Monthly Archives: July 2018

Detectives led by Detective Sergeant Michael Richmond from Calderdale CID joined the Halifax and Calder Valley Neighbourhood Policing Teams and representatives from the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority and the charity, Hope for Justice to visit a number of commercial premises across the District in a four day long operation. It started on Monday 2… read more … about Calderdale Police have rescued two children who are thought to have been trafficked into the UK>>

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The 2018 Tour de Yorkshire boosted the county’s economy by a massive £98 MILLION, independent research shows today. A record 2.6 million spectators lined the route over the four days of action between 3-6 May and overall spend was UP 54% on 2017 to £97,973,806. Accommodation spend also increased 49% year on year and non-accommodation… read more … about Tour de Yorkshire boosts county’s economy by £98 Million!>>

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West Yorkshire’s local authority museums contributed over £34 million to the regional economy last year and attracted over 1.7 million visitors through their doors.  The information has been released on a new video highlighting the amazing attractions across the county and encouraging people to take pride in their local museums and galleries.   Calderdale Council’s Cabinet… read more … about West Yorkshire’s local museums contributing millions of pounds to economy>>

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MyDay, a new all-day, £2.60 county-wide bus ticket for West Yorkshire’s young people is being launched on Monday 9 July 2018. Devised in consultation with young people from West Yorkshire, MyDay will be available to anyone aged under 19. The introductory £2.60 price will be fixed until the end of the year. Leeds Youth Council… read more … about MYDAY – The new £2.60 all-day, any bus ticket devised for young people by young people will help make their day>>

Three major schemes for Calderdale will reach the next stage of preparation when they are discussed at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee on 4 July 2018. Two Corridor Improvement Programmes will be considered which would encourage active travel by improving highway facilities for all users, especially walkers and cyclists; reduce accidents and improve air… read more … about Next steps for the Next Chapter>>

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