Snow in Calderdale: Live updates on power cuts and disruption across the borough

Snow and ice is still causing disruption to many parts of the borough this morning.

Monday, 29th November 2021, 8:20 am
Snow in Calderdale

Follow our live blog below on weather and travel updates as well as any disruption to services in the district.

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Snow in Calderdale: Live updates on power cuts and disruption across the borough

Last updated: Monday, 29 November, 2021, 12:04

Forecast for the next few hours

Covid testing centre shuts

Other centres are open in the borough.

WYFRS warning if you are using a stove fire

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued this key safety advice.

Hubs set up for people without power

People in Calderdale who are still without power are being invited for hot food and power points at hubs in Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd this morning.

Hebden Bridge Town Hall and St Michael’s Church in Mytholmroyd are offering warm drinks and food and the chance to charge mobile phones.

CalderdaleCommunity Cares, flood wardens, Calderdale Council representatives, police and firefighters are all working together, knocking on doors checking on how residents are doing and if there is anything they need. Anyone who knows of someone vulnerable who needs assistance should call 01422 288000.

Wintry scenes at schools

Many schools in the borough are open and many have captured the wintry scenery.

Road crash in Calderdale

Take care on the roads. Hope everyone is OK.

Who doesn’t have power in Calderdale

Hundreds of people in Calderdale are facing a THIRD day without power after Storm Arwen.

Northern Powergrid is now giving an estimate of midnight tonight for electricity to be restored.

Yesterday they were saying power would be back on by midnight last night. Hundreds of homes in Calderdale are thought to have been hit, with people in parts of Halifax, Sowerby Bridge, Ripponden, Hebden Bridge, Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd and Todmorden affected.

Most have been without power since the early hours of Saturday.Many have been struggling without heating in sub-zero temperatures.

Some residents in Mytholmroyd and Cragg Vale have also been without water after the power outage hit a Yorkshire Water pumping station.

Calderdale Council says it has had reports of wires down at Hays Lane in Mixenden, Clough Road in Greetland, Old Town Mill Lane in Hebden Bridge, Kebs Road in Todmorden and Top of the Hill in Colden, and is urging care when travelling in these areas.

Wildlife enjoying the snow

What a great video

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