Todmorden stabbing: Man, 22, found ‘seriously’ hurt at bus station after row erupts in Monty’s nightclub

An investigation has been launched after a 22-year-old man was stabbed in Todmorden. The victim was found at the bus station in Burnley Road with a serious injury from the knife attack at 4.23am today (Saturday). It is believed he was assaulted following an row that began in nearby Monty’s nightclub in Bridge Street. For more crime news and stories, […]

Examiner Business Awards winner TimberTight’s ‘joy’ at 2019 success as firm urges others to submit their entries

The boss of an award-winning firm has described her team’s shock at receiving a top prize at the Examiner Business Awards last time out – and urged others to get their entries in. Tamsyn Williamson’s firm TimberTight took home the award for New Business of the Year and has spoken about what the win meant for the firm, which makes […]

Vigil star Suranne Jones meets Gentleman Jack icon Anne Lister’s ‘extraordinary’ sculpture

Suranne Jones has unveiled a statue of Anne Lister, the character she portrays in Gentleman Jack, in Halifax. The actress, who stars in the BBC hit period drama, attended The Piece Hall in Halifax today (September 26) to reveal the sculpture of the iconic 19th century diarist, who hails from the town. Anne, a landowner, entrepreneur, scholar, traveller, who was […]

Teenager repeatedly punched in the face during brutal attack at Halifax bus shelter

A teenager was brutally attacked and knocked unconscious at a bus shelter in Halifax. The 15-year-old was repeatedly punched in the face by a youth outside the Halifax bank in Commercial Street in what is believed to have been an unprovoked attack. Thankfully, the teen only suffered minor injuries during the assault which took place between 7.40pm and 7.50pm on […]

Yorkshire Covid-19 infection rates for every town and city as Barnsley worst hit

Barnsley is currently Yorkshire’s Covid hotspot, with 1,216 new cases recorded in the week to September 18. The South Yorkshire town has a current infection rate of 490.2 per 100,000 people, a huge step-up from the second-highest infection rate (401.2 per 100,000 people) in Rotherham. North Yorkshire seems to be the area of Yorkshire with the fewest cases and York […]

Spiky-haired burglar covered in cuts jailed for raids on homes in Calderdale

A man has been jailed for five years for burglaries in the Todmorden area of Calderdale. Timothy Butterworth, 35, who is from Todmorden, was sentenced at Bradford Crown Court for three burglaries that were committed at the end of May this year. Butterworth committed the offences between Friday 28 May and Sunday 31 May at both residential and commercial properties, […]

Ackley Bridge Sam Murgatroyd actor Megan Parkinson announces she’s pregnant – but some don’t believe her

Ackley Bridge star Megan Parkinson has announced she is pregnant on TikTok. The Yorkshire actor, who plays Sam Murgatroyd in the Channel 4 school drama, announced her pregnancy to fans on the popular video social media site. In her cute announcement, Megan dances past the camera in a form-fitting skirt to show off her baby bump and mouths along to […]