Ilkley and Skipton trains halted after man dies on tracks near Leeds

Trains in West Yorkshire are being disrupted this afternoon as emergency services respond to a death on the tracks in Leeds.

An artist's impression of the trolleybus scheme in Leeds which was rejected by the Department for Transport.

Calls to reconsider £173.5m modern mass transport network in Leeds

Calls have been made to transport chiefs for plans to create a modern mass transit network in Leeds to be resurrected.

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Heavy motorway delays around Leeds after multi-car crash

A multi-car crash on a motorway near Leeds is causing heavy delays this afternoon (Wednesday).

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The Government yesterday announced it was backing the Heathrow Airport expansion. Picture: Hannah McKay/PA Wire

Heathrow’s runway success is ‘fantastic news’ for Leeds

A CONTROVERSIAL decision to allow the expansion of one of the world’s busiest airports will generate thousands of jobs and bring a multi-billion pound boost to the Leeds economy, business leaders have claimed.

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Traffic queues on the M62 near Morley this morning

Traffic chaos in West Yorkshire following closure of M62

Drivers are facing severe delays this morning following the closure of the M62 in West Yorkshire.

A new runway at Heathrow will divert attention away from Yorkshire's transport needs, says Andrew Vine. Do you agree?

Andrew Vine: Political flap at Heathrow sparks air rage in North

IF anybody would like to see a textbook example of the worst sort of London-centric navel-gazing in economic policy, today provides Exhibit A.

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Coun Barry Anderson. Supplied by Leeds City Council.

Safety features to ‘protect children’ are welcomed

A £65,000 scheme to introduce 20mph zones and safety improvements to roads in Cookridge has been welcomed.

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Northern, the UKs largest train operator outside of London, has unveiled its first partly refurbished train. Image: Simon Vine

Refurbished train will go through Leeds station

Train operator Northern has unveiled its first partly-refurbished train in its multi-million pound fleet refurbishment programme.

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Brigade's hoax call plea

Woman freed from Leeds crash by fire crews

A woman has been rescued from a car crash by fire-fighters in Leeds this evening.


Start date confirmed for Leeds Bradford ski flights

Ski flights will return to Leeds Bradford Airport this winter after easyJet confirmed they will operate services to Geneva.

The 2016 Yorkshire Finance Director Awards at The Queens Hotel, Leeds.
Rachel Reeves MP speaks on stage.
20th October 2016.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Let’s lobby Whitehall to get best investment deal for region’s firms, says MP

YORKSHIRE’S businesses and civic leaders must lobby Government to ensure the region gets the road, rail and energy networks it deserves, a Yorkshire MP told a major business event.

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Manchester Airport. Google Earth

Plane damage shuts Manchester runway

A runway at Manchester Airport is currently closed due to an incident involving a British Airways plane.

Workers on Virgin Trains East Coast are to stage a 24-hour strike next week in a row over jobs and conditions.

Train driver jobs attract interest from thousands

Thousands of would-be train drivers have applied for just 78 posts advertised by long-distance operator Virgin Trains East Coast.

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An image of how the area around the station could look.

YEP Says: Full steam ahead for a dramatic Leeds railway station

on the day that the Flying Scotsman delighted trainspotters in Leeds, there was more good news coming down the tracks.

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An image of how the area around the station could look.

King’s Cross design guru is on board with Leeds City Station redevelopment scheme

He is the design genius who spearheaded the dazzling transformation of King’s Cross Station in London.

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The 2014 Tour de France peloton races up Haworth - but will the 2019 World Championships in Yorkshire improve cycle safety?

Andrew Vine: Stars welcome but humble cyclist still riding for a fall

CYCLING at this time of year is always a little more hair-raising than I’d like.

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Leeds drivers face ‘pain’ of delays during Stanningley Bypass roadworks

Leeds drivers face ‘pain’ of delays during Stanningley Bypass roadworks

DRIVERS in Leeds have been told to expect “short-term pain for long term gain” when nine days of road improvement works start on Stanningley Bypass later this week.

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The m621 in Leeds.

Delays on Leeds motorway after two-car smash

Motorists travelling on the M621 near Leeds face delays after a two-car crash.

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Delays are affecting eastbound journeys along the M62 in West Yorkshire.

Commuters hit by major M62 delays

Commuters travelling eastbound on the M62 in West Yorkshire are facing major delays to their journeys this morning.

HS2 and HS3 are critical to this region, says leeds Chamber of Commerce president Gerald Jennings.

Gerald Jennings: HS2 alone is not enough to bring the North up to speed

WITH the party conference season behind us, the next major political diary date will be the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

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