Category: West Yorkshire

'Danger winds' see Woodhead Pass shut after lorry blown over

The Woodhead Pass has been shut in both directions after a lorry was blown over in the high winds.
It has been closed in both directions following an accident between Woodhead Road in Holmfirth and Flouch roundabout.
Our traffic partner Inrix said: “Th…

A1M motorway closed in Yorkshire as crews battle load of batteries on fire in HGV

Published: 16:34Updated: 16:51 Monday 09 December 2019

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The A1M motorway has been closed near Wetherby after crews were called to battle a lorry fire caused by a load of batteries.
The A1M has been shut sout…

Dustmen are caught on camera dumping recycled and household waste in the SAME lorry

You’ve BIN framed! Dustmen are caught on camera dumping recycled and household waste in the SAME lorry
Householders were stunned to see binmen wheeling waste towards same truck
Residents claim the waste will continue in the villa…

Live updates as A171 crash between lorry and car causes traffic misery for motorists

Police and ambulance are at the scene of an accident on the A171 Middlesbrough Road.
Huge queues have formed after the crash between a lorry and a car on the road westbound between A173 Windlebridge Roundabout and A1043 at Swan’s Corner.
Ambulance and …

Yorkshire father speaks of terrible shock at his breast cancer diagnosis

It was a tiny lump, no bigger than a pea, but Leeds father Amrik Rhall hadn’t known that men could get breast cancer.
Dismissing it as a cyst, he had carried on with his day. Were it not for his family’s insistence, Mr Rhall admits, he might not be he…

Orange digger and utility truck stolen in burglary at vehicle compound

Police are appealing for information following a burglary at a vehicle compound on Portrack Lane, Stockton .
The incident happened overnight between 6pm on Thursday November 14  and 7am on Friday November 15.
An orange mini-digger and a 4WD utilit…

Sheffield Theatres’ festive shows have seen some big musicals and this year it’s Guys and Dolls – Yorkshire Post

I hope I’m not rocking the boat, before December is upon us, to say I think it’s okay to start using the phrase: it’s the most wonderful time of the year.
It’s the time of year when days are counted in ‘sleeps’ is almost upon us, with the first of the…