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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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  • 09 Jun
    2016

    Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation scheme

    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. …

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  • 02 Jun
    2016

    Overnight closures for essential works

    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 …

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  • 26 May
    2016

    Tell us about your flooding experience

    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 …

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  • 26 May
    2016

    Mytholmroyd Action Plan published

    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 …

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