Monthly Archives: March 2019

A new exhibition celebrating West Yorkshire is opening at Smith Art Gallery, Brighouse on Saturday 6 April.  ‘God’s Own Country’ is an exhibition of works from the collections of Calderdale Council’s Museums, celebrating West Yorkshire’s artistic talents and the region’s inspiring landscapes, history, people and architecture.  Calderdale Museums Service has a collection of over 5000… read more … about Celebrating God’s Own Country>>

Visitors to Todmorden Town Hall will be able to celebrate its 144th birthday and discover its fascinating history at the next tour of the iconic building. On Sunday 7 April from 2pm, volunteers will run a free guided ‘taster’ tour of the Town Hall, telling stories of its past to mark its anniversary. The Town… read more … about Celebrate Todmorden Town Hall’s birthday>>

Todmorden Town Hall

Calderdale residents and businesses concerned about the long period of rainfall on Saturday 16 March are being advised to take action now to prepare their property for any future incidents. Mark Thompson, Calderdale Council’s Director of Regeneration and Strategy, said: “Last weekend, the rain fortunately stopped in time to avoid serious flooding in most properties,… read more … about Protecting your property from flooding>>

12 titles announced for the annual Read Regional campaign  Book lovers in Calderdale are in for a treat as inspiring author events are taking place in libraries across the borough as part of Read Regional 2019.   Founded in 2008, Read Regional is a celebration of brilliant new books from the North of England. The campaign… read more … about Discover ‘must-read’ authors at Calderdale libraries this spring>>

A range of Calderdale organisations joined the Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Marcus Thompson, at Halifax Town Hall this afternoon to launch a joint statement condemning the terrorist attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, last Friday. A minute’s silence will be held before tonight’s Cabinet meeting at 6pm. The joint statement builds on a shared commitment to… read more … about Joint statement in response to the tragic events in Christchurch>>

Calderdale Council is thanking communities for their amazing kindness and support after a long period of rainfall caused flooding issues in Calderdale on Saturday 16 March. The Environment Agency issued flood warnings throughout the borough on Saturday for the River Calder. The flood sirens were sounded in the Upper Valley and residents urged to take… read more … about Calderdale kindness shines through weekend rainfall>>