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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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» 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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Wednesday November 26, 14

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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.

Dreaming of a perfect show

Brighouse performers will be taking a leading role in Halifax Light Opera Society’s White Christmas.

Hard working staff at hospice are given a day of pampering

Hard working staff and volunteers at Overgate Hospice have been invited to select three staff members per month to receive an afternoon of pampering from the stylists at Edward and Co in Brighouse.

Supporting small firms

Brighouse tax expert David Cramp is hosting a free business clinic on December 4 to support a national campaign to support small businesses.

Teenagers are award winners

Brighouse Sixth Form A2 students attended an awards ceremony on Wednesday, November 5, at the University of Huddersfield, where they were awarded certificates for successfully completing the Progression Module in 2014.

Last chance to pick your Brighouse Has Talent finalists

There are 24 hours left to vote for your favourite acts in the Brighouse Echo presents Brighouse Has Talent.


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