Author Archives: Calderdale Council

Saturday 22 September is the last in a series of drop-in events for people to find out more about Calderdale Council’s planned improvements to the local road network. The event also offers a chance to see initial ideas for a Sowerby Bridge ‘masterplan’. The event at Sowerby Bridge Market runs from 10am – 2pm and… read more … about Designs on display for Sowerby Bridge masterplan>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Commenting at today’s Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Programme Board, Cllr Tim Swift, Chair of the Board and Leader of Calderdale Council, reiterated the Council’s thanks to everyone who came together to help during the recent water main bursts in Mytholmroyd (5 September) and Luddendenfoot (9 September), which caused parts of the A646 Burnley Road… read more … about Thank you to Calderdale communities>>

Cllr Swift

Todmorden Town Hall has renamed its committee room, The Cockcroft Room, in honour of the family’s contribution to the town. The Cockcroft name is famous in Todmorden and around the world. The family was already a large textile employer in the town, but Sir John Cockcroft really put the family name and the town on… read more … about Cockcroft family celebrated at Todmorden Town Hall>>

Cockcroft Room

Calderdale Council has secured £1.5 million from the Leeds City Region Business Rates Pool, to help boost the local economy by improving access to skills and jobs for the most disadvantaged residents, and increasing the number of visitors to Calderdale from across the UK and overseas. By pooling their business rates together, councils in the… read more … about £1.5 million boost for Calderdale culture and employment projects>>

Piece Hall

Over 140 responses to Calderdale’s draft Local Plan have now been registered with the Council as the representation period enters its final days.  The final draft of the Local Plan was published on the Council’s website on Friday 10 August 2018, marking the start of a six week period during which members of the public,… read more … about Last chance to have your say on the Local Plan>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

The next stage of roof refurbishment work at Halifax Borough Market has now started, with scaffolding going up this week before repairs and improvements are made to the section of the building above Market Street.  Over £500,000 is being invested in this phase of roof works, which will cover the entire Market Street façade. The… read more … about Roof repairs continue at Halifax Borough Market>>

Halifax Borough Market

Press release from the Environment Agency People living and working in Mytholmroyd are invited to take part an open day this Autumn to find out about how the construction of the flood defence scheme is progressing. A construction information event is being held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre on Thursday 20 September, 12 noon- 8pm, for… read more … about Drop in to find out about construction of Mytholmroyd flood defences>>

There’s now less than a month for LGBTQ+ people to have their say about the support available in Calderdale and how they feel about their own mental health and wellbeing. 1 in 4 adults will experience mental health issues and national studies suggest a higher level within the LGBTQ+ community. Calderdale Council is asking anyone… read more … about Tell us what you think about our LGBTQ+ support>>