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Mud, glorious mud! Halifax women get Pretty Muddy for a great cause!

Women from across Yorkshire took part in the first Halifax Pretty Muddy event on Saturday to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

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Calderdale Councils Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economic Development, Coun Barry Collins; Chair of the Calderdale Flood Resilience Community Board, Mick Davies; and Katie Kimber of the Luddendenfoot Flood Group, at the Luddendenfoot flood store

What you can do to plan for future floods

Calderdale Council is urging local residents and businesses to make sure their property is as flood resilient as possible.

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YourCar is run as an additional service to their existing one

New accessible car service for Todmorden

A new accessible car service- YourCar - is being introduced to the Todmorden area operated by Community Transport Calderdale (CTC).

Transport
The stretch between Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge has been completed

£1 million improvements to the Rochdale Canal

The Canal & River Trust, the charity that cares for 2,000 miles of the nation’s waterways, has completed £1 million of improvement works to the Rochdale Canal between Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge.

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Brighouse are beaten

Brighouse are beaten

Brighouse Town lost 2-1 away to Penistone Church in their pre-season friendly on Monday evening.

Football

VIDEO: Pavement remains closed at site of Halifax building collapse

A pavement next to the site of building collapse in Halifax town centre remains closed after safety work was carried out.

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OSCA for Halifax League

OSCA for Halifax League

SIX of the 21 awards presented at Sunday’s ECB/YCB Annual Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards (OSCAs) came back to this area.

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Frustration: John Tombling

We put it out - it’s not always picked up...

Residents of a Calder Valley street are frustrated by the erratic nature of their reycling collection recently.

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Rukhsana Bibi Bibi was sentenced to 28 years for murdering Mohammed Yousaf.

Todmorden woman jailed for pensioner’s murder

Two people have been jailed for a total of 60 years following the brutal murder of a pensioner.

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Texas & Ocean Colour Scene to perform at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse set for a spectacular August with Ocean Colour Scene & Texas to perform at music live festival

Doncaster Racecourse has announced two further top acts for its summer festival of music – the 2017 Sun Bets Music Live!

Music 1
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn at Hebden Bridge town hall.

Corbyn to tour marginal seats as Labour set for snap poll

The Calder Valley is among five Yorkshire seats being targeted by Labour this summer as Jeremy Corbyn readies the party for another snap election.

Politics
Baking on display at last year's Blackshaw Head Fete

Get going - and growing - to add your talents to Blackshaw Fete

Are you Inspired by television’s Bake-Off, Sewing Bee or Gardeners World? Love to bake, make or grow something?

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Actions from Southowram v Triangle, at Southowram CC. Pictured is Christian Silkstone

Silkstone leads from front

The Spenser Wilson Halifax League side strode impressively through to the final of the West Yorkshire Area Council Knockout Cup with a 137-run win over the York Senior League yesterday.

Football
Extra power: A working horse helped the 30-strong team of volunteers

Sharing load to ‘slow the flow’

A very special team member shared the load with volunteers in their battle to prevent flooding in the Calder Valley – a very large working horse called Nathan.

Environment
Building has started for a new sixth form block for Ravenscliffe School.

WATCH: Work starts on new Halifax sixth form block

Work has started a new sixth form building for Calderdale’s only upper school for pupils with special educational needs.

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Delays: Tailbacks of traffic were commonplace at peak times when the first phase of work was under way

Two months of roadwork misery returns to main Calder Valley highway

Roadworks return to the Calder Valley’s main route from Monday when flood works resume at Mytholmroyd.

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More wickets for Chapman

More wickets for Chapman

Josh Wood and Darren Chapman jnr had fine matches as Sowerby Bridge retained a handy lead at the top of the Halifax League’s middle section yesterday.

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Great theatre

Great theatre

The Shed Crew, Albion Electric Warehouse, Leeds (September 21- October 1)

Theatre and Comedy
Mytholmroyd v Bradshaw. Mytholmroyds Steve Senior.

Senior hurts former teammates

Steve Senior plagued his former club Mytholmroyd yesterday as Booth took another step towards retaining their title in the Spenser Wilson Halifax League.

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Performance

Performance

The Tetley Weekender

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