Category Archives: Active Calderdale

Wheels are in motion for a £2.1m scheme to improve cycling and walking access on a 6km section of the Rochdale Canal towpath between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden. This is part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s £60m CityConnect programme aimed at encouraging more people to travel by bike or on foot. At a meeting… read more … about Plans to boost cycling and walking access on canal towpath>>

New opening hours will soon be in place at Todmorden Sports Centre.  The programme at the centre will be changing from Monday 7 January 2019, to better reflect the usage of the site.  A recent review of activity usage at all Calderdale sports facilities showed that footfall at the centre was relatively low early in… read more … about Changes to timetable at Todmorden Sports Centre>>

Following substantial damage to North Bridge Leisure Centre on Friday due to a burst water main, staff are working hard to reopen parts of the centre tomorrow (Tuesday 11 December). The entire ground floor of the centre suffered extensive water damage, with all carpets, equipment and electricals ruined. Over the weekend, staff from across the… read more … about Update on North Bridge Leisure Centre>>

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The Calderdale Way is turning 40, and to celebrate Calderdale Council is looking for photographs that illustrate what makes it such an amazing walk. The Calderdale Way is one of the most popular walking routes in the borough, taking in 50 miles of countryside throughout the hills, moors and valleys. The route was marked out… read more … about Get snapping for Calderdale Way birthday>>

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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?>>

Three major schemes for Calderdale will reach the next stage of preparation when they are discussed at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee on 4 July 2018. Two Corridor Improvement Programmes will be considered which would encourage active travel by improving highway facilities for all users, especially walkers and cyclists; reduce accidents and improve air… read more … about Next steps for the Next Chapter>>

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