Category Archives: Distinctiveness

Calderdale residents are being asked to share their thoughts about what it’s like to live in the borough to help inform ambitions for the future. The Vision perception survey gathers the views of local residents each year to help shape the Vision for Calderdale, as the borough approaches its 50th birthday in the year 2024…. read more … about Have your say and help shape Calderdale’s future>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Calderdale Council is investing further in an exciting future for North Halifax, in support of our vision to create vibrant and sustainable places with new and improved services for our communities. The communities of North Halifax are situated on the outskirts of the town centre and made up of the wards of Ovenden and Illingworth… read more … about Investing in the future of North Halifax>>

Cllr Tim Swift

A brand new, top-class leisure centre and swimming pool for Halifax could move a step closer to construction, as Cabinet Members discuss the next stages of the ambitious project to bring major benefits to the whole community. At Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 17 January, Members will consider whether to recommend to Full Council… read more … about A vision for sport and leisure in Halifax>>

As the focus of discussions at COP26 over the weekend turned to nature and sustainable land use, Calderdale Council is highlighting the importance of Natural Flood Management (NFM) to tackle flood risk in the borough. One of the key themes at COP26, the UN’s annual Climate Change Conference underway in Glasgow, is the importance of… read more … about The importance of nature in tackling the effects of climate change>>

NFM

Over 200 people enjoyed celebrations to mark the reopening of Todmorden Town Hall ballroom, following extensive refurbishment.  The ballroom was officially reopened by the Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Chris Pillai and the Mayor of Todmorden, Cllr Patricia Taylor, with both commenting on the impressive new décor. The new look for the Town Hall is part… read more … about Having a ball at Todmorden Town Hall>>

Todmorden Town Hall ballroom

The importance of culture in Calderdale’s recovery from the impacts of the pandemic is being discussed by the Council’s Cabinet. An ambitious and far-reaching draft cultural strategy will be presented to the Cabinet at their meeting on Monday 4 October. It has been developed to harness the power of the borough’s unique culture and heritage… read more … about Putting culture at the heart of the borough’s recovery>>

Shibden

Residents and businesses around the Brighouse area, as well as those living, working or travelling along the A641 from Bradford to Kirklees, are being asked to share feedback on a shortlist of plans to improve infrastructure and connections on the route. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and in collaboration with… read more … about Help shape final plans for A641 improvements>>

A641

Calderdale organisations, including community groups, charities and schools can now apply for funding from the £1million Climate Emergency Fund, to support projects aimed at reducing carbon emissions in the borough Calderdale Council is working in partnership with Community Foundation for Calderdale (CFFC) to launch the £1million fund to enable local communities to lead work to… read more … about Launch of £1million Climate Emergency Fund>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

Shibden Hall is 600 years old and as part of work planned to celebrate, Calderdale Council is asking visitors to share their memories, stories or photographs of the Hall, or any creative work influenced by Shibden’s present or past. The first reference to Shibden Hall was in 1420/21, meaning the iconic Calderdale building is celebrating… read more … about Share your memories of Shibden for 600th anniversary celebrations>>

Shibden