Category Archives: Cycling

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>>


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>>

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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>>

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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>>

Funding for four major investment projects in Calderdale will be considered at the meeting of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority in Leeds on Thursday 2 August.  The Combined Authority is being asked to approve £14 million of funding for the four schemes which would deliver highways and cycling improvements and the construction of new, affordable… read more … about Next step for major Calderdale projects>>

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The 2018 Tour de Yorkshire boosted the county’s economy by a massive £98 MILLION, independent research shows today. A record 2.6 million spectators lined the route over the four days of action between 3-6 May and overall spend was UP 54% on 2017 to £97,973,806. Accommodation spend also increased 49% year on year and non-accommodation… read more … about Tour de Yorkshire boosts county’s economy by £98 Million!>>

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Three major schemes for Calderdale will reach the next stage of preparation when they are discussed at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee on 4 July 2018. Two Corridor Improvement Programmes will be considered which would encourage active travel by improving highway facilities for all users, especially walkers and cyclists; reduce accidents and improve air… read more … about Next steps for the Next Chapter>>

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Funding of over £2 million has been awarded to Calderdale Council by the Department for Transport to help improve road safety in the borough. As part of the Government’s Safer Roads Fund, the Council will receive nearly £1.5 million for safety improvements on the A6033 north from Hebden Bridge to Cock Hill. The route is… read more … about Funding boost for road safety in Calderdale>>

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