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Why parts of the M62 will be closed until spring 2019

The M62 faces overnight closures until spring 2019 as the next phase of the congestion relief scheme gets underway. Work will begin at junction 28 for Tingley on Monday, September 24, to widen the westbound exit slip road to four lanes and the...

yesterday, 15:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is where you can create a Quality Street tin of just your favourites

Christmas 2018 will mark the first time in history that Quality Street lovers can open their festive tin to find an entirely unique selection, all of their own choosing. This popular sweet is being axed from boxes of Quality Street A partnership will...

yesterday, 12:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

Landmark £2.5m investment at Mytholmroyd supermarket

The Co-op is set to serve-up a new food and petrol station store in Mytholmroyd following a landmark £2.5m investment. The new store, located on Burnley Road, is set to open on Thursday September 27 and replaces the current Co-op which was situated on...

yesterday, 09:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

What restoration work is taking place at this Grade II listed building

The near-derelict Grade II Listed station building at Mytholmroyd is currently undergoing a complete restoration. The work is being carried out by Network Rail and its contractors along with Historic England and experts from two local companies. The...

Saturday, 12:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Chris Grayling admits he failed to 'ask the difficult questions' in run-up to rail timetabling chaos

Chris Grayling has admitted he failed to “ask the difficult questions” of the rail industry in the run up to the timetabling chaos which caused misery for northern rail passengers earlier this year. READ: Rail review ordered after timetable chaos...

Saturday, 09:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Councillor James Baker: Public services are failing and need radical reform

Over the past month I have been out with my colleagues surveying every household that I represent as a councillor. The results returned to us paint an unhappy picture. Litter on our streets, fly-tipping, blocked drains, broken street lights and...

Saturday, 08:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here are the locations of mobile speed cameras in Calderdale

Mobile speed cameras will be at the following locations in Calderdale from week commencing Monday 24 September. Boothtown Road Between Woodside Road & Ploughcroft Lane Bradford Road, Northowram Between Park View Avenue & Victoria Drive Burnley...

Friday, 15:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

Figures show missed appointments cost Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS trust almost £1.5 million

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS trust has lost almost £1.5 million this year due to thousands of patients not turning up to appointments, figures show. Data from NHS England shows that, between January and June, 11,931 people either did not show up...

Friday, 14:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Halifax paedophile banned from bus stops and shops nationwide after tricking school children

A convicted sex offender from Halifax who repeatedly ignored a court order aimed at stopping him from having contact with children has been jailed. Elderly pervert Kevin Shutt has now been banned from going to bus stops and shops anywhere in the...

Friday, 14:20 in Yorkshire & Humber

Application to convert agricultural building into holiday apartments in Calderdale countryside

These are the latest planning applications to appear before Calderdale Council. VALIDATED Internal alterations and two storey extension to north east elevation: Cairnwood, 1 Stones Drive, Ripponden. Use of room 203 as office use (B1a) (Lawful...

Friday, 14:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Met Office issues yellow weather warnings as heavy rain and wind set to hit Yorkshire

The Met Office have issued yellow weather warnings for Yorkshire, as heavy downpours and strong winds are set to hit. During Sunday there is the potential for a developing weather system to track across the UK, which is likely to bring a persistent...

Friday, 12:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Halifax-filmed horror series Devils Gold set for release

A new horror series which was partly filmed in Halifax is set to be released next month. Devil’s Gold is a horror series set in war-torn Poland in the days after Hitler’s death, starting on Amazon Prime on October 7. The entire series, which was...

Friday, 12:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Arrest made after drugs warrant executed in Halifax

A man was arrested from a Halifax property after a drugs warrant was executed by police. Officers in Calderdale attended the address of Stafford Avenue at 8.30pm on September 14. A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said a 30-year-old man was arrested...

Friday, 12:03 in Yorkshire & Humber

Community order for stealing a Bluetooth speaker and other Calderdale court cases

These Calderdale cases were heard at Bradford Magistrates Court. Jordan Rimmer (24) of Langdale Crescent, Wheatley, given six points on his licence, £660 fine, £66 victim surcharge, £85 costs for failing to give information relating to the...

Friday, 09:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is what Northowram neighbours had to do to drown out village pub's noise

Music from a Halifax village venue is so loud one neighbour said he could only watch certain, noisier, types of television programmes on a Saturday night. Anything quieter was drowned out by the drum and bass of recorded music being played inside 22...

Friday, 09:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

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