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Reports of two lanes blocked and very slow traffic due to accident on M1 Southbound between J41 A650 (Carrgate) and J40 A638 (Ossett / Wakefield), congestion to J42 M62 (Lofthouse).

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Fire damage at Birchencliffe Petrol Station


Update: The sheep are no longer on the M62! Traffic flowing fine.


There are reports of sheep on the loose on the M62 Westbound between Ainley Top and Rishworth. The motorway is living up to its reputation for being “rammed” (sorry). Approach with care! #YouKnowYoureInYorkshireWhen...

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Investigations are continuing to try to find the cause of the fire which led to devastating damage at a Huddersfield petrol station.

Fire damage at Birchencliffe Petrol Station
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