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Sally Wainwright picks up two RTS awards

Sally Wainwright Credit: ITV News

Huddersfield's Sally Wainwright has picked up two awards at the Royal Television Society Programme Awards.

Sally was nominated for best Drama Writer for her work on Happy Valley but also picked up the Judges' Award.

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Two men assaulted after Huddersfield town centre brawl

Two men have been assaulted after an argument took place between two groups of people in Huddersfield town centre.

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The incident happened in Cross Church Street around 11.50pm on Friday March 17.

The victims who were aged 19 and 20 suffered serious facial injuries.

We are investigating a reported disorder incident at this location late last night and would like to speak to any witnesses to help us build a clearer picture of what has occurred."

– Det Constable Kris Roberts, Huddersfield CID

Man arrested over serious sex assault in Huddersfield

Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in Huddersfield have arrested a 26-year-old man.

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The attack is alleged to have taken place in Beech Street in the town in the early hours of Saturday March 18.

The 21-year-old female victim is being supported by specially trained officers.

We are appealing to anyone who was in the area at this time and who may have heard or seen anything suspicious to get in touch."

Anyone who was in the area and has any information is asked to come forward and speak to officers. Members of the public can contact Detective Sergeant Dennise Bell, in Kirklees District Safeguarding Unit via 101, quoting crime reference 212 of Saturday, 18 March.

– Det Sergeant Dennise Bell, Kirklees District Safeguarding Unit


Rail workers start 24-hour strike

RMT union workers have started a 24-hour strike across the region.

Rail workers on the picket line in Huddersfield Credit: ITV Yorkshire

It is over an on-going dispute about modernisation to the service and job changes.

Northern Rail says it will be running around 40% of its services, 980 trains, between 7am and 7pm.

Deserted platform at Outwood Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Many local stations in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire will be served with fewer or no trains.

Empty train station car park at Outwood Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Motorways and roads are expected to be busier due to the strike.

Motorways busier than normal due to strike Credit: ITV Yorkshire
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