More rail strikes to hit Northern services

Workers at four rail companies - including Northern - are to stage two 24-hour strikes due to worsening disputes over the role of guards and driver-only trains.

Bailiff Bridge (Google Street View)

Project to stop sewer flooding finished ahead of schedule

A project to prevent sewer flooding in Bailiff Bridge that saw one of the village's busiest roads closed as finished two weeks ahead of schedule.

Prime Minister Theresa May

Theresa May re-affirms commitment to investing in Yorkshire transport links

The Prime Minister has re-affirmed her commitment to investing billions of pounds in the region’s transport links, during a PMQs which saw the Government come under fire for its “unacceptable” offer on public sector pay.
The Yorkshire Air Ambulance will begin night flights

Yorkshire Air Ambulance to fly at night

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance will begin its first night flights after being given permission from the Civil Aviation Authority.

Mobile speed cameras are out and about in Calderdale

Mobile speed camera locations in Calderdale

Mobile speed cameras will be in the following locations around Calderdale starting Monday 18 September.
Damage to the entrance to Orchard House in Elland

Elland business left counting the cost of irresponsible lorry drivers

An Elland business is demanding better signage to warn drivers of large vehicles about the height restrictions of a railway bridge.

M62 at Brighouse

Storm Aileen alert for Calderdale roads

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major A roads overnight and tomorrow morning during Storm Aileen.
Drivers have been warned to stay away from a number of dangerous roads when Storm Aileen hits tonight.

Highways Agency reveals list of Yorkshire roads you should avoid during Storm Aileen

Drivers are being urged to take extra care on motorways and major 'A roads' tonight and tomorrow morning as Storm Aileen strikes Yorkshire.


Police confirm names of tragic youngsters killed in M62 smash in Yorkshire

Police today released the names of two young children from West Yorkshire killed in a crash on the M62.

The scene of the crash. Picture: Highways England.

Rush-hour traffic chaos as road crash closes stretch of the M62 near Halifax

Drivers in West Yorkshire are facing rush-hour delays this morning following a crash on the M62 near Halifax.

Roadworks on Salterhebble Hill

Calderdale chiefs hope traffic light solution can solve A629 traffic chaos

Calderdale Council chiefs are hopeful that a new traffic light system will ease the traffic chaos on the A629 which has caused major disruption on the road.
Train services suspended between Leeds and Halifax after fire near Bradford station

Train services suspended between Leeds and Halifax after fire near Bradford station

Train services between Halifax and Leeds have been suspended after a fire broke out close to a station.

Picture of the queues on the A629 by Andrew Swallow

An absolute joke; a shambles - commuters react to A629 chaos as 12 months of roadworks begin

Commuters in and out of Halifax have reacted to the roadworks at Salterhebble as drivers are faced with huge tailbacks and up to an hour added to their journey time.

Train users are urged to check before they travel

Flooding causes delays to trains through Todmorden

Flooding on the railway line is causing services to Todmorden to be severely delayed.


More multi-storey car park plans revealed for Halifax town centre

A review into the parking facilities will be considered by Calderdale Counicl leaders which include building a new multi storey car park on the site of one which was only demolished less than 18 months ago.


M62 lanes shut after serious accident

The M62 was closed both ways this evening after a serious accident.

Dramatic footage of burst water pipe that closed busy Calderdale road

This dramatic footage of water exploding into the air caused one of Calderdale's busiest roads to close yesterday evening.
UK petrol prices are set to soar.

Motorists warned to expect rise in unleaded petrol prices as US hurricane whips up demand

British drivers are being warned that the price of unleaded petrol could jump in the coming days as demand in the US – as a result of Hurricane Harvey – has seen wholesale prices soar.

West Yorkshire Police are on the scene.

Long delays after multi-vehicle collision on M62

Drivers can expect long delays on the M62 this afternoon after a multi-vehicle collision.
Industrial action is set to disrupt Northern services on September 1 and September 4.

Everything you need to know about how strikes will affect Northern services in Yorkshire

Rail passengers in Yorkshire are being warned to prepare for significant disruption to services ahead of two 24-hour walkouts.

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