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School’s hall project quarter-of-a-million pounds nearer, thanks to Leo Group

A Calderdale school’s ambitious plans for a new sixth form and community centre are more than quarter-of-a-million pounds closer thanks to the fund-raising efforts of a local firm.  Boothtown-based environmental company, The Leo Group, has raised a staggering £265,000 in under one week for the Ravenscliffe Spring Hall project, via a

New chair announced for The Piece Hall Trust as transformation nears completion

Roger Marsh OBE has been appointed to the role of chair of The Piece Hall Trust, leading the independent charity tasked with operating the transformed Grade I Listed building into a dynamic new chapter.   The Piece Hall will reopen on Yorkshire Day, August 1, following an extensive multi-million pound renovation. Roger

Halifax firm celebrates HRLFC’s 1987 winning “band of renegades”

Halifax-based chartered financial advisors, Investing For Tomorrow, will welcome the town’s 1987 champion rugby league team to The Shay stadium, 30 years after their victory at the Challenge Cup final at Wembley. A weekend of celebrations for the Halifax Rugby League team will kick-off on July 1. A reunion dinner with fans

GRAHAM Construction sparks a Eureka! moment for children’s museum

GRAHAM Construction has started work on the installation of Spark Gallery, a new exhibition space at Eureka! the National Children’s Museum in Halifax, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. As a gift to Eureka!, the contractor has donated more than £10,000 worth of materials and labour to the space

Calderdale business people urged to support special charity lunch

Tickets are now on sale for business people to support a special celebration and raise money for two worthy causes. Nearly 250 people helped to raise an impressive £18,000 for the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice at last year’s first-ever Kirklees and Calderdale Charity Lunch (KACCL). However, the fantastic fundraisers want to

Halifax-based financial advisers host HRLFC networking lunch with rugby legend

Halifax-based chartered financial advisors, Investing For Tomorrow, has teamed up with The Halifax Rugby League Football Club to sponsor its "Doing the Business" Networking Club. Being held at the Shay Stadium on June 22, the event will welcome former New Zealand rugby player, Robbie Hunter-Paul, who also captained Bradford Bulls in 1996 and became the

First tenants for The Piece Hall announced

The Piece Hall has announced the first nine companies that will be open for business when it reopens on 1 August.   It includes a retail and leisure mix of independent new start-ups, expanding local businesses and returning tenants, kickstarting an enterprising new chapter for the sole surviving Georgian former cloth hall.  A

Wilkinson Woodward announces double appointment

Calderdale law firm Wilkinson Woodward has announced the appointment of two senior solicitors to its Halifax team.  Commercial solicitor James Bell and probate specialist Heather Nuttall have both joined Wilkinson Woodward’s expanding practice. James Bell began his legal career working on clinical negligence cases, before joining Eversheds in 2005 and subsequently transferring to

New creative signage puts Halifax on the cultural map

Yorkshire marketing agency The Bigger Boat has developed a new culture and heritage map for the centre of Halifax, West Yorkshire, to showcase the changing face of the town.   Featuring a hand drawn plan, recreated digitally, the project is designed to help both locals and tourists navigate Halifax’s many cultural hotspots.