Monthly Archives: August 2016

More streets in Calderdale will soon have a 20mph speed limit as Calderdale Council’s 20mph continues to roll out.   The Council has been introducing the new speed limit on residential streets since it launched the campaign in April 2015 to help make our roads safe and pleasant wherever we live and however we travel across… read more … about 20mph – Love our Streets continues>>

20 mph sign

Visitors to Todmorden Town Hall can now see a key feature of the heritage of the building and town, which was previously hidden from view.  Pictures of every single Mayor of Todmorden since 1896 – that’s 101 in total – have a new home within the Town Hall, to make it easier for people to… read more … about Picturing the past in Todmorden>>

Todmorden Town Hall mayoral pictures

Calderdale Council and West Yorkshire Police are working closely together to encourage people to report any hate crime which they may have experienced or witnessed. In recent months there has been an increase in the number of hate crime reports, according to the National Police Chiefs’ Council, and it is very likely that many more… read more … about Hate crime – don’t suffer in silence>>

Calderdale Council

Pull on your trainers for a new Parkrun in Calderdale! The new weekly leisure run (or walk) for all ages, abilities and experience will be held at Wellholme Park in Brighouse from Saturday 3 September 2016. Calderdale Council has worked with local volunteers to launch this free event to build on the success of Halifax… read more … about On your marks, get set, go!>>

Active people

On GCSE results day 2016, Cllr Megan Swift, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “We are delighted to see great improvements in Calderdale’s GCSE results compared to last year. Congratulations to all students, who we know have worked extremely hard. Our schools, academies, families and the Council work tirelessly to… read more … about Congratulations to our GCSE students>>

Cllr Megan Swift

It’s now two years since Bankfield Museum opened its doors to the ‘For King and Country’ exhibition, commemorating the centenary of the First World War. Calderdale Council set up the exhibition to commemorate the area’s contribution to the First World War, by sharing over 60 local stories, hundreds of objects and various archives from the… read more … about An anniversary fit ‘For King and Country’>>

For King and Country display

Local community groups can apply for a share of a new £50,000 fund set up by Calderdale Council to helpput on events and festivals in the area. The Council has launched the second round of grants under a scheme set up in March 2016 to help boost tourism, trade and morale after the Boxing Day… read more … about £50,000 fund launched for events and festivals>>

Events and Festivals cover