Fight starts to save A and E but MP calls for debate
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.
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Lupset teen escapes jail term for brutal attack on petrol station worker
A teenager has escaped a jail term for his role in a brutal attack on a shop worker which left him with a fractured cheekbone.
Hair loss service needs volunteers
People in Calderdale and Kirklees are being asked to volunteer to help people facing hair loss as a result of cancer treatment.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Halifax Minster funeral for Andrew Feather
Dale Mclean, 25, of Huddersfield, has been charged with the manslaughter of Mr Feather at the Liquid Nightclub, Halifax, in the early hours of February 9 and he will next appear at Bradford Crown Court on March 20. Search for Halifax Courier in your Android or iOS app store today.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Golf Club Management
Local authorities relinquish more golf clubs
Council-owned municipal golf clubs played a major role in the golf make-up of the United Kingdom in the 1970s and 1980s, but a rise in new golf clubs in the 1990s followed by budgetary restraints on local authorities in recent years has meant that many have closed down or been handed over to a new authority .
Top marks for college students
The awards, which include a cash prize of A 100 and a trophy for each winner, reward students for academic achievement, overcoming difficult circumstances and their contributions to college life.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Calderdale Conservatives back "hands off A&E" message
The Calderdale branch of the Conservatives has backed moves to keep Calderdale Royal Hospital's accident and emergency department safe from closure.
Fire fighter heading to Pakistan to save lives
A West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service employee will be heading to Pakistan to help save lives by lending his expertise to the improvement of emergency services.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Candidate beats fear of heights
An aspiring Brighouse politician set aside his fear of heights to complete an abseil in aid of a locally loved charity.
Woman hospitalised after car flips on roof
The woman was cut out of the vehicle by fire crews from Todmorden and Mytholmroyd, before being taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary with cuts to the head.
Police action in Huddersfield shooting was justified
An Independent Police Complaints Commission investigation into a fatal police shooting in 2010 has found the use of force to be consistent with training and legislation.
Build-up of support to save our A&E
Eric Aked, right, signs a petition to save the Calderdale Royal Hospital A&E department, with Halifax MP Linda Riordan and Labour councillers and supporters.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Student midwife from Wyke raises cash for air ambulance which saved her life
A student midwife is raising money for the 'Angels of the Sky' who saved her life after her car was hit by a driver running a red light in Bradford.
Fuel poverty scheme brings affordable warmth to Huddersfield street
More than 60 households at Croftlands, Newsome, have been connected to the local gas mains free of charge as part of a 145,000 gas network extension project run by Northern Gas Networks and Community Energy Solutions .
Politician abseil for charity
Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for Calder Valley set aside his fear of heights to complete an abseil in aid of a locally loved charity.
Support for campaign to save Calderdale A&E
The Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust this week revealed the outcome of a strategic review and stated its 'preferred option' is a two hospital model for the area with Huddersfield Royal Infirmary being the sole provide of 24/7 accident and emergency - the overhaul would save around A 50m a year.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Wakefield Court Rolls series
Dr. John A. Hargreaves has edited Volume 16 of the Wakefield Court Rolls series.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Car parts firm on the right track
A business that expanded by opening a new branch in Halifax is reporting a highly successful start in its new location.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Calderdale Hospital A&E recommended for closure under trust plans
It is the preferred option of the NHS trust to see Huddersfield Royal Infirmary as a 'hot site' including 24 hour A&E unit while Calderdale would be left as a 'cold site' with planned appointments and no 24 hour A&E provision.
Red alert makes syringes safer
A syringe that turns bright red after it has been used could dramatically reduce the number of unsafe injections in the developing world and save lives, says the researcher who came up with the idea.