Category Archives: Safer Cleaner Greener

The mission to Clean Up Calderdale continues, as Council teams take to Elland for the latest in a series of clean up events. From Wednesday 1 to Friday 3 February, Calderdale Council, West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Together Housing, are stepping up their day-to-day work to help make a difference… read more … about Making a difference in Elland>>

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After the recent spell of relatively calm weather, the Met Office has predicted a change to more stormy conditions for the Christmas period, named Storm Barbara.  In response to the latest forecasts, Calderdale Council is continuing to make preparations and monitor weather conditions.    Two weather fronts are expected, with yellow weather warnings for wind issued… read more … about Preparations for Storm Barbara>>

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Calderdale Council’s Safer Cleaner Greener team has been working hard to make sure that no autumn leaves are left behind as we enter the winter season.  Since the start of November the team has been out in force using gully wagons, sweepers and manually clearing leaves across Calderdale.    Two large sweepers are working a ten-hour… read more … about Council makes a clean sweep>>


There’s no messing in Halifax town centre this week, as the mission to make Calderdale safer, cleaner and greener is well underway. Teams from Calderdale Council, West Yorkshire Police and West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service are out in force on the streets of Halifax, carrying out a complete cleaning blitz and a range of… read more … about Making a difference in Halifax town centre>>

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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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Hundreds of colourful wild flowers will be springing up across Calderdale thanks to a project to inspire people to transform their communities by sowing seeds. Calderdale Council is giving away free native wild flower seeds for people to plant at home and in their local area. A massive 40kg of seeds – enough to sow… read more … about Calderdale grows wild>>

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The clean up is continuing from the Boxing Day floods, with Calderdale Council, partners and volunteers taking part in a spring clean of the banks of the River Calder.  The floods caused a lot of damage along the river, and while repair work has been carried out to towpaths and riverbanks, there’s still a lot… read more … about Join the River Calder spring clean>>

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Calderdale Council is getting ready to take part in the biggest ever clean up of the country, in the run up to the Queen’s 90th birthday.  The first national anti-litter campaign took place in 1953, the year of the Queen’s coronation. Ahead of the Queen’s 90th birthday on Thursday 21 April, the ‘Clean for the… read more … about Calderdale gets ready to ‘Clean for the Queen’>>

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It’s now two months on from the devastating floods that hit Calderdale on Boxing Day, and communities are slowly beginning to return to normal, with many shops and businesses reopening. Council services will also shortly return to normal as well. In affected areas parking charges were suspended and skip hire has been free of charge… read more … about Services return to normal after flooding>>

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