There is a warning to expect a reduced service on Virgin Trains East Coast between Kings Cross and Leeds due to storm Doris.
Only two trains per hour will run from 9:30am until 5pm on 23rd February.
A woman has been killed in Wolverhampton city centre in a Storm Doris-related incident, police said.Read the full story ›
Legislation for the first phase of the HS2 high-speed rail project is expected to pass its final hurdle today.
The parliamentary bill to build the line from London to Birmingham is due to receive royal assent, opening the way for construction work to begin.
It has had more than three years of scrutiny including a failed eleventh-hour bid to defeat it in the House of Lords last month.
Phase one of the £55.7billion scheme is scheduled to open in December 2026, with a second Y-shaped phase launching in two stages.
Phase 2a from the West Midlands to Crewe will open in 2027 and phase 2b, from Crewe to Manchester and from the West Midlands to Leeds, South Yorkshire and the East Midlands, will begin operation in 2033.
Construction work on phase one is set to begin in the spring. When the section is completed it is expected to nearly triple the number of rush-hour seats on the route from 11,000 to about 30,000.
An amber alert for gales will be in place across the North, Midlands and East today between 6am and 6pm in response to the conditions.Read the full story ›
Conditions look set to be blustery today in East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
The forecast for West, North and South Yorkshire also looks quite bleak, with strong winds expected.
Drug users in Leeds are being warned about a potentially deadly batch of heroin in circulation in Leeds.
West Yorkshire Police have received reports of a potentially strong strain of the drug in circulation over the past couple of weeks.
We would urge anyone who has recently purchased this substance in the Leeds area to dispose of it, as it is possible it is a potentially fatal strain of the drug.
Although drug users think they know what they are taking - this isn't always the case.
We work closely with our partners to make communities of West Yorkshire safer places to live and work.
The police will always encourage drug users to seek help from the number of drug treatment agencies that operate throughout West Yorkshire.
Quite windy with rain moving inRead the full story ›
The latest weather forecast for the Calendar region.Read the full story ›
The family of Jo Cox have started planning for one of the biggest community events ever to mark the first anniversary of her death.Read the full story ›
Latest forecast for the Calendar regionRead the full story ›