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Cyclist dies after crash with a car in Brighouse

Police are appealing for witnesses after a pedal cyclist died in a crash in Brighouse yesterday afternoon.

The collision happened in the afternoon on Elland Road and involved a black Citroen C5 and a bicycle.

The cyclist, who is yet to be formally identified but believed to be a 55-year-old man, suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead a short time later.

A 57-year-old man, from Brighouse, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He has been released on bail pending further enquiries.


Junior football team's outrage over dog fouling

The manager of Brighouse under 13s football team has tweeted his anger over having to clear the St Andrew's pitch of 51 piles of dog dirt before the boys could kick off.

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