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Traffic delays in Leeds city centre as university staff stage two-day protest in pensions row

DRIVERS face delays in Leeds city centre today and tomorrow when striking University of Leeds staff stage protest action in a row over pensions.
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£9million improvement scheme for North York Moors Railway approved

Councillors have approved a £9m development at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway that will see the building of a “stable” to protect 40 carriages from the weather, and a workshop for the restoration of historic artefacts.

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First Bus''Photograph by Richard Walker/ www.imagenorth.net

New low-emission buses hit the roads of Leeds

Audio announcements, USB charging points and free Wi-Fi have come to a select number of Leeds buses.

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Ivan Timofejev.

A day in the life of a First Leeds bus driver

Daily commuters may see them as often as their own colleagues, but are likely to know little about the work lives of the people who get them where they need to be.

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Cars struggling on Fleet Moss, North Yorkshire's highest road, in January.  Picture: PA

‘Significantly more wintery’ weather ravages North Yorkshire’s roads

“SIGNIFICANTLY more wintery” weather conditions since November have had a “noticeably damaging effect” on roads across North Yorkshire, the country council has said.

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Are public transport links to Doncaster Sheffield Airport good enough?

YP Letters: Fact check over failure of city airport

From: Howard Knight, Sheffield.

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Three lanes of M62 near Huddersfield closed after crash

Three lanes of M62 near Huddersfield closed after crash

There are currently long delays on the M62 eastbound after a crash.
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Should more TransPennine express services serve Hunmanby?

YP Letters: Rail failing young and old alike

From: Nick Harvey, Stonegate, Hunmanby.

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Work begins next Monday (February 26) on West Park multi-storey car park

Work to commence on £1 million upgrade to Harrogate multi-storey car park

A temporary road closure and one-way system are planned in Harrogate as part of a £1 million upgrade to a car park.

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Broken down train causing delays between Leeds and Harrogate

A BROKEN down train between Leeds and Harrogate has led to the cancellation of some rail services this morning.

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Theresa May was in Leeds yesterday to speak to The Yorkshire Post. Pic: Simon Hulme

Theresa May refuses calls to give transport bosses in North same powers as London counterparts

Prime Minister Theresa May has refused to back calls for transport bosses in the North to be given the same powers as their London counterparts, in a bid to deliver £70bn of road and rail improvements and close the yawning divide between Yorkshire’s transport infrastructure and the capital.

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New bus masterplan aims to keep Leeds on the move

Civic leaders in Leeds today unveiled proposals designed to revolutionise bus travel on some of the city’s busiest roads.

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Prime Minister Theresa May at The Yorkshire Post offices in Leeds on Monday. (Simon Hulme).

The Yorkshire Post says: May’s missed chance on rail - PM fails to set policy in motion

GIVEN the strategic importance of high-speed rail to the North of England’s future economy, this was a missed opportunity for the Prime Minister to seize the initiative over the crucial issue of the North’s transport infrastructure.

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Will Heathrow's third runway benefit Yorkshire?

YP Letters: Heathrow PR overblows value of third runway

From: Paul McGuinness, Chair, No 3rd Runway Coalition, London.

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This is why traffic in Leeds could be even WORSE on Monday

This is why traffic in Leeds could be even WORSE on Monday

Drivers could face chaos on the M621 on tomorrow's commute as roadworks get underway.

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PIC: James Hardisty

Transport top of the agenda for Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Leeds visit

Transport was top of the agenda when Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn visited Leeds to hear about the planned £500m redevelopment of the city’s main railway station.

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The crashed happened in Otley Road, close to the junction with Cottage Road. Picture: Google

Police directing traffic after motorcyclist injured in crash in Headingley

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash in Leeds which has left a major road partially blocked.

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Watch woman walk dog along guided busway on Leeds five-lane carriageway

They're reserved exclusively for buses.

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Clipper said its new training initiative, which is called Revolve, stands not only to benefit Clipper and its employees, but also the wider industry

Clipper to train warehouse employees as drivers

Clipper Logistics, ​which​ distributes goods for retailers such as John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Asda and Morrisons,​ has launched ​a new training initiative to train its warehouse employees as drivers, allowing them to further their careers and progress within the business.

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The M621 in Leeds.

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

Motorists will continue to face disruption on a major commuter route near Leeds as the next phase of upgrades to the M621 begins.

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