Halifax MP anger over last bank closure in Sowerby Bridge

The MP of Halifax hit out at Lloyds Banking Group over their plan to close the Halifax bank in Sowerby Bridge, which is the last remaining bank in the town.

Samantha Cooper

Jailed West Yorkshire Police worker ordered to pay back money

A former police worker and a director of a garage who were jailed for a combined total of almost four years have been ordered to pay back over £81,000 between them.

David Paynter

The shoe is now on the other foot for former cricketer David Paynter

David Paynter became disillusioned with life as a professional cricketer but has now returned to the sport with a breakthrough sports shoe. He spoke to business reporter Ismail Mulla.

Robin Tuddenham, chief executive of Calderdale Council.

My Yorkshire: Robin Tuddenham, chief executive of Calderdale Council, on his favourite people and places

Robin Tuddenham is chief executive of Calderdale Council. He moved to Yorkshire in 2010, and has led the redevelopment of the Piece Hall and new Central Library in Halifax. He lives in Todmorden with his wife, Claire.

Gary Taylor from Halifax who is set to run the London Marathon

‘Inspirational’ Halifax man with feeding tube to run London Marathon

A father-of-two from Halifax who survived invasive surgery for a rare tumour in his neck is to run the London Marathon with his feeding tube.

Police incident on Pellon Lane

Traffic stopped in Halifax after safety concerns for young woman on bridge

Traffic was stopped in Halifax town centre after police responded to reports of a concern for safety of a young woman on a bridge.
A Brighouse company has been fined for making unwanted calls

Calderdale green energy company fined for unwanted calls

A Calderdale green energy company has been fined for calling people who were using a service to stop marketing calls.
Black Ferrari and John Elam, inset

£377K confiscated from Halifax drug trafficking ring

A convicted Halifax criminal has been ordered to pay close to £76,000 of his ill-gotten gains, marking the end of a major money laundering investigation.

Benjamin Myers

The Calderdale author vying for historical fiction’s most prestigious prize

He may be represented by the smallest publisher on the shortlist, but author Benjamin Myers is now vying for one of literature’s biggest - and most prestigious - prizes

The hot weather is coming to Calderdale

Is it too hot to work in Calderdale today? Your rights on going home explained

Calderdale is set to sizzle today as temperatures reach 23C but does it ever get too hot to be sent home from work?
Halifax Bank, Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge, will be closed permanantly soon

Halifax bank branch in Sowerby Bridge to be shut down

The Halifax bank in Sowerby Bridge will be closed down as part of a nationwide axing of jobs and branches by the Lloyds Banking Group.
Street market in Brighouse

Final preparations for the first Brighouse artisan market

There’s not long to go until the Brighouse Spring Market returns with a brand new look.

Street begging on the rise in Calderdale

Street begging on the rise in Calderdale towns

Agencies will look at how they can support people after a new report revealed that street begging in towns across Calderdale is on the rise.

Commuters at Halifax train station

Biggest train timetable change for decades: Travellers urged to check times and stops

Calderdale train customers are being urged to check their train times and station stops ahead  of Britain’s biggest train timetable change for decades.


Shibden Hall to close for 17 weeks as filming begins for Sally Wainwright drama

The Shibden Hall has announced dates it will be closed for filming the latest Sally Wainwright drama focusing on the life of Anne Lister.
The new development is located on Parsonage Lane

Over half of apartments now sold at Brighouse retirement complex

A new retired living development in Brighouse has already sold more than 50 per cent of apartments following a sales release last month.


Overnight closures to continue this week on the M62 and M621

DRIVERS will have to take diversions as overnight closures continue this week for ongoing roadworks on the M62 and M621 motorways

How the new bridge from Elland bypass to Stainland Road could look

First look at new highway bridge over the canal from Elland bypass

Plans to build a new highway bridge from Elland bypass over the Calder and Hebble Navigation Canal to Stainland Road will be discussed by council leaders.
Whinney Hill Park

Man arrested as part of Brighouse murder investigation released by police

A man who was arrested by police in connection with a Brighouse murder investigation has been released by police.

Todmorden teenager charged after car hit and injured women in Blackpool

POLICE have charged a Todmorden teenager after three women were injured when a Skoda estate car was driven towards pedestrians in Blackpool on Saturday night.
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