Category Archives: Enforcement

Calderdale Council is cracking down on the illegal dumping of waste in the borough, with new technology making reporting and catching the culprits easier. Between January and the end of March this year, the Council received over 1000 reports of waste being dumped. In each case the report is investigated and evidence collected to find… read more … about Tackling fly tipping with help of new technology>>

Councillor Jenny Lynn

Ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend, Calderdale Council is reminding residents and landowners of the risk of wildfires on local moorlands and how they can be prevented. Large and preventable moorland fires cause a significant strain on resources. Calderdale Council continues to work with partners at West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service and West Yorkshire… read more … about Staying safe and protecting our distinctive moorland>>

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Calderdale Council has developed a plan to inspect and monitor compliance with the conditions of the Environmental Permit granted to Calder Valley Skip Hire Ltd. At the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 8 February, an Environmental Permit was granted for the operation of a small waste incinerator plant on Belmont Industrial Estate, Rochdale… read more … about Monitoring Environmental Permit conditions for incinerator site>>

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In response to today’s Government announcement about local COVID-19 restrictions(external link), the Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift, said:  “We know that local people will be disappointed that the additional restrictions on household gatherings are still in place in the Halifax constituency. With the recent steady reduction in Calderdale’s COVID-19 rates, we had hoped… read more … about Local household restrictions still apply in Halifax>>

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Blue badge holders with expired or soon to expire badges are encouraged to renew as soon as possible. The blue badge scheme is a national parking permit scheme allowing people with severe mobility issues to park closer to their destination. Blue badges normally last for three years. However in response to COVID-19, the Department for… read more … about Time is running out for 2020 blue badge renewals>>

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A bar in Halifax has been closed until further notice, after persistently breaking rules to protect staff and customers from the risk of COVID-19. Calderdale Council directed Bar Rouge in Halifax town centre to close to the public from Sunday 23 August. There was a serious risk to health due to social distancing issues and… read more … about Council closes bar for breaking COVID-19 rules>>

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Calderdale Council continues to work with licensed premises to help them operate safely and protect customers, staff and the community from the ongoing risk of COVID-19. On Saturday 4 July, many Calderdale pubs, restaurants, hotels and other hospitality businesses started to reopen in line with national guidance. As the virus is still in our communities… read more … about Council takes action against 14 licensed premises>>

COVID

Calderdale Council and West Yorkshire Police are working together to help keep local people safe during the COVID-19 ‘stay at home’ period. The Government’s guidance on staying at home and away from others (social distancing)(external link) is in place across the country to protect the NHS and save lives. To reduce the spread of the… read more … about Keeping our communities safe during lockdown>>

Partnership patrol in Halifax

The Council’s application for an injunction has been granted in the High Court against the operatives of an illegal waste site at the former Calder Brickworks in Elland. Planning enforcement officers from Calderdale Council have visited the site on several occasions and have found evidence to suggest an alleged breach of planning control and continued… read more … about Council takes serious enforcement action at former brickworks>>

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