Wakefield Cathedral will be serving pancakes for charity today in a bid to help those in need.
The Cathedral has launched a charity campaign for Pancake Day in a bid to alleviate food poverty across the Wakefield district.
Church officials will be collecting donations on the Cathedral's steps from 10-2pm.
After years of campaigning the teenager, who has a rare kidney disease, has had the drug eculizumab approved for her to use by NHS England.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people are expected to attend the Wakefield Rhubarb festival this weekend.
The event, now in its eleventh year, celebrates forced rhubarb which has been grown for hundreds of years.
The festival promises to have something for everyone with fun-filled family activities, food and drink stalls and live cookery demonstrations from some of the country's top chefs including Jean Christoff Novelli and Rachel Green.
Wakefield band The Cribs are to play at the Leeds First Direct Arena as part of their 10 year anniversary tour.
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A 78-year-old has been jailed for multiple historic serious sexual offences against young victims in the Wakefield DistrictRead the full story ›
Melvyn Wall, 66, has been convicted of 13 offences against three juvenile victims committed between 1993 and 2014.Read the full story ›
A toddler has died after being hit by a car in a driveway in Wakefield.
Emergency services, including an air ambulance, were called to a home in the Lofthouse area shortly before 2.15pm yesterday (January 4th).
A police spokesman said: "A young boy sustained serious injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Enquiries are continuing to establish the circumstances around this tragic incident."
- Ben Taylor met us at the Hare and Hounds pub in Mirfield to give us a rendition of his poem.
A serviceman from Wakefield who became an internet sensation after writing a poem for Armistice Day has penned some new verses for Christmas.
Ben Taylor's festive offering, which is a reworking of an old classic, has been viewed online thousands of times.
He has now done a version for Calendar which was filmed at the Hare and Hounds pub in Mirfield.
Missing Charlotte Beasley, 15, from Outwood has been found safe and well this afternoon in Wakefield.
Police have thanked the media and public for their assistance.
A teenager has been reported missing from Outwood, Wakefield.
Charlotte Beasley, 15, is described as 5ft 4 with shoulder length brown hair.
Police say she is wearing a black Barbour jacket, black leggings, black and white trainers and silver hoop earrings.