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Here's who has been up at Magistrates Court from Calderdale

These Calderdale cases were heard at Bradford Magistrates Court: Ryszard Palczewski (27) of Pretoria Terrace, Halifax, given eight points on his licence, ordered to pay a £770 fine, £77 victim surcharge, £85 costs for using a motor vehicle without...

yesterday, 08:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

Looking back at the Roy Castle Tapathon in Halifax over the years

We're taking a trip down memory lane to events over the years - can you spot anyone you know? Read more about this year's Tapathon, which takes place on Sunday, January 26, here. 1. 2003 Looking back at Roy Castle Tapathon in Halifax over the years....

yesterday, 07:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

A Yorkshire primary school has won a Pacer train to turn into a science lab for students

A Yorkshire primary school, mental health charity and NHS trust have won a contest giving them a chance to put one of Northern's hated Pacer trains to good use in the community. The three winners were selected for their "creativity and their...

Thursday, 11:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pub trade sees boost in Calderdale following long-term decline

More pubs are opening their doors to customers in Calderdale, figures reveal, following a long-term decline in trade. Industry bodies have cautiously welcomed the first rise in the number of premises across the UK for over a decade, but have called...

Thursday, 11:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

'No longer fit for purpose': West Yorkshire MPs join forces to tackle Northern Rail

Three West Yorkshire MPs pressed the Prime Minister yesterday for vast railway improvements within Calderdale and Kirklees. Conservatives Mark Eastwood (Dewsbury) and Craig Whittaker (Calder Valley) were joined by Labour’s Holly Lynch (Halifax) to...

Thursday, 10:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here's how Calderdale A-level centres performed in latest school league tables

Schools are ranked on the percentage of A-level students achieving three grades of AAB or higher, at least two of which are subjects which are preferred by Russell Group Universities. Schools in Calderdale saw 13% of students achieve three grades of...

Thursday, 10:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

Early bird discount for The Cragg Challenge 2020

Organisers of The Cragg Challenge are inviting anyone who is looking to take on a fitness challenge in 2020 to sign up. Up until January 31, entry fees have been discounted by around 15 per cent on RaceSpace for the main events. Read: Halifax...

Thursday, 08:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Why Boris Johnson faces a dilemma trying to keep 'Red Wall' voters and Tory shires happy at the same time

Boris Johnson faces a "big political dilemma" as he tried to keep voters happy in former Labour 'red wall' constituencies in the North and those in traditional Tory shires, a leading academic has warned. Professor Anand Menon, the director...

Thursday, 07:04 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 from a motor vehicle CD1420 relates...

Wednesday, 07:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

These are the 20 most popular baby girl and boy names in the world

If you are feeling overwhelmed by choice and need some inspiration, Nameberry has revealed the top baby names that have worldwide appeal. The baby naming website collated data from countries across the globe, including New Zealand, Turkey, Monaco and...

Tuesday, 15:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Last Tango in Halifax will have Yorkshire premiere at Square Chapel Arts Centre

Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax is set to host the Yorkshire premiere of the upcoming series of Last Tango in Halifax. The first episode of writer and director Sally Wainwright's latest drama will be shown on Wednesday, February 5. Read: First...

Tuesday, 13:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

Brighouse digital agency secures project with £7million turnover manufacturer

A Brighouse digital marketing agency has been chosen to deliver digital marketing support to one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of bi-fold hardware. Vizulate Digital has been selected by Bradford based Debar to develop new trade and consumer...

Tuesday, 11:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

Harworth lets £3.6million upgraded unit in Brighouse to Mobus Fabrics

A land regeneration and property development firm has purchased an industrial unit in Brighouse and has agreed a new long-term letting with leading upholstery fabric manufacturer Mobus Fabrics as part of growing its income portfolio. Harworth Group...

Monday, 11:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

21 ways Halifax has changed since the year 2000

From demolitions and new developments to the town and borough making the name of itself in the world of TV here are ten ways Halifax has changed since the year 2000. For more nostalgic picture galleries click here to see photos from a Halifax night...

Monday, 07:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Dancers set to put best foot forward at annual Roy Castle Tapathon

This weekend will see the return of the annual Tapathon at North Bridge Leisure Centre, Halifax in aid of the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation. Organised by Brighouse dance teacher Janet Austin the event invites dancers from across Calderdale and...

Sunday, 12:24 in Yorkshire & Humber

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