Monthly Archives: June 2018

With national Clean Air Day approaching on Thursday (21 June), West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding people across the Leeds City region planning to take part, how they can plan their travel. Detail of bus and rail travel across West Yorkshire and the city region can all be found in one place on the Combined… read more … about Visit West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s www.wymetro.com to plan travel for>>

Plans to construct flood walls at an industrial estate in Mytholmroyd to provide better protection for both businesses and residents have been approved by Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Partnership Board. They have given the go ahead for walled defences at Greenhill Industrial Estate as part of the £30m Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme which will… read more … about Vital element of the flood defence scheme in Mytholmroyd gets the green light>>

The Eye on Calderdale website, which provides up-to-date information on flooding, weather and traffic disruptions in the Calder Valley, has been redesigned to ensure that it continues to be a useful resource for local communities.  The update follows feedback from members of the community and organisations across the Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Programme Board,… read more … about Keep an eye on Calderdale with revamped community flooding website>>

Flooding waves

Online survey and drop-in events Residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on plans for the proposed new rail station in Elland. From Monday 18 June, people will be able to have their say online about the planned station that will improve connections to and from the Calderdale town, and provide opportunities… read more … about People invited to have their say on plans for an Elland rail station>>

Elland station

A £6.5 million project to strengthen the hillside, improve drainage and boost flood resilience at Scout Road in Mytholmroyd is now complete. The Boxing Day 2015 floods caused a landslip which blocked Scout Road and led to the temporary relocation of Scout Road Academy and the evacuation of nearly 20 homes for safety reasons. As… read more … about Major works now complete on Scout Road flood recovery scheme>>

Scout Road

A section of the Rochdale Canal towpath between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden is to benefit from a £1.5m scheme to improve cycling and walking access, thanks to Department for Transport (DfT) funding secured by West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Calderdale Council. The successful bid, which was announced today (Tuesday 12 June), is included in a… read more … about Canal towpath around Hebden Bridge to benefit from £1.5m facelift thanks to DfT funding boost>>

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Two prominent members of Calderdale Council have been recognised by the Queen in this year’s birthday honours list. The Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift, will become a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in recognition of his contribution to local government and the regeneration of Halifax.  Stuart Smith, Calderdale’s Director… read more … about Double honours celebration for Calderdale>>

Press release from West Yorkshire Police and Calderdale Council Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team were joined by council wardens, taxi licensing, environmental health and partner agencies in West Halifax as part of a week of action. Over two days of proactive operational activity, eleven vehicles were seized for a variety of defects, 59 vehicles… read more … about Week of action in West Halifax>>