Co-op donates cash to Brighouse groups

Community groups in Brighouse are set for a funding boost after the Co-op announced the latest beneficiaries of its membership scheme.

Halifax by the sea

All the fun of the fair as the seaside returns to Halifax

Halifax by the Sea will be back at Savile Park from Friday 30 June until Sunday 2 July

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The search is on for local musicians

The search is on for local musicians

Howarth Timber is throwing its weight behind a UK-wide search to find the next big thing in music.


Busy few months at Lattitude7 leads to big success

Local learning and development company, Lattitude7, has certainly had an action packed spring and early summer.

Virgin Media

Thousands of customers ‘at risk’ following Virgin Media hack

Virgin Media is advising more than 800,000 customers with a specific router to change their password immediately after an investigation found hackers could gain access to it.

HRH The Princess Royal visiting Syrian refugee Razan Alsous, who set up Yorkshire Dama Cheese, in new premises in Sowerby Bridge. Picture Tony Johnson

Calderdale businesses named in prestigious tourism awards shortlist

The judges for the prestigious White Rose Awards have unveiled their shortlist of this year’s finalists - which features two Calderdale businesses.

Headlands Street, Liversedge. Photo: Google

Teenager attacked and robbed in Liversedge

FOUR men who attacked and robbed a teenager are being hunted by police.

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Park Lane Learning Trust has been put into special measures

Halifax school evacuated as police carry out search of building

A Halifax school was evacuated by teachers and the buildings searched by police following a hoax call.

Paedophile jailed for eight years for abusing young boy in Halifax in the 1980s

Paedophile jailed for eight years for abusing young boy in Halifax in the 1980s

A convicted paedophile is back behind bars after offences he committed in Halifax in the mid 1980s came back to haunt him.

RECALL: Do you have this fridge?

URGENT: Yorkshire residents urged to return these Hotpoint fridge-freezers that caused Grenfell fire

Thousands of people have been urged to contact Hotpoint after police revealed the Grenfell Tower fire started in a faulty fridge-freezer manufactured by the company.


Wheelchair basketball player Harry Brown hoping for victory in European Championships

Halifax wheelchair basketball player Harry Brown is hoping to clinch victory in the European Championships in Tenerife.

Top director: Mike Leigh

Cameras roll on a moment of English history

Cameras were rolling in the Calderdale again last week when film-makers returned to the area, this time to film a big-budget film about an infamous moment in British history.

Best Foot Forward: A satisfying saunter from Sowerby

Best Foot Forward: A satisfying saunter from Sowerby

This week’s walk comes from one of the leaflets published by the Friends of Calderdale Countryside, a group which assists with the protection and promotion of the local countryside.

10 of the best: Things to do in and around Calderdale

10 of the best: Things to do in and around Calderdale

Here’s our pick of the 10 best things to do in and around Calderdale.

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Cricket game forfeited over concern for safety of players observing Ramadan

A cricket game involving a Calderdale club was abandoned by the umpires when the Brighouse team, containing seven players observing Ramadan felt they could not play on.

Plans to update Mcdonalds in Brighouse

Planning applications: Plans for major update to Mcdonalds in Brighouse

Here are the latest planning applications to appear before Calderdale Council.

Marshall tips Grix to recover to face Lions

Marshall tips Grix to recover to face Lions

Coach Richard Marshall expects key forward Simon Grix to be fit to play in Sunday’s Championship clash with Swinton at Heywood Road (3.0).


Curry House of the Year 2017: Competition hots up as we name finalists

Come on all you curry connoisseurs – we need you to pick your overall winner.

Glen Smith, the manager of the Ritz Ballroom, in Brighouse, Huddersfield, West Yorks. The club and live music venue has received a letter from the Ritz Hotel in London, demanding that they cease to trade under the name Ritz. February 21, 2017. See Ross Parry story RPYRITZ -

Ritz Ballroom forced to close AGAIN with all future events cancelled

A Brighouse venue which has been is in the middle of a legal wrangle involving a London hotel for months has closed, cancelling all its future events and refunding customers.

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Producing play: Pupils put together their production

On-stage learning to stay safe online

school pupils explored how to stay safe online when Konflux Theatre in Education visited with their “Play In A Day - Click Safe” production.

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