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Celebrating 800 editions of Good Times

As Good Times celebrates 800 editions, we look at the changes to the pub, club and social scene in the Echo readership area. The Rowley brothers, Karl and Michael of Rastrick, took over the Shepherds Arms at Cowcliffe just over the hill some three...

today, 12:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man facing attempted theft charge after Yorkshire Bank incident in Halifax

A 40-year-old man was set to appear at Bradford Magistrates Court this morning charged with attempted theft following an incident at the Yorkshire Bank in Halifax yesterday, Police had been called to the bank, in Waterhouse Street, in the run up to...

today, 11:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

4x4 emergency volunteers have vehicle stolen

West Yorkshire 4x4 Volunteers, who were out helping drivers stuck in the snow and ice yesterday night have also issued an appeal after one of its members had his vehicle stolen while he was out at work. The Cleckheaton based volunteers began in 2011,...

yesterday, 15:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Arrest made after Yorkshire Bank robbery incident in Halifax

A man has been arrested following an alleged robbery at a bank in Halifax. Police were called to the Yorkshire Bank in Waterhouse Street in the run up to noon this morning, Tuesday, January 17, after an alarm had been triggered. A suspect has now been...

yesterday, 13:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Halifax teenagers praised for helping motorists through the snow - ‘I’ve never seen anything like it,’ says...

Halifax teenagers have been praised for showing community spirit to help keep traffic moving and people to get home during Tuesday’s snow hit road rush hour gridlock. Motorist John Durkin was on his way home to Menston, near Ilkley, having left a...

yesterday, 12:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

Halifax police called to robbery attempt incident at Yorkshire Bank

Police officers are responding to a suspected robbery at a Halifax bank. Officers were dealing with the incident at the Yorkshire Bank in Waterhouse Street just before noon today. An alarm at the bank had been triggered and officers had responded and...

yesterday, 12:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

Weather warning: Two more days of snow and high winds expected to batter Yorkshire

Warnings have again been issued by the Met Office this morning as high winds and snow storms are expected to hit Yorkshire again tonight. Watch: Planes land in adverse weather conditions at Leeds Bradford Airport Wintry conditions caused traffic chaos...

yesterday, 10:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Brighouse fundraiser named UK Trucker of the Year 2017

A truck driver from Brighouse has been named UK Trucker of the Year 2017 by Trucking magazine. Imtiaz (Charlie) Karolia, was nominated by his friends and colleagues and received the most votes in the UK. He said: “I am blown away. I’d like to thank...

yesterday, 10:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Snow causes chaos on roads in Calderdale

As snow fell across Calderdale yesterday evening (Tuesday) many commuters found themselves stuck in traffic trying to get home. More of the white stuff is forecast to hit parts of the borough throughout the day and a few schools have closed for the...

yesterday, 09:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Weather warning: Snow and high winds continue to batter Yorkshire as forecast predicts extended cold blast

The icy blast of snow, high winds and ice is expected to continue today with the Met Office re-issuing its Yellow Warnings for Yorkshire. Roads remain closed across the county as snow continues to fall and wind speeds begin to pick up. Follow our...

yesterday, 07:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

SAVE UP TO £140: Flamingo Land 2018 annual pass reader offer - last chance to buy

Hurry and you can still get our exclusive Flamingo Land annual pass offer - saving you up to £140. But be quick. This limited reader offer, subject to availability, has been extended and must end Sunday, January 28, 2018. And the quicker you buy the...

yesterday, 05:00 in Yorkshire & Humber
Delays, crashes and vehicles stranded as snowy weather causes disruption across West Yorkshire

Delays, crashes and vehicles stranded as snowy weather causes disruption across West Yorkshire

Treacherous conditions on roads across West Yorkshire have caused traffic chaos tonight. Motorists were warned to expect delays of up to two hours from 7pm on motorways in West Yorkshire, as snow began to sweep across the region. The M62 westbound...

Tuesday, 22:16 in Yorkshire & Humber
Calderdale's Met Office weather warnings extend to end of the week

Calderdale's Met Office weather warnings extend to end of the week

The Met Office's yellow warning for winds of up to 80mph currently last until Thursday lunchtime, while snow and ice warnings last until Friday. A spokesperson for the Met Office said: "Very strong winds will affect parts of the UK during...

Tuesday, 16:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

Met office issue yellow warning of snow and ice for Calderdale

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for snow and ice in Yorkshire with the risk of some roads and pavements turning icy. Showers are falling as sleet, snow and hail already in the borough and it is set to continue into the evening and into...

Tuesday, 13:07 in Yorkshire & Humber
Revealed: A 'revolutionary' 30-year vision for Yorkshire's transport system

Revealed: A 'revolutionary' 30-year vision for Yorkshire's transport system

A radical overhaul of ticketing and high speed rail travel between Leeds and Manchester in half an hour are at the centrepiece of a 30 year vision for transport in the North laid out today. Transport for the North's strategic transport plan sets out...

Tuesday, 12:30 in Yorkshire & Humber

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