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.

Bradford

For more information go to the council website.

Calderdale

For more information go to the council website.

Kirklees

For more information go to the council website.

Leeds

For more information go to the council website.

Wakefield

For more information go to the council website.

Weather

Leeds

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BBC Local Live

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    News on the hour 08:59: Tracy Gee Newsreader, BBC Radio Leeds

    The body of a man in his 20s has been discovered at a property on Great Horton Road in Bradford.

    West Yorkshire Police have cordoned off the area and say they are treating the death as "suspicious". Listen live to the 09:00 bulletin for more.

     
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    Police investigation launched 08:47: Martin Coldrick BBC Local Live

    More on the news that police are investigating the suspicious death of a man in his twenties in Bradford.

    Great Horton Road between Cross Lane and Lime Street has been cordoned off while police investigations continue. No arrests have been made, according to West Yorkshire Police. More details as we get them.

     
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    Suspicious death in Bradford 08:34: Martin Coldrick BBC Local Live

    We're just hearing that police are investigating a suspicious death in Bradford.

    The body of a man in his 20s has been found at a property on Great Horton Road. Roads are currently closed in the area as investigations continue. More details to follow as we get them.

     
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    City centre road closed 08:23:

    BBC Travel News reports there's currently disruption on the A6177 Great Horton Road in the centre of Bradford.

    The road is closed and there's slow traffic in both directions at the Gathorne Street junction because of a police incident.

     
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    Masked men 'cut bangles off wrists' 08:14: Martin Coldrick BBC Local Live

    In case you missed it, a story which broke later yesterday evening was the news that police are hunting four men who forced their way into a woman's home in Bradford.

    The men cut valuable bracelets off her wrists in front of three young children. The bangles had been given to the victim as wedding presents, West Yorkshire police said.

    Officers want to speak to three Asian men and a white man following the attack in Northampton Street at about 17:51 on Tuesday. Read more here.

     
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    A mild but cloudy day 08:06: Kay Crewdson Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    It'll be a milder though rather cloudy day with a little drizzle possible over the Pennines.

    Weather Forecast

    The best of the brighter spells will be further east where many areas will stay dry.

    The top temperature will be about 16C (61F).

     
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    Good morning 08:00: Martin Coldrick BBC Local Live

    Hello and welcome to BBC Local Live for Leeds and West Yorkshire on Thursday 23 October 2014.

    I'll be here until 18:00 with all the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the county.

    And remember you can also send your news, pictures and comments to me in the BBC Leeds newsroom via leeds.locallive@bbc.co.uk.

     

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