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Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

Leeds Bradford Airport will increase its service to New York this year after announcing seven charter flights.

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HS2 project

Meeting as opposition to HS2 rail link grows

The fight against a proposed high speed rail link which would carve up the district’s towns, village and countryside will be held on Monday.

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Green scheme launch

DVLA VED car tax: Find out how much you will pay!

New tax rules will end up costing South Yorkshire motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.

Business
‘Bus changes will leave our village isolated’

‘Bus changes will leave our village isolated’

Distressed villagers fear they will be cut off from shops and amenities after it was revealed a bus route, connecting them to neighbouring towns, will no longer stop in the area.

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Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Motorists could face delays as rush hour approaches after a crash on the motorway in Leeds.
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Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Scared of flying?

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Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

A prolonged spell of wet and cold weather would likely see potholes develop at an unprecedented rate, pushing already stretched local authority road repair budgets to the limit, a motoring organisation has warned.

Transport
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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Snow has begun to fall across the county, making driving conditions treacherous.

Travel alert: How is the snow affecting public transport in Leeds and West Yorkshire?

Disruption to the buses in West Yorkshire is being reported due to snow and icy conditions.
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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

Transport
Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions

VW owners stand to pocket thousands from emissions scandal

Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions of pounds in the wake of the emissions scandal.

Environment
Parking boost for rail commuters at busy West Yorkshire stations

Parking boost for rail commuters at busy West Yorkshire stations

Seven commuter railway stations in West Yorkshire will get extra parking spaces as part of a major transport scheme.

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Picture by reader Adrian Kellett

Lorry fire closes two lanes on M1 in Yorkshire

Firefighters are tackling a lorry fire on the M1 northbound which has closed two lanes to traffic.

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Motorway link could be built in the next decade

Motorway link could be built in the next decade

Work to build a long-awaited relief road between the M1 and M62 could start in the next 10 years and bring huge benefits to Wakefield, according to a transport chief for a neighbouring council.

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Weather alert

Black ice warning: Road closed as car flips onto roof due to black ice

West Yorkshire Police have warned drivers to be aware of the danger of black ice tonight after a car flipped onto its roof.
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Major disruption on East Coast Main Line after person hit by train

Major disruption on East Coast Main Line after person hit by train

Trains were being cancelled and delayed on the East Coast Main Line this evening after a person was hit by a train.
Transport
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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TRAFFIC ALERT: A1 crash causes rush hour delays in West Yorkshire this morning

TRAFFIC ALERT: A1 crash causes rush hour delays in West Yorkshire this morning

Motorists travelling on the A1 in West Yorkshire face heavy delays after a crash this morning (Tuesday).

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Bus lane opens on one of city’s busiest roads

Bus lane opens on one of city’s busiest roads

A new section of a bus lane has opened on one of the busiest roads in Wakefield to make it easier for people to get into the city centre.

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Traffic is queuing on the M62 this morning.

Sheep on the M62 causing queuing traffic

Sheep on the carriageway are causing severe traffic problems on the M62.

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