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Slow traffic and traffic heavier than normal on M62 Westbound before J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome). Approach with care.
Earlier reports of debris on the carriageway were unconfirmed.

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The most popular story on our website at the moment is the sale of a £3m property in Kirkburton.

The Mansion, Storthes Hall Road


Another town centre eyesore in Huddersfield is to be transformed into student flats.

Oldgate House in Huddersfield.


Two men, one armed with a knife, tried to rob a man in Dalton.

Standiforth Lane in Dalton



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If anyone is travelling home from Manchester, there is very slow traffic on the M62 eastbound due to an earlier broken down vehicle between J19 (Heywood) and J20 (Rochdale). All lanes have re-opened but still very slow.

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Ever spotted this eyesore building on the ringroad? Well it’s about to be revamped into more student flats for the town’s growing student population.

Oldgate House in Huddersfield.
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