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East Lancs moggy misses out on national award

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

AN East Lancashire cat has missed out on a national award by a whisker.

Todmorden waste plant will be shut until November

3:59pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CRIMINAL damage to a waste plant has meant that the site will be closed until November.

Groups to have say on their funding in Todmorden

Lancashire Telegraph: Coun Steve Sweeney

12:33pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

VOLUNTARY and community groups in Todmorden are being asked to have their say on how Calderdale Council can best support them in the future.

Le Tour is inspiration for Todmorden 2014 carnival

Lancashire Telegraph: Cycling festival at Harewood House to celebrate le Tour

11:57am Tuesday 13th May 2014

THE arrival of the Tour de France in Calderdale is set to be the central theme of this year’s Todmorden Carnival.

Speed limits set to be cut to 20mph in Todmorden

Lancashire Telegraph: A survey has revealed that nearly 80 per cent of people think a 20mph speed limit should be in place on local roads, particularly near schools

1:30pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

RESIDENTIAL speed limits in Todmorden and Walsden are set to be reduced to 20mph, councillors have confirmed.

Comedy star visits

Lancashire Telegraph: Comedy star visits

1:04pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

STAND-UP comic Joel Dommett will be performing at Burnley Mechanics theatre tomorrow.

Fire risk on ‘dried-out’ moorlands near Todmorden

Lancashire Telegraph: Fire fighters rescue locked-out resident

1:02pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

FIRE chiefs are urging countryside users to take care after a major moorland fire damaged a mile-long stretch of the South Pennines.

Hugh from Todmorden’s five uncles had ‘rough ride’ in the war

Lancashire Telegraph: Hugh Neems with his book, A Rough Ride

12:50pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

A RETIRED minister turned author has recounted the sacrifices made by his five uncles on land and in the air during the battles of the Great War.

Todmorden divided over store plan on Shipman surgery site

Lancashire Telegraph: How the proposed store would look. Inset, Harold Shipman

6:00pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

FRESH plans for a new Asda supermarket in Todmorden — on the site of an old cinema and medical centre — have divided the town.

Plans for £7.5m investment for two Todmorden schools

Lancashire Telegraph: Todmorden High School could be rebuilt

5:00pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

TWO Todmorden schools could be rebuilt if plans for a £7.5million investment are given the go ahead.

Work starts on restoring Burnley court to its former glory

Lancashire Telegraph: Scaffolding on the county court building

1:59pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

WORK has finally begun on restoring an iconic Burnley building.

Todmorden man's groovy new use for records

Lancashire Telegraph: Phil Fowler removes the centre from vinyl records to make items such as clocks

1:55pm Monday 13th January 2014

ALICE Cooper has one, so too do The Smiths’ Johnny Marr and Mike Joyce. One has even found its way into Duane Eddy’s home in America.

Todmorden book expert dies at 69

Lancashire Telegraph: Victor Collinge

2:30pm Friday 10th January 2014

A RENOWNED bookseller, whose shop was an Aladdin’s cave of works, has died at the age of 69.

Explore using Bike & Go scheme in Blackburn and Todmorden

3:00pm Thursday 26th December 2013

NEVER mind the Boris Bikes in London - East Lancashire now has its own two-wheeled solution for intrepid tourists.

Extra help offered to flood risk households in Todmorden and Cornholme

Lancashire Telegraph: Flash floods have been a problem in Todmorden

6:00am Wednesday 18th December 2013

EXTRA help is being offered to house-holders in Todmorden and Cornholme who may still be susceptible to flooding.

'Incredible' book tells story of Todmorden veg scheme success

Lancashire Telegraph: Corn grows outside the police station

1:30pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

ECO-campaigners are taking self-sufficiency to new heights in Todmorden– by asking supporters to back a book detailing the secrets of their success.

Todmorden teens help paint the town green

1:23pm Sunday 24th November 2013

TEENAGERS in Todmorden have been helping to ‘paint the town green’ as part of a new civic pride drive.

Todmorden sustainable food garden launches

Lancashire Telegraph: Aquaponics team, from left, Naomi Rosenberg, Gareth Coleman, Paulo Marini and Jeronimo Suaraez

3:30pm Friday 22nd November 2013

CAMPAIGNERS for sustainable food production, who have won the support of Prince Charles, have launched a £545,000 aqua garden.

Lantern parade to kick off countdown to Christmas in Todmorden

Lancashire Telegraph: Jeff Thomson, who runs the Curried Away market stall

2:59pm Tuesday 5th November 2013

A LANTERN parade is set to officially kick off the Christmas countdown in Todmorden.

Police to escort Todmorden Moor Wind Farm turbine truckers

5:30pm Thursday 31st October 2013

POLICE-escorted trucks will be driven through the Valley in November and December as turbines are transported to Todmorden Moor Wind Farm.

Todmorden Town Hall to get £50k revamp

Lancashire Telegraph: Todmorden Town Hall

3:41pm Wednesday 25th September 2013

A LANDMARK which once denoted the boundary between Lancashire and Yorkshire is set to benefit from a £50,000 revamp.

Stolen Todmorden war memorials to be replaced

1:00pm Saturday 24th August 2013

A PROJECT to replace stolen war memorials has been given a £13,000 funding boost and will be recreated by an internationally-renowned sculptor.

Lottery grant given to Todmorden church

3:20pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

WORK is set to be carried out on the steeple and roof of a village church after a lottery grant of £85,000 was secured.

Todmorden beautician banks on art to draw in customers

Lancashire Telegraph: Owner Samantha Billington at Tanz Beauty at the Bank

4:09pm Monday 19th August 2013

MONEY may not be able to buy you love – but it can sure make you stand out from the crowd.

