Author Archives: Calderdale Council

Calderdale GPs and their patients are gearing up to take part in the borough’s first ever GP practice parkrun. Several practices across Calderdale have already signed up to run, jog, walk or volunteer at their local parkrun – Halifax, Brighouse or Todmorden – on Saturday 28 September. Calderdale Council has been working with practices to… read more … about Calderdale GPs get set for special parkrun>>

Changes to the on-street parking charges in Brighouse town centre are being considered by Calderdale councillors. In July 2018, changes were introduced to tariffs for on-street spaces in Brighouse with a free period for a 30 minutes followed by a 20p charge for the next 30 minutes, to a maximum stay of one hour. These… read more … about Review of on-street parking charges in Brighouse town centre>>


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>>

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>>