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3 hrs ago | Todmorden Today

U.S. music label showcase sheds light on a great Yorkshire talent

When music reissue label Light In The Attic decided to organise their first promotional event out of North America, they decided to do it in idiosyncratic style.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Folk-Rock, Michael Chapman

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Todmorden Today

New appeal in Bradford murder case

The family of murdered Bradford man, Clement Desmier, has made a fresh plea for information to find his killers on the second anniversary of his death.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, West Yorkshire County, England

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Todmorden Today

Halifax Mum organises walk for the NHS protest march

A protest march organised by Halifax mum will aim to send out a message to health chiefs that the public will not accept any downgrading of services, loss of services or back door privatisation of the NHS.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Halifax Courier

Happy Valley will be back for a second series

Police drama Happy Valley, set in Calderdale and a huge ratings hit earlier in the summer, is returning for a second series, the BBC has confirmed.

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

Todmorden Today

Council pledges to sort care home building out

Ferney Lee Services for Older People has been criticised by a health watchdog for "not providing a safe environment" for its residents.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Todmorden Today

The rubbish pile that kept on growing...

Angry residents protested to the council to tackle a growing 'pile of rubbish' on a Todmorden street, as fly-tippers continued to dump there The rubbish pile on Barker Street was there for more than a month after metal fencing was put up around a house on the street and it is not known how or who is responsible for the fly-tipping.

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

Hebdenbridge Today

What valley's rail passengers want to see

Residents of Hebden Bridge, Todmorden, Mytholmrioyd and surrounding areas want later trains back from Manchester and Leeds, earlier and more trains on Sundays, a direct service to Huddersfield and new trains to replace the outdated units currently used on the Calder Valley line.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, World News, North Yorkshire County, England

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Pendle Today

More delays for Burnley-Manchester train link

The track, which will see train times from Burnley to Manchester slashed to 45 minutes, was set to open later this year.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, West Yorkshire County, England, Weird

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Halifax Courier

Brothers who went on arson spree in Todmorden each jailed for seven years

Two brothers have each been jailed for seven years after they started a series of fires in Todmorden in the early hours of the morning.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Burnley Citizen

East Lancs MP slams Todmorden Curve rail link delays

FURTHER delays to the opening of the Todmorden Curve rail link have been slammed as 'shambolic' by Hyndburn MP Graham Jones.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Lancashire County, England, World News,

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Burnley Citizen

East Lancashire's faster train service delayed by another six months

RAIL bosses have been accused of 'sheer incompetence' after admitting that East Lancashire's long-awaited faster train service to Manchester has been delayed by at least another six months.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Lancashire County, England,

Todmorden Today

Lighting the way for lost musical jewels

One of the world's premier reissue imprint for more than a few lost musical gems comes to Todmorden - and England! - for the first time for a promotional event.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Lancashire County, England, World News, Greater Manchester County, England, Michael Chapman, Folk-Rock

Hebdenbridge Today

Group issues volunteer appeal, and gives insurance consultation advice

Mike Watts, chairperson of Todmorden Flood Group said: "Perhaps understandably, the massive community commitment displayed after the 2012 and 2013 flooding events has waned.

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

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Halifax Courier

A fitting tribute to the Great War

Sisters Milly Sayer, nine, and Maisy Sayer, eight, planting crosses for the First World War centenary at Centre Vale Park, Todmorden.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Greater Manchester County, England,

Newsday

Lancashire Fusiliers march recalled

People are being asked to line Rochdale's streets later for a re-enactment of the Lancashire Fusiliers final march before they headed to war in 1914.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, West Yorkshire County, England

Todmorden Today

Todmorden Pals First World War commemoration march - despite the...

Regardless of heavy downpours, Todmorden's "Pals" set out on their march to Rochdale this morning, honouring their Territorial Army forebears who made the march in August 1914, just days after Britain entered the First World War.

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Todmorden Today

Injured worker awarded A 8,000

A council maintenance worker who took early retirement after his hand was crushed by playground equipment has won an 8,000 payout from his employers.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Todmorden Today

Time to reflect in an emotional week

Sisters Milly Sayer, nine, and Maisy Sayer, eight, planting crosses for the First World War centenary at Centre Vale Park, Todmorden.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Todmorden Today

At the end of a week of commemoration, Sunday sees them follow in footsteps of 'Tod Pals' heroes

A hundred years ago today, Todmorden's Territorial Army volunteers marched out town on their way to the battlefields of Gallipoli, then later France and Belgium.

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Todmorden Today

Weekend forecast as tropical storm Bertha approaches

Tropical Storm Bertha has now weakened into an Atlantic storm and will track towards the UK during the next few days.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane Bertha, West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

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