Halifax profile: Key marginal whose political future hangs by a thread

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IN a town whose mills once clattered to the noise of a thousand looms, there is a certain irony in watching its political future hang by a thread. Elsie Whiteley knew the value of textiles to Halifax better than anyone. … Continue reading

How 100 men were able to prey on one vulnerable Halifax schoolgirl for two years

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How 100 men were able to prey on one vulnerable Halifax schoolgirl for two years 15 MEN have been jailed for a total of 160 years for the horrific sexual abuse of a vulnerable schoolgirl from Halifax. The schoolgirl was … Continue reading

What’s the Big News in Halifax today?

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What’s the Big News in Halifax today? Is it the major grooming trial that’s now been proceeding for three days? http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/news/crime/child-sexual-abuse-ring-in-halifax-25-men-charged-police-reaction-1-7096362 http://www.thelawpages.com/court-hearings-lists/Leeds-Crown-Court.php Well no, something of far more importance – a new Poundland is opening in the town apparently http://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/news/business/business-news/new-store-opens-in-halifax-1-7861804Continue reading

The Halifax grooming trial is commencing

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The Halifax grooming trial is commencing apparently http://www.thelawpages.com/court-hearings-lists/Leeds-Crown-Court.php#TOP “Twenty five men have been charged with child sex offences against two girls in Calderdale following a major police operation. In what police say is the largest child sexual exploitation (CSE) investigation … Continue reading