Owners face new battle to save their bacon after Kirklees Council ordered their shed to be torn down
This is an very unwelcome development in the world of crime...handbag snatches by car.More »
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Have you been caught out by the 5p bag charge? Does it affect the way you shop. My view is I'll just end up with about 87 "bags for life" instead of the thinner more disposable ones. Luckily my grocery provider delivers my food and takes away the bags for me, re-embursing the 5p charges when I do.More »
Hello all...Phil's gone to join the traffic queues he's been blogging. In other words, he's gone home. I'm here for an hour until I head off to a Kirklees Council meetingMore »
It's starting to get busy on the roads. The A644 Wakefield Road in Mirfield is busy but moving at Cooper Bridge Roundabout.More »
More from Almondbury - a man has escaped with superficial burns after the suspected gas explosion which happened as he made lunch. The man, believed to be 68, was cooking a meal at about 12.40pm when the explosion happened. The blast blew down an internal wall and shattered windows, scattering glass up to 75ft away. Police, ambulance and fire crews attended and the man was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary for treatment. His neighbours in a block of maisonettes in Thorpe Lane were evacuated.More »
The rush hour seems to be starting early today. There is heavy traffic on the A644 Wakefield Road out of town in Brighouse at the M62 J25 Roundabout junction. And on the M62 eastbound between junctions 35 and 38, there are currently delays of 15 minutes due to heavy traffic.More »
We've got calls in with emergency services to find out more about what's happened in Almondbury - more shortly.More »
Some photos from the scene of the gas explosion at Thorpe Lane, Almondbury.
BREAKING: A bit more on the explosion in Thorpe Lane, Almondbury.
It was a gas explosion and one person was injured.
We'll have some more as soon as we know...