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Summary

  1. Arrest after woman stabbed in Dewsbury
  2. Day three of Northern rail strike
  3. Radio station to challenge suspension over 'terror talks'
  4. Search for missing girls last seen near York Minster
  5. Bravery awards for police who arrested Jo Cox killer
  6. Official opening of improved A&E at Dewsbury Hospital
  7. Great Yorkshire Show visitors urged not to use satnavs
  8. Thousands turn out for Cliffhanger festival
  9. Live updates on Monday 10 July 2017

Live Reporting

By Andrew Barton and Oli Constable

All times stated are UK

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That's all from Monday

Those are all the updates from Monday 10 July.

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Severe accident: A1079 North Yorkshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A1079 North Yorkshire both ways severe accident, between Bull Lane and Green Dykes Lane.

A1079 North Yorkshire - A1079 Lawrence Street in York blocked in both directions between the Bull Lane junction and the Green Dykes Lane junction, because of a serious accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, between J25 for A644 and J26 for M606.

M62 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M62 eastbound between J25, A644 (Brighouse) and J26, M606 (Chain Bar), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe roadworks: A661 North Yorkshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A661 North Yorkshire both ways severe roadworks, between A658 and Rudding Lane.

A661 North Yorkshire - Expected delays on A661 in both directions in Little Ribston between Kestrel Roundabout and the Rudding Lane junction, because of a one-way system in place and Great Yorkshire Show.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M62 West Yorkshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 West Yorkshire westbound severe accident, between J31 for A655 and J30 for A642.

M62 West Yorkshire - Slow traffic on M62 westbound between J31, A655 (Castleford) and J30, A642 (Rothwell), because of an accident and a rolling road-block.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A661 West Yorkshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A661 West Yorkshire both ways severe accident, between A58 and B1224 North Street.

A661 West Yorkshire - A661 Boston Road in Wetherby closed in both directions between the A58 junction and the B1224 North Street junction, because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Our five top stories today

Well that's all from us for today, we'll be back tomorrow from 06:30 with all the latest news, sport, weather and travel for Yorkshire.

Updates on breaking news will continue throughout the night, but before we go, let's look back at some of our top stories from today:

  1. Attempted murder case launched after woman stabbed in Dewsbury
  2. Northern warns travellers over strike timetable
  3. Bird thieves kill barn owl chicks
  4. Polish man in Doncaster appeals for help to be 'more English'
  5. How to beat the Great Yorkshire Show queues

See you tomorrow.

Do you recognise these men?

E-fit pictures have been released of two men police want to speak to after a 91-year-old man was conned out of cash in Doncaster.

Efit
South Yorkshire Police

It happened on 21 June when two men went to the man's house on Oxford Road in Rossington to ask for money for work they had done on his house.

The men said that they'd come back with a recipt the next day. They called again and one of them took the man to the back of the house where the work had been done.

When the elderly man went back inside, he realised that a large amount of cash had been taken.

Watch: Beating the crowds to the Great Yorkshire Show

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

More than 130,000 people are expected to go to the Great Yorkshire Show this year, and apart from showcasing all that is great about Yorkshire it can only mean one thing; queues.

So how do you get around them? Have a look at my handy guide on how to get there without a hair out of place:

Watch: Bo Peep to help stop sheep rustling

A new marking system aimed at stemming and eliminating the rising tide of sheep rustling in North Yorkshire is being trialled on a Moors farm near Castleton.

TecTracer has been developed by York-based Trace-in-Metal, which pioneered a marking system to protect church roofs from lead thieves, and has now adapted its use for safeguarding sheep.

The TecTracer team are hoping to join forces with North Yorkshire Police to launch "Operation Bo Peep."

Heidi Tomlinson's been to Castleton to see how it works:

Polish man in Doncaster appeals for help to be 'more English'

A Polish man who has recently moved to Doncaster is appealing for help to integrate with the local community.

Maciej Gabryś
Maciej Gabryś/Facebook

Maciej Gabryś posted on Facebook asking people for advice on possible jobs he could apply for where he would be working with English people.

The 32-year-old said he also wanted to learn more about the English language, as well as the culture and history of the region and country.

"I am in England, and I want to know England," he added.

Bird thieves kill barn owl chicks

Two barn owl chicks have been killed and an adult and fledged chick stolen from a nesting box in North Yorkshire.

Barn Owl chick
Getty Images

Last Monday the thieves used ladders to get a man-made barn owl box down from an oak tree between Sheriff Hutton and Bulmer.

A male and female had been successfully rearing chicks there for the last seven years and were being watched by locals.

Police say that the birds seem to have been stolen to order and wild barn owls are protected by law.

All barn owls in captivity will have paperwork and should have a ring on their leg."

North Yorkshire Police

Northern warns travellers over strike timetable

Northern say that they have operated 770 services in the north of England today, on the last day of a three-day strike by workers, but say that services will be affected tonight.

Train
Northern Rail

The company say that travellers "should think carefully about their plans" after 17:00 though as they'll begin to "wind down" their services after then.

