Hebden Bridge named coolest place to live in Britain

A national newspaper survey has named Hebden Bridge as the coolest place to live in Britain.

Tuesday, 19th March 2013, 9:59 am
Height of cool: Hebden Bridge

The report published today (Tuesday) in The Times cites the town’s music scene, artists, New Agers and gay-friendly nature as the reasons why Hebden Bridge has topped the poll of coolest places to live.

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The Trades Club is highlighted as a particular attraction in a town described as home to “creative types and those with a hippy streak”.

The news has been welcomed by people in the town, with many saying it’s a great advert for the upper Calder Valley.

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