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Summary

  1. Woman dies after being hit by train at West Yorkshire station
  2. Police appeal for details after car ploughs into York house
  3. New plea for witnesses after man's Leeds station attack death
  4. Drug and alcohol treatments on the up in Sheffield
  5. NHS campaign calls for organ donors in Yorkshire
  6. Dewsbury District Hospital A&E changes come into force
  7. North Yorkshire coast bids to attract year-round visitors
  8. Updates on Monday 4 September 2017

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By Abigail Davies, Oli Constable and Jamie Raynor

All times stated are UK

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Severe disruption: A1(M) North Yorkshire northbound

BBC News Travel

A1(M) North Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, between J48 for A168 and J49 for A168.

A1(M) North Yorkshire - One lane closed on A1(M) northbound between J48, A168 (Boroughbridge) and J49, A168 (Dishforth), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J35 for A629 Rotherham and J34 for A631.

M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J35, A629 (Rotherham) and J34, A631 (Meadowhall), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Five things we've learned today

That's all from us for today. We'll be back on Tuesday from 06:30 with all the latest news, sport, weather and travel for Yorkshire.

Meanwhile, updates on breaking news will continue right here throughout the night.

But before we go, let's look back at some of our top stories from today:

1. Police issue fresh appeal for witnesses over Leeds station death

2. Two West Yorkshire brothers are part of NHS campaign to encourage people to register to donate organs

3. Manchester Arena survivors from Bradford speak of terror aftermath

4. Leading academics in York discuss cutting nuclear weapons

5. And a Barnsley businesswoman wins the backing of two Dragons in the latest series of Dragons' Den

A cloudy and mild evening ahead for Yorkshire

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Rather cloudy for Yorkshire this evening, with rain spreading into western parts later.

It'll be very mild with a minimum temperature of about 15C (59F).

Tomorrow will be cloudy with outbreaks of rain, locally heavy in the morning, turning more showery through the afternoon.

The top temperature will be about 19C (66F).

Weather graphic
BBC

Watch: Sheffield Wednesday FC marks 150th anniversary

Today marks the exact date Sheffield Wednesday Football Club was formed 150 years ago.

The famous Owls have certainly had their fair share of highs and lows in the club's lifetime.

Here's a look at back at just some of those moments:

Severe accident: M62 West Yorkshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 West Yorkshire westbound severe accident, between J25 for A644 and J24 for A629.

M62 West Yorkshire - Slow traffic and a lane closed on M62 westbound between J25, A644 (Brighouse) in Brighouse and J24, A629 (Ainley Top) in West Yorkshire, because of an accident involving two vans.

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

Call blocking scheme launched for people with dementia in South Yorkshire

A new call blocking scheme has been launched to protect people living with dementia.

Phone stock
BBC

It's a scheme run by Trading Standards in partnership with South Yorkshire Police and hopes to reduce the amount of scam and nuisance calls people receive.

To qualify for the scheme, the person must have a dementia-related illness and receive nuisance calls on a reasonably regular basis."

Andy FosterSouth Yorkshire Police

Woman dies after being hit by train at station

A woman has died after being hit by a train at a West Yorkshire railway station this afternoon.

Police and paramedics were called to Ravensthorpe station, near Dewsbury, at about 16:20.

Work is now being carried out to identify the woman and inform her family, with officers remaining at the scene to establish how she came to be on the tracks.

Commuters are being warned to expect disruptions on all services between Leeds and Huddersfield until about 18:30.

Northern Powerhouse 'absolutely not dead' - Hammond

The Chancellor Philip Hammond says he's fully committed to the so-called "Northern Powerhouse".

Philip Hammond
PA

The scheme - designed to boost the economies of the major cities in the North - was the brainchild of his predecessor George Osborne.

Some council leaders feel the government has downgraded the project.

But, speaking in Manchester today, Mr Hammond said the Northern Powerhouse is "absolutely not dead":

It's front and centre of our plans for the future and it's an ongoing programme. It's not about an announcement, there will be a series of announcements going forward over many years. It's a project for decades to transform the northern economy."

