Category Archives: Environmental Health

A farmer from Halifax who failed to comply with animal health legislation to reduce the risk of Foot and Mouth Disease has been fined £4000 and ordered to pay a further £2000 in costs. Mr Simon John Tallis, age 47 of Newlands Road, Warley, Halifax appeared before Bradford and Keighley Magistrates Court on Friday 14… read more … about Calderdale farmer sentenced for animal welfare crimes>>

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A fly-tipping repeat offender is spending three months in prison after being caught dumping waste in the Halifax area.  Malcolm Alan Pinder of Halifax was caught and prosecuted after he was photographed fly-tipping on Angel Road, behind a retail park off Pellon Lane, in Halifax.  A man fitting Mr Pinder’s description had been reported to… read more … about Prison term for fly-tipping offender>>

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Local volunteers are invited to join Calderdale Council and a range of other organisations as they take to the streets of Todmorden in their latest clean up event from Friday 9 June to Tuesday 13 June. During the five days of action, the Council and partners including West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue… read more … about Help make a difference in Todmorden>>

Businesses in Calderdale are being reminded of their responsibilities for disposing of commercial waste, as Calderdale Council continues to crackdown on fly-tipping in the borough.  Nearly 10,000 local businesses have been contacted by Calderdale Council, to inform them of their duty to dispose of commercial waste correctly. Environmental Health Officers will also shortly be visiting… read more … about Crackdown on commercial waste disposal>>

Calderdale Council has launched a new scheme to help keep local people safe when getting a tattoo. The licensing and environmental health teams have set up the Tattoo Hygiene Rating Scheme to help people find registered tattooists in Calderdale that meet high standards of hygiene and professionalism. Calderdale has seen an increase in the number… read more … about New tattoo hygiene rating scheme to help protect local people>>

Calderdale food businesses who commit food hygiene offences now have the opportunity to attend hygiene awareness courses to help them to improve.  This innovative scheme allows offending businesses, who may formerly have faced prosecution, the alternative option of attending Calderdale Council’s Food Hygiene and Safety Awareness Course, to educate them in the importance of hygiene… read more … about New course of action for hygiene offenders>>

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On Friday 27 January at Bradford Magistrates Court, Mr Christopher Holroyd of Kershaw House public house and restaurant in Luddendenfoot was found guilty of 36 offences relating to poor hygiene, cleaning, pest control and traceability, as well as selling unfit food and being obstructive when officers were taking evidence. Mr Holroyd has been fined £14,129.11. On… read more … about Illegal meat costs business over £14,000>>