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  • 30 Aug
    2016

    Appeal to help map Calderdale's historic waters

    The Environment Agency is appealing for help from historians, landowners and communities in the Calder Valley to help produce a detailed map of old land drains, goits and mill ponds to determine whether they could be brought back into use to aid the fight against flooding.

    The valley is known to …

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  • 26 Aug
    2016

    £50,000 fund launched for events and festivals

    Press release from Calderdale Council

    Local community groups can apply for a share of a new £50,000 fund set up by Calderdale Council to helpput on events and festivals in the area.

    The Council has launched the second round of grants under a scheme set up in March 2016 to …

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  • 18 Jul
    2016

    Flood Partner Newsletter

    Flood Partner Newsletter - July 2016

    The latest edition of the Calderdale Flood Partners newsletter is now available in the community flooding section on Calderdale Council's website. You can also sign up to recieve this directly into your inbox on the Council's website 

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  • 14 Jul
    2016

    Commission calls for action on flooding

    Press Release from Calderdale Council - 14 July 2016

    Act now to help our communities become more resilient as the Calder Valley will flood again, thanks to changing weather patterns, climate change and changes in land management.

    That’s the message within the Calderdale Flood …

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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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