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Summary

  1. Updates on Monday 9 February 2015
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Tuesday

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Good evening

That's all for today from BBC Local Live in Leeds and West Yorkshire.

We'll be back from 08:00 tomorrow with the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the county.

A dry and cold night

Paul Hudson

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

Tonight will be dry and clear, though there will be some patchy cloud in Pennine areas later with a little fog elsewhere.

Low temperatures will be generally about 0C (32F) with a widespread slight frost.

Weather forecast
BBC

Tomorrow will see patchy fog and low cloud clearing, then it'll be dry and bright with spells of sunshine in most areas. It'll be mild, with a top temperature of about 10C (50F).

Coming up on BBC One

Amy Garcia

Presenter

Join me and Harry Gration at 18:30 for BBC Look North as we hear the story of a Leeds motorist landed with £215 fine who decided to take on the parking company - and won.

Morris badge
BBC

And they say a brand new car loses its value dramatically as soon as you drive it out of the showroom.

Well, that's not quite the case for a 1968 Morris Minor found with just the delivery miles on the clock during a house clearance and which is now up for auction in Ossett.

City leaders sign 'new Magna Carta'

Louise Martin

Politics Reporter, BBC Radio Leeds

City leaders from across the UK, including Leeds, have been meeting in Glasgow to demand extra powers from government. The

Core Cities Group has signed what they call "a Magna Carta for the 21st Century".

Core Cities Group members
BBC

They hope the signing of this pledge will echo loud and clear all the way down to Westminster and are urging the public to sign the pledge as well when it goes online.

Spectacular sunset at St Aidan's

Martin Coldrick

BBC Local Live

Thanks to John Earnshaw for sending us this picture of the spectacular sunset at St Aidan's RSPB reserve in Allerton Bywater.

Sunset at St Aidan's
john earnshaw

We always love to feature the best pictures you've taken of West Yorkshire. Why not

email or
tweet your photographs to us?

My Bradford: Get involved

Jenny Eells

My Bradford

Irene Lofthouse has made our very first My Bradford film.

Watch her unlock the secrets of Undercliffe Cemetery here.

Gates at Undercliffe
BBC

We want to showcase your pictures and blogs about Bradford - and we'll even teach you how to make a film on your mobile phone so you can share these stories with the world.

If you want to get involved, then just email me at

mybradford@bbc.co.uk.

Haggarty departs Dewsbury

BBC Sport

Super League champions St Helens have signed Dewsbury forward Matthew Haggarty

on a three-year contract.

Matthew Haggarty
St Helens

The 24-year-old has returned to the Championship side on a season-long loan but will train with Saints.

Prop Haggarty started his career at Leigh Miners and has spent time at Salford, Whitehaven, Barrow and Oldham.

Pickford red card appeal succeeds

Gareth Jones

Sports Editor and Commentator, BBC Radio Leeds

Bradford City keeper Jordan Pickford will be available for

tonight's League One game against MK Dons after the club was successful in its appeal against his red card at Port Vale on Saturday.

Pickford was dismissed for bringing down Chris Birchall, a challenge that led to

Vale levelling the game from the penalty spot in injury time.

Man seriously injured in assault

A 21-year-old man from Bradford was left with a serious head injury

after he was attacked outside a Leeds nightclub in the early hours of yesterday morning, police have said.

CCTV image
West yorkshire police

The victim, a 21-year-old man, was punched to the ground at about 03:20 by one of three men outside the Control nightclub at the Cardigan Fields retail park in Kirkstall Road.

The man was taken to Leeds General Infirmary for treatment and is now in a stable condition. Police have released CCTV images of three men they want to speak to about the incident.

News on the hour

Davinia Ramos

Newsreader, BBC Radio Leeds

Political leaders from Yorkshire have joined calls for more freedom for UK cities at a major summit in Glasgow.

They've launched a Charter for Local Freedom setting out which powers should be transferred from the government to local decision-makers.

Listen live to the 17:00 bulletin for more.

Elderly woman in hospital after burglary

An 85-year-old Dewsbury woman has been treated in hospital

after she confronted a burglar in her home at the weekend.

The theft happened at a property in Leylands Terrace between 20:00 and 20:30 on Saturday. The victim confronted the male intruder who then left the address with a small amount of cash.

