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  • 05 Mar
    2020

    Update on Elland Road

    Press release from Calderdale Council

    Elland Road in Brighouse is likely to remain closed for between 6 months and a year to allow for significant works to take place.

    A large crack appeared in the road on Monday 24 February, around the junction with Park Road, by Ash Grove Pipeworks, …

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  • 05 Mar
    2020

    Flood drop-in sessions

    Following the devastating floods throughout the Calder Valley on 9 February 2020, the Environment Agency has organised several drop-in events around Calderdale over the next two weeks.

    Unable to view the below image? Visit this page to see the dates, times and locations of the drop-ins, along …

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  • 05 Mar
    2020

    Need to talk after the flood?

    Every Monday until the end of March, Calderdale's local mental health charity Healthy Minds is running confidential drop ins with an experienced listener/facilitator. The sessions will take place from 10am - 12 noon at Hebden Bridge Town Hall.

    You can also read our leaflet for further …

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  • 28 Feb
    2020

    Flood Alert - Friday 28 February

    Updated: The flood alert for the Upper River Calder catchment is no longer in force. 

    The situation is improving and no further flooding is expected in this area. 

    This Flood Alert has been removed, as river levels have now fallen below the flood risk threshold.  

    River …

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  • 26 Feb
    2020

    Calderdale is open for business

    Press release from Calderdale Council

    Calderdale is open for business, with villages and towns returning back to normal after the recent flooding in the borough.

     

    Although local communities are still recovering from the devastating impact of flooding, visitor centres, markets, many …

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  • 26 Feb
    2020

    Update on Elland Road closure

    Press release from Calderdale Council

    Elland Road in Brighouse will remain closed while assessments continue following damage caused by ground movement.

    A large crack has appeared in the road around the junction with Park Road, by Ash Grove Pipeworks, requiring the road to be completely …

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  • 26 Feb
    2020

    Funding for flood-hit communities

    Press release from Calderdale Council

     

    Calderdale residents and businesses whose properties were flooded by Storm Ciara are encouraged to apply for grants to help them recover and become more resilient. 

     

    Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader, said:

      …

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  • 26 Feb
    2020

    Reflecting on recent flood events

    Press release from Calderdale Council

    Residents and business owners in Calderdale are invited to the upcoming meeting of the Flooding Scrutiny Panel, to contribute to discussions around the response and recovery following recent storms. 

    Around 1200 houses and business properties across …

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