Pontefract


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Pontefract

(ˈpɒntɪˌfrækt)
n
(Placename) an industrial town in N England, in Wakefield unitary authority, West Yorkshire: castle (1069), in which Richard II was imprisoned and murdered (1400). Pop: 28 250 (2001)
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Does Pontefract still flourish, sir, upon the soil of England?
Emley got back to winning ways with a 3-1 home success over Pontefract Collieries and manager Darren Hepworth was pleased with not only the result but also the manner of the victory.
They have earned one win this season, against Yorkshire's Pontefract, and have three matches left.
PLAYER-COACH Chris Hyndman feels that Billingham can play a lot better than in Saturday's 29-17 win over Pontefract.
Meanwhile, chop the Pontefract cakes into small pieces (scissors make the job easy).
FOCUS Group is an interesting runner at Pontefract tomorrow where he is set to have his first run for Malton trainer Jimmy Quinn.
Liquorice lovers everywhere will be flocking to Pontefract next week for the forthcoming Pontefract Liquorice Festival.
Races for stayers are a popular spectacle at Pontefract, befitting a racecourse which has possibly the longest continuous track in the world on the Flat.
She ate up to two 200 gramme bags of traditional liquorice pastilles, known as Pontefract Cakes, every day before she was rushed into hospital.
The Minister responsible for maternity services, gave birth on Friday after a nine-hour labour at Pontefract General Infirmary.
Crystal is a PET filling operation based in Featherstone, Yorkshire, approximately three miles from Cott's existing Pontefract facility.