Volunteering Guidance (including Health and Safety)

1.  General Volunteering Guidance  For the safety of yourself and all volunteers, please read and comply with the following rules; Slow The Flow can work in unpredictable environments and in all sorts of terrains and weather. While Slow the Flow Calderdale will take all reasonable care for your welfare, you are also responsible for your …

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Annual General Meeting and Film Showing of “High Water Common Ground” – 12th April

The Annual General Meeting and film showing of “High Water Common Ground” on Thursday 12th April at 7.00pm at The Waterfront Hall, Hebden Bridge Town Hall, Hebden Bridge. Directions here. On Thursday 12th April, Slow The Flow: Calderdale will be holding its first public meeting of 2018 which will consist of its AGM followed by …

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Award winners!

We are very proud to announce that we have won two awards We are a 2017 winner of the  the Sustainable Water Industry Group Awards for our Sustainable Drainage System project. Huge congratulations is due to our own Amanda McDermott, who has developed this work. Community Foundation Great & Green Award 2017 WINNERS

End of 2017 update

After nearly a year working with The National Trust at Hardcastle Crags, we have now built 117 leaky woody dams using over 100 volunteers. Our volunteers have worked incredibly hard in 2017 and we simply would not have achieved what we have without all this incredible help. A massive Thank you if you have helped …

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You Can Slow The Flow – Public meeting videos now live!

If you couldn’t make our public meeting about our ‘You Can Slow The Flow‘ urban SuDS project, there is now a chance to catch up! Videos of the presentations are now live, at www.slowtheflow.net/you-can-slow-the-flow, and a clip of Stuart Bradshaw explaining the storm hydrograph can be found at www.slowtheflow.net/the-science. Please help us to share this information …

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Leaky Woody Dams – what are the differences and what works best?

As Slow The Flow Calderdale prepare for various interventions to Slow The Flow at Hardcastle Crags, the question of which type of Leaky Woody Dam (LWD) is coming under consideration.  The subject is complicated because we must ensure that the right schemes are put into place in the correct locations.  We are learning from the …

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