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Halifax do enough to see off rivals Rochdale

Halifax recovered from their Challenge Cup loss at Featherstone by beating Rochdale Hornets 28-2 in a scrappy encounter at the Shay.

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Lottie Wilcocks and Velvet

Teenage wheelchair athlete devastated as assistance dog goes missing

A 15-year-old Paralympian from West Yorkshire is desperately searching for her specially-trained assistance dog after she went missing on a walk.

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Theresa May launches the Tory manifesto in Yorkshire.

YP Comment: May makes her pitch to voters. Brexit is the big imponderable

THERESA MAY was being typically modest when asked if her election manifesto marked a deviation from the Tory values espoused by Margaret Thatcher and, more recently, David Cameron. “There is no May-ism,” the Prime Minister told reporters at the party’s launch venue in Halifax before highlighting her credentials as a strong and stable leader getting on with the job.

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Predatory paedophile raped girl in Halifax while ‘partner’ took pictures

Predatory paedophile raped girl in Halifax while ‘partner’ took pictures

Two predatory paedophiles who abused a child together and descended to the “depths of depravity” have been jailed.

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Theresa May launches the Tory manifesto in Halifax.

Tom Richmond: Significance and symbolism of Theresa May launching Tory manifesto in Halifax

THE symbolism and significance of Theresa May’s decision to launch the Conservative Party manifesto in the working class mill town of Halifax should not be under-estimated as the general election finally looms.

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Video: Protestors threaten to disrupt Tory manifesto launch in Halifax

Protesters threatened to disrupt today’s Tory manifesto launch, as dozens of Labour and Unite supporters gathered to voice their opposition to the Government’s record on NHS funding and workers rights.

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Theresa May and Philip Hammond at a pre-manifesto press conference overshadowed by reports of splits between the Prime Minister and Chancellor.

YP Comment: Theresa May’s manifesto tests. Tories must make positive case

THERESA May has two significant grounds for optimism as she prepares to unveil the Tory manifesto – the reputed £58bn ‘black hole’ in Labour’s own spending plans and confirmation yesterday that the UK’s jobless rate has fallen to a 32-year low because a record number of people are in work.

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Then prime minister David Cameron launched the Conservatives' first poster of the 2015 election campaign in Halifax.

May hopes to end Tories' Halifax heartache

HALIFAX meets a lot of the criteria you would expect those orchestrating the Conservative election effort would have applied as they looked for a location to launch the 2017 General Election manifesto.

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FC Halifax Town manager Billy Heath celebrates their weekend play-off final victory over Chorley.

Halifax already preparing for new challenges

FC HALIFAX TOWN chairman David Bosomworth says that the board remain fully committed to backing financially the club’s attempt to consolidate in the National League while acknowledging the challenges ahead.

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GALLERY - Watch how FC Halifax Town earned promotion back to the National League

SCOTT GARNER proved to be the hero for FC Halifax Town when his extra-time header earned the Yorkshire club a return to the National League with a 2-1 win over Chorley.

Non-League

Yorkshire dramas Happy Valley and Emmerdale reigns at the BAFTA awards as The Crown misses out

Happy Valley has triumphed over The Crown at the Bafta TV awards, as the royal drama left empty handed despite racking up the most nominations with five nods.
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Video - FC Halifax Town dig deep to earn return at first time of asking

A GARDENER by trade, it was somewhat fitting that Scott Garner was the man who ensured that FC Halifax Town’s season ended up smelling of roses.

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Armed police swoop on vehicle at Halifax garage following reported sighting of weapon

Armed police swoop on vehicle at Halifax garage following reported sighting of weapon

Armed police carried out a search after they swooped on a car at a garage in Halifax today.
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Video: Up and away as highest climbing wall opens

A leading British junior climber scaled the UK’s highest man-made outdoor climbing wall yesterday days before it is officially opened in West Yorkshire.

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Coroners officers are appealing for help in tracing a man's family.

Coroner seeks help to find family of man who died in Halifax

Coroners are appealing for information to help trace the relatives of a man who died in Halifax yesterday.
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In form: FC Halifax Town have won seven of their last nine games to reach the play-offs. (Picture: Bruce Fitzgerald)

Salford City v FC Halifax Town: Shaymen out to spoil promotion party for Class of ‘92

AS A former footballer, FC Halifax Town director Bobby Ham is able to empathise with the Manchester United old boys who own Salford City ahead of tonight’s play-off showdown.

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Steven Thorpe

Police appeal to trace missing Holmfirth man, 64

DETECTIVES  in Holmfirth are appealing for information to trace missing a missing 64-year-old man.

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Record-breaking crowd for epic 2017 Tour de Yorkshire finale

Record-breaking crowd for epic 2017 Tour de Yorkshire finale

A record one million fans turned out to watch the epic finale to the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire which saw Serge Pauwels claim the stage and overall victory.
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Yp Comment: Halifax cloth hall is to reopen

Yp Comment: Halifax cloth hall is to reopen

IN lavishing praise on Halifax the poet Sir John Betjeman once said that the Piece Hall was symbolic of the town’s “great worth” and hidden beauty.

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