Category Archives: Safer Cleaner Greener

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>>

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Sports pitches in Calderdale could be transformed as a new Playing Pitch Strategy is discussed at Calderdale Council’s meeting of Cabinet.  There are over 400 playing fields across Calderdale, dedicated to a variety of different sports. These pitches vary in quality and some areas of the borough are lacking in facilities.  To ensure the provision… read more … about Bringing sport to local people>>

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Calderdale Council is getting involved with the Great British Spring Clean – a national campaign aiming to get half a million people out about cleaning up their local communities in March 2017.  The brand new Great British Spring Clean will roll out for the first time in 2017, with a view to it becoming an… read more … about Get involved with the Great British Spring Clean>>

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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>>

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>>