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Todmorden Antiquarians: Past funeral customs of Calderdale

David Glover, Halifax historian and writer, aided by Mike Brook, presented interesting and amusing tales of deaths to Todmorden Antiquarians from his vast research into local records and churchyards.

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Video: CCTV footage shows missing man who vanished a month ago

Video: CCTV footage shows missing man who vanished a month ago

Detectives have released CCTV footage of a missing man on the last day he was seen.

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Campaigners gather at the college to send out their message

Battle hots up over the future of college site

The battle for Todmorden Community College is raging on following the creation of a new group to ‘save’ the site from the clutches of supermarket giant Aldi.

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VIDEO: Solar system with seven Earth-like planets found around nearby star – here’s what they could be like

There have been many discoveries of potentially habitable planets orbiting stars other than our own over the last few years.

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University staff targeted with bogus pay rise scams

University staff targeted with bogus pay rise scams

University staff are being urged to take extra precaution with their online security after university staff reported bogus pay rise emails.

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‘Can you hear me?’ – Residents warned to hang up on new phone scam

‘Can you hear me?’ – Residents warned to hang up on new phone scam

People in Yorkshire are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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Flood alert issued for the River Calder

A flood alert has been issued for the River Calder as Storm Doris begins to take hold across Calderdale.

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Witness appeal after man suffered serious injuries in attack

WEST Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to an attack in Brighouse which left a man with serious head injuries
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Man arrested after two women stabbed in Huddersfield

TWO women suffered  serious stab wounds during an attack in Huddersfield this morning.

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Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

As storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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ALERT: Public urged to unplug EXPLODING tumble dryers

ALERT: Public urged to unplug EXPLODING tumble dryers

The public are being urged to unplug a range of faulty tumble dryers - after some of them started to EXPLODE.

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Safety warning issued over leaking gas hobs

Safety warning issued over leaking gas hobs

Bosch and Neff have issued a safety warning over leaking gas hobs.

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Major film talent agency seeks extras from Leeds to appear in Yorkshire-made period drama

Major film talent agency seeks extras from Leeds to appear in Yorkshire-made period drama

A talent agency which provides extras for blockbuster films is holding auditions in Leeds.
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Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Commuters using Virgin East Coast Trains are being warned not to travel today as Storm Doris is set to batter the country with high winds and rain.

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STORM DORIS: A plane struggles to land at Leeds Bradford Airport. PIC: Tony Johnson

LIVE BLOG: Storm Doris tears across Yorkshire

A severe weather warning for extreme winds has been issued across Yorkshire.

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Storm Doris: Yorkshire braces itself for 80mph winds and torrential rain

YORKSHIRE is in the eye of Storm Doris today, with warnings of travel disruption, damage to buildings and flying debris across the county.

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Severe weather alerts for motorways ahead of Storm Doris

Severe weather alerts for motorways ahead of Storm Doris

Highways England has issued a severe weather alert for major roads including the M1 and M62 motorways, as Storm Doris heads to Yorkshire.

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Police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, gun crime victim Christoper Wright and Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Angela Williams at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. Picture: Simon Hulme

Police begin 10 day weapons amnesty to get guns and knives off the streets

A county-wide weapons amnesty has been officially launched in West Yorkshire today in a bid to get guns and knives off the streets.

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West Yorkshire weapons amnesty: Where can you hand in knives and guns?

West Yorkshire weapons amnesty: Where can you hand in knives and guns?

People in possession of illegal knives and guns are being urged to surrender them to police during a 10 day campaign.

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Storm Doris: When and where will the gusts be strongest in Yorkshire?

Storm Doris: When and where will the gusts be strongest in Yorkshire?

With Yorkshire gearing up for Storm Doris tomorrow, we've rounded up the times when the gusts are expected to be strongest throughout the day.

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