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  • 17 Jun
    2021

    How to use iRecord

    Once again we are calling on the people of Calderdale to do your bit and help tackle Himalayan balsam from your backyard and neighbourhood. You can also report sightings of invasive species by downloading the iRecord App for free - here is a useful guide on using the iRecord app to submit …

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  • 03 Jun
    2021

    June Flood Partner Newsletter

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

    Park Road Update

    The importance of managing woodlands to help reduce flooding

    A record-breaking and challenging conservation season in numbers

    Read it online here. …

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  • 28 May
    2021

    Join our Citizens’ Panel

    We are now actively recruiting more volunteers to our Citizens’ Panel – ‘Talkback’. If you live in Calderdale, are over 18 years old and can spare some time to help answer our monthly surveys, then we need your help! By joining the panel, you will help us shape the future of …

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  • 28 May
    2021

    Tree Planting in North Halifax

    Over 1,500 trees have recently been planted at Mixenden by the Calderdale Countryside team as part of the Urban Tree Challenge Fund funded by the Forestry Commission.

    The aim was to increase the amount of tree cover in North Halifax, the types of trees planted included oak, birch, hawthorn, …

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  • 28 May
    2021

    Free training available

    Yorkshire Flood Resilience has launched a series of free training modules to help develop a better understanding and awareness of property flood resilience measures among homeowners, business owners and landlords, as well as modules aimed specifically at professionals working in the property sector, …

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  • 28 May
    2021

    Booking is open for iCASP Confluence 2021

    iCASP is running a series of four virtual events during its annual Confluence to showcase the many outputs from their projects. The theme is ‘Working together to improve resilience across the Yorkshire and Humber region’ and it will start with the main plenary on Tuesday 8 June.& …

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  • 21 May
    2021

    Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve event

    Find out more about invasive plants and how to prevent them from spreading in the Calder Valley at Cromwell Bottom Nature Reserve on Tuesday 25th May between 10 am - 3:30 pm.

    It is important that together we tackle invasive plants, as where they grow in dense stands along river banks it can …

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  • 19 May
    2021

    Tuesday 25th May 2021 – Flood Warning Siren Test

    On Tuesday 25th May between 2pm and 3pm you will again hear the Hebden Bridge Flood Warning Siren. This is the second part of testing, as part of repositioning the siren at the Vale Centre site on Stubbing Holme Road – no action is required.

    Recent testing of the alarm (on the 22nd April) …

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