Category Archives: Environment

Press release from Calderdale Council and Northern Powergrid: An upgraded electricity substation is being installed next to the market area in Hebden Bridge next week, as part of Northern Powergrid’s investment to boost the resilience of its network in the Upper Calder Valley. During the Boxing Day 2015 floods, a number of substations were affected… read more … about New electricity substation to help boost power network resilience>>

A well-used bridge in Todmorden has been improved for the local community and visitors, after a £20,000 project was completed nearly a year ahead of schedule. The Todmorden Town Board identified the need to spruce up the Golden Lion road bridge, and funded the project. Calderdale Council, in partnership with national waterways and wellbeing charity… read more … about Bridge improved for community ahead of schedule>>

Calderdale families are benefiting from seven new affordable homes on Hopwood Lane in Halifax. Calderdale Council and Connect Housing worked together to provide the much-needed family homes for affordable rent, which are part-funded through the Homes England Affordable Homes Programme. The houses were completed in March 2018 and families moved in from April. Since then,… read more … about New homes make a difference to Calderdale families>>

Two major milestones were achieved last month in the project to transform the Northgate site in Halifax. Renovation plans for the former Council offices and the old Central Library have now taken a step forward, with full planning permission for the site granted on Friday 21 September. Work to strip out the former library building is also… read more … about Making progress at Northgate, Halifax>>

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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