Category Archives: Countryside

Calderdale Council is reminding visitors to the borough’s outdoor spaces or countryside sites to act responsibly and respect the local environment, people and animals. As more people spend time outdoors enjoying the Calderdale countryside, walking, running or cycling, it’s important to remember The Countryside Code(external link) to help to look after the environment. The code… read more … about Safely sharing space in our countryside>>

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Calderdale Council is asking for the cooperation of residents and visitors to help to keep the borough’s parks and countryside safe and clean. The recent hot weather and the easing of lockdown restrictions has led to Calderdale parks and countryside sites being incredibly busy, which has caused a number of major issues, including problems with… read more … about Respecting the countryside and keeping safe>>

Cllr Press

In response to today’s announcement(external link) from Welcome to Yorkshire about the route for the Tour de Yorkshire 2020 Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader said: “We’re excited that Calderdale will once again host this year’s Tour de Yorkshire, with today’s route announcement revealing that the borough will play its biggest role yet in race… read more … about Tour de Yorkshire 2020 – routes announced>>

A Calderdale resident has been ordered to pay over £1000 for breach of an enforcement notice requiring the removal of scrap vehicles and building materials from land in Colden, Hebden Bridge. Michael Czabaniuk, 60, of High House Farm, Colden, was found to be storing scrap vehicles, building materials and other plant, vehicles and machinery on… read more … about Resident fined for planning breach>>

Calderdale Council

Plans for a new wetland nature reserve at Brearley Fields will be on show at Mytholmroyd Christmas Market on Saturday 16 November. The scheme will improve biodiversity and the river environment, boost flood attenuation and bring health and wellbeing benefits to people in the adjacent villages of Mytholmroyd and Luddendenfoot. The area was severely affected… read more … about See new plans for Brearley Fields wetland reserve>>

Flood

The Calderdale Flood Action Plan is three years old this October and to acknowledge this important milestone, Calderdale Council and its partners are reflecting on key areas of progress since 2016.  Created following the floods of Boxing Day 2015, the plan aims to reduce the impact of flooding and build resilience for future events. The… read more … about Marking the third anniversary of the Calderdale Flood Action Plan>>

Flood

A programme of tree planting is taking place in Calderdale, with over 100 new trees planted over the last month and more planned over the coming months and years. The benefits of tree planting are well documented; they absorb carbon dioxide and improve air quality, plus they can assist in the prevention of flooding, encourage… read more … about Council branches out with tree planting programme>>

Tree planting taking place