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Exclusive: Archbishop’s intervention could finally end Yorkshire devolution stalemate

A possible solution to Yorkshire’s long-running devolution stalemate that could see a region-wide mayor elected by May 2020 has emerged after an intervention by the Archbishop of York, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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Town Hall Dental chooses charity

Following on from a successful charity fundraiser, Brighouse-based dental practice Town Hall Dental has announced plans to launch their own charity.

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Gas firm issues timely warning

Gas firm issues timely warning

With falling temperatures and wet weather signalling the run up to winter. Halifax-based heating and gas specialists Thompson’s Gas have issued warnings to homeowners about the risks of the impending freezing conditions.

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Firm switches on to high voltage week-long fundraising drive

High voltage electrical engineering firm Smith Brothers has announced it will be hosting a week-long fundraising event, in an ambitious bid to raise more than £1000 for three different charities.

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Fury as rail passengers handed biggest fare increase for five years

A Calderdale passenger lobby group has slammed Northern Rail for implementing the biggest hike in rail fares for five years while services remain overcrowded.

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Business focus with Lee Kenny founder of Snowflake Media

This week’s Business Focus is with Lee Kenny, founder of Snowflake Media, a social media company helping small business owners leverage the internet.

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Truck driver sniffs out new career with established animal business

Truck driver sniffs out new career with established animal business

An animal loving heavy goods vehicle driver is the latest new franchisee to join award-winning business The Dog Walker.

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The People's Powerhouse project was founded by Jo Miller and Tracy Fishwick

Citizens assembly could put people at the heart of Northern Powerhouse concept, says report

A ‘CITIZENS assembly’ for the North similar to those in Canada and Ireland could help involve people in the democratic process in a devolved Yorkshire, according to a report published today.

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SLIDESHOW: The best in the business at Courier awards

The best in the business were celebrated at the 2017 Halifax Courier Business Awards.

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Business Focus: Nick Howard, Limehouse

Business Focus: Nick Howard, Limehouse

This week’s Business Focus is with Nick Howard, owner of Limehouse, a production company based at the Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre in Halifax.

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Calderdale Heritage Museum: We’re back in business and celebrating fantastic heritage

A celebration of the skills and innovation that made the area world leaders, Calderdale Industrial Museum is back in business.

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Golden Ticket chances to win shopping vouchers in Halifax

WIN: £500 of shopping vouchers to be won when you visit Halifax

IT'S going to be a very merry Christmas for lucky visitors to Halifax this year with hundreds of pounds of shopping vouchers up for grabs in three Golden Ticket free entry draws.

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Bottle store: Gin Lane  is also opening a retail shop

Two more new shops - and Halifax Piece Hall’s retail space is now two thirds full

Two more new businesses open their doors at The Piece Hall in Halifax ahead of the Grade I Listed building’s first festive season following an extensive and award-winning restoration.

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Bad weather doesn't deter shoppers in Halifax

Small Business Saturday returns to Calderdale

Businesses in Calderdale are getting ready to celebrate Small Business Saturday this weekend.

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Six months of disruption: M621 in Leeds to be shut overnight for upgrades

Six months of disruption: M621 in Leeds to be shut overnight for upgrades

Motorists in Leeds will face disruption on a major commuter route as work is carried out to upgrade part of the M621 motorway.

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Yorkshire Water to use drones to target leaks

Utilities provider Yorkshire Water is to take to the skies to try and prevent leaks and blockages before they happen by using drones and even satellites to identify problem areas.

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Paul Matthews from First, Alex Hornby from Transdev, Dave Pearson from the WYCA and Jonathan Woodhouse from Arriva.

Multi-million pound bus investment bids to keep Leeds and West Yorkshire on move

West Yorkshire’s three biggest bus operators today revealed the eye-watering cost of their efforts to keep the county on the move.

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Business Focus: David Heap

This week’s Business Focus is with David Heap, a senior partner at Walker Singleton chartered surveyors, based on Lister Lane.

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Halifax MP Holly Lynch says the 2017 Budget does not deliver for the town

Holly Lynch MP criticises Budget - ‘it doesn’t deliver for Halifax’ she says

Halifax MP Holly Lynch has criticised the Conservative Government’s Budget delivered on Wednesday for failing to provide additional funds for local services.

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Budget 2017: Hammond and May put on united front on visit to Leeds College of Building

Chancellor Philip Hammond today threw down the gauntlet to Yorkshire’s cities to show him plans for high value transport schemes after his Budget was criticised in the region for focusing on areas with metro mayors.

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