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That’s all from me. Join us from 7.30am tomorrow with all the latest news and travel..

Travel

Traffic is easing on Calderdale Way Southbound before M62 / A643 (Ainley Top Roundabout).

Travel

We’re getting reports that Wakefield Road is busy but moving at Cooper Bridge Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout).

News

A kids’ party venue is having another go at applying for an alcohol licence after council officials refused the first due to noise complaints.


Marsh party venue Popkidz were denied the licence last year following upset in the community over excessive noise.


Popkidz party venue in Marsh
Popkidz party venue in Marsh


But the children’s events company have since resolved noise issues, and have been warned against cigarette litter or throwing 18th and 21st bashes as part of the conditions for holding the licence.


http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/marsh-childrens-party-venue-popkidz-10529964


Travel

News

Police are warning of a number of fake Scottish £20 notes in circulation in the area.


Fake Scottish money
Fake Scottish money


A spokesperson said: “We have had several calls from shopkeepers in the Holmfirth area about a male attempting to pay for goods with a fake Scottish £20 note.
“Usually, people with fake notes tend to keep trying to spend them until they get rid of them, so please be aware that there are some in the area.”

That’s it from me today...Emma will see you through to closing time.

News

‘Tis the season to go shopping...well for some. I avoid it like the plague like most men! Anyway, if late night shopping floats your boat you’ll be pleased to here it all kicks off in Huddersfield this Thursday. And there’s free parking too!


Weather

We narrowly missed out on eclipsing 2009 as the wettest November ever. The miserable month saw three times more rain fall than average...more than eight inches worth according to weatherman Paul Stevens.

Flooding under bridge on Clough Lane near to Clough House pub
Flooding under bridge on Clough Lane near to Clough House pub

News

It’s only Tuesday but you might be ready to box the ears of some of your colleagues already? I know I am!

Well all is not lost, why not sign up for ‘White Collar boxing’. Read all about it below.


News

Lottery winners Susan and Michael Crossland with Peter Branson, chief executive of the Forget Me Not Children's Hospice in Huddersfield
Lottery winners Susan and Michael Crossland with Peter Branson, chief executive of the Forget Me Not Children's Hospice in Huddersfield

Travel

Cooper Bridge was jammed up this morning when I came in and it’s still a bit chok-a-block according to our travel alerts.

There’s stop-start traffic on A644 Wakefield Road from A62 Cooper Bridge Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout) to M62 J25 roundabout.

HTAFC

Town go into this weekend’s fixture against Birmingham City hoping to halt a run of losses. The Terriers poor form since manager Chris Powell left has seen them lose to Leeds, Sheffield Wednesday and Middlesbrough.

With new manager David Wagner having links with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, the club have been linked with some of the Reds youngsters. You can read chairman Dean Hoyle’s thoughts on the matter via this tweet.


News

breathalyser, breath, test, drink driving, police stock
breathalyser, breath, test, drink driving, police stock


Last December, 181 people were charged for drink driving related offences (153 men, 30 women) in West Yorkshire.
There were two cases of drug-driving.

Officers carried out 1,273 roadside breath tests in December 2014 and of those charged, 26 came from Kirklees.

The most common age range for those charged was 25 - 34 years.

News

Have you been down to the new Packhorse Kitchen for lunch? How was it?

New Packhorse Kitchen in Huddersfield
New Packhorse Kitchen in Huddersfield


And it seems the re-opening of Burger King has brought excitement to some, including one who described it as the “best day of my life”.


That’s all from me. Nick Lavigueur is up next.

Top stories today so far

Louie, bottom right, stepped up when the homeless man came to Bar Five looking for work
Louie, bottom right, stepped up when the homeless man came to Bar Five looking for work

2) First glimpse inside the Packhorse Kitchen as Huddersfield gets new food court

New Packhorse Kitchen in Huddersfield
New Packhorse Kitchen in Huddersfield

3) Dean Hoyle: We’re after loans but we won’t be a Liverpool feeder club

Dean Hoyle at PPG Canalside
Dean Hoyle at PPG Canalside

News

Staff have suddenly walked out at Meltham Post Office .

The Carlile Institute branch on Huddersfield Road is currently closed to the public, due to a decision taken by employees this morning.

The closure has been blamed by Richard Noon, secretary for the Meltham Carlile Community Interest Company and independent town councillor, on a “breakdown in communication in the branch.”

More here...

A kids’ party venue is having another go at applying for an alcohol licence after council officials refused the first due to noise complaints.

Marsh party venue Popkidz, whose brand is fronted by former Atomic Kitten star Kerry Katona, were denied the licence last year following upset in the community over excessive noise.

But the children’s events company have since resolved noise issues, and have been warned against cigarette litter or throwing 18th and 21st bashes as part of the conditions for holding the licence.
More here...

Good morning.

Right, that’s all from me, Dave Himelfield will be taking over the reins now

NEWS

First Unite union bus drivers are to strike for three further days in December in Huddersfield if talks between themselves and management are unsuccessful.

Have you got a toddler? What do you think to this new portable privacy potty, that’s been designed by a Huddersfield mum?

3-yr-old Shanieve Parker in the Petit en Suite portable toilet training shelter invented by Alison Toole of Dalton.
3-yr-old Shanieve Parker in the Petit en Suite portable toilet training shelter invented by Alison Toole of Dalton.

Our weatherman Paul Stevens has just given his latest forecast for the day.

It’s not as bad as yesterday, hurray!

NEWS

Huddersfield will get more dining out options today when the new Packhorse Kitchen food court opens.

New Packhorse Kitchen in Huddersfield
New Packhorse Kitchen in Huddersfield

Have a look at our gallery to see which fast food joints will be opening here.

TRAVEL

More traffic woes, this time for bus commuters

TRAVEL

Here are some pictures of the traffic queues on the M62. This one is taken of the eastbound side at junction 25, where traffic is backing up from junction 26 where a lorry overturned

M62 traffic queuing at junction 25 westbound due to broken down vehicle in between junction 25 and 26
M62 traffic queuing at junction 25 westbound due to broken down vehicle in between junction 25 and 26

And this is taken westbound at junction 25, near to where a vehicle broke down

M62 traffic queuing at junction 25 due to overturned vehicle at junction 26
M62 traffic queuing at junction 25 due to overturned vehicle at junction 26

TRAVEL

I’ve had reports that there are two accidents on the M62 both between j26 and 27.

Highways Agency
Highways Agency

Here’s what I have so far- I’ll bring you more soon.

One lane closed, very slow traffic and long delays due to recovery work on M62 Eastbound between J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar) and J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome), congestion on M62 to J22 A672 (Rishworth Moor).
Lane one (of four) is closed after a van has fallen onto its side and is being recovered. Affecting traffic towards Leeds from Huddersfield.

Slow traffic and lane blocked due to broken down vehicle on M62 Westbound between J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar) and J25 A644 (Brighouse).

Affecting traffic from Wakefield towards Manchester.

HELLO

Morning everyone! I’ll be with you for the next couple of hours

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