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Weekend Thought: We think we know what's best

Tommy Bolt, winner of the 1958 US Open, tells a story of something that happened during one of his golf tournaments.

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Halifax Swimming Baths

Letter: Shopping like it’s 1899 ...

Sheffield has its tree fiasco but Halifax has its shopping fiasco.

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Traffic at Hipperholme

Letter: Conflicting priorities over transport

Our politicians have conflicting policies. A fortune is being spent on facilities in Halifax and on the Salterhebble road widening scheme to encourage tourism, and then local residents are being advised to get on their bikes.

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Halifax Minster

Weekend Thought: The empty egg

Eight year old Luke had a serious health problem which was growing worse. His teacher was concerned his classmates might stop identifying with him as they became more aware of his condition.

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More priority for cyclists in roads spending

Letter: More priority for cyclists in roads spending

Last week’s announcement about extra funding for dealing with potholes across Calderdale’s road network is, indeed, welcomed by the cycling community, despite being ‘too little, too late’, to quote Cycling UK.

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How Halifax station will look after the work

Letter: Station plan is great but who’s funding it?

Hadrag says that the new plans for Halifax station must be ‘future proof’. Well if it exceeds 20-30 years, Calderdale Council will consider it’s had its day and either let it fall into disrepair or pull it down.
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Salterhebble Hill

Letter: Council needs to get grip of road safety issues

I refer to the multi million pound scheme in the Salterhebble Hill area and around Calderdale Royal Hospital, which is supposed to improve traffic flows.
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Halifax Minster

Weekend Thought: Show some grace

The story is told of two small county judges who both got stopped for speeding on the same day.
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Elland Town Centre

Letter: Giving town an important boost

David Collins who wrote to you last week needs to be a little more upfront and reveal his true colours; he is in fact the prospective Conservative councillor for Elland in May.

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Litter problems

Letter: I’m genuinely ashamed by litter disgrace

I often walk through Lowfields Business Estate in Elland during the week and have done so for the last two years.

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Weekend thought with Canon Stephen Bradberry

Weekend thought: Family should be the place where we feel secure

A little girl was sitting and watching her mother wash the dishes.

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Parking

Letter: Major parking problem on Halifax road

In reply to Peter Firth’s letter (Courier, February 9) about parking in Nursery Lane, I didn’t realise how bad this problem was until I had to endure this obstacle course myself.

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Sowerby Bridge pool

Letter: Look after our excellent pool

As usual, on Tuesday lunchtime I went for a swim at Sowerby Bridge swimming pool and was horrified to see teaching staff from a local primary school walking up and down the side of the pool in outdoor boots.

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Hope Mytholmroyd regains its cosiness

Letter: Hope Mytholmroyd regains its cosiness

This is just my personal opinion and in no way am I complaining or moaning because I’m aware how important it is to protect our beautiful village of Mytholmroyd from future flooding but after walking around the village this afternoon and noticing all the trees that have been cut down it’s saddened me about our village’s appearance and it’s becoming very apparent just how scruffy and mismatched the village is.

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Halifax Minster

Weekend Thought: Let’s focus on own flaws before others

Have you ever been guilty of looking at others your own age and thinking, ‘Surely I can’t look that old?’

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Brighouse

Letter: Brighouse will suffer under plan

Months after the consultation on the Local Plan finished, our Labour council leaders have confirmed what we knew all along: that Brighouse and Rastrick will be forced to accommodate the majority of the borough’s housing allocation.

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Recycling gets blown around on windy days, creating litter, says Coun Andrew Tagg

Letter: Prevent litter as result of recycling

The terrible impact plastic waste is having on our rivers and oceans has focused most of us on how we can make a difference.

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Halifax Minster

Weekend Thought with Canon Stephen Bradberry

Next Tuesday is Shrove Tuesday and is the day before Lent starts.

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Letter:Inconsiderate drivers at drop off

Letter:Inconsiderate drivers at drop off

May I express my concern over the stupidity of parents dropping their children off at Trinity Academy.

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Letter: Chaos for motorists

Letter: Chaos for motorists

Once again our inept council cause chaos for motorists. I refer to the 3 Ways Centre in Nursery Lane.

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