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Halifax closes the gap in bid to get its own Monopoly game

It's time to get voting as the latest figures revealed that Huddersfield is edging Halifax in its bid to get its very own Monopoly game.

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Andy Paterson, of the Halifax Wine Company soon after the launch of the Halifax Wine Company

Final toast for Halifax Wine company as bosses cut back business

A wine company based in Halifax town centre has decided to close part of its business after 24 years in the wine trade.
Business
Marshalls in Elland

Elland-based Marshalls outperforming the construction sector

Paving specialist Marshalls said it is outperforming the rest of the sector as revenues jumped 8 per cent to £430m in 2017.

Business
The rescue in Hebden Bridge

Mountain volunteers rescue ill man from woods in Hebden Bridge

A walker had to be stretchered across several fields after he became ill during a trip through woods in Hebden Bridge.
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Police Appeal

Pensioner has phone and handbag taken in Brighouse doorstep robbery

Detectives in Calderdale are appealing for help after a pensioner was robbed on her own doorstep as she returned from the shops.
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Jailed: Jordan thackray

Leeds man 'brutally and intentionally killed Jessica' - Investigating officer into Halifax murder

A senior investigating officer in the murder of a Halifax mum-of-two said a Leeds man 'brutally and intentionally killed' her.
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Jessica King, left, and inset Jordan Thackray

Leeds man jailed for life for murder of Halifax mum Jessica King

A jealous 28-year-old who strangled his partner to death at the Halifax home where she lived with their two young children has been jailed for life for her murder today (Friday).
Crime
Settlement feed paid out by Calderdale Council

Calderdale Council forks out £250,000 in settlement fees

Calderdale Council has forked out more than a quarter of a million pounds in settlement agreements over the last four years.

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Leader of the Conservative Group in Calderdale Councillor Scott Benton

'Taxpayers to fill financial black hole' - reaction to six per cent Council Tax hike

The leader of the Conservative group in Calderdale has reacted to the budget proposals saying that taxpayers are being expected to fill a huge black hole in Council finances.

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Calderdale Royal Hospital and inset director of estates, Lesley Hill

Hospital visitors cough up nearly £3million in car parking charges

Visitors to Calderdale Royal Hospital have forked out nearly £3m in parking charges over the last five years.

Health
Crash in 20mph zone

20mph zone car smash concerns in Calderdale

Mytholmroyd residents have grown more concerned with speeding in their area after a parked car was written off on a 20mph road in Mytholmroyd.

Crime
Calder Valley MP Craig Whittaker and halifax MP Holly Lynch

They speak for you – but how loud are Calderdale MP's voices in Parliament?

They are paid to be your voice in Parliament - and it seems Calderdale's MP’s aren’t afraid to make theirs heard.

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Proposed site in Dryclough Close for a new car park at Calderdale Royal Hospital

House demolition plan to create new car park at Calderdale Royal hospital

An application to create a new car park at Calderdale Royal Hospital has been submitted to Calderdale Council's planning department.

Health
Could Halifax get its own Monopoly game?

Could a Halifax Monopoly game be hitting the shelves this year?

Halifax and Huddersfield will battle it out to land the very next themed MONOPOLY game to be made for The North of England.
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Firefighters rescue cat stuck in tree in Elland

Firefighters avoid a cat-astrophe as they rescue feline stuck in tree for 24 hours

The RSPCA had to call in the help of firefighters to rescue a cat in torrential rain after the animal got stuck in a tree for 24 hours.
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Strain of emergency services

Halifax doctor warns cold snap likely to put further strain on emergency services

The cold snap is likely to put a further strain on accident and emergency services already dealing with raised levels of flu and norovirus, NHS England has warned.

Health
Katelyn Dawson, inset, and the scene of the crash

Inquest opened into death of Brighouse dancer killed in car crash

An inquest opened today (Weds) into the death of a 15-year-old schoolgirl who was killed when a car ploughed into a bus stop as she waited for a bus to school.

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Leader of Calderdale Council Councillor Tim Swift

Residents face Council Tax hike and rise in cost of services

Calderdale residents face a price hike in Council Tax for 2018-19 and could end up paying more for Council services in budget plans revealed by leaders.
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New travellers site revealed for Calderdale

Potential gypsy and traveller site revealed for Calderdale

A potential gypsy and travellers site in Calderdale has been revealed as part of the Council's Local Plan vision.
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