Monthly Archives: April 2019

Calderdale Council’s work is certainly varied, as its licensing and environmental health teams found when they had to seize a wild serval cat, native to Africa, from a home in Southowram. The unlicensed cat was taken away from its owner under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976. Under the Act, owners of certain animals must… read more … about African wild cat seized from Halifax home>>

A major new exhibition focusing on all areas of fashion, from historic designs to contemporary trends, is coming soon to Bankfield Museum in Halifax. The Fashion Gallery opens on Saturday 11 May and takes up the entire top floor of the museum, showcasing centuries of fabulous fashions and textiles. On display are never before seen… read more … about Fabulous fashions at Bankfield Museum>>

Overnight closures are scheduled for the A6033, Rochdale Road in Todmorden to allow for essential maintenance. Calderdale Council is to carry out work on the A6033 between Halifax Road and Bacup Road in the town. The work is due to start on Tuesday 7 May and involves the planing and resurfacing of the carriageway surface…. read more … about Overnight closures for essential repairs>>


Two former Tour de Yorkshire champions – Greg Van Avermaet and Serge Pauwels – have confirmed they will ride this year’s race as well as cycling legend Marianne Vos. Van Avermaet was involved in a crash at Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday but his CCC Team have confirmed he only suffered cuts and bruises and the 33… read more … about More star riders set for Tour de Yorkshire!>>

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Reigning world time trial champion Annemiek van Vleuten and British road race champion Connor Swift are among the latest big-name riders to confirm their attendance at the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire (2-5 May) and Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race (3-4 May). Van Veluten is one of the most decorated riders in the female peloton… read more … about More star riders set for Tour de Yorkshire!>>

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Calderdale Council has been shortlisted for three prestigious national awards, thanks to its innovative work in Public Health, Children and Young People’s Services and Health and Safety. The Council is a finalist in three categories of the MJ Local Government Achievement Awards 2019 – Public Health Improvement, Innovation in Children’s Services, and Rising Star. The… read more … about Triple success in national awards shortlist>>

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