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Rise in 999 calls

West Yorkshire Police are receiving over a 1,000 additional 999 calls compared with this time last year - reflecting the national trend.

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Highways officials have corrected previous information regarding the burst water main at Gomersal. The roads remain closed.

Roads reopen

The 651 Oxford Road in both directions has re-opened following repairs to a burst water main between Grove Lane and Bleak Street at Gomersal.The incident also affected the A643 Church Lane in both directions between A651 Oxford Road and Craven Drive and A643 Spen Lane in both directions between A651 Oxford Road and Pollard Avenue

M62 latest

All lanes are open following the removal of a broken down vehicle on the M62 Westbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J24 A629 (Ainley Top).

M62 incident

One laneis closed due to broken down vehicle on the M62 Westbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J24 A629 (Ainley Top).
A vehicle is blocking lane one (of four) while a tyre is changed. Traffic is coping well.

Road closure latest

The A651 Oxford Road at Gomersal remains closed in both directions between Grove Lane and Bleak Street after a water main burst on Monday evening. Also affected are the A643 Church Lane in both directions between A651 Oxford Road and Craven Drive and A643 Spen Lane in both directions between A651 Oxford Road and Pollard Avenue. The major burst is in the middle of a four-way junction. Buses on route 222 are diverting via Listing Lane. There is currently no estimate as to when the road will re-open.

Hand over:

Well, that’s all from me. Handing over to my colleague, Henryk.

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After approximately 35 years at the Community Centre Kirkheaton playgroup is moving its premises.

Redecorating the new Community Room at the Community Centre

Travel:

Reports of M62 Eastbound lane blocked on entry slip road due to accident at J20 A627(M) Rochdale.

Local News:

West Yorkshire Police is paying increased attention to places of worship, in order to reassure our communities after the attack in Rouen, France.

West Yorkshire's new assistant chief constable Russ Foster.
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