Here's why there was a mysterious bright light above Halifax last night

A bright light shone above Halifax last night with many thinking it could be a police helicopter or even something out of this world.

Kevin Brooksbank shared a video he took of the light and said "it is not moving and not making a sound, never seen anything like this before."

Kevin Brooksbank sent in this picture of the mysterious light above Halifax

Kevin Brooksbank sent in this picture of the mysterious light above Halifax

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The mysterious light was actually part of filming for Channel 4 drama Ackley Bridge, which is filmed in and around Halifax.

A night shoot took place for the TV show yesterday on West Bank, Illingworth, with a light on a crane illuminating the street.

Filming is currently taking place across Halifax for series three of the Channel 4 drama.

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Cameras have already been spotted in Westgate Arcade and Halifax Borough Market in the town centre over the last few weeks.