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Calderdale Council and the Canal & River Trust, who are working together to rebuild flood-damaged Elland Bridge, have revised the expected reopening date due to complications with installing essential cables and pipes for utilities. It is now anticipated that the new bridge should open in January 2017, although the Trust and the Council will continue… read more … about Revised reopening date for Elland Bridge>>

Flooding waves

Other news

Press release from West Yorkshire Combined Authority  £33m investment in Leeds City College approved by West Yorkshire Combined Authority Follows on from opening of Kirklees Process Manufacturing in October – major skills boost to innovative industries including healthcare, life sciences and manufacturing sectors Takes total investment in upgraded FE college infrastructure in the region to £79m… read more … about £600m economic impact for Yorkshire from largest package of skills capital investment in the country>>


At this time of year, viruses like the ‘winter vomiting bug’ (also called norovirus) can take hold. Calderdale Council is reminding people of the symptoms and what to do to reduce the spread of this very contagious virus. Norovirus is a stomach bug that can affect anyone and causes diarrhoea and/or vomiting. It spreads easily… read more … about Don’t let norovirus ruin your Christmas>>

Young woman in pain

Press release from Calderdale Council and The Diocese of Salford: Calderdale Council and The Diocese of Salford will continue to give every support to St Joseph’s RC Primary School, Todmorden, in their drive to raise standards. An Ofsted inspection of the school in October 2016 recommends that the school be taken into special measures, in… read more … about Raising standards at St Joseph’s RC Primary School>>


Press release on behalf of West Yorkshire Combined Authority Largest package of Local Growth Deal investment in the country now well into delivery in Leeds City Region £64m of schemes to create new jobs and growth approved today by West Yorkshire Combined Authority Schemes include road and rail infrastructure improvements, state of the art college… read more … about Largest Package of Local Growth Investment In The Country – £64m Of New Schemes Approved>>


The Victoria Theatre in Halifax has been at the heart of culture in Calderdale for 120 years. Now you have the chance to get involved with its future, by becoming its Friend.  The new Friends of the Victoria Theatre scheme aims to bring people together to share their passion, skills and experience to help increase… read more … about Could you be Friend of the Victoria Theatre?>>

Victoria Theatre Friends

Calderdale Council is developing a strategic vision for Brighouse and Rastrick, as work continues on the development of the Local Plan. The Council is now gathering evidence, which will be submitted with the Local Plan, on areas of Calderdale which are suitable for sustainable development.   The ‘Vision for South East Calderdale’ identifies potential sites for… read more … about Vision to boost growth in Brighouse>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland