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Go-ahead for £2.6 million phase of £30 million Mytholmroyd flood scheme

A £2.6 million option that is affordable will form a key part of the £30 million Mytholmroyd flood alleviation scheme because it can be completed sooner – rather than a £10.3 million scheme which would bring greater protection.

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New charge: Levy should raise cash to cover extra Calderdale infrastructure costs

Planning levy could raise £24 million for Calderdale to build or upgrade roads, schools, parks and more

A new charge levied on developers might raise more than £24 million towards costs of new roads, expanding schools and places of leisure over the life of the new Local Plan, councillors have been told.

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The new Elland station as it might look from the air. Have your say online or at drop-ins

Have your say about new Elland Railway Station online or in person at drop-ins

From this week people can have their say online about the new Elland railway station, with a series of drop-in meetings also lined up.

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Morrisons launch GIANT steak - and just in time for Father's Day

Yorkshire supermarket Morrisons is providing the nation with the perfect treat to make this year's Father's Day extra special.

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Jet2 announce new flight to Italian city from Leeds Bradford Airport

Jet2 announce new flight to Italian city from Leeds Bradford Airport

Budget airline Jet2 has added a new destination to its Leeds Bradford flight roster.
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Treat yourself to a refreshing getaway at one of these Airbnb properties with pools around Yorkshire (Photo: Airbnb)

7 luxurious Airbnbs with pools around Yorkshire for less than £125

Pack up your bags and head off for a relaxing break at one of these luxurious Airbnb properties around Yorkshire, all of which boast access to a pool and cost less than £125 per night.

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M62 near Brighouse. Pic: Google.

M62 lane blocked due to 'broken down van' at Brighouse

Congestion is building on the M62 during this morning's rush hour.

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Full list of planned roadworks in Yorkshire over the coming week

Motorists know that roadworks and diversions can cause a nuisance when travelling on the roads.

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Retail giant House of Fraser announces Yorkshire closures as part of 31 store cutback

Retailer House of Fraser has announced plans to shut 31 of its 59 stores across the UK and Ireland as part of a rescue deal, impacting around 6,000 jobs.

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Heinz Salad Cream could be about to become Sandwich Cream

Food giant Heinz is considering changing the name of its Salad Cream for the first time in 104 years to Sandwich Cream because few customers actually use it on salads.
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Live: Northern rail chaos revealed as we go out on the trains to force change

Rail travellers across the north have faced disruption ever since a major timetable overhaul was implemented in May.

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LISTED: All the planned roadworks in Yorkshire over the coming week

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week and is correct as of Friday, June 1.
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Urgent recall issued by Tesco, Aldi and Nisa after METAL found in sausage rolls

Pastry products sold at major supermarkets are being urgently recalled following the discovery of metal in some items.
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Passengers have suffered unprecedented delays and cancellations on Northern services since new timetables were introduced last week.

'Truly sorry' Northern rail warns it will take weeks to improve services following delays and cancellation chaos across the North

Northern rail has warned it will take weeks to turn around unprecedented delays and cancellations which are causing chaos for millions of commuters.
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Ryanair warn WhatsApp users about 'free tickets' scam

Users of instant messaging service WhatsApp are being warned of a hoax message which appears to come from the airline Ryanair.
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The entrance to Halifax Piece Hall via the steps at Halifax's new Central Library and Archives, which is the building on the left of the picture

Piece Hall and Square Chapel are county design award winners

It was a fantastic evening for Calderdale last night when two key projects were among seven regional winners announced at a major design awards ceremony in York.

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Further disruption to Yorkshire rail services as Northern workers walk out on strike

Rail passengers in Yorkshire face further disruption today as Northern staff stage a further 24-hour strike as a dispute over the role of guards rumbles on.
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Yorkshire's beautiful landscape provides a wonderful setting in which to retire

The Golden Years: Why Yorkshire is the best place to enjoy retirement

When to comes to retirement, there are few better places to settle down and enjoy the golden years than right here in Yorkshire.
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There are some excellent job opportunities on offer around Yorkshire in the healthcare profession

8 ideal jobs currently up for grabs in Yorkshire if you want to work in healthcare

Looking to kick start or progress your career in the healthcare industry?

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Mothercare to swing axe on 50 stores - but it's not known if Yorkshire outlets will be affected.

Mothercare is to swing the axe on 50 underperforming stores and re-hire the chief executive it sacked just weeks ago as part of a wide-ranging shake-up.

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