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Buying memories: Pleasure Island comes under the hammer

For generations of Yorkshire holidaymakers, it was their summer playground.

Marie and Mollys hats worn by mourners

Hats for Emmerdale “funeral” a dream for milliners

Mother and daughter milliners Marie Flannagan and Molly Bunce are seeing more of their magnificent hat creations embraced by the world of entertainment.

Well stocked: The Grayston Unity is one of the bars that has lead the way as one of Halifax's popular real ale bars.

Welcome to Halifax: 'The Shoreditch of the North'

The evolution of Halifax town centre into a hip and happening social hub has seen it nicknamed 'the Shoreditch of the north' by a national newspaper.
Helen and Chris Daykin with their daughters Pearl and Iris

Halifax children left alone with body of their dead dad for 24 hours

The head of a charity helping a Halifax woman campaign for improvements to child welfare in schools wants a change in the law.

Three lanes of M62 near Huddersfield closed after crash

Three lanes of M62 near Huddersfield closed after crash

There are currently long delays on the M62 eastbound after a crash.
The Prime Minister in Brighouse

Prime Minister Theresa May helps launch Calderdale Conservative election campaign

The Prime Minister Theresa May has helped launch the Conservative local election campaign in Calderdale with a visit to Brighouse.

Wayne Barker

Judge reduces Rastrick Facebook groomer's prison sentence

A Rastrick man who paid a teenage boy with cigarettes and tobacco after "grooming" him over Facebook has had his three-year jail sentence cut by nine months.
The KFC outlet on Haley Hill, Halifax.

KFC's chicken crisis hits Halifax

Neither of Halifax's KFC outlets will open today due to a shortage of chicken.
Weather forecast

WEATHER ALERT: Big freeze to bring risk of 'significant snow' to Yorkshire

Freezing cold winds from Siberia are set to sweep across the UK bring the risk of 'significant snow', forecasters warn.
Coroner's appeal

Appeal for help after death of Halifax pensioner

Coroners are appealing for help to find relatives of a Halifax man after his death.

Calderdale Council is facing funding problems

Calderdale Council facing child services funding crisis with £3.5m overspend forecast

Financially-stretched councils across Yorkshire are collectively set to overspend by more than £34m on services for vulnerable and at-risk children this year, new analysis has revealed.

Burnley magistrates

Drink-driving nursing student caught travelling at speed

A Todmorden nursing assistant found over the drink-drive limit had drunk two pints of cider, a court heard.
Celebration: Hitting target means Year 6 pupils have the new-state-of-the-art classroom

Mill Bank school’s £10,000 mission accomplished

Mission accomplished - it’s thumbs up from pupils at St Mary’s Junior and Infant School at Mill Bank as, with a little help from their friends, they have hit a bumper £10,000 fundraising target.

Karen Matthews

Shannon Matthews: How the timeline of a hoax kidnapping unfolded 10 years ago in West Yorkshire

It's the case which gripped Yorkshire - and over the course of several weeks, an entire community came to realise how the kidnapping of Shannon Matthews had been faked.

Students with their design

Rubber bands concept helps to put Calderdale students among world’s best

A team of Art and Design students from Kirklees College reached the final of a global enterprise competition by creating an unusual product idea using rubber bands.

Brighouse and Rastrick Band

Chance to watch Brighouse and Rastrick Band ahead of regional contest

The Brighouse and Rastrick Band, the current National Champions of Great Britain, will be hosting an open rehearsal on Tuesday 27 February at the Central Methodist Church in Brighouse in preparation for their participation at the Yorkshire Regionals contest the weekend after.

Whats on
Bid to improve Finkil Street park in Hove Edge

Fight continues against vandals leaving syringes, condoms and sex toys in Calderdale park

A firends group has been set up to improve facilities at a Calderdale park after residents complained of anti-social behaviour and 'syringes, condoms and sex toys' being left in the area.
The Environment Agency is targeting their latest campaign towards younger people

Environment Agency warns intense flooding is set to become more frequent

The Environment Agency has warned that intense bouts of flooding are set to become more frequent due to climate change.
Upper Heights Road, Thornton, Bradford. Image: Google.

Man dies after becoming trapped in farm machinery in Bradford

A MAN  has died after becoming trapped in farm machinery in Bradford, police said today.

Bid for Halifax Monopoly game

Halifax closes the gap in Monopoly race as voting deadline is extended

Halifax has closed the gap in the race to have its own Monopoly game as organisers announce that the voting deadline has been extended.

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