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Douglas Alexander, teacher who became boss of the world’s biggest sewing machine company

A hundred years ago a Hipperholme man was president of the Singer Manufacturing Company, the world-famous sewing machine producer.

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The Sherlocks

Yorkshire Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks in tune with top DJ

Yorkshire indie stars The Sherlocks affirmed their Radio 1 status with a show in London with one of its top DJs.
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Elland aerial late 1960s

Bird’s-eye view: Elland

It is just 50 years since plans for the latest stage of the mammoth rebuilding of Elland town centre were announced. This was Southgate phase 2 and in this picture work is under way in the centre right of the photo, an area bounded by Southgate, the town’s main shopping street, left of the development area, Huddersfield Road, Timber Street and Casson Place.

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This is Todmorden Angling Clubs national championship team in the mid-1970s. Standing, from the left, are John Lacey, Jim Newham, Peter Spencer, Tony Waterworth, David Nadin, Don Rainford, Paul Smith and Steve Mills. In front are Brian Emmott, Gerry Smith, John Higginson and Bruce Clark.

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This is Todmorden Angling Society’s national championship team in the mid-1970s. Standing, from the left, are John Lacey, Jim Newham, Peter Spencer, Tony Waterworth, David Nadin, Don Rainford, Paul Smith and Steve Mills. In front are Brian Emmott, Gerry Smith, John Higginson and Bruce Clark.

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Pulman story, Nostalgia.Pulman's depot in Horton Street, Halifax, 1970s.

John Edgar was killed in France and Cuthbert in Belgium. Their bodies were never found

Through the recent generosity of two talented Friends of Lister Lane Cemetery, Halifax, white crosses ornamented with crocheted red poppies now adorn all the Great War inscriptions in the cemetery.

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Retro puds are all the rage

Retro puds are all the rage

For the Baba

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How good does your food look?

How good does your food look?

Eateries from across Yorkshire now have less than one week left to enter this year’s Food Porn Awards and join the likes of Ricci’s Tapas and Cicchetti in Halifax, Ibérica in Leeds, Marco Pierre White’s New York Italian in Sheffield and Norse in Harrogate, to be in with a chance of winning.

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Molly’s magical journey

Molly’s magical journey

Being an adult isn’t all it’s cracked up to be in the imaginative children’s show ‘Molly’s Marvellous Moustache’.

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Seasonal dish is so delicious

Seasonal dish is so delicious

October, we are told, is all about pies at Shibden Mill Inn.

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And now, just for starters ...

And now, just for starters ...

We may be heading into the casserole and warming soup season but if you’re having people round for a dinner party this summery salmon terrine with a prawn cocktail top makes for a classy entree.

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Can’t beat smell of fresh bread

Can’t beat smell of fresh bread

As a chef I find making bread incredibly satisfying although this wasn’t always the case as I struggled to find a recipe which I could perfect says Alasdair Nunn of RachAls Kitchen (Ltd) a Halifax based catering company.

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Cast your eyes on this dish ...

Cast your eyes on this dish ...

We have been asked to provide this recipe by Harj Sunda of Fartown Opticians, Huddersfield to help promote the importance of eye health during National Eye Health Week which runs from September 19-25.

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Major delays on M62 after multi-vehicle smash

Motorists face severe delays on the M62 this afternoon following a collision.

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Venturer's BravoWin and EliteWin 2-in-1 tablet laptops are top of the class

TECH TALK: Venturer BravoWin and EliteWin 2-in-1 tablet laptops are top of the class

Looking for a school or college 2-in-1 tablet laptop at an affordable price? We have the win win solution - the new Venturer BravoWin and EliteWin.
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Xqisit iE200 Bluetooth in-earphones

TECH TALK: Xqisit iE200 Bluetooth in-earphones are sound choice

Apple's decision to lose the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus means that wireless Bluetooth earphones are the coolest new accessory and I'm recommending the Xqisit iE200.
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Todmorden Beer Festival 2015 at Todmorden Cricket Club. Organisers, from the left, Alan Sutcliffe, Nevil Sutcliffe, Brian Windle, Ian Roberts, Alan Fielding and Nick Sutcliffe.

Cheers to that! Todmorden Beer Festival gets underway

The annual Todmorden Beer Festival gets underway today (Thursday).

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Halifax Minster. Christmas Nativity.

Heritage festival takes a step back in time

There will be a chance to delve into Halifax’s history as the town’s heritage festival gets underway today.

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Riders treking through Hebden Bridge at a previous South Pennines' Walk and Ride Festival. Photo: Steve Morgan/Pennine Prospects

Calderdale once again welcomes the Walk and Ride Festival

Calderdale will host a variety of events this month as part of the South Pennines’ Walk and Ride Festival.

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Carrot cake to suit all tastes

Carrot cake to suit all tastes

As caterers we have to respond to our clients needs and this often includes providing vegan food says Rachel Berry of RachAls Kitchen, Halifax.

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