Category Archives: Community safety

Work begins this week to install fencing on North Bridge in Halifax, as part of Calderdale Council’s wider suicide prevention plan. At the end of last year, new CCTV cameras were installed, which have already been used to alert the Council and partners to vulnerable people on the bridge. Additional works are now taking place… read more … about Preventing suicide in Calderdale>>

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Calderdale Council is looking at a new approach to dealing with anti-social behaviour and other offences like fly-tipping, planning breaches and dangerous housing conditions.  A full review of enforcement across the Council has been carried out and a new, more efficient, ‘firm but fair’ approach is being proposed, which makes the most of Council resources. … read more … about A new approach to enforcement>>

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>>