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‘Vital’ work to start on Leeds bypass road after safety fears

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Will roadworks affect your journey?

Will roadworks affect your journey next week?

Transport
Traffic queues building up at junction 19 of the M62. Picture: Highways England

Traffic alert: Major delays as M62 closed in both directions due to ongoing police incident

Transport

Shocking footage shows passengers falling down Leeds Station escalators

News 3
Will roadworks affect your journey?

Will roadworks affect your journey next week?

Transport

Police keep peace at Bradford City match with just eight liaison officers

Crime 1
Killingbeck Police Station in Leeds, which is to be sold off.

Police stations in Leeds, Keighley and Bingley to be sold off

Crime 9
West Yorkshire Police's Leeds District Headquarters on Elland Road, Leeds. Pictured Divisional Commander Chief Supt Paul Money.
11th April 2014. JG100268d Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe.

West Yorkshire Police’s PFI buildings cost taxpayers £12.1m a year

Crime 6
Online hate speech figures are on the rise.

Arrests for online hate speech in county on rise

Crime 9

Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

Politics 7
Lessons from Auschwitz

Students are shown the horrors of the Holocaust

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Coun Neil Dawson.

‘Schools hit hard by funding changes’

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The Government has announced a 159m funding boost for Yorkshire's schools.

Yorkshire awarded £159m to create extra school places and repair crumbling buildings

Education

VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

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Drighlington Bypass. Picture: Google

‘Vital’ work to start on Leeds bypass road after safety fears

News 3
Will roadworks affect your journey?

Will roadworks affect your journey next week?

Transport
Traffic queues building up at junction 19 of the M62. Picture: Highways England

Traffic alert: Major delays as M62 closed in both directions due to ongoing police incident

Transport

PFI debts ‘an albatross around the necks of Yorkshire hospital bosses’

Health 5
Princess Anne visits Pinderfields hospital, Wakefield.
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Picture: Andrew Bellis.

‘I wanted a new hospital for Wakefield, but its cost is a scandal’

Health
Leeds officials celebrate the opening of the new PFI Lawnswood School building in 2003.

£13bn bill for Yorkshire councils’ ‘buy now, pay later’ PFI schemes

Politics 23

VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Health 2
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

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Yorkshire weather: Unsettled week ahead as August continues to disappoint

Environment 2
A lightning bolt over the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth last night as storms moved up the country toward Yorkshire. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Yorkshire Weather: When will the thunderstorms hit and how severe are they likely to be?

Environment 3
A sea bird flies past the rising sun near the RSPB nature reserve at Bempton Cliffs in Yorkshire. But the weather will turn nasty in the coming days with thunderstorms predicted. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: Met Office issues warning as thunderstorms are expected to hit Tuesday and Wednesday

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One more chance to Be A Hero as organ donor campaign is launched in Leeds

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Pinderfields Hospital, which was officially opened in 2011

PFI debts ‘an albatross around the necks of Yorkshire hospital bosses’

Health 5
Princess Anne visits Pinderfields hospital, Wakefield.
13/09/11
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Picture: Andrew Bellis.

‘I wanted a new hospital for Wakefield, but its cost is a scandal’

Health
Pinderfields Hospital

Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust faces CQC action over staffing

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Jermain Defoe met his friend Bradley Lowery last night as the family say their little boy is finding it hard to breathe.

Jermain Defoe visits cancer battler Bradley Lowery as family say he is 'finding breathing difficult'

Health 5