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    By pmadmin
    In Development
    Dec 20th, 2019
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    Granny Lane Application Number 2019/62/91467/E I have been in communications with the Planning Officer GW regarding the Granny Lane Application. I think it would be prudent to use the Kirklees Flood Risk Management Studies 2015/16 Kirklees Council Mirfield and Ravensthorpe Fluvial Viability Study, as...
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    In Your Mirfield
    Dec 15th, 2019
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    Regards Steve...
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    In Climate Change
    Dec 5th, 2019
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    When the Gauge Measures 2.5m we can expect minor flooding. if you study the readings bellow you will find in 2002 the River Calder at Mirfield flooded 7 times, and in 2012 the same7 times. However, the 6th April 2003 at 13.40 the first significant Gauge ready was recorded 4.998m. The next significant...
    By pmadmin
    In Flooding in Mirfield
    Nov 7th, 2019
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    This year the River Calder has flooded many times to date and if it continues it will reach new records heights. This could make 2019 a significate year for our area in how many times the Calder has flooded. This brings me to a second conclusion that constant flooding could result in a new highest [&...
    By pmadmin
    In Uncategorized
    Aug 12th, 2019
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    Applications for outline planning permission seek to establish whether the scale and nature of a proposed development would be acceptable to the local planning authority. Application 2019/60/92378/E 48 residential dwellings this is considered to be a large development in terms of environmental damage...
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    In Climate Change
    Jul 7th, 2019
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    For every 10 minutes your engine is off, you’ll prevent one pound of carbon dioxide from being released  The Royal College of Physicians estimates 40,000 deaths a year in the UK are linked to air pollution, with engine idling contributing to this. 5.4 million people in the UK are currently rece...
    By pmadmin
    In Climate Change
    May 31st, 2019
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    Steve Benson; As a Green Party Councillor, for Mirfield, I will continue to carry out the hard work I have done for Mirfield over the last four years. I feel that I can do more for Mirfield as a Green for our environment, Climate change, and the flooding problems we have with the River Calder, [&hell...
    By pmadmin
    In Your Mirfield
    May 26th, 2019
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    The invasion of Mirfield Fallopia japonica AKA: “Japanese Knotweed” Species Description Scientific name: Fallopia japonica AKA: Japanese Bamboo, Habitat: Common in urban areas, particularly on wasteland, railways, roadsides and river banks Tall herbaceous perennial with bamboo-like stems....
    By pmadmin
    In Your Mirfield
    Apr 19th, 2019
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    The powerful scenes and views of Mirfield It was only October 25th 2018 when I listened to a planning officer Matthew Woodward saying the views from Mirfield are not of value HOW wrong he was !!! Regards Steve...
    By pmadmin
    In Sustainable Future 2050
    Mar 24th, 2019
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    Don’t Dump Drains to River Calder Clean River Clean Future 2019 If you’re out and about around Mirfield and you come across this stencil sign Don’t Dump Drains to River Calder on the path next to a road gully this is a friendly reminder not to drop litter especially plastic as you all know once [&hel...
    By pmadmin
    In Your Mirfield
    Mar 10th, 2019
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    Have you ever wondered where Mirfield boundaries start and finish Mirfield ward boundary map Regards Steve...
    By pmadmin
    In Your Mirfield
    Mar 2nd, 2019
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    An idea for highway safety at Crossly field school to reduce the impact of traffic and beyond Well house lane. Hi, Guys just keeping you all in the loop as it was, at this up and coming Tuesdays Mirfield Town Council meeting 5th March 2019 I have proposed and managed to secure, on the agender [&helli...
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    In Your Mirfield
    Feb 24th, 2019
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    Mirfield Town Centre early morning 24th Feb 2019 street names and photos with not many people about nor traffic!!! Mirfield is a small town and civil parish in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, England. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, At the 2011 census it had a population of 19,563....
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    In Sustainable Future 2050
    Feb 17th, 2019
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    Planting the Future How to grow your own Acorn trees with a little cheat plant them about 20-25mm deep individually in pots of soil/compost, between now and the end of November. Water well and place in a sheltered spot outside. Protect the pots from predators i.e. squirrels, mice etc. and from hard f...
    By pmadmin
    In Your Mirfield
    Feb 17th, 2019
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    Lowland Road Mirfield refection photos on the Calder and Hebble Navigation temperature 5 degrees....
    By pmadmin
    In Your Mirfield
    Feb 17th, 2019
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    Saint Mary’s Church 17th February 2019 early morning photos temperature 4 degrees....
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    In Climate Change
    Feb 10th, 2019
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    Speech by Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency Royal Society of Arts, 24 September 2018 Am I exaggerating? No. I might even be underplaying the risk. A report from an international team of climate researchers which hit the headlines this summer warned of a “hothouse Earth” – the...
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    In Climate Change
    Feb 9th, 2019
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    Planning for 2050 and beyond Renewable energy sustainable urban drainage system (Re-suds) Gray water (surface water from your roof) is a commodity and a vital game changer to combating climate change. Commodity comes from how much Gray water you can use daily using Gray water for WC toilet and wateri...
    By Steve Benson
    In Sustainable Future 2050
    Feb 4th, 2019
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    One mature tree just like the picture bellow produces nearly 117.934 Kilogram of oxygen each year. Two mature trees can provide enough oxygen for a family of four. That same acre of trees also produces enough oxygen for 18 people to breathe for a year. The same mature tree can absorb carbon dioxide a...
    By Steve Benson
    In Sustainable Future 2050
    Feb 2nd, 2019
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    Our turf/ or Green grass areas are incredible natural oxygen making machines. A turf/ or green grass area 50’m3 x 50’m3 produces enough oxygen to meet the everyday needs of a family of four. Each acre of grass produces enough oxygen for 64 people a day. Our air is cleansed by Grass and ov...