Phillip HammondChancellor

New phase for leisure centre refurbishment

The second phase of a £2.5m refurbishment at a North Yorkshire leisure centre is now under way.

Hambleton Leisure Cntre
Google

The work, at Hambleton Leisure Centre in Northallerton, is due to take 12 weeks and includes pool maintenance and work on the changing area.

Swimmers are being asked to use the pools at Bedale, Stokesley or Thirsk and Sowerby until the work finishes on 24 November.

Man charged over string of burglaries in Doncaster

A 27-year-old man has been charged in connection with several burglaries in Doncaster last month.

Doncaster Magistrates
Google Images

Ashley Wilmott, of no fixed address, appeared at Doncaster Magistrates' Court on Saturday charged in connection with four burglaries between Tuesday 15 and Saturday 30 August.

A school, bike shop and supermarket were broken into.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to appear before Sheffield Crown Court on Friday 29 September.

Love between Yorkshire brothers highlighted in transplant video
Two young brothers help highlight the importance of organ donation in a new video.

E-fit appeal over sexual assault on Rotherham teenager

Do you know this man? Police want to speak to anyone who can identify him from this e-fit image as they continue their investigations into a sexual assault on a teenager in Rotherham in July.

E-fit image
South Yorkshire Police

The man grabbed a 15-year-old girl as she was walking through Droppingwell Woods, just off Droppingwell Road in the Blackburn area of the town, at about 18:00 on Wednesday 19 July.

He's said to have grabbed her chest and face, causing scratches to her chest before the girl ran from the area and phoned police.

Anyone with information about the assault or who can identify the man pictured is being asked to get in touch with police.

Severe accident: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

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

M62 West Yorkshire - Slow traffic on M62 eastbound between J25, A644 (Brighouse) and J26, M606 (Chain Bar), because of an accident involving lorry and car earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

Severe disruption: A1(M) North Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

A1(M) North Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, at J50 for A61.

A1(M) North Yorkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on A1(M) southbound at J50, A61 (Baldersby), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

New appeal over Leeds station death

Police have issued a fresh appeal for witnesses who may have information about the death of a man who was attacked outside Leeds railway station last week.

Station death
Paul Buckley

Terry Bailey, 39, who was believed to be sleeping rough, was assaulted in the early hours of 29 August and died in hospital a short time later.

Daniel Goodall, 56, of Poplar Mount, Bramley, Leeds, and Jamie Loftus, aged 28, of no fixed address, have been charged with his manslaughter.

Upon viewing CCTV a number of people who we have yet to speak to can be seen in the area. If that was you, or if you were in the area of New Station Street, outside Leeds station, just before 01:00 on Tuesday 29 August and witnessed the incident, or have other information, please contact us."

Det Ch Insp Glen AndersonBritish Transport Police

Aces high! Sixteen-year-old pilot wins top gliding crown

A high-flying 16-year-old from York has taken the number one spot in the National Aerobatic Championships.

Glider pilot Joel Hallewell competed at Advanced Level and came in first.

He's now due to head to the World Championships next year in the Czech Republic.

Get a taste of what the view's like from Joel's cockpit right here:

'Sharp rise' in student mental illness

BBC News Education

Almost five times as many students as 10 years ago have disclosed a mental health condition to their university, say researchers.

Woman looking at computer screen
Thinkstock

In 2015-16, more than 15,000 UK-based first-year students disclosed mental health issues, Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) analysis suggests.

The 2006 figure was about 3,000 and the rise risks overwhelming university services, the IPPR says.

At some universities one in four students is using or waiting to use counselling services, and some report dramatic increases.

At Leeds University, the report says, there has been a 50% increase in demand during the past five years, with an 18% rise in the past 12 months alone.

Traffic and travel: Delays expected on M62 after collision

BBC News Travel

Commuters on the M62 eastbound are being warned to expect delays this afternoon after a collision involving a lorry and a car.

