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Animal-loving copper cracking down on all wildlife crimes great and small in North Yorkshire

Animal-loving police officer Kev Kelly has been named as the country’s top law enforcer for wildlife crime due to his pioneering work in North Yorkshire. Chris Burn reports.

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Mytholmroyd flood warden Karl Boggis

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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The working days of the Safer, Cleaner, Greener team could be changed in Calderdale

Crunch talks to decide working hours of park and street cleaners

Crunch talks with staff and trade unions will take place as Calderdale Council looks to revamp the working hours of its team that keeps parks and streets clean.
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Floods in Brighouse and problems at Clifton beck

Scheme to upgrade 50-YEAR-OLD Brighouse flood defences

The development of a Brighouse flood alleviation scheme will be created after it was revealed that the effectiveness of current flood defences which were constructed more than 60 YEARS ago 'has been reduced'.

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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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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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View over Dean Clough

What's the weird orange haze over Calderdale?

Have you noticed the strange coloured sky today?

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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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What is happening to the Calderdale Local Plan now the consultation has finished?

More than 10,000 consultation views - so what's next for the Calderdale Local Plan?

The future of green space and greenbelt land throughout Calderdale will be decided as the draft Local Plan is pieced together.

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Grot spots tackled in Brighouse as part of campaign

Grot spots, vandalised buildings and overgrown hedges were tackled in Brighouse as part of a campaign to make Calderdale safer, cleaner and greener.
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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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