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Olivier award win for Yorkshire pantomime featuring Calderdale actor

A Yorkshire pantomime which featured Calderdale actor Emma Williams has won an Olivier Award.

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There are plans to ease congestion around north-east Calderdale

Plans to ease congestion in parts of Calderdale move forward

Plans to improve travel times and connectivity in north-east Calderdale have taken a step forward after initial funding was approved by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.

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The Tour de Yorkshire will pass through Calderdale on May 6

Time to gear up and welcome cyclists for Tour de Yorkshire

With a month to go until the start of the Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are reminding people to get their Land Art and Best Dressed competition entries in.

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Liz Cresswell and Richard Horsfield

Important changes announced at Brighouse High

The Governors of Brighouse High School have announced an important change to the school’s leadership structure.
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The event is in aid of the Naomi Cheri Gough Foundation

Sign up for It's a Knockout fundraiser in memory of Naomi

A fundraiser in aid of the Naomi Cheri Gough Foundation is taking place during the summer in Hipperholme and organisers are encouraging teams to start signing up.
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A look inside one of the newly refurbished trains

Grand Central begins a major £9 million train refurbishment

Grand Central gave customers a preview of its new look as the first of ten refurbished trains took to the tracks en route to London.
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What time will the Tour de Yorkshire be in Calderdale?

It’s just over a month to go until the Tour de Yorkshire comes racing through Calderdale and organisers have unveiled the timings for the annual event.
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Eggcellent events! What's on in Calderdale over Easter

Eggcellent events! What's on in Calderdale over Easter

Looking for something to do with the family this weekend?

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The event has already beaten its own fundraising record

Calderdale charity music festival sells out in 11 days

It would appear that Hipperholme’s Brodstock is the place to be this Summer as the music festival sold out this week in record time.

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Alexandra Wilkinson (centre). Picture: Lidia Crisafulli

Young Halifax singer heads to London's West End

A young singer from Halifax is heading for the West End next month having been selected from over 1,000 young performers across the UK to appear at The Other Palace in the heart of London’s theatreland.

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15 spring-cleaning hacks to make your house shine

With the sun slowly peeking through the clouds and the temperatures beginning to rise, Spring is well and truly on its way.

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Everything you need to know about the clocks going forward

Everything you need to know about the clocks going forward this weekend

As the snow melts away and the temperature slowly starts to rise, it’s time to move the clocks forward and officially welcome Spring.
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What's the drink-driving limit and how harsh are the punishments?

What's the drink-driving limit and how harsh are the punishments?

Are you guilty of having drinks with friends and getting behind the wheel of a car? Are you unsure of what the legal limit is? Here is everything you need to know about drinking and driving.
Crime
Director John Summerskill

End of an era as Brighouse business is to close its doors

After 113 years of trading building and DIY products on site, a tradition is coming to an end.

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Head teacher of Eastfield, Desmond Cameron

Tributes to one and only head teacher of Lightcliffe school

Former pupils have paid tribute to the first and only head teacher of Eastfield Secondary School in Lightcliffe after the news of his passing at the age of 92.

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The markets are organised by the Brighouse Business Initiative

New look for Brighouse's annual food and craft markets

Brighouse’s annual food and craft markets have a new look for 2018.
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Old style amber lamps and the new white light street lights on the Greenacres estate, Shelf

Bright future for Calderdale’s street lights as upgrades begin next month

Work to upgrade Calderdale’s street lights with more efficient and better quality LED lighting is due to commence at the start of April 2018.
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Jayne Little (left) and Charlotte Shaw from Brighouses Lottie Shaws with Russell Turner

Brighouse-based Lottie Shaw's wins business of the year

Brighouse-based baked goods business Lottie Shaw’s has been recognised with two Yorkshire-wide business awards at the Garbutt + Elliott Food Entrepreneurs Awards.

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Roger uses his work to celebrate Brighouse

Brighouse musician shows his artistic talent at first exhibition

Brighouse singer songwriter Roger Davies has spent his life building a successful career in music but is now holding his first ever art exhibition at the end of this month.

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Helga after the operation

Brave pup escapes injury after emergency procedure with hacksaw

The owner of a puppy who needed an emergency procedure with a hacksaw is warning fellow dog lovers to be aware of the potential dangers their pets’ favourite toys can pose.

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