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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.


Traffic is moving well on all major routes in the area at the moment.



This is shocking- My colleague Dave Himelfield has found out that people living in Huddersfield’s wealthiest areas will have on average 18 years more good health than those in the poorest.


Hi everyone, I’ll be with you for the next couple of hours. You’ve just seen the last ever blog post from Linda Whitwam, who very sadly will be leaving us today


That’s all from me today - and tomorrow...and the day after.


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