Flood Resilience News

  • Milestone for Copley Bridge

    Milestone for Copley Bridge 0

    25/01/2017 08:31:07

    Work to build a new bridge for Copley has moved a step forward, as the original bridge, which was destroyed by the 2015 floods, has been carefully dismantled.

    Calderdale Council is replacing the 185-year-old stone bridge with a steel and stone structure to reconnect the two sides of the valley. Once open, it will provide access for pedestrians, horses and non-motorised vehicles.

    The old …

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  • Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme newsletter

    Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme newsletter 0

    16/01/2017 15:55:13

    Here's the second edition of our 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. VBA are working in partnership with the Environment Agency and Calderdale Council to deliver the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme.

    Read the latest …

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  • Elland Bridge update

    Elland Bridge update 0

    12/01/2017 15:37:18

    Calderdale Council and the Canal & River Trust, who are working together to rebuild flood-damaged Elland Bridge, have revised the expected reopening date for pedestrians and cyclists due to the impact of the weather on the works.

    Joint statement from Calderdale Council and the Canal & River Trust:

    “We had hoped to open the newly rebuilt Elland Bridge to pedestrians and …

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  • Elland Bridge due to open to pedestrians and cyclists next week

    Elland Bridge due to open to pedestrians and cyclists next week 0

    04/01/2017 13:29:05

    The newly rebuilt Elland Bridge is expected to be open to pedestrians and cyclists by the end of next week – a key milestone in the final stage of construction before the expected full reopening of the bridge to traffic later this month.

    Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader, said:

    “This is good news for local residents and businesses. We know they are eager to see …

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  • Last chance to apply for flood grants

    Last chance to apply for flood grants 0

    28/12/2016 10:11:47

    Flood-affected residents and businesses across Calderdale are being reminded that time is running out to apply for grants to repair and protect their properties, as the application deadlines are fast approaching.

    Calderdale was the worst hit area by the unprecedented floods last Boxing Day, with over 2000 residents and more than 1000 businesses flooded. Calderdale Council continues to do …

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  • Weather Situation – Update from Calderdale Council on Saturday 24 December

    Weather Situation – Update from Calderdale Council on Saturday 24 December 0

    24/12/2016 13:32:06

    Storm Barbara passed through yesterday evening relatively quickly causing only minor surface water flooding based on reports observed on social media. Up to 20mm of rain fell which matched the best estimate.

    The Environment Agency Monitoring and Forecasting teams have provided an update picture for this Christmas Eve and Christmas Day...

    24 December – Christmas Eve

    Today the …

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  • Weather Situation – Second update from Calderdale Council on Friday 23 December

    Weather Situation – Second update from Calderdale Council on Friday 23 December 0

    23/12/2016 14:38:51

    Calderdale Council has continued to monitor developments of the two weather systems, sharing information with both the Environment Agency and the Met Office:

    Storm Barbara is currently affecting the north of Scotland, with much of the UK being affected by gusty winds. Gusts of 50 – 60 mph are likely in parts of northern England, with some exposed locations seeing gusts of up to 70 mph. …

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  • Weather Situation – Update from Calderdale Council Friday 23 December

    Weather Situation – Update from Calderdale Council Friday 23 December 0

    23/12/2016 12:47:12

    A flood alert is currently in place for parts of Calderdale. This precautionary flood alert has been issued due to the impact of storm Barbara. A Flood Alert means low-level flood impacts are possible.

    Calderdale Council will continue to monitor developments of the two weather systems (Storm Barbara and Storm Connor), sharing information with both the Environment Agency and the Met Office. …

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  • Weather Situation – Update from Calderdale Council Thursday 22 December

    Weather Situation – Update from Calderdale Council Thursday 22 December 0

    22/12/2016 15:20:06

    Calderdale Council has continued to monitor developments of the two weather systems, sharing information with both the Environment Agency and the Met Office:

    There are two weather systems moving over the UK between the 23 and 25 December. The first of these systems has been named Storm Barbara

    The principal risk is wind, but we will possibly experience some heavy rain tomorrow afternoon …

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  • Weather Situation - 20 December 2016

    Weather Situation - 20 December 2016 0

    20/12/2016 16:52:38

    Calderdale Council has been monitoring developments since the weekend being advised of the following by both the Environment Agency and the Met Office:

    There are two weather systems moving over the UK between the 23 and 25 December. The first of these systems has been named Storm Barbara

    Early indications are that we will see a change in the weather to more stormy and windy weather …

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