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New era for flood-hit antiques centre in Hebden Bridge

After more than two years of hard work, a business that was seriously affected by the Boxing Day floods is looking forward to the future in its new permanent home.

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Splashing good time at icy New Year swim

More than 50 swimmers braved the icy waters at the annual New Year Swim on Sunday, cheered on by a large crowd of supporters.

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Snow hit parts of Calderdale yesterday

Readers share their stories of chaos caused by snow in Calderdale

As snow fell across Calderdale yesterday evening (Tuesday) many commuters found themselves stuck in traffic trying to get home.
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Mark Pullen and Debbie Adamthwaite of Bricks4Kidz

Calling all Lego fans to first Calder Valley brick show

As the popularity of Lego bricks continues to increase, a new event seeks to use the building blocks to raise money to support flood repairs in the Calder Valley.

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Temporary traffic lights will be installed to protect the workforce during the construction of the new flood defences

Mytholmroyd faces 96 weeks of roadworks hell

Residents driving through Mytholmroyd face 96 weeks of roadworks, starting next week, as major works get underway to help protect the village from flooding.
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Seeing out 2017 with a race around Todmorden's Centre Vale Park

New Year’s Eve found Todmorden’s Centre Vale Park a bustle of activity as cyclists came from all over to the final cyclocross race of 2017.

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Travelodge Halifax

What are the most bizarre items left in Halifax Travelodge?

Where would you find a pair of diamond earrings, a black Labrador called Byron and a purple velvet arm chair? The lost and found office at the Travelodge in Halifax.

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Catherine Peyton, Julie Dawson, Laura Pollard, Tamina Oates, Helen Palmer with Peter Andre

Calderdale Slimming World consultants celebrate record year with Peter Andre

Slimming World consultants from Calderdale were congratulated on helping slimmers to lose weight and change their lives by singer and TV presenter Peter Andre.

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Pupils from St Augustines were crowned champions at the Panathlon Yorkshire Primary Final

St Augustine’s pupils win gold at Panathlon final

Pupils with disabilities and special needs from St Augustine’s School in Halifax were crowned county champions at the Panathlon Yorkshire Primary Final in York.

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Lady Wildflower and Heidi Bang Tidy. Producers of Hebden Bridge Burlesque Festival. image by Le Keux

Hebden Bridge Burlesque Festival line-up revealed

Burlesque performers and other entertainers will flock to the Calder Valley in May for the sixth annual Hebden Bridge Burlesque Festival.

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The trees form part of a border around the site

Where you can recycle your Christmas tree in Calderdale

With Christmas wrapped up for another year, many will be now be thinking about how to get rid of the Christmas tree.

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Colin Skeath

Inspector who helped in Boxing Day 2015 floods recognised with an MBE

A retired police inspector who helped those in need during the 2015 Boxing Day floods has been recognised for his services to policing the communities of Calderdale and his charity work with an MBE.

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The bench was stolen from Salem Sports Field in Hebden Bridge

Have you seen this stolen bench?

Between December 20 and 22 a cast iron bench was stolen from Salem Sports Field, Spring Grove in Hebden Bridge, the home of White Rose Archers.

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Volunteer Jon Stopp on the Rochdale Canal

Calderdale community garden project is runner up in BBC One show

A community ‘linear larder’ garden along the banks of the Rochdale Canal was a runner-up in a new BBC One daytime TV series, ‘Let’s Get a Good Thing Going’.

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Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden have been named property hotspots

Calderdale towns among country's top property hotspots 2017

Two towns in Calderdale have been named as some of the country’s property hotspots for 2017.
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Song for Christmas 2017: Christ Church Pellon CE (VC) Primary

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Halifax Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Calderdale College.
Education

Song for Christmas 2017: Bradshaw Primary School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Halifax Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Calderdale College.

Education

Song for Christmas 2017: St Andrew's Infant School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Halifax Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Calderdale College.
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Song for Christmas 2017: Central Street Infant and Nursery School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Halifax Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Calderdale College.

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Luddendenfoot Academy

Calderdale primary schools are top class for achievement

Calderdale pupils have shown they are top of class as their results are the best in West Yorkshire.

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