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Local people are invited to have their say on the latest plans to improve a key route through Brighouse which connects Huddersfield and Bradford. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, in collaboration with Bradford and Kirklees Councils, on plans to improve the A641 along the route from Huddersfield to Bradford, via… read more … about Have your say on plans to improve travel on and around the A641>>

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Tracy Brabin, the Mayor of West Yorkshire met students from Calderdale College at the new Halifax Bus Station construction site yesterday (Wednesday 2 November), as 20 new green skilled jobs were also pledged. The bus station has been partially closed to the public since September 2021 for construction of a new £17.7 million state-of-the-art facility… read more … about New green jobs pledged as Mayor joins construction students at Halifax Bus Station>>

Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale College students and Wilmott Dixon representatives with spades at Halifax bus station

Work is progressing as part of a major road improvement programme which is set to improve journey times, reduce congestion and support active travel. The A646/A6033 and the A58/A672 Corridor Improvement Programme is being delivered in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. It aims to address long-standing issues with congestion, especially at peak times,… read more … about Improvements continue on two key routes in Calderdale>>

Cllr Sarah Courtney

Brighouse is set to be transformed with a more welcoming town centre, new market building and investment in manufacturing, skills and jobs, with the green light given to ambitious plans put forward to Government. The proposals that make up The Brighouse Deal have now been approved by Ministers, which unlocks the £19.1 million funding that… read more … about £19.1 million Brighouse Deal plans approved by government>>

Work to transform Elland town centre, making it more attractive and improving amenities for people who live, work or visit the town, is moving forward, with planning applications for some of the improvements due to be submitted this autumn. Over £6million of funding from the Future High Streets Fund is set to transform the centre… read more … about Moving forward with exciting plans for Elland>>

Artist's impression of improvements to Southgate in Elland

A major new document showing how Calderdale Council will improve life for residents, businesses and visitors at a time of significant challenge, will be discussed at its next Cabinet meeting. On Monday 12 September, Cabinet Members will be asked to approve Calderdale Council’s Corporate Plan 2022-2024. The plan outlines how the Council, together with other… read more … about A plan to make life in Calderdale better for all>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

After an extensive consultation over the past three years, the Brighouse Deal plans that will write a new chapter in the story of the town have been submitted to the Government. The business cases for the £19.1m proposals have been approved by Calderdale Council and the Brighouse Town Deal Board, made up of representatives from… read more … about Key moment for Brighouse Deal as £19.1million plans submitted>>

Brighouse view

Calderdale Council has pledged its support for the future of the Mixenden Hub scheme, following a Cabinet decision to approve the revised development strategy for the important regeneration project. The Council has been working to deliver a sustainable long-term development at the Mixenden Hub site for a significant period. The site has been cleared for… read more … about Demonstrating commitment to community facilities in the heart of Mixenden>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

Two of Calderdale’s flagship regeneration projects have been shortlisted for the Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards 2022. The Northgate House commercial development is a finalist in the Fit-out / Refurbishment of the Year category, and the Beech Hill housing scheme is up for Residential Development of the Year (in the ‘more than 100 homes’ sub-category)…. read more … about Shortlist success for transformational projects>>

Northgate House, Halifax