What you can do to plan for future floods

Calderdale Council is urging local residents and businesses to make sure their property is as flood resilient as possible.

The stretch between Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge has been completed

£1 million improvements to the Rochdale Canal

The Canal & River Trust, the charity that cares for 2,000 miles of the nation’s waterways, has completed £1 million of improvement works to the Rochdale Canal between Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge.

Frustration: John Tombling

We put it out - it’s not always picked up...

Residents of a Calder Valley street are frustrated by the erratic nature of their reycling collection recently.

Extra power: A working horse helped the 30-strong team of volunteers

Sharing load to ‘slow the flow’

A very special team member shared the load with volunteers in their battle to prevent flooding in the Calder Valley – a very large working horse called Nathan.

A lightning bolt over the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth last night as storms moved up the country toward Yorkshire. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Yorkshire Weather: When will the thunderstorms hit and how severe are they likely to be?

Thunderstorms are continuing to affect parts of Britain, with lightning and heavy downpours expected to hit both the morning and evening rush hours.

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A sea bird flies past the rising sun near the RSPB nature reserve at Bempton Cliffs in Yorkshire. But the weather will turn nasty in the coming days with thunderstorms predicted. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: Met Office issues warning as thunderstorms are expected to hit Tuesday and Wednesday

Thunderstorms and potential flooding have been forecast to hit Yorkshire on Wednesday, prompting weather warnings from the Met Office.

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One heart will be based in Manor Heath Park all week

Show love for your park this #LoveParks Week

Calderdale parks are taking part in celebrations to mark Love Parks Week which runs until Sunday (July 23).

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Beth with  ITVs Love Your Garden presenter, Frances Tophill

VIDEO: Todmorden pupil given a Young School Gardener of the Year award

A Todmorden High student has beat out other gardeners in her age category and awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society.

Weather: Warm temperatures to return this week

Weather: Warm temperatures to return this week

After a cool start to the week, warm temperatures will return to Yorkshire.

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RHS Chelsea Greening The Grey, a multi-functional garden full of ideas!

Todmorden in Bloom: The importance of plants in towns and cities

Midsummer is an incredibly busy time for Todmorden in Bloom and gardeners everywhere!

The summer is about to make a comeback in Yorkshire

Yorkshire weather: Sunshine to end the week

We should be able to enjoy some sunshine this week in Yorkshire after a miserable week of torrential rain.

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Rain it Otley

Yorkshire weather: Wet and windy but good news for the weekend

It's felt like October for the last few days with heavy showers and falling temperatures in stark contrast to the recent heatwave.

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Beth Stroud

Green fingered Beth shortlisted for Young School Gardener of the Year

A green-fingered school pupil Todmorden High School is in the running to be named the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Young School Gardener of the Year 2017.

Rain clouds have been sweeping across Yorkshire (Image: Met Office)

Yorkshire weather: Heavy rain and strong winds to last

What a difference a week makes.

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Local gardeners are in for a treat

Local gardeners are in for a treat

The finest green spaces in Luddenden will be on show when the village hosts its eigth Open Gardens day on Saturday, July 1.

Councillor Tim Swift

Chance to find out about Calderdale flood risk work at drop-ins

The community are being invited to give their views on plans to reduce flood risk in the Calder Valley at a number of drop-ins this month.

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Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

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Yorkshire weather: Things are heating up

Yorkshire weather: How long the 30C heatwave will last

Temperatures are set to rise to 30C today as Yorkshire enjoys a blistering-hot weekend.
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Queues on Godley Lane, Halifax.

Campaigners fighting illegal levels of air pollution in Calderdale

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners are calling for more action to be taken – including charges for high polluting vehicles – to combat deadly air pollution in Calderdale.

Yorkshire looks set for another warm weeekend.

Yorkshire weather: UK prepares to bask in hottest day of the year this weekend

Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.
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