Category Archives: Sport and leisure

A wide-ranging programme of sporting activities for young people and adults with disabilities has now returned to Calderdale sports centres, with further funding agreed to develop the programme over the next three years. Calderdale Council, working in partnership with local providers, parent-led charities and voluntary sports clubs, offers a variety of disability specific and adapted… read more … about Developing our disability sports offer>>

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Young people around Calderdale are returning to school swimming at Calderdale pools this month, for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Children at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 in schools around the borough will be taking part in swimming lessons at Brighouse, Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden pools, as part of… read more … about Calderdale schools return to the pools>>

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A new multi-million pound state-of-the-art swimming pool and leisure centre for Halifax has moved a step closer to reality after the Council submitted the planning application for the new building. The brand-new complex on the site of the existing North Bridge Leisure Centre, will help to improve the health and wellbeing of Calderdale’s residents by… read more … about Planning for our new leisure centre>>

Swimming lessons have resumed at Calderdale pools for the first time in 14 months, supporting young people to learn this important life skill. From Monday 17 May, it’s been possible to introduce additional facilities at Calderdale’s sports centre sites. This includes the reopening of facilities at North Bridge Leisure Centre as well as further options… read more … about Young people get back in the swim of things>>

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Following the confirmation from the Prime Minister that the next stage of the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown will go ahead as planned from Monday 17 May, Calderdale Council is reviewing the impact on its services. The Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift, said: “Step 3 of the Government’s roadmap out of lockdown sees… read more … about Safely welcoming the further easing of restrictions>>

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Following the announcement that England will return to national lockdown restrictions with immediate effect, Calderdale Council is working through the implications for its services. Everyone must stay at home, except for essential reasons such as food shopping, exercise within the local area and medical appointments. As such, further Council service updates have been issued in… read more … about Update on Council services>>

COVID

As the country comes out of national restrictions, some leisure centres and libraries in Calderdale are starting to reopen cautiously. The number of COVID-19 cases in Calderdale is still too high. From today (Wednesday 2 December), the borough is in the highest level of restrictions to control infection rates – Tier 3: Very High Alert…. read more … about Cautious reopening of leisure centres and libraries>>

Councillor Jenny Lynn

Calderdale Council is supporting local businesses to stay COVID-secure, to protect people from the virus and to prevent and manage outbreaks, as the borough continues to live with the pandemic. Most businesses in Calderdale are working hard to keep their premises, staff and customers safe. The Council’s Environmental Health team has been working around the… read more … about Helping businesses to be COVID-safe>>

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