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By Andrew Barton, Oli Constable and Charles Heslett

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Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

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M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, from J31 for Sheffield to J30 for Sheffield.

M1 South Yorkshire - One lane blocked on M1 southbound from J31, Sheffield to J30, Sheffield, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

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M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, from J27 for A650 Gelderd Road to J28 for A650 Dewsbury Road.

M62 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M62 eastbound from J27, A650 (Gildersome) to J28, A650 (Tingley), because of tyre on the road. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

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M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe accident, from J34 for A631 Sheffield Road to J33 for A630.

M1 South Yorkshire - Two lanes closed and slow traffic on M1 southbound from J34, A631 (Meadowhall) to J33, A630 (Catcliffe), because of an accident.

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

Severe disruption: A1(M) North Yorkshire both ways

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A1(M) North Yorkshire both ways severe disruption, between A1 and A6136.

A1(M) North Yorkshire - An incident and some smoke blowing across the road on A1(M) in both directions between A1(M) J51 Leeming Bar and A6136. Approach with care.

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

Severe accident: M180 Lincolnshire westbound

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M180 Lincolnshire westbound severe accident, from J3 for M181 to J1 for A18 Tudworth Road.

M180 Lincolnshire - One lane closed on M180 westbound from J3, M181 (Scunthorpe) to J1 A18 Tudworth Road, because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: West Yorkshire northbound

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West Yorkshire northbound severe accident, from Tinshill Road to Cookridge Lane.

West Yorkshire - Cookridge Lane in Cookridge closed northbound from the Tinshill Road junction to Nisa Supermarket, because of an accident and slow vehicle.

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

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

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M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, from J34 for A631 Sheffield Road to J33 for A630.

M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound from J34, A631 (Meadowhall) to J33, A630 (Catcliffe), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M62 Greater Manchester eastbound

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M62 Greater Manchester eastbound severe disruption, from M66 J4 to J19 for A6046 Middleton Road.

M62 Greater Manchester - One lane closed on M62 eastbound from M66 J4, Simister Island to J19, A6046 (Heywood), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: A658 North Yorkshire both ways

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A658 North Yorkshire both ways severe disruption, from Dunkeswick Lane to Church Hill.

A658 North Yorkshire - A658 Harrogate Road in North Rigton closed and heavy traffic in both directions from the Dunkeswick Lane junction to the Church Hill junction, because of a police incident.

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

Severe accident: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

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M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe accident, at J26 for A638.

M62 West Yorkshire - Stationary traffic on M62 eastbound at J26, A638 (Chain Bar), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident.

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

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

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M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, from J31 for A57 Sheffield to Woodall Services.

M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound from J31, A57 (Sheffield) to Woodall Services, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

The protest in Crofton

The new depot will be built near the M1 rather than in the village of Crofton as originally planned.

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Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire southbound

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M1 West Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, at J40 for A638 Wakefield Road.

M1 West Yorkshire - M1 lane blocked on exit slip road southbound at J40, A638 (Flushdyke), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Pupils attempt to make the world's largest toast mosaic
The challenge involved using more than 15,000 slices of bread toasted in five shades.

Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire westbound

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M62 West Yorkshire westbound severe disruption, at J32 for Park Road.

M62 West Yorkshire - M62 lane closed on exit slip road westbound at J32, Park (Pontefract), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Severe accident: A1(M) South Yorkshire southbound

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A1(M) South Yorkshire southbound severe accident, between J38 for A1 and J37 for A635 Barnsley Road.

A1(M) South Yorkshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on A1(M) Doncaster Bypass southbound between J38, A1 (Red House) and J37, A635 (Marr), because of a multi-vehicle accident.

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

Members of the Women's Institute in Rylstone at the lauch of the calendar in 1999

The story of the ladies who stripped off for a charity calendar is being told in an exhibition.

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School's toast mosaic record attempt

Pupils attempt to make the world's largest toast mosaic

Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire southbound

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M1 West Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J41 for A650 and J40 for A638 Wakefield Road.

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

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

Severe accident: A65 North Yorkshire both ways

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A65 North Yorkshire both ways severe accident, from the Bentham turn off to the Masons Arms pub.

A65 North Yorkshire - A65 New Road closed and slow traffic in both directions from the the Bentham turn off junction in Clapham to the the Masons Arms pub junction in Ingleton, because of accident investigation work.

