Hebden Bridge Flood Alleviation Scheme Drop-in for Hebden Bridge 27th Feb 4pm - 7pm 0
You will no doubt be aware that work is ongoing to develop a Flood Alleviation Scheme for Hebden Bridge.
Hydraulic Modelling work is ongoing to help identify the most beneficial solution for the town and surrounding area. In addition to flooding from rivers, the scheme will aim to address surface water issues in the town. This will focus on flooding caused by heavy rainfall which overwhelms …
New radios to boost flood warden communications 0
Calderdale’s flood wardens, who volunteer to be the ‘eyes and ears’ on the ground during flooding incidents, now have a new piece of equipment to help them with their role.
Calderdale Council and the Environment Agency have funded some new radios, which flood wardens will use to give and receive messages quickly and easily in the event of a flood.
This will enable key …
Elland Bridge now open to traffic 0
Dozens of local people gathered today (Wednesday 8 February) to see Elland Bridge reopen to vehicles for the first time since it was destroyed by the Boxing Day 2015 floods.
Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader, and Simon Bamford, director of asset delivery for the Canal & River Trust, declared the bridge open after cutting a ribbon, and the local Brooksbank School …
Elland Bridge update 0
The Canal & River Trust and Calderdale Council, who are working together to rebuild Elland Bridge, have revised the bridge’s expected reopening date in light of recent icy weather conditions.
“We really hoped that the bridge could be reopened by the end of January however the recent sub-zero temperatures have delayed the important works to rebuild the bridge parapets and walls. …
Helping local businesses to grow 0
A new grant launched by Calderdale Council and the Community Foundation for Calderdale will help businesses affected by the 2015 floods to expand.
Since the floods, the Council and the Community Foundation have continued to provide intensive support to businesses to help them get back on their feet. The Council has paid out more than £4 million in grants and Business Rates …
Milestone for Copley Bridge 0
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 …
Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme newsletter 0
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 …
Elland Bridge update 0
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 …
Elland Bridge due to open to pedestrians and cyclists next week 0
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 …
Last chance to apply for flood grants 0
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 …