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M62 motorway closed after five-vehicle crash

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Motorists are being urged to avoid the M62 motorway at Selby following a major crash involving five vehicles this morning.

A number of police cars and ambulances are in attendance between J35 and J34, near Eggborough and Great Heck.

An air ambulance has also been spotted in the vicinity.

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Money set aside to tackle Great Heck rubbish tip

The Environment Agency has set aside money to pay for cleaning up a mound of rotting rubbish at a tip in North Yorkshire at risk of causing serious pollution.

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People living near the site in Great Heck near Selby said they were being made physically sick by the smell of the 10,000 tonnes of rubbish. The Environment Agency made arrests last month as part of their investigation into the tip. Selby Council will also help to pay for the site to be cleared.