Flood Resilience News

  • Funding announced for a major flood defence scheme to protect Mytholmroyd

    Funding announced for a major flood defence scheme to protect Mytholmroyd 0

    25/07/2017 17:35:33

    25th July 2017

     

    Funding announced for a major flood defence scheme to protect Mytholmroyd

     

    A major £30m flood scheme to protect homes and businesses in Mytholmroyd is a step closer thanks to a decision made today (25 July) by the Calderdale Flood Partnership Board. 

    The Board approved the allocation of funding for the scheme following detailed …

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  • Plan ahead for future floods

    Plan ahead for future floods 0

    21/07/2017 15:05:08

    Calderdale Council is urging local residents and businesses to make sure their property is as flood resilient as possible.

     

    Flood risk can never be eliminated, but it can be reduced and the impact lessened through good planning, preparation and practice. This will also help to avoid last minute panics for equipment such as sandbags – which are often of limited value in any case. …

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  • Job Vacancy - Communications Officer (Flood Resilience)

    Job Vacancy - Communications Officer (Flood Resilience) 0

    18/07/2017 17:17:48

    Calderdale Council is now recruiting to a new role in our Communications Team of Communications Officer (Flood Resilience). This exciting role will work with local, regional and national organisations and partners to develop best practice, share where possible and forge strong relationships. The post holder will deliver researched, planned, customer focused and measured campaigns to support flood …

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  • Slow The Flow Calderdale - Nathan

    Slow The Flow Calderdale - Nathan 0

    06/07/2017 08:20:49

    Slow The Flow Calderdale

    Meet 9.30am in the car park at Hardcastle Crags, Midghole Road, HEBDEN BRIDGE HX7 7AA, on Sunday 9th July or join the Slow The Flow Calderdale team at around 300-400 metres up the hill from the car park. Look out for the Slow The Flow sign and National Trust van parked up. 

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  • Yellow Warning of Rain Thur 6th - Fri 7th July

    Yellow Warning of Rain Thur 6th - Fri 7th July 0

    04/07/2017 10:41:12

    Possibility of seeing some more ‘impactful’ but localised, heavy and thundery downpours later on Thursday, and overnight into the early hours of Friday. The vast majority of us will miss the thunderstorms, but for the unfortunate few, there will be some real downpours, with frequent lightning, gusty winds and some large hailstones.

    The Yellow Warning of Rain (very low likelihood, …

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  • Chance for public to find out about Calderdale flood risk work

    Chance for public to find out about Calderdale flood risk work 0

    26/06/2017 07:42:57

    The public are being invited to give their views on plans to reduce flood risk in the Calder Valley at a number of drop-ins this month.

    People will have the opportunity to find out about the work the Environment Agency and partners including Calderdale Council, Canal and Rivers Trust, Yorkshire Water, National Trust and Slow the Flow Calderdale are doing to reduce flood risk in the area. …

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  • Do you want to make a difference and a positive impact within the community?

    Do you want to make a difference and a positive impact within the community? 0

    13/06/2017 14:48:06

    Calderdale Council are creating a new service within the Community Safety and Resilience Team designed to provide a 24hour Wardens Service to benefit the residents of Calderdale. This team will have responsibility to deliver CCTV monitoring, provide visible patrols across Calderdale and facilitate the Council's out of hours emergency response to critical incidents such as flooding or …

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  • Further flood schemes now complete

    Further flood schemes now complete 0

    01/06/2017 08:59:57

    Work is now complete on three schemes to repair flood damaged roads and structures in Calderdale.

     

    Three flood recovery schemes recently reached their conclusions - a new footbridge at Shibden Park, work to repair Wakefield Road at Salterhebble and works at Robin Wood Mill on Burnley Road.

     

    These areas were all badly affected by the flooding that hit the borough on Boxing …

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  • Council work shortlisted for national awards

    Council work shortlisted for national awards 0

    16/05/2017 09:21:56

    Calderdale Council has been shortlisted for three prestigious national awards for its work following the Boxing Day floods and for its innovative approach to volunteering.

    The Council has been nominated in three different categories at the MJ Local Government Achievement Awards 2017 - for Senior Leadership Team, Delivering Better Outcomes and Behaviour Change.

    Both the Senior Leadership …

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  • Twiggs to reduce flood risk in Calderdale

    Twiggs to reduce flood risk in Calderdale 0

    15/05/2017 15:10:32

    Calderdale Council has appointed a natural flood management specialist as part of its work to reduce the risk of flooding across the Calder Valley.

    Rob Twiggs previously worked for Moors for the Future Partnership in the Peak District National Park before joining Calderdale Council in February 2017. He has 12 years’ experience working in the environmental sector which includes completing …

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