Category: East Riding of Yorkshire

MP's fury over description of Huddersfield as Grooming Gang Central

Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman has responded furiously to a twitter poll which describes the town as Grooming Gang Central.
The poll which claims to have more than 7,500 voters was published by far-right media personality Katie Hopkins.
19% described i…

Jury rule death of Swift Caravan worker hit by forklift truck was a tragic accident

An investigation into the death of a caravan worker who was fatally struck by a forklift truck can not explain how the tragedy happened.
Paul Heath, of Sutton Park, was killed after he was hit by a moving forklift truck at the Swift Caravans site in Du…

Swift Caravan death: Expert says reason forklift truck hit Paul Heath is unclear

A forensic collision investigator has admitted he cannot explain how a caravan worker was fatally struck by a forklift truck.
Paul Heath was on a pedestrian crossing at the Swift Caravan site in Dunswell Road, Cottingham, when he was hit. He suffered m…

Swift Caravans driver relives horrific moment forklift killed colleague in unthinkable tragedy

A caravan worker has described the horrific moment his forklift truck struck and killed a colleague.
Paul Heath was on a pedestrian crossing at the Swift Caravans site in Dunswell Road, Cottingham, when he was hit.
He suffered severe head injuries and …

North Yorkshire shows its grit for the World Cycling Championships

An 18-tonne gritter bedecked in rainbow colours and sporting the slogan ‘North Yorkshire Salt of the Earth’ is to feature in the first-ever UCI Road World Championships publicity caravan.
The gritter – which usually carries more traditional highways li…

Bin truck caught on CCTV knocking rubbish all over the street before driving off

A refuse lorry is caught on CCTV as it turns round, knocks over rubbish bins.. and then leaves.
Angry residents had to get the garbage scattered over the road back in the bins as it was due for collection later that day.
It is thought the lorry, which …

Full carriageway of M1 motorway closed during rush hour after truck overturns spilling GLASS onto road

Daniel Sheridan

Published: 06:30 Thursday 12 September 2019

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A full carriageway of the M1 northbound remains closed this morning – after a truck carrying GLASS overturned in the early hours of the morning….

Rubbish driving: Garbage truck driver in northern England goes rogue, knocking over trash and swerving wildly on residential street

A home CCTV camera caught a truly awful attempt at trash collection in West Yorkshire, England, today (September 11), as the truck knocked over bins and swerved around a small residential street.According to the resident, who owns the CCTV, this type o…