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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.

PHOTO SLIDESHOW: appeal for past Brighouse Charity Gala queens

Organisers of the Brighouse Charity Gala hope to make the 50th anniversary event to remember by reuniting gala queens from years gone by.

Markets on the agenda at Cabinet

Markets in Calderdale could soon be set for a boost as Calderdale Council’s Cabinet considers the creation of a group specifically looking at developing markets across the borough.

Clients evacuated in Hipperholme salon fire

A Hipperholme hairdresser’s staff and clients were evacuated as the busineses exterior signage caught fire.

UPDATE: 64-year-old woman in Hipperholme RTC, taken to hospital

A 64-year-old female driver has been taken to hospital following a crash involving two vehicles in Hipperholme.

Putting focus on birdwatching at wildlife event

Calderdale wildlife and community groups joined together at the weekend to be a part of the world’s biggest garden wildlife survey - the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch.


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