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Plans for major new dual carriageway in Leeds one step closer

A finance package of £126.63m for one of the most significant road building plans in Leeds for decades has been primed for approval by decision-makers.

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Arriva North trains set for three-day strike in July

Arriva North trains set for three-day strike in July

Trains are set to grind to a hall during a three-day strike by staff at Arriva Rail North.

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New war of words as three more train strikes announced on Northern

A NEW war of words broke out today as a rail union announced a new series of strikes in its long-running dispute over the use of guards on Northern Rail’s trains.

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The junction has been identified as one under the "greatest" amounts of pressure. Picture: Google Maps

Busy Harrogate junction to get 'smart lights' in £210,000 upgrade

A major junction in Harrogate town centre is set to receive “state of the art” new traffic lights as part of a £210,000 investment.

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Date: 30th June 2016. Picture James Hardisty. Official opening of the CityConnect Cycle Superhighway.

‘Evolving’ strategy for cycling in Leeds until 2030 approved

Ambitious plans to a create a “city that embraces cycling as an everyday normalised activity for all” have today been endorsed by Leeds City Council.

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The crash happened on the A61 Harrogate road on the outskirts of Leeds. Picture: Google

Update: Leeds road reopened after van driver taken to hospital in serious condition

Part of the main route between Leeds and Harrogate has reopened following a crash this morning.

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The crash happened on the A61 Harrogate road on the outskirts of Leeds. Picture: Google

Update: Leeds road reopened after van driver taken to hospital in serious condition

Part of the main route between Leeds and Harrogate has reopened following a crash this morning.
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Travel alert: Broken down train causes delays and cancellations between Leeds and York

A broken down train has created delays and cancellations to rail services in North and West Yorkshire this morning.

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Bradford rail station on track for new building

BRADFORD’S Forster Square Station, once one of Yorkshire’s great rail terminals but long relegated to a backwater on the region’s transport network, is now in line for a £17m redevelopment.

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Budget for Bond End gets £100,000 cash boost

A £100,000 cash boost has been added to the pot which will pay to improve congestion through Bond End in Knaresborough.

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Do smart motorways enhance road safety or not?

YP Letters: Dumb signs blight so-called smart motorways

From: Robin Ashley, South Anston, Sheffield.

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Two vehicles involved are still partially blocking York Place waiting to be recovered. Picture: James Monaghan

Four people now "safe" following Knaresborough crash

Four people involved involved in a car crash in Knaresborough are now "safe and out of the vehicles".

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The road between Thornton Le Dale and the Fox and Rabbit pub is closed. Picture: Google

Road closure: North Yorkshire Police respond to serious collision near Thornton Le Dale

A road was closed in North Yorkshire following a serious collision this morning.
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Train passengers travelling on a number of lines leaving Sheffield and Rotherham are being affected by day-long engineering works.

Sheffield train passengers being affected by day-long engineering works

Train passengers travelling on a number of lines leaving Sheffield and Rotherham are being affected by day-long engineering works.

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Travel alert: Leeds city centre road closed after man hit by bus

Travel alert: Leeds city centre road closed after man hit by bus

A city centre road has been closed in both directions after an elderly man was knocked down by a bus.
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Air pollution reduction drive needs 20mph limits, Green campaigners say

Environmental campaigners are calling on politicians to introduce default 20mph limits in towns and cities to help tackle air pollution.

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Cyclist in collision with car near Harrogate's Pine Marten

A cyclist has been taken to Harrogate District Hospital following a collision with a car this morning (June 14).
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Leeds Bradford Airport records busiest ever week

Leeds Bradford Airport records busiest ever week

Leeds Bradford Airport has recorded the busiest week in its history this month.
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Date: 13th June 2017. Picture James Hardisty. Preview of  Leeds�" new, 1,000-space Temple Green Park and Ride, just off Junction 45 of the M1 motorway. Pictured Councillor Judith Blake Leader of Council and Executive Member for Economy and Culture, Chris Powell, Operation Manager Hunslet Park,  Councillor Keith Wakefield, and Councillor Richard Lewis.

New 1,000 space park and ride set to open in Leeds

A NEW 1,000 space park and ride in east Leeds designed to help cut city centre traffic congestion and air pollution set to open on Monday.

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Travel alert: Services returning to normal after incident on railway near Todmorden

Travel alert: Services returning to normal after incident on railway near Todmorden

Passengers were warned to expect delays and service cancellations after emergency services respond to an incident on the rail network in West Yorkshire.
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