Category Archives: Consultation

A six week public consultation on changes to Calderdale’s draft Local Plan will take place in the New Year. Following observations from the Government appointed Local Plan Inspector, Calderdale’s Cabinet has adjusted its housing plans and now aims to deliver 997 new homes annually. To assist in delivering this number, the Council is putting an… read more … about Have your say on the Local Plan in 2020>>

Sowerby Bridge’s historic high street is set to be transformed thanks to a recent funding boost. Following a successful bid to the government’s High Streets Heritage Action Zone fund, Sowerby Bridge is to receive a share of £95million to help improve and retain its heritage features. Work is taking place with Heritage England to finalise… read more … about Enhancing the distinctive heritage of Sowerby Bridge>>

Cllr Scullion

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet last night unveiled an ambitious programme to be delivered over the next 100 days. The Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift said: “Vision2024 gives us a five year framework of what we want Calderdale to be like by the borough’s 50th birthday.  We have a range of priority areas which will… read more … about Ambitious plans for first 100 days>>

Cllr Swift

Time is running out for people to have their say on plans for a £30million scheme to improve walking, cycling and bus travel and reduce journey times between Halifax and Huddersfield. Engagement events have been taking place in Halifax, Elland and Huddersfield, where designs have been on display for the scheme – the final project in… read more … about Last chance to shape major travel improvement scheme>>

Next Chapter

The next phase of improvement works on the A629 between Halifax and Huddersfield has moved a step closer, with the submission of the planning application for the Calder and Hebble junction. The A629 is a key route through the borough, and the planned major upgrade will reduce journey times, relieve congestion and improve pedestrian and cycling… read more … about Next step for A629 improvements>>

People are being invited to have their say about the future of Halifax Rail Station, to help shape major improvement plans. Early designs for a major upgrade of Halifax Rail Station were approved by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet earlier this year. Plans are progressing well and the project is working towards submitting an outline business case… read more … about Have your say on station upgrade plans>>

Saturday 22 September is the last in a series of drop-in events for people to find out more about Calderdale Council’s planned improvements to the local road network. The event also offers a chance to see initial ideas for a Sowerby Bridge ‘masterplan’. The event at Sowerby Bridge Market runs from 10am – 2pm and… read more … about Designs on display for Sowerby Bridge masterplan>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Over 140 responses to Calderdale’s draft Local Plan have now been registered with the Council as the representation period enters its final days.  The final draft of the Local Plan was published on the Council’s website on Friday 10 August 2018, marking the start of a six week period during which members of the public,… read more … about Last chance to have your say on the Local Plan>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

There’s now less than a month for LGBTQ+ people to have their say about the support available in Calderdale and how they feel about their own mental health and wellbeing. 1 in 4 adults will experience mental health issues and national studies suggest a higher level within the LGBTQ+ community. Calderdale Council is asking anyone… read more … about Tell us what you think about our LGBTQ+ support>>