Category Archives: Cycling

New, eye-catching bike racks are appearing around Halifax town centre, as part of cycle-friendly measures across the borough. Calderdale Council and the Halifax Business Improvement District (BID) have worked together to commission four new cycle storage facilities in the town. The colourful storage racks each have space for up to eight bikes and will be… read more … about New cycle stores for Halifax>>

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With one month to go until the 2019 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation have unveiled the highly anticipated race timings. Millions of spectators are expected to line the route over the four days of action which will see the Tour de Yorkshire take place between 2-5 May and the… read more … about Full race timings confirmed with one month to go to the Tour de Yorkshire!>>

Visitors to The Piece Hall in Halifax will soon be able to get up close to the prestigious Tour de Yorkshire trophies. Ahead of The Piece Hall hosting the start of stage four of the Tour de Yorkshire on Sunday 5 May, both the men’s and women’s race trophies will arrive in Calderdale on Wednesday… read more … about Tour de Yorkshire trophy tour comes to Halifax>>

TDY trophy

Wheels are in motion for a £2.1m scheme to improve cycling and walking access on a 6km section of the Rochdale Canal towpath between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden. This is part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s £60m CityConnect programme aimed at encouraging more people to travel by bike or on foot. At a meeting… read more … about Plans to boost cycling and walking access on canal towpath>>

Businesses and residents in Calderdale are invited to find out more about the Tour de Yorkshire at an upcoming roadshow event in the village of Bradshaw, near Halifax. The Tour de Yorkshire begins on Thursday 2 May, with the race coming to Calderdale on Sunday 5 May, starting from the Piece Hall in Halifax. In… read more … about Bradshaw hosts Tour de Yorkshire roadshow>>

TDY

New walking infrastructure plans for Keighley, Halifax, Dewsbury, and Wakefield and at Harehills in Leeds, and new cycling network plans in south Bradford, Brighouse, east Huddersfield, north east Leeds, and the north and south of Wakefield are being created. National and European experts are helping to develop the plans to improve conditions for people travelling… read more … about National and European experts are helping develop West Yorkshire’s new cycling and walking infrastructure plans>>

On the #CycleSuperhighway

In response to today’s announcement from Welcome to Yorkshire about the route for the Tour de Yorkshire 2019, Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader said: “Hosting the Tour de Yorkshire is a real honour and I’m delighted to learn that the Piece Hall in Halifax will feature at the start of the fourth day of… read more … about Calderdale excited to welcome the Tour de Yorkshire 2019>>

TDY 2019

People are being asked to have their say about plans for the future of Norland Moor.  Norland Moor is a well-used upland heath area above Sowerby Bridge and Greetland. It covers 93 acres and is the largest outdoor resource owned by Calderdale Council. It’s also a designated Local Nature Reserve and Local Wildlife Site.  Calderdale… read more … about Have your say on plans for Norland Moor>>