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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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Train fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next year, the rail industry has announced.

Rail price rises ‘a kick in the teeth’ for Yorkshire passengers

Rail fare price rises are to ignite a “winter of discontent”, campaigners have warned, as it emerges costs are to increase by an average of 2.3 per cent next month.

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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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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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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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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 jam on the motorway. Picture: Mark Bickerdike

Motorway roadworks in Yorkshire

These are the planned roadworks for the motorways and major A roads in the Yorkshire region for the week ahead.

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Rail reforms will ensure passengers get cheapest deals, Government says

Rail reforms will ensure passengers get cheapest deals, Government says

Rail operators are to come under renewed pressure from the Government to ensure passengers are getting the cheapest deals on their journeys.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Rush hour delays for commuters on M62 motorway near Leeds

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rush hour delays for commuters on M62 motorway near Leeds

Commuters face delays after a crash on the M62 motorway in West Yorkshire this morning (Monday).
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Queuing traffic and severe delays on M62

Queuing traffic and severe delays on M62

Commuters are being warned of severe delays on the M62 this afternoon due around Chain Bar and Tingley.

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Disruption for early morning commuters

Two separate incidents on the region’s motorways are having an effect on the journey into work this morning.

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Crash on M1 leads to long delays for commuters

There are 12 miles of queuing traffic on the M1 southbound this morning following a crash involving two cars and three lorries.

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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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