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Calderdale beauty queen twins still working at 65

Beauty queen twins Gay and Zoe Spink won a string of national titles in their youth. Now both are in their 60s and are enjoying a resurgence.

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Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Forbidden fruit: Leeds Festival bans pineapples

Leeds Festival organisers have announced that pineapples will not be allowed at the event this Bank Holiday.

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Elland born royal artist Rebecca Hind dies aged 59

Elland born royal artist Rebecca Hind dies aged 59

Yorkshire-born artist Rebecca Hind, whose work has graced the walls of numerous sacred buildings around the world, and her talent attracted the attention of both Prince Charles and the Queen, has died aged 59.

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Millennium Square was packed for the event.

Leeds Pride 2017: Thousands turn out in support for annual LGBT+ parade

Thousands of revellers were loud and proud today as one of the biggest annual events in the city reached its peak.
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By Vicki Faint.

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Halifax Ladies RUFC v Oldham Ladies at Ovenden Park, by Vicki Faint.

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FULL VIDEO: Halifax turns out in force for the grand opening of the Piece Hall

Hundreds of people have turned out on Yorkshire Day for the opening of the £19m revamped Piece Hall in Halifax.

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A wealth of new shows in wonderful surroundings

A wealth of new shows in wonderful surroundings

Square Chapel announces its new season launch

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By Heather Morris.

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A duck family on the canal in Mytholmroyd, by Heather Morris (visiting from Santa Cruz, California).

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Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

A Yorkshire castle has had to return an insurance pay-out after four 'stolen' candlesticks re-appeared in strange circumstances.

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Performance

The Tetley Weekender

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Autumn launch

Autumn launch

Halifax Playhouse.

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mag grid. Caption: South Pennines, first feature, June 1

29/4/08    Brian Savage a mountain biker from Hull heads  towards a famous Calderdale landmark  Stoodley  Pike  which at 100ft high can be seen for miles around. Stoodley Pike  is the second monument erected after the first feel down in 1854 forty years after it's erection to commemorate the defeat of Napoleons armies at the battle of  Leipzig.

Picture taken on a Nikon D2Xs digital camera with a 70-200mm lens at 102mm with an ISO of 400 and an exposure of 1/500th sec at f 5.6

“Excellent restaurants, the best countryside, a brilliant community”

David Quillan is director of Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax.

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Ready: The dancers at their final rehearsal

Celebrating summer with style

Talented young dancers took to the Victoria Theatre, Halifax, stage last Sunday to present their summer show “Formation”.

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London, UK. 07.04.2016. National Youth Dance Company presents the premiere of "In-Nocentes" at Sadler's Wells. Choreographed by Michael Keegan-Dolan, Artistic Director for NYDC for 2015 - 2016, with lighting design by Peter Harrison, set and costume design by Laura Hopkins. NYDC is touring the work from 26 June  23 July 2016. The dancers are: Monique Ademilola, Jasmine Bayes, Tomas Brennan, Jamie Buchanan, Arthur Clayton, Isis Clunie, Olivia Doyle, Lucia Fortune-Ely, Christian Griffin, Bar Groisman, Rachael Harrison, Alex Henderson, Amie Hibbert, Christopher Hicks, Tommy Hodgkins, Noga Inspector, Taitlyn Jaiyeola, Kaylee Jaiyeola, Ethan Joseph, Niamh Keeling, Rose Lewis, Blue Makwana, Dominic McAinsh, Iona McGuire, Kennedy Muntanga, Daniel Nattrass, Jessica Nixon, Jasmine Norton, Ethan Nott, Chris Pilbeam, David Prempeh, Jackson Shallcross-Platt, Kia Skilbeck, Ben Todd-Jones, Tre Usoro-Williams, Chad Wakefield, Molly Walker, John-William Watson, George Williams, Hallam Wood. Photograph � Jane Hobson

Square dance

Dance Creates Conference.

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By Gemma Hardcastle.

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Taken from Ogden Moor over the golf course with views over Halifax, by Gemma Hardcastle.

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Ten Things to do

Top Ten Things To Do w/c July 13

Looking for something to do in the area?

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Janet Wright's exhibition of aerial photography is at Todmorden Information Centre through July 2017

Todmorden pictured from on high in Janet’s aerial exhibition

Todmorden photographer Janet Wright is exhibiting a selection of aerial shots at Todmorden Tourist Information Centre until the end of July.

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Ten Top Things To do w/c July 6

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By Andrew Nield.

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The Castle Carr Fountain, by Andrew Nield.

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Great Yorkshire Show: The ultimate guide

Great Yorkshire Show: The ultimate guide

Yorkshire's showpiece agricultural event is less than two weeks away.

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