Hebden Royd Blog

Welcome to the blog for Hebden Royd Flood Group. On this page you will find up-to-date news and information about flooding in the Hebden Royd area. We will update this page as often as we can, so make sure you come back regularly. The information we include on this page could help to protect you, your family and your home from the risks of flooding. Don’t forget to check here after flooding too, just in case we have important or urgent information.

  • Minutes: Hebden Royd Flood Action Group Hebden Bridge Town Hall 21st January 2016

    Minutes: Hebden Royd Flood Action Group Hebden Bridge Town Hall 21st January 2016 0

    08/03/2016 13:42:42

    1 - Present: Steve Hoyle, John Buttery, Robin Dixon, Andrew Entwistle, Jo Arnold (EA), Debbie Barton, Diane Monahan, John Ludlam, Judi Chrysanthou  

    2 - Minutes of 17.9.2015: Agreed.

    3 - Matters arising, unless covered by the agenda: We agreed to drop the idea of Hebden Royd assisting with minutes.

    4 - Summary of recent flood from Jo Arnold, Environment Agency: There is to be a …

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  • Nutclough Flood Defences, Hebden Bridge

    Nutclough Flood Defences, Hebden Bridge 0

    18/12/2015 08:50:53

    Video made by Calderdale Council showing the improvements made to the Nutclough Flood Defences

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  • Hebden Bridge Flood - 12th December 2015

    Hebden Bridge Flood - 12th December 2015 0

    14/12/2015 13:22:11

    From Rogue Robot on Vimeo

    On the 12th of December, 2015, the river (Hebden) flowing through Hebden Bridge burst their banks, flooding the main high street. Immediately, residents of the town descended on the area to carry sandbags, control traffic and help out in anyway they could, keeping local shops and businesses open at the busiest time of year. The town is open for business …

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  • Hebden Royd Flood Group's first test

    Hebden Royd Flood Group's first test 0

    24/11/2015 10:29:19

    Over the weekend of 13th-16th November the storms, rains and floods became for the Hebden Royd Flood Group (HRFG) the first test, or blooding for our community flood containers.

    There are 5 containers spread along the valley from Mytholmroyd to Sandbed containing modest amounts of basic equipment for use if and when a flood situation arises. These containers are at Mytholmroyd, off Midgely …

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  • Minutes - Hebden Bridge & Mytholmroyd Flood Action Group Thursday 18th June 2015

    Minutes - Hebden Bridge & Mytholmroyd Flood Action Group Thursday 18th June 2015 0

    07/07/2015 14:26:22

    Present:  Steve Hoyle, Andrew Entwistle (Vice Chair), Jason Boom, John Ludlam, Mike Watts and Sarah-Jayne Robins from Todmorden Flood Action Group.                                                

    Apologies: Kathleen Eidson, Judi Chrysanthou (Chair).  

    2 - Minutes …

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  • Minutes of the AGM 25-03-2015

    Minutes of the AGM 25-03-2015 0

    15/04/2015 07:11:43

    Hebden Bridge Flood Action Group

    Annual General Meeting at Hebden Bridge Town Hall, Wednesday 25.3.2015

    Present: Judi Chrysanthou (Chair),Jae Campbell(CMBC), Mark Adams, Kathleen Eidson, Ken Collins, Sarah Ratcliffe (CMBC), Andrew Coen (EA), Ellie (Valley Organics Workers Co-op), Andrew Entwistle, Steve Hoyle, John Ludlam. Apologies: Paul and Diana Monahan.

     

    Review of the year: …

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  • HBFAG Annual Report

    HBFAG Annual Report 0

    15/04/2015 07:12:10

    Annual Report 2014/15

    Our group was formed in response to the floods locally in June 2012. We formed a small committee and liaised with the Council and other bodies to look at ways that we could be effective in the community in case of further floods.

    It was decided that establishing several flood stores and producing a Flood Plan would be the most helpful and relevant action we could take. …

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  • Flood Group AGM

    Flood Group AGM 0

    15/04/2015 07:12:33

    Hebden Bridge Flood Group holds its annual general meeting on Wednesday 25th of March.

    It will start at 5:30pm in Hebden Bridge Town Hall, St. George's Street and all are welcome to come along.

    Drinks and cake will be available and the group hopes to share its progress to date.

    The volunteer organisation has been formed to assist in case of flooding such as that which hit the town in …

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