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Halifax social enterprise is helping to rebuild people’s lives

A social enterprise in Halifax is helping former homeless people and people who have struggled with addiction to rebuild their lives.

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Christopher Bailey, Chief Creative Director of Burberry Ltd.
Picture Bruce Rollinson

Halifax born Burberry boss to step down from top role

New Burberry boss Marco Gobbetti is poised to officially join the retailer this month, sidelining existing chief executive Christopher Bailey.

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Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Motorists could face delays as rush hour approaches after a crash on the motorway in Leeds.
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Bolt and Mitten

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.
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Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Scared of flying?

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Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

A prolonged spell of wet and cold weather would likely see potholes develop at an unprecedented rate, pushing already stretched local authority road repair budgets to the limit, a motoring organisation has warned.

Transport
Oliver is ready to play to a full house of ... 18!

Oliver is ready to play to a full house of ... 18!

Small is beautiful when it comes to music concerts at the Grayston Unity pub - as emerging singer-songwriter Oliver Pinder will soon find out.

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Record week and a host of great music

Record week and a host of great music

A record number of venues is taking part in this year’s Independent Venues Week - the music industry’s nod of thanks to small venues that have often give musicians their first breaks.

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Keith Kershaw (left) with Chris Hopkins at Ploughcroft

Roofing firm Ploughcroft bought out by Avonside Group Services

Hipperholme-based eco-roofing specialist Ploughcroft has been acquired by Avonside Group Services Limited in a deal that will see the creation of 25 jobs in the region over the next two years.

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Alicia Tecza (nutrition), Amy Coats (sport therapy) and Richard Grattan (private coach) at R G Strength & Physique

Halifax gym goes from strength to strength

A gym in Halifax continues to go from strength to strength with a growing list of sporting success stories.

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Takeover gives firm jobs boost

Takeover gives firm jobs boost

Roofing company Avonside Group Services has acquired Hipperholme-based eco-roofing specialist Ploughcroft, in a move that will create 25 jobs in the region over the next two years.

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Snow has begun to fall across the county, making driving conditions treacherous.

Travel alert: How is the snow affecting public transport in Leeds and West Yorkshire?

Disruption to the buses in West Yorkshire is being reported due to snow and icy conditions.
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Asda beats Morrisons and Tesco to cheapest supermarket crown

Asda beats Morrisons and Tesco to cheapest supermarket crown

Asda has been named the cheapest supermarket of 2016 among the major UK grocers, ahead of Morrisons and Tesco.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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The land between Clifton and Brighouse that could be developed for jobs. Mainly in Clifton Common and next to the Holiday Inn

Creation of Clifton business park moves a step closer

The creation of a new business park and Enterprise Zone at Clifton in Brighouse, which will bring hundreds of new jobs to Calderdale over the coming years, has taken a step forward.

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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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Piece Hall delays to be scrutinised by councillors

Piece Hall delays to be scrutinised by councillors

The overspend, revised construction timescale and delay of the opening of the Piece Hall development will be scrutinised by Calderdale councillors this week.

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Emergency services are dealing with a crash on the M1

Burnley Road reopens after strong winds cause chaotic morning

Burnley Road is now open after being closed for a number of hours this morning.

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Square Chapel

VIDEO: Square Chapel’s £6.6m transformation

A new, long-awaited £6.6m building for the Square Chapel Centre for the Arts is to open in spring.

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Director of Cardelium Ltd, Anthea Orchard with the balloons donated for the Yorkshire Flood Aid Concert at the Victoria Theatre.

Anthea’s business is flying high after nominations for two awards

An independent Halifax based balloon business has been nominated for two regional awards.

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