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Life and legacy of Sir Francis Crossley begins new season of fundraising talks at Square Chapel Arts, Halifax

Historian David Glover begins a fresh series of fundraising talks at Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax, on Wednesday, September 20 (2pm).

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By Mike Halliwell.

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Colourful planters at the end of Bethel Street, by Mike Halliwell.

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Here’s how a slice of very good luck got Anna’s rhymes printed in a book

Here’s how a slice of very good luck got Anna’s rhymes printed in a book

What do a famous comedienne, a professor from Belarus and a former English teacher have in common? writes Tim Worsnop.

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By Matt Allen.

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Brookfoot Lake, near Brighouse, by Matt Allen.

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By Graham Athey.

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Early morning mist at Kirklees Lagoon, by Graham Athey from Gomersal.

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You have the chance to watch La La Land outdoors thanks to Royd Regeneration

See Oscar winner outdoors

A FREE outdoor screening of the Oscar-winning ‘La La Land’ starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone will be shown in Mytholmroyd next weekend.

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The Full Monty's Mark Addy and Brassed off star Tara Fitzgerald together in new Yorkshire feel-good film The Runaways. Photos: Fox Searchlight Pictures and Miramax Films.

The Full Monty and Brassed Off stars filming new Yorkshire 'feel-good' movie The Runaways

Twenty years after The Full Monty and Brassed Off two of the films' biggest stars have teamed up for what is hoped to be another Yorkshire runaway hit at the box office - called The Runaways.
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Reece took good advice from Morse actor, and always keeps them guessing

Reece took good advice from Morse actor, and always keeps them guessing

In a long and distinguished career Yorkshire actor Reece Dinsdale has had more lines to learn than he cares to remember.

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By Mike Halliwell.

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The view over Cromwell Bottom from Brookfoot, by Mike Halliwell.

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Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones admit to using Ikea rugs for actors' costumes

Game of Thrones fans may well have admired the warm fur cloaks worn by Jon Snow and members of the Night's Watch in the hit show.

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By Mike Halliwell.

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Brighouse Canal Basin, by Mike Halliwell.

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Graham Relton from the Yorkshire Film Archive. Picture: Tony Johnson.

Lost jewel of Bradford’s Bollywood past goes on view

It looked more like Gargrave than the Ganges, but the Bollywood thriller they shot on the banks of the River Wharfe four decades ago is a jewel in the crown of Yorkshire’s forgotten cinema.

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A wealth of new shows in wonderful surroundings

A wealth of new shows in wonderful surroundings

Square Chapel announces its new season launch

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Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

Insurance money returned after 'stolen' candlesticks reappear at Yorkshire castle

A Yorkshire castle has had to return an insurance pay-out after four 'stolen' candlesticks re-appeared in strange circumstances.

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By Matt Allen.

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Brookfoot in the Calder Valley, by Matt Allen.

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Ackley Bridge star delves into past and finds he’s related to royalty

Citizen Khan creator Adil Ray takes to Grace Hammond

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The Tetley Weekender

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Autumn launch

Autumn launch

Halifax Playhouse.

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mag grid. Caption: South Pennines, first feature, June 1

29/4/08    Brian Savage a mountain biker from Hull heads  towards a famous Calderdale landmark  Stoodley  Pike  which at 100ft high can be seen for miles around. Stoodley Pike  is the second monument erected after the first feel down in 1854 forty years after it's erection to commemorate the defeat of Napoleons armies at the battle of  Leipzig.

Picture taken on a Nikon D2Xs digital camera with a 70-200mm lens at 102mm with an ISO of 400 and an exposure of 1/500th sec at f 5.6

“Excellent restaurants, the best countryside, a brilliant community”

David Quillan is director of Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax.

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