Slow the Flow Summary – December 2018

At this time of year, we are of course uneasily reminded of the anniversary of our raison d’être; the Boxing Day Flood of 2015.  So as we head to the end of 2018, Slow The Flow Calderdale looks back on yet another incredible year in the quest to reduce flood risk in the Calder Valley …

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Community Led Natural Flood Management

COMMUNITY LED NATURAL FLOOD MANAGEMENT A celebration of local resilience Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st  March 2019 Click here to book event SATURDAY 9:30 Registration & coffee 10:00                     Welcome:  Dr Carol Stow:  Mayor of Hebden Royd Town Council 10:15 -10:30        Calderdale – the response to Boxing day 2015:  Cllr Josh Fenton Glynn …

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Community led natural flood management – A celebration of local resilience – Agenda and Speakers

A CELEBRATION OF COMMUNITY RESILIENCE Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st  March 2019 Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire Click here to book event Resilience : What can communities achieve for themselves on a local scale and a catchment scale? Monitoring : Can small charities make a real difference on the ground and can you prove it? Partnership …

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Urban SuDS Case Study: Scout Road Academy, Mytholmroyd

Over 300 trees planted to create a diverse living boundary around the school field and to reduce the amount of rainwater reaching the ground What?  As part of the ‘Soak it Up’ campaign delivered in partnership with Yorkshire Water and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, schools across the county were given the opportunity to learn about sustainable …

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Urban SuDS Case Study: Domestic Garden, Luddendenfoot

lawns to replace hard paving What? Front garden / Drive way into grassy garden Where? Family home (1880s’s 4 bed semi-detached house), Halifax. When? Spring 2018 Design:We had too much concrete and hard standing with enough parking for 3 cars in our garden.  The area is an ‘L’ shape so we pulled up the flag stones and decorative red …

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