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Echoes of the past: Where was this cart travelling to?

There have been a few changes since this photograph was taken. Looking at the road surface of what is Bradford Road, outside the small row of shops which today would includes M & A Locks. There is no sign of the tramcar tracks, which were laid for the first tramcar of 1904.

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Warren House Barn, Warren House Lane - �220,000 (Benjamin Fitzpatrick 01484 711331)

Charming Grade II listed barn conversion

A delightful stone built semi-detached barn conversion situated within a small hamlet of similar properties.

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This photo was taken on 2 July 1968 and shows just how bad the flooding was on that mid-summers day

Echoes of the past: Unusual summer flooding in Bailiff Bridge

I like many other residents in the Wakefield Road area leading down into Bailiff Bridge will have received a letter from Yorkshire Water.

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Angling isn't quite the catch it used to be for youngsters.

FAMILY COLUMN: Getting the kids hooked on the joys of fishing

In this day of smartphones, tablets, PCs, games consoles and big tellies, they reckon traditional pastimes will soon be a thing of the past.

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Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

As a keen tennis fan, I’m all too aware that Wimbledon fortnight represents my best chance to convert casual fans to my favourite sport.
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Pupils from Hipperholme infants school in 1929

Echoes of the past: Fondly remembering school days

I am sure most of us will remember the day the school photographer arrived to take the annual photograph.

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The Old Three Nuns at Cooper Bridge

Echoes of the past: History of The Three Nuns at Cooper Bridge

The Three Nuns at Cooper Bridge, known since 2014 as Miller and Carter’s Steakhouse will be a familiar sight.

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We're a family of three, and just fine with it - thanks very much!

COLUMNIST: When’s the next one? None of your business!

“She’s a beauty,” the lady next to me smiles, as we watch my three-year-old running and giggling around the garden in the sunshine.

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Skoda

Sadly it is goodbye Skoda Yeti RIP

THE mighty Volkswagen Group managed to accomplish one of the motor industry's major success stories by developing Skoda from a joke company into one of the world's leading and most respected automobile manufacturers.

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Healey Wood Road, Brighouse - �239,950 (Benjamin Fitzpatrick 01484 711331)

Four bedroom semi-detached family home

Large rear garden with decking area enjoying stunning open views

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Back row (left to right): Kevin Wood, David Holmes, Terry Moon and Robert Haigh. Front row (left to right): Paul Walmsley, Samuel Tyndall and Simon Mayes.

Echoes of the past: Do you know when this was taken?

Every now and then I discover a photograph that has lots of names and the group they all represent written on the back, but find the photographer has forgotten to date it. This is one of those cases, perhaps you can help.

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These are some of the members of the vicars bible class run by Rev.H.R.Evers, the Vicar of Brighouse in 1932

Echoes of the past: How times changed in 1939

After a short discussion about some of the people in the photograph he then asked me, what lens I had used on my camera to take the original photograph.

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Thousands of runners take part in Race for Life events each year.

Columnist: Getting ready for my first 10k is no piece of cake

When I signed up for my first 10k, I was full of New Year’s resolutions and determination.

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FAMILY COLUMN: ‘I’m a mumsy mum - and proud of it’.

FAMILY COLUMN: ‘I’m a mumsy mum - and proud of it’.

Flicking through photos in preparation for our son’s third birthday this week, I was beaming.

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10 of the best: Things to do in and around Calderdale

10 of the best: Things to do in and around Calderdale

Here’s our pick of the 10 best things to do in and around Calderdale.

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Off Church Lane , Rastrick  - �227,500) (Benjamin Fitzpatrick 01484 711331

Country cottage in Rastrick

A truly delightful corner cottage set in landscaped gardens with parking for several cars. Located in a quiet location on the fringe of Rastrick, this unique four bedroom family home offers a wealth of charm and character, enjoying all the attributes of modern living.

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READER OFFER: Save up to HALF PRICE on Flamingo Land family tickets

Yorkshire's Flamingo Land is a wild family fun day out and it just got better - we have an amazing reader offer to save you up to HALF PRICE on family tickets!

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Darren Burke has lost his teenage son to a smartphone.

FAMILY COLUMN: Darren Burke on why journeys with dad are uncool when you're a teen

There’s a TV advert currently doing the rounds that shows a series of mortified teenagers being ferried to school in their parents’ seriously un-cool cars.

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Park Hill, Huddersfield HD2 1QG - �204,,,995 (Beaufort Finch 01484 434310)

Family sized detached in Bradley, Huddersfield

This modern, three/four bedroom detached family home is situated on a quiet residential street in the sought after area of Bradley, Huddersfield. Ideally located for well regarded schools, local amenities and transport links to the motorways and town centre.

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Time to try a tri: Top tips for beginner triathletes

Time to try a tri: Top tips for beginner triathletes

Triathlon: a word that strikes fear into couch potatoes everywhere. For many, the idea of swimming 1,500 metres, cycling 40k and running 10k back-to-back fills them with dread.

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