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Statement from West Yorkshire Combined Authority following the Manchester Arena attack.

Speaking about Monday night’s concert attack in Manchester, Ben Still, Managing Director of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, said:

“On behalf of the Combined Authority and our City Region partners, I send our deepest condolences to everyone who was affected by Monday night’s terrible events, including the people of Manchester and also individuals and families from our own City Region.

“We stand in solidarity with all of them and will provide whatever support we can to our friends, neighbours and colleagues in the days and weeks ahead.

“While everyone will be saddened by these events, I am sure they will also have been heartened by the stories about acts of humanity and bravery - some of them by people from our own City Region - that have emerged.

“We will continue to share contact information, updates and travel information so that anyone affected by this attack can find the support they need.” 

The Emergency Contact number for those concerned about loved ones provided by Greater Manchester Police is 0161 856 9400.
 

The latest updates on travel between West Yorkshire and Manchester are available from www.wymetro.com (new tab) and @MetroTravelNews (new tab)

Calderdale Council has a book of condolence for people to pay respect to the Manchester attack victims, at Halifax Town Hall, which is open weekdays from 9am to 6pm. 

Leeds City Council has placed a book of condolence at the Portland Crescent entrance of the Civic Hall. 

People can also sign Manchester Council's online condolence book for the victims of the attack (new tab).

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