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Store construction puts Halifax Road, Todmorden, businesses into crisis

Road restrictions put in place while the new Lidl store on Halifax Road is built are putting local businesses at risk, say owners.

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Ferney Lee School pupils are staging their Christmas production at the Hippodrome Theatre, Todmorden

Ferney Lee children set to deliver Christmas drama at Todmorden’s Hippodrome Theatre

Children from Todmorden’s Ferney Lee Primary School will deliver a dramatic performance at the town’s Hippodrome Theatre this Christmas with matinee and evening performances.

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Claire Slattery at The Piece Hall

First national award for Piece Hall as Andrew Lloyd Webber names Claire Slattery overall ‘Angel’ winner - and says it puts Halifax on par with major European cities

Halifax Piece Hall’s Claire Slattery has won a major award for her work on the restoration and reopening of the beautiful Grade I listed building which is a jewel in Calderdale’s crown.

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SLIDESHOW: Festive fun for all at Mytholmroyd Christmas light switch-on

The festive season got off to a cracking start in Mytholmroyd at the annual Christmas light switch-on last weekend.

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This will be the group's first show since the 2015 Boxing Day floods

First show back for Mytholmroyd group after Boxing Day floods

Things are getting 'curiouser and curiouser' as Mytholmroyd’s young performers Saint Michael's Amateurs Juniors in concert (S'MAJIC) tumble through the rabbit hole and into the strange world of Wonderland.
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SLIDESHOW: Fantastic fundraising across Calderdale for Children in Need

Fundraisers across Calderdale put on their Pudsey ears to raise money for this year’s Children in Need appeal.
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John  in rehearsals (picture from our archives)

Halifax Choral 200th celebrations - MD John’s a perfect fit with choir

With a partnership of more than 30 years standing, there is no doubt that Halifax Choral Society and John Pryce-Jones are pretty much a perfect fit.

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Chris Grayling boards a train in York on his way to Horsforth. Picture: Gary Longbottom

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London.

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Send us your Children in Need fundraising snaps

People in Calderdale are putting on their Pudsey ears to raise money for this year's Children in Need appeal.
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Rev Canon Hilary Barber at Halifax Minster

Halifax Minster hosts poignant service to remember people who lost their lives in traffic collisions

A poignant service to remember all those who have lost their lives in road traffic collisions is to be held at Halifax Minster.

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Helen Batt, director for flood risk management in the Calderdale area

£2m flood reduction schemes given the go ahead in Calderdale

Six more schemes to help reduce the risk of flooding have been given the green light by Calderdale Flood Partnership Board.

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Christmas shoppers in Halifax

Free parking offers in Calderdale for Christmas shoppers

Shoppers in Calderdale will be able to park for free on Saturdays in selected car parks across the borough in the run up to Christmas.

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The Government has criticised the lack of progress on the Calderdale Local Plan

Calderdale Council leaders come under fire over Local Plan progress

Leaders at Calderdale Council have been heavily criticised over the development of its Local Plan which aims to build thousands of homes over the next few years.

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A heavy goods vehicle stopped during Operation Tramline.

Lorries are 'potential killing machines' say West Yorkshire Police as results of operation revealed

Police in West Yorkshire recorded 60 offences during a joint operation to target the illegal use of mobile phones and other driving offences.

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Icy blast heading toward Yorkshire as experts warn to prepare for long spell of freezing temperatures

Weather experts are warning of a cold snap that will see temperatures falling below freezing and lead to widespread frost over the coming few days.

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A special day in store at The Banyan Tree, Hebden Bridge

Champagne, nibbles and more to mark Banyan Tree’s special day in Hebden Bridge

A special birthday event to mark five years of Cathy Shaw’s ownership of The Banyan Tree holistic and beauty therapy centre in Market Street, Hebden Bridge, is in store this Saturday, November 18.

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Skinny lattes, prosecco, Piece Hall - and affordable homes: Why Halifax is booming

Estate agents are tipping Halifax to be Yorkshire's next property hotspot.

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Peter Kay will be returning to stand-up next year.

Peter Kay: Ten of the comic's funniest ever sketches... which one is your favourite?

The brilliant Peter Kay has announced that he will be coming to Yorkshire as part of his first stand-up tour in eight years.

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Pleased: Yorkshire Cat Rescues coffee morning was a success

Halifax charity’s call out for extra cat rescue volunteers

Yorkshire Cat Rescue staff, volunteers and supporters are pictured at last Saturday’s coffee morning at its Southgate, Halifax, shop.

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Carole Ayrton, of Halifax, who has the incurable, life-threatening medical condition pulmonary hypertension (PH), with her granddaughter Issy

Living with disease that leaves Halifax grandmother Carole struggling to breathe

A Halifax grandmother with a rare disease that leaves her struggling to breathe is backing a dedicated awareness week in November.

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