Saturday Nov 30
Seasonal sounds at the big switch-on
Over the course of last weekend the Calder Valley's towns signalled the start of the festive period when Christmas lights were switched on in Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge and Todmorden.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Night sky lit up with celebration
Cold and crisp but clear - it was a perfect night for the Lamplighter parade to light up the night sky in Todmorden.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Choir to highlight tunes by two great composers
A popular West Yorkshire chamber choir will celebrate two of the greatest English composers in its autumn concert at Heptonstall Church on Saturday evening.
'Tango' actress is a teatime treat
One of the actresses of the moment stars in a short film written by Hebden Bridge resident Chris Smith, screened at the Picture House.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Lions' fun casino night postponed
A Todmorden Lions' family fun casino night which had been arranged for this Saturday, November 23, to raise money to equip rising Great Britain wheelchair table tennis star Megan Shackleton with a sports wheelchair, has been postponed.
A great start, but we still need your help this Christmas
The 21st annual toy appeal run by Ground Floor Project, at Salem Community Resource Centre, and supported by the Hebden Bridge Times and Todmorden News, is now into its second week and already many toys are arriving at the centre.
Hats off as team effort raises cash for Craig
Team mates of a footballer who is having treatment for testicular cancer have rallied round him by having their heads shaved.
Water is providing the power for parts of our valley again
From the left are pictured Polly Webber, director of the Alternative Technology Centre, Flash Atkins, local superhero and site owner, also known as Ben Davis, Eddie Davis, and Peter Hill, project manager at the Hebden Bridge site An innovative hydropower project based in the upper Calder Valley is celebrating the completion of its first ... (more)
Postal services have returened to a Worth Valley village after a gap of more than two years.
The Co-operative Food Store in Station Road, Oxenhope, has been transformed following a A 290,000 investment to create post office services, as well as a new shopping experience for customers.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Let there be light... a packed day and night of celebration
There has been a fantastic response to the open workshops for this Saturday's Lamplighter festival, with well over 220 lanterns made so far in Todmorden and Hebden Bridge.
Two days of fun and festivities
Music, markets and mirth will be in the air as Hebden Royd's communities celebrate the start of the festive season with their big Christmas lights switch-ons from tomorrow night.
Roger captures the spirit of Le Tour in song
Brighouse singer Roger Davies has climbed into the saddle to capture the spirit of the world's greatest cycle race.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Met Office issues snow weather warning
The warning is in place from 5pm throughout the county and forecasters say there may be wintry showers leading to between two and five centimetres of snow on high grounds.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Video; Strutting their stuff for Pudsey
Staff at Burnley Road Academy, Mytholmroyd, performed an Olly Murs dance routine as part of a day of fundraising activities to support the annual appeal.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Lighting the way
The buzz surrounding the upcoming Lamplighter festival is reaching fever pitch as the pre-event workshops are set to begin.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Shaving heads to support Craig
More than 20 friends and family will have their heads shaved to raise funds to support Craig English, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.
Collect children's toys for annual Christmas appeal
The ever popular Hebden Bridge Annual Christmas Toy Appeal is returning to the upper Calder Valley, providing toys for less well-off families.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Capturing the real mood of critical times
A popular image, perhaps a national stereotype, is that people in Britain were enthusiastic about the prospect of a war which would be over by Christmas.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Valley people take time to remember
Communities in the Calder Valley paid their tribute on Remembrance Sunday to men and women who had given their lives in service of their country.
Tue Nov 05, 2013
Lantern parade to kick off countdown to Christmas in Todmorden
Town centre traders are preparing for an illuminated street festival on Saturday, November 23, which will also incorporate the festive lights switch-on ceremony.