Flood Resilience News

  • Update on Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation scheme from the Environment Agency 10 August 2017

    Update on Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation scheme from the Environment Agency 10 August 2017 0

    14/08/2017 09:07:22

    Mytholmroyd ward councillors are being invited to take a walk round the village to have a look at and talk about flood alleviation plans for the village.

    The project team is also arranging to meet with Mytholmroyd Regeneration Partnership Group (formerly Royds Regeneration Group) about the scheme to help them understand the proposals and discuss any concerns.

    We are continuing to make good …

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  • Update from Environment Agency - Thursday 3 August

    Update from Environment Agency - Thursday 3 August 0

    03/08/2017 16:09:08

     

    Just to let you know we are stopping our traffic management system this weekend in time for the Hebden Bridge Vintage Car event to help visitors and the local community get there without delay. Organisers are expecting thousands of visitors.

    We are making progress with demolishing the three buildings on Burnley road, including the old post office. This is expected to take around …

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  • Update on Mytholmroyd flood scheme

    Update on Mytholmroyd flood scheme 0

    14/08/2017 09:06:15

    Further preparations for the flood alleviation scheme in Mytholmroyd are underway and work has started demolishing three houses in Burnley Road to help us construct sound flood defences.

     

    Our contractors currently have nine people working on the site, some inside and others outside on scaffolding, from 7.30am until 5.30pm. We also have traffic spotters to monitor queues and relay …

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  • Mytholmroyd Newsletter July 2017

    Mytholmroyd Newsletter July 2017 0

    27/07/2017 14:25:03

    The 3rd edition (July 2017) of the Mytholmroyd newsletter has the latest news on progress, planned works and consultation events to keep you informed can be downloaded here.

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  • Funding announced for a major flood defence scheme to protect Mytholmroyd

    Funding announced for a major flood defence scheme to protect Mytholmroyd 0

    25/07/2017 17:35:33

    25th July 2017

     

    Funding announced for a major flood defence scheme to protect Mytholmroyd

     

    A major £30m flood scheme to protect homes and businesses in Mytholmroyd is a step closer thanks to a decision made today (25 July) by the Calderdale Flood Partnership Board. 

    The Board approved the allocation of funding for the scheme following detailed …

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  • Plan ahead for future floods

    Plan ahead for future floods 0

    21/07/2017 15:05:08

    Calderdale Council is urging local residents and businesses to make sure their property is as flood resilient as possible.

     

    Flood risk can never be eliminated, but it can be reduced and the impact lessened through good planning, preparation and practice. This will also help to avoid last minute panics for equipment such as sandbags – which are often of limited value in any case. …

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  • Job Vacancy - Communications Officer (Flood Resilience)

    Job Vacancy - Communications Officer (Flood Resilience) 0

    18/07/2017 17:17:48

    Calderdale Council is now recruiting to a new role in our Communications Team of Communications Officer (Flood Resilience). This exciting role will work with local, regional and national organisations and partners to develop best practice, share where possible and forge strong relationships. The post holder will deliver researched, planned, customer focused and measured campaigns to support flood …

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  • Slow The Flow Calderdale - Nathan

    Slow The Flow Calderdale - Nathan 0

    06/07/2017 08:20:49

    Slow The Flow Calderdale

    Meet 9.30am in the car park at Hardcastle Crags, Midghole Road, HEBDEN BRIDGE HX7 7AA, on Sunday 9th July or join the Slow The Flow Calderdale team at around 300-400 metres up the hill from the car park. Look out for the Slow The Flow sign and National Trust van parked up. 

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  • Yellow Warning of Rain Thur 6th - Fri 7th July

    Yellow Warning of Rain Thur 6th - Fri 7th July 0

    04/07/2017 10:41:12

    Possibility of seeing some more ‘impactful’ but localised, heavy and thundery downpours later on Thursday, and overnight into the early hours of Friday. The vast majority of us will miss the thunderstorms, but for the unfortunate few, there will be some real downpours, with frequent lightning, gusty winds and some large hailstones.

    The Yellow Warning of Rain (very low likelihood, …

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  • Chance for public to find out about Calderdale flood risk work

    Chance for public to find out about Calderdale flood risk work 0

    26/06/2017 07:42:57

    The public are being invited to give their views on plans to reduce flood risk in the Calder Valley at a number of drop-ins this month.

    People will have the opportunity to find out about the work the Environment Agency and partners including Calderdale Council, Canal and Rivers Trust, Yorkshire Water, National Trust and Slow the Flow Calderdale are doing to reduce flood risk in the area. …

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