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'Halifax' constituency axed in revised parliamentary boundary plan

The Halifax constituency will be no more if major changes to redraw the Parliamentary constituency boundaries in Yorkshire are given the go-ahead.

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Portland Place and Prescott Street, Halifax

What £40m Halifax town centre road scheme will mean for you - junction by junction

The £40m earmarked for the regeneration of Halifax town centre will see a totally revamped road system be developed.

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The Archbishop of York

Sentamu asked to help end Yorkshire devolution deadlock

THE ARCHBISHOP of York has been asked to intervene to help end the deadlock over efforts to give Yorkshire more control over its own affairs.

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Grot spots tackled in Brighouse as part of campaign

Grot spots, vandalised buildings and overgrown hedges were tackled in Brighouse as part of a campaign to make Calderdale safer, cleaner and greener.
Environment
Casa Hotel and Restaurant on Elland Road, Brighouse

Secretary of State gives final seal of approval for revised Casa Hotel plan

A controversial extension to a restaurant and hotel in Brighouse looks to be at an end after the Secretary of State gave approval for the new plans.

Business
There is still time to comment on Calderdale's Local Plan, which will shape the area's housing builds over the coming decades

Still time to send council your views on Calderdale Local Plan - and there are some drop-in sessions

There are just over two weeks left for local people to have their say on the draft plans for housing, employment, infrastructure and open spaces in Calderdale over the next 15 years.

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Casa Hotel and Restaurant on Elland Road, Brighouse

Casa Hotel plans move one step closer after committee gives the go-ahead

The saga over a controversial extension to a restaurant and hotel in Brighouse could be at an end after new plans were given the approval by the planning committee at Calderdale Council.

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Councils back ‘One Yorkshire’ devolution plan

Councils back ‘One Yorkshire’ devolution plan

Council leaders are calling for urgent talks with the government on an elected mayor and Yorkshire devolution.

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Brighouse Summer Festival

Businesses bid to take town centre forward

Businesses in Brighouse are being asked to contribute to a fund to create a Business Improvement District (BID) with the aim of taking the town centre forward.

Business
Thousands of teenagers will collect their long-awaited A-level results today.

A-levels 2017: One in four expected to achieve top A-level grades

Thousands of teenagers will collect their long-awaited A-level results today, with around one in four entries expected to receive top grades.

Education
Dewsbury Town Hall.

Thousands of fines handed out since littering enforcement outsourced to private company

Thousands of fines have been handed out for littering in Kirklees over the last few months as the council outsources litter enforcement responsibilities to a private firm.

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Calder Valley MP Craig Whittaker

Hundreds attend meeting called by MP to discuss Calderdale Local Plan

Hundreds of residents attended the first meeting organised by the the Calder Valley MP to discuss the Local Plan being put forward by Calderdale Council and the impacts it will have on towns and villages.

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Flash flood on Burnley Road Mytholmroyd

Major drainage funding secured to help with flood defences

Calderdale's flood defence work has recieved a welcome boost with nearly £1m being secured to repair or replace more than 1,000 road gullies in the borough.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn at Hebden Bridge town hall.

Corbyn to tour marginal seats as Labour set for snap poll

The Calder Valley is among five Yorkshire seats being targeted by Labour this summer as Jeremy Corbyn readies the party for another snap election.

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Speed and parking restrictions in Elland Wood Bottom and Park Road, Elland.

Speed limit set to be cut on ‘dangerous’ Elland Road

Campaigners and residents who have been demanding a reduction in the speed limit and safety measures on Elland Road could finally get their wish.

Transport
Aerial shot showing the Crosslee factory

Scheme for 50 home Hipperholme site rejected by councillors

A new housing development that would have seen up to 50 homes built next to a Hipperholme factory has been rejected by councillors.

Business
Halifax MP Holly Lynch

Flooding part of portfolio in Halifax MP’s new shadow front bench role

HALIFAX MP Holly Lynch has been given a shadow front bench portfolio following Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s post-election reshuffle.

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VIDEO: Sir Vince Cable urges firms to back £1m Weston Park Cancer Charity 2020 For Business Appeal

Sir Vince Cable took time out of his campaign to become the next Liberal Democrat leader to urge business leaders to back a £1 million appeal boosting world leading cancer services in Sheffield.
Health
Green belt land off Thornhills Lane, Clifton.

Vision for borough as Local Plan consulation looks to be given go-ahead

Leading councillors will decide to give the go-ahead for residents and businesses to comment on plans for the future of housing, employment, infrastructure and open spaces in the borough.

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Charity event: Carnival goers enjoying this years event at Centre Vale Park

‘Scandalous’ - Charity carnival slam council for park damage fine

Todmorden Charity Carnival organisers have slammed Calderdale Council’s decision to fine the group over damage to Centre Vale Park as “scandalous”.

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