The union is in dispute with the company over driver-only-operated trains, which it says would be unsafe and lead to widespread job losses.

"The threat to abolish guards and introduce driver-only-operated trains is only part of the wider attack on rail services," said the RMT.

Schoolboys approached by man driving car in Sheffield

Two schoolboys have been approached by a man driving a car in Sheffield, who asked them to get into his vehicle.

The 12-year-old boys were walking to school on Thursday 6 July, at 08:30, when a pale blue Citroen C3 stopped near to Outwood Academy in Woodhouse.

The man is reported to have verbally abused the boys before they ran off toward Stradbroke Road.

Parents and pupils are being advised to be vigilant however police are reassuring the community that this is an isolated incident.

Leeds Halloween 'ride-out' was for charity

The man behind a Halloween "ride-out" which brought a major route into Leeds to a standstill says he organised it to raise money for charity.

Ride out
@peopleofleeds

More than 100 bikers took to the streets of the city and caused chaos as they rode up and down Kirkstall road and rode onto pedestrianised areas of the city centre in October last year.

David Armitage, 26 of Brookfield Road, set up the event on Facebook and claims to have raised around £400 for the family of a murdered teenager, Leeds Crown Court heard.

Police received around 160 calls from the public on the night of the disturbance.

All 13 defendants pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to "causing a publicnuisance by participating in a large-scale procession of motorbikes and similar vehicles that rode around Leeds in a manner that interfered with the comfort, enjoyment and safety of the public".

Terror advice video for holidaymakers shows hotel attack

BBC News England

A video advising UK holidaymakers what to do in the event of a terror attack abroad has been released by police.

The four-minute film depicts a firearms attack unfolding at a hotel and uses the "run, hide, tell" safety message.

Thirty British tourists were among 38 people killed when a gunman attacked a Tunisian beach resort in June 2015.

Counter terrorism police said there is no specific intelligence Britons will be targeted this summer and the film is part of a general awareness campaign.

Leeds-based race walker sets world record

A race walker from Leeds has set a new world record at the London Anniversary Games.

Tom Bosworth walked one mile in five minutes 31.08 seconds yesterday.

It ends a 26-year-old record, wiping six seconds off the previous best time.

Check out the video below, his reaction crossing the finish line is priceless!

Doncaster railway station pictures revealed

Kevin Larkin

BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

Doncaster's railway station is getting an upgrade, with the car park being transformed into an open and attractive public space.

Station view
Doncaster Council

These new artist impressions show what the station could look like, with a £500,000 glass canopy being installed at the front of the station building.

Part of the plans include changing the drop-off facilities and a dedicated taxi rank to ease the traffic flow.

Station artist impression
Doncaster Council

The work has been paid for by Virgin Trains, who own the station, and South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive, with Sheffield City Region contributing £7m to the project.

Routes around Bradford to be resurfaced

If your daily life involves driving around Bradford, bad news; there are about to be a load of road works around the city and beyond.

Roadworks
Getty Images

The council are resurfacing some routes, which when they're done will be nice and smooth, but where there's gain, there's usually a bit of pain first.

Here's where they'll be doing it:

  • A650 Tong Street, Tong junction with Bradford Heckmondwike Road
  • A641 Huddersfield Road, Wyke , Green Lane to Whitehall Road
  • C111 Lilycroft Road, Manningham, Toller Lane to Heaton Road
  • A647 Leeds Road (outbound), Bradford, Vicar Lane to Shipley Airedale Road
  • C111 Duckworth Lane, Heaton, St Leonards Road to Crow Tree Lane
  • A6177 Carlisle Road, Manningham, Lumb Lane to Carlisle Place
  • A647 Leeds Road, Thornbury junction with Killinghall Road and Laisterdyke
  • A650 Tong Street, Tong junction with Weaverthorpe Road
  • C111 Bradford Road, Clayton, Green End to Deep Lane.

Bradford Council say that the work will happen between now and September and that thery'll be trying to do most of the work during the weekends.

One dead after Sheffield Parkway crash

An 88-year-old woman has died after a crash on the Sheffield Parkway on Saturday night.

Two others were injured in the crash which is believed to have been caused by a car on the wrong side of the road.

The crash happened just after 20:00 near to the turn off for the Parkway Markets when a Honda Jazz and a Sokda Fabia collided.

A passenger in the Honda died at the scene.

Parkway crash
BBC

Two women, aged 71 and 74, who were also passengers in the Honda, were taken to hospital with suspected serious injuries.

The 71-year-old woman’s condition is described as critical but stable condition while the 74-year-old woman is in a serious but stable condition.

The driver of the Honda, a 73-year-old man, was also taken to hospital with serious injuries.

He currently remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Road closed sign
BBC

A 40-year-old man who was driving the Skoda, also remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Police are appealing for information.

Failing to stop for cop shock!

