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  • 14 Feb
    2020

    Storm Dennis

    Update 4.30pm, 16 February

    Following a tough week we would like to thank all our staff, partners, volunteers and communities for working closely together over the past week to help and support each other. There is still lots to do in the coming weeks following Storm Ciara but we are grateful …

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  • 13 Feb
    2020

    Recent flooding in Mytholmroyd

    The Environment Agency is continuing to respond to the impacts of Storm Ciara which has brought devastating flooding to over 400 properties in Yorkshire of which over 200 are in Mytholmroyd. Our thoughts go out to all those businesses and residents who have been affected.

    The Environment Agency& …

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  • 13 Feb
    2020

    Yorkshire Water offers support for Storm Ciara victims

    Press release from Yorkshire Water

    Yorkshire Water will be doing its bit to help customers affected by Storm Ciara by offsetting the cost of increased bills caused by the floods.

    The storm has caused havoc across the county, with rising river levels leading to widespread flooding. …

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  • 10 Feb
    2020

    Calderdale’s response to flooding

    Press release from Calderdale Council

    Storm Ciara brought devastating flooding across Calderdale on Sunday 9 February.

    Heavy and persistent rain led to widespread flooding, causing several road and building closures and flooding to homes and businesses.

    Local residents, flood wardens and …

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  • 10 Feb
    2020

    Arrangements for businesses for flood related waste

    We have made the following arrangements for businesses who have flood related waste:

    General flood waste can be taken directly to Todmorden HWRC and Halifax Transfer Loading Station. Opening times for Todmorden can be found here and for Halifax here.

    Brick, rubble and plasterboard needs …

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  • 10 Feb
    2020

    Skips Available

    A number of skips are now available across Calderdale for residents and businesses to use if they have any flood related waste that needs disposing. These are only for flood damaged goods and the sites are being monitored by the flood hubs to prevent misuse. Please do not use these skips to dispose …

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  • 10 Feb
    2020

    Advice for food businesses

    You should avoid contact with flood water or items that have been exposed unless you are wearing protective clothing and gloves.  

    If your food business has been affected by the flooding and you need an advisor to visit or advice over the phone, please contact our Environmental Health …

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  • 10 Feb
    2020

    Updates - 9 February flooding

    Last updated 10am, Sunday 16 February

    Community support hubs

    Over the weekend the hubs are open 10am-4pm at the following locations:

    Todmorden – Sunday (Town Hall, Bridge St, Todmorden OL14 5AA)

    Hebden Bridge – Saturday and Sunday (Town Hall, St George's St, Hebden …

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  • 10 Feb
    2020

    Free waste collection for flood-affected properties

    We have temporarily suspended charging for bulky waste collection in all our flood affected areas. We will remove flood damaged items free of charge. To arrange a collection please contact Customer First on 01422 288001 or at customer.first@calderdale.gov.uk or make a request through your local …

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