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Reasons to pay a visit to the Calderdale Industrial Museum in Halifax

On a recent trip to Halifax, I visited the Calderdale Industrial Museum.

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Calderdale Royal Hospital

Hundreds of days a month lost to bed blocking at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust, according to figures

On an average day at the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust, 24 beds are occupied by patients who no longer need to stay in hospital, according to figures from NHS England.

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The nursery has teamed up with Rastrick Hall and Grange

Rastrick project brings the young and old together

Youngsters at Smarties Nursery, based at Rastrick High School, have embarked on a project to visit care home residents at Rastrick Hall and Grange on a weekly basis, to enjoy activities which are for the old and the young at heart.

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Victorian Craft beer cafe in Halifax

Victorian cafe is named Pub of the Year

Members of CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale) Halifax and Calderdale have voted revealed its Pub of the Year award to the Victorian Craft Beer Cafe.

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Thomson Reuters and the Community Foundation gave grants

Group tackling isolation is back thanks to grants

Café Culture, which helps tackle isolation, was under threat of closure. But thanks to grants from Thomson Reuters and the Community Foundation for Calderdale, it is back.

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Calder High pupils paid a visit to Selwyn College, Cambridge

High flying pupils take at trip to Cambridge University

Ten talented Calder High School Sixth Form pupils have been selected for a new academic scheme, the ‘Thomson Reuters Route’, that has enabled them to travel to Selwyn College, Cambridge, to get a taste of university life first-hand.
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Calderdale College's new Digi Hub

Calderdale College set to launch £1.5m Digi Hub in September 2018

Calderdale College is undertaking a seven-figure project to create a new state-of-the-art Digital and Creative Industries Centre (Digi Hub) in time for September 2018, helping to prepare students for employment in the exciting and fast-developing world of digital and creative industries.

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Simon on his recent trip to Ghana

Brighouse company teaches children importance of learning first aid

A Brighouse company is going from strength to strength in its efforts to teach children all about first aid.

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The show has been developed by producer Rebecca Papworth, director Paul Murphy, composer Anthony Davey and James Wilthew from Air Frames

Calderdale talent will shine on screen in new BBC series

A Hebden Bridge production company will see its first credit on screens across the country tonight (Friday).
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Flashback to the street in its heyday

Lost Hebden Bridge street could be brought back to life

The Hebden Bridge lane once known as High Street was home for scores of families until the bulldozers arrived in the 1960s and razed all the buildings to the ground.
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Rishworth dancer Lilly Stead

Six-year-old Rishworth dancer to represent England on global stage

A six-year-old dancer from Rishworth is to help represent England at the prestigious Dance World Cup in Spain.

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One of last year's winners with TV presenter George Clarke

Good causes in Calderdale could win a share of £250,000 prize fund

Local community groups can apply for a share of £250,000, available through Jewson Building Better Communities.

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Kate Lycett exhibition at Heart Gallery

Celebrating the beauty of the Calder Valley at new exhibition

A colourful exhibition is opening at Heart Gallery in Hebden Bridge.

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Hebden Bridge School is becoming a four-day, flexi-time school from September

Calderdale school will open for four days a week from September

Hebden Bridge School is becoming a four-day, flexi-time school from September.

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A Spring lamb visited children at Heptonstall School

Baa-rilliant visit from special guest at Heptonstall School

Heptonstall School are holding a Name the Spring Lamb competition in aid of the Leeds Children’s Transplant Team.

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Yorkshire Ambulance Service has launched a life-saving app

Ambulance Service launches life-saving app: How many defibrillators are in Calderdale?

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) NHS Trust is launching a life-saving app which maps all the 1,288 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) across the county.

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Staff and parents at The Ark Nursery in Mytholmroyd were very pleased to keep the nurserys outstanding rating for a third time

Calderdale nursery keeps its outstanding rating from Ofsted for third time

The Ark Private Day Nursery in Mytholmroyd has plenty to celebrate after once again being judged ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted following a visit by inspectors.
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The Key Safe Company

Stores prove to be a vital defence against future flooding

Mechanical access solutions firm The Key Safe Company has provided Mytholmroyd with a donation of key safes, ensuring the entire community has immediate access to vital flood defence equipment whenever needed.

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Faith PR is based in Brighouse

Brighouse PR agency makes shortlist in prestigious awards

A PR and communications agency in Brighouse has been shortlisted for a prestigious creative and media industry award.

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Pure Pet Food shortlisted twice at the Yorkshire Business Masters Awards

Pure Pet Food shortlisted twice at the Yorkshire Business Masters Awards

A West Vale based natural pet food manufacturers has been shortlisted twice at the Yorkshire Business Master Awards.

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