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School life: Enrichment is a big hit with Year 12s

This year all Year 12 students have been involved in our enhanced core enrichment programme, whereby they spend Wednesday afternoon developing a range of skills to help support their progress not only in the sixth form, but beyond it, either in work or a

11 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

What does the future hold for Todmorden Community College?

The future of Todmorden Community College is being considered after a study was commissioned to explore future uses of the site. The study, which is being jointly funded by Calderdale Council and Todmorden Town Council, was requested by members of the To

22 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Lloyds sets aside another £1bn for PPI compensation

Lloyds Banking Group has set aside another £1bn to meet compensation claims for the mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI). The part state-owned lender is by far the worst affected by the PPI scandal and it said as part of a third quarter trad

today, 08:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Square Chapel appoints accountancy firm ahead of expansion

Halifax performing arts charity Square Chapel Trust has appointed York and Leeds-based accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott as it prepares to reopen its newly expanded facility in 2017. As part of the appointment, Garbutt + Elliott will prepare and audit t

today, 08:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Appeal to find witness of Halifax town centre assault

Police in Calderdale are releasing an image of a woman they want to speak who may have witnessed an assault.  The incident happened on Saturday October 15 at around 5.45am on the Silver Street junction with Central Street in Halifax.  A 24-year-old male

today, 08:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Cost of living - fuel prices on the increase

More bad news for motorists as the cost of fuel rose again last week, with unleaded petrol now at 115.2 pence per litre. This is 1.5 pence per litre more than the previous week, similar to the 1.4p rise the previous week. Office of National Statistics fi

yesterday, 15:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

School life: GCSE and A-level students gained a great set of results this summer

Year 11 students at The North Halifax Grammar School have yet again produced a tremendous set of examination results. 99 per cent of our students achieved at least five A* to C passes including English and mathematics with almost 80 per cent of the stude

yesterday, 15:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tour de Yorkshire: Venues announced for Britain’s top cycling event

The host towns and cities for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled. Racing for the third edition - from Friday, April 28 to Sunday, April 30 - will begin or end each day in Bradford, Bridlington, Fox Valley (Sheffield), Harrogate, Scarborough or

yesterday, 14:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

E-fit released after two cars are stolen in Illingworth

Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to following a burglary in Illingworth.   It happened at about 4.50am on October 14 in Occupation Lane, when a blue Vauxhall Astra and a grey Audi Q7 were stolen.  The man police would like

yesterday, 14:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Traffic chaos this morning following closure of M62

Drivers faced severe delays this morning following the closure of the M62. The route was closed for around three hours in both directions between junctions 25 and 26, Brighouse and Chain Bar. Police say the motorway is now open but lengthy tailbacks are

yesterday, 13:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Millions of Brits risking home security

Millions of Brits are leaving their windows and doors unlocked, leaving keys in the garden and relying on their dog to keep their home safe, a study has found. One in five leave their doors unlocked all or most of the time on a typical day and 48 per cen

yesterday, 12:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Halifax MP demands Brexit cash for NHS

Halifax MP Holly Lynch has joined dozens of cross-party colleagues in demanding an extra £350m a week in post-Brexit funding for the NHS. The appeal, based on the high-profile pledge by the Vote Leave campaign, has been described as a chance for pro-Brex

yesterday, 12:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Halifax axed as host town for Tour de Yorkshire 2017

Halifax has missed out on hosting the Tour de Yorkshire 2017 cycle race despite organisers confirming last year the town would be one of venues. Organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and the Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.) have revealed the chosen towns whi

yesterday, 11:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pokemon Go announce Hallowe’en-themed update for this week

The developers of Pokemon GO are getting into the spirit of the season by announcing a series of Hallowe’en-themed special features. From tomorrow, players will receive double the usual amount of candy for every Pokemon they catch and, as an extra bonus,

yesterday, 11:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

£20k invested to improve new showground

Around £20,000 worth of work to improve the new site for Todmorden Agricultural Show is under way ahead of next year’s event. The show, organised by Todmorden Agricultural Society, will take place on Saturday, June 17, 2017, on its new showground next to

yesterday, 10:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

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