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Traffic update

There’s heavy traffic on the A638 Bradford Road Southbound at A643 Parkside. Cleckheaton

Drink-drive Christmas crackdown

West Yorkshire Police are supporting this year’s national Christmas drink driving campaign by encouraging the public to ‘dob in a drink or drug driver’.

A motorist is breath tested

Traffic update

The A638 Bradford Road Southbound at Cleckheaton is now clear at A643 Parkside.

Traffic news

There’s slow-moving traffic on the A644 Wakefield Road out of Brighouse at M62 J25 Roundabout.

Traffic latest

The A638 Bradford Road Southbound at Cleckheaton is busy but moving at A643 Parkside. There’s heavy traffic on the A638 Westgate between B6117 Market Street and Frost Hill at Heckmondwike

Ornamental sword stolen in Huddersfield burglary

Police are appealing for information following the theft of an ornamental religious sword in a burglary in Huddersfield.Photo of sword

Traffic update

Traffic is busy but moving at the A62 Castlegate / Queensgate around the A616 Chapel Hill and on the A62 Leeds Road busy from A644 Huddersfield Road (Three Nuns Junction) to A644 Wakefield Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).

A country lane between Kirkheaton and Upper Hopton remains partially closed this morning after three accidents in three days.Yesterday a Volvo smashed through a wall and ended up in a field in Bellstring Lane.Part of Cockley Hill Lane is closed though some cars appear to be still using it, according to local residents.Traffic in the area has been heavy this morning with long tailbacks in Bog Green Lane, which leads down to Bradley traffic lights.

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