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Axe hangs over ‘The Ritz’ in Brighouse after naming dispute

A naming dispute with a top London Hotel could see a renowned music and entertainment venue in Brighouse close its doors.

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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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Volunteer June Turner with Eunice Shaws granddaughter Clare Shaw

Todmorden Town Hall has the mark of success

Todmorden Town Hall has received a prestigious visitor accreditation from official tourist board Visit England.

News
Martin Green Lane, Greetland, Halifax - offers over �325,000 (Simon Blyth 01422 417000)

A large five bedroom stone detached character cottage

Enjoying some lovely far reaching views within the well regarded semi-rural village of Greetland.

Property
Carl Hopkins with his painting at the Victoria Theatre

What would you name this David Bowie painting?

Could you come up with a name for this David Bowie painting?

Lifestyle
exterior of the Acapulco night club for stock

Nightclub in top three of ‘most tragic hometown clubs’

A Halifax nightclub has been voted into the top three in an online vote of the ‘most tragic hometown clubs’ in the country.

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Scosthrop Manor

Yorkshire Dales manor reborn after 25 year restoration project

Scosthrop Manor, Airton

Price: £975,000

Property
Dog Kennel Cottage sits in almost an acre on the edge of Askrigg

Idyllic Yorkshire Dales cottage with curious name

Dog Kennel Cottage, Askrigg

Price: £325,000

Property
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.

Crime
Fenny Royd Hall, Fenny Royd, Hipperholme - Offers in excess of �600,000 (Marsh & Marsh Properties 01422 648400)

A grand and impressive Hall in Hipperholme

A rare opportunity to purchase a magnificent property that is rooted in Calderdale’s history.

Property
Inspirational

Inspirational

It was one of the most horrific moments of the Falklands conflict when two Argentinian war planes attacked the RFA Sir Galahad.

Lifestyle
Cooks Cottage in Fitzroy Gardens, Melbourne.

Corner of a foreign field now forever Yorkshire as Cook’s cottage honoured

Captain James Cook’s famous Yorkshire cottage, which was dismantled brick by brick and shipped halfway round the world, has been made an honorary member of Welcome to Yorkshire.

Property
The view from the Island Girl Catamaran Tour.

Travel review: Tobago - the island spirit

Tobago has managed to retain the charm and character that other corners of the Caribbean have lost – and its taste for rum says Ruby Kitchen.

Travel
Dave Hanson's apartment let through Airbnb

Help for landlords who want to switch to Airbnb

An entrepreneurial couple are helping city centre landlords turn their flats into Airbnb pads. Sharon Dale reports.

Property
Higher Colden Barn, Heptonstall - �565,000 (Charnock Bates 01422 380100)

Higher Colden Barn, Heptonstall

This impressive property benefits from an abundance of original features throughout, with stone windowsills and exposed beams yet supplies all the essentials of modern day living.

Property
Police Vans

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.

Crime

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.

News
Ford House, Sharrow Lane, Ripon

Escape to the country that is a 20 minute walk into a cathedral city

Ford House, Sharow, Ripon

Price: £1.75m

Property
Cinema room with upholstered walls and day beds

Death of the sitting room as screens take over

The sitting room is in danger of extinction as media steals a march on our homes. Sharon Dale reports.

Property

Collaboration of art and horticulture ...

Hebden Bridge Open Studios has joined forces with Hebden Bridge Arts Festival to create a special open cultural weekend this summer, writes Paul Clarke.

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