The A 651 Oxford Road in both directions closed due to burst water main between Grove Lane and Bleak Street, Gomersal. Also affecting 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 A major water main burst on Monday evening, damaging the carriageway. It is situated in the middle of a four-way junction. Buses on route 222 are diverting via Listing Lane. Expected to remain closed until at least this afternoon.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner is the leading morning title read throughout the Huddersfield and Holmfirth areas.
With a daily circulation of 18,241 (ABC July-Dec 2012) and every issue read by 49,374 (JICREG 1/10/12) we are the area’s favourite and most trusted newspaper.
Our www.examiner.co.uk website is the number one local news website in the area with 250,000 unique users and almost 2,000,000 page views a month*, 44% of who are in the desirable ABC1 socio-economic groups.
Roy Wright was appointed editor of The Huddersfield Daily Examiner in 2002. Prior to this he was assistant editor of The Liverpool Echo for three years. He has also worked at the Hull Daily Mail as well as a number of Press agencies.
Roy grew up in Burnley, Lancashire and has worked in the local newspaper industry for 25 years.