avoid disaster after a light plane ran out of fuel
The North West Star / Posted 13 days ago
A pilot was "very lucky" to avoid disaster after a light plane ran out of fuel near Normanton. A pilot at a small air charter company was "very lucky" to avoid disaster after a light plane ran out of fuel in far north Queensland thanks to a major... Read more
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The North West Star
Aiding Gulf drug recoveryDrug and alcohol addiction is a big problem in Lower Gulf communities such as M
The North West Star / Posted 13 days ago
Drug and alcohol addiction is a big problem in Lower Gulf communities such as Mornington Island. Normanton Recovery Service has its sights set on helping the entire region with recovery. Residential rehabilitation facility, Normanton Recovery and... Read more
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The North West Star
Pilot 'very lucky' after emergency landing caused by major fuel bungleboosting fuel to the engines but both eventually failed, and the plane was forc
The North West Star / Posted 14 days ago
boosting fuel to the engines but both eventually failed, and the plane was forced into an emergency landing just north of Normanton, in Queensland's Gulf country. In an incident report published on Wednesday, the Australian Transport Safety... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Pilot 'very lucky' after emergency landing caused by major fuel bungleIsa Airport but was only given half that amount. Damage inflicted on a Beechcr
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Isa Airport but was only given half that amount. Damage inflicted on a Beechcraft Baron when it was forced to land near Normanton, in far north Queensland. Photo: ATSB Thanks to a "Swiss cheese" combination of factors including incorrect... Read more
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The Age
Pilot 'very lucky' after emergency landing caused by major fuel bungleIsa Airport but was only given half that amount. Damage inflicted on a Beechcr
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
Isa Airport but was only given half that amount. Damage inflicted on a Beechcraft Baron when it was forced to land near Normanton, in far north Queensland. Photo: ATSB Thanks to a "Swiss cheese" combination of factors including incorrect... Read more
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The North West Star
Solar sector booming in North QueenslandPremier touts new figures showing the growing impact of the sector. The Norman
The North West Star / Posted 15 days ago
Premier touts new figures showing the growing impact of the sector. The Normanton solar farm is part of North Queensland's booming renewable energy sector, the Premier told parliament on Tuesday. North Queensland's renewable energy sector is... Read more
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chad
Abusive pest gets restraining order after harassing his ex-partnercontacted the complainant by phone, emails, WhatsApp and even went to her home
chad / Posted 15 days ago
contacted the complainant by phone, emails, WhatsApp and even went to her home and drove past her address at South Normanton. Prosecuting solicitor Sarah Haslam said: “They had been in a relationship for a two-year period. There have been... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Abusive pest gets restraining order after harassing his ex-partnercontacted the complainant by phone, emails, WhatsApp and even went to her home
Derbyshire Times / Posted 15 days ago
contacted the complainant by phone, emails, WhatsApp and even went to her home and drove past her address at South Normanton. Prosecuting solicitor Sarah Haslam said: “They had been in a relationship for a two-year period. There have been... Read more
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chroniclelive
Operation Shelter: Sex predators could be jailed for more than 200 yearsof supplying and offering to supply drugs, one count of conspiracy to incite pr
chroniclelive / Posted 19 days ago
of supplying and offering to supply drugs, one count of conspiracy to incite prostitution for gain. Taherul Alom, 32, of Normanton Terrace, Newcastle: Two counts of supplying drugs, one count of permitting premises to be used for the supply of... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Fire at Indian restaurant in Wakefield city centreFire and Rescue Service spokesperson said the first floor of the building was e
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 19 days ago
Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said the first floor of the building was engulfed in flames. Fire engines from Wakefield, Ossett, Normanton and Dewsbury were called to the scene. Firefighters extinguishing the flames in Wakefield city ce... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Fire at Indian restaurant in Wakefield city centreFire and Rescue Service spokesperson said the first floor of the building was e
Wakefield Today / Posted 19 days ago
Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said the first floor of the building was engulfed in flames. Fire engines from Wakefield, Ossett, Normanton and Dewsbury were called to the scene. Firefighters extinguishing the flames in Wakefield city ce... Read more
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chad
Boozer’s racist tirade against female cop who tried to help him in Mansfieldup at her.” When he was being put into the police car, he used another racist
chad / Posted 19 days ago
up at her.” When he was being put into the police car, he used another racist term. Flaherty, 54, of Alfreton Road, South Normanton, admitted using racially aggravated words, when he appeared at Mansfield Magistrates Court, on Thursday. He was... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Rail users face reduced services and delays as strike action begins tomorrowservices or replacement buses will operate at all to and from Featherstone, Gla
Wakefield Today / Posted 19 days ago
services or replacement buses will operate at all to and from Featherstone, Glasshoughton, Knottingley, Moorthorpe, Normanton, Streethouse or any of the three Pontefract stations. Services in and out of Wakefield Kirkgate and Westgate are... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Rail users face cancelled services and delays as strike action begins tomorrowservices or replacement buses will operate at all to and from Featherstone, Gla
Wakefield Today / Posted 19 days ago
services or replacement buses will operate at all to and from Featherstone, Glasshoughton, Knottingley, Moorthorpe, Normanton, Streethouse or any of the three Pontefract stations. Services in and out of Wakefield Kirkgate and Westgate are... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Car thief has been jailedA man has been jailed after stealing from a number of cars in the South Normant
Derbyshire Times / Posted 19 days ago
