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  • 08 Jun

    Boost for natural flood management in Calderdale

    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 …

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  • 01 Jun

    Read the June 2020 flood newsletter

    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 …

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  • 18 May

    Environment Agency FAQs

    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 …

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  • 14 Apr

    Burnley Road overnight working and road closures

    The A646 Burnley Road will be closed to vehicles overnight in both directions from 11:30pm - 5am on the following nights:

    • Monday 20 April – Friday 24 April (re-opening 5am Saturday 25 April)

    • Monday 27 April – Friday 1 May (re-opening 5am Saturday 2 May) Depending on …

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  • 09 Apr

    Coronavirus - response from the Environment Agency update

    The Environment Agency have issued the following update regarding their response to Coronavirus;


    Like all organisations, we have been reviewing the impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19) on our work. We are closely monitoring the situation, following UK Government advice, and have been …

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