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Brighouse,

town (1991 pop. 32,597), Calderdale metropolitan district, N central England, on the Calder River. It is a center of wool, cotton, and silk milling and produces carpets, leather goods, machinery, radio and television equipment, dyes, and soap. Stone quarries are nearby. In the vicinity is the traditional grave of Robin Hood.

Brighouse

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Harold. 1882--1958, British novelist and dramatist, best known for his play Hobson's Choice (1915)

Brighouse

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a town in N England, in Calderdale unitary authority, West Yorkshire: machine tools, textiles, engineering. Pop.: 32 360 (2001)
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Now the model could be rolled out across the borough's principal towns, starting with Elland, Halifax and Sowerby Bridge, and also including Brighouse and Hebden Bridge.
Brighouse had also denied assaulting Mrs Marsh by pushing her as he tried to flee the Morrisons store.
Liverpool Crown Court has previously heard gran-of-four Mrs Marsh was pushed to her knees by Brighouse.
Prof Brighouse, 67, who has been Commissioner of London Schools since 2003, is now to retire from education after a career spanning five decades.
Sir Albert Bore, leader of the council, and Coun Roy Pinney, cabinet member for Education and Lifelong Learning, presented Prof Brighouse with a number of gifts of thanks for his contribution to the city over the last nine years.
Brighouse rattled in 10 goals with just one in reply from the visitors.
The war of words erupted after Mr Woodhead launched a stinging attack on Labour's education policy and personally criticised Prof Brighouse in a newspaper article.
Brighouse made a bright start as Gemma Becket scored in the corner after eight minutes.
However, controversy flared before the report's publication over claims that Mr Woodhead - seen as an ideological opponent of Prof Brighouse - personally altered a final draft.
Noel Moroney's talk, entitled: Brighouse a Sleepy Little Town in Yorkshire - or is it?
Prof Brighouse is believed to be deeply hurt about criticisms in the Ofsted report, which effectively is edited by Mr Woodhead.
Some 200,000 tourists will have flocked into Brighouse by the end of 2015, enjoying a series of high-profile festivals, events and shows.