Business

Business

Boost for Calderdale tourism with £150k grant

Tourism in Calderdale has been given a huge boost thanks to a £150,000 investment from Arts Council England.

News 3
Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

A prolonged spell of wet and cold weather would likely see potholes develop at an unprecedented rate, pushing already stretched local authority road repair budgets to the limit, a motoring organisation has warned.

Transport
Oliver is ready to play to a full house of ... 18!

Oliver is ready to play to a full house of ... 18!

Small is beautiful when it comes to music concerts at the Grayston Unity pub - as emerging singer-songwriter Oliver Pinder will soon find out.

Music
Record week and a host of great music

Record week and a host of great music

A record number of venues is taking part in this year’s Independent Venues Week - the music industry’s nod of thanks to small venues that have often give musicians their first breaks.

Music
Asda beats Morrisons and Tesco to cheapest supermarket crown

Asda beats Morrisons and Tesco to cheapest supermarket crown

Asda has been named the cheapest supermarket of 2016 among the major UK grocers, ahead of Morrisons and Tesco.

Business 1
Image: Shutterstock (s).

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

Transport
Emergency services are dealing with a crash on the M1

Burnley Road reopens after strong winds cause chaotic morning

Burnley Road is now open after being closed for a number of hours this morning.

News
Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions

VW owners stand to pocket thousands from emissions scandal

Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions of pounds in the wake of the emissions scandal.

Environment
Top gigs signed for Independent Week

Top gigs signed for Independent Week

Hebden Bridge Trades Club is backing Independent Venue Week 2017 with gigs from Sheffield Crooner Richard Hawley, American songwriter Cass McCombs, hotly tipped punk rockers Cabbage and the return of indie supergroup Moonlandingz.

Music
Aldi

UK’s ‘highest-paying supermarket’ to create 4,000 jobs

Aldi is to recruit 4,000 new permanent workers in stores and warehouses across the country, as part of the supermarket giant’s plan to open around 70 new shops this year.

Business 1
Sheffield Heeley's Labour MP Louise Haigh said the government's investment does not go far enough.

‘Broadband funding not enough to address rural imbalance’

New multi-million pound investment to deliver superfast broadband to thousands of extra homes in connectivity ‘not-spots’ will not go far enough to resolve the “unacceptable” imbalance of service in urban and rural areas, critics have claimed.

Politics 5
VIDEO: Free wonky carrots for trusty reindeer Rudolph

VIDEO: Free wonky carrots for trusty reindeer Rudolph

Morrisons supermarkets across the UK will be giving away 200,000 wonky carrots in an effort to support the Christmas tradition of leaving out refreshments for Father Christmas and his trusty reindeers on Christmas Eve.

Business
Grant to help future proof flood-hit valley business Russell Dean

Grant to help future proof flood-hit valley business Russell Dean

Renowned Mytholmroyd business Russell Dean Fine Furnishers is to receive a grant from Calderdale Council to put towards flood resilience measures.

News 1
Traffic is queuing on the M62 this morning.

Sheep on the M62 causing queuing traffic

Sheep on the carriageway are causing severe traffic problems on the M62.

Transport 2
Ian MacNab, Anna Leatherbarrow, Gareth Vickers and John Ainscough

Bike shop is ready to ‘blaze’ back into town

A Hebden Bridge bike shop is setting the wheels in motion to relaunch next week - almost one year after it was nearly destroyed by the Boxing Day floods.

News 1
Friday, December 23, will be worst day for festive traffic

Friday, December 23, will be worst day for festive traffic

Motorists have been warned that some journeys could take four times longer in the lead up to Christmas than at other times of the year.

Transport
Minimal disruption for Post Office users this Christmas

Minimal disruption for Post Office users this Christmas

The Post Office is confident it’ll be Christmas as usual after strikes called for the 19th and 20th December will be met with robust contingency plans to minimise any festive disruption.

Business 2
Picture from Highways England.

Queuing traffic on M62 at Calderdale due to accident and oil spill

One lane is closed westbound between junction 23, A640 (Huddersfield) and junction 22, A672 (Rishworth Moor) after two vehicles collided.

Transport
Transport bosses unwrap details of Boxing Day bus timetables for West Yorkshire

Transport bosses unwrap details of Boxing Day bus timetables for West Yorkshire

Bus services will be running on the roads of West Yorkshire this Boxing Day, transport bosses have confirmed.

News 1
Accident causes delays on M62

Accident causes delays on M62

Motorists are being warned of delays on the M62 after an accident this afternoon.

Transport
Load more