Category Archives: Regeneration

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

Press release from the Trustees of the Old Library and Calderdale Council: On Monday 3 April from 2pm, the Trustees of The Old Library in Cornholme and Portsmouth are holding the first AGM in their new larger community building. With the help of a £380,000 grant from Reaching Communities Big Lottery Fund, the building has… read more … about Community gathers to celebrate a larger, brighter and re-opened Old Library>>

Cllr Susan Press web

The Piece Hall bell and weather vane, including the historic sheep, have returned to Halifax after being lovingly restored as part of Calderdale Council’s £19 million transformation programme. Housed within a wooden cupola above the Piece Hall’s West Gate, the weather vane displays the points of the compass, an arrow indicating the wind direction, plus… read more … about The Piece Hall sheep is baaaaaack!>>

Piece Hall weather vane - credit Sandy Young

The creation of a new business park and Enterprise Zone at Clifton in Brighouse, which will bring hundreds of new jobs to Calderdale over the coming years, has taken a step forward.  Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership to transform the empty site into a… read more … about Next step for Clifton Business Park Enterprise Zone>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Established Mytholmroyd business, Russell Dean Furniture Showroom, is to receive a grant from Calderdale Council towards flood resilience measures. At the meeting of the Council’s Cabinet on Monday 12 December, members agreed to award a £75,000 grant to Stokers Ltd, which owns Russell Dean, towards flood resilience measures to be undertaken as part of the… read more … about Supporting Russell Dean’s big plans in Mytholmroyd>>

Flooding waves

Plans for major upgrades to Halifax train station are set to move a step closer, as Calderdale Council’s Economy and Investment Panel is asked to give the go ahead to carry out more detailed feasibility work. Today (Thursday 20 October) the Panel will discuss the exciting proposals for a complete revamp of Halifax Station and… read more … about Train station improvements on track>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Calderdale community organisations could soon be making an even bigger difference to local people, thanks to proposals from Calderdale Council to step up its work to nurture them and help them grow by adopting a new ‘community anchor policy’, to be discussed by Cabinet on Monday 10 October 2016. Community organisations have a huge role… read more … about An anchor in our communities>>

Tick in circle

The first phase of construction work to improve the A629 road between Halifax town centre and Huddersfield is due to start on site next week. From Tuesday 2 August 2016, a four-month scheme will begin to remodel the busy A629 Huddersfield Road / Shaw Hill / Free School Lane junction. Work will involve creating a… read more … about Wheels in motion for A629 travel improvements>>

Cllr Barry Collins

The new Piece Hall courtyard is slowly appearing as sandstone flags and European granite steps are carefully manoeuvred into place. Gone are the old stone setts which date back to the 1970s and which are being replaced to create an attractive and sophisticated town square, as part of the £19 million transformation project funded by… read more … about Stunning Piece Hall square takes shape>>

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