Slow The Flow Calderdale
Slow The Flow Calderdale
Community Led Natural Flood Management
Hebden Bridge Town Hall Rain Garden Planters – Launch Party June 29, 2018 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm HX7 7BY, Hebden Bridge HX7 7BY, UKSee more details
Hebden Bridge Community Association, Calder Rivers Trust, Slow The Flow Calderdale, Green Future Building and 2B Landscape Consultancy Ltd warmly invite everyone to join us at our FREE celebration:
Hebden Bridge Town Hall Café / Courtyard
Planters will be opened by Mayor of Hebden Royd, Cllr Carol Stow
Calder Valley Youth Theatre 4pm // Hebden Bridge Junior Band 5pm
Friendly faces will answer your questions, and free information will be available about how the planters help to slow the flow of flood water, the importance of riverside biodiversity, and how you can help by building your own.
FREE light refreshments will be available.
Hardcastle Crags volunteer days July 8, 2018 9:30 am - 1:00 pm 2-1 Midgehole Rd, Hebden Bridge HX7 7AL, UKSee more details
Park at the National Trust car park, 2-1 Midgehole Rd, Hebden Bridge HX7 7AL from around 0930-0945
Training, advice, guidance and support will be given to those joining for the first time!
Due to limited parking at Hardcastle Crags, we must try and limit the number of volunteer cars in the car parks at Hardcastle Crags. If possible, please could you help us help the National Trust with the limited parking by doing one of the following;
1. Can you Car Share with another volunteer
2. Park in Hebden and walk to Hardcastle Crags.
3. Meet us in the car park opposite Hebden Bridge Town Hall at 9.10 on each volunteer day and we will provide a shuttle service.
Thank you for choosing to volunteer with us. If you have any special needs, please do get in touch and we will do our best to help you get the most out of volunteering with Slow The Flow Calderdale’.
Our work in Hardcastle Crags continues at a great pace. For info on volunteer days, please visit this page for dates. https://youtu.be/NcQMNOhtmG4 For more information on what we are doing at Hardcastle Crags, see our blog posts below or visit our blog page. A Natural Flood Management Pilot Project at Hebden Water and Crimsworth … Read more
Everybody living or working in the Calder Valley can make small changes to slow the flow of stormwater. Many small interventions, to slow run-off, could result in a significant amount of water being temporarily stored during storm events in our urban areas. This will help to reduce peak flows (see the detailed Storm Hydrograph) which, together … Read more
One of the tasks our volunteers undertook in 2016 was a detailed survey of the Calder Catchment tributaries. This surveyed the Hebden Water catchment including Hebden Water, Crimsworth Dene and the river through Nutclough woods. The picture below is of a section at Crimsworth Dene which is typical of the scenery and the beautiful landscape we … Read more