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Summary

  1. Nearly 300 weapons handed in during West Yorkshire amnesty
  2. Rt Rev Philip North will not take up Bishop of Sheffield role
  3. Murder investigation launched after death of man in Doncaster
  4. Trains on East Coast mainline delayed by problems with power lines
  5. Dozens waiting 12 hours for York and Scarborough A&E treatment
  6. Teenager seriously sexually assaulted in Scarborough
  7. Bradford's National Media Museum changes its name
  8. Miners' strike policing inquiry 'would have been witch hunt'
  9. Bradford-based Morrisons profit rises as recovery continues
  10. Updates on Thursday 9 March 2017

Live Reporting

By Andrew Barton, Oli Constable and Nick Wilmshurst

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's all from Thursday...

    Those are all the updates from Thursday 9 March 2017.

    Want to get all the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across Yorkshire on Friday 10 March 2017? Just click here .

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A1(M) North Yorkshire northbound

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    A1(M) North Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, at J51 for A1.

    A1(M) North Yorkshire - A1(M) exit slip road closed northbound at J51, A1 (Leeming Bar), because of a vehicle fire. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: A1(M) North Yorkshire northbound

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    A1(M) North Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, between J50 for A61 and J51 for A1.

    A1(M) North Yorkshire - A1(M) closed and queuing traffic northbound between J50, A61 (Baldersby) and J51, A1 (Leeming Bar), because of a vehicle fire.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 West Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 West Yorkshire southbound severe accident, between J42 for M62 and J41 for A650.

    M1 West Yorkshire - Queuing traffic on M1 southbound between J42, M62 (Lofthouse) and J41, A650 (Carrgate), because of an accident and a rolling road-block.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 West Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, between J40 for A638 Ossett and J41 for A650.

    M1 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound between J40, A638 (Ossett) and J41, A650 (Carrgate), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  6. Our five top stories today

    Nick Wilmshurst

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    Well that's all from us for today, we'll be back tomorrow from 06:30 with all the latest news, sport, weather and travel for Yorkshire. 

    Updates on breaking news will continue throughout the night, but before we go, let's look back at some of our top stories from today: 

    1. Nearly 300 weapons handed in during West Yorkshire amnesty
    2. Overhead wire damage affecting east coast trains
    3. Bradford's National Media Museum changes name
    4. Teenager seriously sexually assaulted in Scarborough
    5. Former Yorkshire MP George Galloway to write children's books

    See you tomorrow.

  7. Chris Mears and Jack Laugher win second World Series silver in Guangzhou

    Olympic champions Chris Mears and Leeds' Jack Laugher added another silver medal to their collection at the Fina/NVC Diving World Series in Guangzhou.

    Chris Mears & Jack Laugher

    The Britons, who also  won silver in Beijing last week,  scored 86.58 for their hardest dive - the front two-and-a-half somersault triple twist piked.

    They finished with 92.34 for the front four-and-a-half somersault tucked and a final score of 450.60 points.

    China's Cao Yuan and Xie Siyi won gold with a score of 466.02.

  8. Extra buses to be provided during rail strike action

    The company that runs most train services in Yorkshire says it'll put on around 300 extra replacement bus services during a strike on Monday.

    Northern Rail

    Members of the RMT union are walking out over plans to run trains without guards. 

    The operator also says that Northern rail tickets will also be accepted on all Arriva Bus services during the strike.

  9. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A659 North Yorkshire westbound

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    A659 North Yorkshire westbound severe accident, between A162 and Turn off for Jackdaw Quarry.

    A659 North Yorkshire - A659 Leeds Road in Tadcaster closed and slow traffic westbound between the A162 junction and Turn off for Jackdaw Quarry, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. Clergyman turns down Bishop of Sheffield position

    A Church of England bishop has turned down a promotion to Bishop of Sheffield after his new flock protested about his opposition to the ordination of women priests.

    Philip North

    The Rt Rev Philip North, who is currently the suffragan Bishop of Burnley, was selected as the next diocesan Bishop of Sheffield in January.

    There was opposition, because Mr North is a member of the traditionalist Catholic wing of the church, which does not accept women priests.

    Quote Message: It is clear that the level of feeling is such that my arrival would be counter-productive in terms of the mission of the Church in South Yorkshire and that my leadership would not be acceptable to many." from The Rt Rev Philip North
    The Rt Rev Philip North
  11. BreakingBishop abandons role in ordination row

    The Right Reverend Philip North has announced that he will not take up the role of Bishop of Sheffield after controversy over his position on the ordination of women bishops.

    More to follow.

  12. When a bucket and sponge won't do...

    Oli Constable

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    On my lunch break yesterday I spotted these high-wire window cleaners trying to clean the windows at Kelham Island.

    Not a job if you're scared of heights, water, or windows.

    Window cleaners
  13. Rescue team awarded after saving man's life

    Oli Constable

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team has been awarded for their "challenging" rescue that saved a man’s life last year.

    Mountain rescue team accept award

    The volunteers rescued a 77-year-old man who became lost on the moors on Tuesday 8 November 2016.

    The man was lost near Penistone and called 999 as the cold night drew in.

    They carried the pensioner over one-and-a-half miles over rough and slippery terrain in the pitch-black to a 4x4 vehicle.

  14. East Coast Main Line: 'Chaos' reported amid delays of over two hours

    Alex Rhodes

    BBC Lincolnshire Live

    The problems continue on the East Coast main line. Trains between Doncaster and Grantham will be delayed by up to two hours or even completely cancelled

    Disruption is expected to continue until the end of the day and some commuters aren't happy:

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    Three replacement coaches are heading to Newark but because of the earlier crash on the A1 Virgin Trains East Coast isn't sure when they'll arrive. 

  15. Thieves steal charity boxes from church in Leeds

    Burglars have stolen money from charity boxes from inside a church in Leeds. 

    Lower Wortley Methodist Church

    The thieves struck on during Monday night at the Lower Wortley Methodist Church. 

    After ransacking the church, they also took a laptop, an electronic Casio keyboard and two projectors. 

    Quote Message: It is appalling that someone would target a place of worship in this way." from Sgt Chris Craven West Yorkshire Police
    Sgt Chris CravenWest Yorkshire Police
  16. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M62 North Yorkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 North Yorkshire westbound severe disruption, between J34 for A19 Selby and J33 for A162.

    M62 North Yorkshire - Slow traffic and two lanes closed on M62 westbound between J34, A19 (Selby) and J33, A162 (Ferrybridge Services), because of debris on the road.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  17. Travel update: Bus replacements cannot run

    BBC News Travel

    If you've been affected by the cancelled trains on the East Coast Mainline, this is a great addition to your day:

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