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Prime Minister Theresa May helps launch Calderdale Conservative election campaign

The Prime Minister Theresa May has helped launch the Conservative local election campaign in Calderdale with a visit to Brighouse.

Politics

Guard suffers serious facial injuries during 'violent attack' in Brighouse

The security guard who was the victim of robbery during a routine job to a Brighouse bank remains in hospital with serious facial injuries.

Crime
Chemical attack on security guard during Brighouse bank robbery

Chemical attack on security guard during Brighouse bank robbery

A large section of Brighouse town centre was closed off after a security gurad was attacked with a chemical during a bank robbery in Thornton Square.

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Hebble Brook, left, and Ursula Keogh

Tributes to Lightcliffe schoolgirl as police confirm identity of body found in river

Tributes have been paid to a Lightcliffe schoolgirl after West Yorkshire Police confirmed that the body found in Hebble Brook, Halifax, was that of missing 11-year-old Ursula Keogh.
Education
Police Appeal

Pensioner has phone and handbag taken in Brighouse doorstep robbery

Detectives in Calderdale are appealing for help after a pensioner was robbed on her own doorstep as she returned from the shops.
Crime

First look at how Clifton business park and new highway could look

This is how a new businesses park and highway close to Brighouse could look in the future with the aim of creating hundred of new jobs in the area.
Business

VIDEO: Vigil held for Brighouse dancer killed in car crash at bus stop

Tributes have been paid to a "passionate" and "popular" dancer at a Calderdale school who died after a car ploughed into pedestrians at a bus stop.

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Casa Hotel, Elland Road, Brighouse

The Casa licensee ordered to pay £24,331 for illegal Sky Sports

A Brighouse licensee has pleaded guilty to six offences of dishonest reception of a television transmission by showing Sky Sports football matches to customers without a commercial agreement from Sky.
Crime
Potential site for a new dementia care home

Dementia care home plan on disused site takes step forward

A  specialist housing development focused on caring for those with dementia will be built on a disused site in Rastrick if plans are given the go-ahead.

Health
Land where the Clifton business park will be built

Council plan to force through Clifton land sale for business park if talks fail

Talks between the the land owner of the proposed Clifton Business Park and Enterprise Zone and Calderdale Council continue as leaders consider forcing through the sale through a compulsory purchase order.
Business
Halifax train station

Northern trains affected as fresh rail strikes begin today

Northern train services are among those affected by strike action today as workers at five rail companies stage a fresh wave of industrial action in the bitter disputes over the role of guards.

Transport
Helen Batt, director for flood risk management in the Calderdale area

£2m flood reduction schemes given the go ahead in Calderdale

Six more schemes to help reduce the risk of flooding have been given the green light by Calderdale Flood Partnership Board.

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Christmas shoppers in Halifax

Free parking offers in Calderdale for Christmas shoppers

Shoppers in Calderdale will be able to park for free on Saturdays in selected car parks across the borough in the run up to Christmas.

Business
The Government has criticised the lack of progress on the Calderdale Local Plan

Calderdale Council leaders come under fire over Local Plan progress

Leaders at Calderdale Council have been heavily criticised over the development of its Local Plan which aims to build thousands of homes over the next few years.

Politics
Congestion on Huddersfield Road, brighouse

Plan for £52.4m Brighouse bypass moves a step closer

Schemes which could deliver millions of pounds worth of investment in Brighouse to boost employment and reduce congestion have moved a step closer.

Transport
Accident on the m62

Police appeal for witnesses after woman seriously injured in M62 crash

Police are appealing for information following a crash on the M62 near to Junction 24 that left a woman seriously injured.
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The new Calderdale Community Wardens

New wardens to protect and serve Calderdale's communities

A new group of community wardens will be tackling issues from anti-social behaviour and road safety to littering and dog fouling across the borough.

Politics
Carole Roberts, a director at LoveBread, Brighouse.

Community bakery's pledge to help more young people

Brighouse community bakery LoveBread has joined a pledge to show what they will do to encourage and enable more young people to do more within the community.

Business
Hayden Connett at the Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards

£75,000 raised for charity by Yorkshire Children of Courage awards ceremony

THE Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards ceremony looks set to confirm its status as one of the year’s most worthwhile events by raising £75,000 for charity.
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Ofsted

Inspectors called to Calderdale nursery after child goes missing on trip

Government inspectors examined procedures at a Calderdale nursery after a child went missing on a trip.
Education
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