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Storm Doris battered the UK yesterday and much of it was captured on video. And with planes struggling to land to trees falling in roads and narrowly missing motoristsand paddling pools and trampolines taking flight we look at 10 of the most viewed Storm
Here are the latest planning applications to appear before Calderdale Council. VALIDATED Replacement Garage: Ivy Cottage, Dean House Lane, Stainland. Change of use of existing building (office with ancillary accommodation above) and derelict land immedia
Johnny Nelson is a big guy. The 6ft 3ins former boxer ruled as world champion from 1999-2005. These days, he shares his knowledge of the ring as a pundit on Sky TV boxing shows. But the Sheffield fight expert - who turned 50 years old last month - shared
National Trust staff and volunteers from three sites joined forces on Valentine’s Day to give nature a helping hand. A team from Hardcastle Crags joined volunteers from East Riddlesden Hall in Keighley and Marsden Moor to make a difference by planting 30
Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source
A US Air Force plane which helped in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster has been called in to find the source of a mysterious radioactive cloud heading towards the UK. The WC-135 Constant Phoenix, which is specially modified to collect atmospheric s
Get the lemons, sugar and chocolate sauce in - because pancake day is almost here! For foodies, it’s undoubtedly one of the best days of the year for a decadent treat - and whether you like them sweet or savoury, we have plenty ideas for you. This year’s
With March just around the corner and the Christmas holidays now a distant memory, a prolonged break from work may seem like just wishful thinking. But, due to the fortunate timing of Easter this year, there’s an ingenious way to enjoy an incredible 18 d
“Holy cr*p, people are stupid”: Walking Dead actor blasts Yorkshire man who got Primark to ban ‘racist’...
An actor whose catchphrase is at the centre of a ‘racist’ t-shirt row has blasted the Yorkshire Methodist minister who got Primark to ban the garment after he complained. Walking Dead star Jeffrey Dean Morgan has now waded into the row and blasted Ian Lu
A business park in the upper Calder Valley is helping flood-hit businesses to grow after the devastating events of Boxing Day 2015. The Craggs Country Business Park, Cragg Vale, began life as eight derelict turkey sheds, but now employs around 100 people
HUNDREDS OF thousands of trees will be planted as part of a long-term plan aimed at reducing flood risk in the Calder Valley – which was devastated by the storms of December 2015. The towns of Todmorden, Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd were severely affect
ARMED raiders threatened a woman during an aggravated burglary at her home in Huddersfield. Two suspects broke in through doors at the back of the house on Chestnut Close, Newsome, Huddersfield, between 7.30pm and 8pm on Wednesday. Police said the two me
Pupils at an upper Calder Valley school are top of the class when it comes to reading. Heptonstall Junior, Infant and Nursery School is in the top one per cent of primary schools in England for achievement in reading. The outstanding accolade follows the
David Glover, Halifax historian and writer, aided by Mike Brook, presented interesting and amusing tales of deaths to Todmorden Antiquarians from his vast research into local records and churchyards. He explained that his talk was mainly historically bas
A car went off the road and down an embankment in Hebden Bridge this morning. Police were called to the scene, at Rawtenstall Road, at 7.40am. A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said there were no reported injuries and the vehicle has now been recovere
VIDEO: Solar system with seven Earth-like planets found around nearby star – here’s what they could be like
There have been many discoveries of potentially habitable planets orbiting stars other than our own over the last few years. Now things are getting even more exciting. Scientists have documented a star surrounded by no fewer than seven Earth-like planets
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