Monthly Archives: January 2019

The kindness of Calderdale’s extraordinary people was showcased in the Council’s latest Vision2024 social media ‘takeover’ week. Over 2,500 residents, organisations, community groups, volunteers, businesses and Council employees got involved in #Kindness Week from Monday 14 to Sunday 20 January 2019. More than 100 social media posts told incredible stories of people who go the… read more … about Kindness is all around in Calderdale>>

Press release from the National Trust Image credit: National Trust Images Work has started on a two year £2.6 million natural flood management project in West Yorkshire led by the National Trust to help protect homes and nurture wildlife devastated by the Boxing Day floods of 2015. The aim is to reduce the risk of… read more … about Nature and people to benefit from a £2.6m environmental project in West Yorkshire>>

Hardcastle Crags

Calderdale Council is looking for people to help distribute thousands of pounds to community and voluntary groups in Calderdale. The Council’s Small Grants scheme awards funding of up to £2,500 to groups all over Calderdale. In total, £70,000 is awarded each year to a range of community initiatives and voluntary sector projects. These grants are… read more … about Make a big difference to our Small Grants Panel>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Businesses and residents in Calderdale are invited to find out more about the Tour de Yorkshire at an upcoming roadshow event in the village of Bradshaw, near Halifax. The Tour de Yorkshire begins on Thursday 2 May, with the race coming to Calderdale on Sunday 5 May, starting from the Piece Hall in Halifax. In… read more … about Bradshaw hosts Tour de Yorkshire roadshow>>


The next phase of improvement works on the A629 between Halifax and Huddersfield has moved a step closer, with the submission of the planning application for the Calder and Hebble junction. The A629 is a key route through the borough, and the planned major upgrade will reduce journey times, relieve congestion and improve pedestrian and cycling… read more … about Next step for A629 improvements>>

A petition calling for the electrification of the Calder Valley line has been launched by Calderdale Council as part of its campaign for greater investment in the service. After months of misery, the Council is asking commuters to pledge their support for change by signing the online petition at Commuters, businesses and visitors can… read more … about Sign up for #electricvalley>>

Electric valley