Tom Richmond: Trains or planes, we need links that mean business

THE promise of extra flights between Leeds Bradford Airport and Heathrow needs to be placed in a wider political context.

Opinion 6
Police appeal

Appeal for information following a serious collision in Hunmanby

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for information regarding a serious collision between a green Ford Focus C-Max and a black Vauxhall Astra which took place at 6.40am this morning in Bridlington Road just outside Hunmanby.
Passengers continue to be taken for a ride on overcrowded and late-running trains.

Tom Richmond: A fare deal on trains means ticket prices linked to reliability

GIVEN that Britain now has a Government which is committed to working in the interests of all – and not just a privileged few – how about Ministers living up to this mantra and getting the railways back on track?

The A6 between Bridgemont and Chapel-en-le-Frith is to close in the evenings.

£800k of roadworks to resurface and repair parts of Driffield bypass

A major programme of roadworks costing more than £800,000 has been announced for the A614 in Driffield, with parts of the road to be closed overnight until mid November.

The A64 near Grimston Bar (Google Maps)

Porsche driver arrested and police call for dashcam footage after boy, 11, dies in A64 crash

POLICE are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage following a crash on the A64 in which an 11-year-old boy died.

News 6

Terrifying dashcam footage of woman driving Porsche in her slippers overtaking on blind bend near Bridlington

A SLIPPER-wearing Porsche driver almost caused a head-on collision as she overtook on a blind bend near Bridlington, on her way to “pick her husband up from the pub”.

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The cost of concessionary fares in Yorkshire

Exclusive: Councils spend £100m to make one in three Yorkshire bus trips free

Nearly a third of all bus journeys taken in Yorkshire are free concessions at a cost of £100m to the public purse, an investigation by The Yorkshire Post has revealed.

Transport 6
The Little White Bus makes its way through Upper Wensleydale

The last bus: Dales folk who can’t even get to Bradford and back on the same day

AS little as three years ago Carleton near Skipton enjoyed buses running to town into the early evening and even at weekends.

Transport 5
Helping a boy trapped in handcuffs was just one of the calls firefighters in North Yorkshire responded to last night.

Firefighters release nine-year-old boy trapped in handcuffs

Freeing a nine-year-old boy trapped in handcuffs is all in a night’s work for North Yorkshire firefighters.

Typhoon Jets caused a sonic boom in Yorkshire on Monday... or was it aliens?

SONIC BOOM: Conspiracy website says drama was start of WW3 as UFO shot down after rising from sea

A website devoted to conspiracy theories has said Monday's sonic boom drama over Yorkshire was down to a UFO rising from the North Sea - and that local people thought World War 3 was starting.
News 17
Motorway roadworks could cause delays next week

Motorway roadworks could cause delays next week

Motorists could face delays while a series of planned roadworks are in place on major roads and motorways across the region next week.

News 4
Car crashes into Scarborough house

Car crashes into Scarborough house

Emergency services were called after a car crashed into a house in Scarborough.

Yorkshire motorists driven to distraction by in-car technology

Yorkshire motorists driven to distraction by in-car technology

THE technological revolution that is set to make driverless cars a common sight on Yorkshire’s roads is having a worrying impact on the humans who are currently steering vehicles around the county.

Transport 2

Parts of M62 to be closed overnight for ‘urgent’ bridge repairs

Commuters could face delays while sections of the M62 motorway are closed overnight to carry out urgent repairs to a bridge.


Motorway roadworks to be lifted for Easter bank holiday in Yorkshire

Hundreds of miles of roadworks will be lifted on major roads across the region during the Easter holidays.

Hard shoulder schemes are designed to keep traffic flowing.

Safety fears as hundreds of miles of hard shoulder converted into traffic lanes

Hundreds of miles of hard shoulder on Britain's motorways will be converted into lanes for traffic to use despite safety concerns.

Transport 4

Planned roadworks next week could cause motorway disruption

A series of planned roadworks will be in place which could cause delays for motorists travelling on major roads across the region next week.

News 1
The Flying Scotsman steams through Goathland station, made famous in the Heartbeat TV series, in the North York Moors National Park, on its way from Grosmont to Pickering on its first day on the North Yorks Moors Railway.

Picture special: The Flying Scotsman steams through North Yorkshire

The Flying Scotsman steamed across the North York Moors during its first weekend back on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.


Planned roadworks could cause delays across Yorkshire motorways

Motorists could face delays next week while improvements are carried out on the region’s motorways.

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