Category Archives: Distinctiveness

Passionate business and community representatives in Brighouse and Todmorden are invited to apply for roles on the newly created Town Deal Boards, to help shape improvements in each town. In November 2019, the Government announced that both Brighouse and Todmorden would be invited to bid for funding as part of its brand new multi-million pound ‘Town… read more … about Help shape the future of Brighouse and Todmorden>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Residents and businesses in and around Brighouse are invited to share their thoughts on exciting improvement plans for the town. A draft masterplan has been created for Brighouse town centre in partnership with the Brighouse Town Development Board, which is made up of Council representatives as well as local businesses and residents of Brighouse.  The plan… read more … about Have your say on plans for Brighouse>>

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BAFTA-winning writer Sally Wainwright has been made a Freewoman of the Borough of Calderdale – the highest honour that Calderdale Council can award – in recognition of her extraordinary contribution to the area. Sally has placed the beauty and distinctiveness of Calderdale firmly on the international map through her acclaimed TV dramas – Gentleman Jack,… read more … about Sally Wainwright awarded Freedom of the Borough>>

Sally Wainwright at Shibden Hall

Plans to transform Halifax town centre are moving forward, with the latest designs submitted for planning consent. Designs for the area between Halifax rail station and The Piece Hall, known as the ‘Eastern Gateway’, have been redeveloped, following the listing of the former Hughes Corporation building. The improvements to the scheme now fully incorporate the… read more … about Town centre project moving forward>>

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People are being asked to comment on plans for a new bus station in Halifax, which is due to be completed by 2023. West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Calderdale Council’s £15.4 million scheme aims to deliver a modern, fit for purpose facility that complements the surrounding heritage, public realm and urban fabric of Halifax town… read more … about People invited to have their say on plans for new £15.4 million bus station in Halifax>>

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After its most successful year ever, Shibden Hall will close for winter from Christmas Eve, to ensure it’s ready for what’s set to be another busy season. The Hall will be open seven days a week up to and including Christmas Eve  (normal opening is 10am-4pm, Christmas Eve opening is 10am-3pm), and will reopen from… read more … about Winter break for Shibden Hall>>

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On Saturday 7 December, Bankfield Museum is hosting a special Christmas Craft Fair event. The fair will be held from 10am-4pm and the museum will be packed with stalls offering a wide variety of local crafts and produce just in time for Christmas. Visitors can also enjoy the fantastic exhibitions currently on display at Bankfield,… read more … about Christmas crafts at Bankfield Museum>>

Bankfield

The hard work and dedication of Calderdale Council staff, volunteers and local partner organisations was celebrated at the annual Our Stars awards ceremony on Thursday 7 November. The Council held its Our Stars awards event at The Venue in Barkisland, to recognise the amazing efforts of talented Calderdale staff and partners over the last year…. read more … about Celebrating Our Stars>>

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A six week public consultation on changes to Calderdale’s draft Local Plan will take place in the New Year. Following observations from the Government appointed Local Plan Inspector, Calderdale’s Cabinet has adjusted its housing plans and now aims to deliver 997 new homes annually. To assist in delivering this number, the Council is putting an… read more … about Have your say on the Local Plan in 2020>>