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NEWS

This follows from my story on suspicious chicken pieces being found in January

NEWS

Here’s a video from the scene of the accident in Honley, where a 12-year-old girl was hit by a car.

She has suffered serious injuries and been flown to Leeds General Infirmary by air ambulance.


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News

Work on clearing a massive site in Huddersfield is progressing well.


Demolition of Huddersfield Sports Centre. As it was 21/3/16
Demolition of Huddersfield Sports Centre. As it was 21/3/16


Contractors working for South Yorkshire-based Demex have flattened several buildings off Old Leeds Road as part of the huge contract.


Their work to bring down the former Huddersfield Sports Centre is not expected to start until after the Easter holidays.


http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/sports-centre-demolition-latest-buildings-11076842

News

Some sad news regarding the road closure at Huddersfield Road in Honley following an accident. A girl, thought to be aged around 12, has suffered serious injuries and been flown to Leeds General Infirmary by air ambulance.


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Traffic

Reports of Huddersfield Road between Berry Brow and Honley closed with slow traffic due to an accident at A6024 Woodhead Road.

M62

Earlier traffic on the M62 between Ainley Top and Rishworth Moor has been cleared after a broken down vehicle has been removed.

Birkby crash

Police have revealed a victim of last week’s Birkby crash was heavily pregnant and has sadly lost her unborn child.

The 24-year-old is in a serious condition and being treated in Leeds General Infirmary.

Police are appealing for information from any witnesses after the collision between a blue Vauxhall Corsa and Silver Ford Focus took place on the junction between Blacker Road and St John’s Road on Thursday evening.

The driver of the Vauxhall Corsa a 24-year-old woman sustained minor injuries and two child passengers (also in the Corsa) were left with minor injuries.

Three men aged 24, 29 and 35 were been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and have been released on police bail.

Stay tuned for more on this story.


The crash in Birkby
The crash in Birkby

Local news

And speaking of UFOs...the Examiner has received a very interesting email from one Dalton man claiming their existence.

What do you believe?

Have a read and see what you think...

Travel

Transpennine Express services between Batley and Morley have been returned to normal after earlier delays due to trespassers on the line.

What's on

Comedian Ben Miller was in town yesterday as he gave a talk on UFOs.

The talk was part of the Huddersfield Literature Festival.

Read our review here.

Huddersfield Literature Festival host a night with comedian Ben Miller, at Huddersfield University.
Huddersfield Literature Festival host a night with comedian Ben Miller, at Huddersfield University.

Traffic

Reports of traffic on the M62 westbound near the Lofthouse junction for the M1 if you’re coming from over that way. One lane blocked due to debris in the road, traffic coping well.

Crime

Police are appealing for any witnesses after an ice cream man was attacked outside a school in Birkby.

The vendor suffered minor injuries in the attack outside St Patrick’s School on George Avenue yesterday afternoon.

Read the full report here.

George Avenue, Birkby
George Avenue, Birkby

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Traffic

Traffic on Penistone Road in Fenay Bridge has now cleared.

What's on

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Travel:

Traffic heavier than normal and slow traffic on A629 Penistone Road Westbound between Mountfield Road and A642 Wakefield Road.


From the Pharmacy to the Morrisons.

Travel:

A629 Calderdale Way Westbound clear between A6025 Halifax Road and A6026 Wakefield Road/B6112 Stainland Road.

The Olde Hatte, one of Huddersfield’s best-known pubs is due to shut for a fortnight from March 29 so a £100,000 refurbishment can take place.

Pubs to be re-fitted - Olde Hatte, Trinity Street.
Pubs to be re-fitted - Olde Hatte, Trinity Street.

The pub is situated just yards from Huddersfield Bus Station.

Local News:

The Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge’s (RCoSB) third annual Classic Bike and Scooter Show promises to be bigger and better than before.

A classic Lambretta scooter from the archives of Huddersfield Scooter Club
A classic Lambretta scooter from the archives of Huddersfield Scooter Club


The date for the diary is Sunday, May 29th 2016, from 11am until 4pm (late spring bank holiday Sunday), and the location is at The Wharf, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 2AG.


Classic Bikes and Scooters on display together with lots of exciting attractions with food and refreshment stalls for a family day out coupled with pre 1980’s Bike nostalgia.


There will be a free cinema showing bike films with children’s screenings as well.

All visitors can take part in judging the bikes with prize giving at 3pm by the Mayor of Calderdale.


Meet visiting personalities from the ‘World of Classic Biking’ during the day. Also view the modern day Super and Road bikes belonging to the biker visitors to the Show.


Why not bring a picnic and enjoy a break on the grassy banks of the Calder and Hebble Navigation Canal watching the narrow boats in and out of the locks?


Local News:

Lorna Idle is offering a special hands-on training DJ Workship over four Mondays beginning April 2 at Kirkheaton Community Centre, Fields Rise.


Anyone interested should phone 01484 358021.

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Travel

Signalling problems are causing a few issues on the trains.

Some lines are blocked, and services between Doncaster and Leeds may be cancelled or delayed

The service due at Wakefield at 10.44 arriving in Huddersfield at 11.17 will no longer call at Wakefield Westgate.



News

An in-debt hospital trust would need an extra £92m to return Huddersfield Royal Infirmary to a satisfactory condition.


Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Acre Street, Lindley, Huddersfield.
Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Acre Street, Lindley, Huddersfield.


The hospital, which currently houses Huddersfield’s A&E, is in a ‘poor condition’ which would cost £92.4m to fix, trust bosses have said. You can see more here.

News

More news on the road accident in Kirkheaton this morning.

Police say a collision occurred at about 8.50am in Kirkheaton on Highgate Lane at the junction with Cockley Hill Lane. A car ended up in a field, as a result.

The council has been informed and is dealing with the incident, and it is not thought anyone was seriously hurt.

Police are urging drivers to take extra care as some road surfaces are slippery.

Traffic

It’s been a steady rush hour out on the roads this morning with no major problems.

It’s still busy on the A629 Calderdale Way westbound in Elland.

And there is heavy traffic on the A641 Huddersfield Road outbound in Brighouse, but apart from that it seems fairly quiet.