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Wanted: People police urgently want to speak to in Calderdale

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. CD1067 relates to a robbery on February 14....

yesterday, 15:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

These are the 11 things it is now illegal for your partner to do in a relationship

Many forms of psychological abuse are now covered by the law which recognises that domestic abuse is not strictly limited to physical violence. Here, we've taken a look at 11 of the things it is now illegal for your partner to do in a relationship. 1....

yesterday, 13:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Still time to sign up for Tour de Calderdale in aid of Overgate Hospice

Calderdale cyclists are being invited to sign up for a brand new event to raise money for Overgate Hospice. The Overgate Hospice Tour De Calderdale is a cycle sportive that takes in some of the best scenery Yorkshire has to offer. The event will start...

yesterday, 10:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

TV Licensing is warning residents in Calderdale of scam emails

TV Licensing is warning Calderdale customers to beware of fake emails which claim people are owed a refund or say billing information is out of date and needs to be updated. These emails often link through to ‘copycat’ TV Licensing websites which ask...

Wednesday, 16:36 in Yorkshire & Humber

Free books for young passengers from Grand Central on World Book Day

Train company Grand Central is giving away free rail-themed books to young passengers travelling northbound on World Book Day on March 7. The initiative, which will include books such as The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit or Topsy and Tim: Go On A...

Wednesday, 15:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Calderdale residents warned to be alert of Council Tax scam - here's what to watch out for

Calderdale residents are being warned about a Council Tax scam that is trying to get hold of their personal details fraudulently. If you receive a text message or phone call saying you are entitled to a Council Tax refund as your property banding has...

Wednesday, 11:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is why you might see smoke pouring from a derelict Halifax mill today

Residents in Halifax are being told not to be alarmed if they see smoke pouring from a derelict mill today. West Yorkshire Fire Service said that crews will be carrying out an exercise in the town as part of their ongoing training. Also in news:...

Wednesday, 09:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

World's biggest crime-writing festival guests revealed - tickets on sale now

The world’s biggest celebration of the crime genre, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, has unveiled its special guests for this year. This year’s programming chairman is the award-winning author Mari Hannah, bringing icons of the genre...

Tuesday, 13:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

Lottie Shaw's Yorkshire Parkin cake to be sold in Sainsbury’s across the country

A Brighouse-based bakery using traditional recipes handed down three generations is celebrating the news that one of their Great Taste Award winning products is now on sale throughout the country. Sainsbury's will be selling Lottie Shaw's authentic...

Monday, 15:03 in Yorkshire & Humber

Wrapped up in the Feversham Arms

There is something deliciously decadent about cocooning yourself for 24 hours in pure warmth, comfort and luxury. But for the last decade a spa in a classy country hotel has been dedicating itself to delivering on that promise, with more than a little...

Monday, 11:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Record sales at Moo Boutique

A Brighouse-based fashion boutique is bucking independent business trends and forecasting a bright future. Despite reports of doom and gloom on the British high street, independent fashion store Moo Boutique has reported record sales in its third year...

Monday, 10:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

Calder Valley team helps rescue injured woman near Hebden Bridge

An injured woman was hauled up a steep slope and carried almost a mile after volunteers and emergency services came to her aid. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) was first alerted at around 9.45pm on Friday when Yorkshire Ambulance Service...

Monday, 08:33 in Yorkshire & Humber

Search for owners of 'Chug' dog that halted M62 traffic near Birstall

Highways England has released an appeal to find the owners of a dog which was running loose on the M62. Traffic on the motorway at junction 27 near Birstall ground to a halt this afternoon after notices of 'animals in the road' were put up. A dog was...

Sunday, 21:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

Kenya travel review: Hemingways Watamu and Nairobi provide bountiful landscapes, beautiful wildlife and...

Naturally, a first trip to Africa is bound to yield a set of completely new experiences. But it took mere moments for Kenya to seem unforgettable. After leaving Moi International Airport in the Mombasa region to head east for the coastal Watamu...

Sunday, 16:31 in Yorkshire & Humber

Half term events taking place across Calderdale in February

As pupils get excited for a week off school during February half term, here are a few things to do and places to go in Calderdale. Calderdale Industrial Museum is inviting families to learn all about the borough's heritage on Thursday, 21 February...

Sunday, 14:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

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