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  • Update on flood warnings and alerts

    Update on flood warnings and alerts 0

    02/04/2018 21:05:35

    Update on surface water flooding:

    Woodhouse Road / Causeway Wood Road going up to Lumbutts Road is closed to traffic due to road flooding

    Scott Street in Walsden has surface water flooding.

    Thornhills Beck Ford in Brighouse is not safe to use tonight

     

     

     

    Latest Update:

    River levels are high but as yet there are no reports of river flooding. The main …

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  • Motorists urged to plan ahead for vital flood defence scheme

    Tags: mytholmroyd, flood alleviation scheme, mytholmroyd fas, traffic

    Motorists urged to plan ahead for vital flood defence scheme 0

    20/03/2018 10:59:16

    Joint press release from Calderdale Council and the Environment Agency

     

    Calderdale Council and the Environment Agency have joined forces to help minimise disruption to traffic in the Upper Valley whilst further essential flood defence work is carried out to protect 400 homes and businesses.

    The second phase of work for the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme is due to start in early …

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  • Mytholmroyd resident says the new flood defences can't be built soon enough to better protect the village

    Mytholmroyd resident says the new flood defences can't be built soon enough to better protect the village 0

    15/03/2018 08:18:48

    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 …

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  • Meet the team constructing vital flood defences to protect Mytholmroyd on Thursday 22 March 2018

    Meet the team constructing vital flood defences to protect Mytholmroyd on Thursday 22 March 2018 0

    13/03/2018 11:54:56

    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 …

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  • Flood Scrutiny Panel postponed due to adverse weather

    Flood Scrutiny Panel postponed due to adverse weather 0

    08/03/2018 11:26:49

    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.

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  • Winter Disruption - Thursday 8 March

    Tags: aow, roads, travel, disruption, winter

    Winter Disruption - Thursday 8 March 0

    08/03/2018 08:57:20

    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 …

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  • M62 Closure - Update

    Tags: M62, closure, road, traffic, diversion, disruption

    M62 Closure - Update 0

    02/03/2018 13:06:39

    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 …

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  • M62 Closure

    Tags: road closure, motorway, diversion, highways

    M62 Closure 0

    02/03/2018 01:25:35

    M62 Closure

    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.

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  • Weather and Travel Update - 1 March 2018

    Tags: traffic, travel, snow, gritting, roads

    Weather and Travel Update - 1 March 2018 0

    01/03/2018 17:44:58

    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 …

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  • Weather situation - 1 March 2018

    Tags: snow, travel, gritting, roads

    Weather situation - 1 March 2018 0

    01/03/2018 17:22:10

    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 …

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