Author Archives: Calderdale Council

Exciting plans to transform the Northgate site in Halifax town centre have moved a step closer. Calderdale Council’s vision is to create a mixed-use development on the site, including a new sixth form centre and a range of retail, commercial or residential units. This will help achieve the Vision 2024 for Calderdale to be a… read more … about Milestones for Northgate development>>

The use of Automatic Number Plate Recognition technology is being considered in Calderdale to enforce bus lanes and access restrictions.  Local bus services play a key role in encouraging people out of their cars, reducing traffic congestion and carbon emissions and improving air quality. However, to persuade more people to use the bus network, it… read more … about Catching the culprits of bus lane misuse>>

Calderdale Council

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will be asked to approve the decision of the governors at Calder High School to close its sixth form on 31 August 2019. The decision has become necessary as recent changes to the government funding of post-16 education mean that the majority of schools now receive less money for A Level students… read more … about Securing the future of Calder High School>>

Cllr Megan Swift

Almost £8m will be invested in Calderdale’s highways over the next 12 months, according to a report which will be considered by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. The highways network is the Council’s largest and most valuable asset. The Highways Capital and Revenue Programmes report, which will be considered by Cabinet, sets out the planned highways projects… read more … about Ambitious plans to improve Calderdale’s road network>>

People are being asked to show their love for the outstanding Piece Hall transformation, by voting for the project in the prestigious National Lottery Awards 2018. There’s just over a week of public voting to go in the annual search for the UK’s favourite National Lottery-funded projects. The Piece Hall transformation is the only West… read more … about Vote for the Piece Hall transformation!>>

People are being invited to have their say to help shape plans for a new leisure facility in Halifax town centre. As part of Calderdale’s Next Chapter, plans for a new combined swimming pool and leisure facility on the site of the existing North Bridge Leisure Centre are moving forward. To ensure this new facility… read more … about What do you want to see in the new Halifax Leisure Centre?>>

Calderdale parks have once again been recognised by the Green Flag Award scheme as some of the best in the world. Seven parks in Calderdale have received the prestigious Green Flag Award, which is the mark of a quality park or green space. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Communities and Neighbourhood Services, Cllr Susan Press,… read more … about Flying the flag for a great park>>