Monthly Archives: September 2021

Calderdale’s sporting heroes will be attending Yorkshire’s Olympic and Paralympic homecoming event at the Leeds first direct arena on Sunday 10 October. Olympians and Paralympians will take to the stage to talk about their achievements in an event hosted by 2016 Olympic medallist Nile Wilson and sports broadcaster Tanya Arnold. Athletes attending include Calderdale’s Hannah… read more … about Calderdale athletes attending regional homecoming event>>

The next steps for an ambitious community-led plan to enhance the Sowerby area will be discussed at Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 4 October. Sowerby residents could be invited to vote on the Sowerby Neighbourhood Development Plan if it progresses to the referendum stage. The Sowerby Neighbourhood Forum created the plan to set out… read more … about Next steps for Sowerby Neighbourhood Development Plan>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Following a review of parking charges across the borough, changes to existing charging hours and days are being made. There are no changes to actual parking tariffs and they continue to remain low compared to neighbouring boroughs. The existing charging hours in Halifax (short stay), Hebden Bridge, Sowerby Bridge and West Vale will be extended… read more … about Changes to parking in Calderdale>>

Parking sign

Funding to support a programme of work to attract visitors and local people back to Calderdale villages and towns is being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. The Council has successfully bid for funding from the Government’s Welcome Back fund, to help with COVID economic recovery work across the borough. Cabinet will be asked to accept… read more … about Funding to Welcome Back visitors>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

The importance of culture in Calderdale’s recovery from the impacts of the pandemic is being discussed by the Council’s Cabinet. An ambitious and far-reaching draft cultural strategy will be presented to the Cabinet at their meeting on Monday 4 October. It has been developed to harness the power of the borough’s unique culture and heritage… read more … about Putting culture at the heart of the borough’s recovery>>


Steps to become an Age Friendly Calderdale, where people can live full, healthy and happy later lives, will be discussed at the Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 4 October. This comes after the International Day of Older Persons on Friday 1 October, which the Council is proud to support. The worldwide awareness day is celebrated… read more … about Steps towards an Age Friendly Calderdale>>

Cllr Fenton-Glynn

Calderdale Council is proposing a new plan of action for housing over the next five years, to help boost the quality of homes, life and the environment. Cabinet Members will discuss the Calderdale Housing Strategy 2021-2026 at their meeting on Monday 4 October. Housing plays a major role in the Vision2024 for Calderdale by helping… read more … about Housing plan aims to boost quality of life>>

Cllr Patient

A new policy to introduce restrictions around the use of advertising boards on public footways, is being presented to Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Concerns have been raised by local groups about the use of free-standing advertising ‘A-boards’ on pavements in Calderdale town centres and the dangers they can pose, particularly for wheelchair and pushchair users, as… read more … about Safely sharing space in our towns>>