Woman injured in Halifax house fire: Candle suspected to have caused blaze

A WOMAN suffered burn injuries when a bedroom blaze believed to have been caused by a candle gutted the first floor of a house in Halifax.

WATCH - Hull FC v Wigan: From Ovenden to England - streetwise Jake Connor targets Test debut

GIVEN where he grew up in a tough area of Halifax, Hull FC’s Jake Connor says it was almost inevitable he became the player he is today – one who loves to get under the skin of opponents

Hull FC
British Transport Police want to trace this man

Police hunt flasher who exposed himself at Halifax rail station: CCTV images released

A MAN who exposed himself at Halifax rail station is being hunted by British Transport Police.

Ashkan Ebrahimi, 33, of Oak Lane, Halifax.

Halifax man who wanted revenge on authorities is jailed for 20 years

A revenge-obsessed Halifax man with a "consuming hatred and loathing for people in authority" has been jailed for 20 years after targeting police officers, a solicitor and a judge.


Car dragged to M62 hard shoulder after crash

Police "dragged" a car to the hard shoulder after a crash on the M62 this morning.

M62 near Brighouse. Pic: Google.

M62 lane blocked due to 'broken down van' at Brighouse

Congestion is building on the M62 during this morning's rush hour.

Police said a van was driven at people standing outside the 1904 @ Dean Clough pub in Halifax (Google).

Man arrested after vehicle collides with crowds outside Halifax pub

A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a vehicle was driven into a crowd of people outside a pub in Halifax.

Actor George Costigan has written a new novel.

George Costigan soldiers on as Happy Valley actor turns his hand to writing

Actor George Costigan has many Yorkshire links – but it is his time in France that has inspired him to write a trilogy of wartime books

over 20 years. Hannah Stephenson reports.

What will Brexit mean for the fishing industry?

Holly Lynch: Fighting for a better Brexit deal for our fishermen

THE future of the fishing industry has come to be symbolic of Brexit in its entirety. Going into the referendum, Leavers showcased it as the perfect example of ‘taking back control’, while Remainers highlighted it as an example of how we needed working relationships with our neighbours.

The Channel 4 drama will return for its second series on Tuesday, 5 June at 8pm

Ackley Bridge top of the class as Yorkshire school drama returns for second term

Yorkshire-set school drama Ackley Bridge is returning for a second term, with an extended series starting next week. ‘Headteacher’ Jo Joyner speaks to Gemma Dunn.

Huddersfield street transformed into Victorian scene as filming for BBC period drama begins

Huddersfield street transformed into Victorian scene as filming for BBC period drama begins

Filming has begun in Huddersfield on a new drama about one of Britain's first 'modern' lesbian women.
The Piece Hall, Halifax

The Yorkshire Post says: Music to the ears. A Whitsun tradition is revived

IT hasn’t happened for a century or more, but this Whit weekend was once an excuse for an almighty musicale in the courtyard of the Piece Hall in Halifax.

Burnley Road, Todmorden. Image: Google.

Sex assault on woman in Todmorden: Police urge public to help identify suspect

POLICE are investigating a report of a  serious sexual assault on a 29-year-old woman in Todmorden.

Leon Smith

Missing 21-year-old man found safe and well

POLICE have said a 21-year-old man who went missing from his home in the Halifax area has been found safe and well.
Square Chapel Bar, Halifax.

Pub review: Square Chapel Bar, Halifax

At the risk of alienating purists, the bar at the Square Chapel in Halifax obviously isn’t a pub in the traditional sense.

Curried Monkfish tail with lobster sauce. PIC: Simon Hulme

Restaurant review: Shibden Mill Inn, Halifax

Shibden Mill Inn has a new chef, but can he step up to the plate? Amanda Wragg is very impressed.

Scott Hutchison.

Concern over missing Frightened Rabbit singer ahead of Halifax gig

Scottish indie rock band Frightened Rabbit has said it is concerned for lead singer Scott Hutchison, who has been "missing for a little while now".

Holly Lynch MP.

Halifax MP Holly Lynch announces pregnancy

Halifax MP Holly Lynch and her husband Chris Walker have announced they are expecting their first child this autumn.


Investigation underway after Tour de Yorkshire volunteer narrowly escapes being struck by car

Tour de Yorkshire organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are holding an 'immediate investigation' after a volunteer was almost struck by a competing team's car.

Tour de Yorkshire: Everything you need to know ahead of stage four

The final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire swings into action today, but who will come out on top?
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