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It’s good to talk: Is ‘pink and fluffy’ the way forward for football policing in Yorkshire?

The scene at The Queen pub in Bradford city centre two hours before Bradford City played Oldham Athletic on April 5, 2014, would have been a familiar one to the police officers who regularly keep the peace at local football matches.

Crime
Northern Gas Networks

Motorists face TEN weeks of roadworks in Sowerby Bridge

Motorists will face TEN weeks of roadworks as Northern Gas Networks carries out repairs to its system in Sowerby Bridge.

Transport 1
Calderdale markets in state of disrepair get £500k boost

Calderdale markets in state of disrepair get £500k boost

The roofs at two Calderdale markets that are in varying states of disrepair will get a £500k boost as Calderdale Council launches its transformation programme.

Politics 2
The MyEd app allows parents to check their child's timetable, their attendance and upcoming events

School life: New app brings Calder High into 21st century

Calder High School is coming into the 21st century with the ‘MyEd’ App. We have chosen to using this App to improve communication with parents and make life a little bit easier.

Education 1
The good old 'round pound' is set to vanish from our change as the new 12-sided, criminal-unfriendly version replaces it. However, it could be weeks before one of the new, bi-metallic versions shows up in your pocket.

New £1 coin with ‘hidden’ security feature rolled out across Yorkshire today

The new 12-sided £1 coin is being rolled out across Yorkshire today in a bid to curb the rise of counterfeits.

News
Calderdale school could be on their way to Wembley

Calderdale school could be on their way to Wembley

Withinfields Primary School could be gracing the Wembley turf in May if they win the North East Finals of the National League Trust’s Under 11 Cup.

Football
Ten men lost their lives whilst working on the Queensbury Tunnel

Study reveals navvies’ Queensbury tunnel sacrifice

As the Historical Railway Estate (HRE) prepares to spend around £3 million of public money abandoning Queensbury Tunnel, the Society campaigning to save it has published a study of the ten men known to have lost their lives during its construction 140 years ago.

Environment
Halifax Boxing Club

The Health Lottery is coming to your local area!

The Health Lottery will be raising money for good causes in West Yorkshire during the week beginning Sunday, March 26 – and it needs your support.

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Hunt for burglar who was confronted by victim during Todmorden house raid

Hunt for burglar who was confronted by victim during Todmorden house raid

Detectives in Calderdale have released an Efit image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a distraction burglary where he was confronted by the victim during the raid. 

Crime
Tesco fined £129m but avoids prosecution over accounting scandal

Tesco fined £129m but avoids prosecution over accounting scandal

Tesco has been hit with a £129 million fine from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), but has escaped prosecution over its accounting scandal.

Business
POLL: If the EU referendum was held again today, how would you vote?

POLL: If the EU referendum was held again today, how would you vote?

With Theresa May due to trigger Article 50 and formally commence Brexit negotiations tomorrow, take part in our online poll and let us know how you would vote in an EU referendum nine months on.

Politics 7
Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Child air-lifted to hospital after Halifax motorbike smash

Police are appealing for information following a serious road crash in Mixenden on Sunday afternoon.

News
West Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, right, is seeking more Independent Custody Visitors.

Video: Could you be the right person to help monitor cells at West Yorkshire's police stations?

West Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner is looking for volunteers to help monitor the conditions under which suspects are detained.
Crime
Campaigners gather in a demonstration to save Todmorden Community College

Future of Todmorden Community College to be discussed

The future of Todmorden College will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at a meeting next week.

News
Halifax Police Station.

Calderdale officers seize £400,000 from illegal activities

The Calderdale policing division of the West Yorkshire Police force has seized £400,000 from illegal activities in the past 11 months

Crime
Crews from Meltham and Slaithwaite were on hand to deal with a bedroom fire.

Two casualties suffer smoke inhalation in bedroom fire

Two people received medical treatment for the effects of smoke following a house fire in West Yorkshire in the early hours of this morning.

News 1
Neil Foulds

Neil’s plight to help others after his own inspirational journey

A man who was told he might never walk again has defied the odds to open his own gym for people with disabilities.

News
Siddal thrash Wests ahead of Grand Final rematch

Siddal thrash Wests ahead of Grand Final rematch

Siddal secured a second successive National Conference Premier Division home win against opponents from Humberside with a thoroughly dominant 40-2 hammering of West Hull, a performance that saw them restrict the 2013 and 2014 Grand Final winners to just a sixth minute penalty goal.

Rugby
Yorkshires Jack Brooks is likely to be out of action for between four and six weeks after picking up a calf injury in the pre-season trip to Dubai (Picture: Dave Williams).

Yorkshire could lose Jack Brooks for up to eight matches

YORKSHIRE’s leading strike bowler Jack Brooks faces up to six weeks on the sidelines.

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