Travel update: Trees on line and landslip disrupt West Yorkshire train services

Rail passengers in West Yorkshire are continuing to experience disruption to services after Storm Ophelia battered the region.
A Highways England camera shows the scene on the M62 westbound this morning. Copyright: Crown 2017.

Crash causes major delays on M62 between Leeds and Wakefield

Drivers are being warned about delays of more than hour on the M62 this morning following a crash.
Portland Place and Prescott Street, Halifax

What £40m Halifax town centre road scheme will mean for you - junction by junction

The £40m earmarked for the regeneration of Halifax town centre will see a totally revamped road system be developed.

Things to do: Shelley Burgoyne and Barry Cook lead the College or Collage collaborative art activity

Residents, businesses and community groups see proposals as campaigners make case for Todmorden college

residents, businesses and community groups came out in force on Sunday to help save Todmoden’s college.

Work is well under way at Ravenscliffe School, Halifax's, new Spring Hall centre

How you can help Halifax school Ravenscliffe raise final £130,000

So how can people or organisations help Ravenscliffe hit that final target?

Pedal: Ravenscliffes specially adapted bikes will be made available to Calderdale people to try out

Community’s role - and cash - helped Ravenscliffe School, Halifax, expand

With a new record number of pupils on its roll - 169 now squeezing into a building for a hundred less than that, according to guidelines for students with learning difficulties, and no prospect of additional Government finance - Ravenscliffe grabbed the bull by the horns and asked people to help.

Ravenscliffe School's new Spring Hall site is taking shape

A final push and Halifax school Ravenscliffe’s £3.3 million dream will be realised

A Third of the way up and a third of the way in...Ravenscliffe High School’s dream is visibly now becoming reality and funding is almost in place for the final flourish!

The wraps are about to come off the �500,000 refurbishment of Todmorden Market Hall, which has taken place through the summer and early autumn. Pictured is work under way in June.

Celebration relaunch for Todmorden Market Hall following £500,000 transformation

A celebration to mark the relaunch of Todmorden Market Hall following a £500,000 transformation will bring local people and traders together on Saturday, October 21.

Repairs to Copley Bridge have been completed and it has been renamed Wilson Bridge.

Ruined bridge will reopen

A bridge that was destroyed in the Boxing Day 2015 floods will reopen to the public next week following a massive repair operation.

Half-way up: Further modelling  is needed to fully address flooding concerns relating to the new Lidl

Further work needed on flood impact at new Lidl site in Todmorden

Further modelling work is required to fully understand the impact flooding might have on the new Lidl supermarket site - and neighbouring homes and businesses.


Northern rail strike day: How to get home tonight

The second of two strike days affecting Northern rail services has begun today.

AGM: Great Rock Co-op is holding its annual meeting. Picture: Craig Shaw/blu planet photography

Call into AGM for ‘nibbles’ and find out what Great Rock is all about

Anyone interested in joining a local food and craft enterprise is invited to join members at Great Rock Co-op’s annual meeting on Saturday, October 7 (2pm, “nibbles” from 1pm onwards).

The Yorkshire Soap Company founders Warren Booth, left, and Marcus Doyle. The company is opening up a shop at Halifax Piece Hall. Picture by Aaron Gilpin

Five more businesses to open at Halifax Piece Hall

Five more independent businesses have chosen Halifax’s Piece Hall as the perfect location for their retail ventures, joining the 20 shops, cafes and bars already at home in the recently restored Grade I* Listed building and playing a part in the vibrant atmosphere of the iconic Georgian landmark.

Calderland, the musical which will debut at the Piece Hall, Halifax, in rehearsal at Hebden Bridge. Picture: Sarah Mason

Celebrating what makes Calderdale special - The People’s Fair and Calderland musical showcased this weekend at Halifax’s Piece Hall

Final rehearsals were taking place this week for the Calderland performances which introduces and then is part of The People’s Fair showcase at The Piece Hall, Halifax.

Preparations 'well underway' for Yorkshire rail strike next week

Preparations 'well underway' for Yorkshire rail strike next week

October will begin with a headache for Yorkshire commuters as a Northern rail strike begins.

A Christmas greeting from Halifax Piece Hall, with a series of spectaculars planned for the festive period in 2017

A winter wonderland...spectacular Piece Hall will be at the heart of Halifax’s Christmas

Halifax Piece Hall will be bursting with Christmas cheer from mid-November to New Year!

Want to become a journalist?

Journalist apprenticeship scheme launched

Have you always dreamed of being a journalist? Reporting the news that can make a real difference in your community?
You have one more month to spend your old pound coins.

There’s only one month left to spend your old pound coins

Look under your sofa, empty your piggy bank and check your pockets – there are only 30 days left to spend the old £1 coin before it becomes worthless.

Video: Free advice and training at Google's Digital Garage helps firms reach new heights

In the cut-throat world of digital commerce, even an established business can use a little advice.

Top draw: The Piece Hall is in the final three for a national travel writers tourism award

Piece Hall in mix for top award

Halifax’s Piece Hall has been nominated for a national award following its £19 million renovation and re-opening this summer.

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