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Road cleared, broken down vehicle removed on M62 Eastbound between J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar) and J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome).
Reports of M62 eastbound partially blocked due to broken down vehicle between J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar) and J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome).
Traffic is coping well.
A man stopped by police following a road rage incident involving another driver had drunk up to five bottles of wine the previous evening.
A court heard Paul Tansey, who had an 11-year-old child with him in the car, failed a roadside breath test and was found to be more than four times the limit.
Police had stopped his vehicle after he hurled abuse at another motorist who had challenged him about his bad driving.
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Huddersfield Royal Infirmary could be knocked down as part of a plan to revamp hospital services in the town.
Life-threatening cases will be treated at Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax, while a newly- built Huddersfield Royal Infirmary will tackle less serious cases – if a hospital shake-up plan goes ahead.
We’re running a blog about a bomb scare in Deighton.
Our crime reporter Robert Sutcliffe is there and you can read the latest updates here.
Well, that’s all from me this afternoon, handing over to my colleague Dave. Stay tuned for more news of the bomb scare in Deighton.
ROKT climbing gym in Brighouse is climbing its way back after the recent floods.
Fundraising to reach the £40k repair bill has met the halfway mark.
Bomb disposal units have been sent to Deighton to investigate claims a suspicious package was found on a wall.
To read live updates on this story, click here.
A move to ‘bring Holmfirth Civic Hall home’ is off to a great start.
Parish councillors are pleased with the turnout at a meeting to discuss Kirklees Council’s plans to transfer the asset.
Read more on the story here.
Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman has taken to social media to express his views on the proposals to close our A&E department.
See what he has to say here.
Have a look at this stunning photograph taken in the Huddersfield snow by Twitter user Steve Lloyd-Smart.
If you have any photographs of the snow, send them in at email@example.com.
Figures of people charged with drink driving over the festive season have been released.
Police say they charged 155 people with the offence across West Yorkshire in December.
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We would love to hear from anyone who may be badly affected by the proposals to shut Huddersfield’s A&E department.
If the department has saved your life, or you rely on it, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For anyone who’s been enjoying the snow this weekend, the weather looks set to quieten down over the next week.
A petition to keep Huddersfield’s A&E department open now has more than 500 signatures.
Good afternoon, everyone.
That’s all on the blog from me. My colleague Susie will be with you shortly.
Playing nation’s favourite Cilla will be like a walk in the park compared to Sheridan Smith’s next challenge.
She’s about to portray Julie Bushby, the pillar of the community who helped convict Karen Matthews for kidnapping her own daughter, Shannon.
Mum of three Julie, 45, says: “Sheridan will probably be surprised to hear I don’t hate Karen, despite what she did.”
There is more here.
A girl fighting back to health after a growth was found on her brain has pleaded for the return of her lifeline iPhone.
Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney is urging people to sign his petition against the proposed closure of the A&E department in Huddersfield.
Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman is also running a petition, and more than 30,000 have joined a Facebook page dedicated to saving the service.
There is more on the story here.
It has become one of Huddersfield’s most inspiring nights – and its stars are nominated by you.
Today we start the search for this year’s unsung heroes and heroines from across Kirklees and parts of Calderdale to honour them at the Examiner Community Awards which will be held in late May. You can see more here.
West Yorkshire Police has praised the public for helping to identify those suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
The Force supported the national Christmas anti-drink driving campaign by encouraging members of the public to ‘dob in a drink or drug driver’.
Throughout December 2015, 157 people were charged with drink or drug driving across the county, a significant reduction compared to the previous year when 183 people were charged.
David Wagner was disappointed as Huddersfield Town missed out on a fourth successive home Championship win but accepted Fulham deserved a share of the spoils.
As the head coach predicted pre-match, it was a clash of similar styles at the John Smith’s Stadium, and the boss admitted it took time for his side to find their feet in a game which brought a tickets-issued crowd of 12,039 (477 away fans). There is more here.
There is still a feeling of disbelief among many over the news that Huddersfield’s A&E is earmarked to close.
More than 30,000 people have joined a Facebook page dedicated to saving the service – and that figure could well soar to 50,000.
Thousands more have signed petitions organised by the MPs Barry Sheerman and Jason McCartney and many others have taken to social media voicing their disbelief at the proposals. You can see more here.
Well, that’s all from me for the moment. Off to Pike Law Lane to see how our recovery friends are dealing with extracting this lorry.
My colleague, Phil, will be with you shortly.
Police say they are at the scene on Pike Law Lane, Scapegoat Hill, after Bulgarian lorry driver failed to understand warning signs and got stuck.
Here is a picture of what happened just a few months ago on the same road. Residents are fed up and say something must be done as these kind of incidents just keep on happening...
West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Mark Burns-Williamson, has been reselected to be Labour’s candidate for May’s election.
He was unanimously approved by all the Constituency Labour Parties and affiliated organisations across West Yorkshire.
Since being elected in November 2012 Mark says he has delivered on the pledges he made to West Yorkshire people.