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Traders set the stalls out on big market move

‘Teething problems, but it will be worth it in the long run’.

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Brighouse agency faces threat of collapse unless funds are secured

Brighouse agency faces threat of collapse unless funds are secured

A Calderdale recruitment firm that gained notoriety during the Sports Direct scandal is on the brink of administration, it emerged yesterday.

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Nestle factory in Halifax

Theresa May pledges a ‘rapid response’ to Yorkshire Nestle workers at risk of losing jobs

Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged a rapid response to try to get hundreds of Nestle workers including staff in Halifax at risk of redundancy back into work.

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The proposed strike of Arriva North Trains will go ahead on Friday.

Arriva Rail North workers to strike but what Calderdale routes will be hit?

A 24-hour strike on Arriva Rail North will go ahead on Friday after the failure of talks to resolve a dispute over the role of guards.

Transport
View of the train station car park, taxi rank and exterior at Halifax Railway Station

Company appointed to drive forward rail station masterplan for Halifax

Ambitious plans for the future of Halifax train station have taken a stride forward.

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Nestle factory in Halifax

Nestle to cut jobs at Halifax factory

Trade unions have slammed Nestle for proposing 300 jobs losses including some at its factory in Halifax as it moves the production of the iconic Blue Riband chocolate biscuit to Poland.

Business
Jobs could be lost at Nestle in Yorkshire.

Nestle plans to cut 181 Yorkshire jobs

FOOD GIANT Nestlé’s plan to cut 181 Yorkshire jobs was tonight at the centre of a General Election row over Britain’s future outside the European Union.
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Traffic alert: Delays on M62 near Brighouse after several vehicles involved in crash

Traffic alert: Delays on M62 near Brighouse after several vehicles involved in crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire.
Transport
Lloyds Banking Group, Trinity Road, Halifax.

£20.3bn to bail out Lloyds Banking Group bank is recouped

The Government has recouped the £20.3bn used to bail out Lloyds Banking Group during the financial crisis, leaving the lender on the brink of privatisation.

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Feature on Suma Foods, Elland...6th July 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Suma receive prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Elland-based Suma Wholefoods has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category.

Business
David Hamilton and Nicola Szymik-Walters

Firm aims to plug the care gap in Todmorden

A new care company is putting the people of Todmorden at the heart of its business.

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Alf Cartwright with his book KeepThe Home Fire Burning

Wartime book is a tribute to Alf’s parents

Few people could have been prouder than his father the day Alf Cartwright signed up to join the army. It was 1956 and he was just 18.

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Calderdale firms receive royal seal of approval from the Queen

Calderdale firms receive royal seal of approval from the Queen

Calderdale’s innovative businesses have been given the royal seal of approval after being honoured in this year’s Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

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Models on the catwalk during the Burberry Autumn/Winter 2017 London Fashion Week show at Makers House , London. Photo credit: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Burberry taking time to think through Leeds facility

Luxury fashion brand Burberry said it is “taking a moment to think through” its plans for a flagship manufacturing and weaving facility in Leeds.

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Planned roadworks in Yorkshire - April 18 to April 23

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire - April 18 to April 23

These are the planned roadworks for the motorways and major A roads in the Yorkshire region for the week ahead.

Transport
Customers outside I Believe I Can Fry at Stump Cross

Halifax entrepreneur Gavin inspired to success in business by his dad

An entrepreneur from Halifax says the death of his father was the catalyst for building his business empire after adding a third company to his portfolio.

Business
Egg-straordinary! 11 million chocolate eggs made in Halifax

Egg-straordinary! 11 million chocolate eggs made in Halifax

If you are lucky enough to get a Nestle Easter Egg, there’s a good chance it was made in Halifax.

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Warning to holidaymakers ahead of the great Easter get-away

Warning to holidaymakers ahead of the great Easter get-away

Easter traffic is expected to peak on Thursday as leisure travellers battle for space on the roads with regular commuters.

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Traffic alert: M62 motorway delays of up to TWO HOURS after tanker breaks down

Motorists are being warned of delays up to two hours on the M62 motorway after a tanker broke down.
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Tim Power

Animation firm opens new virtual reality suite

Elland-based Animation firm Virtual Resolution has opened a new virtual reality suite at its headquarters.

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