Defence work will run into millions

HERE are some of the £3 million flood prevention projects that will be carried out in the upper Calder Valley.

TODMORDEN: Rochdale Road, Walsden – collapsed retaining wall (£80,000); Walsden Water – gravel removal (£44,351); Above Lock 28, Walsden - removal of debris and silt from Birks Culvert (£50,000): Colden Water/River Calder – gravel removal (£35,000);

Lydgate, Burnley Road – remove debris from river culvert (£17,500); Warland Bridge, Walsden – realign culvert (£37,500); Burnley Road, Cornholme – collapsed culvert (£30,000); Bacup Road – carriageway repairs (£51,389); Pudsey Beck, Cornholme – collapsed culvert (£85,000).

HEBDEN BRIDGE: Jumble Hole Clough, Charlestown – gravel removal (£35,000); Hebden Water/River Calder – gravel removal (£35,000); Emergency repairs at Nutclough Dam (£14,289);

King Street – repair wall (£9,966); New Road, Erringden – repair carriageway (£50,546);

Lane Ends Lane, Wadsworth – culvert renewal (£40,000); Wash Wall repairs at Lock 14, 15 and 17 (Hebden Bridge) - £130,000.

MYTHOLMROYD: King Street – collapsed retaining wall (£37,500); Burnley Road – repairs to flood defence walls (£7,500); Hill House Clough, Broad Bottom Lane - culvert repairs (£10,500); Park Lane - Repair damaged carriageway (£53,577); Brearley Lane – repair damaged carriageway (£20,125).