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Bamford hits a hat-trick in Hollins Holme rout

Striker George Bamford grabbed a hat-trick as Hollins Holme won 4-0 away to the Premier Division’s bottom side Top Club at Rastrick.

Football

Watch: Song for Christmas - Bradshaw Primary School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Harveys of Halifax

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Grant of £37k takes charity a step closer to affordable housing dream

Grant of £37k takes charity a step closer to affordable housing dream

A Hebden Bridge charity working to bring more affordable housing to the upper Calder Valley has been awarded a grant of nearly £40,000.

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Football - FC Halifax Town v Brackley. Liam King

FC Halifax Town: We’re desperate to get through in FA Cup, says King

Halifax captain Liam King says The Shaymen are “desperate” to reach the third round of the FA Cup after the draw paired them with Championship side Brentford, if they beat Eastleigh in their second round replay.

FC Halifax Town
UK workers secretly dread their work Christmas party

UK workers secretly dread their work Christmas party

If you dread your work Christmas party you’re not alone, as new research reveals that one in six can’t think of anything worse than the annual festive do.

Offbeat

Watch: Message for our readers from Father Christmas

He’s making a list, and he’s checking it twice...

Offbeat
The new Police and Crime Plan for West Yorkshire will be published today.

Yorkshire’s largest police force to focus on those who go missing

West Yorkshire’s policing tsar will today unveil measures to reduce the number of vulnerable people who go missing across the county.

Crime
Supermarket recalls steak over allergy fears

Supermarket recalls steak over allergy fears

Supermarket giant Asda have issued a recall on their Butcher’s selection garlic and herb thin cut beef sizzle steak.

Offbeat

WATCH: Song for Christmas - St John’s Academy

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Harveys of Halifax

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Great Yorkshire break: Comfort and joy at the Falcon Manor, Settle

Great Yorkshire break: Comfort and joy at the Falcon Manor, Settle

There’s something wonderfully comforting and uplifting about driving through those rolling hills of North Yorkshire that are “the Dales”.

Lifestyle 1

WATCH: Song for Christmas - Elland C of E Junior and Infant School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Harveys of Halifax

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On this day in Yorkshire 1940: Our A.A. men on the mark

On this day in Yorkshire 1940: Our A.A. men on the mark

Like the R.A.F., our anti-aircraft gunners only count certainties.

Arts 1
College wins excellence award

College wins excellence award

Calderdale College has received a national award for excellence for its employer engagement programme.

Education
Wayne Bowser, chairman of the Piece Hall Trust

Search for new project leader

The search is on for a candidate to head up a major historical site revamp in Halifax after the current chairman steps down at the end of the year.

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Crime spree duo hit victim with crowbar

Crime spree duo hit victim with crowbar

A pair of burglars have been jailed for a crime spree that saw them hit a man over the head with a crow bar and steal a number of cars.

Crime
Barry Softley.

Director laundered £600,000 of drug cash to fund his “penchant” for luxury cars

AN on-the-run managing director who helped three brothers launder £600,000 of drugs money through his business has been given a three year prison sentence.

Crime
Shaymen to play Brentford away in FA Cup if they beat Eastleigh

Shaymen to play Brentford away in FA Cup if they beat Eastleigh

FC Halifax Town will play Championship side Brentford away in the third round of the FA Cup if they get past Eastleigh in their second round replay.

FC Halifax Town
Abigail Denham, of Dance 4 All

Christmas dance show will get you in the festive spirit

The countdown to December 25 has begun and what better way to get into the spirit of the festive season than with a Christmas dance show?

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Ryburn students with their international peers in Italy

School life: Ryburn’s budding entrepreneurs won first prize

The corridors of Ryburn Valley High School are buzzing with entrepreneurial plans this term after a team of students won first place in an international product design competition during their trip to an Italian school in November.

Education
Mark 'The Beast' Labbett from ITV The Chase

Test your knowledge with a beast of a quiz

a new fundraising idea will see ordinary people try and out quiz ‘The Beast’ from ITV quiz show The Chase.

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