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 Todmorden, England

Todmorden is a market town and civil parish in the Upper Calder Valley in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, England. It is 17 miles from Manchester and in 2001 had a population of 14,941.


Todmorden is at the confluence of three steep-sided Pennine valleys and is surrounded by moorlands with outcrops of sandblasted gritstone.


The historic boundary between Yorkshire and Lancashire is the River Calder and its tributary, the Walsden Water which run through the town. The administrative border was altered by the Local Government Act 1888 placing the whole of the town within the West Riding.


The town is served by Todmorden and Walsden railway stations.

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A post on the page says: “Jordan was only 22 when he was a passenger involved in a horrific car accident on the 11th March on Todmorden Road, Bacup, which sadly took his life. Jordan Matthew. The scene of a crash on Todmorden Road near Bacup (Image: Manchester Evening news). “At such an age, ...
Rail replacement buses between Leeds and Todmorden and Leeds and Huddersfield were also hit by delays. In North Yorkshire, fire crews rescued a woman who was stuck in her car on the B1257 at Chop Gate, near Stokesley. Further afield, the A66 was closed in both directions between the A685 at ...

Two men have died after their car overturned when it crashed into a parked vehicle. The 30-year-old driver and his passenger, aged 22, smashed into a car in Todmorden Road, Bacup, Lancashire at about 01:30 GMT. The pair, from Rochdale, were pronounced dead in hospital. Their families are being ...
Rosso posted on Twitter: “466/465 Bacup - Todmorden Service, will run between Rawtenstall - Bacup only. Due to icy road conditions. “10 Between Rawtenstall - Edgeside Will only be running between Rawtenstall - Waterfoot, will not serve the Edgeside estate, due icy road conditions.” Alfie and Phoebe ...
It is believed the route from Blackburn station to Manchester Victoria via Todmorden could be extended to travel as far as Manchester Airport following the completion of the Ordsall Curve, which directly links tracks from Manchester Victoria to the airport. The calls for the new rail link came following a public ...
Police announced a diversion from Ainley Top and through the heart of Calderdale through Halifax, Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden and ... "A diversion is in place from junction 24, following the black circle route, which will take you along the A629, A646 towards Todmorden, A6033 and join the ...

A woman who was hit by train close to Rochdale Station was pronounced dead at the scene on Saturday. A British Transport Police spokesperson said: “Just after 8.30pm on Saturday 24 February officers were called to Rochadale Station following reports that a person was struck by a train. “Sadly, a ...
... National Rail posted: “Emergency services are dealing with an incident between Hebden Bridge and Manchester Victoria. Consequently, train services are currently suspended between Todmorden and Rochdale. “A train shuttle service is being put in place between Rochdale and Manchester Victoria.
Turning to politics, he gained a seat on the old Borough Council and became a member of Todmorden Civic Trust. During his Mayoral year of 1970-71 it was decided to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the borough charter and he chaired the committee which coordinated the arrangements. In later life he ...
Despite its remote setting, Todmorden has great appeal for commuters to Manchester (about 30 minutes by train) and Leeds (an hour), as well as Bradford and Huddersfield (both 30-40 minutes). The M62 is the nearest motorway, but it can take half an hour to reach junction 21 at Milnrow. Leeds Bradford ...
Flowers were laid along Todmorden Road on Sunday following the crash in the early hours. Jordan's devastated mother revealed he was preparing to become a father. His partner Millie is due to give birth to a baby girl in May. Speaking to the M.E.N. from the family home in Wardle, Jordan's mother Kylie, ...
Floral tributes to Matthew Horridge, 30, and Jordan Matthew, 22, who were both killed after a car collision on Todmorden Road in Bacup. Artemis O'Neill wrote on Facebook: “Would just like to say RIP Matthew Horridge, so untimely and cruel. “Your dad will be in bits and you will be missed by many with that ...
Jill Marie Robinson (43) was caught at 3am, when she was seen "travelling at speed" towards Todmorden on Burnley Road in Cliviger. Police followed her ... The defendant, of Stubley Holme in Todmorden, admitted driving with excess alcohol at Holme Chapel in Cliviger on January 24th. She was fined ...
Campaigners step up pressure over Todmorden Lidl build flooding fears. Concern: ... The petition will be presented to the council in a few weeks and copies are available to sign at outlets including Todmorden Market (several stalls), Hussain Brothers, Halifax Road Chippy and the Golden Lion. It asks the ...
The future of the Todmorden College site is set to be discussed next week with supermarket and community hub proposals put forward. Calderdale Council's cabinet will meet on Monday 12 February 2018 to look at options for the future of the building and site. Proposals from both Aldi Stores and ...
... of factory building in Littleborough. "A lot of people came out of their houses to see what was going on." Share. By. Katie Butler. 08:43, 18 JAN 2018; Updated 10:34, 18 JAN 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and information near you Community updates, Crime Statistics, Local News & Events and much more.
EMERGENCY services have rushed to the scene of a large explosion at a factory in Greater Manchester. Residents reported hearing a loud blast on Todmorden Road in Littleborough, near Rochdale, shortly after 6pm this evening. Pictures show visible damage to the factory site. John Whatmough : ...

