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New study reveals what makes the perfect typical Christmas Day

New study reveals what makes the perfect typical Christmas Day

Breakfast at 8.54am, opening presents at 10.06am, dinner by 1.36pm and settling down for a 3.48pm nap makes up the perfect typical Christmas Day, according to new research by specialist lender Together.

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Here’s how much exercise is needed to burn off Christmas Day calories

Here’s how much exercise is needed to burn off Christmas Day calories

Greedy Brits will have to spend up to 13 hours doing rigorous exercise to burn off their Christmas Day calories alone, according to a leading health and fitness website.

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Tesco customers across Halifax have donated 2,272 meals this Christmas

Tesco customers across Halifax have donated 2,272 meals this Christmas

Thousands of meals have been provided to people in need this Christmas thanks to customer donations at Tesco stores across Halifax.

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Santa Claus to consume a staggering 25,050 mince pies in Calderdale this Christmas

Santa Claus to consume a staggering 25,050 mince pies in Calderdale this Christmas

Santa’s famous red suit will be straining at the seams this Christmas thanks to the generosity of boys and girls in Calderdale.

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Calderdale Rotary amazed at response to this year’s Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Calderdale Rotary amazed at response to this year’s Christmas Shoebox Appeal

The festive elves at the Rotary clubs throughout Calderdale are once again amazed at the response over the last seven weeks to its Christmas Community Shoebox Appeal.

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Brighouse company supplies £200 food bank haul just in time for Christmas day

Brighouse company supplies £200 food bank haul just in time for Christmas day

A card payments company based in Brighouse has rallied around to provide almost £200 of food for those in need across its local community this Christmas.

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Halifax Paralympian joins celebrations for 50 years of Christingle

Halifax Paralympian joins celebrations for 50 years of Christingle

A gold medal winning Paralympic star is encouraging people from across Halifax and West Yorkshire to attend one of three special services for the 50th anniversary of The Children’s Society Christingle.

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These are the chemists which are open over Christmas and New Year in Calderdale

These are the chemists which are open over Christmas and New Year in Calderdale

Most pharmacies in Calderdale are closed on December 25 and 26, and January 1, 2019, but some are open if you need health advice quickly.

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Minster Choristers heading to Piece Hall for Christmas Carols round the tree

Minster Choristers heading to Piece Hall for Christmas Carols round the tree

The voices of Halifax Minster’s choir will ring out on Christmas Eve, as choristers gather round the Piece Hall Christmas tree.

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Here are the most popular Christmas-related online searches for 2018

Here are the most popular Christmas-related online searches for 2018

We are now well and truly into the Christmas season with festivities influencing everything we do – including online searches.

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for