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Major Batley industrial warehousing site on the market for rent or sale

A major 4.58 acre (1.86 hectares) warehousing and factory site has gone on the market to rent or buy in Batley.

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Traffic building up on the M62 westbound carriageway. Picture: Crown 2018

M62 traffic: Lane of motorway closed after crash near Ripponden

A lane was closed on the M62 in West Yorkshire after a crash near Ripponden.
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Traffic builds up on the M62 Eastbound following the crash. Picture: Crown 2017

M62 crash: Drivers warned of major delays after pile-up near Brighouse

Major delays are being reported on the M62 in West Yorkshire this morning after a pile-up on the motorway near Brighouse.
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Revealed: The number of complaints received by each Yorkshire train company in 2017

Revealed: The number of complaints received by each Yorkshire train company in 2017

The Office for Road and Rail has revealed how many complaints passengers made against rail firms in 2017 - and what their biggest gripes were.
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Disruption: Snow has caused chaos on motorways and roads in Yorkshire tonight. Picture: Highways England.

Delays, crashes and vehicles stranded as snowy weather causes disruption across West Yorkshire

Treacherous conditions on roads across West Yorkshire have caused traffic chaos tonight.

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Motorists warned of TWO HOUR delays on M62 motorway as snow chaos leaves cars stranded

Motorists are being warned to expect delays up to two hours on motorways in West Yorkshire, as wintry weather sweeps across the region.
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Yorkshire transport is to undergo a major overhaul.

The North is watching: Ex-Chancellor's warning to Government as 'revolutionary' 30-year Yorkshire transport vision is unveiled

A radical overhaul of ticketing and high speed rail travel between Leeds and Manchester in half an hour are at the centrepiece of a 30 year vision for transport in the North laid out today.
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Going: Demolition work is now under way at the old Whitcliffe Mount site

Campaigners consider next step as demolition of Whitcliffe Mount buildings gets under way

Controversial demolition of the former Whitcliffe Mount School site began last Friday, and campaigners who have tried to prevent an Edwardian building being destroyed as part of the process are considering their options as to how to react.

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Screwfix Direct have applied to make the change

Change of use could bring 12 jobs, four full-time, with Screwfix plan

Twelve jobs, four of them full-time, could be created if Kirklees Council allows a change of use at a commercial unit.

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Could there finally be an end in sight to the great Yorkshire devolution debate?

Yorkshire devolution: Appointed mayor could end deadlock and save £2m on election

An unelected mayor for South Yorkshire could be appointed for two years in a bid to end the long-running devolution stalemate in the county, it was claimed last night.

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A BA flight lands at Leeds Bradford Airport.

Leeds Bradford Airport dismay as BA reduces Heathrow flights

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has criticised British Airways (BA) after the airline has decided to reduce the number of weekly flights to Heathrow from 20 to 10 in each direction.

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Dewsbury Market which has had a �1.5 million refurbishment. (211119)

The right mix to map path for market future

Local know-how mixed with specialist knowledge could unlock a successful future for Dewsbury Market.

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14 December 2017 .......    Political interview with John Cridland, independent chair of TfN, Picture Tony Johnson

John Cridland interview: I refuse to accept that North has to be poor relation

Later this month, the North’s new strategic transport body will unveil its 30-year plan to revitalise the region’s economy. Rob Parsons met the organisation’s independent chairman to find out more about its vision.

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Date: 28th February 2017.
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Paul Matthews, MD of bus company First Leeds.

Radical and unpopular solutions may be needed to end Leeds congestion woes, says bus firm boss

Radical and potentially unpopular solutions to improve bus travel around Leeds are needed because of the “phenomenal” increase in congestion in recent years, according to a boss at the city’s biggest bus company.

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A Northern Rail train.

Could Boxing Day rail services return to Yorkshire in 2018?

It’s a time of year when rail services are traditionally very thin on the ground, with most operators offering no services at all over the Christmas season.

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The van and trailer have been recovered but there are long queues of traffic on the approach to the crash scene. Picture: Crown 2017

Two hours delays on M62 in West Yorkshire after van overturned near Brighouse

Drivers are facing two hours delays on the M62 after a van overturned on the motorway near Brighouse.

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Highways England shared this image of the overturned vehicle. Picture: Crown 2017

M62 lane closure near Brighouse after vehicle overturns

Drivers are being warned to expect delays on the M62 in West Yorkshire this morning after a vehicle overturned.
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Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has written to Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry about Yorkshire devolution.

Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate

A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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Over 70 bus routes set to run in West Yorkshire on Boxing Day

A raft of special Boxing Day bus services will be running throughout Kirklees and wider West Yorkshire again this year.

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Dewsburys former Rag Mills go under the hammer at auction in Leeds today.
The pair of Grade II listed textile mills on Bradford Road in Dewsbury have a guide price of �250,000.

Dewsbury’s Rag Mills go under the hammer amid auction of eclectic Yorkshire properties

Dewsbury’s former Rag Mills go under the hammer at auction in Leeds today.

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