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Houses demolished as major flood work in Mytholmroyd begins

Flood alleviation work is now well underway in Mytholmroyd as part of plans to make the village more resilient in the face of any future flooding.

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Katie Simmons will drink just tap water throughout the month of January

Yorkshire Water employee to drink just tap water for WaterAid

Katie Simmons, from Halifax, will be drinking just tap water throughout January to raise money for international charity WaterAid’s lifesaving work.

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A still from a video released by NASA which shows two neutron stars destroying each other.

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

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Warley Road Primary school's staff and pupils are very excited to be involved in the project

Vote for Warley Road Primary School to bag grant

Warley Road Primary School has been shortlisted to bag a cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative.

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Bespoke cycle track a hit with youngsters

Bespoke cycle track a hit with youngsters

A new cycle track for youngsters has been created thanks to Rastrick Plays Better, a partnership of local residents and other local stakeholders.

Education
Watch the weather forecast here as wintry downfall hits the borough

Watch the weather forecast here as wintry downfall hits the borough

Calderdale was shivering today as more wintry weather hit the region overnight.

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Open day at the re-building Elland Bridge project

Elland Bridge will not reopen this week - because it’s too cold

Elland Bridge will not reopen to pedestrians and cyclists this week “due to the impact of weather on the works”.

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Todmorden Community College, Burnley Road, Todmorden.

Board favours Aldi plans for Todmorden Community College

Todmorden residents packed into a meeting on Tuesday night as Aldi’s plans for the town’s community college site were discussed.

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Met Office issues snow warning for Yorkshire and Humber

Weather disruption could continue this week as the Met Office warns snow, sleet and hail are on the way.

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‘Thundersnow’ could batter Yorkshire as weather warning issued for snow and ice

‘Thundersnow’ could batter Yorkshire as weather warning issued for snow and ice

Thundersnow’ is set to batter the UK and could sweep across Yorkshire this week, forecasters have said.

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Fly-tippers count the cost for dumping rubbish in the borough

Fly-tippers count the cost for dumping rubbish in the borough

Fly-tippers in Calderdale are counting the cost of their actions after two people were successfully prosecuted for dumping rubbish in the borough.

Crime
Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions

VW owners stand to pocket thousands from emissions scandal

Thousands of motorists have joined a lawsuit against Volkswagen which could cost the car manufacturer billions of pounds in the wake of the emissions scandal.

Environment
Snow in Yorkshire by Friday as Arctic blast heads our way

Snow in Yorkshire by Friday as Arctic blast heads our way

Friday the 13th will be the coldest day of winter so far - with the entire country expected to be blanketed in up to four inches or 10 centimetres of snow.

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Clifton Beck.

Heritage funds for Clifton Beck

A PROJECT aiming to improve Clifton Beck has received a £74,500 funding boost from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

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Co-op giving flowers to residents of Elphaborough Close to welcome them back after the flood. From the left, Richard Wilde, Gavin West and Vicky Hobson.

Sweet gesture welcomes residents home one year on from the floods

A team from Mytholmroyd Co-op on Burnley Road helped welcome a group of Elphaborough Close residents back home.

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A Ryanair plane arriving at Leeds Bradford Airport from Poland makes its way onto the runway in high winds as Storm Barbara hits the UK.

Calm before the squall as Britain braces itself for Storm Barbara

Yorkshire is bracing itself for the force of Storm Barbara which is to bring blustering gales and heavy rain to the region today.

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70mph Storm Barbara to hit Yorkshire as Christmas break begins

YORKSHIRE will be battered by Storm Barbara just as the Christmas weekend begins, forecasters said today.

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WEATHER WARNING: Storm Barbara to batter West Yorkshire with gale force winds

WEATHER WARNING: Storm Barbara to batter West Yorkshire with gale force winds

The Met Office has this morning issued a yellow warning for wind for West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and East Yorkshire as Storm Barbara bears down on the UK.

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2017 set to be among warmest on record

2017 set to be among warmest on record

As Christmas fast approaches, may people will be hoping for a dusting of snow and a chill in the air. But temperatures aren’t falling fast in what has been a warm year - and 2017 will bring more of the same.

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National newspapers are reporting that Storm Barbara could bring severe weather this winter - but the Met Office aren't as sure about the forecast.

Is Yorkshire set for another stormy Christmas?

Yorkshire could be hit by another storm this Christmas, according to national reports.

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