Monthly Archives: August 2017

Calderdale residents are being reminded to respond to the Household Enquiry Form (HEF) they will have received, to ensure they’re registered to vote at the next election. Calderdale Council has recently sent a HEF to every residential property in the borough to check that the information that appears on the electoral register is correct. Almost 50%… read more … about Return your form to have your say>>

Calderdale Adult Learning is hosting an open day event on Saturday 9 September from 9am – 3pm, to launch its latest programme. Calderdale Adult Learning (CAL) offer a wide range of learning activities and courses, with more subject choice than ever before. As well as the chance to learn new skills, there’s also the opportunity… read more … about Find your future at Calderdale Adult Learning>>

A review of fire safety in buildings across Calderdale is underway, and local people are being asked to contribute by sharing their views. Calderdale Council called for the local review after the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in London. It is being carried out between July and September 2017 and an initial progress report is… read more … about Have your say on fire safety review>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Cllr Megan Swift, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “I would like to congratulate students across Calderdale for their hard work and commitment. A big thank you too to all of the school staff and families who have given such brilliant support and encouragement.   “I’d like to wish everyone… read more … about Congratulations to young people receiving their A Level results>>

Cllr Megan Swift

Following a major gas escape on the A629, Skircoat Road it will be necessary to close a section of the road to traffic from 5am tomorrow morning (Thursday 17 August).  Due to the nature of the problem and the depth of the work needed, a short section of road at the junction with Hunger Hill… read more … about Emergency road closure – A629, Skircoat Road>>

Roadworks

A section of Skircoat Road in Halifax will be closed overnight from Monday 4 September, to allow for essential repairs.  Calderdale Council is carrying out work on the A629 between Prescott Street and Free School Lane. The work is due to start on Monday 4 September and involves the planing and resurfacing of the carriageway…. read more … about Overnight closures for essential repairs>>

Roadworks

Akroyd Library, just outside Halifax, will reopen on Tuesday 15 August after refurbishment and improvement work.  Calderdale Council’s Akroyd Library is within the Bankfield Museum site and has been transformed as part of wider development works to the museum. The library’s Grade II listed shelving has been improved and new flooring has been installed. The… read more … about Restoration work at historic Bankfield and Akroyd>>

Akroyd library

Around 1,300 road gullies in Calderdale will be repaired or replaced after Calderdale Council successfully secured nearly £1 million from the Department for Transport (DfT) to boost local flood defence work. The money is part of a £2 million ‘Challenge Fund’ grant awarded by the DfT for West Yorkshire. The remaining £1 million is split… read more … about Calderdale set for major drainage improvements>>

Cllr Barry Collins