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

Dillon Pennington

Josh Hunt

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Worcestershire Rapids maintain their perfect T20 Blast start against Northamptonshire, but Sussex lose their 100% record.

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Leeds boss Kevin Sinfield

Wakefield recover from a slow start to draw at Leeds and deny Kevin Sinfield his first victory as Rhinos boss.

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Michael Shenton

Castleford move up to third in Super League as they consign struggling Salford to defeat at the AJ Bell Stadium.

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Erik Durm in action for Borussia Dortmund

Huddersfield Town sign Borussia Dortmund full-back Erik Durm on an initial one-year contract for an undisclosed fee.

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Severe accident: A6068 North Yorkshire both ways

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A6068 North Yorkshire both ways severe accident, at Hardings Lane.

A6068 North Yorkshire - A6068 Skipton Road in Cross Hills blocked in both directions at the Hardings Lane junction, because of an accident.

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

Listen: Police in 'suitable conditions' for Trump visit

North Yorkshire Police officers have been drafted in to help colleagues in the south of England with the security operation surrounding President Trump's visit.

The Police Federation said yesterday prisoners in cells would be sleeping in better conditions than its officers, describing the situation as "not acceptable".

The acting Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police, Lisa Winward, says conditions must be suitable and her officers have now been moved:

Severe accident: A65 West Yorkshire both ways

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A65 West Yorkshire both ways severe accident, near Victoria Avenue.

A65 West Yorkshire - A65 Skipton Road in Ilkley blocked and queuing traffic in both directions near the Victoria Avenue junction, because of an accident involving two vehicles and recovery work.

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

New multi-million pound facilities planned at former college

Millions of pounds are being spent improving sports facilities at York's former Burnholme Community College site.

The site of the new gym
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The work will cost £2.4m but will mean facilities will be open for 75 hours a week.

They'll include a gym which will be fitted with accessible equipment to encourage more people to keep fit and healthy.

Improvements to cycle routes planned for Sheffield

A million pound extension to the cycle route from Sheffield University into the city centre is set to be approved by the council, according to the Local Democracy Reporting Service.

Man cycling on a cycling route
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The 0.75km section will extend the route from the university to Mappin Street.

The scheme is a requirement as part of £2.5m of funding from Sheffield City Region Investment Fund to improve highways works.

The planned work will include changes to the highway and improvements to road crossing points, and will be finished by December 2019, the report states.

The scheme will be discussed at a meeting of Sheffield City Council's cabinet on Wednesday 18 July.

Police try to trace burglary suspect after warehouse raid

Police want to trace a man wanted in connection with a burglary in Knottingley.

Burglary suspect Gareth Stead.
West Yorkshire Police

Officers would like to speak with anyone who has seen or has information about Gareth Stead, who is 34 and from Pontefract.

He is wanted in connection with a burglary at a commercial premises in Knottingley on June 22.

Inspector Anthony Coultate, of Wakefield District Police, said: “We do believe Gareth Stead is still living within the Pontefract area and have been conducting a number of enquiries to find him."

A call to power at 'Pankhurst Party' in Leeds

A Pankhurst Party will be held in Leeds on Sunday to celebrate one hundred years since women getting the vote.

Emmeline Pankhurst.
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Hundreds of parties are taking place around the UK to mark the birthday of Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst.

The Leeds event starts at 10.30 on the Leeds Town Hall steps in Victoria Square.

A wreath will also be laid in honour of Emmeline Pankhurst who was born on 14 July, 1858, in Moss Side, Manchester.

In 1903 she, along with daughters Sylvia and Christabel, founded the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) in a bid to get British women the right to vote.

National organiser Fleur Butler, said: "We need more women to take part in public life as councillors, school governors, MPs, Assembly Members, Mayors, Police & Crime Commissioners, MSPs and Magistrates.

"We want women not just to vote but to stand for public office as well.”

Matej Vydra

Manager Frank Lampard expects last season's Championship top scorer Matej Vydra to stay at Derby County.

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Yorkshire MP wants local police costs reimbursed

Sheffield South East MP Clive Betts has called on the government to fully reimburse all the costs faced by South Yorkshire Police for helping provide security for Donald Trump's visit to the UK.

Police stood at a road block
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Direct costs are being paid for the US president's visit but Mr Betts says this doesn't include things such as overtime and rest day working rates incurred in the county.