Wakefield Council takes part in VE Day beacon lighting on May 8
Wakefield is marking the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE) on May 8, by taking part in a national beacon lighting ceremony.
Thornes Park Stadium closed for elections
Thornes Park Athletics Stadium in Wakefield will be temporarily closed over three days – to host the counting of votes for the Parliamentary, district council and town and parish council elections, which take place on May 7 and May 8.
Spectator hubs ready for Tour de Yorkshire
Details have been unveiled of a range of family fun and sports activities taking place in Wakefield – when the city hosts the start of the final day of the Tour de Yorkshire on Sunday May 3.