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Press release from the Environment Agency People living and working in Mytholmroyd are invited to meet the construction team who are building the flood defence scheme to protect 400 homes and businesses in the village. A construction open day is being held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre on Thursday 22 March, 11am-8pm, for members of the… read more … about Meet the team constructing vital flood defences to protect Mytholmroyd>>


Communities across the county will be welcoming the official Tour de Yorkshire trophies when they set off on their own tour this month.  Both the men’s and women’s trophies will visit each of the start and finish towns on their travels – of which there are eight this year due to the tour extending to… read more … about Communities gear up to welcome Tour de Yorkshire trophies>>

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West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding the county’s bus users that there will be timetable changes over the weekend of Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February. In Bradford, the main change involves services operating between Bradford and Eldwick via Bingley. Services 616 and the new 619 will run a co-ordinated half-hourly service to Eldwick on… read more … about Changes to some West Yorkshire Bus Services over weekend of Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 February>>


Over 5,000 tonnes of soil and rubble have been removed from Salterhebble Hill during road improvements to tackle congestion along the A629.  Work began in August 2017, and after five months on site, it’s on track to be completed this summer.  The ambitious scheme includes widening Salterhebble Hill to four lanes; installing new traffic light… read more … about Nailing traffic flow at Salterhebble>>

Joint press release with the Environment Agency James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency paid a visit to the Calder Valley yesterday to see first- hand the hard work being carried out to protect properties and businesses from flooding. He met with representatives from the Calderdale Flood Partnership Board, including Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale… read more … about Fact-finding visit to see work to reduce flooding in Calderdale>>

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Calderdale Council’s Cabinet has revealed budget proposals which will support a significant increase in investment in social care, to help meet rising demand over the next three years. The Council has already planned to increase funding for adults’ and children’s social care over the next three years, within its medium term financial strategy. This allocated… read more … about Balancing the budget to protect vulnerable people>>

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The next steps for the proposed Clifton Business Park and Enterprise Zone, which could create around 1,300 jobs, will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 15 January 2018. The Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to transform a large site at Clifton near… read more … about Plans progress for Clifton Business Park>>

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Work by West Yorkshire Combined Authority to promote cycling and walking received a boost today in the form of an extra £640,000 from the government’s Cycling and Walking to Work Fund. In April this year, the Combined Authority was awarded £1.5m from the Fund. Its CityConnect team have been using it to help people in… read more … about West Yorkshire Combined Authority welcomes additional £640,000 funding to encourage active travel>>