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Your Picture of the Day - 17 January

North Dean Woods, by Linda Waddington of Greetland.

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By Sugarbird Photography, Halifax.

Picture of the Day - 16 January

Sugarbird Photography sent us this superb picture taken on a wintry walk around Halifax.

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Paul’s challenging art work ...

Paul’s challenging art work ...

Artist, Paul Ormerod had a typical post war upbringing, attending secondary school before leaving when he was 15 to work in the mines.

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By Mark Bolton.

Your Picture of the Week - 13 January

An early morning view across the valley looking at Norton Tower, by Mark Bolton.

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Elicia follows in her family’s footsteps

Elicia follows in her family’s footsteps

When nine-year-old Elicia Ramsden takes to the stage in the pantomime ‘Cinderella’ this month, she will continue a tradition of family involvement in amateur theatre in Brighouse going back five generations.

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New year swim at Lee Dam, Lumbutts, Todmorden. Men's race.

Brave souls all set to plunge into icy dam

Those brave (or mad) enough to compete in the icy New Year Swim held at Lee Dam, high in the south Pennines , will plunge into the freezing depths; for a chilly version of fun, with the aim to recover the wooden trophy that is chucked into the ice cold water.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

On this day in Yorkshire 1954: Weather foils salvage of grounded Hull trawler

Norwegian vessel takes off crew of 20

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SLIDESHOW: Reader’s pictures

A selection of great pics taken in and around Calderdale.

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By Geoff Wright

Picture of the Day

This delightful photo of a heron was taken in Shibden Park by reader Geoff Wright.

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Scene above Ogden taken by Sharon Hiley

Readers picture: Scene above Ogden

Here is a beautiful photo taken by Sharon Hiley of a wintery scene above Ogden.

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A Waxwing taken by Steve Midgley

Readers Picture: A beautiful Waxwing

This stunning photo of a beautiful Waxwing bird was taken by Steve Midgley.

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MP calls for government to back Eureka!

MP calls for government to back Eureka!

Halifax MP Holly Lynch is calling on the Government to do more to support the National Children’s Museum, Eureka! by providing funding and free entry.

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Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Christmas stories from the archives: One Leeds child will have a cold Christmas lunch

Jessie Macdonald of Francis Street, Leeds, will have a cold lunch on Christmas Day.

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Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Christmas stories from the archives: A Leeds port of call

Where servicemen may eat and sleep

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Bradshaw School, Halifax, Song for Christmas 2016

SONG FOR CHRISTMAS: Which school has topped our festive chart?

The countdown to Christmas is really underway now, with only two more days until the big event arrives.

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Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas stories from the archives: Knaresborough toy appeal 1897

Christmas and the Little Ones: An appeal from J. L. Armstrong of Harrogate

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Sing-along at the community groups celebration at Hebden Bridge Town Hall. At the piano, from the left, Helen Meller, organiser Marguerite Eccles and Tricia Astwood.

Residents get into the festive spirit

Nearly one year on from the floods, Calder Valley residents got into the spirit of the festive season with a celebration at Hebden Bridge Town Hall.

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Organic cotton bird print PJs, �52, at People Tree.

Fashion: Santa, Baby ... here’s what we really really want for Christmas

There are some pieces that every woman will always need in her wardrobe. Stephanie Smith picks out classic must-have gifts for the stylish.

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Christmas stories from the archives: The Captives Christmas at Lofthouse Park

Christmas stories from the archives: The Captives Christmas at Lofthouse Park

Germans allowed indulgence at their own expense

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Singer Cameron Lee is hoping to win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.

VIDEO: Can singer Cameron win our talent competition?

Move over Alfie Boe and Michael Ball - here comes singer Cameron Lee who believes he can win our Excite and Entertain Leeds 2017 talent competition.
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