Clarity call on Claderdale hospital shake-up proposals
A LEADING councillor in Todmorden has urged health bosses to provide clarity on a controversial shake-up of emergency services in Calderdale.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Farmhouse fire in Mytholmroyd
The incident happened at around 7pm when a log burning stove with a metal flute ignited some timber roof joists on the first floor of the detached farmhouse.
Delightful family home
The delightful hamlet is popular with families, situated part way between Todmorden and Hebden Bridge, beneath the foothills of Stoodley Pike.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Tod Squad welcome church peal home
The "Tod Squad" bell ringers welcome the refurbished bells home to the Unitarian Church, Todmorden.
Get ready to play your part in something wheely wonderful
Turn your bike, trike, scooter or wheelchair into something eye-catchingly special at the free Fantastical Cycle Parade workshops in Todmorden The parade, on Saturday, April 26, is one of the first events of the Yorkshire Festival - a hundred days of arts and cultural events leading up to Le Grand Depart coming to Yorkshire on July 5 and 6. Staring ... (more)
Police stop more than 140 drivers in operation
Special Constables were out and about on the district's roads keeping a watchful eye out for criminals in the area.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
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.
Thieves steal 1,000 young trees from volunteers' planting site
Heartless thieves have stolen over 1,000 young trees from a local not-for-profit group working for the benefit of the community.
'Are we getting what we are paying for?'
Two extra PCSOs, part-funded by Todmorden Town Council for several years as part of a Government scheme, have been praised for their work and calming effect they have., But some councillors and members of Todmorden Accident Prevention Council have expressed concerns they are not always being deployed in the town and have been seen less lately.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Improvements will be made to the track between Queenstown Road and Waterloo
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.
Another windfarm planned for East Lancashire moorland
Five turbines were envisaged for the Yorkshire Water-owned land but the operator has scaled it back to four, to reduce visual impact for neighbours.
Major business complex awaits green light
A developer will meet with Calderdale Council this week to discuss proposals for a major new business complex in Todmorden town centre, creating more than 50 jobs.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Self Build looking for new members
Hebden Bridge and Todmorden Community Self-Build community interest company members are looking for more people to take part in the scheme The community interest company will hold a meeting at Todmorden Community Resource Centre on Sunday at 2pm.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
It's time for writers to find their voice again
Voices of Todmorden, the popular monologue-writing competition is returning after a year off to once again showcase the creative playwriting talents of Calderdale.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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.
Head's delight at pledge to a invest in school
A headteacher has said she is "absolutely thrilled" that children at her primary school will get a building that is fit for purpose.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
What the Tour De France will mean to Todmorden - and the Fantastical Cycle Parade
The Mayor of Todmorden, Coun Jayne Booth, and Handpade Parade artistic director, Andrew Kim, speak about what the Tour De France and a Fantastical Cycle Parade will mean to Todmorden.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Re-think urged over rail station parking charges
Passengers have reacted with disappointment to news that parking charges could soon be introduced at Hebden Bridge and Todmorden rail stations.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Accommodation boost ahead of Le Tour
Lorna Beaird is hoping to build an eco accomodation and campsite on land she owns on the cycle route off Dobroyd Road, Todmorden Pictured with her daughter Sophie A woman is seeking planning permission to create a caravan park and camping site in an attempt to boost tourism in the upper Calder Valley.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
UPDATED: Rail commuters facing parking charges across Calderdale
Proposals to make rail users pay at stations where parking is currently free have emerged as the Government negotiates an extension to the franchise held by Northern Rail, the company which runs local services across the North.