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Date: 8th October 2017.'Picture James Hardisty.'Possible Picture Post.....A Draconid meteors pasing over head in night's sky at Castle Hill, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, just visible through the cloud base last night (Sunday).

A circular route around scenic Castle Hill

The grey skies and ominous clouds that greeted me this past Sunday morning did not exactly fill me with much eager desire to go outside, and as the raindrops started to fall I decided that a short walk, donned head to toe in waterproof clothing, would suffice for the day’s activity, writes Caroline Spalding.

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Out on the wild and windy moors ...

Out on the wild and windy moors ...

Beginning from a small layby north of Hardcastle Crags on the Colne/Widdop road [Ridehalgh Lane]; this week’s 12.5-mile route is a true moorland escape for a fine summer’s day out, writes Caroline Spalding.

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Ripponden to Withins Clough reservoir

Ripponden to Withins Clough reservoir

This week’s 12-mile route is a definite favourite. Following the Calderdale Way [CW] from Ripponden to Withens Clough Reservoir and back again; it’s a beautiful but challenging walk in the current heat!writes Caroline Spalding.

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Valleys and hills starting from West Vale

Valleys and hills starting from West Vale

Continuing to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Calderdale Way [CW], this week’s 11.5-mile route follows the CW from West Vale to Ripponden, returning via the Ryburn Valley and Sowerby Bridge, writes Caroline Spalding.

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