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  • 23 Dec
    2021

    Community Grant Initiative

    West Yorkshire Prepared, the Local Resilience Forum for West Yorkshire, has launched a brand new grant initiative, aimed at helping communities across West Yorkshire increase their resilience and preparedness, ensuring they are ready should a major incident occur.

    Through the Community Grant …

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  • 08 Dec
    2021

    Glass Panel Temporary and Permanent Repair

    As you will be aware the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) is now complete, however we are aware of damage to one of the glass panels (photo left below) immediately downstream of New Road/County Bridge at the new hard landscaped area opposite St Michael’s Church.

    Please be assured …

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  • 03 Dec
    2021

    December flood newsletter

    Our December flood newsletter is now out, providing the latest flood news from across the Calder Valley, including:

    Erringden Hillside FAS Public drop-in

    Innovative action plan gets £160K funding to reduce the impact of flooding 

    Interactive map …

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  • 03 Dec
    2021

    We want your views on property flood resilience

    If you live, work or operate in Yorkshire we need your help with evaluating Yorkshire Flood Resilience - one of three Pathfinder Projects in the country funded by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

    The Yorkshire Pathfinder project started in November 2 …

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  • 24 Nov
    2021

    Research Study

    Calderdale is a fantastic place to live and work, and a place of outstanding natural beauty. We have a strong social and economic connection to our rivers, but also a long history of flooding. These flooding events can happen very quickly. There is a real risk to life and damage to our properties …

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  • 24 Nov
    2021

    Free webinars for woodland owners in the North-East and Yorkshire

    Woodlands are increasingly being recognised as a significant factor in counteracting the climate and biodiversity emergencies. They can produce a range of sustainable products, help improve air and water quality, provide a setting for recreation and tourism, support jobs and businesses in the rural …

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  • 11 Nov
    2021

    Treesponsibility Volunteer Days

    Treesponsibility have two volunteer days planned:

    Craggs Country Business Park - Maintenance will take place on Saturday 13th of November. There is a small amount of tree planting to do. There is also some general maintenance, including weeding, securing of stakes and deer shelters.  …

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