It has been a few years since air quality was checked in the vicinity of the village. Currently, there is a move to have a new test done.
Levels of noise have grown with the increase in passing traffic. Most of this is actually noise from tyres on the road surface, but engine noise from heavy goods vehicles is also apparent.
Kirklees spends £50,000 to find out if queuing cars cause more pollution
And the result has told them what everyone already knows: nitrogen dioxide levels go down if traffic keeps moving.
Read The Huddersfield Daily Examiner's full article here. (10 June 2018)