Car park charge freeze extended

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The suspension of parking charges in flood affected areas of Calderdale has now been extended until the end of February 2016.

After the unprecedented flooding of Boxing Day, Calderdale Council announced that parking charges in flood affected areas would be formally suspended, to help communities return to normal.

Charges were due to be reintroduced in these areas last Monday, February 1, but the council is now extending this period of relief until the end of February.

All pay and display charges in council car parks in Hebden Bridge and Todmorden - as well as charges for on-street parking in Hebden Bridge - will continue to be suspended, to help alleviate pressure for residents and businesses in the area.

However, Civil Enforcement Officers will be reintroduced to these areas to enforce on-street parking restrictions, including any time limited restrictions.

lYorkshire Water says it will waiver the bill for any additional water usage by Hebden Bridge Town Hall during the time it acted as a flood relief centre over Christmas.