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Letter: Why is Elland is the poor relation in Calderdale?

Why, yet again, is Elland is the poor relation in Calderdale?

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Halifax Minster

Weekend Thought: Contentment is a difficult attitude to learn

One day a fisherman was enjoying the warmth of the afternoon sun with his line cast out into the sparkling blue surf. A businessman walked by and asked why he was fishing instead of making a living for himself and his family.

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Horton House, Halifax

Letter: I hope tulip tree survives

The proposed alterations for Horton House featured in the Courier (January 12) to create a new extension of the Westgate shopping arcade.

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Victoria Theatre, Halifax

Letter: Great show had something for all

A big thank you to Halifax Amateur Operatic Society and Halifax Amateur Theatre Youth for a fabulous show, Memories from the Musicals, last Saturday evening.

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Piece Hall, Halifax

Letter: Piece Hall is such a missed opportunity

How I agree with Ruth Moorhouse (Too much cash on wrong ideas - Halifax Courier, April 27).

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Halifax Minster

Weekend Thought: The first day of rest of our lives

The story is told of a little girl who went to visit her great-grandmother.

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Piece Hall, Halifax

Letter: Like a little piece of Italy in Yorkshire

Last Saturday I visited The Piece Hall and was most impressed.

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Joe Wharfe and Katie Briggs with baby Henry Richard Wharfe

Letter: Thanks to ‘amazing’ midwives

Joe Wharfe and Katie Briggs are pictured following the birth of baby Henry Richard Wharfe, weighing 7lb 7oz, born the same day as the Royal baby.

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Halifax Minster

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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