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Plans for new railway stations serving Leeds-Bradford Airport set to progress

PLANS for new railway stations serving Leeds-Bradford Airport and Elland are set to take a significant set step forward next week.

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FIGURE: The amount of people taking their driving test has decreased by 500,000 over the past ten years. PIC: Monkey Business Images

Leeds is sixth on the list for first time driving test fails

Leeds is in a list of the top ten least successful places for passing your driving test first time.

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UPDATED: Suspected stolen car in wrong way head on crash on Leeds Ring Road

LEEDS Ring Road was closed in both directions at Farnley earlier tonight after three people were injured when a suspected stolen car crashed into two other cars.
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Coun Richard Lewis.

Plans for major new dual carriageway in Leeds one step closer

A finance package of £126.63m for one of the most significant road building plans in Leeds for decades has been primed for approval by decision-makers.

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The A660's junction with Old Pool Bank. Photo: Google.

Young woman fights for life after being hit by car near Leeds

A young woman was fighting for her life in hospital today after she was hit by a car near Leeds.

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The A660 Leeds Road in Pool-in-Wharfedale

Teenage girl in critical condition after being hit by car in Leeds village

A teenager has been seriously hurt after being hit by a car in a village near Leeds.

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Motorcyclist seriously hurt after crashing into Leeds lamp-post

A motorcyclist has suffered serious injuries after colliding with a lamp-post in Leeds city centre.

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Longwood Road, Huddersfield. Photo: Google

Man, 60, seriously injured after being struck by bus in Huddersfield

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously injured when he was struck by a bus in Huddersfield.
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Arriva North trains set for three-day strike in July

Arriva North trains set for three-day strike in July

Trains are set to grind to a hall during a three-day strike by staff at Arriva Rail North.

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New war of words as three more train strikes announced on Northern

A NEW war of words broke out today as a rail union announced a new series of strikes in its long-running dispute over the use of guards on Northern Rail’s trains.

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The junction has been identified as one under the "greatest" amounts of pressure. Picture: Google Maps

Busy Harrogate junction to get 'smart lights' in £210,000 upgrade

A major junction in Harrogate town centre is set to receive “state of the art” new traffic lights as part of a £210,000 investment.

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Watch: Heat-damaged Leeds Stanningley bypass causes chaos for drivers

A Leeds driver has filmed the moment unsuspecting motorists hit a bump that appeared on the Stanningley bypass after extreme heat ruptured the road surface.

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Date: 30th June 2016. Picture James Hardisty. Official opening of the CityConnect Cycle Superhighway.

‘Evolving’ strategy for cycling in Leeds until 2030 approved

Ambitious plans to a create a “city that embraces cycling as an everyday normalised activity for all” have today been endorsed by Leeds City Council.

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The rider in the video pokes fun at himself. (Photo: YouTube).

VIDEO: "Most pathetic crash in the world" captured on camera on Sheffield road: WARNING: STRONG LANGUAGE

This is the moment a motorcyclist suffered "the most pathetic crash in the world" in Sheffield.

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Coun Wakefield.

Smartcard use up by 20 per cent, says combined authority chairman

The chairman of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority has celebrated the “huge impact” of a smartcard travel scheme.

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INVESTMENT: An Arriva bus.

Dozens of new Arriva Yorkshire buses introduced as part of £8m travel investment

A bus operator has announced that new, environmentally-friendly vehicles are being introduced on its routes.

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Harrogate Road, Leeds. Photo: Google

Man seriously injured after van hit road sign in Leeds

A MAN was seriously injured after the van he was driving collided with a road sign in Leeds this morning.

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The crash happened on the A61 Harrogate road on the outskirts of Leeds. Picture: Google

Update: Leeds road reopened after van driver taken to hospital in serious condition

Part of the main route between Leeds and Harrogate has reopened following a crash this morning.

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The crash happened on the A61 Harrogate road on the outskirts of Leeds. Picture: Google

Update: Leeds road reopened after van driver taken to hospital in serious condition

Part of the main route between Leeds and Harrogate has reopened following a crash this morning.
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UPDATE: Firefighter who saved man from burning lorry praises public for their help

An off-duty firefighter, who rescued a lorry driver from his cab seconds before it was engulfed by flames, has paid tribute to the members of public who helped him intervene.

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