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SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Speed cameras will be at the following locations across the Kirklees district this week:

Transport
Snow has begun to fall across the county, making driving conditions treacherous.

Travel alert: How is the snow affecting public transport in Leeds and West Yorkshire?

Disruption to the buses in West Yorkshire is being reported due to snow and icy conditions.
News
Asda beats Morrisons and Tesco to cheapest supermarket crown

Asda beats Morrisons and Tesco to cheapest supermarket crown

Asda has been named the cheapest supermarket of 2016 among the major UK grocers, ahead of Morrisons and Tesco.

Business 1
Classic board game Monopoly is getting an overhaul this year

Iconic Monopoly pieces face the boot - you could have emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin as replacements

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing the axe - but you can vote on what you'd like to see in their place.
News 1
The changes threaten the whole newspaper industry, not just the national press

Here's how you can help to defend a free British media

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Danger driver reached 120mph during M62 police chase

Danger driver reached 120mph during M62 police chase

A driver who reached speeds of 120mph as he tried to escape police during a Sunday morning pursuit along the M62 in West Yorkshire has been jailed for three years.

Business
Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions

VW owners stand to pocket thousands from emissions scandal

Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions of pounds in the wake of the emissions scandal.

Environment
Parking boost for rail commuters at busy West Yorkshire stations

Parking boost for rail commuters at busy West Yorkshire stations

Seven commuter railway stations in West Yorkshire will get extra parking spaces as part of a major transport scheme.

News 2
Aldi

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4,000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4,000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

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Motorway link  could be built in the next decade

Motorway link could be built in the next decade

Work to build the long-awaited relief road between the M1 and M62 could start in the next 10 years, according to a council transport chief who says it would bring huge financial rewards for Kirklees and beyond.

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Leeds hospital worker Carina Galsim aiming to prove she is just the tonic to win Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition

VIDEO: Hospital theatre singer is 'Kim-tastic' tonic for our talent competition

Hospital worker Carina "Kim" Galsim - or 'Kim-tastic Funtastic' to her friends - wants to swap the operating theatre for a showbiz theatre.
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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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Mobile speed cameras are monitoring Notts roads this week.

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Speed cameras will be at the following locations across the Kirklees district this week:

Transport 1
TRAFFIC ALERT: A1 crash causes rush hour delays in West Yorkshire this morning

TRAFFIC ALERT: A1 crash causes rush hour delays in West Yorkshire this morning

Motorists travelling on the A1 in West Yorkshire face heavy delays after a crash this morning (Tuesday).

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VIDEO: Free wonky carrots for trusty reindeer Rudolph

VIDEO: Free wonky carrots for trusty reindeer Rudolph

Morrisons supermarkets across the UK will be giving away 200,000 wonky carrots in an effort to support the Christmas tradition of leaving out refreshments for Father Christmas and his trusty reindeers on Christmas Eve.

Business
Traffic is queuing on the M62 this morning.

Sheep on the M62 causing queuing traffic

Sheep on the carriageway are causing severe traffic problems on the M62.

Transport 2
Friday, December 23, will be worst day for festive traffic

Friday, December 23, will be worst day for festive traffic

Motorists have been warned that some journeys could take four times longer in the lead up to Christmas than at other times of the year.

Transport
Jobs fair held at White Rose Shopping Centre secures employment for 266 people

Jobs fair held at White Rose Shopping Centre secures employment for 266 people

A jobs fair held at a popular shopping centre has proved to be an outstanding success.

Business
Minimal disruption for Post Office users this Christmas

Minimal disruption for Post Office users this Christmas

The Post Office is confident it’ll be Christmas as usual after strikes called for the 19th and 20th December will be met with robust contingency plans to minimise any festive disruption.

Business 2
Transport bosses unwrap details of Boxing Day bus timetables for West Yorkshire

Transport bosses unwrap details of Boxing Day bus timetables for West Yorkshire

Bus services will be running on the roads of West Yorkshire this Boxing Day, transport bosses have confirmed.

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