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New river forecasts in Calderdale give details about flood risk

A new service which allows people to get forecasts for river levels to help them manage their risk of flooding is available in the Calder Valley.

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Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend.

Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend as the cold snap continues to bite... but at least it will be bright and sunny.
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Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu

Archbishop of York to reopen flood-hit church in Mytholmroyd

A flood damaged church in Mytholmroyd is celebrating its reopening and renewal with a special visitor.

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Celebrating the new work done on the canal from library lock to Key Sike Lane

Column: One more incredible celebration in Todmorden

Our town Mayor Councillor Christine potter and her Consort Lynne came out to celebrate the new work done on the canal from library lock to Key Sike Lane.

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Left To Right: MP Holly Lynch (Halifax), Guy Thompson (White Rose Forest), Granville Davies (Yorkshire Water), MP Craig Whittaker (Calder Valley)

Pioneering project launched to reduce flood risk in Calder Valley

Calderdale is leading the way with a major scheme to reduce the risk of flooding in the valley.
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The new store will almost double display capacity to 30,000 sq ft

New lease of life for flood-hit Russell Dean

Flood-hit businesses across the Calder Valley are slowly getting back on their feet with a furniture store getting a new lease of life.

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Clean up on Burnley Road in Todmorden.

Clean up continues after Storm Brian battered Calder Valley

As the sirens sounded, it seemed like an all too familiar situation for residents of the Calder Valley.
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Mytholmroyd resident Tim Foulds receives a Good Neighbour Award from Places for People Group Chief Executive David Cowans

Mytholmroyd man awarded for community work after Boxing Day floods

After the devastating floods on Boxing Day 2015, one local resident has gone above and beyond to get his neighbourhood back on its feet and his work has been recognised at a national awards ceremony.

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Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Motorists in Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care this morning as the region is covered in a blanket of fog.
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Storm Ophelia

When will Storm Ophelia hit Yorkshire?

With Tropical Storm Ophelia currently over parts of the UK, travel operators are warning for disruption and cancellations to ferry and train services.

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Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Storm Ophelia: All you need to know as former hurricane approaches Yorkshire

Strong winds are expected in Yorkshire as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia hit the UK.
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Hurricane Ophellia weather map

Hurricane Ophelia to bring 'exceptional' conditions as weather warning issued for Yorkshire

Gusts of up to 80mph will batter parts of the UK as Hurricane Ophelia sweeps in threatening to cause travel chaos.

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Yorkshire to be hotter than Sydney this weekend

Yorkshire to be hotter than Sydney this weekend

Let's hope you haven't packed the barbecue away just yet.

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Repairs to Copley Bridge have been completed and it has been renamed Wilson Bridge.

Ruined bridge will reopen

A bridge that was destroyed in the Boxing Day 2015 floods will reopen to the public next week following a massive repair operation.

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Yorkshire is set for a night of wet and windy weather.

Gusts of 60mph expected across Yorkshire tonight as Met Office issues warning

The Met Office has warned of disruption to transport, power cuts and possible tree damage as high winds and rain hit Yorkshire tonight.

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Parts of Yorkshire will be hit with heavy rain storms this weekend.

Yorkshire weather warning: When will the storm hit this weekend and how long will it last?

High winds and heavy rain are expected to hit parts of Yorkshire on Sunday with Met Office officials predicting wind speeds of 70mph.
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The Met Office has issued a warning for heavy rain across parts of Yorkshire this coming Sunday.

Heavy rain expected in Yorkshire this weekend as Met Office issues warning for region

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning for heavy rain in parts of Yorkshire this weekend.

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Environment Agency Chairman, Emma Howard Boyd, with Calderdale Council Leader Tim Swift and Area Flood Risk Manager, Adrian Gill

Long-term action plan to reduce flood risk in Calderdale is revamped

People are being asked for their views on a revised long-term plan of action to better protect future generations in Calderdale from flooding.

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The group are very pleased to have been awarded a Gold Award

Todmorden in Bloom strike gold at awards

Todmorden in Bloom has won a Gold Award in Yorkshire in Bloom’s annual competition for beautiful floral displays during 2017.

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Ten fascinating facts you may not know about conkers

Autumn means conker season, and it's time to get collecting.

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