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Countdown to Christmas - crucial next few weeks for businesses

Retailers left counting the cost of Covid face a nervous wait to see if they be able to wlecome back shoppers properly before Christmas

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Hebden Bridge leads the way in a bid to beat lockdown shopping slump

Businesses are signing up to a unique scheme to promote local shopping - if everyone spent just £5 per week it would generate £2.7 million for the local economy

One year on - flood families still waiting for repairs

Some people are still waiting for insurance payouts and repairs - a year after homes were flooded. Independent review calls for better insurance protection