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.

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.

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.
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.
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.

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.

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.

Alfs Car Club invites pupils to bring along their favourite toy cars to play with

WATCH: Hipperholme pupil revs up plans to grow his school Car Club

Move over Matt LeBlanc, there might be a new Top Gear presenter in the making.
Brighouse and Rastrick Band

Chance to watch Brighouse and Rastrick Band ahead of regional contest

The Brighouse and Rastrick Band, the current National Champions of Great Britain, will be hosting an open rehearsal on Tuesday 27 February at the Central Methodist Church in Brighouse in preparation for their participation at the Yorkshire Regionals contest the weekend after.

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Hipperholme Grammar School pupil Charlotte Shaw

Hipperholme pupil makes a splash as she clinches gold and meets Olympic idol

It was a double celebration for a Hipperholme Grammar Junior School swimstar who won her first national final and met her hero - Olympic gold medallist swimmer Adam Peaty.

Rise in burglaries in Brighouse leads to police crackdown

Rise in burglaries in Brighouse leads to police crackdown

Calder Valley MP Craig Whittaker is joining together with the police and local councillors to tackle the concerning increase in burglaries across Brighouse.

Vizulate Digital in Brighouse

Brighouse digital agency partners with client on government campaign

A Brighouse digital marketing agency has completed a project designed to support getting more young people back into engineering as part of a new Government initiative.

There were lots of models on display

Lego fans flocked to first Calder Valley Brick Show

Crowds of Lego enthusiasts flocked to the Calder Valley for the first ever brick show in the borough.
Grand Central

Grand Central is top with rail passengers

Grand Central has once again taken top honours for passenger satisfaction in a national survey of rail users.

Here are the latest Calderdale cases to appear in magistrates court

Court briefs: Who's been up in court?

Here are the latest Calderdale cases to appear in magistrates court.
Trinity Academy (left) and Crossley Heath School

League tables show Calderdale’s pupils are well above average

Schools in Calderdale are celebrating being top of the class as the borough ranks above the national average in the recent secondary school league tables, published by the Department of Education.

Love is in the air at Todmorden Town Hall

Take your Valentine on a date to Todmorden Town Hall

In the run up to Valentine’s Day, visitors to Todmorden Town Hall will be able to discover the romantic history of the building at the next free taster tour.

Grand Central ambassadors at Brighouse train station

Grand Central tops table with Calderdale to London commuters

Train operator Grand Central is the highest rated for customer satisfaction amongst British leisure and commuter travellers, according to research published this week by consumer champion Which?

Local plan

Calder Valley MP hits out at Local Plan’s revised sites for homes

Calder Valley MP Craig Whittaker has hit back after a revised list of sites for new homes has been released as part of Calderdale Council’s Local Plan.


VIDEO: Dancers put best feet forward at Tapathon

Hundreds of dancers took part in the 22nd annual Roy Castle Tapathon yesterday (Sunday).
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