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Letter: Let’s not stand by and allow this decision

The latest meeting of the Todmorden Development Board voted to continue to engage with Aldi regarding their proposal to build a much larger supermarket on Burnley Road, a site for which they already have planning permission. This is to be considered by Calderdale Council in the near future.

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Staff at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary have come in for huge praise from reader Gisela

Letter: Stay in hospital was ‘wonderful experience’

I fractured my ankle and had to spend a few days after an operation in the orthopaedic ward at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.

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Letter: Calling former Todmorden Grammar pupils

Letter: Calling former Todmorden Grammar pupils

Last year you kindly published information that we were trying to arrange a school reunion for the people who started at Todmorden Grammar School in 1966 - celebrating 50 years since we started Grammar School.

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Phil Fearnley, @HaloVue on Twitter, tweeted this video of a sunset over Sowerby Bridge

See it snap it: We want to see your scenic videos

We always want to see your photos of Calderdale but we would also love for you to send us some spectacular videos!

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Walshaw Moor: Burning can be a useful tool

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Why the internet can be good for teenagers

Eighty nine percent of adults aged between 18 and 19 use social media.

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Bee friendly this summer.

Keep the pesticide ban and bee friendly to insects

It’s not been the best spring for bees so far. Cold and wet.

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Why build on a flood plain?

Surely even the most thick-skinned Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council officers and councillors must be squirming at the correlation of the headline front page articles of April 29 and (April 22 in the Halifax Courier.

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LETTERS: Praise for MP’s fantastic support

It isn’t very often that you hear in the press very positive news about the business that politicians (MPs) undertake on behalf of their constituents. Usually we only hear how dishonest and morally unethical they are.

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It was wrong to dilute this council motion

How timely that The Conservative Group on Calderdale Council should bring a motion asking the council’s Labour leader to write to Jeremy Corbyn requesting “to expel all members who have expressed or condoned anti-Semitic views”.

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Calder 76.

LETTERS: Congratulations to Calder 76

I was very pleased to be a spectator at Ryburn vs Calder 76 last week when Calder put in a great performance to become champions of the Halifax premiere league for the first time in their history.

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LETTERS: How will staying in EU make us more powerful?

Barack Obama is another person who spouts the myth that the UK is in a stronger position to negotiate as part of the EU.

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The Duke of York visited flood victims in Calderdale.

LETTERS: Awed by the compassion of strangers

I am writing to express my sadness for those throughout the valley who have been affected by the recent floods.

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Volunteers clean up the centre of Hebden Bridge after the Boxing Day floods.

LETTERS: Thank you to our ‘magnificent’ community

I’d like to, on behalf of my sister-in-law Gemma Leedham. thank all our family, friends, staff, staff’s families and even that family’s neighbours for their help over the weekend.

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Hard questions - but we need a solution

Hard questions - but we need a solution

I attended the last Ward Forum meeting that was held in Walsden recently. My aim was to learn something about Calderdale Council’s plans for the derelict bandstand in Centre Vale Park.

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Years of ‘consultation’ - but nothing happened

Years of ‘consultation’ - but nothing happened

Last week’s Todmorden News front page story on the sale of the Rose Street site was misleading on several counts.

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Resilenti option is well worth pursuing

Resilenti option is well worth pursuing

If one was being particularly cynical one might suggest reading a letter previously in the Tod News, which was written by Coun C.M.Baksa.

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Desire to do your bit is key factor

Desire to do your bit is key factor

We are now into ‘silly season’, where the newspaper starts to get inundated with letters from those seeking election or re-election onto the Town Council in May. No, this isn’t an election broadcast on behalf of myself. I have no plans to stand for re election.

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Time to refresh our democracy? Are you up for it?

Time to refresh our democracy? Are you up for it?

In May, our present Town and Parish Councils will finish their 4 year stint and every registered voter will get their chance to elect a brand new Parish/Town council as part of the National Election process.

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Stand on schools took courage

Stand on schools took courage

I have nothing but respect for Craig Whittaker after seeing his rooftop protest in Todmorden.

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