Category Archives: Environment

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>>

Calderdale Way

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

Two new Calderdale Council apprentices are taking the ‘Don’t Muck About’ anti-litter message out into the Calderdale community. Joel Duncan and Rachael Crane are the Council’s new Apprentice Litter Champions, funded by the Community Foundation for Calderdale and Halifax Rotary Club. They will be visiting local schools and community groups and explaining the impact of… read more … about Champions ‘Don’t Muck About’ with anti-litter message>>

Litter Champions

Press release from the Environment Agency People living in the Stubbing Holme Road neighbourhood of Hebden Bridge are being urged to drop in to an event to find out more about proposals to protect their properties from flooding. This is the proposed first phase of work carried out by Environment Agency, in partnership with Calderdale… read more … about Drop-in to find out about plans to protect a Hebden Bridge neighbourhood from flooding>>

Flooding waves