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The Eastwood Household Waste Recycling Centre in Todmorden is to reopen following the completion of repair works undertaken after an incident which caused damage in July. The cost of the repairs was in the region of £220,000 and was met by SITA UK’s insurers, meaning that there was no cost to the Council or Council… read more … about Eastwood Recycling Centre in Todmorden to reopen>>

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A £1.4bn programme of transport improvements for West Yorkshire and York has been agreed by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. Road improvements, a new junction on the M62, rail line upgrades and increased opportunities for park and ride at more accessible stations are among schemes to be undertaken under the West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund…. read more … about £1.4bn programme of transport improvements agreed for West Yorkshire and York>>

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A swashbuckling exhibition of pirates, treasure and adventure featuring original drawings from Pirates ‘n’ Pistols, the award winning children’s book by Chris Mould is now on display at Smith Art Gallery in Brighouse.   A treasure chest full of Chris Mould’s fabulous and colourful, original drawings has arrived at the Brighouse gallery after a successful run… read more … about Pirates are coming to Brighouse>>

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Work on the permanent Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) for Halifax town centre is well underway, with the first public notice of the proposed new order being advertised by Calderdale Council on 19 December 2014.  The notice is a legal requirement which marks the start of the 21 day public consultation on the new order.   On… read more … about Council takes next step on new Halifax TRO>>

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During the festive season, Calderdale Council is taking action to check the safety of taxis operating in the borough. Licensing and transport teams are busy doing spot checks on Hackney carriages and private hire vehicles to look at everything from the condition of lights, tyres, batteries and bodywork, to whether drivers are up to date… read more … about Spot checks on taxis improve safety>>

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Over 130 memorial stones are being moved from Square Chapel to Lister Lane Cemetery in Halifax as work on the Piece Hall and new Central Library and Archive gets underway.    Calderdale Council’s Bereavement Services team removed the stones for safekeeping, as their current site undergoes re-development.    Many of the Square Chapel congregation chose to be… read more … about Families united after 170 years>>

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Councillors in Calderdale are looking at ways to make the borough a healthier place, by exploring the relationship between healthy people and healthy environments.  Calderdale Council’s Economy and Environment Scrutiny Panel has appointed a Scrutiny Review Group made up of councillors across political parties, who will discuss a number of objectives at forthcoming meetings. These… read more … about Focus on a healthy environment for a healthy Calderdale>>

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Work is in full swing to boost facilities at Centre Vale Park in Todmorden. Todmorden Development Board, which includes Calderdale Council Cabinet Members, Todmorden Town Councillors and local ward Councillors, is committed to maintaining the high quality that has repeatedly earned the park its prestigious Green Flag Award. The Council and the Friends of Centre… read more … about Park improvements in full swing>>

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Nearly £1 million is about to be awarded to voluntary and community groups to support work with the sector, to reduce crime and help boost local arts and culture.   This is after almost 30 organisations bid for grants from Calderdale Council in its latest round of funding applications. It was an extremely competitive process with… read more … about Funding boost for community projects>>

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