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Local gardeners are in for a treat

The finest green spaces in Luddenden will be on show when the village hosts its eigth Open Gardens day on Saturday, July 1.

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10 of the best: Things to do in and around Calderdale

10 of the best: Things to do in and around Calderdale

Here’s our pick of the 10 best things to do in and around Calderdale.

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Darren Burke has lost his teenage son to a smartphone.

FAMILY COLUMN: Darren Burke on why journeys with dad are uncool when you're a teen

There’s a TV advert currently doing the rounds that shows a series of mortified teenagers being ferried to school in their parents’ seriously un-cool cars.

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Time to try a tri: Top tips for beginner triathletes

Time to try a tri: Top tips for beginner triathletes

Triathlon: a word that strikes fear into couch potatoes everywhere. For many, the idea of swimming 1,500 metres, cycling 40k and running 10k back-to-back fills them with dread.

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New Kia Picanto

A Picanto with Porsche appeal

WHEN a Porsche owner uses a Kia Picanto as his main personal transport it just goes to show how far the booming Korean car maker has progressed since the first generation of the Picanto was launched in 2004.

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Oulton Hall

Escape the hustle and bustle of nine to five at Oulton Hall & Spa

Sometimes you just want to get away from the stresses of life, and if you want to do it in style, there is a stunning hotel that is a perfect fit.
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46 words and phrases that Yorkshire gave to the world

'Ow do? God's own county has its own language - and we all know it's reight good.
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The group of 18 women said they were left speechless after the entrepreneur personally offered to send them away on a complimentary dream trip to the USA.

Branson comes to aid of hen-do kicked off flight with free Vegas trip

Sir Richard Branson has come to the aid of a hen-do who were kicked off a flight for wearing "Bitches on Tour" T-shirts by sending them on a free holiday - to LAS VEGAS.

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Barbecue time and heat is on

Barbecue time and heat is on

Spare ribs with sauerkraut simmered in Moor Ale

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Wit and wedding bells
in Sam’s starring role

Wit and wedding bells in Sam’s starring role

Halifax actor Sam Heron, who recently graduated from the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, has been starring in London’s West End in a heart-warming show aimed at young children.

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REVEALED: PlayStation Plus free games for June

REVEALED: PlayStation Plus free games for June

PlayStation has announced the six games which are free to Plus members for June, and you have five more days to download last month’s titles.

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The Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge Classic Bike and Scooter Show, at Sowerby Bridge Wharf, attracted a record number of visitors

More flock to see bike classics and have fun

The 4th Annual Classic Bike and Scooter Show organised by Sowerby Bridge Rotary Club drew a larger crowd and had more attractions than before, raising a record amount of more than £6,000.

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Thai curry is the spice of life

Thai curry is the spice of life

The beauty of this recipe is that it can either be made as a curry in a hurry by using a shop bought curry paste or, should you wish, you can take the time to make the deep, rich Thai green curry paste, helping you create an “authentic” dish., writes Alasdair Nunn of Halifax-based caterers RachAls Kitchen. So go on try for yourself.

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How to create perfect brunch

How to create perfect brunch

I love what brunch stands for, writes Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd, the Halifax based caters.

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Win a family ticket to see Ben & Holly

Win a family ticket to see Ben & Holly

From the producers of the hugely successful Peppa Pig theatre tours, Fiery Light Productions, comes the welcome return visit of the live stage show, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom.

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Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

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Everybody loves a muffin

Everybody loves a muffin

Now that Easter is a couple of weeks behind us and the memory of all those eggs is in the distant past I think it’s time to talk chocolate again, writes Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen Ltd, the Halifax catering company.

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Jamie Murphy has spent 100 hours recreating a 3D model of Manor Heath Mansion from old blueprints.

Mansion lost for decades is restored in 3D

This Image is the end result of an artist’s labour of love to resurrect one of Halifax’s most extravagant buildings, which had been lost since its demolition in 1958.

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Bread, jam and a cup of rosie...

Bread, jam and a cup of rosie...

Here’s a great recipe for a very homely rhubarb and raspberry jam courtesy of head chef Darren Parkinson and his team at the Shibden Mill Inn. For more recipes go to http://www.shibdenmillinn.com/recipe-of-the-month

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Free fun at the Orange Box

Free fun at the Orange Box

Singing karaoke, baking Easter treats, upcycling clothes and dancing and performing are just some of the holiday activities at Orange Box young people’s centre, Halifax, next week.

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