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Two men arrested on suspicion of murder after death in Halifax

Police have launched a murder investigation in Halifax after a man died in Ovenden.

View of Clifton from Rokt climbing gym, Brighouse

Village rejects 20mph zone proposals

Residents in Clifton have knocked back Calderdale Council plans to introduce a 20mph zone in the village.

Casa, Brighouse

Casa demolition plans aim to settle dispute

A brighouse hotel and restaurant that won a High Court ruling on the demolition of a controversial extension has submitted new plans for the business.

Stash of drugs found at police inspector’s home, trial told

Stash of drugs found at police inspector’s home, trial told

A police inspector with responsibility for disposing of seized drugs was found with hundreds of thousands of pounds of cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, ecstasy and cannabis in his home, a jury has heard.


Caught on camera: Do you know them?

Do you know any of these people? These CCTV images have been released by police in Calderdale of people they would like to speak to.

Police keep watch of the Leeds fans by the Billy Bremner statue outside Elland Road. Picture by Tony Johnson

More ‘spotters’ at West Yorkshire football grounds to tackle high cost of policing

Extra ‘spotters’ are being deployed at football grounds around West Yorkshire this season in a bid to reduce the cost to taxpayers of policing matches in the county.

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LEEDS BOMB SCARE: Latest on city centre drama

Shoppers are being allowed to return to Victoria Gate in Leeds following a bomb scare this morning.

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Halifax band The Orielles sign deal with Heavenly thanks to law firm Shoosmiths

Halifax band The Orielles sign deal with Heavenly thanks to law firm Shoosmiths

Law firm Shoosmiths has advised up and coming band The Orielles on a deal with leading indie record label Heavenly Recordings.

Price of Apple apps set to rise by 25%

Price of Apple apps set to rise by 25%

First Marmite, then Jamie’s Italian and now Apple users are set to feel the financial consequence of Brexit as apps are set to rise by 25 per cent.

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Thousands of Britons flown home from popular holiday destination amid safety fears

Thousands of Britons flown home from popular holiday destination amid safety fears

Thousands of UK holidaymakers are set to be flown home from The Gambia due to growing political unrest.

Calderdale tourism - Calderdale road sign, Queensbury Road.

Boost for Calderdale tourism with £150k grant

Tourism in Calderdale has been given a huge boost thanks to a £150,000 investment from Arts Council England.

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Partial victory for wheelchair users to take bus seats from mums with prams

Disabled travellers have won a partial victory at the Supreme Court in their battle for priority use of wheelchair spaces on buses.

New state of the art learning facilities at Calderdale College

School life: Calderdale College’s new state of the art learning facilities

Calderdale College has undertaken the ‘Unlocking Potential’ Project with funding from the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The new facilities allow College to deliver new courses and meet local skills and employment needs.

Brighouse Town Ladies v Whitley Bay. Pictured is Brighouse celebrate winning the league

Being active on your terms - any girl can!

The number of women playing sport and getting active is at an all time high.

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Councillors Howard Blagbrough and Scott Benton at greenbelt land off Thornhills Lane, Clifton.

Budget plan has ‘missed opportunities’ says Conservative leader

The leader of the Conservative group in Calderdale has labelled budget proposals put forward by the Labour group as ‘a budget of missed opportunities.

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Katie Simmons will drink just tap water throughout the month of January

Yorkshire Water employee to drink just tap water for WaterAid

Katie Simmons, from Halifax, will be drinking just tap water throughout January to raise money for international charity WaterAid’s lifesaving work.

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Photo: Facebook/Naturist Cleaners

Adverts posted for 'naked female cleaners' for homes across Yorkshire

Naked female cleaners are being sought to clean houses across Yorkshire for up to £55 an hour - but is it right to offer such a service?

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Terry Gledhill, Stephen Keenan (Director and Founder), Aidan Lingard, Howard Thomas, David Fawcett (Director and Founder), Gareth Heppinstall of Happydays

Halifax social enterprise is helping to rebuild people’s lives

A social enterprise in Halifax is helping former homeless people and people who have struggled with addiction to rebuild their lives.

The college works with 250 further education colleges, private training providers and voluntary sector organisations

School life: Calderdale College celebrates a successful year after Beacon Award win

The Association of Colleges (AoC) awarded College’s External Funding Unit with the Employer Engagement Beacon Award on November 16 2016.

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