Five new areas of the £35m flood defences in the Upper Calder Valley are now complete with the whole scheme expected to be finished by the end of the year.
Progress so far on the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation scheme, which will help better protect almost 400 homes and businesses from …
Preparatory works are starting this month (September) in Hebden Bridge to help inform the design and construction of the flood defence scheme to better protect homes and businesses.
These include ground investigations, culvert surveys, minor works in river channels and diverting utility services …
People living in Calderdale are being urged to record where they come across any patches of Japanese Knotweed so that targeted action can be taken to stop it from spreading to help reduce flood risk in the valley.
They can use an app called iRecord to report any findings of the invasive species …
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: …