A 50 kilo sheep was rescued by firefighters after getting stuck between rocks on moorland north of Todmorden yesterday evening.Read the full story ›
A former Todmorden fell-running champion has been jailed for 18 years for the attempted murder of a UK Athletics official.Read the full story ›
Two children were rescued from cliff area near Todmorden this morning.
Rescue services say they were stranded on a steep banking at the side of the canal.
Crews deployed the water rescue sled and escorted them across the canal, with both receiving treatment for cold from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service.
An investigation is underway after a collision involving a police car in Todmorden.
It happened on Halifax Road when a Vauxhall Corsa crossed onto the opposite carriageway and was involved in a head-on collision with a police car at around 2.50am this morning.
Two male officers, were taken to hospital and treated for whiplash injuries.
The driver of the Corsa, a 42-year-old man, from Todmorden, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of drink-driving and is currently in custody.
The flood warning sirens in Todmorden, Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd have been sounded this morning as part of a live training exercise.Read the full story ›
Fire crews in West Yorkshire say they are tackling a blaze at an activity centre in Todmorden.Read the full story ›
Police are concerned for the welfare of an 81-year-old man who has gone missing from Todmorden.
Michael Connor was last seen around 11pm on Friday August 5th in Todmorden centre believed to be making his way home but has so far not made it.
Mr Connor is described as 5' 10" tall, slim build. He is believed to be wearing a dark coloured wax barbour style coat with a belt around the waist and may have a walking stick.
West Yorkshire Police are making a fresh appeal for information to help trace Antony Hill.
The 19-year-old, who also uses the names of Antony Richie and Antoine Richis, was reported missing on February 22. Police believe he may have been seen two days later in Manchester City Centre.
He is described as 5ft 10in, very slim build and short dark hair.
Police know that he has links across Greater Manchester and Lancashire, as well as in the upper valley area of Calderdale.
Police are appealing for information to find a man missing from Todmorden.
Daniel Holmes, aged 26, from Pudsey Road, Todmorden, was last seen yesterday at his home address.
He is described as white male, 5ft 11", average build, short dark brown hair and unshaven.
We are concerned for Daniel as are his family, and are appealing for anyone who has information about his whereabouts to come forward as soon as possible."
Delays of up to 40 minutes can be expected on Northern Rail services between Hebden Bridge, Todmorden and Blackburn due to safety checks being made between Burnley Manchester Road and Hebden Bridge.