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Christmas dance show will get you in the festive spirit

The countdown to December 25 has begun and what better way to get into the spirit of the festive season than with a Christmas dance show?

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WATCH: Song for Christmas - St John's Primary School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Harveys of Halifax

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WATCH: Song for Christmas - St Andrew's Infant School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Harveys of Halifax

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WATCH: Song for Christmas - St Joseph's Primary School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Harveys of Halifax

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WATCH: Song for Christmas - St Andrew's Infant School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Harveys of Halifax
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Christmas stories from the archives: Holiday travel rush to the North mounts to climax 1946

Christmas stories from the archives: Holiday travel rush to the North mounts to climax 1946

A “Green Christmas,” with a likelihood of local fog, is prophesied in the latest official forecast, issued this afternoon.

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WATCH: Song for Christmas - Rastrick Independent School

Schools across Calderdale have been singing their hearts out in this year’s Courier Song for Christmas competition, sponsored by Harveys of Halifax
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Last Tango in Halifax.  Gary Moyes/BBC

WATCH: Sneak preview of Last Tango in Halifax Christmas special

Last Tango in Halifax will waltz back on to our screens this Christmas with a two-part festive special.

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Outstanding line-up for Piano Festival

Outstanding line-up for Piano Festival

Following a highly successful weekend in April, programming for the Fifth annual Hebden Bridge Piano Festival, which starts on April 21, 2017 at Hebden Bridge Town Hall, is now almost complete.

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Keys to success for Roger’s new band

Keys to success for Roger’s new band

Roger Davies has established himself as an engaging songwriter through four solo albums, collaborations with brass bands and countless club and festival performances.

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Festive sounds for
Christmas season

Festive sounds for Christmas season

Members of Overgate Hospice Choir will be getting in the mood for Christmas on Saturday, December 17 when Hammonds Saltaire Band and guest soloists will join them in a festive concert.

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Designer Angharad Thomas with her Hand in Glove exhibition

Two new exhibitions at Bankfield Museum

Two major new exhibitions looking differently at aspects of history are now on display at Bankfield Museum.

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Mental health & politics

Mental health & politics

One Christmas, Josh was diagnosed with depression and then hit by a car. The following year he was on Job Seekers whilst attempting to balance his sanity and gift buying.

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Win tickets for Lego Movie

Win tickets for Lego Movie

Here’s a brilliant Christmas treat for the kids - the chance to win one of three family tickets to see The Lego Movie.

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You’ll be hooked on Peter and co ...

You’ll be hooked on Peter and co ...

Avast land lubbers, Hook and his patch-eyed pirates are sailing into town to do battle with pesky Peter Pan and his Lost Boys.

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Exhibition and new book on Peter’s life

Exhibition and new book on Peter’s life

A major new exhibition of work by Peter Brook, the famous local landscape artist, opens this Saturday at the Harrison Lord Gallery in Brighouse.

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Thease are believed to be the mummified legs of Queen Nefertari. Photo by Professor Joann Fletcher

Yorkshire TV stars discover Egyptian Queen Nefertari's mummified legs

These 3,000 year old mummified legs are believed to be those of Egyptian Queen Nefertari, identified by Yorkshire's own world renowned experts and TV stars Professor Joann Fletcher and  partner Dr Stephen Buckley.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1952: Leeds man wins world billiards championship

On this day in Yorkshire 1952: Leeds man wins world billiards championship

Leslie Driffield, a Leeds business man and English champion, last night, in Calcutta, won the World Amateur Billiards Championship.

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On this day in Yorkshire 1941: Students make model ‘planes

On this day in Yorkshire 1941: Students make model ‘planes

Three junior students of the Leeds College of Art are putting their spare time and money to good use by making scale models of British and enemy aircraft from odd scraps of material.

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Band tunes up for a Christmas Festival

Band tunes up for a Christmas Festival

Halifax Concert Band will make its 12th annual return to Square Chapel arts centre, Halifax, on Saturday, December 3. The band’s 45 musicians will present ‘A Christmas Festival’, a programme of seasonal music and pieces from its recent repertoire.

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