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Five weeks of roadworks as 50-year-old water pipe is replaced

A project to replace a 50-year-old water pipe will result in five weeks of roadworks in Stainland as conntractors carry out the work.

Transport
Orchard Energy help firms save hundreds of thousands in costs

Orchard Energy help firms save hundreds of thousands in costs

Orchard Energy has secured savings totalling more than £375,000 to heavy manufacturing firms operating in the minerals and metals industry.

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Staff at ABS

Print firm to debut new Samsung technology

Elland-based Print management firm ABS Print will showcase revolutionary new print technology to audiences at the upcoming Buy Yorkshire event.

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Travel alert: Buses diverted after crash near Sainsbury's in Brighouse

Travel alert: Buses diverted after crash near Sainsbury's in Brighouse

Bus services in Brighouse are being disrupted this morning after two cars crashed near Sainsbury's.

Transport
Halifax Town Hall

Energy specialists appointed to cut Council building bill costs and emissions

A specialist energy firm has been appointed to improve the efficiency of Calderdale Council buildings and slash the cost of bills and carbon emissions.

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Writer’s fresh perspective on all the good things in life

Writer’s fresh perspective on all the good things in life

Writer Clare Fisher, a former Halifax marketing officer, is an exciting new voice in contemporary literature. With her debut novel due out next month, she spoke to Yvette Huddleston.

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Last Pork Pie Appreciation Society Competition at The Old Bridge Inn, Ripponden. Pie Man Oliver Evan.

‘End of an era’ as pie society hosts last bash

An organiser behind Calderdale’s premier celebration of pork pies said ‘never say never’ about the competition’s future after the final event was held.

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Handshake

Major corporate deal with Brighouse firm secures thousands of jobs across the UK

THOUSANDS of jobs have been safeguarded after a Calderdale-based company gained a new owner.

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Changes to Calderdale bus services this weekend

Changes to Calderdale bus services this weekend

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding public transport users that there are timetable changes affecting local bus services this weekend, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May.

Transport
Smoking cost Calderdale Council an extra �3.4m

Smoking adds £3.4m to social care system bill in Calderdale

Smoking added an estimated £3.4m to the social care system bill at Calderdale Council as alarmimng figures were revealed showing the number of 15-year-olds and pregnant women smoking.

Health
M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Argos. Picture: Press Association.

Argos: Strike won’t hit deliveries

Retail giant Argos has said deliveries will not be affected by a strike by up to 1,400 of its warehouse staff.

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Lloyds Bank. Picture: PA.

Lloyds returns to private ownership

Lloyds Banking Group has confirmed it has been fully returned to private hands nearly nine years after the Government bailed it out at the height of the financial crisis.

Business
5 April 2017......        Anne McDonald and Sarah Newsome with their pigs on  Cross Gap Farm, Todmorden. Picture Tony Johnson.

New life in pigs brings rewards for Todmorden business partners

Getting dragged through the mud as well as certain livestock output provided great hilarity as Anne McDonald clung on grimly to one of the pigs at Cross Gap Farm high above Todmorden recently.

Business
DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

Transport
The Shay Stadium, Halifax

FC Halifax Town to be hit by business rate hike

Yorkshire football clubs including FC Halifax Town are dealing with some of the country’s biggest hikes in business rates following the national revaluation last month, with one rising by 220 per cent.

Business
Traffic alert: M62 closure in place in West Yorkshire after crash

Traffic alert: M62 closure in place in West Yorkshire after crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a collision involving a lorry and three other cars on the M62 in West Yorkshire.

Transport
BBC/Ben Blackall

WATCH: Happy Valley and Last Tango in Halifax stars gear up for BAFTAs

Happy Valley and actresses from the series and the Last Tango in Halifax have been nominated in this year’s Virgin TV British Academy Television Awards.

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Kate Hardcastle

Hear the secrets of retail guru Kate’s success at charity lunch

Retail guru Kate Hardcastle will host a charity luncheon at The Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa, Bolton Abbey, next week.

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The new Nokia 3310 will be stocked in Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone and EE.

It's coming... Nokia announce release date for new 3310 in UK

It's official: the new and improved Nokia 3310 is set to be relaunched on 24 May 2017.

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