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Mother of murdered soldier hits out at lack of support from MoD

THE mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby has criticised the Ministry of Defence, saying it failed to support her family.

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Prom season: Avoid rogue limousine operators, Calderdale parents warned

Prom season: Avoid rogue limousine operators, Calderdale parents warned

As prom season approaches the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is urging parents to check if their child’s limousine is safe and legal before booking.

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Ted Hughes.

Paintings that nearly drove me up the wall, by Ted Hughes’ daughter

AN unusual collection of 400 paintings created in as many days by the poet and artist Frieda Hughes went on display yesterday at Chichester Cathedral.

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Gary Moss with wife Carmel and children Jonathan, 11, and Natalie, 13.

Year long visa wrangle splits Halifax man’s family apart

A truck driver has been cut off from his wife and two children after returning from Australia after Home Office bureaucrats wouldn’t give his family a visa.

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Mum of missing Halifax man hopes to reach Britain’s Got Talent final

The Missing People Choir will be looking to book its place in the Britain’s Got Talent final as they appear in the live ITV show tonight.

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Win a family ticket to see Ben & Holly

Win a family ticket to see Ben & Holly

From the producers of the hugely successful Peppa Pig theatre tours, Fiery Light Productions, comes the welcome return visit of the live stage show, Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom.

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Parents call for review after three-day-old baby dies at Calderdale hospital

Parents call for review after three-day-old baby dies at Calderdale hospital

The parents of a baby born at Calderdale Royal Hospital, but died just three-days later, are calling for a review into whether NHS Guidelines are consistently applied, holiday resources and safety net arrangements following the death of their daughter.

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Hazel Smith, 89, with her five generation family. Liza Morley. Chelsea Gledhill, Marion Gledhill and two week old Faye Thomas.

Five generations celebrate a birthday

Five generations of women from the same family came together to celebrate the 89th birthday of their eldest member.

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SLIDESHOW: CBeebies stars delight families at Eureka

Families flocked to Eureka Children’s Museum in Halifax to take part in a special celebration of ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’, an exciting new collaboration between CBeebies and Northern Ballet.

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GMB, the trade union which represents foster carers in Calderdale, in Halifax Town Centre  for a petition signing event in support of Calderdale foster carers, following the council�"s decision to rubber-stamp detrimental changes to their terms and conditions.

Changes to stop those abusing fostering system

The director of Calderdale Council’s children’s services has hit back at a small group of carers who are against changes to fostering in the borough and insisted the measures will stop people abusing the system.

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Unconfirmed sightings of missing man as search enters fourth week

Unconfirmed sightings of missing man as search enters fourth week

Police detectives are continuing to appeal for information to trace missing Craig Alderson after a number of unconfirmed sightings of him.

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Woman caught drink driving on the school run in Elland

A woman was found driving over the prescribed drink drive limit during the school run in Elland.

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Proud family pay tribute to Councillor Graham Hall

Tributes have been paid to a Hipperholme and Lightcliffe councillor and former Mayor of Calderdale after his death aged 63.

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Former Halifax Evening Courier journalist Courtney Tordoff

Tribute to ex-Courier reporter

A former reporter on the Halifax Evening Courier has died aged 68.

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‘Check cover’ warning after Halifax grandmother dies on holiday in Canada

‘Check cover’ warning after Halifax grandmother dies on holiday in Canada

A GRIEVING family have spoken of their heartbreak at being unable to afford the £10,000 cost of returning the body of a grandmother to the UK after she died suddenly on holiday in Canada.

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Lollipop Lady Janice Widdup, retires after 33 years, pictured on her last day outside Appleton Academy, Woodside Road, Bradford..16th December 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Farewells said to lollipop lady after 33 years

FOR MORE than 30 years Janice Widdop has helped children in her community to cross the road on their way to school.

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10 February 2016.......   Robyn Morrison applies make up to her daughter Halle-Blu who has won a National Pageant off to USA to represent UK . The family live at Lightcliffe near Halifax. Picture Tony Johnson

Young beauty queen and mum have crowns stolen in burglary

A young international beauty queen and Hipperholme Grammar School pupil has had her crowns stolen in a burglary at the family home.

Crime
Todmorden Family History group to hold exhibition to mark anniversary

Todmorden Family History group to hold exhibition to mark anniversary

To celebrate its third anniversary, the Todmorden Family History Group will be holding an exhibition in Todmorden Library next week (November 14 - 22).

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Mum launches new fertility support group for families

Mum launches new fertility support group for families

A Halifax mum of two is setting up a support group for mums in West Yorkshire who are going through the roller-coaster of trying to have a family.

Health
Ash Cottage, Ravensworth

Cottage offers best of old and new and a taste of the “Good Life”

Ash Cottage, Ravensworth

£825,000

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