Category Archives: Markets

The award-winning International Market is returning to Halifax town centre this week, with a scarily good range of treats just in time for Halloween. From Thursday 28 to Sunday 31 October, Market Place Europe, in partnership with Calderdale Council’s Markets Service, is bringing a selection of global traders to the streets of Halifax. Visitors can… read more … about Spooktacular International Market returns to Halifax>>

Fresh food deliveries from local shops, straight to people’s doors by electric bike, are set to make life easier for Halifax residents who are isolating or at higher risk from COVID-19. This is thanks to DeliverHX, an innovative new food delivery service which supports independent businesses, is good for the environment and offers a helping… read more … about Wheels in motion for new food delivery service>>

Cargodale bike outside Halifax Borough Market

Brighouse Market is now open for an additional day every week, as new Sunday opening hours are introduced. The town’s market is open every Sunday from 7am until 2pm for the sale of second-hand goods. This is in addition to existing opening days of Wednesdays and Saturdays where there are stalls selling a wide range… read more … about Additional trading day at Brighouse Market>>


Following the announcement that England will return to national lockdown restrictions with immediate effect, Calderdale Council is working through the implications for its services. Everyone must stay at home, except for essential reasons such as food shopping, exercise within the local area and medical appointments. As such, further Council service updates have been issued in… read more … about Update on Council services>>


As more shops and businesses start to reopen in Calderdale’s towns, the Council is introducing measures to support social distancing and allow for queuing areas. From Monday 15 June non-essential retailers are able to reopen, provided they meet the COVID-19 secure guidelines. This includes shops selling clothes, shoes, toys, furniture, books and electronics, and tailors,… read more … about Supporting safe places to shop and queue>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Calderdale Council is planning the safe, phased reopening of its markets across the borough, following Government guidance that outdoor markets can reopen from Monday 1 June, and indoor markets (along with other non-essential retailers) from Monday 15 June, as long as they protect staff and customers from COVID-19. The Council runs two indoor market halls,… read more … about Safe reopening of Calderdale markets>>


Calderdale is open for business, with villages and towns returning back to normal after the recent flooding in the borough. Although local communities are still recovering from the devastating impact of flooding, visitor centres, markets, many businesses and tourist attractions in Calderdale have now reopened or are operating from different or altered premises. Right across… read more … about Calderdale is open for business>>

Yorkshire Dama Cheese

It’s the tenth anniversary of the Real Deal ‘Fake-Free Market’ campaign and Calderdale Council’s markets service has been praised for keeping Calderdale shoppers safe from counterfeits.  The Council is one of more than 500 organisations across the UK to have signed up voluntarily to a nationwide consumer-friendly ‘Fake-Free Markets’ charter.  The charter and ‘Real Deal’… read more … about Calderdale markets praised for keeping shoppers safe from counterfeits>>

Calderdale Council

Christmas is just around the corner and Calderdale markets are hosting a selection of fabulously festive events. Santa will take time from his busy schedule to visit Halifax Borough Market on Saturday 30 November, Saturday 7 and 14 December, and Thursday 19 and Sunday 22 December. Magical animatronic reindeer and a speaking post box are… read more … about Experience the magic of Calderdale markets this Christmas>>

Christmas at Halifax Borough Market