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  • 09 Sep

    Calderdale disappointed by national flood review

    Press Release from Calderdale Council - 9 September 2016

    The Leader of Calderdale Council has reacted with disappointment to the publication of the Government’s National Flood Resilience Review.

    The review was set up after devastating floods hit the North of England in December 2015, …

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  • 01 Sep

    Work on Scout Road progresses

    Press Release by Calderdale Council

    Work to allow flood affected Scout Road in Mytholmroyd to reopen is now in its final stages as a safety fence is being installed, offering protection for those using or living on the road. 

    Storm Eva on Boxing Day 2015 caused a landslip which blocked …

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  • 30 Aug

    Appeal to help map Calderdale's historic waters

    The Environment Agency is appealing for help from historians, landowners and communities in the Calder Valley to help produce a detailed map of old land drains, goits and mill ponds to determine whether they could be brought back into use to aid the fight against flooding.

    The valley is known to …

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  • 26 Aug

    £50,000 fund launched for events and festivals

    Press release from Calderdale Council

    Local community groups can apply for a share of a new £50,000 fund set up by Calderdale Council to helpput on events and festivals in the area.

    The Council has launched the second round of grants under a scheme set up in March 2016 to …

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  • 18 Jul

    Flood Partner Newsletter

    Flood Partner Newsletter - July 2016

    The latest edition of the Calderdale Flood Partners newsletter is now available in the community flooding section on Calderdale Council's website. You can also sign up to recieve this directly into your inbox on the Council's website 

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