School closures in Leeds and West Yorkshire

School closures in Leeds and West Yorkshire

Strikes are taking place across the UK in a series of disputes with the government over pay, pensions and cuts.

Teachers, council staff, firefighters and civil servants are among those taking industrial action.

The following information relates to Thursday 10 July, 2014.

The BBC relies on councils to notify it of closures. If not listed below, we advise you to contact your child's school to find out if it has been affected.


For more information go to the council website.


For more information go to the council website.


For more information go to the council website.


For more information go to the council website.


For more information go to the council website.

BBC Leeds & West Yorkshire



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BBC Local Live

    • Market decision: Traders face move
    • Morrisons boss: New chairman named
    • Listen: BBC Radio Leeds
    News on the hour 08:56: Clive Settle Journalist, BBC Radio Leeds

    The future of traders working outside Wakefield's £3m market hall - which only opened six years ago - will be decided by a council vote later today.

    Listen live to the 09:00 bulletin.

    Moody Mytholmroyd 08:50: Martin Coldrick BBC Local Live

    Thanks to John Donoghue for sending us this moody picture taken from Old Chamber above Hebden Bridge looking over Mytholmroyd as the sun came up.

    Sunrise over Hebden Bridge

    Have you taken any spectacular shots of West Yorkshire you'd like to share? Why not email or tweet them?

    VIDEO: 'Get behind Hockaday' 08:39: Yorkshire Post

    Leeds United board member Edoardo Cellino is urging fans to get behind head coach David Hockaday - while hinting that the club won't shy away from making a change if results don't work out.

    Adams reaches last eight 08:26: BBC Sport

    Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams has eased into the last eight of the flyweight division at the Commonwealth Games with a win over Oluwatoyin Oladeji of Nigeria.

    Nicola Adams

    The 31-year-old from Leeds was given a unanimous decision in the 48-51kg category.

    New boss at Morrisons 08:17: Martin Coldrick BBC Local Live

    Some news just in from BBC Business, who've had confirmation that Tesco's former finance director Andrew Higginson is to be the new chairman of Bradford-based Morrisons.

    Morrisons trolley

    Mr Higginson will take over when Sir Ian Gibson retires in 2015.

    He's currently chairman of Poundland, N Brown Group and McCurrach UK as well as a non-executive director at BSkyB.

    Traffic lights out 08:07:

    BBC Travel News reports there's a traffic light failure on the A61 Eastgate in Leeds at the Eastgate junction.

    Drivers are being warned to approach with care.

    Sunny start 08:03: Kay Crewdson Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    It'll be a fine and sunny start to the day, however it'll cloud over from the west towards midday.

    Weather forecast map

    This brings the risk of a few showers, mainly over the hills in the west, but with many staying dry and feeling warm.

    The top temperature will be about 23C (73F).

    Good morning 08:00: Martin Coldrick BBC Local Live

    Hello and welcome to BBC Local Live for Leeds and West Yorkshire.

    I'll bring you the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the county until 18:00.



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