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Summary

  1. Snow affects parts of West Yorkshire
  2. Man remains in custody over 1990s canal body find
  3. Delays to Headingley Stadium development plans
  4. Live updates have finished on Wednesday 9 November 2016

Live Reporting

By Nick Wilmshurst

All times stated are UK

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  1. Five things we learned today

    Nick Wilmshurst

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    That's it from me for today, I'll be back tomorrow from 08:00 with more news, sport, weather and travel to keep you going.

    Before we go let's look back on today, via the medium of five things we learned today.

    1. It was snowy this morning and it was a right pain getting to work
    2. It wasn't all doom and gloom though...
    3. Speaking of doom and gloom, some of our MPs didn't really welcome the 45th President of the USA with open arms.
    4. Back to snow, if the car won't go, just jump on the skis you never use!
    5. And once more for the kiddies... Don't forget your keys!

    See you tomorrow...

    Bradford
  2. Weather: Forecast for tonight and tomorrow

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Clear spells and scattered showers, possibly wintry over the Pennines for a time tonight. Minimum temperature 0C (32F) with ice on untreated surfaces. 

    Weather

    A much brighter day tomorrow with sunny spells and scattered showers, tending to die away later. Maximum temperature 7C (45F). 

  3. Time-lapse: Snow melting at Headingley

    Earlier on I showed you what the Headingley Stadium looked like covered in snow, here it is again but this time you can see it melting.

    Strangely satisfying!

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  4. Three care homes in Leeds to close

    Controversial plans to close three Leeds care homes will now go ahead after a city council meeting vote.

    Siegen Manor

    Attempts by opposition councillors to force further scrutiny of the plans were heavily defeated this afternoon by the ruling Labour group.

    Labour says the reforms are part of a six-year programme to improve adult social care, which is designed to keep people out of hospital.

    The three homes are Siegen Manor (pictured), in Morley, The Green in Seacroft and Middlecross, in Armley.

  5. Sage advice on how to stop burglars

    This is slightly bizarre from West Yorkshire Police, but also quite cute at the same time...

    "Move your keys".

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  6. Gritters heading out in Leeds

    Temperatures will be getting down as low at -1C tonight, which is probably why this lot are loading up and shipping out.

    Leeds City Council say that they're out now treating the roads, they say they'll be out again tomorrow morning at 04:00.

    Gritters
  7. Travel update: West Yorkshire's drive home starts early

    BBC Travel

    It seems that everyone's leaving work that bit earlier this evening as they try to beat the traffic on the way home.

    The grey boxes below show you where there is some congestion. The red box is the accident on the A63 in Micklefield which is closed.

    The orange box is a traffic light failure on the A650 at the Fountain Street junction.

    Travel
  8. In pictures: Snowy Leeds from the air

    Thanks very much to Lesley Keeley who went these pictures in of her flight back to Leeds Bradford Airport from Dublin this morning.

    If you were wondering what the snow clouds look like from the air, then here you go:

    Snow from the air

    She also go this great shot as she descended over the fields near the airport:

    Snow from the air
  9. Arriva bus strike: Company 'disappointed' over industrial action by drivers

    As we've been telling you, hundreds of drivers for Arriva in West Yorkshire are set to strike on Monday. The company says that it's disappointed by the planned industrial action by drivers.

    Arriva

    The 24 hour strike is due to begin at 03:00, Arriva say that bus services will operate within Yorkshire, with the exception of Yorkshire Tiger services. 

    Quote Message: Throughout the whole process we have listened to and worked with Unite to understand what package is right for drivers in the current environment, while securing and safeguarding jobs. In total four of the five pay deals have been agreed to and recommended by the Trade Union committee who represent the opinions of drivers, but all have been rejected.” from Nigel Featham Arriva
    Nigel FeathamArriva
  10. BreakingLindsay Rimer arrest: More time to question man

    Officers questioning a man arrested in connection with the murder of Hedben Bridge teenager Lindsay Rimer have been granted more time to speak to him. 

    Lindsay Jo Rimer

    The 63-year-old man from Bradford was arrested yesterday afternoon. 

    Lindsay was last seen on the 7 November 1994 when she went to buy cornflakes from a shop in Hebden Bridge. 

    Her body was found weighed down in the Rochdale Canal, five months later. The man in police custody continues to be questioned by detectives.   