A man has been jailed after stealing from a number of cars in the South Normanton area during two evenings in August. Christopher Howell, 29, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to stealing from three cars, and attempting to steal from two other... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Former Royal Navy officer died from burns after dropping cigarette at Wakefield home, inquest hearsService’s fire investigation officer, Ian Firth. Mr Firth told the court how t
Wakefield Today / Posted 20 days ago
Service’s fire investigation officer, Ian Firth. Mr Firth told the court how three engines from Wakefield, Ossett and Normanton stations had attended the mid-terrace house after receiving a call to the control room at 10.34pm. The fire... Read more
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chad
Help raise £40,000 for little Elsiehope treatment for the illness will eventually become available. They are hold
chad / Posted 20 days ago
hope treatment for the illness will eventually become available. They are holding a fun day at the Post Mill Centre, South Normanton, on Sunday, September 10, from 2-5pm. Charlotte said: “This will be the third fundraising event we have held and... Read more
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The North West Star
Traditional owners take stake in Century mineand businesses to promote engagement of Traditional Owners and provide financia
The North West Star / Posted 21 days ago
and businesses to promote engagement of Traditional Owners and provide financial support. ADBT businesses include Normanton Traders, the Doomadgee Roadhouse and the Daintree Discovery Centre. At a recent Board Meeting, the ADBT resolved... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Man gets unpaid work after breaching restraining orderescaped custody. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on August 23 how Richar
Derbyshire Times / Posted 21 days ago
escaped custody. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on August 23 how Richard Mays, 37, sent texts to his ex at South Normanton. Emma Price, prosecuting, told a previous hearing there had been harassment that led to a restraining order. But... Read more
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birminghammail
The horrific domestic violence pictures a victim wants you to seethis, you can make it stop by speaking out.” Last week, at Derby Crown Court,
birminghammail / Posted 22 days ago
this, you can make it stop by speaking out.” Last week, at Derby Crown Court, “manipulative” Coulter, of Cambridge Street, Normanton, was jailed for two years after pleading guilty to three common assaults and an assault occasioning actual bodily... Read more
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express
ALIEN UFO SHOCK: Mum and six kids ‘see flying saucer… before 3 beings get out’beside it. A CGI impression of the visitation seen by the family. The bizarre
express / Posted 22 days ago
beside it. A CGI impression of the visitation seen by the family. The bizarre sighting is said to have happened in Normanton, West Yorkshire, when one of the children ran into the kitchen and told the mum a plane had landed in a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Amber Park, Jervois Gardens join fast-growing list of en bloc sale launchescollective sale of Sun Rosier condominium off Bartley Road, former HUDC estate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
collective sale of Sun Rosier condominium off Bartley Road, former HUDC estate Florence Regency along Hougang Avenue 2 and Normanton Park near Science Park and Kent Ridge Park were also launched last week. More are expected to be in the pipeline... Read more
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Derbyshire Times
Derbyshire firm must pay £32k after young worker dies in horrific firewhile cleaning a spray booth at LW Smart Repairs Ltd's base on Lydford Road, Al
Derbyshire Times / Posted 23 days ago
while cleaning a spray booth at LW Smart Repairs Ltd's base on Lydford Road, Alfreton, on May 26, 2012. Mr Brown, of South Normanton, later died in hospital as a result of his horrific injuries. The court heard a pressure washer was taken into the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Managing director found guilty of sexually assaulting nurse of cancer-stricken wifewife at the couple’s rented apartment for a week in December 2016. On Dec 14,
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
wife at the couple’s rented apartment for a week in December 2016. On Dec 14, the nurse arrived at the apartment at 5 Normanton Park to find Pillai’s wife asleep in the bedroom. Pillai invited her to have a seat in the living room, where he... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Vet saves Treacle the puppy after she eats massive morphine overdoseTreacle, a 14-week-old Shih Tzu cross, from Normanton was rushed to Chantry Vet
Wakefield Today / Posted 25 days ago
Treacle, a 14-week-old Shih Tzu cross, from Normanton was rushed to Chantry Vets in Castleford after eating her owner’s mother’s morphine, taken to ease the pain for a serious medical condition Guillain-Barré syndrome. The tiny pup was barely... Read more
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Wakefield Today
LIST: Pharmacies open this bank holiday MondaySainsburys in Trinity Walk Wakefield will open from 9am until 7pm. People can
Wakefield Today / Posted 25 days ago
Sainsburys in Trinity Walk Wakefield will open from 9am until 7pm. People can also go to Boots in Beastfair, Pontefract between 10am and 4pm and Boots in Wakefield from 10am until 5pm. And Exel chemist in Normanton will be open from 9am until... Read more
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The North West Star
North West groups win grants in Gambling Community Benefit Fundwill receive $35,000 to upgrade their facility, Mount Isa School of Dance will
The North West Star / Posted 26 days ago
will receive $35,000 to upgrade their facility, Mount Isa School of Dance will get $35,000 to install air conditioning, and Normanton Queensland Country Women’s Association will get $35,000 to upgrade their facility,” Mrs D’Ath said. “This is very... Read more
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guardian-series
Jumping for joy: Bright sparks celebrate top markssaid: “I didn’t want to cram it so I did lots of little bits when it came to st
guardian-series / Posted 26 days ago
said: “I didn’t want to cram it so I did lots of little bits when it came to studying.” Over at Heathcote School in Normanton Park, Chingford outgoing head teacher Zoe Cozens said she was pleased to be leaving “on a very good note”. This... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Fire breaks out at Castleford caravan companytwo caravans in Castleford. A blaze broke out in the yard of a caravan parts c
Wakefield Today / Posted 27 days ago
two caravans in Castleford. A blaze broke out in the yard of a caravan parts company in Lock Lane last night. Crews from Normanton and Castleford were called to the scene at 10.35pm. They tackled the flames for around an hour. Watch commander... Read more
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