Category Archives: Health

A new memorial honouring people who have lost their lives or been seriously injured at work will be unveiled in Halifax on international Workers’ Memorial Day (Saturday 28 April 2018). Calderdale Council and Calderdale UNISON have joined forces to install a permanent memorial stone outside the new Central Library and Archives, to provide a lasting… read more … about Remembering workers who lost their lives>>

Plans to improve air quality in Calderdale are being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Members will consider the new Calderdale Low Emission Strategy and Air Quality Action Plan, which aim to address air quality issues around the borough. Although air pollution levels in Calderdale are generally in line with air quality objectives, the levels of… read more … about Tackling air pollution in Calderdale>>

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Calderdale is paving the way to creating a more active and healthy workforce, as the first West Yorkshire District to have both the council and it’s largest training provider, Calderdale College, accredited as Walk Friendly Workplaces.  The CityConnect Walk Friendly Workplace scheme, delivered by Living Streets the UK charity for everyday walking, supports workplaces to… read more … about Calderdale steps up>>


The Calderdale Food Network has achieved membership of the Sustainable Food Cities Network, supporting the Calderdale Food Network’s efforts to make local, healthy and sustainable food available to everyone. The Calderdale Food Network has been developed by the Soil Association’s Food for Life programme, which is funded by Calderdale Council and the Calderdale Clinical Commissioning… read more … about Plan to transform Calderdale food culture wins national recognition>>


Mixenden residents are set to benefit from new healthcare, library and retail facilities all under one roof, after planning permission was given for a vibrant new district centre. Calderdale Council, Caritas and Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group are working together to create a transformational new hub for Mixenden, to provide a doctors’ surgery, pharmacy, library and… read more … about Milestone for Mixenden district centre plans>>