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Monday | Todmorden Today

Pigeons, puppets, music to celebrate Pike's big day

Pigeons, puppeteers, a samba band and even a brass band are to perform high up at the summit of Stoodley Pike next month, at a special event to mark the 200th anniversary of the laying of the original monument's foundation stone.

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Monday Apr 21 | Inhabitat

Todmorden, UK Expands Edible Garden Initiative With Flourishing Aqua Farm

The British town of Todmorden has already made name for itself by sprouting edible plants up and down its streets - and the city recently received a grant of over A 500,000 to expand their edible initiatives with a new Aqua Garden .

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Monday Apr 21 | Todmorden Today

Delays on the trains for those travelling through the Calder Valley

Rail users travelling through the Calder Valley, including those going to today's Hebden Bridge Duck Race, should expect delays.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Halifax Courier

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

Todmorden Today

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.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Todmorden Today

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.

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Hebdenbridge Today

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.

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Todmorden Today

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., United Kingdom, West Yorkshire County, England,

Hebdenbridge Today

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Todmorden Today

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.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Todmorden Today

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.

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Daily Mail

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)

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Todmorden Today

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.

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Todmorden Today

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.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Metro

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.

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Todmorden Today

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.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Todmorden Today

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.

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Todmorden Today

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.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Arts, Poetry

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Todmorden Today

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)

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Todmorden Today

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.

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