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Summary

  1. Live updates have finished on Monday 24 October 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Tuesday

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By Oli Woodcock

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Five things we learnt today

Oli Woodcock

BBC Local Live, Leeds

Thanks for being with us today, we will be back at 08:00 on Tuesday.

In the meantime let's look back at five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning:

If you spot something happening where you live, which you think we should know about, you can always get in touch with us by email. Shahid and the team will be back Tuesday morning.

Your afternoon headlines for Leeds and West Yorkshire

Oli Woodcock

BBC Local Live, Leeds

The headlines in Leeds and West Yorkshire so far this afternoon include:

West Yorkshire's weather: Dry and clear

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Dry with long clear periods developing. A minimum temperature tomorrow of about 3C (37F) with a touch of ground frost possible and some fog patches.

Weather graph
BBC

Any fog patches clearing tomorrow, then a dry and much brighter day expected with long spells of sunshine. Maximum temperature 12C (54F).

Travel update: Busy traffic on Canal Road in Bradford

BBC Travel

The A6037 Canal Road, in Bradford, is buser than usual but moving outbound at the Bolton Lane junction.

BBC Radio Leeds has travel and traffic updates throughout the rush hour to keep you moving.  

In Pictures: Flock under foggy skies in Holmfirth

BBC Weather Watchers

Special thanks to BBC Weather Watcher - Sandie - who sent in this fantastic picture of "flock under foggy skies" in Holmfirth.

Holmfirth
BBC

We love to see your pictures from across West Yorkshire and each day we showcase some of your photos on our BBC Local Live page.

You can submit your pictures here.

Travel update: Delays on Armley Road in Leeds

BBC Travel

There's currently queuing traffic on the A647 Armley Road in both directions in Leeds at the Pickering Street junction in the roadworks area. 

Congestion to Armley Gyratory and to the Redcote Lane junction.

BBC Radio Leeds has travel and traffic updates throughout the afternoon to keep you moving.

Watch: The Hepworth prize for sculpture

BBC Look North

Thirty thousand pounds is up for grabs in Wakefield for a world class sculptor. 

The Hepworth Gallery is offering a sculpture prize to celebrate its fifth birthday. They hope it will become as well known as the Turner Prize. 

Four artists have been shortlisted for the inaugural prize, as Cathy Killick reports.

Owain's weather outlook: Remaining dry and clear

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

About to start your evening commute? 

Conditions should be fine as the weather for West Yorkshire remains dry and clear.

View more on twitter

Police trawling CCTV footage after attack outside Verve Bar

Huddersfield Examiner

Detectives are continuing to examine CCTV footage after a man was assaulted outside one of Huddersfield’s best-known bars at the weekend.

Verve Bar
Huddersfield Examiner

The Labour MP for Batley and Spen, Tracy Brabin, welcomed at Westminster

Travel update: Traffic lights failure in Tingley

BBC Travel

Drivers are being warned of traffic light failure on the A653 Dewsbury Road in Tingley at the Bull's Head traffic lights. Please do approach with care.

Do remember, BBC Radio Leeds has travel and traffic updates throughout the morning to keep you moving.

Greg Minikin: Castleford Tigers centre signs two-year contract extension

BBC West Yorkshire Sport

Castleford Tigers centre Greg Minikin has signed a two-year contract extension.

Greg Minikin
SWpix.com

The 21-year-old won the club's player of the year award in 2016 after joining from York City Knights.

Minikin has scored six tries in 16 appearances and will remain at Wheldon Road until the end of the 2019 season.

"We have a bright future here at Castleford and we're aiming to win some silverware, if not next year then in the near future".

Greg MinikinCastelford Tigers

Man wanted for assault and racial abuse in Bradford

Police want to speak to this man after a passenger was assaulted and a member of staff at Bradford Forster Square Station racially abused.

CCTV still
BTP

A man hit a member of the public before loitering in the station hall, then hurled racist abuse at a staff member doing ticket checks.