The incident has had "a significant impact" on the victim, police say. The burglar is described as white, aged about 40 and wore a suit and hooded jacket.

Appeal over missing woman

Police are appealing for information to help trace

a woman who's been missing from her home in Leeds since January.

Sharon Simpson
West yorkshire police

Sharon Simpson, 41, was last seen in the Meanwood area on 24 January. She's described as white, slim, 5ft, 6in tall, with black hair.

Police believe she may be in the Dewsbury area.

Have your say

Martin Coldrick

BBC Local Live

What do you think of BBC Local Live? We write all the news, sport, travel and weather updates in our newsroom here in Leeds

and would like to find out your views about the service.

Two-year ambulance dispute over

Ambulance staff in Yorkshire have agreed to end

a long-running dispute over working arrangements after nearly two years of industrial action.

Ambulance
BBC

The Unite union has held a series of strikes since April 2013 claiming new shift patterns could affect safety.

In a joint statement, Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Unite said an agreement had been reached to re-recognise the union.

News on the hour

Davinia Ramos

Newsreader, BBC Radio Leeds

An 85-year-old woman's in hospital after confronting a burglar at her home in Bradford.

It happened at an address in Leylands Terrace on Saturday night.

Listen live to the 16:00 bulletin for more.

Delays on M1

BBC Travel News reports there's one lane closed and very slow traffic on the M1 northbound between J40, A638 (Ossett) and J41, A650 (Carrgate), because of a broken down vehicle.

Bin day change affects thousands

Wakefield Council

tweets: Watch out for your letter. 42k households across #Wakefield #Castleford & #Pontefract will have a change of bin day from 17 March.

Waste tip policy 'a mess' - MP

Telegraph & Argus

A mess created by Bradford Council's inflexible policy on waste tips means Menston residents will have to travel miles to dump their rubbish,

their MP has warned.

Philip Davies MP at Ellar Ghyll tip
Telegraph and argus

News on the hour

Davinia Ramos

Newsreader, BBC Radio Leeds

The leader of Leeds City Council, Keith Wakefield, is joining calls for more decision-making to be handed down to UK cities during a major summit in Glasgow today.

Listen live to the 15:00 bulletin here.

Schools awarded improvement cash

Julie Langford

News Editor, BBC Radio Leeds

Five schools in West Yorkshire have been

awarded government funding to improve some of their buildings and classrooms.

Cragg Vale Junior and Infants, St Theresa's Catholic Primary, Guiseley School, The DeLacy Academy and England Lane Academy made successful bids as part of a national programme aimed at giving priority to urgent cases.

It's not known yet how much money is available or when work will begin.

One careful owner?

Ian White

Journalist, BBC Look North

I've been out to Wakefield to discover more about this car which is going to be auctioned in Ossett on Wednesday.

Morris Minor
BBC

What's so special about it? Well, it's a 1968 Morris Minor which was found in Harrogate and has hardly ever been on the road. In fact, it has only 190 miles on the clock.

By my reckoning, that means it's done just over four miles a year! Get the full story with me

on Look North on BBC 1 from 18:30 tonight.

Leeds on lookout for left-winger

Dave Fletcher

Sports reporter, BBC Radio Leeds

Leeds United are hoping to sign a left-winger in the loan window which opens today.

Tom Ince
PA

Tom Ince (pictured), Matt Phillips and Martyn Woolford have all been on the club's radar in recent weeks.

Head coach Neil Redfearn is keen to land someone soon - but nothing appears imminent.

Martin Coldrick

BBC Local Live

What do you think of BBC Local Live? We write all the news, sport, travel and weather updates in our newsroom here in Leeds

and would like to find out your views about the service.

News on the hour

Julie Langford

News Editor, BBC Radio Leeds

Political leaders from Yorkshire are joining calls for more freedom for UK cities at a major summit in Glasgow today.

Listen live to the 14:00 bulletin for more.

Church stone path theft 'appalling'

Yorkshire Evening Post

Thieves who stole several tonnes of Yorkshire stone that had lain at a historic church for more than a century

have been branded "appalling".

Stolen path at church
yorkshire evening post

Bradford forge link with Coventry

BBC Sport

Relegated Super League side Bradford Bulls, who are to play this season in the Championship,

have set up a dual-registration link with rising Championship One side Coventry Bears.

