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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.

Local gardeners are in for a treat

Local gardeners are in for a treat

The finest green spaces in Luddenden will be on show when the village hosts its eigth Open Gardens day on Saturday, July 1.

10 of the best: Things to do in and around Calderdale

10 of the best: Things to do in and around Calderdale

Here’s our pick of the 10 best things to do in and around Calderdale.

Slack Lane End Farm, Barkisland - �675,000 (VG Estates 01422 822277)

Spacious and characterful property in Barkisland

Standing in large landscaped gardens with generous parking and a separate paddock


READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and it just got better - we have an amazing reader offer to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets!

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Darren Burke has lost his teenage son to a smartphone.

FAMILY COLUMN: Darren Burke on why journeys with dad are uncool when you're a teen

There’s a TV advert currently doing the rounds that shows a series of mortified teenagers being ferried to school in their parents’ seriously un-cool cars.

Ingham Close, Bradshaw - �215,000 (Boococks 01422 386376)

Detached bungalow in Bradshaw

Thoughtfully extended with three bedrooms

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.

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.

Time to try a tri: Top tips for beginner triathletes

Time to try a tri: Top tips for beginner triathletes

Triathlon: a word that strikes fear into couch potatoes everywhere. For many, the idea of swimming 1,500 metres, cycling 40k and running 10k back-to-back fills them with dread.

New Kia Picanto

A Picanto with Porsche appeal

WHEN a Porsche owner uses a Kia Picanto as his main personal transport it just goes to show how far the booming Korean car maker has progressed since the first generation of the Picanto was launched in 2004.


Travel review: A weekend in central London

With 48 hours to spare, where better to spend a blank weekend than London?
Ash Barn, Syke Lane, Causeway Foot - guide price: �545,000 (Charnock Bates 01422 380100)

Stunning barn conversion in Causeway Foot

With 3.5 acres of grazing land


46 words and phrases that Yorkshire gave to the world

'Ow do? God's own county has its own language - and we all know it's reight good.
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The group of 18 women said they were left speechless after the entrepreneur personally offered to send them away on a complimentary dream trip to the USA.

Branson comes to aid of hen-do kicked off flight with free Vegas trip

Sir Richard Branson has come to the aid of a hen-do who were kicked off a flight for wearing "Bitches on Tour" T-shirts by sending them on a free holiday - to LAS VEGAS.

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SLIDESHOW: Brighouse 1940s weekend smashes target as thousands flock to town

This year’s Brighouse 1940s Weekend was bigger and better than ever before with tens of thousands filling the streets.

Wit and wedding bells
in Sam’s starring role

Wit and wedding bells in Sam’s starring role

Halifax actor Sam Heron, who recently graduated from the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, has been starring in London’s West End in a heart-warming show aimed at young children.

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Britain's Got Talent: SR11: Ep1 on ITV

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.

REVEALED: PlayStation Plus free games for June

REVEALED: PlayStation Plus free games for June

PlayStation has announced the six games which are free to Plus members for June, and you have five more days to download last month’s titles.

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Jo in the garden of her home

How to get the festival look in your home this summer... with the help of DJ Jo Whiley

Glastonbury stalwart, radio presenter and mum of four Jo Whiley gives us her tips on how to bring a festival feel to your home this summer. Sharon Dale reports.

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