Norwood Green, West Yorkshire

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Norwood Green
Norwood Green is located in West Yorkshire
Norwood Green
Norwood Green
 Norwood Green shown within West Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE1326
Metropolitan borough Calderdale
Metropolitan county West Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Halifax
Postcode district HX3
Police West Yorkshire
Fire West Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
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Coordinates: 53°44′N 1°48′W / 53.73°N 1.80°W / 53.73; -1.80

Norwood Green is a small village situated between Bradford, Halifax and Huddersfield in West Yorkshire, England. It is in the metropolitan borough of Calderdale. It once had a railway station on the Caldervale Line.

Nightlife and entertainment[edit]

Norwood Green has two public houses, the Olde White Bear and The Pear Tree, which host movie nights and weddings. There is Judy Woods and a park. There is also a Norwood Green newsletter and village website which informs the residents of local events.

Atmosphere and residents[edit]

Norwood Green has declined in terms of liveliness, unlike its neighbours such as Wyke and Hipperholme. Earning the nickname the 'retirement village', due to its vast population of elderly. Many experiencing the fresh countryside and lack of people, agree Norwood Green holds a 'timeless and peaceful' atmosphere, free from noise and traffic.

History[edit]

Formerly a potential rival to Halifax, with plans to extend the village into a town, did not materialise. 'The Village of Peace', had a local shop, school and Police station, with the community spirit in full flow. Judy Woods, is the graveyard to old coal mines, dating back to pre 1900s.

External links[edit]

Media related to Norwood Green, West Yorkshire at Wikimedia Commons