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Puzzle Hall Crowdfunder hits target as £350,000 bid to buy Sowerby Bridge inn moves forward

The Puzzle Hall Community Pub have hit their “Be a part of the Puzzle” Crowdfunder target, taking their bid to buy, renovate and keep the Sowerby Bridge inn as a community asset forward.

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Caught on camera: Do you know them?

Do you know any of these people? These CCTV images have been released by police in Calderdale of people they would like to speak to.

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The Midnight Walk has already raised a staggering 85,042

Overgate Hospice thanks Midnight Walkers for raising over £85,000

The tenth annual Overgate Hospice Midnight Walk took place just over two months ago and, with sponsorship still coming in; the event has already raised a staggering £85,042.
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Frank Bruno, centre, at the book signing for Let Me Be Frank at Onlineauthentic Limited, Halifax Piece Hall, with Rick Berry, left, and Martin Bates, right

Boxer Frank Bruno in champion form as he visits Halifax

Former world heavyweight boxing champion Frank Bruno, centre, pictured with Rick Berry, left, and Martin Bates, was in Halifax last Saturday.

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Cheers: The crowd loving it when the Christmas lights were switched on in Halifax last year

Halifax Christmas lights switch-on event this Saturday is set to be bigger and better than ever

The Borough Market’s Victorian Christmas also adds an exotic air to proceedings when Halifax’s Christmas Lights are switched on this Saturday.

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Inspirational: Claire with the award. Lord Lloyd Webber, right

Lord Lloyd Webber: inspirational Piece Hall ‘puts Halifax on a par with major cities in Europe’

Halifax Piece Hall’s Claire Slattery has won a major national award for her work on the restoration and reopening of the Grade I listed building.

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The Council has 18,200 tonnes of salt stored for winter and grits 575km of roads across Calderdale using a fleet of 15 gritters

New approach to gritting aims to keep Calderdale moving in winter

Calderdale Council is preparing for winter to keep the borough safe and moving if there is ice or snow.
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Work building the new Lidl store has thrown businesses into crisis, say shop owners

Store construction puts Halifax Road, Todmorden, businesses into crisis

Road restrictions put in place while the new Lidl store on Halifax Road is built are putting local businesses at risk, say owners.

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Adrian Broadhead, manager of ATIK & Vinyl (left) is proud to regain the award

Halifax club re-awarded White Ribbon status as safe venue

A Halifax club has retained its award for commitment to customer safety and for taking a stand against violence.
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Brighouse Victorian Christmas Market 2016. Pictures by Steven Lord

Thousands expected to visit Brighouse Christmas Market

Thousands of visitors will be in Brighouse this weekend to see the Christmas market and Christmas lights switch-on.

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Business owners discuss plans for Brighouse town centre

Business owners in Brighouse have discussed whether the town should adopt the Business Improvement District (BID) model.

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Ferney Lee School pupils are staging their Christmas production at the Hippodrome Theatre, Todmorden

Ferney Lee children set to deliver Christmas drama at Todmorden’s Hippodrome Theatre

Children from Todmorden’s Ferney Lee Primary School will deliver a dramatic performance at the town’s Hippodrome Theatre this Christmas with matinee and evening performances.

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Pictured from the left are Todmorden Talking Newspaper chairman John Taylor, Chris Bryning, a former employer of Douglas, Douglas Whittaker himself and chairman of Todmorden 41 Club Godfrey Pickles. Picture courtesy of Barry Sutcliffe

Todmorden WW2 Sicily veteran Douglas is special guest

Members of Todmorden 41 Club welcomed second world war veteran Douglas Whittaker as special guest at their meeting early in November.

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Big day: A Queen and Princess keep an eye on proceedings

Make a date to be Todmorden Carnival Queen or Princess for the event’s 65th anniversary

The search is on for next year’s Todmorden Carnival Queen and Princesses, who will be in post for a very special year.

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The pupils that took part enjoyed the event

School Life: Leaders set up successful cross country event

Higher Sports Leader students were challenged on a wild and blustery day to a create a Cross Country event for 241 partner primary school students.

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Watches delivered by drone in West Yorkshire

A West Yorkshire watch firm has delivered its first timepieces by drone.

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Claire Slattery at The Piece Hall

First national award for Piece Hall as Andrew Lloyd Webber names Claire Slattery overall ‘Angel’ winner - and says it puts Halifax on par with major European cities

Halifax Piece Hall’s Claire Slattery has won a major award for her work on the restoration and reopening of the beautiful Grade I listed building which is a jewel in Calderdale’s crown.

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Cannabis plants were discovered at the property in Shelf

Cannabis farm busted in Halifax

Police have seized just short of 200 cannabis plants from an address in Shelf.
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The eight day trip took in sights in Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York City

School Life: Group took trip of a lifetime to United States

Just before half-term, 60 year 12 and 13 students along with six members of staff embarked on an eight day trip to the USA.

Education

SLIDESHOW: Festive fun for all at Mytholmroyd Christmas light switch-on

The festive season got off to a cracking start in Mytholmroyd at the annual Christmas light switch-on last weekend.

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