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  • 09 Apr

    Emergency repairs to Shade Chapel Culvert


    Our contractors BAM Nuttall have been carrying out emergency works at Shade Chapel, Todmorden to repair a partially collapsed culvert on Walsden Water. The repairs to stabilise the culvert are essential to prevent the watercourse from becoming blocked which could result in flooding of …

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  • 06 Apr

    Read the April 2020 flood newsletter

    Find out how the Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Programme is working to recover from Storm Ciara and respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the Calderdale flood partner newsletter.

    To subscribe for bimonthly updates, click here.

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  • 25 Mar

    Coronavirus - response from the Environment Agency

    James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency has written the below letter to partners outlining the Environment Agency's response to coronavirus.

    Coronavirus is causing concern across the country for everyone, both personally and professionally. I want to let you know about the …

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  • 17 Mar

    Calderdale flood drop-ins postponed due to Coronavirus

    Press release from the Environment Agency

    Three flood drop-in events being held to offer support for residents and businesses affected by the devastating Storm Ciara have been postponed due to the escalating Coronavirus situation.

    The decision has been made by the organisers within the …

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  • 10 Mar

    Recovering from Storm Ciara

    Press release from Calderdale Council

    Plans to recover from the recent flooding and prepare for future events are being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet.

    On 9 February 2020 Storm Ciara brought devastation across Calderdale, at least 695 homes and 572 businesses were flooded, …

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  • 09 Mar

    Support for Calderdale communities affected by Storm Ciara

    A series of drop-in events are being held over the next two weeks to offer support for residents and businesses affected by the devastating Storm Ciara flood event.

    Teams from the Environment Agency are working with representatives from partner organisations including Calderdale Council, …

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