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Search for 'vulnerable' elderly woman missing over a week

Police are trying to trace a vulnerable elderly woman who is missing in Halifax.

An example of one of the tree varieties available to sponsor as part of the buy a park a tree scheme

A tree-mendous new scheme for Calderdale parks

Nature lovers in Calderdale now have the chance to buy a new tree to be planted in a Calderdale park or green space.

Shan, of Hebden Bridge, spoke about her experience in the campaign

‘Get it checked out’ is local resident Shan’s message in Yorkshire cancer campaign

A woman who is now cancer free has featured in a Public Health England campaign this summer to promote raising awareness of symptoms of lung cancer, lung disease and heart disease.

The Cragg Challenge includes "the longest continuous incline in England" - cyclists, runners and even tractors will be taking it up this Sunday

Cyclists, walkers - and tractors! - all set to rise to Sunday’s Cragg Challenge at Mytholmroyd and Cragg Vale

A day of events will keep spectators and competitors alike busy in Mytholmroyd and Cragg Vale on Sunday (September 24).

Locala boss Robert Flack steps down

Locala boss Robert Flack steps down

The boss of community healthcare provider Locala has stepped down after six years in the job.

Help us choose the finalists for out Chip Shop of the Year 2017 competition

Halifax Courier Chip Shop of the Year 2017 - Vote for your finalists

Cod or haddock? Mushy peas or curry sauce? With or without salt and vinegar?

More rail strikes to hit Northern services

More rail strikes to hit Northern services

Workers at four rail companies - including Northern - are to stage two 24-hour strikes due to worsening disputes over the role of guards and driver-only trains.

Closed for refurb:  Hebden Bridge Post Office

All change for Post Offices with refurb for Hebden and a move in store at Cornholme

It is all change for two of the Calder Valley’s Post Offices.


Delicious food and fabulous entertainment wowed crowds at Harvest Festival

There was fantastic food, fabulous face painting and more at this year’s Incredible Edible Harvest Festival.

On Show: A busy previous exhibition, with plenty of trade stalls - there will be many this year

Next stop is North Bridge - it’s the Halifax Model Railway annual exhibition

Halifax Model Railway Club holds its annual model railway exhibition at North Bridge Leisure Centre, Halifax, on Saturday and Sunday, September 23 and 24 (10am-4.30pm).

Police are appealing for witnesses.

Elderly woman in serious condition after Sowerby Bridge bus crash

An elderly woman is in a serious condition two weeks after a crash involving a bus she was a passenger on.


Search for relatives after death of Bridlington man with links to Leeds and Halifax

Police are searching for relatives of a pensioner who died in Bridlington.
The team from Mytholmroyd enjoyed their visit to Bentham Station in North Yorkshire

Station Partnership celebrate first anniversary of town twinning

To celebrate the first anniversary of their town twinning members of the Mytholmroyd Station Partnership, along with special guests, took on an adventurous trip to Bentham, North Yorkshire.

The After Alice Project archive features over 10,000 images from across Yorkshire

After Alice project goes online with over 10,000 photos

With thousands of photos covering more than 100 Yorkshire towns, villages and cities, the Hebden Bridge based After Alice Project is now online.

The six best views in Yorkshire

The six best views in Yorkshire

We've selected six of the best views in our beautiful county for you to devour.

Many brave cyclists tackled the Buttress despite the rainy weather. Picture by Chris Halliwell

Braving the rain to take on the Buttress

Brave cyclists turned out to test their legs on the infamous Buttress climb.

David Glover's talk at Square Chapel Arts, Halifax (pictured) , about Sir Francis Crossley is the first in a new series of fundraisers

Life and legacy of Sir Francis Crossley begins new season of fundraising talks at Square Chapel Arts, Halifax

Historian David Glover begins a fresh series of fundraising talks at Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax, on Wednesday, September 20 (2pm).

The cladding being removed on three blocks of flats in Mixenden, Halifax.

Calderdale’s high rise fire safety shock

There is not a single fire sprinkler system in any former council high-rise block in Calderdale.

Pumpkin Carving Festival

First spooktacular pumpkin festival comes to Hebden Bridge

Halloween is hauntingly close as Hebden Bridge prepares to hold its first ever Pumpkin Carving Festival at the end of next month.

The Blazing Saddles team, who are linking up with Orange Bikes for the mountain bike trials

Hebden businesses get together for mountain bike testing day, and rescue team will benefit too

Two local companies are getting together in Hebden Bridge on Saturday, September 16, to undertake test runs for a new range of mountain bikes.

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