Category: East Riding of Yorkshire

This is why police were stopping vans and cars in Waterloo

Seventeen vehicles were banned from the road due to dangerous mechanical defects as police carried out spot-checks on a busy main road in Huddersfield.
The crackdown on Monday on Wakefield Road at Waterloo saw West Yorkshire Police hand out 17 ‘immedia…

Heartbreaking tributes to 'one-in-a-million' driver killed on M62

Touching tributes have been paid to a “one in a million” lorry driver who was described as “the life and soul of the party”.
Steven Warburton, 64, tragically died after the load he was transporting fell on top of him while trying to secure it on the sl…

Two very different plays that put the spotlight on ageing and how it is portrayed

By the end of this article you are going to be offended, or, if you have a sense of humour, you’ll see the funny side of combining the two things about which I am going to write.
Peter Kay has a joke that goes: “Old people. You can’t beat them.”

‘Ta…

Rolfo launches 12-car transporter bodywork to UK market

Bodywork specialist Rolfo has launched a new car transporter bodywork to the UK market that can transport 12 cars, or mixed loadings with large vehicles.
The Italian manufacturer presented its EGO 539 model to prospective UK customers for the first tim…

M62 slip road closed as police return to scene where driver killed by falling load

A motorway slip road has been closed to recover vehicles after a fatal accident on the M62.
A man sadly died after becoming trapped under the load from his lorry on Thursday afternoon, with the recovery of the vehicle involved now taking place.
The man…

Man fighting for his life after crash with truck in Barrow-upon-Humber

A biker is fighting for his life after crash with a truck in Barrow-upon-Humber.
Emergency services were called to reports of an accident involving a motorbike and a lorry on the B1206 road at around 4.50pm yesterday, October 10.
The rider of a Suzuki …

Ryan Shaw ready for cross-code challenge after move from Hull KR to Yorkshire Carnegie

AT this time of year, most Super League players head off for some winter sun but Ryan Shaw is instead having a crash-course in rugby union and preparing to drive a fork-lift truck following his move to Yorkshire Carnegie.
The prolific winger only star…

Luke Shaw ready for cross-code challenge after move from Hull KR to Yorkshire Carnegie

AT this time of year, most Super League players head off for some winter sun but Ryan Shaw is instead having a crash-course in rugby union and preparing to drive a fork-lift truck following his move to Yorkshire Carnegie.
The prolific winger only star…