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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.
News
Yorkshire coroner reprimanded over social media post

Yorkshire coroner reprimanded over social media post

A coroner who identified himself as a "judicial office holder" on a social media page has been reprimanded by senior judges.

News
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...

News
A Morrisons store in Yorkshire. Pic: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Morrisons to axe 1,500 roles as it focuses on frontline services

Morrisons is to axe 1,500 roles as it becomes the latest supermarket to announce large-scale job cuts.

News
M62.

'Severe delays' after M62 collision near Lofthouse

Emergency services rushed to the M62 after a collision.
News
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
We have teamed up with Northern to bring our readers this offer.

Reader offer: Unlimited rail travel with Northern for £10

Collect tokens in this week’s newspaper to enjoy unlimited rail travel to Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and more for just £10 per person (kids go half price).

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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.

News
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.
News
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.
News
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
Unions are wanting answers after the collapse of Carillion.

We hadn’t signed ring road deal with Carillion, say Leeds council bosses

A Yorkshire council today insisted it had not signed off a contract for a vital £115m ring road with Carillion after the stricken construction firm went into liquidation.

Politics
A new report lays out the jobs that could be created in the Leeds City Region by HS2.

Fast track to jobs: Strategy to help Yorkshire take full advantage of HS2

An extra 41,000 jobs could be created in West Yorkshire and its surrounding districts in the next three decades if civic and business leaders take full advantage of HS2, according to a new report.

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