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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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The tough terrain of the Tour de Yorkshire showed that Calderdale is a fantastic destination for skilled cyclists, but Calderdale Council is also encouraging riders of all abilities to get back in the saddle with planned improvements to cycling infrastructure in the borough. Cycling is a popular activity in Calderdale, with participation rates for the… read more … about Improving cycling facilities on the A629>>

Cllr Barry Collins

With national Clean Air Day approaching on Thursday (21 June), West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding people across the Leeds City region planning to take part, how they can plan their travel. Detail of bus and rail travel across West Yorkshire and the city region can all be found in one place on the Combined… read more … about Visit West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s www.wymetro.com to plan travel for National Clean Air Day>>

A section of the Rochdale Canal towpath between Hebden Bridge and Todmorden is to benefit from a £1.5m scheme to improve cycling and walking access, thanks to Department for Transport (DfT) funding secured by West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Calderdale Council. The successful bid, which was announced today (Tuesday 12 June), is included in a… read more … about Canal towpath around Hebden Bridge to benefit from £1.5m facelift thanks to DfT funding boost>>

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