Category Archives: Parks

Wainstalls village is soon to benefit from a new play area for children and young people, after a successful application to the Suez Communities Trust.  Calderdale Council will receive £43,000 from the Trust (formerly SITA Trust) to allow for a new play area to be installed near Wainstalls Junior and Infant School in the village. … read more … about New play area for Wainstalls village>>

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Seven parks in Calderdale are in the running for a national award for Britain’s parks and green spaces. Shibden Park, Wellholme Park, Manor Heath Park, People’s Park, Ogden Water Country Park, Clay House Park and Bailiff Bridge Memorial Garden are all up for the Green Flag People’s Choice Award, which is voted for by people… read more … about Vote for your favourite Calderdale park>>

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Calderdale parks are taking part in celebrations to mark Love Parks Week which runs from Friday 14 to Sunday 23 July.  Now in its 11th year, Love Parks Week, run by the environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy, is Britain’s biggest celebration of these valuable spaces. Calderdale Council is joining in the party and encouraging everyone… read more … about Show your love for your park this #LoveParks Week>>

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Calderdale Council is committed to keeping Todmorden Carnival in Centre Vale Park, and is meeting with the organisers and the Environment Agency this Thursday (4 August) to discuss how to make this happen. At a previous constructive meeting with the carnival organisers, the Council pledged its commitment to working together to enable this important event… read more … about Council committed to carnival’s future>>

More parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year – over 1,600 across the UK, and seven in Calderdale alone.  Bailiff Bridge Memorial Park, Clay House Park in West Vale, Wellholme Park in Brighouse, plus Manor Heath Park, People’s Park, Shibden Estate and Ogden Water Country Park all… read more … about Calderdale parks named as some of the best in Britain>>

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A Calderdale resident has been ordered by the court to pay £250 for failing to pick up after his dog in a Calderdale cricket field.  Calderdale Council recently prosecuted Mr Colin Marchington of Sowerby Bridge for failing to clean up after his Newfoundland dog on Sowerby Bridge Cricket Club’s field in December last year.  Mr… read more … about Pick up in time, avoid fine>>

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