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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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  • 19 May
    2016

    Environment Agency - Calderdale Briefing

     

    This briefing has been created to help reach interested parties with news, events, tips and contact information as well as giving you the opportunity to get involved with the development of the Calderdale catchment plan.

    100 Days Highlights

    Since the Boxing Day floods our field …

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  • 10 May
    2016

    Keeping you informed

    Flood Risk Management - Our work in Calderdale, current situation April 2016

    The flooding on 26 December 2015 followed an extremely wet November and December where rainfall was more than twice the monthly average. Rivers rose rapidly because the ground was already saturated from previous …

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