New music and enlarged arts centre audiences continue renaissance in Halifax

The renaissance of Halifax kick-started by the reopening of its landmark Piece Hall on Yorkshire Day in August, has seen a dramatic increase in audiences at the nearby Square Chapel Arts Centre.

The burglars were caught on CCTV cameras.

CCTV appeal: Burglars stole electrical devices from nursery in Ovenden

Police in Halifax have released CCTV of burglars who targeted a children's nursery in Ovenden.

Wodbrook Avenue, Halifax. Image: Google

Man injured in blaze at house in Halifax

A MAN suffered smoke inhalation and burn injury during a fire at a house in Halifax.

The A58 in Sowerby Bridge.

Delays for commuters after HGV strikes bridge in West Yorkshire during evening rush-hour

Road and rail users faced disruption this evening after an HGV hit a bridge in a West Yorkshire market town.

Gritter in Calderdale.

Calderdale Council u-turn on gritting as 70 more roads added to list

Calderdale Council has had a change on heart on gritting, adding more than 70 routes to its list after widespread criticism from residents.


Beverley chosen as starting point for biggest-ever Tour de Yorkshire ahead of grand finale in Leeds

NEXT YEAR’S Tour de Yorkshire will begin in Beverley and cover 711 km before finishing in Leeds three days later.

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West Yorkshire Police picture of Monika Lasek, 36, from Halifax who died following an incident at Solstice Way, Illingworth, on Sunday November 26. A man has appeared in court charged with her murder.

Husband in court accused of Halifax mum’s murder

A 35-year-old man accused of murdering his wife at their family home in Halifax has made his first appearance before a crown court judge today (Friday).

Missing 17-year-old Bethany Pemberton.

Police search for ‘extremely vulnerable’ missing Halifax girl

Police are appealing for information to help trace a vulnerable, missing teenager who has been living in Halifax.

Barrie Rutter on stage at York Theatre Royal  for the final Northern Broadsides production, 'For Love Or Money'. Picture: Gary Longbottom

Final curtain for Barrie Rutter at Northern Broadsides

When the curtain comes down on Saturday at the York Theatre Royal, it will close a 25 year run few producers would have forecast. Classical theatre with a Yorkshire accent had not been in anyone’s repertoire.

Monika Lasek

Man charged with murdering Halifax woman

A MAN has been charged with the murder of Monika Lasek from Halifax.

Murder investigation launched in Halifax

Murder investigation launched in Halifax

Police have launched a murder inquiry after reports that a woman had been stabbed at a house in the West Yorkshire town yesterday.


Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire 'slightly speechless' after receiving OBE

Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire said she was thrilled and "slightly speechless" after receiving the OBE.

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Police have appealed for witnesses.

Passenger suffers 'serious head injuries' after Halifax van collision

A man suffered serious head injuries after the van he was a passenger in collided with a tree and a car, police said.

Skinny lattes, prosecco, Piece Hall - and affordable homes: Why Halifax is booming

Estate agents are tipping Halifax to be Yorkshire's next property hotspot.

Police are appealing for information.

Police appeal after 'lone woman threatened during attempted robbery' in Todmorden

A masked male threatened a lone woman and demanded her car keys before fleeing in Todmorden, police have said.
Former West Yorkshire Police chief Mark Gilmore.

What were the allegations made against ex-West Yorkshire Police chief Mark Gilmore?

A High Court judge has spelled out a series of allegations which were made against a police chief.


CCTV appeal after man suffers serious injuries in Halifax assault

Police have released CCTV images as they try to trace two men following an assault in Halifax town centre last night.

Turbury Lane. Photo: Google.

Rescue operation after car flips over in Halifax road crash

A man was freed from an overturned car by firefighters after a road crash near Halifax last night.

Lindsay Rimer

Fresh police appeal for 23rd anniversary of murdered Yorkshire schoolgirl going missing

POLICE have launched a fresh appeal for information ahead of next week's 23rd anniversary of  Hebden Bridge School girl Lindsay Rimer going missing.

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West Yorkshire Fire crews pelted with fireworks and bricks in Halloween night attacks

FIREFIGHTERS in Leeds were among West Yorkshire crews pelted with stones and fireworks during six attacks on Halloween night.
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