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Funding budget to help support the community

Hebden Royd Town Council has a sizable Community Funding budget which it hopes will benefit as wide a range of groups as possible.

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Temperatures across the UK are set to climb to 30C

Here’s how long the heatwave will last in Yorkshire

The weather is set to be scorching both this weekend and next week, with the beginning of July expected to be unusually warm for this time of year.
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Does your cat have hayfever?

Here's how to quickly find out if your dog or cat has hayfever - and what to do if they have

The heatwave is expected to cause sniffles across the country but did you know that your pets can suffer from hay fever too?

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Wimbledon makes its annual return on July 2-15, with the crme de la crme of tennis stars vying for the highly acclaimed champion title

Wimbledon 2018: Everything you need to know about this year’s tennis tournament

Wimbledon makes its annual return between 2 and 15 July, with the best of tennis talent all vying for the highly acclaimed champion title.

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Pictured: Yorkshire snappers soak up the summer solstice sun

It’s the summer solstice which means summer is officially here and in good timing - a heatwave is coming!

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Leeds wont be closing roads for Clean Air Day, but there will be two different events which aim to raise awareness, one being in City Square and the other in Briggate

Why roads will not be closed in Leeds tomorrow for national Clean Air Day 2018

June 21 marks clean air day 2018, a day which raises awareness about the dangers of air pollution and the different ways that people can work towards making the air cleaner.
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This years theme is Roll up! Roll up!

Roll up, roll up for annual Hebden Bridge Handmade Parade

A travelling fair will be whirling and waltzing through Hebden Bridge on Sunday (June 24), when the 11th annual Handmade Parade takes place.

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From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation

Great Exhibition of the North: Everything you need to know about this summer’s cultural extravaganza

From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation, showing the best of what the North of England has to offer.
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Blood-sucking flies to toxic caterpillars: the insects set to swarm England this summer

As the weather becomes warmer more and more insects come out of the woodwork, ranging from flying ants to gnats to blood-sucking flies.

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Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Final preparations are now underway for the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North.
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Yorkshire set for heatwave that could last weeks as Mediterranean air sweeps over the UK

Temperatures could rise up to 30C in Yorkshire next week as a heatwave sweeps the UK.

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Go-ahead: �2.6million scheme for Mytholmroyd

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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Magnet fishing, also known as magnetic fishing, is the act of searching in outdoor waters for magnetic objects which are available to pull with a strong neodymium magnet

What is magnet fishing and why is it dangerous?

After yesterday’s shock news of the death of Leeds father and son, whose bodies were found in a Huddersfield canal after they had taken a magnet fishing trip, we take a look at this popular hobby and the danger it poses.

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Sainsburys big bike race

From training casualty to dogsbody, is role for you?

ACTIVE SUPPORTERS Group are currently looking for volunteers who may have some time to spare on their hands and would like to get involved with helping out with the search and rescue team.

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White Rose Awards 2018: Yorkshire tourism industry finalists revealed

White Rose Awards 2018: Yorkshire tourism industry finalists revealed

Welcome to Yorkshire has unveiled its shortlist for the prestigious White Rose Awards.

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Gallery: Ten garden plants you can actually eat

Hungry gardeners have been told to pull up the weeds and prune the flowers to cook up cheap and unusual meals and snacks this spring.

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REVEALED: The 20 patronising phrases modern dads can't stand to hear

“You’ve got him well trained” and “you’re doing that wrong” are the two phrases most guaranteed to wind dad up, according to research.

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Incredible Edible celebrating their 10th anniversary

Calder Valley community group that can't stop growing

What connects a town in Calderdale with Australia, France and Canada? A group that puts the community it serves at the heart of everything it does, Incredible Edible.

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