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Todmorden woman jailed for pensioner’s murder

Two people have been jailed for a total of 60 years following the brutal murder of a pensioner.

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Texas & Ocean Colour Scene to perform at Doncaster Racecourse

Doncaster Racecourse set for a spectacular August with Ocean Colour Scene & Texas to perform at music live festival

Doncaster Racecourse has announced two further top acts for its summer festival of music – the 2017 Sun Bets Music Live!

Music
Frustration: John Tombling

We put it out - it’s not always picked up...

Residents of a Calder Valley street are frustrated by the erratic nature of their reycling collection recently.

Environment
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.

Politics
Baking on display at last year's Blackshaw Head Fete

Get going - and growing - to add your talents to Blackshaw Fete

Are you Inspired by television’s Bake-Off, Sewing Bee or Gardeners World? Love to bake, make or grow something?

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Michele Hartley and Laurence Miles at the Waggon

Village spirit is just blooming

Success in a Todmorden In Bloom category led to a village hostelry being entered into a county competition and encouraging some community-backed planting of parts of Walsden.

Environment
The stretch between Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge has been completed

£1 million improvements to the Rochdale Canal

The Canal & River Trust, the charity that cares for 2,000 miles of the nation’s waterways, has completed £1 million of improvement works to the Rochdale Canal between Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge.

Environment
New trial service offering online support to victims of crime launches in West Yorkshire

New trial service offering online support to victims of crime launches in West Yorkshire

A pilot service offering online support to victims of crime in West Yorkshire has been launched.

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Actions from Southowram v Triangle, at Southowram CC. Pictured is Christian Silkstone

Silkstone leads from front

The Spenser Wilson Halifax League side strode impressively through to the final of the West Yorkshire Area Council Knockout Cup with a 137-run win over the York Senior League yesterday.

Football
Extra power: A working horse helped the 30-strong team of volunteers

Sharing load to ‘slow the flow’

A very special team member shared the load with volunteers in their battle to prevent flooding in the Calder Valley – a very large working horse called Nathan.

Environment
Building has started for a new sixth form block for Ravenscliffe School.

WATCH: Work starts on new Halifax sixth form block

Work has started a new sixth form building for Calderdale’s only upper school for pupils with special educational needs.

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Delays: Tailbacks of traffic were commonplace at peak times when the first phase of work was under way

Two months of roadwork misery returns to main Calder Valley highway

Roadworks return to the Calder Valley’s main route from Monday when flood works resume at Mytholmroyd.

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Andre Gray

Striker Gray focused on Clarets

Clarets striker Andre Gray is paying no attention to speculation linking him with a move.

Football
More wickets for Chapman

More wickets for Chapman

Josh Wood and Darren Chapman jnr had fine matches as Sowerby Bridge retained a handy lead at the top of the Halifax League’s middle section yesterday.

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Great theatre

Great theatre

The Shed Crew, Albion Electric Warehouse, Leeds (September 21- October 1)

Theatre and Comedy
Mytholmroyd v Bradshaw. Mytholmroyds Steve Senior.

Senior hurts former teammates

Steve Senior plagued his former club Mytholmroyd yesterday as Booth took another step towards retaining their title in the Spenser Wilson Halifax League.

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Performance

Performance

The Tetley Weekender

Arts
Actions from Siddal v East Leeds, at Chevinedge. George Ambler

Siddal run riot in second half

Siddal are sitting pretty with a five-point lead in the National Conference League after a runaway 64-24 success away to Leigh Miners Rangers yesterday.

Rugby
Unspoilt beauty

Unspoilt beauty

South Pennines’ Walk and Ride Festival

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Alex Lees.
Yorkshire v Surrey.  County Championship Day 2.
27 June 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Lees hits 38 in Lightcliffe defeat

Alex Lees was unable to repeat his earlier heroics as Lightcliffe crashed to 122-run defeat away to Bradford & Bingley in the Bradford League’s top flight.

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