Passenger suffers 'serious head injuries' after Halifax van collision

A man suffered serious head injuries after the van he was a passenger in collided with a tree and a car, police said.
Chris Grayling boards a train in York on his way to Horsforth. Picture: Gary Longbottom

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London.

Rev Canon Hilary Barber at Halifax Minster

Halifax Minster hosts poignant service to remember people who lost their lives in traffic collisions

A poignant service to remember all those who have lost their lives in road traffic collisions is to be held at Halifax Minster.

Congestion on Huddersfield Road, brighouse

Plan for £52.4m Brighouse bypass moves a step closer

Schemes which could deliver millions of pounds worth of investment in Brighouse to boost employment and reduce congestion have moved a step closer.


M62 cleared after collision

The M62 has been cleared following a collision this morning.
Wakefield Road in Brighouse will be closed overnight due to roadworks

Main route to the M62 at Brighouse set for overnight closure

One of the main routes taking traffic to the M62 at Brighouse will be closed overnight due to roadworks.

Funding has been approved for a new highway through the Clifton Enterprise zone

£4.5m Clifton business highway through green land given the go-ahead

A £4.5m bid to build a business highway through a new enterprise zone in Clifton, near Brighouse, has been successful.
Turbury Lane. Photo: Google.

Rescue operation after car flips over in Halifax road crash

A man was freed from an overturned car by firefighters after a road crash near Halifax last night.

Train strikes in West Yorkshire

The train services still running across Yorkshire as railways hit by 'worst strike in decades'

Rail workers are said to be "solidly supporting" a series of strikes which are causing the biggest disruption to train services in decades
Emergency closure

Emergency closure of A629 due to major water main burst

Emergency repairs will be carried on the A629, Huddersfield Road, due to a major water main bust and resulting in the highway being closed to traffic.

Long delays on M62 after accident - one lane still closed

DRIVERS are facing long delays on the M62 near Leeds this morning after an  accident.
An accident closed two lanes on the M62 this morning. Picture: Highways England.

Crash blocks M62 near Leeds causing heavy traffic and long delays

A CRASH has caused long delays on the M62 in West Yorkshire this morning.

Halifax MP Holly Lynch

‘High Speed Rail would be game changer for Halifax’ says MP

Halifax MP Holly Lynch has called on the Government to ensure that Halifax features in plans for the proposed ‘High Speed 3’ rail line describing it as a potential ‘game changer’ for the area.

Christmas train travel

Going away this Christmas? Here is why you should book your train tickets in advance

Rail travellers face paying up to twice as much for their Christmas getaway if they wait until December to book a ticket, according to new research.
Commuters at Halifax train station

Calderdale rail commuters face further disruption as union calls more strikes

The RMT union has announced further strike action in November as the long-running safety dispute over driver-only trains rumbles on.

Road closure in Shelf

Warning about overnight road closure in Calderdale

Motorists are being warned about overnight road closures as Calderdale Council carries out ' essential maintenance,.

Brighouse railway station

Dismay at lack of funding and plan for railway station improvement

A solution to commuter misery at Brighouse train station has hit the buffers with no funding or scheme to improve car parking problems in sight.

Angry traders say the A629 roadworks have severely damaged their businesses

Salterhebble roadwork chaos puts businesses on the brink of going bust

Angry owners are demanding more support or fear they will have to close their shops due to the impact of long-running roadworks on their trade.

Library picture.

Motorists warned of long delays as concrete block causes havoc on Yorkshire motorway

The Highways Agency has re-opened the A1 after a large concrete block caused major chaos to rush-hour traffic this morning.
Chain Bar roundabout.

Government halts M62 Chain Bar slip road plan

MORE THAN a dozen road improvement projects in England have been delayed or face cancellation including a project on the M62 and M606 in West Yorkshire.

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