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An unofficial guide to the town, its amenities, facilities and businesses; includes maps, photos, statistics and a history.
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Quick Facts :

» Name originates from a building close to the bridge over the river Calder.
» Links to Leeds, Manchester and Halifax. (View quick map)
» Home of the world famous Brighouse and Rastrick Band.
» Second largest town in calderdale.
»Population of around 32,198 people.

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Brighouse Town Centre

We aim to give you an up-to-date guide about Brighouse. It includes Travel information, hotel reviews, pubs, school information, maps and even local weather for the area. All our authors live with close range of the town and have local knowledge of the area. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Brighouse is situated just off the M62 on junction 25. The town is extremely well placed with links to other large towns such as Halifax and Huddersfield. Manchester and Leeds are just 30 minutes and 15 minutes away respectively. The town has developed well and last year it was announced that house prices raised more than any other place in the country.

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The town center is home to over 170 business with many high street shops including, Boots, Superdrug and Wilkinsons. It also includes several traditional shops selling anything from special cheeses to pet supplies.

Parking is easy with many parking places available everyday, so if you are in the area why not visit for an afternoon out?

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Brighouse in the News

Local News from the local newspaper, the Brighouse Echo.

Travellers feel right at home on tour

Staff and patrons of the Travellers Inn in Hipperholme completed a ten-mile bike ride, dubbed ‘Tour De Travellers’, to raise funds for Overgate Hospice.

Lasting tribute to village’s soldiers and heritage

A legacy to remember the 100 year anniversary of World War One and fallen soldiers has been completed in Bailiff Bridge Memorial Park.

Intruder who sexually assaulted mum in bed jailed for five years

A mother-of-two who was sexually assaulted in her own home by an intruder says she is still living in fear 19 months after the attack.

Crowds Rock out for Ravenscliffe and in memory of staff’s son

Friends and family of a talented young musician who died suddenly held a music festival in his memory.

Calderdale in the top ten for recycling

Recycling levels in Calderdale are some of the best in the country according to a new survey conducted by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.


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