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‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London. During a visit to Yorkshire...

Saturday, 06:25 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Free parking offers in Calderdale for Christmas shoppers

Free parking offers in Calderdale for Christmas shoppers

Shoppers in Calderdale will be able to park for free on Saturdays in selected car parks across the borough in the run up to Christmas. Calderdale Council is offering free parking in a number of car parks in Halifax as well as in five car parks across...

Friday, 12:24 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Calderdale Council leaders come under fire over Local Plan progress

Calderdale Council leaders come under fire over Local Plan progress

Leaders at Calderdale Council have been heavily criticised over the development of its Local Plan which aims to build thousands of homes over the next few years. The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid, has written to...

Friday, 09:43 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Lorries are 'potential killing machines' say West Yorkshire Police as results of operation revealed

Lorries are 'potential killing machines' say West Yorkshire Police as results of operation revealed

Police in West Yorkshire recorded 60 offences during a joint operation to target the illegal use of mobile phones and other driving offences. The force took to the county's roads in a lorry last week to film the driving habits of other motorists. It...

16 November 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Icy blast heading toward Yorkshire as experts warn to prepare for long spell of freezing temperatures

Icy blast heading toward Yorkshire as experts warn to prepare for long spell of freezing temperatures

Weather experts are warning of a cold snap that will see temperatures falling below freezing and lead to widespread frost over the coming few days. Temperatures are not expected to hit double figures over the weekend with a maximum of just 6C expected...

16 November 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
New wardens to protect and serve Calderdale's communities

New wardens to protect and serve Calderdale's communities

A new group of community wardens will be tackling issues from anti-social behaviour and road safety to littering and dog fouling across the borough. Calderdale Council has increased the number of its wardens to provide a more visible presence. This...

14 November 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
School life: Pupils explore Brexit issues through art

School life: Pupils explore Brexit issues through art

On Wednesday 25 October, Todmorden High School welcomed the ERASMUS+ group into school. This group of young people, representing France, Romania and Todmorden are working together to explore issues surrounding Brexit. During their time visiting the...

13 November 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Festive Fandango returns to boost businesses in Calder Valley

Festive Fandango returns to boost businesses in Calder Valley

The popular Festive Fandango scheme that has boosted Christmas spending at Hebden Bridge businesses over the last six years has now been extended to traders in Mytholmroyd. Christmas shoppers receive a sticker for every five pounds they spend with 200...

12 November 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber
 
Packed in like sardines - Calderdale rail user groups press safety fears

Packed in like sardines - Calderdale rail user groups press safety fears

Overcrowding is top among health and safety issues a new Facebook campaign group set up by a Calderdale woman wants to press with train operator Northern. Kate Anstee, of Hebden Bridge, set up Northern (Rail): Ruining People’s Lives On A Daily Basis...

9 November 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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