The 'alien abduction' theories were given a further boost by Alan Godfrey, the policeman who had been called to the Todmorden coal yard when Mr Adamski's body had been found. In November 1980, five months after Mr Adamski's body was found, Constable Godfrey had his own encounter with a UFO ...
Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team diverted to Stoodley Pike rescue at Todmorden. Twenty Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team members were called out to the incident near Stoodley Pike. Published: 12:22 Wednesday 10 January 2018 ...
Mrs Ann Partington, of Carpenters Way, Rochdale was born in Oldham to the Thorpe family on 12 July 1946. Ann died on 21 December 2017 at Fairfield hospital surrounded by her family, aged 71. Previously known as Mills, Ann resided in Oldham, Middleton, Rochdale and Todmorden but also in ...
THESE brave souls were preparing to face the ice cold waters of Lee Dam Reservoir near Todmorden back in 1983. In this photograph from the Lancashire Telegraph archives, it's easy to spot the spectators wrapped up in coast, hats, scarves and gloves from those talking part in the charity even who are ...
Kendal, on the edge of the Lake District in Cumbria, was third with a 10 per cent rise to £226,163; prices in the pretty coastal town of Burnham-on-Sea in Somerset rose 9.9 per cent to £235,083, while there was an identical rise in Todmorden in West Yorkshire. In Havant, Hampshire, prices rose by 9.7 per ...
Two former mill towns in the West Riding are named today among the country's property hotspots for 2017. Sowerby Bridge, near Halifax, and Todmorden, 10 miles to the west, are said to have seen average house price rises of between 10 and 12 per cent in the last 12 months – the second and fourth ...
Holiday traditions from the 1890s and 1940s are being celebrated at Todmorden Mills Heritage Site. On weekends in December and from Dec. 23 to Jan. 7, people are invited to make their way to the historic site in the Don Valley to sample festive treats, create a take-home craft and enjoy a winter stroll in ...
UK property portal Rightmove has released its hot list of 2017's most viewed homes – including a remote Hebridean cottage and the ultimate renovation challenge. The list comprises the 10 most clicked properties on the site, which range from a swanky £30m London townhouse to a £295,000 cottage on ...
This former textile town in West Yorkshire might be called a property disrupter. Home to a diverse mix of creative types and people who commute to Manchester, Leeds and Bradford, it's a place apart, in a similar way to its better-known (and far pricier) neighbour, Hebden Bridge. And it's bucking the market ...
Police have begun an investigation into a fire which began at a derelict hotel in Todmorden this morning. Fire crews from three separate services were drafted in to tackle a blaze at the old Scaitcliffe Hall hotel in Burnley Road, which had been earmarked for a potential redevelopment back in 2015.
Three West Yorkshire Lordships of the Manor, including one said to be the oldest in England, are being sold. Prices for the Lordships of Todmorden, Thorner and Barwick-in-Elmet range from £7,500 to £18,500. Robert Smith, who is organising the sale, said the titles confer no privileges apart from the ...
Due to a fire at a factory near the railway at Albert Royds Street, Rochdale, the line is closed between Rochdale and Todmorden in both directions. Road transport has been requested to replace services between these stations. Train services running through these stations will be cancelled or suspended ...
Two places in West Yorkshire make the top 10 places with the biggest asking price rises in 2017 – Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden – and two in Northamptonshire – Rushden and Kettering. Stephen Revell, branch manager at William H Brown Estate Agents in Sowerby Bridge, located near to trendy ...
Two former mill towns in the West Riding are named today among the country's property hotspots for 2017. Sowerby Bridge, near Halifax, and Todmorden, 10 miles to the west, are said to have seen average house price rises of between 10 and 12 per cent in the last 12 months – the second and fourth ...
