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Mum's meningitis vaccine plea to students after daughter's death from the disease

A Halifax mum is encouraging young people to get their free vaccine against meningitis after her 17-year-old daughter died from the disease.

Family

Watch as Queensbury mum is airlifted to hospital after rope swing disaster

A Queensbury mum had to be airlifted to hospital after a decision to have a go on a swing rope nearly ended in tragedy.
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Daisy Booth

Bright colour appeal to mourners at the funeral of pioneering woman, 20

One of the first test tube babies to be born in West Yorkshire has died at the age of 20, after defying doctors who had given her just days to live as a baby.

Family
Shanna Newby suffered a brain hemorrhage while on holiday with her boyfriend Joe Collett his family. Pictured are sister Naiomi, Shanna Newby and Shannas mum Karen Rawling.

Halifax family secure loan to fly ill teen back home from Cyprus

Funding has been secured to bring home a Halifax teenager after she suffered a brain haemorrhage on holiday in Cyprus

Family
Chinese state circus. Picture by Dan Foster

Internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus heads to Hailfax - win tickets here

Internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus is returning to Halifax with an  spectacularly innovative new show called Dynasty.
Family
Children will be forced to reply to their parents' texts

Dad creates app that forces children to text their parents back

A father was so fed up with his teenage son ignoring his messages that he created an app - to force him to text back.

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Andy Day at Lightwater Valley

CBeebies stars will add sparkle to Lightwater Valley this summer

Stomping dinosaur raps, singing, dancing and arty parties will be top of the bill when two CBeebies stars bring their fun live shows to Lightwater Valley this summer.

Family
Triathlon challenge in memory of mum to raise funds for Overgate

Triathlon challenge in memory of mum to raise funds for Overgate

A group of 26 people from Halifax will take on the London Triathlon tomorrow to raise money for Overgate Hospice.

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Fusilier Lee Rigby

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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Pictured: Missing People Choir.

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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.

Crime
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.

Theatre and Comedy
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.

Health
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.

Family
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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