Category Archives: Active Calderdale

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

As more shops and businesses start to reopen in Calderdale’s towns, the Council is introducing measures to support social distancing and allow for queuing areas. From Monday 15 June non-essential retailers are able to reopen, provided they meet the COVID-19 secure guidelines. This includes shops selling clothes, shoes, toys, furniture, books and electronics, and tailors,… read more … about Supporting safe places to shop and queue>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Cyclists and pedestrians will be actively supported across Calderdale as the Council introduces new measures to encourage social distancing and sustainable travel. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Climate Change and the Environment, Cllr Scott Patient said: “During the lockdown our roads have been quieter and the air cleaner. Many more people have been enjoying walking… read more … about Supporting sustainable travel>>

Calderdale Council

As part of the Active Calderdale programme, Calderdale Council is supporting residents to remain physically and mentally well, during the coronavirus lockdown period. To find out more about the impact that social distancing and guidance to stay home is having on attitudes and behaviours towards physical activity, Active Calderdale has launched a survey for residents…. read more … about Keeping Calderdale active>>

Marie's Movers

Calderdale Council is committed to promoting good mental health and wellbeing in the borough and is raising awareness of the support available to minimise the mental health impacts of COVID-19. The impacts of COVID-19 on physical health are well documented and residents should all follow national guidance on social distancing(external link) (limiting social contact to… read more … about Looking after your mental health>>

Calderdale Council

Calderdale Council is inviting people to get involved and have their say on the latest plans for Halifax leisure centre. Plans for a brand new complex on the site of the existing North Bridge Leisure Centre, have been developed and progressed as part of the Calderdale Next Chapter transformation programme. The centre aims to deliver… read more … about A leisure centre fit for the future>>

Leisure centre

The running of a recreation ground and changing rooms in Greetland could be passed to a community group, if proposals are approved by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Members will consider proposals from the community group, GOLDS, which would see the management of Goldfields Recreation Ground and changing rooms in Greetland transferred to the group on a… read more … about A sporting chance for Greetland>>

Sport England has awarded Calderdale Council’s Active Calderdale programme £2.65 million to help encourage people in the borough to become more active, more often. Cabinet will be asked to accept the grant as part of Calderdale’s Sport England local delivery pilot when it meets on Monday 10 February 2020. In 2017 Sport England chose Calderdale… read more … about £2.65m boost to get Active>>