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Network Rail to hold public information event in the Calder Valley

Network Rail is inviting residents to attend a public information event in Hebden Bridge to find out more about work which is taking place to upgrade the Calderdale rail line, as part of the Great North Rail Project.

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Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.

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210317 Gary Verity  from Welcome to Yorkshire with Judith Blake Leader of Leeds City Council  and  two of the Kaiser Chiefs  Peanut (left) and Simon Rix  at the Y17  conference at York Theatre Royal  yesterday(tues)

Big plans for year ahead are revealed

Yorkshire tourism chiefs set out their vision for events throughout 2017 which they hope will mean the region’s multi-billion pound tourism industry enjoys its most successful year ever.

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Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Boffins have come up with the fastest ever Wi-Fi, that can download 60 films every second - by creating a signal that hitches a ride on rays of light.

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Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated – and firms are struggling to keep up

Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated – and firms are struggling to keep up

Companies are bombarded with phishing scams every day.

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Lloyds Banking Group, Trinity Road, Halifax.

Lloyds closer to full private ownership

The taxpayer’s stake in Lloyds Banking Group has been cut to below three per cent as the Government continues to sell down its shareholding.

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University link up to boost economic growth with new business centre

University link up to boost economic growth with new business centre

Leeds Beckett University, in partnership with Calderdale Council, is launching a new initiative to drive growth amongst early-stage and growing businesses in Halifax.

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Halifax BID announces the appointment of their Project Manager

Halifax BID announces the appointment of their Project Manager

The Halifax town centre Business Improvement District (BID) has announced the appointment of its new BID Project Manager Chloe McNeill, who will start working with businesses on April 1 when the BID formally starts its operations.

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VIDEO: Disruption for passengers in rail strike

Rail commuters across Yorkshire faced disruption on Monday as Northern was forced to cancel over half of its trains due to a strike by the RMT union.

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Northern rail strike: Commuters react

Northern rail strike: Commuters react

Rail commuters across Yorkshire faced disruption on Monday as Northern was forced to cancel over half of its trains due to a strike by the RMT union.

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Northern Rail Strike: All you need to know and travel latest

Northern Rail Strike: All you need to know and travel latest

COMPANIES across the north have been drawing up contingency plans to get their staff to and from work on today, as RMT union members on Northern Rail stage a 24-hour walkout.

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You beauty! Alice nominated for three awards

You beauty! Alice nominated for three awards

A salon in Halifax has been nominated in three categories at the British Hair and Beauty Awards.

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How to get to and from work during Monday’s train strike in Yorkshire

How to get to and from work during Monday’s train strike in Yorkshire

COMPANIES across the north have been drawing up contingency plans to get their staff to and from work on Monday, as RMT union members on Northern Rail stage a 24-hour walkout.

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Free bus travel for train users affected by strike

Free bus travel for train users affected by strike

Bus company Arriva Yorkshire has announced that all valid train tickets will be accepted on their buses during the RMT strike on Monday.

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All Change: New twist in Piece Hall saga as trust’s leader departs

A new twist in the Piece Hall transformation saga has seen the man appointed to lead the multi-million pound development leave his position only months before the latest predicted opening date.

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Halifax’s first mobile gin bar to be launched at festival

Halifax’s first mobile gin bar to be launched at festival

Halifax’s first mobile gin bar will be launched at a gin festival at the E Mill Car Park in Dean Clough on March 25.

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RSPCA launches West Yorkshire recruitment drive

RSPCA launches West Yorkshire recruitment drive

Animal lovers are being invited to apply to become RSPCA inspectors as the charity launches a local recruitment drive.

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Northern rail strike: The Yorkshire train services affected

Northern rail strike: The Yorkshire train services affected

Commuters travelling to and from Yorkshire railway stations face disruption this Monday to a planned strike.
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Shoppers turn to discount supermarkets to beat the budget

Shoppers turn to discount supermarkets to beat the budget

Shoppers are turning to discount supermarkets more than ever, according to new data.

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7 January 2014.  Mytholmroyd Train Station. (TJ1001/82c) Picture by Tony Johnson

£4.5m scheme to create additional train station parking spaces

Calderdale railway stations could be set for an investment of more than £4.5m to increase the number of car parking spaces.

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