Category Archives: Safer Cleaner Greener

A new approach to keeping Calderdale clean and attractive, which would see street sweeping and litter bin emptying taking place seven days a week, is being considered by Calderdale Council. The Safer, Cleaner, Greener service manages and maintains Calderdale’s many parks, open spaces, children’s play areas, woodlands and nature reserves. It also sweeps roads and… read more … about Keeping Calderdale safe, clean and green>>

Calderdale Council is continuing the clean up after the period of intense rain and strong wind caused surface flooding in Calderdale on Saturday 21 October. The Environment Agency issued 14 flood warnings on Saturday evening for the River Calder across both the Upper and Lower Calder valleys. A number of localised surface flooding problems occurred,… read more … about Responding to surface flooding issues>>

Flooding waves

The campaign to make Calderdale safer, cleaner and greener continues, with the next in a series of clean up events, this time in Brighouse. Calderdale Council and partners including West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Together Housing, will be stepping up their daily work and taking part in four days of… read more … about Making a difference in Brighouse>>

Big clean image

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>>

Thumbs up

A fly-tipping repeat offender is spending three months in prison after being caught dumping waste in the Halifax area.  Malcolm Alan Pinder of Halifax was caught and prosecuted after he was photographed fly-tipping on Angel Road, behind a retail park off Pellon Lane, in Halifax.  A man fitting Mr Pinder’s description had been reported to… read more … about Prison term for fly-tipping offender>>

Fly-tipping

A new approach to keeping Calderdale clean and attractive, including an increase in street sweeping and bin emptying to seven days a week, will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 10 July 2017. The Council is proposing new ways to run its Safer, Cleaner, Greener service to make the required £400,000 savings in… read more … about Keeping Calderdale clean and beautiful>>

Local volunteers are invited to join Calderdale Council and a range of other organisations as they take to the streets of Todmorden in their latest clean up event from Friday 9 June to Tuesday 13 June. During the five days of action, the Council and partners including West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue… read more … about Help make a difference in Todmorden>>

Ways to reduce the amount of littering and fly-tipping in Calderdale have been discussed at the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Economy and Environment Scrutiny Panel.  At the meeting of the Panel on Thursday 20 April, members of the Litter and Fly-tipping scrutiny review group presented their report and recommendations to reduce litter and fly-tipping in… read more … about A fresh look at litter and fly-tipping>>

Fly-tipping in Siddal