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Incredible Edible: Going ‘edimental’ along the canal

We are very lucky, Anna Gugan a professional landscape gardener from Harrogate volunteered to help us after hearing Mary tell the story of IET in her hometown.

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Day One of the Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire Day 1: Thrills and spills at the seaside

Even before the tumble on the approach to the finishing tape in Scarborough, the crowds had been buzzing.

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The old five pound notes will soon be out of circulation.

Don’t panic, but you only have one week left to use your old paper fivers

People have just a week left to spend or bank the 155 million paper Bank of England fivers still in circulation before they lose their legal tender status.

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Todmorden Town Hall

Planning applications: Change from takeaway to micropub in Todmorden

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

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Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

Organiser, Oracle, Elephant, Maverick, or Steady Eddie ... which friend are you?

The average adult has 40 friends - and they fall into one of eight categories, according to new research.

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Stephen Spencer, the only post master known in the world to take letters for the dead

Pushing Up Daisies Festival gives chance to post letters to departed

As part of this year’s Pushing Up Daisies Festival, people will be able to post letters to their departed loved ones. Letters can be sent to Todmorden post office or taken to the post box in Todmorden Library. There will also be a selection of cards and envelopes in the library for people to use to write their messages. Festival chairperson, Mary Clear, said: “Last year, people told us of the benefit of writing down their feelings, sometimes after decades of silence.”

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Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

A police raid in Leeds earlier this week targeted an illicit drugs laboratory which was believed to be producing contaminated heroin linked to a number of deaths.

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Phill Featherstones book launched in Todmorden

Launch of Valley author’s debut novel

VALLEY AUTHOR Phill Featherstone’s debut novel Paradise Girl was launched at The Old Co-Op in Todmorden.

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You'll never have to leave the house for McDonald's again

McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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Tour de Yorkshire: Forged by legacy

The Tour de Yorkshire cycling race arose as a legacy event following the success of the visit of the 2014 Tour de France to God’s own county.

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The proposed strike of Arriva North Trains will go ahead on Friday.

Arriva Rail North workers to strike but what Calderdale routes will be hit?

A 24-hour strike on Arriva Rail North will go ahead on Friday after the failure of talks to resolve a dispute over the role of guards.

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Halifax Road side of Town Hall where work is taking place

Town hall doors to be restored

THE HISTORIC main doors of Todmorden Town Hall are being carefully restored to return them to their former glory.

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Hummus be joking! UK in meltdown over dip shortage

They say bad things come in threes, and following Brexit and the General Election announcement, Brits were hit by another sucker punch with the news that the country’s hummus supplies were at critical levels.

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VIDEO: ‘See the abuse for yourself’ - Muslim mum sets hijab challenge after supermarket attack

A Muslim mum is challenging women across the UK to try on the traditional ‘hijab’ headscarf - so they can see what it is like to be excluded from society or even abused.

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Building of new £4.2m teaching block at Todmorden High School begins

Building of new £4.2m teaching block at Todmorden High School begins

Construction of a £4.2m state-of-the-art teaching block has started at Todmorden High School.

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Gamma, Luddenden Foot. Mark Hallinan, William Glover-Humphreys, Dharmit Mistry, Tania Evangelista, Adrian Fellows, Evelina Cesnauskyte and Natalie Walsh.

Plans to build £2m medical research lab in Calderdale

A medical supplies company worth £25m has plans to build at ‘state of the art’ research laboratory in Calderdale.

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Real life crime fighter Tom Hardy

West Yorkshire Police offer training spot to Hollywood A-lister

West Yorkshire Police Training Centre have sent out a cheeky tweet after actor Tom Hardy hit the headlines today.

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Todmorden motorcyclist killed in crash named

Todmorden motorcyclist killed in crash named

A Todmorden motorcyclist who died following an accident on Sunday afternoon has been named by police as Sam Gelder.

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Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

The Tour de Yorkshire arrives this weekend.
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SKYPE VIDEO: Fashion blogger Susie Bubble inspires women tech creators at Leeds International Festival

Girl power comes to Leeds International Festival when fashion blogger Susie Bubble joins a panel inspiring more women to become tech creators.
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