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Good news for M1 and M62 commuters in West Yorkshire

Yorkshire drivers will benefit from major upgrades to two important junctions in the region.

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The campaign looks to improve safety for cyclists on the roads.

Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.

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POPULAR: Wakefields Trinity Walk

Buying presents can be a stress-free experience

Another year travelling the country – and indeed the world – to help businesses I work with to ‘keep the customer satisfied’. In 2016, I have celebrated 21 years crafting my knowledge and expertise.

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Warning over speeding ticket email scam

Warning over speeding ticket email scam

Action Fraud have received thousands of reports about the emails, which have been sent by cyber criminals to victims .

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Free parking in city and town centres in run up to Christmas

Free parking in city and town centres in run up to Christmas

Wakefield Council is reminding residents free parking is on offer to make it easier and more affordable for people to do their Christmas shopping in the district.

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Lane closed on M62 due to accident

Lane closed on M62 due to accident

Delays are expected on the M62 at Castleford after an accident this morning.

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One lane closed on M1 at Wakefield

One lane closed on M1 at Wakefield

A broken down vehicle has closed one lane of the M1 northbound near Wakefield.

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Highways England has shared this image of the incident on Twitter.

Traffic alert: Vehicle fire forces M1 lane closures near Wakefield

Two lanes of the M1 were closed this morning while emergency services deal with the aftermath of a vehicle fire.
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SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Speed cameras will be at the following locations across the Wakefield district this week:

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A new railway station serving Leeds Bradford Airport is among the proposals outlined today by Leeds city council. Pic: Tony Johnson

New stations at airport and White Rose in Leeds’ £270m transport shake-up

Landmark plans to build a new station serving Leeds Bradford Airport have been revealed as part of a £270m transport investment by city leaders.

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The Establishment. New bar and pizza eatery opens on Westgate.
Pictured L to R) Heather Lavery - Supplier, Dan Thompson - General Manager, Cllr. Harry Ellis - Mayor of Wakefield, Mrs. Janet Ellis - Mayoress, Rob Green - Operations Director.

Jobs buzz at bar joining the establishment

A new city centre bar will create more than 70 jobs, according to its operations director Rob Green.

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Biggest train fare rise in three years coming next month

Biggest train fare rise in three years coming next month

Train fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next month, the rail industry has announced. It is the largest rise in three years and will take effect from January 2.

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Severe rush hour delays on M62

Severe rush hour delays on M62

Motorists are being warned of severe delays this rush hour due to emergency repairs on the M62.

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Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Morrisons is bringing back Christmas carols to its stores after 15 years, after listening to its customers who said they preferred traditional songs to pop music.

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Strike action could disrupt post office services this weekend

Strike action could disrupt post office services this weekend

Services at a string of post offices could be hit by industrial action this weekend.

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Revealed: The UK’s worst traffic hotspots

Revealed: The UK’s worst traffic hotspots

Britain’s worst traffic hotspots have been revealed.

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Cyber Monday adds £1bn to shops’ four-day sales boost

Cyber Monday adds £1bn to shops’ four-day sales boost

An estimated £1.1bn was spent yesterday as 15 million people rushed to get their hands on a “Cyber Monday” bargain.

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GB Energy Supply customers face higher bills this winter

GB Energy Supply customers face higher bills this winter

After going bust over the weekend, 160,000 GB Energy Supply customers face being hit with higher bills this winter.

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Trains delayed and cancelled in Leeds and Yorkshire after derailment

Train services in Leeds and across the region are being delayed and cancelled after a derailment at a Scottish depot.

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13-mile queue as big freeze brings travel misery to Yorkshire

MOTORISTS faced a nightmare commute this morning, with sub-zero temperatures and a spate of accidents and breakdowns bringing traffic to a standstill on two of Yorkshire’s main routes.

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