Holiday traditions from the 1890s and 1940s are being celebrated at Todmorden Mills Heritage Site. On weekends in December and from Dec. 23 to Jan. 7, people are invited to make their way to the historic site in the Don Valley to sample festive treats, create a take-home craft and enjoy a winter stroll in ...
From the orthodox to the offbeat, our first excursion was to the nearby town of Todmorden which had a different idea about how to illuminate the streets – think Tim Burton does Mardi Gras. There the streets were cleared for a wonderfully weird parade featuring fire eaters and hundreds of handmade puppets ...
... Birch Lane, Luddenden; Blue Ball Lane, Ripponden; Castle Lane, Ripponden; Coal Pit Lane, Clifton; Corporation Street, Sowerby Bridge; Cow Hill Gate Lane, Bradshaw; Danny Lane, Luddenden; Deep Lane, Luddenden Foot; Doghouse Lane, Todmorden; Dunkirk Lane, King Cross; Ellen Holme Road, ...
Property hotspots of 2017: Glasgow Southside, Norwich, Todmorden, Criccieth and Tisbury. Each week, Home scouts out great places to live ... But Todmorden is best known for wholefood, vegetarian offerings at the likes of Kava Cafe and the Old Co-op. Nothing sums up the town's combination of slightly ...
Property hotspots of 2017: Glasgow Southside, Norwich, Todmorden, Criccieth and Tisbury. Each week, Home scouts out great places to live ... But Todmorden is best known for wholefood, vegetarian offerings at the likes of Kava Cafe and the Old Co-op. Nothing sums up the town's combination of slightly ...
TODAY'S delve into the Lancashire Telegraph archives has produced this photograph taken at a craft fair at Gawthorpe Hall, Padiham, in 1989. Potter and teacher David White from Todmorden was giving a demonstration of his art to the crowd but for some reason, his aueince appeared to be somewhat ...
The golden age of rail travel appears to be well and truly over, and stations lack the glamour formerly associated with letting the train take the strain. Often unmanned and usually unloved, they are places to hurry through. Commuters on the daily grind tend to be grimly determined when leaving a train.
Elsewhere, Brighouse's Christmas lights (with Christmas Market and events from 10am, also on Sunday) and Todmorden's - followed by the ...
The victim, a 55-year-old man was found lying on the ground outside Pickles Court, off Stansfield Road, Todmorden, at around 10.50pm on ...
A masked male threatened a lone woman and demanded her car keys before fleeing in Todmorden, police have said. Officers in Calderdale ...
At the time he was interviewed on prime time TV news shows, and to this day it remains the UK's best-known alien abduction account. Yet, UFO researcher Russ Callaghan, may have found a more earthly explanation for what went on. Mr Callaghan has discovered something from the history of Todmorden, ...
She was walking along Harehill Street in Todmorden at around midday last Wednesday (November 1) when a man approached her from ...
This men's and women's doubles triangular team competition was created following the Seaman's strike in 1966 when only the Todmorden ...
Firefighters outside Drew Forsyth and Co Ltd in Moderna Business Park, Mytholmroyd. Picture: Charles Round ...
Plans by Calderdale Council to let Aldi buy and demolish Todmorden College are being challenged by a charity that has devised a business ...
Several houses in Todmorden and a public house in Hebden Bridge flooded. The Mytholm and Hebble End areas were also badly affected.
Flood sirens were heard by residents in Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd and surrounding towns and villages. The agency said river ...
When Elle Shuttelton moved out of Todmorden she thought she had left behind the risk of her home flooding the next time heavy rain hit the ...
... an area that includes the Evergreen Brickworks, Todmorden Mills, Corktown Commons and both the east and west sides of Riverdale Park.


 

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