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1 August 2014 Last updated at 08:45

Firefighters still at power station

Firefighters are still at the scene of a blaze at the Ferrybridge C power station in West Yorkshire.


Aisha Ali-Khan and Mohammed Afiz Khan arriving at Westminster Magistrates Court at an earlier hearingGalloway's former aide sentenced

A former parliamentary secretary of George Galloway MP is sentenced for illegally obtaining personal data from her police officer husband.

John HarrisonMan wrongly told partner had died

A hospital trust admits improvements are needed after a man was wrongly told his partner had died.

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National parks face biggest change to governance

The Queen's Speech contained a brief reference to government plans that could see the biggest change to how the national parks are run in the six decades since they were set up.

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    On air now 09:29: Wes Butters Presenter, BBC Radio Leeds

    Join me until midday live from Glasgow - the home of the 20th Commonwealth Games.

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    I'll be meeting some of the athletes and their families, including the mum and brother of Leeds' own Olympic gold medallist, Nicola Adams, who is boxing today for a place in the finals.

    Tune into BBC Radio Leeds to hear all about it.

     
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    Ominous skies 09:19: Lauren Potts BBC Local Live

    Thanks to Trish Searle for sending in this atmospheric picture from Harewood, where ominous skies suggest summer may already be over.

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    Water problems 09:07: Lauren Potts BBC Local Live

    There's been some reports the water is off just outside Leeds city centre.

    Yorkshire Water is investigating after several calls from the Hunslet area, where some people say they are experiencing low pressure and no water.

     
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    News on the hour 08:57: Clive Settle Journalist, BBC Radio Leeds

    Part of Ferrybridge power station in West Yorkshire has been so badly damaged by fire it'll be out of action until next spring.

    Listen live to the 09:00 bulletin.

     
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    Power station fire 08:52: Lauren Potts BBC Local Live

    BBC News Online has more on the blaze at Ferrybridge C power station which saw the partial collapse of one of its towers.

    Ferrybridge power station

    About 15 firefighters are still damping down at the scene of the blaze near Castleford, which broke out at about 14:00 yesterday.

    At the fire's height, some 75 firefighters tackled 100ft (30m) high flames.

     
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    Lane blocked 08:38:

    BBC Travel News reports there's one lane blocked on the M62 westbound between J23, A640 (Huddersfield) and J22, A672 (Rishworth Moor), because of a broken down vehicle.

     
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    Yorkshire Day 08:28: Lauren Potts BBC Local Live

    Happy Yorkshire Day from BBC Local Live! What do you love about God's own county? Email or tweet us with your views.

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    Bright with showers 08:12: Kawser Quamer Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    Today it will be rather cloudy, although eastern areas will get off to a bright start.

    However, cloud will soon thicken with scattered showers spreading to most areas which could become quite heavy.

    The maximum temperature will be 20C (68F).

     
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    Road remains closed 08:03:

    BBC Travel News reports the B6136 Stranglands Lane, in Knottingley, is closed in both directions between the Castleford Lane junction and the Stranglands Lane junction because of the building fire at Ferrybridge Power Station.

     
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    Good morning 08:00: Lauren Potts BBC Local Live

    Hello and welcome to BBC Local Live in Leeds and West Yorkshire on Friday 1 August.

    I'll be bringing you the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates for the county until 18:00. You can get in touch via email, Twitter or Facebook.

     
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