Monthly Archives: October 2021

Calderdale Council has secured £12.2 million of national funding to support its ambitious plans for a brand new swimming pool and leisure centre in Halifax. This comes after the Government announced the successful bidders for round one of its Levelling Up Fund(external link). The Council bid for the money to help deliver top-class facilities for… read more … about Multi-million-pound funding for Calderdale projects>>

Calderdale Council will share an exclusive insight into its procurement process in an upcoming webinar for local businesses. The webinar is free to attend and takes place on Tuesday 2 November at 10am. The session will feature discussions around the procurement process, upcoming opportunities and the regulations that business must adhere to. Members of the… read more … about Calderdale Council to share insight into procurement process>>

Calderdale Council and SUEZ are working hard, in challenging circumstances, to collect local people’s waste and recycling as regularly as possible. The national HGV driver shortage is having an impact on service delivery across the country and locally here in Calderdale. In Calderdale, like other places, driver shortages mean that some recycling collections are not… read more … about Working hard to keep waste and recycling collections moving>>

SUEZ recycling staff

A borough-wide system for cashless parking payments in Calderdale will be introduced from early November.  Cashless payment options are available across all pay and display on-street spaces and car parks in the borough, with Halifax town centre spaces currently using a system called AppyParking and the rest of the borough using APCOA Connect.  The two-year… read more … about Changes to cashless parking payments in Halifax>>


The award-winning International Market is returning to Halifax town centre this week, with a scarily good range of treats just in time for Halloween. From Thursday 28 to Sunday 31 October, Market Place Europe, in partnership with Calderdale Council’s Markets Service, is bringing a selection of global traders to the streets of Halifax. Visitors can… read more … about Spooktacular International Market returns to Halifax>>

A pop-up allotment event is coming to Halifax Borough Market this half-term, with entertainment, interactive performances, workshops and prizes. ‘Let’s Grow’ is a free two-day event for families on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 October 2021, it’s produced and brought to the market by the co-creator of the award-winning TV series, ‘Mr Bloom’s Nursery’, Ben… read more … about ‘Let’s Grow’ comes to Halifax>>

Let's Grow pop up allotment event

Major work to create premium office and retail space in Halifax town centre, attracting investment and increasing footfall, is nearing completion. The Northgate development has seen the transformation of the former central library and Council offices. The library section opened as Trinity Sixth Form Academy in September 2020 and the remaining space has been developed… read more … about Flagship development of existing Northgate site to transform future of Halifax>>

Northgate House

More children and young people are set to enjoy a huge range of activities and healthy meals during the Christmas holidays in Calderdale, after more than 6000 took part in the successful Healthy Holidays summer programme. Calderdale Council and the Community Foundation for Calderdale teamed up with organisations across the borough to provide 15,000 free… read more … about Healthy Holidays for thousands of Calderdale youngsters>>

Healthy Holidays session at ROKT

An expert panel will answer Calderdale residents’ questions about protection against COVID-19 in a live online Q&A session this week. On Thursday 21 October from 7pm, Calderdale Council is hosting the latest in its popular series of Q&A events on its Facebook page. Deborah Harkins, the Council’s Director of Public Health, will be joined on… read more … about Ask about protection against COVID-19>>

Debs Harkins, Director Public Health