There’s A Hole In The Road, Please Can We Keep It?

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Hannah reflects on the disruption that a burst water main near home has caused, and hopes it continues. There’s a hole in the road where I live. Not your average pothole, but quite a substantial chasm. In the way of things in small towns where nothing much happens, it’s sparked a lot of excitement, and even become a bit of a local meme as photoshop fans suggest causes for the Great Void Of ‘Royd. View this post on Instagram Make Mytholmroyd great again! A post shared by Giles! (@thisgiles) on Sep 5, 2018 at 10:13am PDT Scenes in Mytholmroyd earlier pic.twitter.com/XFJMeVpIIG — Gagarin Studio (@Gagarin_Studio) September 5, 2018 The actual cause of the hole was pretty spectacular, as was the chaos as morning traffic was diverted along the only two lane road between the upper and lower ends of our steep sided valley. Schools closed as the water was switched off, and parents who had been delighted just the day before to finally ship their kids off to school were given a cruel snow-day-in-September. There...

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