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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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That's the claim of Conservative councillors from Brighouse, Rastrick, Hipperholme and Lightcliffe, who say revised site allocations in the authority's Local Plan "unfairly and deliberately" single out the wider Brighouse area for development.
Robit Oyj (HEL:ROBIT), a provider of drilling consumables, announced on Monday that its board of directors, at their meeting on 29 January 2018, decided to purchase the rest of the shares (49%) owned by the management of its subsidiary, Halco Brighouse Ltd.
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.
Festival director Matthew Harrison-Lord said: "It's amazing that we have booked literally the biggest voice in showbiz to come to Brighouse.
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 B had won the previous match between the two at Hipperholme earlier this season, but missed out this time.
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.
The corridor has issues in all locations, including at key junctions - mostly in Brighouse.
A furious row has erupted between Birmingham's chief education officer Prof Tim Brighouse and the Chief Inspector of Schools Mr Chris Woodhead after a glowing Ofsted report was redrafted to include "inappropriate" personal comments and criticisms.