Monthly Archives: November 2019

This festive season, Calderdale Council is reminding residents what can and can’t be recycled, to help reduce the amount of waste in general household bins. When buying Christmas cards or wrapping paper, it’s always a good idea to avoid designs with foil, glitter or glue, to ensure they can be recycled. If you receive cards… read more … about Dreaming of a green Christmas>>

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Christmas is just around the corner and Calderdale markets are hosting a selection of fabulously festive events. Santa will take time from his busy schedule to visit Halifax Borough Market on Saturday 30 November, Saturday 7 and 14 December, and Thursday 19 and Sunday 22 December. Magical animatronic reindeer and a speaking post box are… read more … about Experience the magic of Calderdale markets this Christmas>>

Christmas at Halifax Borough Market

In a bid to reduce the use of single use plastics at The Victoria Theatre, the venue has made the decision to no longer sell disposable plastic flashing toys at this year’s pantomime Beauty and the Beast. The theatre is also mindful of feedback from customers and the pantomime performers who have described the flashing… read more … about The Victoria Theatre to stop selling single use plastic merchandise at their annual Pantomime>>

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On Saturday 7 December, Bankfield Museum is hosting a special Christmas Craft Fair event. The fair will be held from 10am-4pm and the museum will be packed with stalls offering a wide variety of local crafts and produce just in time for Christmas. Visitors can also enjoy the fantastic exhibitions currently on display at Bankfield,… read more … about Christmas crafts at Bankfield Museum>>


A Halifax home that has been empty for 30 years could be brought back into use, as part of Calderdale Council’s continued work to reduce the number of empty properties across the borough. On Monday 2 December 2019, the Council’s Cabinet will discuss plans for 164 King Cross Road. Nobody has lived in the house… read more … about Proposal to bring long-term empty home back into use>>

Roads in Calderdale could temporarily close to traffic to allow them to become community play spaces. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will consider introducing a play streets scheme in the borough. This would allow residents to close a street for a few hours at a time, so children can play without the danger and inconvenience of traffic… read more … about Playtime for Calderdale streets>>

Halifax has been unveiled as one of the eight host locations for the Tour de Yorkshire 2020 by organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and the Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O). The stages for the sixth edition – which will take place next year between Thursday 30 April and Sunday 3 May – will either start or finish… read more … about Halifax confirmed as host town for Tour de Yorkshire 2020>>

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