Opportunity to see Calderdale flood action plan progress at drop-in 0
News release from the Environment Agency
Calderdale residents and business owners are invited to find out more about the progress of the Calderdale Catchment Plan at a drop-in event in Hebden Bridge this month.
Anyone can stop by to find out more between the hours of 3pm to 8pm on Thursday 15 September at Hebden Bridge Town Hall.
People will have the opportunity to view the draft and …
Minutes of the Mytholmroyd Community Flood Stakeholder Group - 17th August 2016 0
MYTHOLMROYD COMMUNITY FLOOD STAKEHOLDER GROUP
MEETING 6pm 17 AUGUST 2016 - ERRINGDEN ROOM, ST MICHAELS CHURCH HALL, MYTHOLMROYD
The community flood stakeholder group comprises representatives of a range of community groups in Mytholmroyd who meet to discuss the Environment Agency’s flood alleviation proposals.The community flood stakeholder group comprises representatives …
Work on Scout Road progresses 0
Press Release by Calderdale Council
Work to allow flood affected Scout Road in Mytholmroyd to reopen is now in its final stages as a safety fence is being installed, offering protection for those using or living on the road.
Storm Eva on Boxing Day 2015 caused a landslip which blocked Scout Road. This led to the relocation of Scout Road Academy students to another nearby site. The …
Flood risk reduced in Todmorden thanks to new overflow weir 0
News release from the Environment Agency:
A new £750,000 overflow weir project which channels water off the Rochdale Canal has been completed, further reducing the risk of flooding to homes and businesses in Todmorden.
The Environment Agency scheme at Gauxholme channels water directly into Walsden Water if the canal overflows. The overflow weir is not reliant …
Appeal to help map Calderdale's historic waters 0
The Environment Agency is appealing for help from historians, landowners and communities in the Calder Valley to help produce a detailed map of old land drains, goits and mill ponds to determine whether they could be brought back into use to aid the fight against flooding.
The valley is known to have an extensive network of historic field drains and industrial water infrastructure and the …
£50,000 fund launched for events and festivals 0
Press release from Calderdale Council
Local community groups can apply for a share of a new £50,000 fund set up by Calderdale Council to helpput on events and festivals in the area.
The Council has launched the second round of grants under a scheme set up in March 2016 to help boost tourism, trade and morale after the Boxing Day 2015 floods.
Organisations can apply …
Flood Partner Newsletter 0
Flood Partner Newsletter - July 2016
The latest edition of the Calderdale Flood Partners newsletter is now available in the community flooding section on Calderdale Council's website. You can also sign up to recieve this directly into your inbox on the Council's website
Update from the Environment Agency - Calderdale Catchment Plan Workshops 0
Update from the Environment Agency - Friday 15 July
Calderdale Catchment Plan Workshops
Following the first catchment plan workshop on the 18 June and a second group exercise on the 2 July which defined the governance arrangements for the Calderdale Catchment Partnership, a further series of workshops have now been organised to identify issues and related actions that will be included …
Revised opening hours for the Mytholmroyd Flood Information Centre 0
the opening hours of the Mytholmroyd Flood Information Centre will change from Wednesday 20th July until the final proposed design is available for public consultation.
The revised hours will be:
Monday 10am - 4pm
Wednesday 1pm – 7pm
Commission calls for action on flooding 0
Press Release from Calderdale Council - 14 July 2016
Act now to help our communities become more resilient as the Calder Valley will flood again, thanks to changing weather patterns, climate change and changes in land management.
That’s the message within the Calderdale Flood Commission’s final report into the causes, impact and response to the unprecedented flooding which …