Brighouse High School has re-submitted plans for an astro-turf pitch within its grounds.
A couple’s son travelled from the other side of the world to surprise them on their wedding anniversary.
Youngsters experienced a day at the races at St Andrew’s Junior School, Brighouse, and raised much needed funds for their school.
Members of a troubled bowling club have failed in their bid to gain access to the green so that they can continue to play in the West Yorkshire league.
Glitz and glamour at the prom Picture gallery
Students from Brighouse High School danced away and enjoyed the glitz and the glamour of their end of year prom.
There will be dancing in the street when singers, musicians and entertainers take over Brighouse town centre during 1940s weekend.
New artists - rather than old masters - will be on view as part of the ‘Fresh Faces’ exhibition at the Harrison Lord Gallery in Brighouse.
Models strutted their stuff and the community in Hipperholme rallied round to help with the running of a pre-school.
Rastrick youngsters have been helping to shape the future with ideas on how to improve the parks and green spaces in the area.
Low rope trails, archery, grass sledging and a low level climbing wall were just a few of the activities youngsters could try as part of an Outdoor Adventure Day in Brighouse.
A house in Norwood Green was burgled in broad daylight.
Georgina Thornton has been selected as this year’s Brighouse Gala Queen.
A 39-year-old man was taken to hospital with head injuries following an accident in Bradford.
Lightcliffe Primary School’s Parents, Friends and Staff Association has agreed to hold another table top and car boot sale after the first was hailed a huge success.
The popular ‘Outlaws and Nuns’ walks on the Kirklees estate at Clifton will go ahead this year and bookings are now being taken.
The police helicopter was called to Hipperholme around 8.10 pm last night.(Sat)
The Coalition’s welfare reforms continue, with the implementation from last month of a cap on benefit payments, initially in four London boroughs. In these areas, no family will receive more than £500 a week, which equates to a salary of about £35,000 before tax. If the pilot is successful, the cap will be introduced across the country from July.
At the beginning of May I had the pleasure of visiting the Maltings College at the Fountains Head Village, formerly the Webster’s Brewery, along with my colleague Coun Graham Hall.
An old engineering works that had stood empty for three years has been transformed into a great business facility with a real community feel.
Police investigating the murder of Leeds man Jordan Stapleton are continuing to question three men and a teenage girl arrested in connection with his death.
A Co-operative and two shops will be built at the junction of Birkby Lane and Bradford Road, Bailiff Bridge.
The new Mayor of Calderdale officially took up office this week and will have have a hard act to follow.
Northern Gas Networks will be hosting a community forum about planned gasworks in Southowram.
Firefighters have managed to free the driver of a tanker involved in an accident on the M62.
A group of Moldovan business people have been visiting Brighouse on a week-long fact finding mission.
A Brighouse conman who enjoyed a life of luxury with money from unsuspecting investors is facing a confiscation hearing at the end of the year.
The M62 has re-opened after an accident between a heavy goods vehicle and a tanker closed it earlier today (Friday).
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust volunteer Tony Street will lead a special daybreak walk in the churchyard at St Matthew’s Church, Lightcliffe, from 4.30am on Saturday, followed by a cooked breakfast.
A teenager has been given a suspended sentence after he was part of a group of youths who raided a couple’s home in the dead of night.
Double gold-medal winning paralympian Hannah Cockroft is pictured today with her MBE outside Buckingham Palace.
Kershaw’s Garden Centre in Brighouse has joined forces with FC Halifax Town to present ‘Thinking of Summer’.
A 62-year-old man has been issued with a ticket after being arrested in connection with drugs offences from a property in Bonegate Road, Brighouse, on Tuesday evening.
Retail giant Tesco has submitted proposals for its new Express store on Wakefield Road, Hipperholme.
A couple who met in the cafe at Firth Carpets in Bailiff Bridge are celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary.
Talented local artists and craftspeople will be displaying their works at a special art weekend being held next month in Rastrick, which will also have a musical flavour.
A police helicopter was called to Brighouse yesterday afternoon (Tuesday).
Two friends are preparing for a mile-long zipwire in aid of two charities.
An award-winning hairdresser has been appointed by a leading household hair brand to face its national marketing campaign for a new innovative product line.
A Brighouse firm is sponsoring a scheme to highlight the dangers of forced entry into homes and how the problem can be solved.
Rastrick Tennis Club are hoping to nurture the next generation of tennis stars thanks to a community grant.
Keen gardeners are being encouraged to do their bit for the community in light of the budget cuts.5 comments
Life as a newlywed has been anything but blissful for former Rastrick High School student Tom Walshaw.
Pupils from four primary schools waltzed their way to success in the annual Rastrick ballroom dance competition.
A new football academy will be coming to Brighouse this month.
A children’s charity is encouraging people to pull on their walking boots for a good cause.
Brighouse glasses wearers are being invited to compete for the Spectacle Wearer of the Year 2013 title and a holiday to St Lucia.
A community has rallied round in memory of nursery nurse Lisa Freeman to help raise nearly £1,000.
Michael Portillo took to the streets of Hebden Bridge as he filmed the new BBC series of Great British Railway Journeys.6 comments
Tennis Club coaches Andy Smith and Kate Mallin are bringing a new and exciting parent and toddler tennis programme to Brighouse.
Yorkshire Air Ambulance is facing a rise of over a third in its daily running costs.
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