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Creative projects will celebrate resilience of flood-hit Calderdale communities

New creative projects will celebrate the resilience and friendship of flood-hit Calderdale communities.

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The Co-op in Mytholmroyd

Planning applications: Redevelopment of Co-op petrol station site in Mytholmroyd

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

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View of Hebden Bridge

General election 2017: Which candidate will get your vote in the Calder Valley?

With the general election just around the corner, we are putting the spotlight on the people fighting to win your votes on June 8.

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Two West Yorkshire teenagers reported missing on Monday are found safe and well

TWO  teenagers reported missing from home on Monday have been found safe and well.
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ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the vice president of the National Union of Students, Shelly Asquith. When contacted by The Conversation, Firth said that the calculations made in The Independent article reflected his own.

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Spring in Ilkley

Weather warning: Yorkshire to be hit with severe thunderstorms over Bank Holiday weekend

Yorkshire has enjoyed a fine week of warm and dry weather but experts have today issued a warning for the county to prepare for fierce storms.
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Drug dealers in West Yorkshire selling former 'legal highs' one year on from ban

WEST Yorkshire Police have recorded 19 offences in connection with former 'legal highs' in the 12 months since a ban came into  force as market for the psychoactive substances has been "pushed underground."
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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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Halifax mum and daughters ran for their lives during Manchester attack

Halifax mum and daughters ran for their lives during Manchester attack

A Halifax mum and her two daughters ran for their lives when the Manchester bomb exploded at the end of tunnel they were leaving through.

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Your guide to Bank Holiday opening times for Calderdale pharmacies

Your guide to Bank Holiday opening times for Calderdale pharmacies

The NHS is encouraging people to prepare for the long weekend by checking they have all their repeat prescriptions.

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Armed police in Manchester following Monday's terror attack

Extra armed police deployed in West Yorkshire after terror threat raised to critical

ARMED officers  from the Civil Nuclear Constabulary are  being deployed to support  West Yorkshire Police following the terror attack in Manchester.
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Courtney Boyle

Tributes to 'lovely, bright and hardworking' Leeds student killed in terror attack

TRIBUTES have been paid to  19-year-old Leeds Becket University student Courtney Boyle after she was confirmed as among 22 dead in Monday's terror attack in Manchester.

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Mourners look put down flower tributes at St Ann's Square in Manchester city centre. Pic: SWNS

Police warn of fraudulent websites claiming links to Manchester suicide bombing

Police have warned people to be aware of fraudulent fundraising websites in the wake of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing.

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Iain Dale from Hebden Bridge

Local lad will represent UK at Scout event

Iain Dale from Hebden Bridge is set to represent the UK at the 15th World Scout Moot in Iceland.

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Eilidh MacLeod

Girl, 14, killed in terror attack was 'vivacious and full of fun'

The family of a schoolgirl who was killed in the Manchester Arena bomb attack have paid tribute to her

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Brighouse hotel to submit changes to rejected building plans

Brighouse hotel to submit changes to rejected building plans

A Brighouse hotel and restaurant is optimistic that slight adjustments to building plans that were rejected by councillors will see the proposals eventually approved.

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Calderdale Council is looking to support voluntary groups in the borough

Uncertain future for voluntary groups in Calderdale

Voluntary groups in Calderdale are facing uncertain futures and challenges as the Council looks to secure the future of organisations.

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Counter-terror police make two more arrests - eight men now in UK custody

TWO men have been arrested by counter-terror police in Greater Manchester in connection with Monday's attack, bringing the number in UK custody to eight.

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Calderdale Council chief executive Merran McRae signing the book of condolence at Halifax Town Hall to the victims of the Manchester bombing.

‘Army may be seen on streets of Calderdale’

Calderdale Council has said residents should not be alarmed if they see armed police and soldiers on our streets.

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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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