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School life: New app brings Calder High into 21st century

Calder High School is coming into the 21st century with the ‘MyEd’ App. We have chosen to using this App to improve communication with parents and make life a little bit easier.

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The good old 'round pound' is set to vanish from our change as the new 12-sided, criminal-unfriendly version replaces it. However, it could be weeks before one of the new, bi-metallic versions shows up in your pocket.

New £1 coin with ‘hidden’ security feature rolled out across Yorkshire today

The new 12-sided £1 coin is being rolled out across Yorkshire today in a bid to curb the rise of counterfeits.

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Hunt for burglar who was confronted by victim during Todmorden house raid

Hunt for burglar who was confronted by victim during Todmorden house raid

Detectives in Calderdale have released an Efit image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a distraction burglary where he was confronted by the victim during the raid. 

Crime
Tesco fined £129m but avoids prosecution over accounting scandal

Tesco fined £129m but avoids prosecution over accounting scandal

Tesco has been hit with a £129 million fine from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), but has escaped prosecution over its accounting scandal.

Business
POLL: If the EU referendum was held again today, how would you vote?

POLL: If the EU referendum was held again today, how would you vote?

With Theresa May due to trigger Article 50 and formally commence Brexit negotiations tomorrow, take part in our online poll and let us know how you would vote in an EU referendum nine months on.

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West Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, right, is seeking more Independent Custody Visitors.

Video: Could you be the right person to help monitor cells at West Yorkshire's police stations?

West Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner is looking for volunteers to help monitor the conditions under which suspects are detained.
Crime
Campaigners gather in a demonstration to save Todmorden Community College

Future of Todmorden Community College to be discussed

The future of Todmorden College will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at a meeting next week.

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Yorkshires Jack Brooks is likely to be out of action for between four and six weeks after picking up a calf injury in the pre-season trip to Dubai (Picture: Dave Williams).

Yorkshire could lose Jack Brooks for up to eight matches

YORKSHIRE’s leading strike bowler Jack Brooks faces up to six weeks on the sidelines.

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Wentworth Woodhouse, near Rotherham

Huge Yorkshire stately home that inspired Jane Austen is saved ‘against all odds’

A FIVE-YEAR bid to raise the funds to purchase and restore what is believed to be the largest house in Britain has paid off in South Yorkshire.

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Mr Guise tasked staff to discover more on PIXLs The Edge

School life: The Calder Edge – one in a million

At the start of this academic year Mr Guise actioned us to find out more about PiXL’s The Edge.

Education
WWE Live coming to Sheffield Arena on Thursday, May 11, from 7.30pm.

WIN: WWE LIVE Sheffield Arena wresting tickets and goody bags

WWE wrestling superstars will battle in an action packed live show at Sheffield Arena and to celebrating we have tickets and merchandise to be won.
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Traffic queueing on the M62 between Tingley and Gildersome.

This week’s roadworks on Yorkshire’s motorways and A roads

Here are the planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber from today (Monday) to Sunday.

Transport

The new quid on the block... our new £1 coin set to edge out old round pound this week

A new 12-sided £1 coin enters circulation on Tuesday, as it starts to edge out the old “round pound” after more than 30 years.

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Were you an evacuee?

Letter: Are you related to an evacuee?

We have received an email from an 83-year-old gentleman who was one of 33 evacuees (31 from Brighton and two from Liverpool) who joined Old Town School in March 1941.

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The male tourist dances in comic fashion before a Scots guardsmen makes him think again. (Photo: lokirna md45/YouTube)

VIDEO: ‘Get yersel’ away!’ Queen’s guard soldier yells at dancing tourist outside St James’s Palace

A video showing a Queen’s guard soldier yelling in a broad Scots dialect at a dancing tourist outside London’s St James’s Palace has proved to be a big hit online.

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Soon babies could get 5 in 1 vaccination from birth

Soon babies could get 5 in 1 vaccination from birth

A one-shot jab to protect newborns against meningitis and other fatal infections has been developed by scientists.

Health
Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of Big Six energy customers are still overpaying for their energy but could get their prices back to 2008 rates according to the latest research from consumer watchdog Which?.

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Schools are ‘betrayed’ as budgets cut

The government has been accused of betraying the country’s children after it emerged that all schools face cuts to their budgets.

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