Category Archives: COMMUNITY

Slow The Flow appoints Artist in Residence Anne Fox

Slow The Flow appointed Calderdale artist Anne Fox as ‘Artist In Residence’, as part of a project to promote and interpret the environmental benefits of Natural Flood Management. Anne Fox is a Calderdale-based visual artist working across a range of media including video, installation, land art, painting, and drawing. Much of Anne’s work examines the […]

How Eco friendly and sustainable is your home?

eco article by sue ellis

Is it time to consider sustainable home ware brands? You can be responsible by introducing recyclable and eco friendly products into your home without having to throw everything away that does not fit into this category. It would be good to help UK artisans whose crafts have been put at risk from mass production and […]

Critical Mental Health Resources for The COVID-19 Crisis

Critical Mental Health Resources for The COVID-19 Crisis

If you’re struggling with your mental health during the pandemic you are far from alone. Experts are warning of an impending mental health crisis in the UK, and while you can’t control the lockdown you can take more control over your own well-being. In fact, you may find these mental health resources useful while you […]

Harnessing the power of nature to reduce flood risk


Last week, the government published its policy statement on flood and coastal erosion risk management This £5.2 billon pound investment over the six year period between 2021 and 2027 is most welcome, not just because of the financial commitment to reduce flooding in England, but because of its commitment to “harnessing the power of […]

I LOVE & I WILL, Celebrate the Calder Valley 27 July to 2 August

we rally in this valley

2020 has been a difficult year, to say the least. Floods, pandemics, economic uncertainty. But for some, it’s also been a time of re-evaluation. Of taking a step back. Of rediscovering relationships and the world on the doorstep. Focussing on what’s important. Health, of course, is most important. But so is joy. Connection with other […]

Good News for the Calder Valley as its very own Radio Station is launched at Mytholmroyd Community and Leisure Centre.

Calder Valley Radio launched on Super Saturday with ‘8 out of 10 Cats’ and Meet the Richardson comedian,  Jon Richardson he officially launched the Station and cut the ribbon with Mayor of Hebden Royd Town Council – Cllr Val Stevens. Director of the radio station, Anthony Hodgins said, “It was a marvellous private event at Mytholmroyd Community […]

Your say on Flood alleviation works, A646 Improvements & Keighley Road roadworks

HBBF survey

At a public meeting of the Hebden Bridge Business Forum on 12th Feb 2020, shortly after the latest flooding incident, the EA and Calderdale Council addressed the gathering to outline the next steps of the valley’s flood alleviation scheme, which will be in Hebden Bridge. Following the long period of disruption due to the Mytholmroyd […]