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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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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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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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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Mount Pleasent Avenue, Pellon Lane, Halifax. Councillors Jenny Lynn, Dan Sutherland, Ferman Ali and Fisal Shoukat.

Boost for regeneration scheme on Halifax estate

Vital funding has been secured to help push through plans that will see the much needed regeneration of an estate on the edge of Halifax town centre.

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Tom Watson

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson visits Halifax as general election campaign kicks off

LABOUR DEPUTY leader Tom Watson believes the party’s promise on pensions could help win back Ukip voters in key seats in Yorkshire.

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Joshua Fenton-Glynn.

Councillor prepares to run again in Calder Valley

CALDERDALE councillor Joshua Fenton-Glynn has signalled he wants to stand again as Labour’s candidate in the Calder Valley seat.

Halifax MP Holly Lynch

Halifax MP Holly Lynch responds to snap general election announcement

'My work isn't finished.'
Theresa May in Downing Street today

Yorkshire MPs react to May's snap General Election call

HERE'S what Yorkshire MPs are saying about Theresa May's surprise decision to seek an early General Election.

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James Baker

'We're the real opposition' - Calderdale Liberal Democrats prepare for general election

The Liberal Democrat candidates contesting the two Calderdale seats in June's general election have been confirmed.

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Theresa May delivered a statement in Downing Street this morning.

Theresa May announces snap General Election on June 8

Theresa May today called on MPs to agree to a snap General Election to be held on June 8.

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Brighouse parking charges. Commercial Street, Brighouse.

Talking Politics: Scott Benton, Leader of the Conservative Group in Calderdale

Following a recent request for information on parking charges and the revenue they generate, the Conservative Group on Calderdale Council have been made aware of a profit, after costs, made on parking charges within Calderdale equating to £1,561,000 for the financial year 2015-2016.

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Flood damaged bridge starts to take shape

Work to rebuild flood-damaged Crowther Bridge at Cromwell Bottom, Brighouse, has taken a significant step forward, as the new bridge arch is now in place.

Elected George vows to carry on ‘great work’

Elected George vows to carry on ‘great work’

The Calderdale Conservatives retained its Hipperholme and Lightcliffe seat in the borough’s by election.

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Vital repairs take centre stage at Victoria Theatre

Vital repairs take centre stage at Victoria Theatre

Vital repairs are being made to the roof of the Victoria Theatre in Halifax.

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VIDEO: Relic hunter wants to reunite families of 14,000 Second World War heroes with dog tags

A relic hunter has launched an extraordinary appeal to reunite the families of over 14,000 Second World War heroes with their dog tags - after he found them buried in a field.
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Local cyclist Matt Denby tackles the 15% cobbles of Shibden Wall which will feature in the 3rd and final stage of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire from Bradford to Fox Valley in South Yorkshire.
2 December 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Road closures and parking fine warning ahead of Tour de Yorkshire

Visitors and motorists are being warned about road closures and possible parking fines as the Tour de Yorkshire heads to Calderdale on Sunday April 30.

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Tatoo hygiene scheme hopes to make its mark

Tatoo hygiene scheme hopes to make its mark

A tattoo hygiene rating scheme has been set up to help keep people safe when getting a tattoo.

Calder Valley Flood Works.  Woodland Views, Burney Road, Hebden Bridge.

Work begins on multi-million pound flood protection schemes in Calderdale

The construction of three new flood alleviation schemes has now started on site, which will help protect Calder Valleye homes and businesses from future flooding.

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Ministers under pressure from Halifax MP as millions lost for flood hit towns

Ministers under pressure from Halifax MP as millions lost for flood hit towns

MINISTERS are coming under growing pressure to account for millions of pounds of funding which was supposed to benefit flood-hit communities.

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