News

  • 05 Oct
    2016

    The Lower Valley needs YOU!

    Last month’s thunderstorms and downpours were a timely reminder that communities need to maintain their flood vigilance.

    As part of a continuing programme to improve flood resilience throughout the Calder Valley, Calderdale Council and the Environment Agency (EA) are looking for local …

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  • 05 Oct
    2016

    Drop-in to see Woodland View flood scheme plans

    Hebden Bridge residents and businesses will have the chance to have their say on proposals for a new flood reduction scheme in Woodland View.

    A drop-in session will be held from 4pm – 6.30pm on Wednesday 12 October 2016 at the Air Cadets building in Hebden Bridge. 

    Cllr Barry …

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  • 05 Oct
    2016

    Council to lead exercise to test emergency response

    Calderdale Council will be holding its biggest ever live training exercise across Calderdale on Friday 14 October 2016. 

    Operation Calderdale16 will test the emergency response of the Council, the emergency services and partners to a major flooding incident, including a live search and …

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  • 28 Sep
    2016

    New arch takes shape at iconic Elland Bridge

    A major milestone in the rebuilding of Elland Bridge in Calderdale is underway, with its new arch being lifted into place to make the new bridge much stronger and more resilient.

    This marks the start of the final stages of the work by Calderdale Council and the Canal & River Trust to reopen …

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  • 22 Sep
    2016

    Flood Funds Still Available

    Grants for homes and businesses have no strict application dates however, funds from the government are limited, and people wanting to make an application should register their interest as soon as possible. If more people come forward for the grants than funds are available, a case will be put to …

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  • 15 Sep
    2016

    Job Vacancy - Calderdale Council Flood Risk Drainage Engineer

    Flood Risk Drainage Engineer Post Ref: EV246

    This is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional professional to be at the heart of delivering Flood Risk Management in Calderdale, an area of outstanding natural beauty known for its heritage, culture and creativity, located in the heart of …

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  • 14 Sep
    2016

    Back to school in Calderdale

    Press Release from Calderdale Council 

    It’s time for new beginnings, with Calderdale students back in the classroom for the new term, and flood-affected schools getting back to normal after tireless efforts to get back on their feet.

    Inspiring stories of sheer determination and …

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