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Smartcard use up by 20 per cent, says combined authority chairman

The chairman of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority has celebrated the “huge impact” of a smartcard travel scheme.

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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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Kodi

Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

TV streaming service Kodi has closed two of its most popular streaming channels following a lawsuit from US satellite broadcaster Dish Network.

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The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than 7,000 to 155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.

Yorkshire house prices on the rise - but not as fast as the national average

The price of the average house in Yorkshire has increased by more than £7,000 to £155,357 in the last year, according to an official index.
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Planned motorway roadworks from June 12 to 18.

Next week’s planned roadworks

These are the planned roadworks for Yorkshire’s motorways for the week ahead.

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Lidl customers warned over Whatsapp competition scam

Lidl customers warned over Whatsapp competition scam

Discount supermarket giant Lidl has issued a warning to its customers about a WhatsApp scam using its branding.

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Harry Potter

Have you got an original Harry Potter first edition? It could be worth £50,000

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone celebrates its 20th birthday this month - and original copies of the book are now worth up to £50,000.

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Northern shared this picture showing the aftermath of the landslip.

Rail engineers work through night to clear landslip near Mytholmroyd which caused severe disruption

Rail services between Halifax and Hebden Bridge have resumed this morning after trees were swept onto the railway line during a landslip.

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Halifax employee’s ‘year of hell’ after she was sacked for being pregnant

Halifax employee’s ‘year of hell’ after she was sacked for being pregnant

A job agency gave an employee “a year of hell” after she was sacked for being PREGNANT, an employment tribunal heard.

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Linking Up: Ben Hawksworth of Hawk 3D Proto

Juries up close with crime scenes in 3D

A 3D printing company is helping West Yorkshire Police piece together crime scenes after securing a deal to supply a printer to the force.

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The group of 18 women said they were left speechless after the entrepreneur personally offered to send them away on a complimentary dream trip to the USA.

Branson comes to aid of hen-do kicked off flight with free Vegas trip

Sir Richard Branson has come to the aid of a hen-do who were kicked off a flight for wearing "Bitches on Tour" T-shirts by sending them on a free holiday - to LAS VEGAS.

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Heavy rainfall and hail stones in Crossgates, Leeds. Picture: @lynger2000

Reports of flash flooding in Yorkshire as stormy weather hits region

Flash flooding has been reported in Yorkshire as stormy weather passes through the region this afternoon.
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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

Highways England is lifting more than 300 miles of roadworks to help people travelling this May bank holiday.

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Mike Fraine of Froneri presents ther award to Chris Winter (centre) and Nina Rogers of Yorkshire Sculture Park

Deadline approaches for names in major Yorkshire tourism awards

The deadline is fast approaching for this region’s businesses to put their name forward for a major tourism accolade.

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There is a real risk to election results being compromised

Cyber attack ‘highly likely’ in UK election

A cyber attack aimed at influencing the outcome of the UK General Election is highly likely, according to a leading cyber security expert.

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Changes to North Kirklees bus services this weekend

Changes to North Kirklees bus services this weekend

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding public transport users that there are timetable changes affecting local bus services this weekend, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May.

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M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Argos. Picture: Press Association.

Argos: Strike won’t hit deliveries

Retail giant Argos has said deliveries will not be affected by a strike by up to 1,400 of its warehouse staff.

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DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

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