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Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

Motorists will continue to face disruption on a major commuter route near Leeds as the next phase of upgrades to the M621 begins.

Business
Updated: Delays clearing on M62 in West Yorkshire after multi-car crash

Updated: Delays clearing on M62 in West Yorkshire after multi-car crash

Motorists suffered rush hours delays after a multi-car crash on the M62 motorway in West Yorkshire.
Transport
West Yorkshire Combined Authority has called for a change to the way rail improvements are planned.

West Yorkshire transport bosses call for ‘urgent overhaul’ of rail infrastructure planning system

The way much-needed improvements to the rail network are planned and delivered needs an urgent overhaul, according to Yorkshire transport bosses.

Politics
Updated: Traffic cleras on M62 motorway in West Yorkshire after vehicle breaks down

Updated: Traffic cleras on M62 motorway in West Yorkshire after vehicle breaks down

Motorists faced delays on the M62 in West Yorkshire after a vehicle broke down.
Business
Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

THIS week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.
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Dominating winter skies over Mirfield, where the St Paul's Lock residential development  is being built, has been the company's 85 tonne crane

Towering over Mirfield’s winter skyline

Braving the weather...

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M62.

'Severe delays' after M62 collision near Lofthouse

Emergency services rushed to the M62 after a collision.
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IPPR North have published analysis showing the continuing disparity between spending on transport infrastructure in the English regions.

‘Stop arguing over the figures and give the North a fair deal on transport’

Ministers must finally commit to “big, transformative” transport projects in the North instead of disputing claims about the decades of under-funding for infrastructure in the region, a leading think-tank said today.

Politics
Batley warehouse space for rent or sale on Bradford Road

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.
Transport
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.
Transport
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.
Politics
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.

Politics
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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