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Summary

  1. Host areas announced for 2018 Tour de Yorkshire
  2. Road closed after anti-fracking protester climbs on top of lorry
  3. Sheffield tree dispute - council legal costs hit £250k
  4. Anti-terror talks to protect York from attack
  5. House in Bradford 'closed down' over anti-social behaviour
  6. Huddersfield promotion to Premier League 'worth tens of millions' to area
  7. Tour de Yorkshire 2018 start and finish points to be announced
  8. West Yorkshire railway station cafe 'best in UK'
  9. Remake of Pulp's Common People to mark BBC Radio Sheffield 50th birthday
  10. Updates on Thursday 28 September 2017

Live Reporting

By Andrew Barton

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's all from Thursday

    Those are all the updates from Thursday 28 September.

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  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 West Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 West Yorkshire southbound severe accident, between J44 for A639 and J43 for M621.

    M1 West Yorkshire - One lane blocked and slow traffic on M1 southbound between J44, A639 (Leeds South) and J43, M621 (Belle Isle), because of an accident.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M621 West Yorkshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M621 West Yorkshire eastbound severe accident, at J7 for A61.

    M621 West Yorkshire - One lane blocked and slow traffic on M621 eastbound at J7, A61 (Stourton), because of an accident.

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

  4. Our top five stories today

    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. Host areas announced for 2018 Tour de Yorkshire
    2. Fracking road closed after protester climbs on top of lorry
    3. Pastor used 'exorcism' to sexually abuse women
    4. Sheffield tree protesters 'test' injunction
    5. Appeal to find person who helped man assaulted with bottle

    See you tomorrow.

  5. Driver, 70, dragged from car by thief

    A 70-year-old Sheffield man has had his car stolen after been dragged out of the driver's seat and left on the road as he went to go fishing.

    Carwood Road

    It happened in the Pitsmoor area on Saturday after the man left his house in Sedan Street, he reached Carwood Road in his blue Mondeo when a man asked him for directions.

    When the 70-year-old lowered his window the man forced his arm into the car and grabbed the keys, pulled him out of the car and knocked him to the ground.

    He drove off at speed but crashed a short time later into railings on Gray Street in Burngreave and ran off before police could arrive.

    Quote Message: Thankfully the victim was not seriously injured but it is important we identify the person responsible for this awful assault and robbery” from Det Con Dean Craik South Yorkshire Police
    Det Con Dean CraikSouth Yorkshire Police
  6. Level crossing shut down after man's death

    A level crossing near Malton, where a 77-year-old man was killed as he drove across the railway line has been removed by Network Rail.

    Level crossing

    Eric Ireland, from Moorsholme in Scampston, died at the Ivy Lea farm rail crossing at Scampston, near Malton, in 2014.

    An inquest ruled that Mr Ireland's death was accidental and Network Rail said an agreement had been reached with the landowner to get the crossing on the York to Scarborough railway line closed.

    They say they've worked for years to try and get the private crossing closed and they're pleased they've now reached an agreement to do so

  7. Anti-fracking protester arrested after lorry-top protest

    In the last half-an-hour police say that they've arrested an anti fracking protester.

    The woman has spent five hours sitting on top of a lorry which was heading for Third Energy's plant at Kirby Misperton.

    Habton Road, which has been closed since 12:00 is expected to reopen sometime soon.

  8. Rotherham man charged with gun offence

    A 38-year-old man has been charged with possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence today.

    Stephen Thomas Hodgkins, of Kiveton Park, Rotherham, appeared before Hull Magistrates’ Court and has been remanded into custody.

    At around 17:40 on 26 September, it's alleged a man had threatened members of the public with a firearm in the Kiveton Park area of Rotherham.

  9. Travel update: All good on the rails this afternoon

    BBC News Travel

    We only ever seem to share bad travel news here, so here's a rare bit of good news...

    Woohoo!

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  10. 'Time has been wasted' in Brexit talks - Leeds MP

    Today the Brexit Secretary David Davies has said "decisive steps forward" have been made in the latest round of UK-EU talks.

    But Leeds MP and chair of the House of Commons committee for Exiting The European Union Hilary Benn has said not enough has been done to break the "log jam".

    David Davis and Michel Barnier

    Mr Davis was speaking at the end of the first talks since Theresa May's speech in Italy last week, in which she said the UK wanted a two-year transition.

    But EU negotiator Michel Barnier said there were still "big gaps" between the sides on some of the withdrawal issues.

    He said it could be "weeks or months" before they agreed to move to the next stage of talks about future relations.

    Quote Message: One of the difficulties has been a lack of clarity on the part of the UK government about what it was seeking, and time has been wasted in this process which is of the utmost urgency" from Hilary Benn Leeds Central MP
    Hilary BennLeeds Central MP
  11. Watch: Sheffield tree protesters 'test' injunction

    Kevin Larkin

    Political reporter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    Campaigners trying to stop Sheffield City Council's controversial tree felling programme have broken the injunction restricting them from stepping inside the safety barrier.

    Sheffield City Council was granted a court order back in August to stop people holding up work by standing inside safety zones erected around the trees.

    Work to remove trees on Kenwood Road was stopped earlier this afternoon.

    Here's one un-named protester explaining why she's broken the injunction:

    Video content

    Video caption: Sheffield tree protestor on injunction

    In a Statement Councillor Brian Lodge, Cabinet member for Environment and Street Scene says: "This will result in further court action and potential imprisonment."

    Quote Message: This direct action is in complete disregard of the law and furthermore, goes against the wishes of the majority of people in Sheffield who are in support of our work" from Brian Lodge Sheffield councillor
    Brian LodgeSheffield councillor
  12. No injury worries for Huddersfield Town

    BBC Sport

    Eighth-place Huddersfield Town will be hoping to return to the top of the Premier League table on Saturday as they face Spurs at the John Smith's Stadium.

    Huddersfield Town

    Town have no fresh injury worries ahead of Tottenham's visit.

    Head coach David Wagner will pick from the same squad that drew at Burnley.

    Striker Steve Mounié is expected to return from injury after the international break in time to face Swansea City.