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Carols in the Square
Christmas Eve
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Discussion Forum

Topics on the Discussion Forum include the closing of the New Delight, traffic consultation, quality of life in HB, trains, tree-felling, traffic problems, war and peace, and the status of Mytholmroyd

Campaign for Digital Access

Hebweb campaign for Digital Access: no ADSL in Hebden or Mytholmroyd according BT. According to the BT barometer 174 local people/businesses have registered an interest for broadband.

19 Dec: BT finally replies to the Hebden Bridge Web and instigates a review of HB's (non) "trigger level" - more info

Issue 2 now out. The Upper Valley captured on camera: Milltown Memories is a new glossy magazine devoted to the Upper Calder Valley, featuring photos from the Alice Longstaff Collection. Browse through the website to enjoy a flavour the magazine. Milltown Memories 2 is on sale now price 2.50 from local shops or you can buy a copy online. (5th Dec)

The Hebden Bridge Web is very pleased to announce the online publication of 3 new poems by award-winning local writer, Glyn Hughes, together with revisions of two of his existing poems (19th November). To read the poems by Glyn Hughes and other features about our area, go to our Features Section

"Take it to the Bridge" is a piece written for The Leeds Guide. "Tantamount to Soddom and Gomorrah (Sir Bernard Ingham), The Hampstead of the North’, or just another tourist trap?" Hazel Davis investigates Hebden Bridge.

The transport of thousands of lorryloads of earth and rubble through Hebden Bridge to top the asbestos tip in Pecket Well has been postponed to February. We have produced a feature to recount the story and history of this tragedy - Asbestos: the Legacy of Acre Mill

Hebden Bridge History Group - see dozens of photos of old Hebden Bridge
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Hebweb Online Columns

Pace Egg plays were performed throughout Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd and Heptonstall on Good Friday. The Heptonstall Players (above) quipped that they nearly cancelled for this year because of fine weather. They also revealed they broke with tradition by rehearsing. Hundreds of pounds were raised for victims of the Afghan earthquake. Below is the version performed by Calder High students in St George's Square this morning. More photos. (Friday, March 29, 2002)

Pace Egg

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Stubbings Wharf Hebden Bridge in the snow
Above: New Years Day - on the tops. Left: Stubbings Wharf in May. Click image to enlarge

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