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.

Police said extensive damage had been caused to the car, but the driver escaped with minor injuries.

Firefighters cut driver free from wreckage of Leeds crash

A driver was trapped in the wreckage of a car which smashed into a tree in Leeds last night.

fuel prices on the rise

Petrol prices rise - but Leeds is cheaper than average

Fuel prices at the pumps have reached their highest level for more than a year, according to official figures

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The opening of the Bradford-Leeds section of the superhighway in June.

Better late than never! End in sight for work on latest phase of Leeds cycleway

It has been a long and at times frustrating journey but work on the latest stage of the Leeds cycle superhighway is finally set for completion.

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Children's bus fares in South Yorkshire have risen from 70p to 80p.

New spaces as Leeds Elland Road Park and Ride extension opens

Over 300 new car parking spaces are available to Leeds drivers today as the latest phase of the city’s Park and Ride scheme opened.

Workers on the Virgin Trains East Coast line, which runs through Doncaster, are to stage a 24-hour strike next week in a row over jobs and conditions.

Virgin Trains East Coast recruits new drivers for the first time in 30 years

Leeds rail operator Virgin Trains East Coast is recruiting nearly 80 new drivers to man its state-of-the-art new rolling stock.


Price hike blow for passengers on the buses in Leeds

Bus users in Leeds were today told to brace themselves for a round of fare rises.

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‘Emotional’ Yorkshire drivers causing accidents

One in 10 Yorkshire drivers has committed a motoring offence because they were behind the wheel in an emotional state.

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Leeds drivers are being urged to slow down for drunk students

Shock figures on illegal tyre use in Leeds

As many as a quarter of drivers in Leeds could be using cars with illegal tyres.

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