The incident happened between junction 25 (Brighouse) and junction 26 (M606), with two of the four lanes being closed.

Work under way on Leeds United underpass mural

Work is now well under way on a Leeds United mural on the approach to the club's Elland Road ground.

The Leeds United Supporters' Trust raised £4,400 to fund a wall design on the M621 underpass on Lowfields Road.

A competition to design the mural was won by Jameson Rogan, a Leeds-based designer, illustrator and muralist.

More than half of those who voted picked his mural which, when completed, will feature the First Division title-winning team of 1991-92:

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Double dragons back Barnsley businesswoman

A wool-crafting businesswoman from Barnsley has managed to win the backing of two dragons in the latest series of the BBC 2 show Dragons Den.

Claire Gelder
Wool Couture

Claire Gelder, founder of woolcraft business Wool Couture, asked for £50,000 in return for 10% of her business.

The former NHS Director launched her business less than two years ago and only went onto the programme hoping for a bit of exposure.

Two dragons later - retail magnate Touker Suleyman and new dragon Tej Lalvani, to be precise - and she says she's now hoping for rapid growth in America and China.

New warning after eleventh blaze this year at derelict Bradford college

Fire crews have tackled another blaze at the former Yorkshire Martyrs Catholic College in Bradford - the eleventh time they've been called to the site this year.

College fire
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

The fire was reported at 00:00 on Sunday after the derelict college was once again targeted despite a stark warning from fire chiefs.

College Fire
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Just days ago, the fire service teamed up with other emergency services to issue a strong wake-up call to arsonists targeting the building.

The emergency services are to meet again following this latest blaze to discuss what further steps can be taken to tackle what they say is "holiday high jinx for foolhardy youngsters".

Watch: Top five Miss Voluptuous spot for York woman who had double mastectomy

On Friday we told you the incredible story of a York woman who'd reached the finals of Miss Voluptuous 2017 after having a double mastectomy.

Tracie Steele went to Cambridge at the weekend to take part in the pageant and she was placed in the top five.

One of the rounds involved making an "eco-dress".

Tracie made a dress from her radiotherapy gown and breast-check cards.

This is her story:

Car and tram crash stops Sheffield tram service

A car has crashed into a tram, affecting the yellow Sheffield Supertram route towards Meadowhall.

It happened on Blackburn Meadows Way, near a level crossing.

Services were stopped for about an hour while emergency services were at the scene.

Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M1 West Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, between J40 for A638 Ossett and J41 for A650.

M1 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound between J40, A638 (Ossett) and J41, A650 (Carrgate), because of a broken down car. Traffic is coping well.

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

Man arrested over building fire threat

A man has been arrested after walking into a Sheffield city centre council building with a petrol can and threatening to set the building on fire.

Howden House ext
Google

Staff at Howden House, on Union Street, were led to safety at 09:20 this morning.

The man covered himself in water, police say.

Doncaster prison resorting to 'draconian punishments', charity claims

HMP Doncaster, run by Serco, handed out almost 7,000 days of additional imprisonment for breaking prison rules last year.

Doncaster Prison
Google

According to the Howard League for Penal Reform prisons are routinely and increasingly resorting to "draconian punishments" in a counter-productive attempt to regain control.

The charity says there are also striking differences between Doncaster and Thameside jail, a similar size prison also run by Serco. The latter only handed out 113 additional days in 2016.

Jerry Spencer, Serco Contract Director, said they've seen substantial reduction in violence and drug use over the past year:

A key part of that has been ensuring prisoners understand that such offences will have consequences, helping to make the prison safer for prisoners and staff alike."

Jerry SpencerSerco

Lost and found: Gym wear recovered in Horsforth

Is the gym bag feeling a little light today, or maybe it's disappeared all together?

A collection of sports wear was found in a ginnel in Horsforth last night and West Yorkshire Police are appealing for its owner.

If you recognise the items call 101 ref 13170408082.

View more on twitter

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J35 for A629 Rotherham and J34 for A631.

