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3 hrs ago | Todmorden Today
A popular event on the upper Calder Valley calendar will return this summer with new ideas - and hopefully some sunshine.
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7 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette
Adel and Wharfedale councillor Barry Anderson, the shadow spokesman for housing, on Leeds City Council, say the decision follows a call made by him last October.
8 hrs ago | Hebdenbridge Today
As the country looks to mark a century since the Great War started, Hebden Royd Town Council and partners want to paint a picture of life during 1914 to 1918 both on the front line and back home.
12 hrs ago | Dewsbury Today
It is part of the government's A 317m national 'pinch point' programme and will include new CCTV cameras and automatic traffic monitoring between junction 30 at Rothwell and junction 32 at Pontefract.
16 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette
The Government must concentrate on securing the best for taxpayers' money in public-owned companies rather than trying to control the private sector, an MP has warned.
A takeaway worker accused of attempting to rape a woman walking home from a nightclub told a jury he "respected ladies" and would never do such a thing.
Pudsey, Horsforth and Aireborough MP Stuart Andrew and Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland attended the Bully Banks campaign day in Westminster to show their support for small and medium businesses that have suffered because of misconduct by high street banks.
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust sparked outrage last week after controversial plans were put forward suggesting the casualty section in Halifax could close and A&E be centred on Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.
Michelle Grimshaw, from the Co-op in Bingley; Keighley Mayor Councillor Sally Walker; Aimeth Fernandez, Asobanar Banana Growers Co-operative manager, Colombia; Richard Dillon, Co-op Group elected member; Caron Metcalfe, Co-op manager at Bingley, and Steph A manager of a Colombian banana growers co-operative gave a moving presentation at a Fairtrade ... (more)
The chairman of a trust which runs Catholic schools in Menston and Ilkley has been invited to address a full Bradford Council meeting to explain how plans to cease paying for transport for children in faith schools continues to cause upset amongst the Catholic community.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 58-year-old man died on the M62 in the early hours of Saturday morning.
A 200-seater studio theatre will be set up on The Grove this August as Ilkley Summer Festival vows to "go for it" in the wake of Tour de France celebrations.
Leader Matt Bigland wrote all the lyrics, played all the instruments and did all the singing on his band Dinosaur Pile-Up's 2010 debut, “Growing Pains.” The Leeds, England, native does much the same on “Nature Nurture,” and the results are similar: Both albums reverberate with walls of driving hard-rock guitar leavened ... (more)
A father whose daughter was murdered by an ex-boyfriend with a secret violent past today said he was "absolutely delighted" women across the country have today been given the "right to know" their partner's history.
The Tong and Fulneck Valley Association, which opposes plans to sacrifice green belt land in the Tong Valley for homes, hopes to persuade Government inspectors to throw out the Bradford Council proposals.
The reinstated Todmorden Curve, offering faster trains to the city from Blackburn, Burnley and Accrington, will not be in use from May, when new timetables begin, because of lack of rolling stock.
A Netherton man has been banned from driving for a year after being involved in a fatal crash in Dewsbury.