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Super 8s Qualifiers: Fax ready for final effort against Rovers

Halifax coach Richard Marshall will patch up his players for one last time in 2017 when they host Featherstone in the Super 8s Qualifiers at the Shay on Sunday (3.0).

Rugby

Eureka reveal plans for new museum and Halifax expansion

Eureka the national children's museum has revealed exciting new plans to expand its museum in Halifax and open a new one in Liverpool.

News
Leeds Road Bradford.

Woman killed in collision with car in Bradford city centre is named

POLICE have named the woman pedestrian who died after she was struck by a  car in Bradford city centre earlier this week.

News
Halifax Town v Bromley.

FC Halifax Town v Bromley: Preview

FC Halifax Town will aim to bounce back from defeat last weekend when they host Bromley at The Shay tomorrow (3pm).

FC Halifax Town
Reece Dinsdale is marking his return to the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage.

Reece Dinsdale takes on the lead role in a new version of an Ibsen classic

The greatest compliment I can pay Reece Dinsdale is that I reckon you could easily walk past him in the street and miss him,

Lifestyle
Stainland Meadow

Letter: Stainland is in green belt too

Regarding the Courier story about Casa Hotel and Restaurant (Courier, September 8), objections had been raised by members of the planning group because it was in the green belt.

Your Say
Police have found two schoolgirls who went missing from Bradford.

Two schoolgirls missing from Bradford are found after four days

Police have found two schoolgirls who were reported missing in Bradford on Monday.

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Halifax - One of UK’s best places to get away from it all

Canny Brits taking a well-earned impromptu breather with a UK “staycation” are choosing well - they’re coming to Halifax.

Business
Traffic building up on the M62 eastbound near Leeds following the crash. Picture: Highways Agency/Crown

Emergency services respond to pile-up on M62 near Leeds

Emergency services were called to the scene of a crash on the M62 near Leeds this afternoon.
Transport

Ten fascinating facts you may not know about conkers

Autumn means conker season, and it's time to get collecting.

Environment
Barnsley born Prof Joann Fletcher is inviting history fans to come face to face with this Anubis mask and other Ancient Egypt artefacts in Barnsley. Photo: Scott Meryless.

PREVIEW: Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire - explore tomb of county treasures with Joann Fletcher at Experience Barnsley

Yorkshire's own Egyptian queen Joann Fletcher - the BBC's leading Egyptologist - is hoping to inspire others to explore the ancient world in her own backyard with new exhibitions in Barnsley.

Whats on
More than 9,000 men contacted police about domestic abuse

Charity reveals 9,276 men told West Yorkshire Police they were a domestic abuse

More than 9,000 men across West Yorkshire contacted police to say they had been a victim of domestic abuse last year, according to new figures.

Crime
Intake Farm, Stainland Dean, Halifax - �530,000 (Brearley Greens 01422 330088)

Stunningly stylish stone-built farmhouse

With a newly constructed multi purpose building and 2.7 acres of land

Property
By Keith Johnson.

Your Picture of the Week

Stunning sunset over the wind turbines above Ogden, by Keith Johnson.

Arts
Actions from FC Halifax Town v Aldershot at the Shay. Michael Duckworth

FC Halifax Town: Duckworth hoping surgery will end his hamstring problems

Injury victim Michael Duckworth is hoping his hamstring problems will be a thing of the past after undergoing surgery.

FC Halifax Town
Halifax Minster

Weekend Thought: An alternative to blame culture

I was struck by a recent report about the culture of blame which has come to characterise our society.

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Halifax MP Holly Lynch

Halifax MP slams ‘chaotic’ roll out of Universal Credit in Calderdale

Halifax MP Holly Lynch has called for an urgent review of the Government’s flagship Universal Credit scheme amid claims it is leading to debt and uncertainty.

Politics
Looking over Stainland Dean towards Scammonden Dam which can just be seen in the distance.

Best Foot Forward: Not a good walk spoiled

Some say golf is a good walk spoiled; whatever your opinion of golf, it cannot be denied that it certainly requires a great deal of walking!

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Jack Mawer, 13, walks his dog along the canal in Mytholmroyd with mother Mandy.

How a day in denim can make a major difference to young lives

The bond between Jack Mawer and his mum Mandy from Halifax is clear to see. Now they are raising awareness of Jeans for Genes Day.

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Pick up your Fax programme ahead of Featherstone clash - free inside today’s Courier

Pick up your Fax programme ahead of Featherstone clash - free inside today’s Courier

Don’t miss today’s Halifax Courier for your #FaxChat programme for the Halifax v Featherstone Rovers match at The Shay on Sunday, September 24 as the Super 8s Qualifiers conclude.

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