A virtual public meeting is being held to explain long-term plans to significantly reduce the risk of flooding for properties near Shade Chapel in Todmorden
Emergency repairs have recently been made to stabilise the partially collapsed culvert on Walsden Water which was likely to cause flooding …
Help us bash the balsam this July
Please help us tackle Himalayan balsam in your neighbourhood this July, before the pink flowers turn to seed.
It's very easy to pull up the roots and snap the stem - the plant will then break down very quickly.
Don’t put yourself at risk - take …
Press release from Calderdale Council
Residents and businesses affected by the flooding in February 2020 are encouraged to check if they could be eligible for resilience support.
Despite the coronavirus outbreak, the Council has continued to progress plans to enable applications to be opened …
Joint press release from Calderdale Council and the Environment Agency
Calderdale Council has welcomed an extra £12 million to build on essential flood protection and resilience work in Hebden Bridge.
The funding boost is part of the Government’s new multi-billion-pound investment …
The emergency works at Shade Chapel, Todmorden to install temporary propping to the partially collapsed culvert on Walsden Water have now been completed.
The emergency works, carried out by our contractors BAM Nuttall and Duffys Ltd (with support from ARUP) to stabilise the culvert, were …
People living in Calderdale are being urged to do their bit and help clear any Himalayan Balsam, an invasive species, from their backyard and local neighbourhood this month (July).
A virtual campaign to tackle the problem of this invasive species is being led by many organisations working in the …
Contractors VBA, employed by the Environment Agency, have reached the final stages of the demolition of the old Caldene Bridge following the opening of a new wider bridge in Mytholmroyd last month.
Removal of the bridge has taken four weeks and has been completed in stages including: …
New projects using nature to help reduce flood risk in Calderdale will soon get off the ground, thanks to a £112,000 funding boost from Calderdale Council and the Environment Agency.
Flooding is a significant ongoing risk in Calderdale due to its large areas of moorland, steep-sided …
Our June flood newsletter is now out, providing the latest flood news from across the Calder Valley, including:
information on grants and FAQs following Storm Ciara
updates on local flood resilience and natural flood management (NFM) scheme
tips on preparing for future flooding …
The Environment Agency have issued the following update regarding frequently asked questions;
Following on from the devastating flooding across the Calder Valley in February, a series of questions and queries were raised with the Environment Agency (EA). Unfortunately, due to the current …