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What you need to know about recycling Christmas waste in Calderdale

This festive season, Calderdale Council is reminding residents what can and can’t be recycled, to help reduce the amount of waste in general household bins. When buying Christmas cards or wrapping paper, it’s always a good idea to avoid designs with...

yesterday, 09:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Boris Johnson and Conservatives set for General Election majority of 86, exit poll predicts

The Conservatives are heading for a majority of 86 in the General Election, the biggest majority since 1987, according to the exit poll tonight. After polls closed in the first December General Election since 1923, Boris Johnson's party was predicted...

Thursday, 23:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

General Election 2019 live results and reaction from Calderdale and across the country

It’s arguably the most important election in living memory both in Calderdale and across the United Kingdom. Up and down the country, millions of voters have been going to the polls today to decide who will get the keys to 10 Downing Street. Has Boris...

Thursday, 18:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

How to watch the General Election results - Yorkshire Post blog and TV line-ups for ITV, Channel 4, BBC and...

All-star political and comedic line-ups will appear on tonight's election coverage across national television platforms. Up-to-the-minute news and results from constituencies around Yorkshire, however, will be available through the night from this...

Thursday, 17:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

See inside Grand Central’s stylish Adelante trains as £9m refurbishment programme completes

Passengers on the Calder Valley line will soon benefit from increased comfort and style on Grand Central trains as the refurbishment of the operator’s Adelante trains is now complete. The £9 million, two-year refurbishment programme has seen Grand...

Thursday, 13:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is what £100,000 can get you in these Calderdale postcodes

From flats close to a town centre to semi-detached homes with rural views, £100,000 can buy a variety of homes in different parts of Calderdale. Here are ten properties taken from ten postcodes across the borough all priced at or under £100,000. These...

Thursday, 07:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Unite the Union call for 'swift police action' after Halifax and Elland buses attacked

Several First bus drivers escaped unharmed after bricks were used as weapons in a string of attacks across Calderdale. The first attack happened on Saturday near Dean Clough, Halifax; the second attack happened to a 501 double decker, which was hit...

Wednesday, 17:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Fifth of Calderdale NHS mental health patients are children

Children make up a fifth of people receiving NHS help for mental health problems in Calderdale, figures reveal. With the General Election looming, more than 140 children's organisations have called on political leaders to "put children at the...

Wednesday, 09:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

Caught on camera - Police in Calderdale urgently want to speak to these people

Some of these people could be witnesses and have not necessarily committed a crime. But police in Calderdale would like to speak to them. If you know any of these people, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111. 1. Theft CD1380 relates to a theft on...

Wednesday, 08:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Brighouse BID set to offer parking refund when new on street charges come in

Brighouse Business Initiative (BID) is offering a parking refund scheme when the new parking charges are put into place across the town centre at the start of next year. Previously on street parking in Brighouse has been free for a 30 minute period...

Tuesday, 18:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Rail fares set to increase again in the new year

Rail fares are set to increase by 2.7 per cent in the new year, rail companies have announced. Britain’s train fares will increase by an average of 2.7 per cent on January 2, the rail industry has announced, with some long-distance commuters seeing...

Tuesday, 18:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Brexit Party left with just one Yorkshire MEP as Lucy Harris quits to back the Conservatives

Another Yorkshire Brexit Party MEP has resigned the party’s whip this morning - leaving the party with just one representative from the region in the European Parliament. Lucy Harris, who was elected along with Jake Pugh and John Longworth in the...

Tuesday, 18:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

These are the 10 most popular baby girl names in 2019

While there are thousands of names to choose from, these 10 baby girl names have proved to be hugely popular among new parents, and ranked as the top choices in 2019 according to BabyCentre. Which name would you go for? 1. Olivia Places changed since...

Tuesday, 18:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bring in 2020 at these Calderdale venues this New Year’s Eve

Whether it’s a pantomime, family friendly rave or an evening of food and drink there is something for everyone on New Year’s Eve. We’ve collected 12 of the best events that are taking place across Calderdale where you can celebrate on New Year’s Eve...

Tuesday, 18:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

These are the 10 most popular baby boy names in 2019

But despite thousands of potential options, some monikers still remain a firm favourite among new parents, with these 10 boy’s names proving to the most popular choices in 2019, according to BabyCentre. Which one would you go for? 1. Muhammad Places...

Tuesday, 18:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

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