Monthly Archives: June 2016

Congestion at the Calder and Hebble junction on the A629 will be eased if plans are given the go ahead by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at their next meeting on Monday 4 July 2016. The Cabinet will discuss the scheme, which is part of the Leeds City Region’s West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund programme to improve… read more … about Tackling congestion on the A629>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Calderdale Council is holding six drop in sessions to give local residents and businesses the chance to share their views about the Local Flood Risk Management Strategy. As the lead Local Flood Authority, the Council has a duty under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 to develop, maintain, apply and monitor the Local Flood… read more … about Tell us your views on flood strategy>>

Flooding waves

Work will begin shortly on the A646 at Falling Royd, between Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd, after the road was severely damaged by the Boxing Day floods. The unprecedented flooding which followed Storm Eva caused a concrete beam which supports the carriageway to move, causing a crack which is 30 metres long and 25mm wide.  The… read more … about Vital repairs scheduled for A646>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Volunteers with the Calderdale Youth Offending Team have been thanked for their hard work at a celebration event held by Calderdale Council.  The Volunteer Celebration Evening was held at Orangebox in Halifax and celebrated the hard work volunteers have undertaken supporting the young people involved with Calderdale Youth Offending Team.  The event opened with a… read more … about Thanking volunteers for their work>>

Youth offending team volunteers

A Calderdale resident has been ordered by the court to pay £250 for failing to pick up after his dog in a Calderdale cricket field.  Calderdale Council recently prosecuted Mr Colin Marchington of Sowerby Bridge for failing to clean up after his Newfoundland dog on Sowerby Bridge Cricket Club’s field in December last year.  Mr… read more … about Pick up in time, avoid fine>>

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Press release from the Environment Agency and Calderdale Council A flood risk reduction scheme in the Bacup Road area of Todmorden is now complete. The scheme was developed by the Environment Agency and Calderdale Council in response to the floods of 2012 and 2013 where properties and businesses in an around the Bacup Road area… read more … about Flood defence work at Bacup Road finishes>>

Local people are being asked for their views on Calderdale’s highways and transport services – from the condition of roads and footpaths to the quality of cycling facilities.   Calderdale Council is one of 106 Local Authorities taking part in the National Highways and Transport Public Satisfaction survey, which will ask people exactly the same questions,… read more … about Have your say on roads and transport>>

Proposed changes to Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and community health services by local Clinical Commissioning Groups have been well publicised and the NHS consultation ends on Friday June 24th.  As well as the NHS consultation, Calderdale and Kirklees Councils have set up a Joint Scrutiny Committee to examine the proposals in detail. … read more … about Changes to hospitals in Halifax and Huddersfield>>

Cllr Greenwood