Category Archives: Air quality

Calderdale residents are being encouraged to take simple steps to help cut local air pollution, as part of the Council’s support for national Clean Air Day on Thursday 16 June 2022. Clean Air Day raises awareness of air pollution, how to avoid it, and the practical things people can do in their everyday lives to… read more … about Let’s make Calderdale’s air cleaner>>

Clean Air Day

Tackling climate change is a joint effort and we can all play our part. That’s why Calderdale Council is proposing to create a new Climate Action Partnership to help reduce carbon emissions as a multi-agency group, with members from the Council, Calderdale Youth Council, local businesses, the voluntary and community sector, the NHS and local… read more … about Beating climate change together>>

Zero carbon Calderdale

As discussions at COP26 this week focus on driving the global transition to zero emission transport, Calderdale Council is reflecting on its own progress to reduce transport emissions and meet ambitious net zero targets. Road transport accounts for 10% of global emissions, and its emissions are rising faster than those of any other sector. COP26… read more … about Supporting a gear change to reduce transport emissions>>

Zero carbon Calderdale

The Council is gearing up to make Calderdale’s voice heard at one of the world’s most significant climate events. Cllr Scott Patient, Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Resilience, and members of the Council’s Environmental Projects team, are attending COP26 – the 26th annual UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. They will speak up for… read more … about Calderdale climate action heads for international spotlight>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

Following a review of parking charges across the borough, changes to existing charging hours and days are being made. There are no changes to actual parking tariffs and they continue to remain low compared to neighbouring boroughs. The existing charging hours in Halifax (short stay), Hebden Bridge, Sowerby Bridge and West Vale will be extended… read more … about Changes to parking in Calderdale>>

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Calderdale Council is supporting the national campaign for Clean Air Day on Thursday 17 June 2021 and encouraging people to pledge to make a change to help support work to reduce air pollution in the borough. Improving air quality is a priority for the Council and is a really important part of the work being… read more … about Pledge your support and inspire change this Clean Air day>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

Local community and voluntary sector groups are invited to share ideas to support Calderdale’s journey towards a carbon neutral future. As a borough, Calderdale aims to be carbon neutral by 2038 at the latest, with significant progress by 2030. It’s hoped this will be achieved even sooner with in-house emissions and significant progress has already… read more … about Survey to support a carbon neutral Calderdale>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

Calderdale Council has developed a plan to inspect and monitor compliance with the conditions of the Environmental Permit granted to Calder Valley Skip Hire Ltd. At the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 8 February, an Environmental Permit was granted for the operation of a small waste incinerator plant on Belmont Industrial Estate, Rochdale… read more … about Monitoring Environmental Permit conditions for incinerator site>>

Calderdale Council

Calderdale residents can support the work to tackle climate change by opting to receive their council tax bills electronically. Calderdale Council is pledging to plant trees across the borough for every 1000 residents that switch to ebilling before the end of March 2021. Currently only 15% of Calderdale residents receive ebilling for their Council Tax…. read more … about Sign up for ebilling to support tree planting pledge>>