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The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is back in the UK and Ireland for 2017, with more screenings and more action than ever before.

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Brothers bang heads in the land of ice and snow

Brothers bang heads in the land of ice and snow

Last year’s film ‘Rams’ is set in a remote farming valley in Iceland where two brothers who haven’t spoken to each other for 40 years come together in order to save the thing that is dearest to them - their sheep.

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Paul’s challenging art work ...

Paul’s challenging art work ...

Artist, Paul Ormerod had a typical post war upbringing, attending secondary school before leaving when he was 15 to work in the mines.

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Elicia follows in her family’s footsteps

Elicia follows in her family’s footsteps

When nine-year-old Elicia Ramsden takes to the stage in the pantomime ‘Cinderella’ this month, she will continue a tradition of family involvement in amateur theatre in Brighouse going back five generations.

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New year swim at Lee Dam, Lumbutts, Todmorden. Men's race.

Brave souls all set to plunge into icy dam

Those brave (or mad) enough to compete in the icy New Year Swim held at Lee Dam, high in the south Pennines , will plunge into the freezing depths; for a chilly version of fun, with the aim to recover the wooden trophy that is chucked into the ice cold water.

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Sing-along at the community groups celebration at Hebden Bridge Town Hall. At the piano, from the left, Helen Meller, organiser Marguerite Eccles and Tricia Astwood.

Residents get into the festive spirit

Nearly one year on from the floods, Calder Valley residents got into the spirit of the festive season with a celebration at Hebden Bridge Town Hall.

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Organic cotton bird print PJs, �52, at People Tree.

Fashion: Santa, Baby ... here’s what we really really want for Christmas

There are some pieces that every woman will always need in her wardrobe. Stephanie Smith picks out classic must-have gifts for the stylish.

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PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Bronte sisters now come under spotlight of TV drama writer Sally

Stunning new pictures released by the BBC give a preview of what to expect from a new Bronte drama which will be aired this Christmas.

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Twinkle 
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Twinkle toes

Step back in time as Strictly Come Dancing stars Aljaz and Janette bring back to life the moves of legendary performer Fred Astaire.

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Halifax, Happy Valley, Christmas fund raiser, credit Craig Shaw.

Celebrating their first Christmas in the campaign against hate crime

A community group is celebrating after an evening of live music and entertainment helped raise money for its future projects.

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Felicity Jones stars in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Picture: Film Frame..� 2016 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Review: The force is strong with thrilling Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Put any fears you may have of Phantom Menace-style disappointment to rest. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a genuinely thrilling addition to the franchise.

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Emmerdale TV ad banned for showing ‘exaggerated’ studio experience

A television advertisement for an Emmerdale studio tour has been banned for exaggerating the visitor experience.

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Art expert Dave makes first approach for once

Art expert Dave makes first approach for once

Since he established his gallery in Water Street , Todmorden Dave Gunning has established such a reputation for finding unknown or neglected artists and building their reputation that he is even approached for advice by leading London galleries!

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Society’s tasty screening

Society’s tasty screening

Halifax Film Society continues its 50th anniversary celebrations with the classic black comedy ‘Delicatessen’ on Sunday, December 11.

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Win tickets for Lego Movie

Win tickets for Lego Movie

Here’s a brilliant Christmas treat for the kids - the chance to win one of three family tickets to see The Lego Movie.

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Exhibition and new book on Peter’s life

Exhibition and new book on Peter’s life

A major new exhibition of work by Peter Brook, the famous local landscape artist, opens this Saturday at the Harrison Lord Gallery in Brighouse.

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Arts and crafts galore direct from the makers

Lovers of arts and crafts might like to pay a visit to Artsmill, Hebden Bridge this weekend for an annual fair in the Threads Café and Lounge.

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Yorkshire debut for new film

Yorkshire debut for new film

Set and filmed entirely in Yorkshire, the tense and clever drama ‘The Incident’ will be shown at Hebden Bridge Picture House on Saturday - and will be introduced by the director Jane Linfoot.

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Halifax Christmas Lights

Calderdale Christmas Lights: Guide to the switch ons

It’s time to get into the festive spirit! Here are ten Christmas lights switch ons that are happening throughout Calderdale over the next week.

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Flood film premiere to showcase community spirit and courage

Flood film premiere to showcase community spirit and courage

The long awaited community film about the response to the Boxing Day floods gets its first public airing at Hebden Bridge town hall in association with the Hebden Bridge Arts Festival.

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