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All things French in West Yorkshire at Todmorden venue on Saturday

ALLEZ! French Day is returning to West Yorkshire for a third year and this time around it takes place in Todmorden!

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Fun at the fair: a big fair and plenty of stalls are also on offer at Mytholmroyd Gala

Music, fancy dress and all the fun of the fair at the Mytholmroyd Gala

Strike up the band - it’s gala time!

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Roy Sefton owner of the Shepherds Rest Inn, Lumbutts, with Coun Janet Battye.

‘Total bedlam’ - visitors slammed for blighting Gaddings Dam beauty spot

There are calls for visitors to Gaddings Dam to be more considerate after scenes of “total bedlam” during the recent spell of hot weather.

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One of the owl replicas on the trail of the Mill Bank Owl Hunt 2017

Mill Bank has a hoot with Owl Hunt

Mill Bank village has been having a hoot this month as part of its annual Mill bank owl Hunt event, which has been raising money for a new classroom at the local primary school, St Mary’s.

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Crosscut Saw playing at the Puzzle In Mind fundraising concert for the Friends of the Puzzle Hall Inn

Live music fundraiser for Puzzle Hall Inn

Hundreds turned out to Arden Road Social Club to see local bands Crosscut Saw, the Tragics, Fez and LITTLEgiants play live at a fundraising gig for the Puzzle Hall Inn.

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Todmorden Carnival

Letter: It’s about time park problem was rectified

I have just read in last week’s newspaper (June 15) that Todmorden Carnival has been fined £400; money which would have been donated to charities.

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Caught on camera: Do you know these people?

Do you know any of these people?

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Mytholm Meadows, Hebden Bridge

Housing group sends tenancy termination letter days after resident had died

A woman has slammed a housing group after it sent a ‘termination of tenancy’ letter to her friend who died just days earlier.

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Penelope Wilton and Geroge Costigan with poets from Beech Hill School at Halifax Square Chapel Arts Centre

Beech Hill school poets meet Downton star at Square Chapel

Year 5 and 6 students from Beech Hill School gathered with teachers and parents at the Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax this week to launch and read a collection of poems they themselves had written.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance in action.

Middlesex v Yorkshire: Poor batting cost us, admits Gale after Lord’s defeat

THE LONGEST day of the year certainly felt like it for Yorkshire, who suffered a taxing defeat at the home of cricket.

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RSPCA issues advice for pets after weather warning

RSPCA issues advice for pets after weather warning

It’s been the hottest day in June since 1976 today (Wednesday) but the Met Office has now issued a yellow warning for heavy downpours.

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Take aim: The Sheriff of Nottingham leads the archery lessons

Centre Vale was Robin’s forest home

When woods at Centre Vale Park in Todmorden became Sherwood Forest for a few weeks in early June, Robin Hood and his adversary the Sheriff of Nottingham certainly made themselves at home.

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Grenfell Tower. Metropolitan Police

Council calls review of fire safety in Calderdale

Calderdale Council will hold a joint review of fire safety following the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in London last week.

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This years theme of the parade is Sea of Dreams

Almost time for this year’s Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade

Thousands of people are expected to gather in Hebden Bridge on Sunday (June 25), when the 10th annual Handmade Parade takes place.

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Yorkshire is set to be hit by thunderstorms

Severe weather warning: Can Calderdale expect thunderstorms later today?

The heatwave is set to come to an end today with the warm air creating dramatic thunderstorms.

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Keeping cool in thr recent hot weather are new friends Maria Elznic aged four and Nyla Swarray aged three.

How to stay cool during a heatwave

Thermometers have hit 30C in Yorkshire during a prolonged heatwave.

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Is your office like a greenhouse?

Heatwave: How hot does it need to be before you can ask your boss to go home?

It’s hot. Really hot. The air-conditioning isn’t working, the sun is blazing and the small office you are in is sweltering.

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Air conditioner catches fire at Halifax town centre nightclub

Air conditioner catches fire at Halifax town centre nightclub

Firefighters were called to a Halifax nightclub today after an air conditioner caught fire.

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Councillor Tim Swift

Chance to find out about Calderdale flood risk work at drop-ins

The community are being invited to give their views on plans to reduce flood risk in the Calder Valley at a number of drop-ins this month.

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Celebrating at Eureka! Nursery, rated "outstanding" by Ofsted

‘Outstanding’ nursery’s pride

Children and staff at Eureka! Nursery are celebrating it being rated as “outstanding” in a recent inspection by Ofsted.

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