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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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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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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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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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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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Ten fascinating facts you may not know about conkers

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

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Peter Oddy, from Calderdale Council parks and Halifax in Bloom, winners of another Silver Gilt Award

Calderdale projects are bloomin’ marvellous!

There was bloomin’ brilliant  news for the green spaces and floral displays of Calderdale as the Yorkshire in Bloom results were announced.

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An example of one of the tree varieties available to sponsor as part of the buy a park a tree scheme

A tree-mendous new scheme for Calderdale parks

Nature lovers in Calderdale now have the chance to buy a new tree to be planted in a Calderdale park or green space.

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Volunteers take water samples at Clifton Beck

Transforming Clifton Beck with help of local community

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and local people in Brighouse are working restore the ailing Clifton Beck, with the aim of turning it in to a wildlife haven.

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Interview: Dongria Kondh

National flooding film premieres at Hebden Bridge Picture House

The contribution to helping flood alleviation using natural techniques is the subject of a film which receives its national premiere at Hebden Bridge Picture House on Friday evening.

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Storm Aileen latest: Parts of Yorkshire see 35mm of rain overnight and homes lose power

Storm Aileen latest: Parts of Yorkshire see 35mm of rain overnight and homes lose power

Disruption is easing after Storm Aileen struck Yorkshire overnight.
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