The incident took place just after 17:15 on Monday 10 August at the station.

This was a completely unprovoked attack on both a passenger and a member of staff who was simply doing his job. It’s vital that we trace the person responsible.”

PC Mark DoveBritish Transport Police

Robbers steal car from Leeds family at knifepoint

Yorkshire Evening Post

A family was left terrified after masked robbers burst into their home and stole the keys to their car at knife point.

Police officer
Yorkshire Evening Post

TransPennine Express alters timetable for autumn

A number of train services across Yorkshire are being altered in an attempt to combat seasonal delays.

TransPennine Express
BBC

Rail operator TransPennine Express says it's making timetable changes to reduce disruption due to "leaves on the line" at this time of year. 

Some services around Yorkshire have been cancelled or changed

West Yorkshire's weather: A dry but cloudy afternoon

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

This afternoon will be mostly dry but rather cloudy, with a maximum temperature of about 12C (54F) and a light northeast wind.

Weather graphic
BBC

Watch: Coming up on BBC Look North

BBC Look North

Do join us this lunchtime for BBC Look North on BBC One from 13:30.

Here's presenter Charlotte Leeming with a round-up of today's stories from across Yorkshire:

Your lunchtime headlines for Leeds and West Yorkshire

Oli Woodcock

BBC Local Live, Leeds

The headlines in Leeds and West Yorkshire so far this lunchtime include:

  • Two men are arrested over a fire which killed a father and daughter in Wakefield last week
  • Bradford's been named as the "diabetes capital" of the UK, with the highest number of diabetics per head of population
  • A number of train services across Yorkshire are being altered in an attempt to combat seasonal delays

Traffic and travel: Delays on Armley Road

BBC Travel

There's currently queuing traffic on the A647 Armley Road in both directions in Leeds at the Pickering Street junction in the roadworks area. 

Congestion to Armley Gyratory and to the Redcote Lane junction. 

Watch: How is Westminster's would-be waltzer getting on?

Oli Woodcock

BBC Local Live, Leeds

Did you catch Strictly over the weekend?

The former Labour MP for Morley and Outwood, Ed Balls, and Katya Jones, danced the American Smooth to (Is This The Way To) Amarillo by Tony Christie.

An, er, interesting watch if nothing else...

Roman military camp discovered in Burley-in-Wharfedale

A Roman camp has been discovered on the site of a proposed housing development.

Screen grab of proposed building work
Google

Surveyors found remnants of the site while preparing plans for 500 homes at Burley-in-Wharfedale, West Yorkshire.

Neil Redfern, from Historic England, says the camp has "a great story to tell" about the Roman invasion in our part of the country.

"It's a new bit of knowledge, a new part of the story, to help us understand how and when the Romans came around and how they interacted with the country and the landscape," says Mr Redfern.

Owain's weather outlook: Feeling cooler

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

Heading out today? 

Big jumpers ahoy as it's feeling cooler, with temperature highs of about 12C (54F).

View more on twitter

Listen: 'Town stand a great chance' - Harry Bunn

BBC West Yorkshire Sport

Huddersfield Town winger Harry Bunn says the club has a "great chance" of gaining promotion to the Premiership following Saturday's 1-0 victory over Derby County. 

Town dominated the second period, with Derby managing just two shots on target throughout the match.  

It's left the terriers level on points with second place Brighton, and Bunn has told West Yorkshire Sport's Paul Ogden the dream is still very much alive.

Stanley house fire deaths: 'Extensive enquiries continue' after two arrests

Oli Woodcock

BBC Local Live, Leeds

A further update on the news that police investigating a house fire which killed Andrew Broadhead, 42, and his daughter Kiera, 8, in Stanley, Wakefield, have arrested two men.

Andrew Broadhead and Kiera Broadhead
West Yorkshire Police

The men, aged 24 and 28, were arrested on Saturday evening in the Wakefield area on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. 

The 24-year-old was bailed last night pending continuing enquiries, while the 28-year-old remains in police custody.

