Category Archives: Flooding

Joint press release with the Environment Agency £41 million investment will protect 400 homes and businesses from flooding this winter Construction of key flood defences is complete, with final touches to be made in the New Year Joint Environment Agency and Calderdale Council project will make Mytholmroyd resilient to climate change Construction of Mytholmroyd’s new… read more … about Mytholmroyd’s new flood defences are winter-ready>>

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Joint press release from Yorkshire Water and Calderdale Council: Reservoir levels above Hebden Bridge are to be lowered once again this winter, as one part of a range of measures put in place to help protect the town from flooding. Since 2015 Yorkshire Water has been working with partners on a number of projects to… read more … about Hebden Bridge reservoirs to be lowered in fight against floods>>

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Information from the Environment Agency Work will begin this weekend to demolish Shade Chapel following significant damage to the culvert bed, walls and support beams during the flooding events earlier this year. We are currently aiming to carry out the demolition over the weekend of 27th – 30th of November. A section of Rochdale Road… read more … about Information from the Environment Agency – Demolition of Shade Chapel>>

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The West Yorkshire Combined Authority is asking the Government to deliver on its commitment to hold a summit on flooding for the whole of Yorkshire.    The Authority is calling for a single joined-up discussion with all partners involved in flood resilience at a Yorkshire level including representatives of Government, MPs, council leaders, the Environment… read more … about Combined Authority presses case for Yorkshire flooding summit as anniversary looms>>

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Shade Chapel is being demolished this month so that work can be carried out to open up the culvert beneath it to help reduce the flood risk for residents and businesses in Todmorden. The building is being taken down following significant damage to the culvert bed, walls and support beams during floods earlier this year…. read more … about Plans to open up a culvert to help protect Todmorden from flooding>>

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As part of continued joint efforts to reduce flood risk in Calderdale, the Council is working with partner organisations to pursue a multi-million pound funding bid. At the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 9 November, members will be asked to approve plans to pursue a bid for an additional £4.5million of funding from… read more … about Funding bid to support Hebden Bridge and Erringden Hillside flood schemes>>

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People in Calderdale are being reminded to check their flood preparation plans, to ensure they can protect themselves and their property. It’s almost eight months since the most recent serious flooding event in Calderdale, when over 1200 properties were affected by flooding caused by Storm Ciara.  As winter approaches again, Calderdale Council is advising members… read more … about Preparing for future flooding>>

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