Category Archives: Environment

Press release from West Yorkshire Police and Calderdale Council Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team were joined by council wardens, taxi licensing, environmental health and partner agencies in West Halifax as part of a week of action. Over two days of proactive operational activity, eleven vehicles were seized for a variety of defects, 59 vehicles… read more … about Week of action in West Halifax>>

The awards just keep on coming! The latest wins for the Piece Hall transformation and Central Library and Archives project are for architectural excellence at the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) Yorkshire 2018 Awards. The incredible Piece Hall and library in Halifax were on a shortlist of 13 buildings, and they scooped not one… read more … about More awards for The Piece Hall and Central Library and Archives>>

Calderdale Council’s ambitious 15 year plan, which will create new homes and stimulate employment growth across the borough, will move a step closer when the Cabinet discusses the final draft of the Local Plan on Monday 11 June 2018. The plan will help shape the future of the borough, supporting the Council’s Vision 2024 to… read more … about Local Plan for growth moves a step closer>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

At the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 11 June, members will discuss an application for an Environmental Permit from Calder Valley Skip Hire Ltd. Calder Valley Skip Hire has applied for the permit to operate a small waste incinerator plant on Mearclough Road in Sowerby Bridge. Due to the level of public interest… read more … about Cabinet to consider Environmental Permit plans>>

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Tristram Hunt chooses top ten Industry, Trade & Commerce places that help tell A History of England in 100 Places Tristram Hunt, Director of the V&A, judges the Industry, Trade & Commerce category from hundreds of public nominations in Historic England’s campaign Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places, sponsored by Ecclesiastical Insurance The… read more … about Tristram Hunt chooses top ten Industry, Trade & Commerce places that help tell a History of England in 100 Places>>

Spring is now hopefully truly underway and many people will be out and about enjoying the countryside and the extensive network of public rights of way in Calderdale. Farmers have also endured a long winter and their livestock including cattle and calves will also soon be appearing in the fields. Calderdale Council would like to… read more … about Staying safe in Calderdale’s countryside>>

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A fly tipper in Calderdale is counting the cost for his actions after he was prosecuted for dumping bags of waste in Elland. Ainsley Stevenson, 20, from Elland pleaded guilty to fly tipping offences after dumping four bags of waste on land off Plains Lane in Elland. He was fined a total of £427, plus… read more … about Love Calderdale – hate fly tipping>>

Calderdale Council has been given the green light from the Government to continue working on its draft Local Plan. In November 2017 the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government contacted several local authorities, including Calderdale Council, warning that any significant delays to the adoption of the Local Plan would lead to direct intervention by… read more … about Green light for Council on Local Plan>>

Thirteen buildings have been shortlisted for RIBA Yorkshire (Royal Institute of British Architects) 2018 Awards; the winners will be announced at an Awards evening at The Museum Gardens, York on Thursday 24 May. The buildings that have been shortlisted are: Albert Works, Sheffield by Cartwright Pickard Architects Leeds College of Music, Leeds by Group Ginger… read more … about 13 buildings shortlisted for RIBA Yorkshire 2018 Awards>>