Business affected by floods in the Calder Valley have put on a Christmas market to celebrate the clean-up after this summer's downpours.
A campaign has been launched to save a pub which was left devasted by the floods which hit the Calder Valley in June.
A fund to help victims of the recent flash floods in Calderdale has reached £115,000 and thousands of pounds have already been handed out.
We have all heard of the Red Sea and the Blue Nile but what about the Orange Calder?
Well residents in Mytholmroyd were suitably bemused when overnight their river turned a rather rusty shade of rouge.
Gaynor Barnes has more.
After all the recent rainfall many of our rivers are running fast and full. But in the hills above Calderdale one waterway has been causing quite a stir.
Residents in Mytholmroyd were certainly baffled when overnight the River Calder turned orange.
The Environment Agency have identified the discoloured water as coming from an old coal mine in the hills above the village of Portsmouth, in the valley.
Mytholmroyd is now ready for Christmas after the villages' festive lights were officially switched on. The entertainment included the chance to see Santa and stroke a real life reindeer, watch jugglers, enjoy crafts, gifts stalls, food, drink, and Hebden Bridge Junior band.
A petition will be delivered to Downing Street today calling for better flood defences in the Calder Valley. A group says urgent work is needed to avoid scenes like last year's devastation.
A suspected underground landslip has cut off part of a West Yorkshire community. One of the main roads that connects the farms and stables on the hills over Mytholmroyd has been shut over fears it could collapse.
It's left some people with long diversions which are causing problems for local businesses - and there are some suggestions it could take up to a year to put right.
Businesses hit by devastating floods in the Calder Valley have put on a special Christmas market to celebrate the clean-up after this summer's downpours. Dozens turned out for the event in Mytholmroyd, to show support to the many pub and shop owners affected. Matt Price reports.
An event celebrating the life and work of poet Ted Hughes is being held in his birthplace.
For the last 5 years The Elmet Trust has organised "The Ted Hughes Festival", which has bee held in Mytholmroyd with numerous famous speakers, walks, and poetry slams.
Previously, there have been appearances from Andrew Motion, Anne Fine, Freda Hughes and the Trust's patron Simon Armitage.
This year there will be a poetry reading from contemporary poet Kathleen Jamie, and a talk from Christopher Reid, Hughes' editor. Organised walks around places linked to Ted Hughes poetry are available, as well as a poetry slam at the house where Hughes was born.