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Home semi-final for Warley

Warley’s reward for knocking out Halifax Parish Cup holders Booth last Sunday is a home tie with Sowerby St Peter’s in the semi-finals on Sunday, July 8.

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Mozley Drive, Halifax. Image: Google

Woman injured in Halifax house fire: Candle suspected to have caused blaze

A WOMAN suffered burn injuries when a bedroom blaze believed to have been caused by a candle gutted the first floor of a house in Halifax.
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Thomson joins Gateshead

Connor Thomson, who made eight appearances for FC Halifax Town last season, has joined Gateshead.

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Gallery: Brodstock 2018 has been a record breaker

Volunteers from the Brodstock Family Music Festival in Hipperholme are currently celebrating their most successful event to date.

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Missy (Poppy Lee Friar) and Nas (Amy Leigh Hickman). Picture by Edward Cooke

What can we expect from tonight's episode of Ackley Bridge?

The third episode of Ackley Bridge series two will hit our screens tonight but what can we expect from the Channel 4 drama?
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From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation

Great Exhibition of the North: Everything you need to know about this summer’s cultural extravaganza

From June 22- September 9 the Great Exhibition of the North will showcase a multitude of art, culture, design and innovation, showing the best of what the North of England has to offer.
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M62 vehicle fire. Picture by Lisa Hirst

Delays for commuters during evening rush hour after M62 vehicle fire

All lanes are now reopen on the M62 after a vehicle fire between Junction 23 and 22 this morning.
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Blood-sucking flies to toxic caterpillars: the insects set to swarm England this summer

As the weather becomes warmer more and more insects come out of the woodwork, ranging from flying ants to gnats to blood-sucking flies.

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Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Countdown to the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North begins

Final preparations are now underway for the launch of the Great Exhibition of the North.
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Yorkshire set for heatwave that could last weeks as Mediterranean air sweeps over the UK

Temperatures could rise up to 30C in Yorkshire next week as a heatwave sweeps the UK.

Environment

WATCH: Fire crews on scene after M62 vehicle fire

Two lanes are now reopen after traffic was stopped following a vehicle fire on the M62.
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Martin wins Ogden Cup

Martin wins Ogden Cup

Gerard Martin provided a home club success at Saturday’s Ogden Cup, the climax to Halifax Golf Club’s open week.

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Stephen Keenan

Halifax charity builder in rallying call for votes

Stephen Keenan, co-founder and director of the Happy Days Building and Roofing Company in Halifax is calling for support from the local community to help win a share of the Jewson Building Better Communities prize fund.

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Gallery: Top brass entertain at Hebden Bridge March Contest

Excellent crowds turned out to watch bands parade through the town centre at this year’s Hebden Bridge March Contest.

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Rachel Taylor, has spoken out about her fight to keep disability benefits

Disabled mother who fought for mobility support backs charity crusade

A DISABLED mother who says she was “penalised for her independence” has spoken out about her fight to keep vital disability benefits, as new research showed people with multiple sclerosis (MS) are losing support at an “alarming” rate.

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Halifax Town Hall

Counter demonstration against Local Plan protest ahead of council meeting

On Thursday (June 21) organisations in Calderdale will be holding a a counter demonstration outside Halifax Town Hall against Craig Whittaker MP and the Conservative and Unionist Group who will themselves be protesting against the Local Plan.
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Vehicle blaze closes M62 near Leeds

All traffic is currently being stopped on the M62 near Leeds following a vehicle fire.
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Bradford City head coach Michael Collins

Halifax-born Collins describes challenge ahead at Bradford City

Former FC Halifax Town midfielder Michael Collins has spoken out asking fans to judge him on results following his shock appointment as Bradford City head coach.
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Go-ahead: �2.6million scheme for Mytholmroyd

Go-ahead for £2.6 million phase of £30 million Mytholmroyd flood scheme

A £2.6 million option that is affordable will form a key part of the £30 million Mytholmroyd flood alleviation scheme because it can be completed sooner – rather than a £10.3 million scheme which would bring greater protection.

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