Mytholmroyd resident says the new flood defences can't be built soon enough to better protect the village 0
Mytholmroyd’s Flood Alleviation Scheme can’t be built soon enough for Serah Cullinan-Stooks whose family home was severely damaged in the Boxing Day Floods of 2015.
She has since been involved in the development of the new defence scheme and helped gather local neighbours to have their say on the finish of the new flood wall which will be built close to her home.
The destruction …
Meet the team constructing vital flood defences to protect Mytholmroyd on Thursday 22 March 2018 0
People living and working in Mytholmroyd are invited to meet the construction team who are building the flood defence scheme to protect 400 homes and businesses in the village.
A construction open day is being held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre on Thursday 22 March, 11am – 8pm, for members of the community to drop in to find out more about the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme which …
Flood Scrutiny Panel postponed due to adverse weather 0
Update from Calderdale Council
Given today’s weather conditions the decision has been made to call off today’s Flood Scrutiny Panel site visit and evening meeting.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will confirm the rearranged meeting date once this has been agreed.
Winter Disruption - Thursday 8 March 0
Patrol gritters have been out overnight with a treatment of the primary and secondary routes and we have called in additional tractor snowploughs to assist.
Our additional salt store at Mytholmroyd has been opened to load the upper valley gritters.
Waste & Recycling crews are out working where safe but there may be delays on smaller streets. Extra crews are out on recycling routes …
M62 Closure - Update 0
Last updated: Friday 02 March 12:14 pm
M62 Closure - DIVERSIONS IN PLACE
There will be more traffic than usual on local roads while this closure is on, please drive safely and to the road conditions. If your journey is not essential please consider other forms of transport or delaying your journey until the M62 reopens and the traffic clears. The latest information we have is that Highways …
M62 Closure 0
We are working with partners from Highways England, British Transport Police West Yorkshire Police and Kirklees Council to help people stranded by the closure of the M62.
For alternative travel routes and diversions please visit https://twitter.com/HighwaysYORKS
A rest centre is now open at North Bridge Leisure Centre for anyone affected by the closure.
Weather and Travel Update - 1 March 2018 0
All our frontline gritters, backup gritters and tractor ploughs remain out treating/clearing the roads and will stay out until further notice. Main roads are being gritted before all other routes. If conditions allow additional roads on the primary network adjoining the arterial routes will be cleared.
The current high winds on exposed routes mean that gritting and snow clearance in these …
Weather situation - 1 March 2018 0
Last updated: Thursday 01 March 04:39 pm
All our gritters/ploughs have been working throughout the day to deal with the snow and strong winds. Again, many of the district's roads continue to be hazardous for drivers and we urge people to think carefully before planning a journey/consider alternative ways to travel, and check web site for further details. Due to the conditions …
Mark Tupman talks to Hebden Radio about Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme 0
For anyone who missed Mark Tupman, flood and coastal risk manager with the Environment Agency, talking to Hebden Radio about the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme it can be found here. https://www.mixcloud.com/HebdenRadio/tony-hodgins-morning-shuffle-250118/
The 45 mins interview was broadcast in two halves on Thursday 25 January and can be found at 22mins in and then again at 1hr 11 …
Elland Bridge rebuild shortlisted for engineering award 0
Press release from the Canal & River Trust
The reconstruction of Elland Bridge, which was catastrophically damaged in the 2015 Boxing Day floods, has been shortlisted by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) in its Yorkshire and Humber regional awards.
Calderdale Council worked with the Canal & River Trust, the charity that looks after the Calder & Hebble Navigation, to …