Friday Nov 29
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.
Friday Nov 29
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.
Friday Nov 29
Kids fill hall to capacity for their special festival
Full to capacity - that was Todmorden Town Hall last Saturday, when the annual Kidsfest event proved more popular than ever.
Friday Nov 29
Scout Post team all set to handle your Christmas cards
Todmorden residents can once again take advantage of the Scout Post to deliver Christmas cards to family and friends around town this year.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Gospel choir's valley dates
The Three Valleys Gospel Choir led by Ailsa Nicholson will sing at Morrisons, Todmorden at 12pm on Sunday .
Calder Valley MP: Trains will be there on time
From left to right are: Todmorden ward councillor Steve Sweeney, Josh Fenton-Glynn, Labour parliamentary candidate for Calder Valley, Shadow Transport Secretary Mary Creagh and Labour supporter Ali Miles at Todmorden Railway Station Calder Valley MP Craig Whittaker expects the reinstated Todmorden Curve to be fully operational on time despite fears ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
'Incredible' book tells story of Todmorden veg scheme success
Incredible Edible in Todmorden has gone from strength to strength since co-founders Pam Warhurst and Mary Clear pioneered growing crops in public places - and urged gardeners to share the fruits of their labours.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Council's challenge to Ministersa over A 40.5m flood defence bill
Ministers have been urged to come to a flood-hit part of Yorkshire to discuss how to raise tens of millions of pounds for at-risk communities to avoid a repeat of last year's devastating floods.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Todmorden teens help paint the town green
Part of the National Citizen Service, 16 and 17-year-olds from across Calderdale have been finishing off murals around the former health centre site off Bramsche Square.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
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.
Firefighters called to fire at Todmorden flat
Crews from Todmorden and Mytholmroyd attend the blaze which happened last night in Halifax Road.
Take the pledge to support food bank in winter
A food bank has launched its winter appeal to help people struggling financially in the run-up to Christmas and over the cold months ahead.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Schools showed their spots to raise lots of money for Pudsey
Pupils and teachers throughout the upper Calder Valley showed their spots to raise lots of money for Children In Need.
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.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Flash flood bridge repairs to start
Parts of the stone bridge were broken after Walsden, near Todmorden, was hit by up to 18in of water in July.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Police appeal for help to find missing girl
Sophie Lawrence, who is also known as Sophie Holmes, has been missing since 5.30pm on Sunday when she failed to return to her Todmorden home after going to the cinema in Bradford.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Police warn motorists after traffic lights failure at busy Halifax junction
West Yorkshire Police are warning motorists to take care when going through the main junction at King Cross, Halifax, after a number of minor accidents this evening .
Support for relief effort
Dave Lees and Stephen Mitchell with some of the eco shirts they have created with their fashion firm, Disaster Wear, that will donate profits to projects in Haiti.
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
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.