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Plans for new £7m link road to go on show

Plans for a new £7m link road to ease congestion around Castleford will go on display.

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Artist's impression of the Axiom retail park.

Video: Big name retailers have already signed up for £160m retail park off M62

SITE preparation works will start later this year on a £160m retail park off the M62 near Castleford, which developers claim will create as many as 2,000 jobs.

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Town

Merger of two football clubs could 'transform' Wakefield district

The uniting of two clubs could bring massive economic growth and league football to the Wakefield district.

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The M621 in Leeds.

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

Motorists will continue to face disruption on a major commuter route near Leeds as the next phase of upgrades to the M621 begins.

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The new bus will run to Xscape.

New bus service will link Wakefield to Xscape

A new bus service will connect Wakefield city centre with Xscape, Junction 32 and the Wakefield College Castleford campus.

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Updated: Delays clearing on M62 in West Yorkshire after multi-car crash

Updated: Delays clearing on M62 in West Yorkshire after multi-car crash

Motorists suffered rush hours delays after a multi-car crash on the M62 motorway in West Yorkshire.
Transport
West Yorkshire Combined Authority has called for a change to the way rail improvements are planned.

West Yorkshire transport bosses call for ‘urgent overhaul’ of rail infrastructure planning system

The way much-needed improvements to the rail network are planned and delivered needs an urgent overhaul, according to Yorkshire transport bosses.

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Buses in Leeds City Centre.

Amendments to bus timetables in region across the weekend

Bus Timetables are to change across the county for the duration of the coming weekend.

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Updated: Traffic cleras on M62 motorway in West Yorkshire after vehicle breaks down

Updated: Traffic cleras on M62 motorway in West Yorkshire after vehicle breaks down

Motorists faced delays on the M62 in West Yorkshire after a vehicle broke down.
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Ashley Highfield, Johnston Press chief executive, in the newsroom of The Yorkshire Post.

Ashley Highfield: The House of Lords is risking the future of local newspapers

THIS week the Prime Minister announced a review into the health of the news media, including the regional and local press.
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Yorkshire coroner reprimanded over social media post

Yorkshire coroner reprimanded over social media post

A coroner who identified himself as a "judicial office holder" on a social media page has been reprimanded by senior judges.

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Drivers facing delays on M621 and M62 due to roadworks

THE Leeds-bound carriageway of the M621 from junction three at Holbeck to junction seven at Stourton is being fully closed every night this week for roadworks.

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The Cruel Prince by Holly Black '12.99'Hardback 'Hot Key Books

Book Review- The Cruel Prince By Holly Black

Holly Black, the best selling author of The Spiderwick Chronicles has written a new novel filled with fairies and magic.
Lifestyle
A Morrisons store in Yorkshire. Pic: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Morrisons to axe 1,500 roles as it focuses on frontline services

Morrisons is to axe 1,500 roles as it becomes the latest supermarket to announce large-scale job cuts.

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BPC to support £15k Lois Lanes sponsored walk

BPC to support £15k Lois Lanes sponsored walk

BPC Building Products has pledged its support for the Lois Lanes sponsored walk to raise money for the managing director’s niece and Forget me Not Children’s Hospice.

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Robots on a production line, as a new report predicts that one in five jobs in British cities is likely to be displaced by 2030 because of automation and globalisation. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The rise of robots threatens 400,000 Yorkshire jobs

THE RISE of robots could put 400,000 Yorkshire jobs at risk by the end of the next decade - and compound the North/South divide, a new report has warned.

Business
M62.

'Severe delays' after M62 collision near Lofthouse

Emergency services rushed to the M62 after a collision.
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IPPR North have published analysis showing the continuing disparity between spending on transport infrastructure in the English regions.

‘Stop arguing over the figures and give the North a fair deal on transport’

Ministers must finally commit to “big, transformative” transport projects in the North instead of disputing claims about the decades of under-funding for infrastructure in the region, a leading think-tank said today.

Politics
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Reader offer: Unlimited rail travel with Northern for £10

Collect tokens in this week’s newspaper to enjoy unlimited rail travel to Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and more for just £10 per person (kids go half price).

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Traffic building up on the M62 westbound carriageway. Picture: Crown 2018

M62 traffic: Lane of motorway closed after crash near Ripponden

A lane was closed on the M62 in West Yorkshire after a crash near Ripponden.
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