Category Archives: Regeneration

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>>


Full attention to detail is going into every part of the new Central Library and Archive in Halifax, West Yorkshire, as it continues to take shape. About 30,000 locally handmade bricks will make up the walls of the new building. Every single brick has been drawn by hand in the plans, and sample walls have… read more … about 30,000 bricks in the wall>>

Bricks being produced

    A grant from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has helped a manufacturer of patented safety barriers expand its business. The grant of over £1,500 from the LEP’s skills service is being used by Calderdale-based A-Safe UK to provide specialised accountancy training to new and existing staff, as the company plans to… read more … about Barrier manufacturer expands with LEP investment>>

LEP logo

Local people can find out more about major plans for travel improvements across Calderdale and regeneration in Halifax town centre at a public drop-in session next week. The event, which is being held on Monday 23 May between 3pm and 7pm at Halifax Minster, will be an opportunity for residents and organisations to view the… read more … about Have your say on major transport and regeneration plans>>

Cllr Barry Collins