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  • 30 Jun
    2016

    Tell us your views on flood strategy

    Calderdale Council is holding six drop in sessions to give local residents and businesses the chance to share their views about the Local Flood Risk Management Strategy.

    As the lead Local Flood Authority, the Council has a duty under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 to develop, maintain, …

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  • 30 Jun
    2016

    Vital repairs scheduled for A646

    Work will begin shortly on the A646 at Falling Royd, between Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd, after the road was severely damaged by the Boxing Day floods.

    The unprecedented flooding which followed Storm Eva caused a concrete beam which supports the carriageway to move, causing a crack which is 30 …

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  • 27 Jun
    2016

    Flood defence work at Bacup Road finishes

    A flood risk reduction scheme in the Bacup Road area of Todmorden is now complete.

    The scheme was developed by the Environment Agency and Calderdale Council in response to the floods of 2012 and 2013 where properties and businesses in an around the Bacup Road area were badly affected.

    The …

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  • 23 Jun
    2016

    Bridgefield Garage bounces back after Boxing Day floods

    Press Release from Calderdale Council - Wednesday 22 June

    Six months on from the Boxing Day floods, one company which demonstrates the grittiness and determination of local businesses is Bridgefield Garage in Elland, Calderdale.  

    The garage offers MOTs, repairs and tyres. On Boxing …

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  • 22 Jun
    2016

    Essential maintenance on King Cross Street, Halifax

    Calderdale Council Press Release - Wednesday 22 June

    Overnight road closures are scheduled between Burdock Way and Hyde Park in Halifax, to allow essential maintenance to take place.

    From Monday 18 July until Saturday 30 July, a programme of resurfacing work is scheduled for King Cross Street …

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  • 21 Jun
    2016

    Flood grants help hundreds of people

    Press Release from Calderdale Council - Monday 20 June 2016

    Calderdale Council has paid more than £3 million in grants so far to residents and businesses whose homes and premises were damaged by the floods in December 2015. This is through hundreds of grants to help people …

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  • 15 Jun
    2016

    Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation - Your questions answered

    Reducing the risk of flooding is a priority for us. The government has given us extra funding to deliver a flood alleviation scheme that will benefit Mytholmroyd.

    The Mytholmroyd action plan sets out the programme that will be implemented to further reduce flood risk to the town along with …

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  • 15 Jun
    2016

    Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation - Explaining the action plan

    An action plan for Mytholmroyd was commissioned by the Environment Secretary, Elizabeth Truss, following the flooding experienced throughout the Calder Valley on Boxing Day 2015. The plan sets out the programme that will be implemented to further reduce flood risk to the town along with the …

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