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More than 2,500 people visited the new Central Library and Archives and Halifax Visitor Information Centre on their official opening day on Saturday 9 September. Fun family activities took place throughout the day, from poetry and music to ukulele sessions and a Branwell Brontë tribute. Leading architectural historian, writer and TV broadcaster, Dr Jonathan Foyle… read more … about Thousands visit new library and visitor centre>>

There are just over two weeks left for local people to have their say on the draft plans for housing, employment, infrastructure and open spaces in Calderdale over the next 15 years. Over 1,500 comments have already been made on Calderdale’s initial draft Local Plan. However, the Council is urging more people to share their… read more … about Local Plan – still time to have your say>>

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We’re fully prepared for the high winds and rain forecast for tonight and tomorrow morning. Our forestry and safer, cleaner, greener teams are on standby 24/7 as a precaution and we’re continuing to make preparations and monitor weather conditions. The Council uses Twitter to keep residents informed during local emergencies or extreme weather. Follow us… read more … about Preparations for Storm Aileen>>

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An array of fun family activities will mark the official opening of Calderdale’s impressive new Central Library and Archives on Saturday 9 September. This will come after an exciting first week for the bright, modern facility, which opens to the public on Tuesday 5 September in its new home next to The Piece Hall and… read more … about Book it in – official opening of striking new library>>

Changes to parking in Halifax town centre will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at the next meeting on Monday 4 September 2017. If approved the new Halifax Parking Strategy would guide planning and investment decisions within the town centre. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economic Development, Cllr Barry Collins said: It’s crucial… read more … about Parking strategy to get the green light>>

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On GCSE results day 2017, Cllr Megan Swift, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “Congratulations to all the young people in Calderdale who have worked really hard for their GCSE results. Every student should be proud of their achievements – well done! I wish you all a successful future.  … read more … about GCSE results – congratulations!>>

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The Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift, has backed a statement issued yesterday by Northern city leaders calling for substantial new investment by the government in the transport infrastructure linking the cities of the North. The statement was issued at the conclusion of the Transport Summit held yesterday in Leeds and was signed by… read more … about Leader backs call for voice for the North>>

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