Pontefract, England Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Mixed reactions over A 15m leisure centre plansRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2016 | Wakefield Express

    Wakefield Council unveiled proposals for the facility, which would include a 10 lane swimming pool, gym and exercise suites, a sports hall, tennis courts and a climbing zone, last week. The centre would replace Castleford Pool and Knottingley Sports Centre, which would both close in January, and Pontefract Pool, which would shut close to the opening of the new centre.

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  2. Motorcyclist seriously injured after crashing into lamppostRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today

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  3. Establishment out to destabilise Corbyn and his bid to retain Labour crown, claims ally McDonnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    JEREMY Corbyn is facing an Establishment plot to destabilise him, his close ally John McDonnell has claimed, as the party leader's rival branded the Islington MP "delusional". Speaking at a TUC fringe event, the shadow chancellor told delegates: "To be clear, this is nothing to do with Jeremy Corbyn as an individual, this is about you.

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  4. MP urges Prime Minister to meet refugee pledgeRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2016 | Wakefield Express

    Pontefract, Castleford and Normanton MP Yvette Cooper has urged Theresa May to meet the Government's pledge to resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees two years early in 2018 and then offer more help to those fleeing the war. Ms Cooper, Labour's refugee taskforce chair, said the Prime Minister should use next week's United Nations General Assembly summit to demonstrate British leadership on tackling the refugee crisis.

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  5. Ranger takes on the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Sky Sports

    Trainer Eric Alston feels Ridge Ranger has plenty on her plate as she bids to go one better than 12 months ago in the Dubai International Airport World Trophy at Newbury on Saturday. The daughter of Bushranger was beaten just a nose in last year's renewal of the five-furlong Group Three and returns to Berkshire almost a stone higher in the ratings following a productive campaign.

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  6. West Yorkshire hospital trust receives formal complaints from more than 1,500 patients in a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Dewsbury Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. New figures released by NHS Digital show that Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust received around 1,500 written complaints in 2015/16, of which around two-thirds were upheld or partially upheld.

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  7. Queues 'halved' at Town End junctionRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | Wakefield Express

    And Wakefield Council said the removal of the traffic light signals and creation of a new double roundabout had succeeded in reducing queues and delays. The council carried out traffic surveys in November 2014, before the work was carried out, and in February 2016, when it was finished.

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  8. Welcome to Barnsley: Bid to merge Hemsworth MP's seat with nearby South YorkshireRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | Wakefield Express

    The town, which is represented by Labour's Jon Trickett, would become part of a new Barnsley East and Hemsworth seat which would span parts of West and South Yorkshire. Under proposals by the Boundary Commission, - Pontefract and Castleford, which are in the constituency of Labour MP Yvette Cooper, would also be split into separate seats.

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  9. Boundary Commission plan will rip up political mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Sweeping changes to the district's political map could be made under government plans to cut the number of MPs in parliament.

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  10. A 15m leisure plan unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Plans for the complex, unveiled this week, include a 10 lane swimming pool, studio pool, gym and exercise suites, a sports hall and a climbing zone.

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  11. See how the Parliamentary boundary changes will affect you...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | York Press

    The Boundary Commission yesterday released its proposals to redraw constituency boundaries in 2018, and cut the number of MPs in the UK from 650 to 600. MPs had been briefed on the plans a day earlier, and the drafts were leaked ahead of yesterday's formal announcement.

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  12. New leisure centre plans for Pontefract ParkRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    Plans for the complex, unveiled this week, include a 10 lane swimming pool, studio pool, gym and exercise suites, a sports hall and a climbing zone. Coun Les Shaw, Wakefield Council's cabinet member of culture, leisure and sport said: "It is unprecedented in the Five Towns area to have a facility like this, so I believe we must seize this unique and exciting opportunity to create a new future for the health and wellbeing of the Five Towns.

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  13. Motorist's terror after highway robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | Pontefract and Castleford Express

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The robbery took place yesterday near to the Carlton Pub and the junction of Lyon Road, at about 10.40am.

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  14. 'Disloyal' Labour MPs 'could be forced out in boundary shake-up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    A member of Labour's ruling National Executive Committee has suggested the party may use a massive shake-up of constituency boundaries to force out MPs who have been disloyal to leader Jeremy Corbyn. New proposals designed to slash the number of MPs from 650 to 600 will abolish a number of Labour-held seats, including the constituencies of Mr Corbyn and his leadership rival Owen Smith.

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  15. Hampshire seat in Parliament to disappearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Daily Echo

    Mr Hollingbery said: "These changes to constituency boundaries mean everyone's vote should carry the same weight in future parliamentary elections. "Of course, I'm deeply disappointed my constituency will cease to exist because I very much love representing Meon Valley: a place full of great people, places, businesses and natural beauty tucked into the heart of Hampshire.

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  16. Establishment out to destabilise Corbyn and his bid to retain Labour crown, claims ally McDonnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    JEREMY Corbyn is facing an Establishment plot to destabilise him, his close ally John McDonnell has claimed, as the party leader's rival branded the Islington MP "delusional". Speaking at a TUC fringe event, the shadow chancellor told delegates: "To be clear, this is nothing to do with Jeremy Corbyn as an individual, this is about you.

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  17. Hampshire seat in Parliament to disappearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Daily Echo

    Mr Hollingbery said: "These changes to constituency boundaries mean everyone's vote should carry the same weight in future parliamentary elections. "Of course, I'm deeply disappointed my constituency will cease to exist because I very much love representing Meon Valley: a place full of great people, places, businesses and natural beauty tucked into the heart of Hampshire.

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  18. 'Disloyal' Labour MPs 'could be forced out in boundary shake-up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    A member of Labour's ruling National Executive Committee has suggested the party may use a massive shake-up of constituency boundaries to force out MPs who have been disloyal to leader Jeremy Corbyn. New proposals designed to slash the number of MPs from 650 to 600 will abolish a number of Labour-held seats, including the constituencies of Mr Corbyn and his leadership rival Owen Smith.

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  19. Can you help Wakefield police identify these people caught on camera?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Pontefract and Castleford Express

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Sorry, we're having problems with our video player at the moment, but are working to fix it as soon as we can Police in Wakefield want to identify them in connection with enquiries into unsolved crimes in the city, including assault, theft and deception.

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  20. Jeremy Corbyn's seat 'to be abolished' under shakeup of electoral mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | ITV

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's Islington North constituency is one of 50 to be abolished at the next general election, under proposals published by the Boundary Commission for England. A shake-up of seats in north London would see the constituency Corbyn has represented since 1983 split into two.

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