Category: Flood Recovery

OUT NOW: Economic Impact Report – Boxing Day Floods 2015

At the UCVR we said we would not let up in the pursuit of long-term economic support for flood affected businesses in the Upper Valley. We said that when the welcome, but short-term crowdfunding and social media support had dissipated,

Guess how much businesses lost in Calderdale during the flooding?

Actually we should not be guessing how much the damage is to our local economy following the flooding. So the UCVR has brokered a joint research project between Leeds University and Calderdale council. This is will be a major post flooding economic impact survey designed to provide accurate and credible data for representation to government and other agencies for business recovery support.

Business Group Breakfast – Flood Recovery Meeting

Hosted by our partners Mytholmroyd Business Network Group we will be holding this event to provide information on post flood issues which businesses have told us in our flood impact survey that they have concerns about. Insurance Legal Issues –

Results of our Flood Impact Survey

Within two days of the floods which hit the Upper Calder Valley we asked businesses to respond to a flood impact survey. Despite their difficult circumstances business responded amazingly and we were able to provide almost instant data to Calderdale

UCVR Business Recovery Survey

Thank you to all businesses who have already filled out our survey. If you have not yet filled it in then could we ask that you do. The information collected will enable us to assess what businesses need. The survey

UCVR Business Flood Recovery Team update

The team now have a Facebook Page at which is place to share practical information to help businesses and sole traders in the Upper Calder Valley recover from the recent floods. You are welcome to post information about: What support you need

Update on the UCVR response to Flooding and Business Recovery

The UCVR was the first organisation to respond swiftly to the needs of businesses in Upper Calder Valley after the Boxing day floods. We set up a Business Recovery Team consisting of representatives of the three business associations in the

UCVR response to the valley-wide flooding

As I write, the big clear up is underway up and down the Calder Valley. Our businesses are focussed on clearing out the debris spoiled stock and damaged equipment. Soon they will start to try to get their heads around