Category Archives: Environment

Calderdale Council’s plans to keep the borough safe and moving this winter, and proposals for improved salt storage from next winter, will be discussed at the Cabinet meeting on Monday 1 October 2018. Cllr Susan Press, the Council’s Cabinet Member for Communities and Neighbourhood Services, said: “We always start planning for winter well in advance… read more … about Getting ready for winter>>

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>>

Voting is now open for the nationwide search for Britain’s favourite park and Calderdale has seven parks in the running.  The Green Flag Award Scheme is asking the nation to have its say and decide which parks and green spaces should receive the People’s Choice Award for being the UK’s favourites.  As Green Flag Award… read more … about Help put Calderdale parks on the map>>

Clay House Community Group

The A629 Salterhebble to Shaw Hill transport scheme is due to enter one of its last major stages, as overnight road resurfacing work is scheduled to start at the end of August. The existing road surface will be replaced in phases along the route, marking a significant milestone in Calderdale Council’s project to help drive… read more … about Next major milestone for Salterhebble to Shaw Hill scheme>>

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Local people are being invited to find out more and have their say about plans for the Calder and Hebble Junction of the A629. The planned major upgrade of the A629 Calder and Hebble Junction has received funding through the West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund, and the Leeds City Region Growth Deal – a £1 billion… read more … about Tell us what you think about plans for A629 Calder and Hebble Junction>>

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Two summer rangers are patrolling Calderdale’s countryside to keep people safe and help manage reservoir sites during the peak visitor season. Calderdale Council has welcomed Helen Marriott and Phillip King to the temporary roles in its Countryside Service, with the support of Yorkshire Water. Funded by the Council and Yorkshire Water, summer rangers are appointed… read more … about Looking after Calderdale’s countryside>>

The Calderdale Way is turning 40, and to celebrate Calderdale Council is looking for photographs that illustrate what makes it such an amazing walk. The Calderdale Way is one of the most popular walking routes in the borough, taking in 50 miles of countryside throughout the hills, moors and valleys. The route was marked out… read more … about Get snapping for Calderdale Way birthday>>

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Yorkshire Day 2017 – what a day, and what a year it’s been since! Wednesday 1 August 2018 – Yorkshire Day – marks one year since The Piece Hall reopened after its remarkable transformation. The Piece Hall project has transformed one of Britain’s most significant heritage buildings into an outstanding international destination, which is having… read more … about The incredible impacts of the Piece Hall transformation>>

Piece Hall