Category Archives: Events

Friday 8 May marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe and Calderdale Council is marking the occasion in a very 21st Century fashion. Due to Coronavirus restrictions, many VE Day 75 events have had to be cancelled or postponed. However, the Council will be using its digital channels to… read more … about Celebrating the anniversary of VE Day in Calderdale>>

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Shibden Hall will reopen on Saturday 14 March following its winter closure period. During the closure, staff have been hard at work ensuring the historic home and its collections are preserved. The Hall and barn have been thoroughly cleaned alongside a programme of careful conservation work on many of the objects on display. Improvements have… read more … about Shibden Hall reopens to visitors>>

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The running of a recreation ground and changing rooms in Greetland could be passed to a community group, if proposals are approved by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Members will consider proposals from the community group, GOLDS, which would see the management of Goldfields Recreation Ground and changing rooms in Greetland transferred to the group on a… read more … about A sporting chance for Greetland>>

As Valentine’s Day approaches, visitors to Todmorden Town Hall are able to discover the romantic history of the building at the next free taster tour. On Sunday 2 February at 2pm, the latest in a series of tours will take place at Todmorden Town Hall, this time focusing on the romance of the building. The… read more … about Make a date with Todmorden Town Hall>>

In response to today’s announcement(external link) from Welcome to Yorkshire about the route for the Tour de Yorkshire 2020 Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader said: “We’re excited that Calderdale will once again host this year’s Tour de Yorkshire, with today’s route announcement revealing that the borough will play its biggest role yet in race… read more … about Tour de Yorkshire 2020 – routes announced>>

Nominations are now open for the first ever Staying Well Awards, celebrating Calderdale’s community heroes. Initially launched by Calderdale Council with initial funding contributions from the Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group, the Staying Well project has been supporting adults across the borough for the last five years, aiming to improve their health and wellbeing. The project… read more … about Staying Well Awards – Celebrating kindness in Calderdale>>

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An innovative new basketball-style bin in Calderdale will encourage people to ‘slam dunk their junk’ to help in the fight against litter. Calderdale Council and the Community Foundation for Calderdale came up with this winning idea to inspire people to bin their rubbish and reduce litter on the streets in a fun and engaging way…. read more … about Don’t drop it, dunk it!>>

Wildlife conservation charity Froglife, along with partners Calderdale Council, Amphibian and Reptile Groups of the UK (ARG UK) and Halifax Scientific Society are hosting a Toad Summit on Saturday 25 January at North Bridge Leisure Centre in Halifax. Members of the public, academics and Toads on Roads volunteers have been invited to be a part… read more … about Charity Froglife and partners to host a West Yorkshire Toad Summit>>

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