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TRAVEL REVIEW: Fun for everyone at Butlins Skegness

The school holidays are ideal for making family memories - and you can’t go wrong with an action-packed short break at Butlins in Skegness.

Police incident on Pellon Lane

Traffic stopped in Halifax after safety concerns for young woman on bridge

Traffic was stopped in Halifax town centre after police responded to reports of a concern for safety of a young woman on a bridge.

Caught on camera: Do you know these people?

These CCTV images have been released by police in Calderdale of people they would like to speak.

A Brighouse company has been fined for making unwanted calls

Calderdale green energy company fined for unwanted calls

A Calderdale green energy company has been fined for calling people who were using a service to stop marketing calls.
Halifax Courier Community Spirit Awards 2015 at Berties, Elland. Arts and Culture Award. From the left, host Clare Frisby, winners from Verd de Gris Sharod Marsden, Jeff Turner, Natalie Speake and sponsor from The New \Hobbit Chris Smith.

Funding boost for creative arts group

Verd de gris arts has been awarded £1,600 from Community Foundation for Calderdale for their What Remains project.

Black Ferrari and John Elam, inset

£377K confiscated from Halifax drug trafficking ring

A convicted Halifax criminal has been ordered to pay close to £76,000 of his ill-gotten gains, marking the end of a major money laundering investigation.


Experts warn of ‘toxic plume’ ahead of hottest April day for nearly 70 years

A ‘toxic plume’ has made its may to Britain from the continent and officials are warning people to stay indoors, putting a dampener on the sizzling temperatures.

Flashback to the street in its heyday

Lost Hebden Bridge street could be brought back to life

The Hebden Bridge lane once known as High Street was home for scores of families until the bulldozers arrived in the 1960s and razed all the buildings to the ground.
Wool Stories: The Felted Mill features an eye-catching collection of textile creations inspired by and paying tribute to the citys industrial heritage.

Leeds Industrial Museum exhibits new material masterpieces inspired by the city’s industrial heritage

Leeds Industrial Museum have just unveiled a new exhibition named ‘Wool Stories: The Felted Mill’, which features an eye-catching collection of textile creations inspired by and paying tribute to the city’s industrial heritage.

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Don't fall for the scam.

Yorkshire police force issues telephone scam warning - and tells residents how to avoid becoming a victim

Police have issued a warning about a telephone scam which has been used to target hundreds of people across the country.


WEATHER: When will it be hottest in Yorkshire today?

If you’re wondering what’s on the menu for tonight’s grub, the weather might just have made up your mind.

One of last year's winners with TV presenter George Clarke

Good causes in Calderdale could win a share of £250,000 prize fund

Local community groups can apply for a share of £250,000, available through Jewson Building Better Communities.

Clockwise from top left: Wayne Carter, 38, Elizabeth Roose, 57, Pauline Roose, 77, Freya Greenwood, two months, and Paige Carter, 21.

And baby Freya makes five!

A family from Illingworth are celebrating the addition of a fifth generation to their tribe.

Gordon Semple performs during the Buskathon at Skircoat Green Post Office, raising money for a defibrilator

Fundraising buskathon in Skircoat Green hailed “huge success”

A dozen acts performed at a special Buskathon outside Skircoat Green Post Office to help raise funds for a new community defibrillator.

The Piece Hall, Halifax

Halifax's Piece Hall announces plans for Tour de Yorkshire send-off

A day of cycling celebrations and family fun will take place at The Piece Hall in Halifax to mark the final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire, one of the UK’s biggest professional cycling races, which will see the peloton depart from the Grade I listed building on Sunday 6th May.

Hebden Bridge School is becoming a four-day, flexi-time school from September

Calderdale school will open for four days a week from September

Hebden Bridge School is becoming a four-day, flexi-time school from September.

Benjamin Myers

The Calderdale author vying for historical fiction’s most prestigious prize

He may be represented by the smallest publisher on the shortlist, but author Benjamin Myers is now vying for one of literature’s biggest - and most prestigious - prizes

The hot weather is coming to Calderdale

Is it too hot to work in Calderdale today? Your rights on going home explained

Calderdale is set to sizzle today as temperatures reach 23C but does it ever get too hot to be sent home from work?
The six donut metaphors present the most common unhealthy tyre conditions in a clear, visual way, helping with the difficulties of at-home tyre checks.

Warning to drivers: ‘Donut ignore the signs’

The confusion over what to look and feel for when routinely checking tyres for signs of conditions is not unfamiliar.


Anti-social youths seen in the Piece Hall set to appear in court

Two youths who were seen as part of group on social media causing anti-social behaviour in the Piece Hall will appear in court

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