Monthly Archives: August 2017

This year’s Halifax Heritage Festival will look to the future as well as the past, with a series of high profile openings during the weekend.  Around 20 heritage sites in Halifax will be opening their doors to visitors with planned events and activities from Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 September.  The weekend coincides with the… read more … about Explore the past and celebrate the future at Halifax Heritage Festival>>

Halifax Town Hall

An array of fun family activities will mark the official opening of Calderdale’s impressive new Central Library and Archives on Saturday 9 September. This will come after an exciting first week for the bright, modern facility, which opens to the public on Tuesday 5 September in its new home next to The Piece Hall and… read more … about Book it in – official opening of striking new library>>

Changes to parking in Halifax town centre will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at the next meeting on Monday 4 September 2017. If approved the new Halifax Parking Strategy would guide planning and investment decisions within the town centre. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economic Development, Cllr Barry Collins said: It’s crucial… read more … about Parking strategy to get the green light>>

Parking sign

Exciting plans to invest over £1 million to make Todmorden Town Hall a thriving heritage destination for public events, concerts, exhibitions and celebrations will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 4 September. Cllr Susan Press, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods and Communities, said: “Keeping Calderdale’s heritage alive is really important to local… read more … about Investing in Calderdale’s heritage>>

On GCSE results day 2017, Cllr Megan Swift, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “Congratulations to all the young people in Calderdale who have worked really hard for their GCSE results. Every student should be proud of their achievements – well done! I wish you all a successful future.  … read more … about GCSE results – congratulations!>>

Cllr Megan Swift

The Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift, has backed a statement issued yesterday by Northern city leaders calling for substantial new investment by the government in the transport infrastructure linking the cities of the North. The statement was issued at the conclusion of the Transport Summit held yesterday in Leeds and was signed by… read more … about Leader backs call for voice for the North>>

Cllr Swift

Halifax Visitor Information Centre will open its doors to the public for the first time within the new Central Library and Archives on Tuesday 5 September. The centre, which is currently based in the old Central Library on Northgate in Halifax, will close there for the final time at 5.30pm on Tuesday 29 August. This… read more … about Visit the Information Centre in the new Central Library>>