Flood Resilience News

  • Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation scheme

    Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation scheme 0

    09/06/2016 09:28:38

    The Environment Agency has published its Action Plan for Mytholmroyd, setting out proposals to reduce the risk of flooding.  Flood alleviation work will be starting on site later this year and the project team is busy preparing surveys and initial design options ready for consultation.

    The team is keen to involve local people in the development of the plans and is setting up a Flood …

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  • Overnight closures for essential works

    Overnight closures for essential works 0

    02/06/2016 16:50:00

    Press Release from Calderdale Council - 2 June 2016

    Residents and motorists in Cornholme are being advised of upcoming resurfacing works through the village on the A646 Burnley Road.

    The condition of the road surface in Cornholme has deteriorated and the heavy rain over winter has made the problem worse. A programme of resurfacing work is scheduled for the first three weeks in August, …

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  • Tell us about your flooding experience

    Tell us about your flooding experience 0

    26/05/2016 11:45:47

    Press Release by Calderdale Council

    Tell us about your flooding experience

    Calderdale Council wants to hear from anyone whose property was affected by the flooding caused by Storm Eva on 26 December 2015. 

    Councils have a statutory duty to undertake an investigation whenever there is a large scale flooding event in the borough and then publish a Section 19 report.   …

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  • Mytholmroyd Action Plan published

    Mytholmroyd Action Plan published 0

    26/05/2016 11:01:04

    The Environment Agency has today (26 May) announced an action plan for Mytholmroyd, which will spend more than £10 million on flood defences to better protect homes and businesses.

    A new flood action plan for the town, commissioned by Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss, sets out a programme to reduce flood risk to the town, with construction due to start by the end of the year.

    The …

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  • Environment Agency - Calderdale Briefing

    Environment Agency - Calderdale Briefing 0

    19/05/2016 08:30:46

     

    This briefing has been created to help reach interested parties with news, events, tips and contact information as well as giving you the opportunity to get involved with the development of the Calderdale catchment plan.

    100 Days Highlights

    Since the Boxing Day floods our field teams, flood incident support officers and asset inspectors have worked in all of the communities …

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  • Calderdale businesses are bouncing back after the devastating Boxing Day floods

    Calderdale businesses are bouncing back after the devastating Boxing Day floods 0

    19/05/2016 08:11:08

    Press Release from Calderdale Council - Wednesday 18 May 2016

    Calderdale businesses are bouncing back after the devastating Boxing Day floods

    And to make sure this message travels far and wide Calderdale Council is running a marketing campaign targeting tourists, visitors and the business community.

    A poster campaign, with the headline ‘Adventure Awaits’ and using the …

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  • Keeping you informed

    Keeping you informed 0

    10/05/2016 15:21:01

    Flood Risk Management - Our work in Calderdale, current situation April 2016

    The flooding on 26 December 2015 followed an extremely wet November and December where rainfall was more than twice the monthly average. Rivers rose rapidly because the ground was already saturated from previous heavy rain. Many of the Environment Agency's measuring stations recorded the highest river levels …

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  • Funding boost helps festivals flourish

    Funding boost helps festivals flourish 0

    04/05/2016 13:11:39

    Calderdale Council has awarded over £11,000 to five local community groups to help them put on events and festivals to celebrate all that’s great about Calderdale.

     

    The Council invited voluntary groups to apply for grants last month to help boost tourism, trade and morale after the Boxing Day floods.

     

    Robin Tuddenham, Calderdale Council’s Director of …

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  • Deadlines have now been removed for applications to Calderdale Council’s flood grants

    Tags: flood grants, funding

    Deadlines have now been removed for applications to Calderdale Council’s flood grants 0

    20/04/2016 11:35:51

    Timescales for both the £500 Hardship grant for homeowners and also for the business flood recovery grant for premises affected by the Boxing Day Floods have been removed.

    This is in addition to the already deadline free Repair and Renew grant, meaning that all available grants for homes and businesses have no strict application dates.

    However, funds from the government are limited, …

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  • Gravel removal work begins at Hebden Water

    Gravel removal work begins at Hebden Water 0

    10/03/2016 08:30:55

    Work to remove gravel from Hebden Water will be starting next week as part of the Environment Agency’s recovery work following the floods at Christmas.

    There are several locations where gravels have deposited in Hebden Water, a tributary of the River Calder, since the floods. This includes Old Gate, Waterside Fold and Innovation Weir.

    The Environment Agency has appointed a contractor …

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