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Works Better helps Dawn to start again


Forty four-year-old Dawn, from Hebden Bridge, Halifax, was tired of being unhappy, but thanks to Works Better she’s gained her confidence back, and has a new lease of life.


ReUse shortlisted


ReUse Together has been shortlisted for a prestigious award for its efforts to be environmentally friendly.

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Reachout rides to the future


Youth and community project, Reachout South Kirkby, has been allocated funding from Police Crime Commissioner to deliver a motorbike & road safety project in Wakefield.

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Business Flood Insurance

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According to Environment Agency data, there are currently around 185,000 commercial properties at risk of flooding in England and Wales. While that may seem like a relatively low number compared to 5.2 million homes also at risk, many business owners have been left frustrated at the lack of availability in commercial flood insurance cover.

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Misconceptions of flooding

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Every flood event is unique and has varying effects on the different towns and villages that experience it. There are often misunderstandings surrounding flooding and how it can affect you, so it is important to consider every possible outcome, and understand that you could be affected in unexpected ways.


Coastal Management

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Coastal erosion and the threat of flooding will only increase as sea levels rise over time. As our shores and landscapes change naturally over time, without intervention more water will reach further inland putting more homes and communities at risk of flooding. This blog looks at the management techniques that can be used to slow coastal erosion.

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Community Resilience Planning

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Recent extreme weather conditions in parts of the UK have highlighted the importance of community spirit especially in our more rural areas. These communities may rely on people working together in such circumstances, as they can quickly become isolated from the wider community when roads are covered with snow, ice or floodwater.

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