Category Archives: Community safety

Press release from West Yorkshire Police and Calderdale Council Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team were joined by council wardens, taxi licensing, environmental health and partner agencies in West Halifax as part of a week of action. Over two days of proactive operational activity, eleven vehicles were seized for a variety of defects, 59 vehicles… read more … about Week of action in West Halifax>>

Three men have been convicted after they broke into pay and display parking machines in North Bridge car park, Halifax. They were brought to justice thanks to strong joint working arrangements in place to keep local communities safe in Calderdale.  Calderdale Council’s Parking Services, CCTV team and community safety wardens joined forces with the Police… read more … about Teaming up to keep Calderdale safe>>

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Calderdale Council is continuing to tackle issues like speeding and anti-social behaviour in the borough and is working with residents to keep communities safe. At the end of last year the Council introduced additional wardens to patrol Calderdale’s streets 24/7, to help keep the borough safe. The Council also works with residents to tackle specific… read more … about Working with residents to tackle anti-social behaviour>>

Press release from West Yorkshire Police and Calderdale Council Halifax has been awarded Purple Flag status for the seventh consecutive year for being a safe and welcoming place for a night out. Purple Flag is the gold standard for town centres, like Green Flag for parks and Blue Flag for beaches. The award scheme recognises… read more … about Halifax Retains Purple Flag Status for Seventh Year>>

This party season, Calderdale Council’s community safety wardens are out and about around the clock to help keep local communities safe. Last month, an increased number of community safety wardens started to patrol Calderdale’s streets 24/7, to help keep the borough safe and clean throughout the year. Cllr Susan Press, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for… read more … about Wardens keep Calderdale safe this festive season and all year round>>

During the recent cold weather, Calderdale Council has been making sure that any rough sleepers know the help that is available to support them. No one in Calderdale needs to sleep out in cold weather. A recent rough sleeper count across the whole borough, found six people were sleeping rough. This figure can obviously vary,… read more … about Supporting rough sleepers in Calderdale>>

Rough sleeper

Press release from West Yorkshire Police and Calderdale Council Police in Halifax are supporting the re-launch of the district’s Safe Place Scheme. Calderdale Council launched the scheme to help vulnerable people be supported when they experience any incident that takes place whilst they are out and about in Calderdale. Businesses and premises that are a… read more … about Safe Places Calderdale>>

Fifteen new community safety wardens who will soon be patrolling the streets to help keep Calderdale safe, clean and green have started their training today (Monday 2 October). Calderdale Council has increased the number of its wardens to provide a more visible presence in local areas, to help people feel safer and keep the borough… read more … about Keeping Calderdale’s communities safe, clean and green>>