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Calderdale Interfaith Council, Calderdale Council of Mosques and Calderdale Council stand together in condemning the attack outside the Houses of Parliament in London which took place yesterday. Our thoughts are with the families and friends who have lost loved ones and we pray that those who are injured make a speedy recovery. Our thoughts are… read more … about Joint statement on behalf of Calderdale Interfaith Council, Calderdale Council of Mosques and Calderdale Council on the terrorist incident in London>>

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On Sunday 2 April 2017, Calderdale communities will come together to celebrate the official reopening of Elland Bridge, the canal and towpath. Calderdale Council and the Canal & River Trust, who have been working together to rebuild the bridge and reopen the Calder and Hebble Navigation since the 2015 floods, are delighted to announce the… read more … about Family fun at Elland Bridge official opening>>

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Parents of students at Moorside Community Primary School and local residents are invited to a drop-in event to see the exciting designs for the new school. Moorside Community Primary School in Ovenden is being completely rebuilt, as part of an investment of £8.6million in this school and Copley Primary. Both schools are old and in… read more … about Exciting plans for schoolchildren in Calderdale>>

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Press release from Cancer Research UK Smokers in Calderdale are being targeted by a new campaign to highlight the effectiveness of local Stop Smoking Services.   Cancer Research UK has launched an advertising campaign, supported by NHS Smokefree, aimed at increase awareness and encourage people to get help from their local Stop Smoking Service, which give smokers… read more … about Campaign highlights best chance of quitting for Calderdale smokers>>

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Visitors to Todmorden Town Hall will be able to celebrate its 142nd birthday and discover its fascinating history at the next tour of the iconic building. On Sunday 2 April from 2pm, volunteers will run a guided ‘taster’ tour of the Town Hall, telling stories of its past to mark its anniversary. Cllr Susan Press,… read more … about Happy birthday Todmorden Town Hall!>>

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Calderdale Council is set to save up to £600,000 a year, slash its electricity use and cut its carbon footprint by switching to LED street lighting. Initially, about 450 street lights are being replaced with energy efficient LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology as part of a pilot in Elland, Brighouse and Illingworth, which is due… read more … about Bright future for Calderdale street lights>>

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New innovative flood defences are being installed at 68 homes in Elphaborough Close, Mytholmroyd, in Hebden Bridge thanks to £340,000 in flood grants from Calderdale Council. A portion of this grant has been allocated for special flood doors and flood barriers for residents of Elphaborough Close whose properties suffered damage following flooding on Boxing Day… read more … about Flood defences installed at Elphaborough Close>>

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It’s now just over a month until the Tour de Yorkshire cycles in to Calderdale, and Calderdale Council’s handy new guide will help you plan your day.  On Sunday 30 April, the Tour de Yorkshire peloton will travel through Calderdale as part of Stage 3 of the race. Dubbed the ‘Yorkshire Terrier’ because of the… read more … about The little guide that’s a big help>>


Speaking at the national Living Streets conference in London on Saturday, West Yorkshire Combined Authority Managing Director Ben Still will say that active travel is inherently a local form of transport, so it is down to local authorities and their partners to deliver it. Already all booked up, Living Streets’ Walking Summit aims to bring… read more … about Walking is fundamental part of everyday travel Combined Authority boss will tell national conference>>