Monthly Archives: September 2019

More affordable homes could be built in Halifax if proposals to free up the land are agreed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. On Monday 30 September, Cabinet Members will consider plans to make Council-owned land on Horley Green Road, Claremount, available for a new housing development. If agreed, this could bring around 29 much-needed new homes… read more … about New affordable homes proposed for Halifax>>

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Essential maintenance work is taking place on the B6112 in Stainland, requiring scheduled road closures. Calderdale Council is to carry out work on Stainland Road from the junction with Bowling Green Road in Stainland, through Sowood to the Kirklees boundary in Outlane. The work is due to start on Wednesday 25 September and involves the… read more … about Scheduled road closures on Stainland Road>>


Calderdale Council is cracking down on bad behaviour that puts the borough’s safety and beauty at risk. Enforcement Action Week from Monday 23 to Sunday 29 September 2019 will show there’s ‘no messing’ when it comes to following the rules that protect local people and the environment. Patrols, checks and enforcement will be stepped up… read more … about Council clamps down on bad behaviour>>

Important cycling and walking link is officially re-opened following improvement works as part of a £2.9m package of canal towpath upgrades across West Yorkshire A stretch of towpath along the Rochdale Canal at Hebden Bridge was officially re-opened today (Saturday 14 September), following improvement works as part of a £2.9m package to boost cycling and… read more … about Cycling and walking boost for Rochdale Canal towpath at Hebden Bridge>>

In response to the press release below from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources said: “We’re delighted our proposal for Sowerby Bridge has been successful and we look forward to working closely with Historic England to design the programme.   “This will… read more … about Historic Sowerby Bridge high street to be supported through High Streets Heritage Action Zone scheme>>

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Major employers within Calderdale are working in collaboration to develop the next generation of leaders in the district. Covea Insurance, West Yorkshire Police, Calderdale College, West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue, Calderdale Council, Together Housing, Halifax Opportunities Trust (HOT) and Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust have sent their aspiring leaders on a journey to leadership… read more … about Major employers in Calderdale launch partnership to develop leadership talent>>

Wainhouse Tower in Halifax will light up green for Global Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week – Sunday 15 to Saturday 21 September 2019. ‘Light Up for Mito’ is a global campaign lighting buildings green across the world during the awareness week. Calderdale Council is showing its support by lighting up the iconic monument with green bulbs… read more … about Wainhouse Tower to light up green for Mito Awareness Week>>