Month: January 2016

Mixed response for council’s “vastly improved” offer to save Silsden library from closure

5:34am Thursday 28th January 2016 By David Knights   A COUNCIL offer to subsidise a proposed community-run library in Silsden has received a mixed response from local politicians. Cllr Adrian Naylor has welcomed Bradford’s latest proposal to save the library

Major strategy not piecemeal action to protect communities like Silsden from flooding

5:34am Thursday 28th January 2016 By David Knights   A SILSDEN councillor has called for a major strategy to prevent new housing estates worsening already acute flood problems. Adrian Naylor insisted “joined-up thinking” is needed for entire communities rather than

Calls for Silsden Beck to be cleared of flood-misery debris

5:32am Thursday 14th January 2016 By David Knights   A SILSDEN politician has demanded an in-depth survey of local watercourses be carried out as soon as possible following the town’s flood misery. Cllr Adrian Naylor fears that Silsden will face

Wet weather continues to flood St Johns St – 10 January 2016

Over the past 24hrs persistent rain has again showed how wet the surrounding land is. Although the beck has not flooded the beck is running at a high level and the river Aire is high. The rain has caused water

The Flood Report for the Silsden Floods on 26 Dec 2015

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE FLOOD REPORT   If you have been affected by the floods you should read this