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Brighouse

New Casa Hotel and Restaurant wedding venue faces demolition after Calderdale planning committee refuse a retrospective application

One floor of the proposed three storey building that looks over Cromwell lake off Elland Road has been open since May despite a lack of consent

Stolen monkey found in Brighouse gives birth to twins

Mamma the cotton-top tamarin, one of the monkeys taken in a planned raid at Blackpool Zoo in April, has given birth to healthy twins. Photo: Lancashire Police/PA Wire
Zoo joy as monkey has twins

Ploughcroft launches apprenticeship scheme

A new schemehas been set up to equip apprentrices with roofing skills and energy-efficient construction techniques

Brighouse Juniors Under 11s to kick off the season in style

New sponsor for the U11 junior team - funday planned to celebrate new pitch

Doors to open on some of the Huddersfield's most mysterious buildings as part of heritage open weekend

Dewsbury Town Hall
The doors of some of the most mysterious parts of Huddersfield’s past will be unlocked next month to allow residents to see their town in a whole new light.

News

New Casa Hotel and Restaurant wedding venue faces demolition after Calderdale planning committee refuse a retrospective application

One floor of the proposed three storey building that looks over Cromwell lake off Elland Road has been open since May despite a lack of consent

Stolen monkey found in Brighouse gives birth to twins

Mamma the cotton-top tamarin, one of the monkeys taken in a planned raid at Blackpool Zoo in April, has given birth to healthy twins. Photo: Lancashire Police/PA Wire
Zoo joy as monkey has twins

Ploughcroft launches apprenticeship scheme

A new schemehas been set up to equip apprentrices with roofing skills and energy-efficient construction techniques

Sport

AFC Emley make FA Cup progress

The Huddersfield side are now in the preliminary round

AFC Emley continue build-up to new season with Worksop visit

The Huddersfield side are unbeaten as they gear up for the Northern Counties East League campaign

Brighouse Town will look to progress in pre-season trip to AFC Emley

Paul Quinn's side seek to improve after setback against Bradford Park Avenue

About Brighouse

Brighouse is a town located on the River Calder, four miles east of Halifax. The 2001 Census numbered the population of the Brighouse / Rastrick subdivision of West Yorkshire at 32,360. The name Brighouse (or "Bridge House") originates from a building on (or close to) the River Calder. Brighouse is twinned with the city of Lüdenscheid in Germany, started by an exchange by the Brighouse Children's Theatre in 1950.

Videos & Photos

Bed pushing, Yorkshire pudding boats and black pudding throwing - would you take part in these wacky races?

Ready, steady, dash: First ever Shelley and Shepley trolley race puts area on the map to raise the profile of local businesses and community spirit

Court hearing takes place today to evict travellers on site at Salendine Nook

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