Category Archives: Housing

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>>

Have your say

More than £500,000 to be spent on target homes across Calderdale  More than 100 households across Calderdale will save money on their energy bills thanks to an investment into energy efficiency measures for expensive to insulate homes.  Funding is being made available by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority that will mean 115 properties will have… read more … about More than 100 homes to benefit from better insulation thanks to new funding>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

The Beech Hill area of Halifax is set to benefit from an investment of over £300k, after Calderdale Council and Together Housing submitted a successful bid to the government’s Estate Regeneration Fund. The Beech Hill area is conveniently located just minutes from Halifax town centre with Beech Hill Primary School, which is rated as Outstanding… read more … about Investment boost for Beech Hill>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Yesterday’s West Yorkshire Combined Authority meeting welcomed an upturn in the construction of new housing across the City Region. Combined Authority members heard that the Leeds City Region’s districts have delivered over 10,000 additional new homes in 2015/16 and that the number of planning permissions for housing has increased significantly from 7,600 in 2012/13 to… read more … about Upturn in Leeds City Region house building welcomed by Combined Authority alongside moves to adopt a comprehensive low emission strategy across the region>>

Cllr Tim Swift