Category Archives: Housing

A £6.5 million project to strengthen the hillside, improve drainage and boost flood resilience at Scout Road in Mytholmroyd is now complete. The Boxing Day 2015 floods caused a landslip which blocked Scout Road and led to the temporary relocation of Scout Road Academy and the evacuation of nearly 20 homes for safety reasons. As… read more … about Major works now complete on Scout Road flood recovery scheme>>

Scout Road

Press release from Calderdale Council and Together Housing A plan to bring affordable homes, training and jobs to Calderdale over the next five years has moved a step closer, after Calderdale Council and Together Housing Group signed an investment partnership agreement to bring forward development worth over £70 million. The Calderdale Together Housing Investment Partnership… read more … about Green light for new affordable homes>>

The owner of an award-winning fish and chip shop and small property company has taken steps to safeguard his property following the floods that swept through his street on Boxing Day 2015.  Tony Pollard of Grandma Pollard’s Chippy in Walsden, has purchased custom-made barriers featuring his business logo to provide protection against future flooding, with… read more … about Walsden shop owner protects his premises from flooding>>

A proposed new housing scheme to help older people and residents with dementia to live independently has moved a step forward. A planning application has been submitted for 65 purpose-built apartments in Rastrick, offering affordable new homes, activity areas and facilities all under one roof. Calderdale Council and Home Group, a not-for-profit housing provider, are… read more … about Proposed new homes offer older people independence>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Local people are being asked to have their say on proposals to transform the Beech Hill area of Halifax. Calderdale Council, Together Housing and other organisations have listened to residents and recognise that the area would benefit from regeneration. They continue to explore options to make this happen. To keep the community involved in the… read more … about Have your say on Beech Hill regeneration>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

During the recent cold weather, Calderdale Council has been making sure that any rough sleepers know the help that is available to support them. No one in Calderdale needs to sleep out in cold weather. A recent rough sleeper count across the whole borough, found six people were sleeping rough. This figure can obviously vary,… read more … about Supporting rough sleepers in Calderdale>>

Rough sleeper

A Mytholmroyd resident has described how a flood grant from the Council has helped to put his mind at rest after he was flooded in 2012 and again on Boxing Day 2015.  Using the funding, which entitled homeowners to a flood survey and flood resilience work worth up to £5,000, Roger Barr had his home… read more … about Resilience grant gives flooded homeowner peace of mind>>

Flooding waves

The review of fire safety in buildings across Calderdale is now complete and the recommendations will be discussed by the Council’s Cabinet on Monday 6 November. Calderdale Council called for the local review after the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London. Organisations supporting the review include the Council, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service… read more … about Fire safety review findings to be discussed>>

Cllr Swift

Calderdale Council is asking residents, local businesses, charities and community groups to comment on the planning policies which are included within the draft Local Plan consultation. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Planning, Housing and Environment, Cllr Daniel Sutherland said: “The consultation on our draft Local Plan is now well underway and we’ve already received a… read more … about Council calls for views on Local Plan policies>>

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