Category Archives: Planning

Calderdale Council is developing a strategic vision for Brighouse and Rastrick, as work continues on the development of the Local Plan. The Council is now gathering evidence, which will be submitted with the Local Plan, on areas of Calderdale which are suitable for sustainable development.   The ‘Vision for South East Calderdale’ identifies potential sites for… read more … about Vision to boost growth in Brighouse>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

The future of Todmorden Community College is being considered after a study was commissioned to explore future uses of the site. The study, which is being jointly funded by Calderdale Council and Todmorden Town Council, was requested by members of the Todmorden Development Board and commissioned in partnership with Upper Calder Valley Renaissance. The college,… read more … about Assessing the future of Todmorden Community College>>

Tick in circle

Work on the Local Plan for Calderdale is continuing and the Council has now outlined the timetable for the release of the first draft for consultation.   The government requires local councils to produce a Local Plan which identifies land to meet their requirements for new housing and economic development, over the next 15 years.    The… read more … about Next steps for the Local Plan>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet are discussing plans for the future of the site of the former Hebden Vale Centre, which was badly damaged in the 2015 floods.  The Hebden Vale Centre was previously used as a children’s centre and a day centre for older people. During the flooding on Boxing Day 2015, the building was seriously… read more … about Breathing new life into the Hebden Vale Centre>>

Hebden Vale flooded

Calderdale Council considers that it is important that people understand the correct facts relating to the recent High Court decision affecting the Casa Hotel. It should not be surmised from Mr McDaid’s public statements that he has won his planning appeals – the judge has simply referred the decisions back to the Secretary of State…. read more … about Statement on the Casa planning application>>

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