Coventry will be allowed to use members of James Lowes' Bulls squad throughout the course of the 2015 season.

The two clubs are also to continue working together on a commercial basis.

News on the hour

Julie Langford

News Editor, BBC Radio Leeds

Political leaders from Yorkshire are joining calls for more freedom for UK cities at a major summit in Glasgow today.

For more on this and other stories listen to the

13:00 bulletin.

Heartbreak for Leeds toddler

Yorkshire Evening Post

A Leeds family have spoken of their devastation at the news their daughter's rare blood cancer has returned -

and is now incurable.

Skye Sutcliffe and parents
yorkshire evening post

Town pool closed

Bradford Council

tweets: #Keighley Leisure Centre's pool is closed today due to a boiler issue. Classes, gym and sports hall all open as normal. @SportBradford

A sunny and dry afternoon

Lisa Gallagher

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

This afternoon will continue to be dry with plenty of sunshine, the best of which will be away from the Pennines.

Weather forecast
BBC

There'll be light westerly winds and a maximum temperature of about 9C (48F).

However, it may well be cooler towards the Pennines.

News on the hour

Clive Settle

Journalist, BBC Radio Leeds

Political leaders from Yorkshire are joining calls for more freedom for UK cities at a major summit in Glasgow today.

A Charter for Local Freedom' is being launched, setting out which powers should be transferred from the government to local decision-makers.

Listen live to the midday bulletin for more.

Spectacular scene at Holme Moss

Martin Coldrick

BBC Local Live

Thanks to Steve Jessop for sending us this spectacular picture he took yesterday afternoon of the cloud over Holme Moss taken from New Mill, Holmfirth.

Clouds over Holme Moss
Steve Jessop

We always love to feature the best pictures you've taken of West Yorkshire. Why not

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tweet your photographs to us?

Traffic lights out

BBC Travel News reports the traffic lights have failed on the A650 Bruntcliffe Road in Morley at the B6123 Scotchman Lane junction.

Drivers are being warned to approach the junction with with care.

Feral horses 'cost taxpayer £130,000'

Telegraph & Argus

The problem of feral and potentially dangerous horses being tethered in public places is not going to go away in Bradford,

a senior councillor has warned.

Horse tethered at Low Moor
Telegraph and argus

News on the hour

Clive Settle

Journalist, BBC Radio Leeds

Leeds City Council's leader is joining calls for more decision-making to be handed down to UK cities during a major summit in Glasgow today.

Listen live to the 11:00 bulletin for more.

Leeds devolution call

Louise Martin

Politics Reporter, BBC Radio Leeds

The leader of Leeds City Council, Keith Wakefield, has joined representatives of other major UK cities at

a conference in Glasgow calling for more devolution for local authorities.

Keith Wakefield holds new charter
BBC

He's signed up to what's being described as a Magna Carta for the 21st Century - claiming that areas like Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham should get more say over things like how taxes are spent.

Keith Wakefield tells me: "Parliament and Whitehall haven't proved successful for cities in the north of England. It's time people in Yorkshire took over a bit more responsibility over resources and power to grow their own economy."

Fund for Tour de Yorkshire events

Events and festivals being held in Calderdale to celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire, the new cycling event which races through the county in May,

can apply for funding to make them happen.

Yellow bike celebrating Tour de France
Getty Images

A £10,000 fund to support small local events linked to the Tour de Yorkshire, which runs through Calderdale on Sunday 3 May, has been launched by Calderdale Council.

This follows last year's fund for events to celebrate the Tour de France, when the council received 19 applications and awarded over £10,000, bringing in about £85,000 in match funding.

Appeal after schools burgled

Police in Dewsbury have released CCTV images and are appealing for information

after two schools in the town were burgled in recent weeks.

CCTV images
West yorkshire police

The latest incident, in which nothing was stolen, happened at Ravensthorpe Social Education Centre and Special Care Unit at 19:30 on Tuesday 3 February.

This follows a burglary at St Paulinus Junior and Infant School in Temple Road, Dewsbury, at 18:15 on Monday 12 January, when cash was stolen after suspects forced entry to the reception area of the building. This incident was caught on CCTV.