Category Archives: Active Calderdale

Time is running out for residents to have their say on how to make their streets greener, healthier and more attractive. In September 2020, Calderdale Council launched a survey to gather people’s views on a £1 million ‘Streets for People’ project focusing on Park ward, with Illingworth, Ovenden, Mixenden, Lee Mount and Pellon set to… read more … about Help to make our streets greener and healthier>>

The safe reopening of Calderdale Council’s leisure facilities is continuing, with North Bridge Leisure Centre in Halifax due to reopen on Wednesday 14 October 2020. All centres closed in March 2020, in line with Government guidance to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Since then, Calderdale Council has been working on plans for the safe, phased… read more … about Safely reopening our sports facilities>>

People living in an area of Halifax are being asked for their views on how to make their streets greener, healthier and more attractive. The £1 million project, which is being delivered by Calderdale Council in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority is part of a “Streets for People” programme aimed at creating safe,… read more … about Making our streets greener and healthier>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Pupils returning to school in Calderdale have seen the roads around some of their schools transformed into safer spaces – supporting active travel, such as walking and cycling. After a successful trial period at schools earlier this year, Calderdale Council has introduced School Streets(external link) at nine schools in the borough. This means that the… read more … about Safer streets for schools>>

School streets at St Mary's, Halifax

Calderdale Council is planning the safe, phased reopening of its sports and leisure facilities, and more of its libraries following the recent reopening of the Central Library and Archives in Halifax. The health of customers, staff and the whole community remains the Council’s priority, so the reopening of venues and the new safety measures in… read more … about Reopening leisure centres and libraries safely>>

Cllr Press

COVID-19 health messages are on the move in Calderdale, with mobile billboards going right into the heart of our communities to share important advice. Teams will be pedalling their way across the borough on ‘ad bikes’ displaying messages about how to stay safe and play our part to reduce the spread of the virus. From… read more … about Calderdale gets cycling to tackle COVID-19>>

Above Halifax

As more businesses start to reopen and Calderdale’s towns and villages get busier, the Council is introducing additional measures to help people feel safer when shopping, queuing, walking and cycling. In June, to support non-essential retailers to start reopening, Calderdale Council launched new safety features in town centres to enable social distancing and more space… read more … about Safer streets for everyone>>

Road closure outside St Augustine's School

All play areas and outdoor gyms in Calderdale are due to reopen by Friday 10 July – but the Council has issued important guidance to ensure everyone can enjoy the facilities safely, as COVID-19 is still within our communities. The Government advised that playgrounds and outdoor gyms across England could reopen from Saturday 4 July… read more … about Playgrounds and outdoor gyms to reopen across Calderdale>>

COVID

Calderdale Council is reminding visitors to the borough’s outdoor spaces or countryside sites to act responsibly and respect the local environment, people and animals. As more people spend time outdoors enjoying the Calderdale countryside, walking, running or cycling, it’s important to remember The Countryside Code(external link) to help to look after the environment. The code… read more … about Safely sharing space in our countryside>>

Walshaw