Monthly Archives: February 2018

Calderdale Council is working with The Swimming Trust to offer 14 Calderdale residents the opportunity to train to become a fully qualified swimming teacher. Successful candidates will be able to attend Swim England Level 1 (Swimming Assistant Teaching) and Level 2 (Swimming Teacher) courses for £100 – the combined cost of which is normally over… read more … about Have you ever wanted to become a swimming teacher?>>

child in swimming pool

Upcoming overnight closures are scheduled for the A646 Burnley Road, between Mytholmroyd and Luddendenfoot. Calderdale Council is carrying out essential maintenance on the A646 from the junction with Ewood Drive in Mytholmroyd, to the junction with Danny Lane in Luddendenfoot. The work is due to start on Monday 12 March and involves the planing and… read more … about Overnight closures for A646>>


Calderdale Council will create a £10 million investment fund for regeneration schemes in the borough’s smaller towns and local communities after setting the Council’s budget for the next three financial years. The budget will also support a significant increase in investment in social care, to help meet rising demand, provide the right support for looked… read more … about Protecting services and investing in the future>>


Halifax Visitor Centre needs your help to cycle the whole route of the Tour de Yorkshire – all without leaving the Central Library and Archives! The Tour de Yorkshire takes place across the county from Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 May, with the race starting at the Piece Hall in Halifax on the final day…. read more … about Can you help us cycle the Tour de Yorkshire?>>

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Calderdale Council is getting involved with the Great British Spring Clean – a national campaign aiming to get half a million people out about cleaning up their local communities. The Great British Spring Clean is organised by the charity, Keep Britain Tidy, with events all over the country. It follows on from the successful launch… read more … about Get involved with the Great British Spring Clean>>

Big Clean Up

The Tour de Yorkshire is on its way to Calderdale on Sunday 6 May and to help local businesses make the most of the occasion, further information sessions have been organised by Calderdale Council and Welcome to Yorkshire. Following the session already held in Halifax, members of the tourism team and representatives from Welcome to… read more … about Helping Calderdale businesses make the most of the Tour de Yorkshire>>

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Calderdale Council is continuing to tackle issues like speeding and anti-social behaviour in the borough and is working with residents to keep communities safe. At the end of last year the Council introduced additional wardens to patrol Calderdale’s streets 24/7, to help keep the borough safe. The Council also works with residents to tackle specific… read more … about Working with residents to tackle anti-social behaviour>>

Press release from West Yorkshire Police and Calderdale Council Halifax has been awarded Purple Flag status for the seventh consecutive year for being a safe and welcoming place for a night out. Purple Flag is the gold standard for town centres, like Green Flag for parks and Blue Flag for beaches. The award scheme recognises… read more … about Halifax Retains Purple Flag Status for Seventh Year>>