Leeds news LIVE: Long delays around Rodley, Horsforth and Kirkstall after crash

The A6120 between Horsforth and Rodley roundabouts is closed due to a police incident.

Thursday, 10th December 2020, 4:38 pm
Horsforth New Road (photo: Google).

It involves one vehicle, according to AA.

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Last updated: Tuesday, 08 December, 2020, 06:56

  • Petition for Kevin Sinfield to be knighted
  • Dame Barbara Windsor has died aged 83
  • 500 cannabis plants seized in Beeston raid
  • Latest Leeds mass transit plans could see work start in 10 years

Good morning and welcome to the Yorkshire Evening Post’s live news blog on Monday December 7. 

Here is the news you might have missed over the weekend: 

Shocking photos show aftermath of house which was 'totally demolished' by explosion

These photos show the shocking damage caused after an explosion in West Yorkshire.

Yorkshire photographer snaps moment starling murmuration looks like Christmas stocking

This is the moment a photographer captured a huge murmuration of starlings forming the shape of a giant Christmas stocking.

First pictures of incredible Christmas decorations at Harewood House

These are the first pictures of the incredible Christmas decorations at Harewood House in Leeds.

Caught on camera in Leeds - people police urgently want to speak to

West Yorkshire Police are asking for the public’s help in tracing these people caught on camera in Leeds.

Man seriously injured after late night robbery near Leeds city centre - police statement in full

A man has been seriously injured after being robbed in Burmantofts.

Leeds mum of seven-year-old boy fighting leukaemia raising funds for cancer research

A mum from Leeds whose seven-year-old son suffers from leukaemia is raising funds for research into different forms of treatment after witnessing the debilitating effects of chemotherapy.

Anti-Muslim online abuse 'leaving scars' on Leeds victims as imam calls for city-wide action

A senior Leeds imam is calling on the community to join together in the fight against anti-Muslim online abuse.

Police tracked pervert to his home in Leeds after he posted child sex abuse images on Twitter

A pervert was arrested at his home in Leeds after he posted vile images of child sex abuse on Twitter.

Son of prostate cancer fight Leeds man 'overwhelmed' by support for fundraising challenge

A Leeds son whose dad is fighting prostate cancer said he has been "overwhelmed" by people's support ahead of a tough fundraising challenge for two charities close to his heart.

The location of every hospital coronavirus death in Yorkshire as Leeds reaches grim milestone

There were 50 further coronavirus deaths recorded at Yorkshire hospitals today (Sunday), as the number of fatalities in Leeds hospitals since the start of the pandemic rose above 600.

This is the logistics behind the distribution of the coronavirus vaccine in Yorkshire

The coronavirus vaccine is set to start being given to vulnerable people across Yorkshire this week.

Appeal for missing 14-year-old girl who was last seen in Harehills on December 1

Have you seen Anna Stoian?

Detectives issue CCTV picture of Leeds girl who has been missing since December 1

Detectives have issued a fresh image of a girl who went missing from Harehills at the start of the month.

Kevin Sinfield sets off on final MND marathon for Rob Burrow

Today Leeds Rhinos legend Kevin Sinfield is on course to complete his seventh and final marathon in seven days.

Sinfield, a former club and international team mate of Burrow's, has battled through the wind and rain to raise more than £700,000 for MND.

An emotional Sinfield said he was was "blown away" by the support.

Kevin Sinfield and Rob Burrow - true leaders, true heroes, true friends

Kevin Sinfield has captured the hearts of the nation as he finishes his marathon challenge today for former team mate and friend Rob Burrow, writes YEP Editor Laura Collins.

Inequality gap must not get any wider - the YEP says

Inequality gap must not get any wider - the YEP says

This week marks exactly one year since Boris Johnson pledged to level up the country after claiming victory at last year’s General Election.

“A problem that will not go away after the vaccine has been rolled out” - warnings over effects of digital divide in Leeds

The Leeds Tech Angels scheme is asking businesses and employers in Leeds to donate unused laptops and tech equipment to young people across the city who are not lucky enough to have any at home.

But the digital divide that has opened up in education throughout Leeds and the UK is an issue that will not go away when a vaccine is rolled out, the city council’s education spokesman has warned.

Digital divide in Leeds that has been exposed by coronavirus lockdown won't go away with virus vaccine

The digital divide that has opened up in education throughout Leeds and the UK is an issue that will not go away when a vaccine is rolled out, warns the city council’s education spokesman.

More than 100 traders in a west Leeds suburb have signed up to a local business directory in a bid to boost the high street

Find It Farsley - local businesswoman launches directory to promote the village's independent traders

More than 100 traders in a west Leeds suburb have signed up to a new, local business directory in a bid to boost the high street after lockdown two.

These 10 Leeds suburbs had less than six new Covid cases in the last week

The Leeds suburbs where less than six Covid cases have been recorded this week

The coronavirus infection rate in Leeds has dropped to 155.5 new cases per 100,000 people in the last seven days.

Leeds hedgehog lover raises money for local rescue organisations by running a half marathon every day of second lockdown

Runner raises £1200 for local hedgehog rescue groups by running half marathon every day of lockdown

A keen runner and hedgehog lover may have his feet up at the moment after running a half marathon every day of the second lockdown but is already setting his sights on his next challenge.

Kevin Sinfield MND marathons raise £1m

The Leeds Rhinos legend is now 16km into his final marathon, the seventh in seven days.

His incredible fundraising efforts have now raised more than £1million for Rob Burrow and the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Sinfield nears finish line of final marathon

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