Recyclers in Todmorden reminded of centre's closure

2:28pm Thursday 15th August 2013

RECYCLERS and those with rubbish to discard in Todmorden are being reminded that a major centre is to close soon.

Floods cause 'sheer devastation' in Todmorden

Lancashire Telegraph: Scenes of flooding in the Walsden area of Todmorden

9:00am Wednesday 31st July 2013

A TOWN was left under a foot and a half of water after flash floods ripped up roads.

Family from Todmorden win share of £1.9m 'holiday from hell' damages

Lancashire Telegraph: Dogs, birds and mice were seen in the dining room at the Bahia Principe Hotel

2:40pm Friday 19th July 2013

A FAMILY from Todmorden who stayed in a hotel besieged by cockroaches and vermin, with a dining room invaded by dogs, birds and mice, are set to share in a £1.9million compensation payout.

Opera dedicated to Sufragette opens in Todmorden

Lancashire Telegraph: Emily Wilding Davison’s brutal death at the 1913 Derby

3:37pm Thursday 4th July 2013

AN opera dedicated to a Suffragette heroine is set to receive its world premiere in Todmorden tonight thanks to an award winning composer.

Todmorden Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society to perform 'Teechers'

3:58pm Tuesday 18th June 2013

TODMORDEN Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society has announced its autumn play as John Godber’s Teechers.

Honour for Todmorden space rock scientist

11:10am Friday 14th June 2013

A PIONEER of cosmochemistry has been made an honorary citizen of Todmorden by town councillors.

100 tonne crane to prevent floods in Todmorden

1:43pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

A 100-TONNE crane is being drafted in to help complete major flood prevention works in the centre of Todmorden.

Todmorden brewery's tipples listed among the best in the country

2:29pm Tuesday 11th June 2013

BREWERY workers raised a glass in celebration after its unique tipples were listed among the top beers in the country.

Flood drains at Todmorden park block after just four years

Lancashire Telegraph: The park during previous flooding

4:42pm Friday 7th June 2013

DRAINS for a flooding plain have become blocked – just four years after being installed by environmental chiefs.

Driver held as car crashes into house near Todmorden

Lancashire Telegraph: Emergency services at the scene

3:52pm Friday 31st May 2013

A FEMALE driver was arrested after a car crashed through the front window of a bungalow in the Todmorden area.

Todmorden Market trader gets 'Curried Away' over Animal Welfare Society

3:43pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

A MARKET trader gave a new meaning to ‘hot dogs’ when he offered customers the chance to sample a curry made with the world’s hottest chili.

Todmorden initiative recycles drug farm equipment

4:29pm Monday 20th May 2013

CANNABIS farm equipment is being used to keep a pioneering environmental initiative ticking over.

Social media storm as drink is confiscated in Todmorden

4:57pm Thursday 9th May 2013

A STREET seizure of alcohol from under-age drinkers in Todmorden has led to a social media storm.

Awards success for Todmorden flood works

11:19am Wednesday 1st May 2013

CONTRACTORS who installed a flood alleviation system around Todmorden have won a national award for their work on the scheme.

Questions over loss of Labour support in Todmorden

3:48pm Friday 26th April 2013

A SENIOR councillor from Todmorden has questioned why Labour has ended its partnership with the Liberal Democrats in Calderdale.

Worldwide interest for Incredible green project Incredible Edible in Todmorden

Lancashire Telegraph: TELLY TALK Jenny Coleman chats to Countryside host Matt Baker

4:00pm Tuesday 23rd April 2013

A HOMEGROWN community produce project is attracting interest from all over the world.

Celebrate World Book Night in Todmorden

3:01pm Monday 22nd April 2013

READERS are being encouraged to get involved in celebrations for World Book Night.

More support for Todmorden businesses

4:32pm Wednesday 17th April 2013

BUSINESSES in Todmorden are to get more support and help through the Economic Task Force launched by Calderdale Council.

Work on Todmorden drainage problems

4:30pm Thursday 4th April 2013

EFFORTS are continuing to resolve the drainage issues at Centre Vale Park in Todmorden.

£310,000 to protect Todmorden from flooding

11:18am Tuesday 26th March 2013

FLOODING campaigners in Todmorden are set to share in a £310,000 pot to safeguard the town against the deluges which tormented communities in 2012.

Skip firm brothers ran illegal dump in Todmorden

Lancashire Telegraph: UNSIGHTLY: Rubbish piled up at Springwood Mill

6:00pm Wednesday 20th March 2013

FOUR people have been convicted of running an illegal waste transfer station just yards from village homes.

Todmorden park set for makeover by co-operative

6:36pm Wednesday 20th March 2013

A MAKEOVER is in the pipeline for the woodland in Todmorden’s Centre Vale Park – thanks to volunteers.

Todmorden horse meat probe abattoir reopens

10:47am Tuesday 12th March 2013

AN abattoir shut down as part of the investigation into the horse meat scandal has been allowed to reopen.

Warning over phone conmen posing as police in Todmorden

10:53am Wednesday 6th March 2013

RESIDENTS in Todmorden are being warned about a phone scam in which callers say they are working for the police.

Todmorden residents urged to get together for flood prevention

4:01pm Thursday 28th February 2013

RESIDENTS affected by the large-scale flooding in Todmorden last year are being urged to join a new prevention group.

Researchers identify authors of 165-year-old Todmorden library pamphlet

1:53pm Friday 22nd February 2013

UNIVERSITY researchers have identified the editors of a tiny hymn book discovered at Todmorden Library.


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