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Residents moved out of troubled Calderdale care home after sudden closure

Residents have been moved out of a troubled Calderdale care home, Council chiefs have revealed.

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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

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Calderdale Police Awards Evening. PCs Paul Walker, James Gibbs and special constable Daniel Jones.

Going above and beyond call of duty

Brave, heroic, dedicated. These are just some of the words which could be used to describe those recognised at the 2017 Calderdale Police Awards.

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Hospital appointment chaos causes longer waits in Calderdale

Hospital appointment chaos causes longer waits in Calderdale

An NHS trust has apologised for chaos with its appointments system after patients faced long delays when trying to book themselves into clinics.

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Liver transplant athlete heads to patient games

Liver transplant athlete heads to patient games

Liver transplant patient Cath Whitworth is set to compete in her fifth World Transplant Games this month in Malaga, Spain.

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A police cordon at the scene.

Breaking: Patients asked to leave Leeds hospital as 'suspicious package' found

Patients at a Leeds hospital have been asked to leave the premises as police deal with a "suspicious package".
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Brighouse man in need of heart transplant delivers health warning

Brighouse man in need of heart transplant delivers health warning

A Brighouse man on the waiting list for a heart transplant has delivered a message to help raise awareness of a life-threatening condition.

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Building site on Hall Lane, Northowram

Supported housing gets the green light

MUCH DEBATE has been had over supposed supported housing being built on Hall Lane in Northowram, but the planning has finally been given the go ahead.

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Savile House, Halifax.

Inspectors take legal action to protect people at Halifax care home

A residential care home in Halifax has again been rated as Inadequate by the Care Quality Commission, following an unannounced inspection in April.

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Todmorden Sports Centre

Todmorden Sports Centre closes today for essential repairs

Essential repairs are needed at Todmorden Sports Centre and will see areas of the building close from today.

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People should 'fight their instincts' and FLOAT

New life-saving advice says floating, not swimming, could prevent drowning in cold water

People should ‘fight their instincts’ and FLOAT rather than try to swim if they fall into water, according to new advice from the RNLI.

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Top award for Halifax chemist

Top award for Halifax chemist

Science can be taught in a number of innovative ways, but one teachers creativity and love for science has earnt her a prestigious scientific award.

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Nurses in tears after 20 home visits in a shift

Nurses in tears after 20 home visits in a shift

Overworked nurses were in tears during a visit by government inspectors to a shortstaffed community health provider.

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Calderdale Royal Hospital

Hospital worker accused of faking cancer

A hospital radiographer has been accused of faking cancer to get days off work for four years.

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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.

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NHS cyber attacks: Operations and appointments cancelled at some Yorkshire hospitals

Operations and appointments at some hospitals in Yorkshire have been cancelled after the international cyber attack targeted NHS trusts.
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New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

E-cigarette laws to change THIS WEEK - Here’s how Calderdale vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting Calderdale vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

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Calderdale residents asked to be patient after NHS cyber-attack

Calderdale residents are being asked to be patient following last weeks NHS cyber-attack.

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Cyber security experts investigating after malware attack on Yorkshire NHS organisations

Cyber security experts are investigating a nationwide attack on IT systems which has targeted at least 16 NHS organisations.
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Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

Yorkshire NHS hospital trust affected after suspected cyber attack targets IT systems across country

A hospital trust in Yorkshire is among a series across the country that appear to have been targeted by a suspected attempted cyber attack.

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