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Ford stolen in Outlane

Regional: Cash and drugs seized

A car, cash and drugs seized in Halifax yesterday.

Very funny Ted!

Cannabis haul (earlier this month)

Huddersfield officer’s tweet about a cannabis haul. Two deported as a result.

M621 closed westbound

There is very slow traffic and the main carriageway is closed due to a vehicle fire on the M621 westbound at M62 Junction 27 Gildersome.

It is affecting traffic out of Leeds towards Bradford.

A diversion is in place.

Traffic: M62 incident update

The crash at Ainley Top involved two cars and a van. All vehicles are on the hard shoulder, awaiting recovery.

There have been no reports of injuries. It happened on the exit slip road of the westbound carriageway and has caused serious congestion.

Traffic: M62 crash

Police believe the M62 crash at Ainley Top was actually on the westbound exit slip road - not east as previously reported.

Two vehicles are believed to be involved. Both are on the hard shoulder. There are no reports of any injuries.

More details as we get them.

Traffic: M62 crash

There is very slow traffic and a lane is closed on exit slip road due to multi-vehicle accident on the M62 Eastbound at Ainley Top.

Update: Leeds Road crash

West Yorkshire Police say that nobody has been hurt in the crash, which involved a Ford Fiesta, a Hyundai i30 and a third vehicle.

The crash was reported at just after 4.30pm today.

Traffic is managing to get past the scene but it is slow going in both directions.

Leeds Road 'partly blocked'

Traffic is very slow and Leeds Road is partially blocked due to a multi-vehicle accident on Leeds Road near Bradley Mills Road.

The crash outside Enterprise rent-a-car is causing problems in both directions.

Parking dispute....

Crash on Leeds Road

A road traffic collision on Leeds Road. We are chasing further details.

'Bogus caller' - Golcar

Domestic violence fine

Man fined in specialist domestic violence court in Huddersfield.

Police busy in Liversedge!

LIVE: Famous chef makes whistle-stop in Huddersfield

Famous chef Tony Singh is at Huddersfield Station right now - watch LIVE as reporter Nick Lavigueur grabs him for a chat.

Door to door salesman in Shelley

Police are warning of a door to door salesman in the area in Shelley.

Be aware, always ask for ID and don’t feel forced into giving any money or details away. Shelley is a no cold-calling zone.

Police roll out new armour vans

Police are rolling out 22 brand new armour vans known as “Protected Personnel Carriers”.

The current vehicles are being replaced by the Mercedes Sprinter 516CDi, which are said to be better value for money.

West Yorkshire Police Head of Transport, Steve Thompson said: “They offer the most advanced level of protection we have ever seen, which has been achieved through the introduction of innovative design standards and construction techniques.”

West Yorkshire Police's new Protected Personnel Carrier
West Yorkshire Police's new Protected Personnel Carrier (Photo: West Yorkshire Police)

Police alerted after prank call made to Batley nursery

Honestly, some people...

Release date announced for Jo Cox charity single

A “protest” charity single recorded in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox - which features politicians and stars from the world of music - is set to be released next month.

Stars including Ricky Wilson from the Kaiser Chiefs and KT Tunstall appear on the cover of the Rolling Stones’ “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”, as well as the new Batley & Spen MP Tracey Brabin.

The single comes out on December 16 with proceeds going towards the Jo Cox Foundation, supporting her favourite charities. Producer Robin Millar said: “This is essentially a protest record as we believe a piece of music can still make a statement.”

Tracy Brabin MP (centre) joins other politicians and members of the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus to record a charity single for the Jo Cox Foundation
Tracy Brabin MP (centre) joins other politicians and members of the Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus to record a charity single for the Jo Cox Foundation (Photo: Victoria Jones/PA )

Felix the Station Cat to bring out book

Did you know Felix the Huddersfield Station Cat has her own book coming out?

The Station’s chief mouser has made the headlines again today after a local artist painted her portrait. Now we can reveal her book deal with Penguin publishers.

The 256-page hardback chronicles her life and adventures since she was born into station life five years ago. Unfortunately though, you’ll have to wait until February next year until it hits the shelves.

Felix - The Railway Cat book
Felix - The Railway Cat book

12-year-old "acting abusively" towards care home residents

Reports of a youngster acting threateningly towards staff at a residential home.

Police attend domestic between auntie & nephew

Police have been attending another domestic incident. This time in Almondbury.

BREAKING: Police trace vehicle in M62 road rage incident

Did you see our shocking video of a road rage truck driver on the M62 yesterday?

Reports this lunchtime say the truck has been traced, although detectives are continuing to search today for the driver, who is thought to not be the owner.

The shocking video, which captures the moment a driver lashed out a lorry driver with a shovel after a collision on the hard shoulder near Eccles, went viral yesterday afternoon. And here it is...do you recognise him?

Appeal for man wanted in firearms offences

Police are looking to trace this man - Craig Smith.

The 47-year-old is wanted in connection with firearms offences and threats to kill. If you seem him, dial 999 immediately.

Craig Smith
Craig Smith

RSPCA holding festive fun with furry friends

The RSCPA’s Calderdale branch are holding an event to meet animals and get the early Christmas celebrations in this weekend.

The charity are holding their Family Christmas Open Day and Fair on Sunday at their Animal Centre on Wade Street. The event starts at 12.00pm and finishes at 3pm.

This is a festive family day including stalls, games and Santa Claus, who will be here in his grotto with his reindeer. You can meet the animals and even have a chance to do a bit of shopping for your stocking fillers with a glass of mulled wine!

Video in Google drive Manchester Eveniing news Pet Idol Winner Thant Tun with her cat Kyar Pu Kyar Pu means little tiger Photo by Gary Louth, 22/12/2014 cat christmas 2014
Picture: Manchester Evening News

Calderdale thief reaches for the choccies

We’ve all had cravings but this is ridiculous...

WATCH: Moment floors collapse and fireball explodes at Newsome Mill blaze

Watch the horrifying moment the floors at Newsome Mill come crashing down as a fireball explodes.

The chilling footage was captured by resident David Jenkins during the Mill fire two weeks ago, and shows how the fireball narrowly misses a firefighter tackling the blaze from an overhead platform. David said: “It was a terrifying night and it’s lucky no-one was hurt.”

Note: You may want your earphones in for this...

Sheep on M62 at Rishworth Moor

...or so I herd.

Officers investigate sexual harassment following Gumtree advert

This is horrific...