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Delightfully presented detached house in Halifax

A truly immaculate and modern detached house, set in a prized and much sought after location, offering flexible three or four bedroom accommodation.

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Given the full treatment

It took four years to find a live-work home and another two to make it perfect. Now Maxine Stead lives right next door to her own health spa. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Tony Johnson.

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A London property crash could have serious repercussions for the UK property market

Could the property bubble burst in 2017?

Top economists are predicting that 2017 could be the year the UK property boom comes crashing down - particularly in London.

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Family doctor and healthy living author Dr Julie Coffey at home in Sheffield

The Yorkshire GP who says we can think ourselves slim

Yorkshire GP Dr Julie Coffey has written two books to help us lead healthier lifestyles. Catherine Scott reports.

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Amazon is for sellers as well as buyers

Fed up with eBay? Try these four lucrative alternatives for sellers

SELLING your spare junk on eBay is so easy now that many of us give barely a second thought to the alternatives. Yet there is a raft of other online resources that could give you as much, if not more, bang for your buck.

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Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

Video: On this day in 1953: Colourful scenes at Eisenhower inauguration

GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER took office as 34th President of the United States today, and in a 20-minute inaugural speech called for good faith among nations to end the cold war.

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Northgate, Elland - Offers over �350,000 (Bramleys 01422 386376)

Stunning barn conversion in Elland

An impressive barn conversion which has been beautifully constructed offering spacious three bedroom accommodation. Designed and fitted to a high specification throughout with a great deal of attention to detail, this property really does offer the wow factor.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

Norwegian vessel takes off crew of 20

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Classic board game Monopoly is getting an overhaul this year

Iconic Monopoly pieces face the boot - you could have emoji, dinosaur, duck and penguin as replacements

Traditional Monopoly pieces are facing the axe - but you can vote on what you'd like to see in their place.
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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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You don't have to live in a built-up area to get fibre broadband - but it helps to be close to one of these cabinets

How fast a broadband connection do you need for Netflix?

HOW MUCH broadband do you need? In the last month, more of us than ever have flirted with streaming TV services like Amazon Prime and Netflix, yet the regulator Ofsted says more than a million homes are still unable to get what it considers a decent internet signal.

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Upcycle tin cans by spraying them in silver, gold and brass

Waste not, want not

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for turning junk into something new and useful, according to upcycling supremo and TV personality Max McMurdo. Sharon Dale reports.

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Houses on Deep Lane in Clifton in the 1960s

Echoes of the past: Newly built houses following World War Two

After the Second World War the borough council decided it was time to build some houses fit for the heroes returning from war torn Europe.

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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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You can track your lost iPhone remotely - if you remembered to active the software.

How safe is your phone from viruses?

COMPUTERS, as everyone knows are breeding grounds for viruses. In fact, they’re the high-tech equivalent of standing next to someone blowing his nose in a crowded train carriage. That’s why you should never use one without protective software installed.

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Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Jessie Macdonald of Francis Street, Leeds, will have a cold lunch on Christmas Day.

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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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Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Where servicemen may eat and sleep

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Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas and the Little Ones: An appeal from J. L. Armstrong of Harrogate

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Ling Lane, Scarcroft, Leeds, is Yorkshire's most expensive street

Revealed: Yorkshire’s three million-pound streets and the rest of the property rich-list

DESPITE ITS abundance of country estates and extravagant town houses, Yorkshire boasts just three Millionaires’ Rows - streets on which the average property price is above £1m, figurers out today reveal.

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