Monthly Archives: October 2017

A celebration to mark the relaunch of Todmorden Market Hall following a £500,000 transformation will bring local people and traders together on Saturday 21 October. The free family fun day starts at 11am in Todmorden’s new-look indoor market, where Calderdale Council has invested in a range of repairs and improvements. The Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr… read more … about Celebrating a new era for Todmorden Market>>

Local people will now have more opportunities to volunteer and will see more cultural events after proposals were approved by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 2 October. The Council recognises the big difference that voluntary and community groups make to people’s lives across the borough. It helps the groups through grants and support services to… read more … about New grants to support Calderdale’s voluntary groups>>

Cash

Over 2500 people made more than 10,000 comments by the end of the latest consultation on Calderdale Council’s draft Local Plan. The plan identifies potential sites where new development, including housing, employment and open space would be allowed and the areas which would remain as green belt.  It also provides detailed policy for the determination of planning applications…. read more … about Huge response to Local Plan consultation>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Local people will once again be able to use the bridge in Copley from Thursday 12 October, when it is officially reopened and named Wilson Bridge during a special ceremony. Calderdale Council is holding the free community event to celebrate the completion of its work to replace the 185-year-old bridge, after it was destroyed by… read more … about New era for Copley’s bridge>>

Claire Slattery, Calderdale Council’s Arts and Heritage Manager, who played a major role in the transformation of The Piece Hall, is celebrating being named one of three finalists in the Best Rescue of a Historic Building category of this year’s prestigious Historic England Angel Awards. Claire was the ideal person to take on the complex… read more … about Claire shortlisted for Historic England Angel Award>>

Calderdale Council will hold its second major training exercise, ‘Operation Calderdale17’ on Friday 20 October to rehearse the action that would be taken during and after a flood. This follows last year’s successful exercise which took place across Calderdale, and will build on the lessons learned. It will test the emergency response of the Council,… read more … about Calderdale’s flood response to be tested in second major exercise>>

Flooding waves

Students in Year 11 and their families are invited to Calderdale Council’s Get Organised event, to find out more about the options they have after finishing GCSEs in 2018. On Monday 16 October young people and their families are encouraged to drop in to the MBi Shay Stadium in Halifax between 3.30pm and 7.30pm for… read more … about Helping students Get Organised>>

Cllr Megan Swift

Tackling mental health, raising awareness of domestic abuse and providing awareness on doorstep crime and scammers targeting the vulnerable are all topics covered as part of West Yorkshire’s Safeguarding Week. Starting on Monday 9 October, all the local safeguarding boards and community safety partnerships across the region have joined forces with West Yorkshire’s Police and… read more … about Safeguarding is top of the agenda across West Yorkshire>>

Cllr Swift