Which? is a consumer rights group that has offered independent advice and campaigning on behalf of consumers for more than 50 years. Which? offers consumer advice on Washing Machines , Laptops , Tablets , televisions, fridge freezers, vacuum cleaners and more than 500 reports are constantly updated.
You can also use the Which? Local section to find a trades-person who has been rated by customers.
You can read the magazine or access the web site from:
- Central Reference Library, Halifax
- Beechwood Road Library
- Brighouse Library
- Elland Library
- Hebden Bridge Library
- Hipperholme Library
- King Cross Library
- Rastrick Library
- Skircoat Library
- Sowerby Bridge Library
- Todmorden Library.
Just follow the link and ask a member of staff to log you in. Visit: Which?
First World War newspapers online
Calderdale Libraries have digitised the Halifax Weekly Courier for the years 1914 to 1918, to coincide with the centenary of the War - World War One newspapers
19th Century British newspapers
A wide range of newspapers from 19th Century Britain are available on 19th Century Newspapers .
The site includes regional newspapers, such as the Leeds Mercury (which covered what is now Calderdale), Bradford Observer, Huddersfield Chronicle and Northern Star. Use the site to see if any of your ancestors are included, especially if they had a political background or were found to be on the wrong side of the law!
The site can be accessed from a Calderdale Library PC, or from home. If at home, enter your Calderdale library card number (without the R) in the box which appears. Then select 'Proceed'.