Category Archives: Cycling

Pupils returning to school in Calderdale have seen the roads around some of their schools transformed into safer spaces – supporting active travel, such as walking and cycling. After a successful trial period at schools earlier this year, Calderdale Council has introduced School Streets(external link) at nine schools in the borough. This means that the… read more … about Safer streets for schools>>

School streets at St Mary's, Halifax

COVID-19 health messages are on the move in Calderdale, with mobile billboards going right into the heart of our communities to share important advice. Teams will be pedalling their way across the borough on ‘ad bikes’ displaying messages about how to stay safe and play our part to reduce the spread of the virus. From… read more … about Calderdale gets cycling to tackle COVID-19>>

Above Halifax

Plans to transform the road network around Brighouse are moving forward, with work taking place to develop the A641 improvement scheme.  The A641 is a key route through Brighouse and connects Huddersfield and Bradford; on an average day it carries around 38,000 vehicles.  A number of transport related issues are currently experienced on the road,… read more … about Next steps for A641 project>>

Next Chapter

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>>

Walshaw

Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee has given the go ahead for ambitious plans to transform Halifax town centre.  At the meeting on Tuesday 16 June, members approved the latest designs for the A629 Phase 2, Halifax town centre project, which sets out plans for improving the town’s layout for both pedestrians and vehicles and delivering environmental… read more … about Major town centre project gets the green light at planning>>

Town centre

Cyclists and pedestrians will be actively supported across Calderdale as the Council introduces new measures to encourage social distancing and sustainable travel. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Climate Change and the Environment, Cllr Scott Patient said: “During the lockdown our roads have been quieter and the air cleaner. Many more people have been enjoying walking… read more … about Supporting sustainable travel>>

Calderdale Council

As part of the fight against the spread of Coronavirus (COVID19), Welcome to Yorkshire and the Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) have made the joint decision to postpone the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race. The event is one of the best supported races in the cycling calendar but the safety… read more … about 2020 Tour de Yorkshire postponed due to COVID 19>>

The running of a recreation ground and changing rooms in Greetland could be passed to a community group, if proposals are approved by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Members will consider proposals from the community group, GOLDS, which would see the management of Goldfields Recreation Ground and changing rooms in Greetland transferred to the group on a… read more … about A sporting chance for Greetland>>

With three months to go to the 2020 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire have unveiled numerous locations across the county where they will be hosting roadshows in the lead up to the race. A list of locations (including dates, times and venues) can be found here: letouryorkshire.com/roadshows(external link)  The roadshows aim get people… read more … about Locations announced for 2020 Tour de Yorkshire roadshows!>>

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