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Environment Agency warns intense flooding is set to become more frequent

The Environment Agency has warned that intense bouts of flooding are set to become more frequent due to climate change. The warning follows a pattern of severe flooding over the past 10 years, the last one hitting the Calder Valley in 2015, linked to...

today, 13:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

Osfted: Special measures Todmorden school is on road to recovery

A school which was placed in special measures by education watchdog Ofsted two years ago is on the right road to recovery. Ofsted Inspector Kirsty Godfrey visited the school on January 23 and 24 and has written to headteacher Mrs Elizabeth Lloyd...

today, 10:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Oh what a night it’ll be with sound of New Jersey

Big Girls Don’t Cry Victoria Theatre, March 8, 7.30pm

yesterday, 10:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police find shops willing to sell knives illegally to children in West Yorkshire

Five knives were sold illegally to children when police carried out test purchases this week. Officers sent police cadets aged under 18 into 16 different stores in West Yorkshire to see if staff would sell them a knife, with five shops failing the...

Friday, 15:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

VIDEO: Royal couple ring the Piece Hall bell

The ringing of the Piece Hall bell was performed by special guests this morning. Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall did the honours during the first stop on their visit to Halifax, after meeting business owners and members of the public.

Friday, 12:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Months of disruption ahead as next phase starts on M621 Leeds work

Motorists will continue to face disruption on a major commuter route near Leeds as the next phase of upgrades to the M621 begins. Highways England has been carrying out drainage work between junction 1 and junction 7 of the route since November. And...

Friday, 11:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

VIDEO: Crowds welcome Prince Charles at the Piece Hall

Large crowds have gathered at the Piece Hall to welcome Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall to Halifax The Royal couple met with business owners at the historic venue and spoke to members of the public during the first stop on their tour of the...

Friday, 11:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

VIDEO: Prince Charles speaks to crowds in the Piece Hall

Delighted members of the public have been speaking to the Royal couple at the Piece Hall. Large crowds have gathered at the historic Halifax venue to get a glimpse of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall on their visit to the town.

Friday, 11:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Families among townspeople gathering in Halifax ready to greet Royal couple

Families are among townspeople who have started to gather at Halifax Piece Hall for this morning’s Royal visit. This morning’s Royal visit will see The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall touring the historic Piece Hall following its...

Friday, 11:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Call out for more volunteers to help Todmorden’s Toad Patrol

The call is out for more volunteer helpers to join special patrols as Todmorden becomes Toadmorden as spring approaches. Every year, between late February and early April, toads, frogs and newts return to their ancestral breeding ponds. But in modern...

Friday, 11:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Halifax RSPCA welfare day to help struggling owners with some pet treatments

The RSPCA’s Halifax animal centre is holding a welfare event there on Tuesday to mark World Spay Day. Cat and dog owners who are in receipt of benefits will be able to receive some free or discounted treatments for their pets. This will be appointment...

Thursday, 15:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Grandad inspires Halifax musician’s fundraising debut release

A local artist has dedicated his new record to raising money and awareness for charity. Cameron Holberry, 24, from Pellon, Halifax, decided to release his debut project to raise money for Marie Curie. Released under his artist name ‘Cmac’, the project...

Thursday, 15:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Seventy enjoy Pancake Party at Cornholme

Around 70 people attended a Pancake Party at Vale Baptist Church, Cornholme, on Shrove Tuesday. Jim Haughey, of the organisers, thanked the kitchen team which kept the pancakes coming and said around £100 was raised for Christian Aid. Jim said...

Thursday, 10:39 in Yorkshire & Humber

Further delays to M62 to extend into rush hour after accident

M62 traffic carnage continued this afternoon with delays expected throughout rush hour. There are reports of delays and queuing traffic due to an earlier accident on M62 Westbound between J24 A629 Blackley New Road and J23 A640 New Hey Road. Lanes two...

Wednesday, 17:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Council backs community option for Todmorden College

A cheer rang out at Halifax Town Hall as members of Todmorden Learning Centre and Community Hub saw councillors back their vision for Todmorden College’s future. Last Monday, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet voted to follow council officers’...

Wednesday, 14:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

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