50 new houses may be built on derelict land
Atlantica Estates Ltd. has proposed to construct the residential units on land adjacent to the A646 Halifax/Manchester railway line where vacant Cinderhill Mill, Halifax Road, currently stands.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Police appeal for missing Knottingley woman
Wakefield District Police would like to speak to anyone who has seen or has information about Vicki Milton, who was reported missing from the Knottingley area yesterday at 3.15pm and had last been seen at about 7.15am that morning.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Operation Viper leaves criminals counting the cost
Operation Viper has left illegal drivers and street level criminals counting the cost in Kirklees in the latest of a series of Spring initiatives to bite into crime.
Josie, 80, travelling to Peru to champion education
An 80-year-old woman who gave birth to four, adopted 11 and fostered 69 children is sharing her child development skills with education officials in South America.
Students perform Pace Egg Play all over valley
When Calder High School students perform the Midgley version of the Pace Egg Play around most districts of the Calder Valley on Good Friday, they will also be raising money for some good causes in the process.
Bringing a truly ancient drama to life
Heptonstall Players Pace Egg Play at Weavers Square, Heptonstall. Bold Slasher Jim Green, right, fights St George Stuart Hought in last year's production "Pace Egg" is remarkably similar to "Pesach" and "Pascha" or "Passover", the Hebrew exodus and rebirth after persecution in Egypt.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Police believe body found in Liverpool is that of missing West Yorkshire student
A body found in Liverpool last week is believed to be that of missing West Yorkshire student Aamir Qudeer, police have said.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Pair in court over horsemeat scandal
Abattoir owner Peter Boddy , leaves Westminister Magistrates Court in London where he is accused of failing to comply with the traceability requirements of horses slaughtered at and sold from the premises.
First horse meat scandal prosecution: Four men appear in court...
'Perpetually slim' mother hid SEVEN pregnancies from husband and three older kids before 'giving birth at home, strangling the babies and wrapping them in towels hidden in the garage' Cheerleader, 18, who was secretly filmed in her bedroom by her father reveals she has FORGIVEN him and she even encouraged her mom not to file for divorce 'I did not ... (more)
Creative Easter egg competition for children
School children in West Yorkshire are being invited to design their own Easter egg in an art and design completion organised by teachers' recruitment agency, Provide Education.
Churches ready for a busy Easter
On Palm Sunday, April 13, at 2pm, church members will distribute palms around the centre of Hebden Bridge, starting at the Memorial gardens in New Road.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
NEWShipman examination table on eBay for 10k
An examination table once used by one of Britain's deadliest serial killers, Dr Harold Shipman, has been put up for sale on eBay with a starting price of A 10,000.
Exploring woodland crafts this Easter
Local co-operative, Blackbark Woodland Management, are excited to be launching a new holiday Playscheme this Easter Holidays in Todmorden, for eight to 12 year olds.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Straw, earth, wood, stone and sedum will be the building blocks for school
Straw, earth, wood, stone and sedum - these will be the main building products used to create Castle Hill School's new eco-classroom.
Winston's under way
Hebden Bridge based poet Winston Plowes is spending April as one of 78 poets from seven countries taking part in an initiaitve for U.S. Poetry Month.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Bring along your bikes and have them transformed
Organisers of Tour de Tod's and Yorkshire Festival's Fantastical Cycle Parade are gearing up for the beginning of the public workshops this Saturday and the parade on April 26. The workshops are where the public have a chance to decorate their bikes and make costumes to be part of the parade alongside crazy giant bike contraptions and spectacular ... (more)
Voluntary groups asked how Calderdale Council can support them
Local voluntary and community groups are being asked to have their say on how Calderdale Council can best support them in the future.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Burnley and Pendle Citizen: Callum Brown, who died in a car accident last Friday
A STUDENT barber who touched the lives of many and was 'always smiling and joking' has attracted hundreds of tributes.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Fire engine on emergency call collides with Mini
A woman had to be cut out of her Mini after it was in collision with a a fire engine responding to an incident elsewhere.