Category Archives: Active Calderdale

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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The tough terrain of the Tour de Yorkshire showed that Calderdale is a fantastic destination for skilled cyclists, but Calderdale Council is also encouraging riders of all abilities to get back in the saddle with planned improvements to cycling infrastructure in the borough. Cycling is a popular activity in Calderdale, with participation rates for the… read more … about Improving cycling facilities on the A629>>

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With national Clean Air Day approaching on Thursday (21 June), West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding people across the Leeds City region planning to take part, how they can plan their travel. Detail of bus and rail travel across West Yorkshire and the city region can all be found in one place on the Combined… read more … about Visit West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s www.wymetro.com to plan travel for National Clean Air Day>>

A section of the Rochdale Canal towpath between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden is to benefit from a £1.5m scheme to improve cycling and walking access, thanks to Department for Transport (DfT) funding secured by West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Calderdale Council. The successful bid, which was announced today (Tuesday 12 June), is included in a… read more … about Canal towpath around Hebden Bridge to benefit from £1.5m facelift thanks to DfT funding boost>>

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With just over six weeks to go until the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation have announced a record 40 teams will compete. Welcome to Yorkshire Chief Executive Sir Gary Verity shared the news at Y18 – the UK’s largest tourism event – in Bradford on Wednesday and revealed… read more … about Record number of teams unveiled for 2018 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire women’s race>>

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Schools across Calderdale have been getting moving as part of a borough-wide competition for the #activecdale Schools Cup. The Schools Cup competition runs until Friday 23 March to coincide with the BBC’s Sport Relief Week. Schools have been uploading their photos and messages to twitter showing how they’re taking part in physical activity. Each school… read more … about Schools compete for #activecdale Schools Cup>>