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Tour de Yorkshire Day 1: Thrills and spills at the seaside

Even before the tumble on the approach to the finishing tape in Scarborough, the crowds had been buzzing.

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Live blog: Follow all the action from Tour de Yorkshire 2017

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle is underway - follow all the action here.

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The old five pound notes will soon be out of circulation.

Don’t panic, but you only have one week left to use your old paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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Ofsted. Stubbings Infant School, Hebden Bridge.

‘Helping pupils thrive’ - Hebden Bridge school praised by Ofsted inspectors

A school is celebrating following the results of an Ofsted inspection.

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Todmorden Town Hall

Planning applications: Change from takeaway to micropub in Todmorden

Here are the latest planning applications to appear before Calderdale Council.

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Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

The average adult has 40 friends - and they fall into one of eight categories, according to new research.

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Bradford Crown Court

Man jailed for injuring woman with baseball bat after text row

A 31-year-old man has been jailed for injuring a woman with a baseball bat following a “vitriolic” text row between his partner and the complainant.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Rider’s eye view of Tour de Yorkshire as it heads through Calderdale

From Queensbury to Clifton our exclusive video takes a rider’s eye view of stage three of the Tour de Yorkshire as it passes through Calderdale and gives you a chance to find the perfect viewing spot.

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Prime Minster Theresa May

Prime Minister targets Yorkshire support and Halifax seat

Theresa May has appealed to traditional Labour voters in Yorkshire and Halifax to “lend” her their vote in next month’s General Election as the party targets a swathe of gains across the region.

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Law firm shut down by regulator

Law firm shut down by regulator

A law firm with four branches in West Yorkshire has been closed down by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority.

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Withens Clough Reservoir

Best Foot Forward: Stoodley Pike and Cragg Vale from Mytholmroyd

This 7.5-mile walk, courtesy of Caroline Spalding from Calderdale Ramblers, incorporates exposed moorland, dramatic views and intimate woodland valleys.

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What’s up, dock? Pudding competition’s a huge hit

Chefs from across the region were cooking up some tasty treats as Mytholmroyd Community Centre hosted the 2017 Dock Pudding championships last Sunday.

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Court briefs - man disqualified from driving for drug offence

Court briefs - man disqualified from driving for drug offence

Here are the latest Calderdale cases from Magistrates Court.

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Thousands of fans are expected to line the route for this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire.

Everything you need to know about this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will get underway today as competitors tackle the east coast circuit in front of an expected crowd of thousands.

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Aerial shot of Pye Nest area and Wainhouse Tower in Halifax West Yorkshire. Picture by Tony Johnson

Wainhouse Tower charity abseil cancelled

A charity abseil down Wainhouse Tower has been cancelled due to weather constraints.

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Tour De Yorkshire.

Calderdale is saddled up and raring to go for Tour de Yorkshire

Excitement is building across Calderdale as communities, towns and villages decorate the streets to welcome some of the world’s top riders in the Tour de Yorkshire.

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Conservatives select Halifax parliamentary candidate

Conservatives select Halifax parliamentary candidate

Calderdale councillor Chris Pearson has been selected as the Conservative candidate for Halifax for next month’s general election.

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Watson in town as Holly fights to be re-elected

Watson in town as Holly fights to be re-elected

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson visited Halifax last weekend as the general election campaign fired up.

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Nicola Chance-Thompson, chief executive of The Piece Hall Trust, with Calderdale Council leader Tim Swift

Piece Hall will open gates on Yorkshire Day

It’s official. The historic Piece Hall is to re-open its gates to the public on Yorkshire Day - more than three years after it closed for a multi-million pound transformation.

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The woman was arrested as part of a counter terrorism investigation.

Halifax teenager charged with terrorism offences

A 19-year-old woman from Halifax has today been charged with six terrorism offences.
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