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Halifax mother tells ordeal of schoolboy, 10, inside Parliament during terror attack

It was the middle of the afternoon when Halifax mum Victoria Shackley was sent a text message that no parent would ever want to receive.

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Old streetlights are set to be replaced.

Calderdale street lights to be replaced in multi-million pound scheme

Old streetlights in Calderdale will be replaced in a bid to slash the council’s electricity bill while wi-fi connections could be installed in the columns.

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A trainee soldier is to be sentenced for the attempted murder of a comrade who he told a court martial he was being bullied by.

Yorkshire soldier who tried to murder fellow serviceman faces sentencing

A trainee soldier is to be sentenced for the attempted murder of a comrade who he told a court martial he was being bullied by.

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CCTV: One of the suspects wanted by West Yorkshire Police.

CCTV: Do you recognise men wanted for 'frightening' Calderdale robbery?

Detectives are hunting for thieves who threatened staff during a "frightening" robbery in Calderdale.

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David Taylor arrives for his verdict trial in Bali, Indonesia

Yorkshire DJ jailed over Bali policeman’s death

A YORKSHIRE man charged with attacking a traffic police officer and causing his death on the Indonesian island of Bali has been jailed for six years and his Australian girlfriend for four years.

Crime
How Ed Sheeran could look on his Game of Thrones debut.

Pop star Ed Sheeran to guest star in Game of Thrones

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is to guest star in Game Of Thrones.
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A portrait of Anne Lister

Game of Thrones producer takes on story of Yorkshire’s ‘first modern lesbian’

FOR A literary figure forgotten for generations, Anne Lister’s elevation to Bronte-like status is as hard to understand as the four million words she committed to paper.

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Northern Rail services are being disrupted after a landslip.

Travel alert: Trains disrupted in West Yorkshire after landslip near Halifax

Passengers in West Yorkshire are being warned of disruption to train services after a landslip between Sowerby Bridge and Halifax.
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Praise for locals who tackled jewel raiders in Yorkshire street

A DETECTIVE has praised the bravery of locals in Brighouse for helping to apprehend three raiders.

Crime
Campaign to help Yorkshire dad of two left with 15 fractured bones in face after horrific cricket incident

Campaign to help Yorkshire dad of two left with 15 fractured bones in face after horrific cricket incident

A fundraising campaign has been set up after a Yorkshire man was smashed in the face with a cricket ball and left with 15 fractured bones in his face.
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CONDUCTOR: Halfiax's Choral Society's John Pryce-Jones in action.

Classical: Two centuries of song

Beethoven was alive and still busily composing when the small town of Halifax gathered together local singers to form a concert choir.

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Witness appeal after man suffered serious injuries in attack

WEST Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses to an attack in Brighouse which left a man with serious head injuries
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Glenn Smith, oener of the Ritz Ballroom in Brighouse. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Crackers! Would anyone really confuse THIS Ritz with the other one?

ONE caters for the well-heeled, the other is more down-at-heel, and few would confuse them, but a Yorkshire nightspot was today at the centre of an unlikely naming dispute with one of the world’s top hotels.

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A little boy opened a chocolate egg expecting to find a toy inside - but discovered six tablets. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Halifax toddler finds sedative tablets inside ‘Minions’ Easter egg

A mother in West Yorkshire says her son opened a chocolate egg expecting to find a toy inside, but discovered six tablets.

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Arrest after man seriously injured in hit-and-run in Todmorden

A MAN was arrested after a pedestrian was seriously injured in an alleged hit-and-run incident in Todmorden early today.

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Children rescued from cliff near Todmorden

FIREFIGHTERS used water sleds to rescue two children after they were reported to be trapped on a cliff next to a canal in Hebden Bridge this afternoon.
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Police and all emergency workers demand better protection from the law, says Halifax MP Holly Lynch.

Holly Lynch: Assaults on our brave emergency service staff are attacks on us all

HAVING been out with all the emergency services in my constituency, may I start by paying tribute to the work that they do? Behind the uniforms are incredibly brave and dedicated individuals who, regrettably, face risks that they simply should not have to face on an almost daily basis.

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Unconfirmed sightings of missing man as search enters fourth week

Unconfirmed sightings of missing man as search enters fourth week

Police detectives are continuing to appeal for information to trace missing Craig Alderson after a number of unconfirmed sightings of him.

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Craig Alderson.

Police ‘increasingly concerned’ for welfare of missing man from Halifax

Police are continuing to appeal for the public’s help in finding a Halifax man who has been missing for nearly two weeks.

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Storytelling is priceless to a child's education, says headteacher Sarah Weller.

YP Letters: Why fairy stories have powerful life lessons for children

From: Mrs Sarah Weller, Hipperholme Grammar Junior School, Wakefield Road, Lightcliffe, Halifax.

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