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Police appeal after Holmfirth robbery

Detectives in Kirklees are appealing for information following a robbery in Holmfirth yesterday evening (25/11).3 Diamond Cluster Ring

Traffic latest

Temporary traffic lights are operating due to water main work on Bank Lane at Denby Dale in both directions between A635 Barnsley Road and Norman Road / Dearneside Road

Traffic update

All lanes are now clear following a vehicle fire earlier this afternoon on the M62 Eastbound at J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor).

Wet weather to come

Here comes the rain again! Weather forecaster Paul Stevens warns of an exceptionally wet period ahead with Huddersfield in line for another 50mm to 80mm of rain with as much as 150mm to 200mm over the hills to the west.

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It's slartin' down!

Vehicle fire

There are reports of the M62 Eastbound being partially blocked due to a vehicle fire at J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor).
Traffic is reportedly coping well.

Aggravated burglary: Police appeal

Detectives in Kirklees are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in Ravensthorpe yesterday evening (Wednesday, 25 November).

Detective Inspector Ian Thornes

Health chiefs meeting

My colleague Dave Himelfield is covering the meeting of Huddersfield and Calderdale health chiefs today as they discuss the impact of NHS spending plans. Follow him on Twitter

CHFT chief exec Owen Williams warns that small gains will be “quickly eroded” as Govt seeks to save £14bn on NHS nationally #huddersfield

— Dave Himelfield (@Dave_Examiner) November 26, 2015

Northern Rail problems

Signalling problems have hit the trains

NEW: Due to signalling problems between #Huddersfield and #Barnsley all lines are blocked.

— Northern Rail (@northernrailorg) November 26, 2015

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The Government has announced that electrification of key northern rail lines will now go ahead, just months after shelving the plans.

I’m handing over to my colleague Henryk Zientek now while I go out on a job


My colleague Nick Lavigueur is at Kirklees Council’s planning meeting.

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