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  • 14 Nov
    2016

    Concerns over flood grant callers

    Calderdale residents are being reminded to contact the Council if they’re unsure whether or not they qualify for available flood grants.

    Calderdale Council has been made aware of concerns from some residents over companies visiting properties in flood-hit areas and asking them to sign a …

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  • 09 Nov
    2016

    Flood grants help Calderdale resident repair and prepare

    This Flood Awareness Fortnight, Calderdale residents are being reminded that there’s still time to apply for flood resilience grants to pay for alterations to protect their property from flooding in future.

     

    The floods in December 2015 affected over 2000 residential properties and …

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  • 08 Nov
    2016

    Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme newsletter

    Newsletter from the Environment Agency

    Welcome to the first edition of the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme Newsletter. We aim to use these newsletters as a way of providing you with regular updates on progress, planned works and consultation events, to keep you fully informed. …

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  • 07 Nov
    2016

    Consultation on the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme

    The Environment Agency is holding a public consultation on its proposals for the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme which will run from Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th November in Mytholmroyd.

    Drop-in events will be open from 1pm - 7pm on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th, and from 1 …

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  • 01 Nov
    2016

    Flood grant support drop in for home owners & landlords

    Wednesday 2 November, 9.30 - 12.30 and 1.30 - 4.30

    Customer First at Todmorden Community College

    ​If your home flooded in the December 2015 floods, just call in for help with your application. Even if just your cellar flooded, or only a small amount of water entered the main part of your …

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  • 01 Nov
    2016

    Scout Road Academy reopens

    Press release by Calderdale Council - 31 October 2016

    Students and teachers are back at Scout Road Academy in Mytholmroyd for the first time since the Boxing Day 2015 floods. This comes after Calderdale Council installed a safety fence at Scout Road to help protect those using and living …

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  • 29 Oct
    2016

    Long term action plan to reduce flood risk in Calderdale

    News release from the Environment Agency - 28 October 2016

    A new flood action plan to better protect Calderdale communities for generations to come has been launched.

    The Calderdale Flood Action Plan sets out short term actions that will see over 1,600 homes and businesses in the area better …

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  • 27 Oct
    2016

    Work on new Copley Bridge to start soon

    Press release from Calderdale Council - 26 October 2016

    Work is due to begin on a new bridge for Copley in November after the original one was destroyed during last year’s Boxing Day floods.

    Access works and preparation of the site will begin in November 2016 and the main construction …

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