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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.
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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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Brighouse were full value for the win with wayward finishing and good saves from Foxes keeper Amy Burle keeping the score down.
On Sunday (April 28) from 10am until 4pm, Brighouse's famous street market takes over the town centre once again with dozens of stalls featuring locally made food and crafts from Yorkshire producers.
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Brighouse, of Gloucester Street, Parr, near St Helens, was charged with manslaughter but formally found not guilty after two doctors said they could not be certain when the rupture occurred.
Liverpool Crown Court has previously heard gran-of-four Mrs Marsh was pushed to her knees by Brighouse. It is claimed the confrontation ruptured a pre-existing aneurysm.
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 councillor Scott Benton, who leads the Conservative Group on Calderdale Council, said while the changes on the whole were fairly minor, five of the 11 which were being changed across the borough affected 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.
The vision for the Brighouse BID, determined after extensive research, is to "create a destination town with a strong and sustainable future which is vibrant, lively and welcoming where businesses, shoppers and visitors feel safe and secure."
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.
West Riding round 1 results: Old Bank B 187 Guiseley 232, Littlemoor A 182 Pudsey A 222, Brighouse Sports A 248 Lower Hopton B 167, Ossett Flying Horse 195 Crossgates 208, Lower Hopton A 242 Eccleshill 146.