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The A656 Lock Lane in Castleford is closed in both directions due to a collision.
It happened between William Street and A6031 Aire Street/Wheldon Road.
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A 47-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following the death of a man in Castleford.
The body of 39-year old Jeffrey Howarth was found on Thursday at a property on Gannet Close.
Ian Robinson, from Castleford, was charged last night with manslaughter and will appear before Wakefield Magistrates tomorrow. He remains in police custody.
A 25-year-old man who was also arrested on suspicion of murder on Saturday in relation to this case, has now been released on bail.
Police investigating the death of a 39-year-old man in Castleford are conducting house-to-house enquiries in the area.
Forensic examinations are being carried out at the property in Gannet Close, where the deceased was found.
A post mortem is being conducted today, formal identification has not been carried out but next of kin have been informed.
The victim suffered significant facial and head injuries and we are continuing our enquiries today to establish the circumstances around his death.
A 47-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murder remains in police custody.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a body was found at a house in Castleford.
Emergency services were called to Gannet Close at around 8.25am today and found the body of a 39-year-old man. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Test are due to take place to find out how he died.
A 47-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Emergency services remain at a primary school in Castleford that was hit by a fire last night.
At its height around 40 firefighters tackled the blaze at Airedale Junior School on Fryston Road.
Castleford-born Greg Eden will be returning home to play for the Tigers after completing his contract at an Australian club.
He played only four games with the Castleford Tigers in 2011 before moving to Huddersfield Giants.
Greg made his debut for the NRL side Brisbane Broncos in 2015 where he burst onto the scene and scored a length of the field try against the Wigan Warriors in the World Club Challenge.
The new two-year signing sees Greg's return to his hometown after 5 years and back into the English rugby league.
Coming back to the UK was a massive decision for me to make but there’s no better team for me to return home to than Castleford, my hometown club and the team I grew up supporting. I’m really looking forward to the new challenge head.
David Cameron spoke to school students during a visit to Yorkshire as part of the EU Referendum campaign.
He held a round-table discussion with pupils at Brigshaw High School in Kippax near Castleford and told them he hopes Britain will vote to remain in the EU.
Police are appealing for help to trace a wanted man from Goole.
Paul Eldin has failed to answer bail and attend court in relation to an assault.
Police say he has connections in the Snaith and Selby area and Castleford, West Yorkshire.
Officers are urging anyone with any information about Eldin's whereabouts to get in touch.