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Jeremy Corbyn: Flood victims need more help

Labour leader Jeremy Corby has been in the Calder Valley today where he called on more help for flood victims.

Local residents say one of the main issues causing surface flooding is blocked drains - with some describing last week's flash flooding as a 'near miss'. Chris Kiddey reports.

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One of oldest plays in world re-enacted in Calder Valley

Hundreds turned out to watch the Easter Pace Egg plays, performed in the Calder Valley on good Friday.

Hundreds in Calder Valley to watch Easter Pace egg plays Credit: ITV Yorkshire
One of oldest plays in the world re-enacted in Calder Valley Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The play is said to be one of the oldest in the world. It sees good triumphing over evil and characters include st George, the King of Egypt, and the bold slasher.

The pics above show the play being acted out in Heptonstall, first by pupils of Calder High School in Mytholmroyd, then by an adult cast.

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