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Labour councillor Dave Young: Major improvement schemes for the Valley

Earlier this month I was elected as Chair of Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd Town Development Board.

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River Calder at Copley by Kelly Mundy

The importance of ‘teazle’

If you wander the riverbanks of the valley at this time of year, you won’t go far before stumbling across Dipsacus fullonum - known as teazle, writes horticulturalist and gardener Simon Zonenblick (pictured) in the first of a number of occasional articles for Go.

Lifestyle
Behind scenes at woodland site

Behind scenes at woodland site

the countryside team at Hardcastle Crags will be sharing the secrets of how they look after this picturesque woodland on the edge of Hebden Bridge.

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What is balconing? Foreign Office warns Brits on holiday in Spain

More than 12 million British nationals visit Spain every year, and although most visits are trouble-free, the Foreign Office is now warning visitors about the risk of ‘balconing’.

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Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill

Dangerous tropical illnesses commonly caught abroad – and how to avoid them

Although travelling to tropical countries can be exciting, it always carries some risk of potentially falling ill.
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Police numbers have risen in West Yorkshire

Police numbers have risen in West Yorkshire

The number of officers in West Yorkshire Police has increased over the last year, new figures from the Home Office show.

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Do dock leaves cure nettle stings? Here's what to do if you get stung

Do dock leaves cure nettle stings? Here's what to do if you get stung

For centuries dock leaves have been used by many as a simple way to stop the pain of nettle stings, but do they actually help or is it simply a placebo effect?

Environment
Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey?

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey?
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Liberal Democrat group leader on Calderdale Council, James Baker proposed the the compromise motion backed by councillors and a policy to tackle modern slavery can now be developed

Compromise motion means Calderdale Council policy to tackle modern slavery can progress

Tackling modern slavery is something Calderdale Council should do – but councillors argued about the best way to go about it.

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The La Salsa had asked for the g-string clause in the policy to be removed

Performers at Calderdale strip club may have to keep on their G-strings

Performers in Calderdale sex entertainment establishments may not reveal all, after all.

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Orangebox is at Blackledge, Halifax

£400,000 approved for necessary work as Calderdale Council takes on running Orangebox

Councillors have agreed to fund around £400,000 to address infrastructure issues at a high-profile Calderdale youth project.

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The travelling pharmacy will have a range of options available, including the morning after pill, ellaOne, and condoms

Leeds Festival to offer emergency contraception to attendees

Leeds Festival is now offering emergency contraception to attendees, in an effort to safeguard festival-goers against unprotected sex.
Health
Which Love Island contestant are you most like? Take the quiz to find out... (Photo: ITV)

Quiz: Which Love Island contestant are you?

Love Island has gripped the nation since it began in June, with many viewers having their favourite and not so favourite contestants.
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This is why Yorkshire does not currently have a hosepipe ban

United Utilities recently announced that a hosepipe ban will come into place on August 5 in the north-west of England, but where else in the UK has one and why doesn’t Yorkshire?

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Fresh appeal in search for Brighouse hard hat burglars

Police investigating a burglary in Brighouse have issued a fresh appeal.

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There are some specific poisonous plants which can pose an extreme danger

The poisonous plants that could harm your children - and the symptoms to watch out for

Although many garden and woodland plants are completely harmless to wildlife and humans alike, there are also some specific poisonous plants which can pose an extreme danger - especially if your little ones come into contact with them.
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With the schools set to break up next week, the question many people will be asking is: what the weather will be like during the summer break?

This is what the weather is set to be like in Yorkshire over the school summer holidays

With the schools set to break up next week, the question many people will be asking is: what the weather will be like during the summer break?

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Domestic abuse spiked during World Cup, police in West Yorkshire reveal

DOMESTIC ABUSE incidents spiked during England matches in the World Cup, police in West Yorkshire have revealed.

Crime
Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sale which began at noon today and which will in total feature more than one million deals

How to make sure your Amazon Prime Day bargains actually save you money

Amazon Prime Day is a 36-hour sale which began at noon today and which will in total feature more than one million deals.

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Former Shade Primary School teacher Diane Hull has written a childrens book

Todmorden teacher turns hand to writing as her first children's book is published

A retired Todmorden teacher is inspiring children to be themselves in her first published book.

Education
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