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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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Traffic queues  towards Brighouse caused by a tanker fire, on the westbound M62.

‘Smart’ motorways show driver ignorance

THERE IS a lack of awareness among motorists of the emergency refuge areas on smart motorways, a study has found.

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More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

Highways England is lifting more than 300 miles of roadworks to help people travelling this May bank holiday.

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Mike Fraine of Froneri presents ther award to Chris Winter (centre) and Nina Rogers of Yorkshire Sculture Park

Deadline approaches for names in major Yorkshire tourism awards

The deadline is fast approaching for this region’s businesses to put their name forward for a major tourism accolade.

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There is a real risk to election results being compromised

Cyber attack ‘highly likely’ in UK election

A cyber attack aimed at influencing the outcome of the UK General Election is highly likely, according to a leading cyber security expert.

Politics
Halifax Town Hall

Energy specialists appointed to cut Council building bill costs and emissions

A specialist energy firm has been appointed to improve the efficiency of Calderdale Council buildings and slash the cost of bills and carbon emissions.

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Changes to Calderdale bus services this weekend

Changes to Calderdale bus services this weekend

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding public transport users that there are timetable changes affecting local bus services this weekend, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May.

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Smoking cost Calderdale Council an extra �3.4m

Smoking adds £3.4m to social care system bill in Calderdale

Smoking added an estimated £3.4m to the social care system bill at Calderdale Council as alarmimng figures were revealed showing the number of 15-year-olds and pregnant women smoking.

Health
M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Argos. Picture: Press Association.

Argos: Strike won’t hit deliveries

Retail giant Argos has said deliveries will not be affected by a strike by up to 1,400 of its warehouse staff.

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5 April 2017......        Anne McDonald and Sarah Newsome with their pigs on  Cross Gap Farm, Todmorden. Picture Tony Johnson.

New life in pigs brings rewards for Todmorden business partners

Getting dragged through the mud as well as certain livestock output provided great hilarity as Anne McDonald clung on grimly to one of the pigs at Cross Gap Farm high above Todmorden recently.

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DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

Transport
Traffic alert: M62 closure in place in West Yorkshire after crash

Traffic alert: M62 closure in place in West Yorkshire after crash

Emergency services are at the scene of a collision involving a lorry and three other cars on the M62 in West Yorkshire.

Transport
The new Nokia 3310 will be stocked in Carphone Warehouse, Vodafone and EE.

It's coming... Nokia announce release date for new 3310 in UK

It's official: the new and improved Nokia 3310 is set to be relaunched on 24 May 2017.

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Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

Lifestyle
Photo credit: Snapchat/PA Wire

Snapchat introduces infinity option on images and videos

Snapchat is to allow users to view images and video without a time limit for the first time as part of a major update to the social app.

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The lollies are on sale now.

Boozy ice lollies set for sale in Aldi

Summer’s about to get a tad bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

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Currys is recalling a model of tumble dryer over fears it might catch fire.

Curry’s recall tumble dryers due to fire hazard risk

A popular range of tumble dryers has been recalled by Curry’s following safety fears.

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New cigarette laws come into force this month

These new cigarette laws come into force this month: Here’s what Calderdale smokers need to know

Smokers across Calderdale are being warned about new rules on cigarettes and tobacco that will come into force this month.

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Bootstraps first event was a success and they are hoping their next one will be as popular.

Chance to be a dragon at event

People are invited to the Calder Valley’s first celebration of the ‘solidarity economy’ next week.

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