Monthly Archives: November 2016

Two major new exhibitions are now on display at Bankfield Museum.  Hand in Glove and Shared Histories both provide a fascinating look at aspects of history, but in very different ways.   Shared Histories is an exhibition of artworks by the artist Eva Mileusnic, which tells of both hers and her family’s experiences relating to the… read more … about Two more reasons to visit Bankfield>>

Bankfield entrance

Everyone likes a good natter with their hairdresser, but with a new Calderdale initiative, that chat could be more important than you think. Calderdale Council has joined forces with West Yorkshire Police, the domestic abuse service Calderdale Staying Safe, Victim Support and the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, to launch a new campaign aimed… read more … about Let’s Be Clear on domestic abuse>>

Let's Be Clear

Staff at the Hebden Bridge Visitor Centre are celebrating after scooping the prestigious Visitor Information award at the Welcome to Yorkshire, White Rose Awards ceremony on Monday 21 November. The White Rose Awards is the largest celebration of tourism excellence in the UK. Recognising and rewarding the very best of the industry throughout Yorkshire. The awards… read more … about Visitor Centre comes up roses at tourism awards>>

Yorkshire Flag

2016 has been an eventful year for Calderdale markets. The Council’s Markets Team recently won the prestigious National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) Team of the Year award, and when you look at the year’s achievements and the events still to come, it’s easy to see why.  The year didn’t get off to the… read more … about Markets make their mark in 2016>>


Calderdale Council is continuing the clean up after a short period of intense rain and strong wind caused surface flooding in Calderdale yesterday (Monday 21 November). The Council received around 50 reports of significant localised surface flooding. The flood sirens were used last night but no river flooding was reported. By 9pm most of the… read more … about Council responds to surface water flooding in Calderdale>>

Flooding waves

Parents and carers in Calderdale now have a new resource with advice and guidance to support with their child’s journey into healthy early years. link) is a brand new website packed with top tips to offer a helping hand to parents and carers of children aged from birth to five years old.   This colourful… read more … about A helping hand for a healthy start>>

2 year old

The public are invited to come and see behind-the-scenes of the works to rebuild Elland Bridge, on the Calder & Hebble Navigation, which was destroyed by the Boxing Day floods. On Saturday 26th November, local visitors will have the opportunity to walk through the construction site, learning from engineers and historians about the modern and… read more … about Be the first to see behind the scenes of flood hit bridge works>>

The history of Todmorden Town Hall has been brought to life in a new guidebook featuring the many stories that the building holds.  Dr Emma Stafford, Senior Lecturer in Classics and Deputy Head of the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies at Leeds University has written the guidebook, pulling together research and stories from the… read more … about A guided history of Todmorden Town Hall>>

Tod Town Hall