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Letter: Restriction is a compromise

I write in response to Coun Roger Taylor’s letter about Mearclough Bridge in which he attempts to blame associated problems on Labour Party councillors and foreigners - a pretty standard retort on everything for Coun Taylor I have to say.

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Halifax post office moved to WH Smith last year

Letter: Use post office to inspire

What is going to happen to the General Post Office building which was the Heart of Halifax for generations?

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Halifax Minster

Weekend Thought: Whatever happens, God is on our side

This was my prayer for today. ‘Lord, so far I’ve done very well. I haven’t gossiped, I haven’t lost my temper, I haven’t been greedy, grumpy, nasty, selfish or over indulgent. I’m very thankful for that.

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Calderdale Industrial Museum

Letter: Museum in middle of renaissance

It was good to read in the Courier of December 30 about the plans to boost tourism in Calderdale in 2017.

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Should the charges at Calderdale Royal be fairer for visitors?

Letter: Make hospital parking fairer

After visiting Calderdale Royal a few times over the past few months, both as a patient and a Calderdale Community driver, I have some comments, observations, complaints and suggestions regarding - would you believe - parking.

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"Calderdale now ranks as one of the best recycling boroughs in the country"

Letter: In praise of our recycling

I have just read another letter in The Courier bemoaning the recycling situation in Calderdale (Least they can do is say ‘sorry’ from Mary Drost, December 30). I for one am delighted by the recycling changes that were made earlier in the year.

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Halifax Minster

Thought of the week: The end of the Christmas story

This week the twelve days of Christmas comes to an end.

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BBC One Drama To Walk Invisible (C) BBC - Photographer: Gary Moyes

Letter: Bronte drama a real TV highlight

The BBC’s recent Bronte drama To Walk Invisible, skilfully scripted and directed by Sally Wainwright, was a highlight of the Christmas season for me.

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Mearclough bridge in Sowerby Bridge

Letter: Common sense in order over bridge opening

After reading your article regards Mearclough bridge in Sowerby Bridge, firstly I would like to congratulate the council on seeing sense at last in reopening the bridge.

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Is our food packaging getting smaller?

Letter: Fishy case of the shrinking sardine cans

At this time of the year we tend to get a number of Agatha Christie mysteries and whodunits on the box.

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View of Halifax Minster

Weekend thought: Happy New Year!

At the beginning of a new year, we have the opportunity to reflect on our lives and on the future.

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The Pump Room before it was demolished

Letter: Make use of valuable sites

I AM appalled, whilst the council and developers quibble over planning applications for new build residential properties in Calderdale, and argue over the use of “wildlife corridors” and green belt for this purpose, there appears to be a large number of privately owned derelict properties in various stages of decay.

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Amjad Bashir MEP, Conservative, Yorkshire and Humber

Letter: Thrilled by response to university idea

I am absolutely thrilled by the positive response we have seen to my suggestion that the time is right to revive Halifax’s ambition to become a university town.

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Robert and Margaret Kitson at their shop

Letter: Thanks for epic shift

I wanted to give a Courier shout out to Robert and Margaret Kitson, who have run and managed Kitson’s Newsagents in West Vale for the last 44 years.

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Michael Allen is urging Calderdale Councillors to invite Donald Trump to visit Mytholmroyd and other local areas

Letter: Invite President Trump to visit Calderdale

Last year I wrote a letter to the Courier, suggesting that Calderdale Council should invite presidential candidate Donald Trump to Calderdale.

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NSPCC have thanked people in Calderdale for their support

Letter: Our amazing volunteers have made big impact

This year has been a really busy one for all of us in the NSPCC and Childline.

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The Basement Recovery Project, Halifax

Letter: Success hailed at national level

Thanks to your continued support over the years, our success in Calderdale has been recognised at a national level. We are now part of an overall integrated system of care in Calderdale - Calderdale Recovery Steps - and this past year we were able to extend our services into Kirklees through two new hubs in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.

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Rev Stephen Bradberry

Weekend thought: What is Christmas really about?

When we see a nativity scene, we think of Jesus born in a stable. For many, that is where he remains and he’s remembered in the same way next year and then again the year after.

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Rillington Place on BBC One.

Letter: Christie drama grated with me

I agree with John Roberts (Letters, December 16) about the high quality and accuracy of the recent BBC drama “Rillington Place”.

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Phil Fearnley, @HaloVue on Twitter, tweeted this video of a sunset over Sowerby Bridge

See it snap it: We want to see your scenic videos

We always want to see your photos of Calderdale but we would also love for you to send us some spectacular videos!

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