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Emergency services respond to pile-up on M62 near Leeds

Emergency services were called to the scene of a crash on the M62 near Leeds this afternoon.
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New agreement could help improve congestion on busy roads in Wakefield district

New agreement could help improve congestion on busy roads in Wakefield district

A new partnership could see congestion cut on seven major roads around the Wakefield district.
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Skinner Lane in Pontefract. Pic: Google.

Woman pulled from car after it flips on to roof in Pontefract

A woman had to be pulled out of a car which had flipped on to its roof in Pontefract.
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VIDEO: Fly DSA Arena takes off as Doncaster Sheffield Airport gets naming rights of Sheffield Arena

UP, up and away...Yorkshire's biggest arena is soaring to new heights today after a six-figure naming rights deal by Doncaster Sheffield Airport to rebrand Sheffield Arena as Fly DSA Arena.
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Traffic backing up to the cross roads at Middlestown.

Roadworks misery: Resident speaks of delays and traffic backlogs as works are carried out

Roadworks in the South West of the district are causing traffic chaos, a disgruntled resident has said.

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More rail strikes to hit Northern services

More rail strikes to hit Northern services

Workers at four rail companies - including Northern - are to stage two 24-hour strikes due to worsening disputes over the role of guards and driver-only trains.

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The Yorkshire Air Ambulance will begin night flights

Yorkshire Air Ambulance to fly at night

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance will begin its first night flights after being given permission from the Civil Aviation Authority.

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UPDATED: Morning of traffic chaos for drivers in Leeds after lorry overturns on M1

Drivers were hit by major delays this morning after a serious road crash forced the closure of a stretch of the M1 near Leeds.

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Temporary traffic lights to be installed on Doncaster Road in Wakefield for eight weeks

Part of the A638 Doncaster Road will be reduced to a single carriageway for eight weeks.

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Drivers have been warned to stay away from a number of dangerous roads when Storm Aileen hits tonight.

Highways Agency reveals list of Yorkshire roads you should avoid during Storm Aileen

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major 'A roads' tonight and tomorrow morning as Storm Aileen strikes Yorkshire.

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Police confirm names of tragic youngsters killed in M62 smash in Yorkshire

Police today released the names of two young children from West Yorkshire killed in a crash on the M62.

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Train services suspended between Leeds and Halifax after fire near Bradford station

Train services suspended between Leeds and Halifax after fire near Bradford station

Train services between Halifax and Leeds have been suspended after a fire broke out close to a station.

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Disruption on M62 motorway after oil spill

Commuters in West Yorkshire face disruption after an oil spill on the M62 motorway.

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M62 lanes shut after serious accident

The M62 was closed both ways this evening after a serious accident.
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UK petrol prices are set to soar.

Motorists warned to expect rise in unleaded petrol prices as US hurricane whips up demand

British drivers are being warned that the price of unleaded petrol could jump in the coming days as demand in the US – as a result of Hurricane Harvey – has seen wholesale prices soar.

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West Yorkshire Police are on the scene.

Long delays after multi-vehicle collision on M62

Drivers can expect long delays on the M62 this afternoon after a multi-vehicle collision.
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Industrial action is set to disrupt Northern services on September 1 and September 4.

Everything you need to know about how strikes will affect Northern services in Yorkshire

Rail passengers in Yorkshire are being warned to prepare for significant disruption to services ahead of two 24-hour walkouts.

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Find out more about plans to upgrade the M621

Find out more about plans to upgrade the M621

A number of open events are being held to provide information about upgrades to a busy Leeds commuter route.

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Do you know the new laws regarding mobile phones and driving?

Why drivers could face a ban and a £200 fine for using their phone as a sat nav

The temptation for some drivers who don’t own a sat nav is to use their mobile phone as a handy way of finding their destination.

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Passengers are being urged to plan ahead before travelling this weekend.

How will bus and train services in Leeds and West Yorkshire be affected on August Bank Holiday weekend?

Rail and bus passengers are being reminded about changes to normal services in Leeds and West Yorkshire this weekend.

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