Flooding latest – school closed

News update
News update

ACKWORTH Howard CE J&I School has been fully closed due to the adverse weather.

Wakefield Council has also announced that Stranglands Lane at Ferrybridge has been closed due to flooding under the railway, and Arriva has been forced to divert the 148/149/150 service away from the road.

The entrance to Fryston village is now blocked due to water and Arriva’s 188 cannot service the village.

A flood alert remains in place at the River Aire middle catchment. Yorkshire Water and the Environment Agency are closely monitoring the situation and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue have issued advice on how to prepare for flooding here www.westyorksfire.gov.uk/news/flooding-be-prepared

Keep checking www.environment-agency.gov.uk for flood warnings and floodline on 0845 988 1188.