M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J35, A629 (Rotherham) and J34, A631 (Meadowhall), because of a broken down lorry. Traffic is coping well.

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

Terror fears rise in Yorkshire, but expert gives comfort

More than a quarter of us here in Yorkshire say we don't feel as safe as we did a year ago, a new survey reveals, but a terrorism expert says the threat to individuals is very low.

Manchester terror attack
Getty Images

The news comes as Prince Harry meets the mental health workers who're helping the survivors of the Manchester Arena terror attack today.

Twenty two people died, including six from Yorkshire and many more were injured.

Dr Jack Holland, an expert in International Security at the University of Leeds, says we should realise that the threat is very low to each individual.

The actual risk from terror events is so low, it's statistically non-existent. You're much more likely to face harm through a whole range of other sources."

Dr. Jack HollandUniversity of Leeds

Two charged after armed police stop car

Two men have been arrested with possession of a Class A drug after an incident near Armley, Leeds, yesterday at about 16:00.

Police arrest
BBC

Police were notified after a man was seen with what appeared to be a handgun in the car park of The Old White Hart pub in Beeston, who left the scene in a car.

A short time later armed officers stopped the vehicle in Wortley Lane and found a small amount of crack cocaine but no firearm.

Two of the three men arrested were charged with possession of a Class A drug and are due to appear at Leeds Magistrates' Court.

The third man was released without charge.

Watch: Brotherly love highlighted in transplant video

Earlier we heard how the NHS has launched a campaign to encourage people to register to donate their organs.

They've released this advert featuring two brothers from Ossett.

Four-year-old Freddie has had not one, but two life-saving transplants:

Manchester Arena attack survivors on dealing with terror
Kim and Phil Dick speak about how the Manchester Arena attack has affected them.

Listen: Fly-tipping down in Barnsley since crackdown

The number of fly-tipping incidents in Barnsley has fallen following a campaign highlighting the problem.

There are still about 10 reports of fly-tipping every day, but that's down by about 20% compared with last year, according to Barnsley Council.

It costs Barnsley's taxpayers a total of £24,000 a month to clear the rubbish, but service director Paul Castle says they will catch offenders:

Wanted: New home for 200 African Land Snails

Jamie Raynor

BBC Yorkshire Live, Leeds

About 200 African Land Snails are looking for a new home after being born in Leeds last weekend.

African land snail eggs
Kendall Gregson

Kendall Gregson, from Morley, already had four of the snails, but came home a few days ago to find 200 more.

Now she's hoping an appeal on social media can help her find a home for all the newborns.

They may look quite small now, but if you're thinking of offering to help out, it's best to give you an idea of what a fully grown African Land Snail looks like...Not quite so tiny!

African Land Snail
Getty Images

Would you give one a home?

Iconic French jet restored and unveiled in York

After months of restoration and rebuilding, an iconic French aircraft has been unveiled at Elvington, near York.

The Mirage IV at Elvington near York
BBC

The 31-tonne Dassault Mirage IVa was donated to the Yorkshire Air Museum by the French government.

It arrived in York at the end of March, and staff at the museum have been restoring it since.

The aircraft was unveiled on Sunday, with a parade and commemoration service to follow.

The Mirage IV at Elvington near York
BBC

The jet was built as part of France's independent nuclear deterrent during the Cold War, but was retired from service in 2005.

It is the only Mirage IV aircraft to be given to an independent museum and the only one outside France.

Watch: Manchester attack survivors on dealing with terror

Kim and Phil Dick, from Bradford, were caught up in the Manchester Arena attack in May.

Three months on, they've told us about their experiences and views:

Travel in Swedish style on Sheffield tram

Oli Constable

BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

A Sheffield Supertram has had a bit of a Swedish makeover ahead of the new Ikea store opening in the city.

Ikea inside tram
@CandiceMajewski

Fitted carpets and plush patterned seats are totally "in" this season when it comes to inner-city rail transport, probably.

No feet on seats, please!