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Big fundraising effort for youth group

Regulars at a Todmorden pub are shaking off any remaining New Year cobwebs with a fundraising day and raffle for young people in the town.

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Brothers bang heads in the land of ice and snow

Brothers bang heads in the land of ice and snow

Last year’s film ‘Rams’ is set in a remote farming valley in Iceland where two brothers who haven’t spoken to each other for 40 years come together in order to save the thing that is dearest to them - their sheep.

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Plan submitted for 28 new dwellings in Sowerby

Planning applications: Plan for 28 new dwellings in Sowerby

Here are the latest planning applications to appear before Calderdale Council.

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Coun Tony Greenwood, Mayor of Todmorden.

Nominations open for the Citizenship Awards for Todmorden 2017

Todmorden Town Council is calling on the local community as they open nominations for the unsung heroes of the town for the Citizenship Award for Todmorden 2017.

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YORKSHIRE BANK at Todmorden.

Todmorden’s Yorkshire Bank branch to be axed

Yorkshire Bank will close 39 of its branches including the one in Todmorden over the next 12 months.

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Brennan Reece on stage at The Frog and Bucket Comedy Club, Preston

You’ve got to be joking!

English Comedian of the Year Brennan Reece teams up with fellow cheeky Northerner Chris Washington for a night of fun and laughter at Prego’s Italian Restaurant, Brighouse on February 1.

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Given the full treatment

It took four years to find a live-work home and another two to make it perfect. Now Maxine Stead lives right next door to her own health spa. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Tony Johnson.

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VIDEO: Sheffield band Redfaces set music world on fire with debut Kerosene

Hotly tipped young Sheffield guitar band Redfaces have set the music world on fire with the release of their aptly named explosive debut single Kerosene.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Big names for South Yorkshire's first Wentworth Music Festival

South Yorkshire's Wentworth Woodhouse stately home is to be the spectacular backdrop for a new outdoor music and comedy festival with a chart-topping line-up including Tony Christie, Heaven 17, T'Pau and Lemar.
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West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dee Collins.

How much has recorded crime risen in West Yorkshire?

THE NUMBER of recorded crimes in West Yorkshire rose by more than a fifth in a year, according to the latest statistics.

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Buddist monks at last years Pushing Daisies festival

Pushing Up Daisies is getting ready to bloom

The Pushing Up Daisies Festival is once again returning to Todmorden and organisers are inviting the local community to have their say.

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A London property crash could have serious repercussions for the UK property market

Could the property bubble burst in 2017?

Top economists are predicting that 2017 could be the year the UK property boom comes crashing down - particularly in London.

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Controlled explosions carried out on chemicals at Yorkshire schools

Controlled explosions carried out on chemicals at Yorkshire schools

Over 40 schools in North and West Yorkshire have been visited by army bomb disposal experts after it was discovered they were storing a potentially hazardous chemical on their premises.

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Family doctor and healthy living author Dr Julie Coffey at home in Sheffield

The Yorkshire GP who says we can think ourselves slim

Yorkshire GP Dr Julie Coffey has written two books to help us lead healthier lifestyles. Catherine Scott reports.

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Amazon is for sellers as well as buyers

Fed up with eBay? Try these four lucrative alternatives for sellers

SELLING your spare junk on eBay is so easy now that many of us give barely a second thought to the alternatives. Yet there is a raft of other online resources that could give you as much, if not more, bang for your buck.

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A stretch of land next to a Donacaster airport runway is on the list.

Yorkshire named as top dogging hotspot in the country

Yorkshire has beaten Lancashire and other counties nationwide - to the title of the best area to go dogging.

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SLIDESHOW: Reader Pictures

A selection of great pictures taken in and around Todmorden.

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Quidditch team to hold try-outs in Leeds

Quidditch team to hold try-outs in Leeds

It's a sport played by wizards - but Muggles can try their hand at Quidditch in Leeds.

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Stones Road, Todmorden - �275,000 (J Greenwood Properties 01706 550212)

Delightful home in Todmorden with award winning gardens

A semi-detached property situated in an elevated position with amazing views across the valley.

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Plans to build a new Aldi on Burnley Road are still in motion

Letter: Let’s not stand by and allow this decision

The latest meeting of the Todmorden Development Board voted to continue to engage with Aldi regarding their proposal to build a much larger supermarket on Burnley Road, a site for which they already have planning permission. This is to be considered by Calderdale Council in the near future.

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