  11. BreakingMissing Wakefield girls

    Lisa Eastwood and Katie Alexander

    Two girls have been missing from home in Wakefield for almost two days.

    Lisa Eastwood, 14, and Katie Alexander, 17, have not been seen since 19:00 on Monday when they were visiting Xscape in Castleford.

    Family and friends have had no contact with them.

    Lisa is 5ft tall of an average build with long brown hair. She was wearing denim skinny jeans, a grey Nike hooded top with black patches on the shoulder, a black bandana with white swirls and black Nike trainers when she was last seen.

    Katie is 5ft 3in tall of a slim build with medium length bright pink hair.

    When she was last seen she was wearing denim jeans, a bright blue Adidas hooded top with a large logo on the front, a grey hooded jacket and black Adidas trainers. 

    The girls have links across the country including Leeds, Manchester, Scunthorpe, Birmingham and London. 

    Police in Wakefield are now asking for the public to get in touch if they have seen them.

  12. TV presenter 'crying in relief' at reaching birthday

    Yorkshire TV presenter Charlie Webster says she feels like "bursting out crying in relief" at reaching her 34th birthday - just months after being on life support in Brazil.

    Charlie Webster

    The sports presenter contracted a rare form of malaria in Rio - while on a charity bike ride organised by the charity set-up in memory of fundraiser Jane Tomlinson.

    She was treated in the UK at St. James' Hospital in Leeds.

  13. Housing supply to be discussed at Leeds City Council

    Richard Edwards

    Political Reporter, BBC Radio Leeds

    Housing supply - or lack of it - has been a big story in Leeds and West Yorkshire for years. 

    Across our region, thousands of people are on local council housing waiting lists, while many people looking to buy their first homes complain they're priced out of the market. 

    House building

    At a full meeting of Leeds City Council which is now under way, the city's two main political groups are due to work together to try and get the market moving. 

    Both Labour and the Conservatives, which between them hold more than 80 of the council's 99 seats, will call for property developers who bank land to be fined. 

    So-called "land-banking" happens when house builders buy up land for development - but don't do anything with it. 

    The council's problem, after today, will be to persuade the government that fining property developers is a good idea.

    Property developers say the problem is not with them, but with a slow planning system, and have rejected claims that firms bank land as they're hoping its value will increase. 

    You can follow what happens in the meeting on twitter @bbcleeds.

  14. Bus strike planned for Monday

    Hundreds of bus drivers in West Yorkshire are set to strike on Monday in a row over pay and shifts, a union says.

    Arriva buses

    About 850 Arriva drivers working in Castleford, Dewsbury, Heckmondwike, Wakefield and Selby will take part in the walkout, according to the Unite union.

    It's claimed they're being asked to drive for up to 5.5 hours without a break.

    We're waiting for a response from Arriva.

    Quote Message: Strike action is not a step our members take lightly, but after nearly 12 months of circular talks they have become increasingly angry about being strung along by Arriva bosses. from Phil Bown Unite
    Phil BownUnite
  15. Listen: Delays to Headingley Stadium development plans

    Adam Pope

    BBC West Yorkshire Sport

    Leeds Rhinos say they're disappointed that plans have been delayed to demolish the South Stand at Headingley Stadium.

    It's because there have been so many objections to the club selling off land to developers for housing in Tingley and Weetwood. 

    A lengthy delay could mean Headingley missing out on test cricket and the Rugby League World Cup. 

    I asked Yorkshire Cricket Club's chief executive Mark Arthur for his reaction to the delay:

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    Video caption: Yorkshire Cricket Club Chief Executive Mark Arthur reacts to the delay to redevelopment.
  16. In pictures: West Yorkshire's wintry whiteout

    The stream of pictures of snowy scenes from across West Yorkshire from our BBC Weather Watchers continues apace. Why not keep them coming via email or twitter?

    Thanks to Graham Dowling for this picture of a snowbound memorial bench in Cookridge:

    Snow in Cookridge

    And contrasting autumn's golden colours with the harsh white of the winter snow in Potternewton Park has been caught on camera today by Ewan Dyer:

    Snow in Potternewton Park
  17. Travel update: Buses resume normal routes

    Perhaps this would be best said in the voice of David Attenborough:

    As the snow melts away, so we see the timid buses of West Yorkshire return to their normal habitat...

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  18. Ice warning for West Yorkshire

    A yellow "be aware" warning of ice in our part of the world over the next 48 hours has been issued by the Met Office.

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