Monthly Archives: March 2018

Steps are being taken to minimise traffic disruption whilst essential, planned gas works take place at Bankfoot in Hebden Bridge. Northern Gas Networks is replacing a section of gas main that is in need of urgent repair, as advertised on a road sign at Bankfoot for the last few weeks. The four-week project started on… read more … about Minimising congestion during essential gas works>>

Green light

Calderdale Council has been given the green light from the Government to continue working on its draft Local Plan. In November 2017 the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government contacted several local authorities, including Calderdale Council, warning that any significant delays to the adoption of the Local Plan would lead to direct intervention by… read more … about Green light for Council on Local Plan>>

Thirteen buildings have been shortlisted for RIBA Yorkshire (Royal Institute of British Architects) 2018 Awards; the winners will be announced at an Awards evening at The Museum Gardens, York on Thursday 24 May. The buildings that have been shortlisted are: Albert Works, Sheffield by Cartwright Pickard Architects Leeds College of Music, Leeds by Group Ginger… read more … about 13 buildings shortlisted for RIBA Yorkshire 2018 Awards>>

Leeds Beckett University, in partnership with Calderdale Council, will launch a new initiative to drive growth amongst early-stage and growing businesses this spring. The University Business Centre will be based at Piece Mill in Halifax, situated next to the historic Piece Hall. After extensive redevelopment of this important and historic mill, the University is set… read more … about New centre launches to boost economic growth in Halifax>>

What will Calderdale be like in 2024? That’s the question which the Council will ask when it launches its Vision for the borough at the annual State of Calderdale event at Calderdale College, on Friday 23 March 2018. The Council’s Vision 2024 represents the long term aspirations of the borough, which will celebrate its 50th… read more … about Creating a new Vision for Calderdale>>

Cllr Swift

With just over six weeks to go until the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation have announced a record 40 teams will compete. Welcome to Yorkshire Chief Executive Sir Gary Verity shared the news at Y18 – the UK’s largest tourism event – in Bradford on Wednesday and revealed… read more … about Record number of teams unveiled for 2018 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire women’s race>>

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A new district centre at Mixenden has moved a step closer after Calderdale Council and Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group reached an agreement to progress the development. The scheme aims to create a transformational new hub for Mixenden, providing a doctors’ surgery, pharmacy, library and retail facilities under one roof. The Council has already allocated £550,000… read more … about Hub at the heart of Mixenden moves closer>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Action we are taking in response to traffic issues in Hebden Bridge yesterday (Tuesday 20 March). Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economic Development, Cllr Barry Collins, said: “The level of traffic disruption in Hebden Bridge yesterday was utterly unacceptable and we will use our powers to enforce an appropriate level of penalty to… read more … about Council response to traffic issues in Hebden Bridge yesterday>>

Calderdale Council

Calderdale Council has pledged its commitment to continue with plans to transform Todmorden Town Hall. The Todmorden Development Board has already earmarked £121,000 to invest in the building and this will still go ahead, despite a recent bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund being turned down. A partnership of Calderdale Council, Todmorden Town Council, Todmorden… read more … about Investing in Todmorden Town Hall>>