Flood Resilience News

  • Cleaning up Calderdale

    Cleaning up Calderdale 0

    24/11/2016 10:01:17

    Press release from Calderdale Council, 24 November 2016

    Spring may traditionally be the season to get things clean and tidy, but Calderdale Council is getting a head start on the usual spring clean, by focusing our efforts on cleaning the borough before winter fully sets in. The Council is committed to doing all we can to keep the borough clean and is committing extra resources which have been …

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  • Council responds to surface water flooding in Calderdale

    Council responds to surface water flooding in Calderdale 0

    22/11/2016 17:19:14

    Calderdale Council is continuing the clean up after a short period of intense rain and strong wind caused surface flooding in Calderdale yesterday (Monday 21 November).

     

    The Council received around 50 reports of significant localised surface flooding. The flood sirens were used last night but no river flooding was reported. By 9pm most of the water had drained away.

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  • Mytholmroyd Flood Information Centre open today for flood concerns

    Mytholmroyd Flood Information Centre open today for flood concerns 0

    22/11/2016 12:43:11

    From the Environment Agency's flood resilience team:

    Last night  (21 November) was wetter than anticipated.  Flood Warnings were issued with the sirens being sounded up the valley, however the main issues came from surface water flooding.

     

    In response to this, we have opened up the Mytholmroyd Information Centre should anyone want to come and speak to us, based in …

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  • Concerns over flood grant callers

    Concerns over flood grant callers 0

    14/11/2016 10:48:30

    Calderdale residents are being reminded to contact the Council if they’re unsure whether or not they qualify for available flood grants.

    Calderdale Council has been made aware of concerns from some residents over companies visiting properties in flood-hit areas and asking them to sign a document to apply for a Repair and Renew flood resilience grant. These companies are not working on …

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  • Flood grants help Calderdale resident repair and prepare

    Flood grants help Calderdale resident repair and prepare 0

    09/11/2016 15:19:30

    This Flood Awareness Fortnight, Calderdale residents are being reminded that there’s still time to apply for flood resilience grants to pay for alterations to protect their property from flooding in future.

     

    The floods in December 2015 affected over 2000 residential properties and over 1000 businesses in Calderdale. Since then, the Council has been working with a range of …

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  • Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme newsletter

    Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme newsletter 0

    08/11/2016 17:15:45

    Newsletter from the Environment Agency

    Welcome to the first edition of the 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.

    You can find the first edition here.

    Future editions of this newsletter can be sent to you by …

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  • Consultation on the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme

    Consultation on the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme 0

    07/11/2016 13:58:20

    The Environment Agency is holding a public consultation on its proposals for the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme which will run from Thursday 10th to Saturday 12th November in Mytholmroyd.

    Drop-in events will be open from 1pm - 7pm on Thursday 10th and Friday 11th, and from 11am - 4pm on Saturday 12th November at the Church Hall next door to St Michael’s Church. …

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  • Flood grant support drop in for home owners & landlords

    Flood grant support drop in for home owners & landlords 0

    01/11/2016 11:38:19

    Wednesday 2 November, 9.30 - 12.30 and 1.30 - 4.30

    Customer First at Todmorden Community College

    ‚ÄčIf your home flooded in the December 2015 floods, just call in for help with your application. Even if just your cellar flooded, or only a small amount of water entered the main part of your property, you can still apply for the grant.

    The Council's Flood Grants Team can help with: …

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  • Scout Road Academy reopens

    Scout Road Academy reopens 0

    01/11/2016 09:05:49

    Press release by Calderdale Council - 31 October 2016

    Students and teachers are back at Scout Road Academy in Mytholmroyd for the first time since the Boxing Day 2015 floods. This comes after Calderdale Council installed a safety fence at Scout Road to help protect those using and living on the road.

    Storm Eva caused a landslip which blocked Scout Road. This led to the relocation …

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  • Long term action plan to reduce flood risk in Calderdale

    Long term action plan to reduce flood risk in Calderdale 0

    29/10/2016 09:42:09

    News release from the Environment Agency - 28 October 2016

    A new flood action plan to better protect Calderdale communities for generations to come has been launched.

    The Calderdale Flood Action Plan sets out short term actions that will see over 1,600 homes and businesses in the area better protected, as well as longer term strategies that will  see local organisations and communities …

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