We are continuing to conduct extensive enquiries into the fatal fire at Ash Crescent and are continuing to appeal for witnesses. Anyone who has information or who saw suspicious behaviour outside the property just before 04:20 on Wednesday is asked to contact the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team."

Det Ch Insp Nicola BryarHomicide and Major Enquiry Team, North Yorkshire Police

Arrests over Wakefield fire which killed father and daughter

Oli Woodcock

BBC Local Live, Leeds

More on the news that two men have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder over a fire which killed a father and daughter in Wakefield last week.

Wakefield fire scene
BBC

Andrew Broadhead, 42, and eight-year-old Kiera died in the blaze at their home in Ash Crescent, Stanley, Wakefield on Wednesday.  

Two men, aged 24 and 28, were arrested on Saturday evening in the Wakefield area, say police.

The younger man has been bailed pending further enquiries, but the other is still in custody.

BreakingArrests over Wakefield fatal fire

Two men have been arrested over a fire which killed a father and daughter in Wakefield last week.

More to follow...

Travel update: Let's take a look at the trains

BBC Travel

Are you travelling on the train this Monday morning?

There are currently no delays or disruptions on Northern Rail, Cross Country, First TransPennine Express or Virgin East Coast trains running into Leeds Station.

As for Bradford Interchange, lines into the station are running to time on Northern Rail trains - as are services into Bradford Forster Square where everything's currently on time too.

Listen: Bradford campaign tackles diabetes

Jhangir Ahmed

Reporter, BBC Radio Leeds

Bradford's been named as the "diabetes" capital of the UK.

BBC One's Inside Out programme tonight will reveal how the city has the highest number of diabetics per head of population in the UK.

Almost 1 in 10 people in the city are currently being treated for the condition

Lubna Khalid is helping to teach people how to recognise the condition, especially those in the Asian community. She's been telling me about the campaign:

Family's plea as critical care nurse fights for own life in cancer battle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

A critical care nurse whose career goal has always been to help seriously ill patients is now fighting for her own life after being diagnosed with cancer deemed incurable in the UK.

Rachel Carrack
Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Your morning headlines for Leeds and West Yorkshire

Oli Woodcock

BBC Local Live, Leeds

The headlines in Leeds and West Yorkshire so far this morning include:

  • Bradford's been named as the diabetes capital of the UK, with the highest number of diabetics per head of population
  • A number of train services across Yorkshire are being altered in an attempt to combat seasonal delays
  • The former Labour MP for Morley and Outwood, Ed Balls, survives another week in Strictly Come Dancing

West Yorkshire's weather: Good spells of sunshine

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

Any mist or fog patches will lift through the morning. It will be a dry day for most with some good sunny spells developing, with the chance of a few showers this morning. 

Winds will be light with things staying rather cool and highs of about 12C (54F).

It will remain dry overnight, with clear spells and light winds. This will allow temperatures to fall, with frost and locally dense fog patches developing. Temperature lows of about 3C (37F).

Travel update: Queuing traffic on Stanningley Road, in Leeds

BBC Travel

Queuing traffic on the eastbound A647 Stanningley Road, in Leeds, between the Town End Close junction and the Pickering Street junction.

Do remember, BBC Radio Leeds has travel and traffic updates throughout the morning to keep you moving.

Travel update: Queuing traffic on Wortley Lane, in Leeds

BBC Travel

Queuing traffic on the northbound A58 Wortley Lane, in Leeds, between the A643 junction and Armley Gyratory. 

Congestion on A643 to Elland Road and on B6154 Tong Road to the Albany Street junction.

Good morning: Join us for today's live coverage

Oli Woodcock

BBC Local Live, Leeds

Hello and welcome to BBC Local Live in Leeds and West Yorkshire on Monday 24 October 2016.

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

Why not get in touch with me today? I'm looking forward to hearing your news, views and comments on this rather chilly Monday morning - when we'll see top temperatures of about 12C (54F).

Methley
BBC