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News

“I don’t want to be just another guy hanging about on the streets.”

These were the determined words of 18-year-old Dalton hip hop musician Tommy, who goes by the name T Mac.

Things haven’t always been easy for the teen, who in March came out of prison after spending a year inside for stealing a phone.

T Mac is now determined to turn his life around and make a career for himself, and wants to use his music to reach out to youngsters and dissuade them from getting involved with gangs.

More here...

Rapper T Mac, just out of prison, recording with Paul McDermott and Wesley Cunliffe in Moldgreen, Huddersfield.
Rapper T Mac, just out of prison, recording with Paul McDermott and Wesley Cunliffe in Moldgreen, Huddersfield.

News

A police manhunt was continuing today for a former prisoner armed with a knife who threatened officers when they went to arrest him.

The 37-year-old is wanted on recall to prison, but fled from a house in Rufford Road, Milnsbridge, after police arrived.

An extensive search for him continued over the weekend and Det Insp Stef Wiseman, of Huddersfield CID, said: “Arrest enquiries are still ongoing.

More here...

Examiner reporter Robert Sutcliffe speaks to alleged knifeman
Examiner reporter Robert Sutcliffe speaks to alleged knifeman

News

A stunning timelapse video has been produced by a Huddersfield man who says it proves planes are spraying particles into the atmosphere to reduce temperatures.

While some may say he has his head in the clouds, Ray Lynch says his video, taken from a window at his home in Moldgreen, shows definitively that chemtrails do exist.

“People can say what they want about me, but there is no denying what is on the video.”

More here...

Travel

M62 eastbound entry slip road still closed due to emergency repairs and earlier overturned vehicle at J21 A640 (Milnrow). Traffic is coping well.

The overturned lorry on the M62 at junction 21 Milnrow eastbound
The overturned lorry on the M62 at junction 21 Milnrow eastbound

News

Drivers were left holding their noses after a load of pig excrement was spilled on a main road.

The unfortunate deposit at the bottom of Wakefield Road in Dewsbury caused a stink across the town centre.

One lane was blocked in rush hour on Monday and drivers were forced to negotiate the muck heap.

More here...

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M62

The M62 Eastbound entry slip road at j21 Milnrow is still closed following an accident in which a lorry overturned.

Three recovery vehicles have been working to right the lorry. Traffic is moving well.

M62 crash

Here’s more information about the overturned lorry on the M62 at Milnrow this morning.

REGIONAL NEWS

Here are some of the latest news headlines from the region:

Councillors will decide today whether to allow the first fracking operation in the UK for five years.

More protests are expected in Northallerton as a decision is made on an application by UK firm Third Energy to frack for shale gas at its existing drilling site near the village of Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering, North Yorkshire.

Schools, classroom, pupil, education, exams stock
Schools, classroom, pupil, education, exams stock

Unfair school funding puts hundreds of thousands of children in schools in the North at a disadvantage compared with London youngsters, a major report has claimed.

According to the work done by Public Policy Research (IPPR) North and Teach First, those at primary school level in the north of England receive about £4,600 per pupil in grant funding, £900 less than London.

At secondary level, the North receives around £5,700 per pupil, £100 less than the English average and £1,300 less than London.

A teenage boy is fighting for his life after taking ecstasy known as ‘Rockstar’.

He’s believed to be 16 and police, who attended an unknown scene at 4.2am on Saturday, have described his condition as critical

NEWS

North West Motorway Police have taken photos of the overturned lorry at j21 Milnrow east bound this morning.

The slip road is currently closed while recovery work takes place.

According to the force, the driver has gone to hospital with a suspected broken arm.


TRAVEL

Huddersfield Railway Station
Huddersfield Railway Station

All trains leaving from Huddersfield are currently on time, according to National Rail updates

NEWS

Poor man, hope he’s making a speedy recovery.

CRIME

Not the crime call you expect to get in the office...

Great news for our countryside!

M62

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to Monday’s blog. Hope you all had fantastic weekends and get to spend some time in the sun today.

M62 motorway over the Peninnes, splits at Stott Hall Farm 'Little House', near Junction 22
M62 motorway over the Peninnes, splits at Stott Hall Farm 'Little House', near Junction 22

Here’s a round up of the latest M62 travel information:


There’s disruption on the M62 already this morning.

The M62 Eastbound lane closed on entry slip road due to overturned lorry at J21 A640 (Milnrow).

Lane two (of two) is closed. Traffic is coping well so far.

Stock Pics: M62 motorway junction 25 near Brighouse.
Stock Pics: M62 motorway junction 25 near Brighouse.

There is heavy traffic which is heavier than normal on M62 Eastbound between J23 A640 / A643 (Huddersfield) and J24 A629 (Ainley Top).
Affecting traffic towards Brighouse.


Heavy traffic and traffic heavier than normal on M62 Eastbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar).
Affecting traffic towards Bradford.

Traffic on the M62 near Huddersfield (stock image)
Traffic on the M62 near Huddersfield (stock image)

Slow traffic and traffic heavier than normal on M62 Eastbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J26 M606 / A58 (Chain Bar).
On the route from Manchester towards Leeds.

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