The M62 motorway has re-opened following a serious smash between a lorry and a tanker.2 comments
Motorists have been advised to avoid the M62 after a serious smash between a lorry and a tanker.
A lorry, a tanker and a car have all been involved in accident on the M62.
A “root and branch” review of the conduct of West Yorkshire Police officers has been ordered following-high profile scandals.
A dedicated court will be set up in West Yorkshire to deal with low-level road traffic offences.
Fire and rescue services in England could be merged or privatised to cut costs.
A former firefighter who had to give up her job when she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease has sewn up a new career.
Video: South Kirkby and South Elmsall councillor Laurie Harrison becomes new deputy mayor of Wakefield video
A South Kirkby and South Elmsall councillor has become the new deputy mayor of Wakefield.
A bus driver has been taken to hospital after ploughing into the side of a garage.
A bus has been involved in an accident in Pontefract.
The annual meeting of South Kirkby and Moorthorpe Town Council is being held tonight.
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Jimmy Savile abused one of his victims at Dewsbury and District Hospital, West Yorkshire Police have said.
The number of people claiming out-of-work benefits across Hemsworth fell for the first time in six months last month.
Traffic on the M62 has returned to normal following a tanker fire earlier this morning (Wednesday).
A tanker which caught fire earlier is causing delays on the M62 westbound between J30 at Rothwell and J29 at Lofthouse.
A new hospital clinic to tackle the growing number of people arriving at A&E with alcohol-related problems will launch next month.
A broken down vehicle is causing delays on the M62 this afternoon (Tuesday).
Citizens have until June 7 to nominate council workers they feel have gone the extra mile.
A worried dad fears parking restrictions near an Ackworth primary school are putting children’s lives at risk.2 comments
Tests of the new managed motorway section of the M62 will be carried out from tomorrow (Tuesday).
Traffic has returned to normal following two accidents on the M62 this morning (Monday).
Motorists face delays this morning (Monday) after two accidents on the M62.
Heavy traffic is causing delays on the M1 northbound between J39 at Durkar and J41 at Carr Gate.
An accident has closed two lanes of the M62 eastbound between J31 at Castleford and J32 at Pontefract.
A West Yorkshire police helicopter was called out around 5am this morning (Saturday) after a driver crashed their car and ran away.
A woman who claims her dog was poisoned in a malicious attack has warned other pet owners to be on their guard.1 comment
A mum thought her daughter had been kidnapped after her car was stolen - with her three-year-old in the back seat.1 comment
A club run by and for old people for more than 60 years is the latest group to be awarded the Express 100 Community Grant.
Seafood lovers have been caught by a fishy business scam hook, line and sinker.4 comments
Labour candidate Richard Askew has been voted onto South Elmsall Town Council after yesterday’s by election.
An investigation by West Yorkshire Police found “no evidence” Jimmy Savile was protected from arrest or prosecution by his relationship with the force.
Police have vowed to take action against dangerous motorway drivers to cut the death toll in accidents on the M62.
Voters will take to the polls today in South Elmsall Town Council’s by-election.
A broken down vehicle is causing motorists delays on the M62 near Castleford this afternoon (Thursday).
Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic accident in South Kirkby on Saturday.
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Police have arrested two men on suspicion of burgling two cars from outside a house in South Kirkby.
A 73-year-old man died in a road traffic collision on Saturday.
A mother and her two young children escaped a house fire in South Elmsall today (Saturday).
Five people were hospitalised after a head-on collision in South Kirkby today (Saturday).
A children’s playground was turned into an ‘eyesore’ after firebugs torched plastic signs from nearby roadworks.
Four new non-executive directors have been appointed to join the board of Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
A suspected bomb in South Elmsall has forced residents to be evacuated from their homes today (Friday).
Councillors in South Elmsall will hold a minute’s silence at a special meeting tonight in memory of an 18-year-old trainee nurse who was killed when a minibus carrying a hen party crashed on the M62 a week ago.
Cyclists are being encouraged to get in gear and sign up for an event next week to raise money for Pontefract’s Prince of Wales Hospice.
Indie veterans The Sunshine Underground will top this weekend’s city-centre music festival, Live at Leeds.
Caring Ayesha Watkins will tackle the Sheffield Half Marathon in memory of her grandads who both died from cancer.
Some of those injured in last week’s M62 hen party bus crash face ‘a long road to recovery’, police have confirmed.1 comment
Hundreds of pupils gathered together to pay tribute to their ‘beloved’ teacher who died last year.
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