Andrew Barton

BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

Someone somewhere in North Yorkshire is probably ruing their decision to run off leaving car and possessions with the police:

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Fine for Bradford landlord of 'slum' flats

A Bradford landlord who allowed his tenants to live in conditions that were likened to a slum and in conditions that were described as disgraceful has been fined almost £13,000.

Messy flat
Bradford Council

Hasan Kazi, 67, of Laisteridge Lane, was the manager of a block of 11 flats at 61 to 63 Ashgrove, near Bradford University.

In July last year an Environmental Health Officer inspected the flats, ten of which were occupied, and found that fire exits were blocked, a smoke detector was hanging off the ceiling and there was an exposed electrical socket.

There were also "numerous holes" around the filthy property which were allowing rats to come inside. Bradford Magistrates said that the property looked like a slum and the conditions were disgraceful.

In this case, not only was the property in a bad state it also put the lives of residents at risk."

Cllr Alex Ross-ShawBradford Council

Doncaster pub closed by police

Police have closed a pub in Doncaster after a number of incidents including a shooting.

Cantley Lodge, on Acacia Road, Cantley, will stay shut to anyone apart from the owner, throughout this week in a bid to prevent what police describe as any further disruption being caused to the local community.

Cantley Lodge
Google

Police successfully closed town centre venue Shooters Bar on Silver Street recently.

Incidents at this pub have presented quite a demand for the local police and it’s vital that we have time to assess the current situation in more detail so that I can ensure the continued safety of everybody who works or visits Cantley Lodge."

Jayne ForrestSouth Yorkshire Police

Severe accident: A165 North Yorkshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A165 North Yorkshire both ways severe accident, between B1261 and Bowes Lane.

A165 North Yorkshire - A165 in Gristhorpe blocked and heavy traffic in both directions between Plough Inn roundabout and the Bowes Lane junction, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Have you seen missing Tia?

Dave Wade

BBC Local Live

Police are concerned for the safety of a 13-year-old girl who's gone missing from Eastwood in Nottinghamshire.

Tia Lilly Lindo was reported missing at about 21:30 last night.

She may have connections in the South Yorkshire and Derbyshire areas, Nottinghamshire Police said.

Severe accident: A6102 South Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

A6102 South Yorkshire southbound severe accident, at B6063 Hollinsend Road.

A6102 South Yorkshire - A6102 Ridgeway Road in Gleadless blocked and slow traffic southbound at the B6063 Hollinsend Road junction, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Cop a load of this

Oli Constable

BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

I find there's something therapeutic about washing the car.

In fact, I used to wash my parents' cars for a little bit of extra pocket money.

But it looks like this seven-year-old in Sheffield got a bigger job than she bargained for!

Sign and van
South Yorkshire Police

When South Yorkshire Police took her up on the offer of a quick spruce up, they turned up in something a bit bigger than a car.

Girl washing van
South Yorkshire Police

I hope they paid her more than 50p! Can't fault her for giving it a go, though.

Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, between J22 for A672 and J23 for A640.

M62 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M62 eastbound between J22, A672 (Rishworth Moor) and J23, A640 (Huddersfield), because of a broken down lorry. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Two men arrested after stabbing in York

Two men have been arrested and a third is still on the run after a stabbing in York at the weekend.

Etty Ave
Google

It happened in the Tang Hall area of the city just after midnight on Saturday when a 30-year-old man received stab wounds.

The man was arrested in connection with the incident and released on bail yesterday. A 31-year-old man was also bailed.

Police are now searching for a third man who they want to speak to in connection with the stabbing.

Severe accident: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe accident, at J35 for A629 Rotherham affecting J36 for A61 Birdwell.

M1 South Yorkshire - Two lanes closed and queuing traffic on M1 southbound at J35, A629 (Rotherham), because of an accident. Congestion to J36, A61 (Birdwell).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Campaigners save Yorkshire pub named after man who claimed to be 169

A village pub near Ripon's been saved thanks to local campaigners.

Plans had been submitted to knock down the Henry Jenkins in Kirkby Malzeard and build new houses instead.

Henry Jenkins
BBC

The pub is named after Henry Jenkins, who was said to have been born in 1501 and lived to the age of 169.

It's been closed for years with owners unable to find a buyer and was put forward for demolition in February.

Campaigners, arguing against the plans, said it was of historical importance to the village and set up a series of protests to demonstrate its worth.

Harrogate Council's now listed the pub as an Asset Of Community Value.

Appeal after Sheffield stabbing

Earlier we told you about the stabbing in Lowedges yesterday, after two men were arrested.

Police on Gresley Road
Michael Stephenson

Police say a 43-year-old man was stabbed in the chest after a fight on Gresley Road at around 17:45.

A 45-year-old man was also arrested on suspicion of assault.

Police are asking for anyone with more information to come forward.

Traffic and Travel: 'Serious incident' stops Supertram services

Problems on public transport in South Yorkshire this morning - a serious incident is stopping trams from running.

They're not able to run from Sheffield Station to Gleadless Townend, because of what we believe is a crash on Prince of Wales Road.

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We've asked Stagecoach and South Yorkshire Police for more information.