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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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Bolt and Mitten

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.
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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
Oliver is ready to play to a full house of ... 18!

Oliver is ready to play to a full house of ... 18!

Small is beautiful when it comes to music concerts at the Grayston Unity pub - as emerging singer-songwriter Oliver Pinder will soon find out.

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Record week and a host of great music

Record week and a host of great music

A record number of venues is taking part in this year’s Independent Venues Week - the music industry’s nod of thanks to small venues that have often give musicians their first breaks.

Music
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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Asda beats Morrisons and Tesco to cheapest supermarket crown

Asda beats Morrisons and Tesco to cheapest supermarket crown

Asda has been named the cheapest supermarket of 2016 among the major UK grocers, ahead of Morrisons and Tesco.

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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
The land between Clifton and Brighouse that could be developed for jobs. Mainly in Clifton Common and next to the Holiday Inn

Creation of Clifton business park moves a step closer

The creation of a new business park and Enterprise Zone at Clifton in Brighouse, which will bring hundreds of new jobs to Calderdale over the coming years, has taken a step forward.

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Classic board game Monopoly is getting an overhaul this year

Iconic Monopoly pieces face the boot - you could have emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin as replacements

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing the axe - but you can vote on what you'd like to see in their place.
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The changes threaten the whole newspaper industry, not just the national press

Here's how you can help to defend a free British media

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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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
Top gigs signed for Independent Week

Top gigs signed for Independent Week

Hebden Bridge Trades Club is backing Independent Venue Week 2017 with gigs from Sheffield Crooner Richard Hawley, American songwriter Cass McCombs, hotly tipped punk rockers Cabbage and the return of indie supergroup Moonlandingz.

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Aldi

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4,000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4,000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

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Sophie Marsden. Photo by Craig Keating.

Former Brighouse pupil celebrates completing her training in the navy

A former Brighouse High School pupil has celebrated her formal commissioning as a Royal Navy Officer on parade at Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) in Devon.

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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Perfect 10 for Brighouse firm

Perfect 10 for Brighouse firm

A Brighouse business is celebrating its tenth anniversary with its most successful year yet.

Business
Traders set for shopping bonanza

Traders set for shopping bonanza

Brighouse shops are set to break records this week set to be the busiest week of the year as shoppers pack into the town for last minute gifts.

Business
Sheffield Heeley's Labour MP Louise Haigh said the government's investment does not go far enough.

‘Broadband funding not enough to address rural imbalance’

New multi-million pound investment to deliver superfast broadband to thousands of extra homes in connectivity ‘not-spots’ will not go far enough to resolve the “unacceptable” imbalance of service in urban and rural areas, critics have claimed.

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