Category Archives: Towns

The opening of the innovative Industry 4.0 facility in Brighouse is set to transform the engineering and manufacturing sector across West Yorkshire, one of the Brighouse Town Deal projects. At a launch event on Friday 14 June, representatives from 19 businesses from the region visited the brand-new i4.0 Hub based at Calderdale College’s Engineering Centre… read more … about Transforming the future of manufacturing with Calderdale’s first Industry 4.0 hub>>

Industry 4.0 launch

The latest plans for improved public spaces and active travel routes in Todmorden town centre will be available at an event at Todmorden Learning Centre and Community Hub on Saturday 18 May. The Public Places in the Heart of Todmorden project is part of the Todmorden Town Deal, a £17.5m regeneration programme funded by the… read more … about Event offers opportunity to see the latest plans for public spaces and active travel in Todmorden>>

Cllr Sarah Courtney outside Halifax Town Hall

Visitors to Calderdale are encouraged to ‘pick up a passport’, as a new initiative is inviting people to explore some of the borough’s prettiest parks, inspiring museums and fascinating heritage sites. Visitors can pick up the new Calderdale passport at locations across the borough and start collecting stamps, to gain entry to a prize draw… read more … about Grab your ‘passport’ and visit Calderdale>>

Image of the Calderdale passport booklet in the Piece Hall

Work at the new Mixenden Community Hub is entering the final stages. Calderdale Council is delivering the new hub building in Mixenden, which will become the heart of the local community – a place where residents can go to access a range of services and opportunities. Work has been progressing well, with the building exterior… read more … about Community hub for Mixenden nearing completion>>

Cllrs, Council staff and contractor outside the Mixenden Hub buidling

Work to enhance the Victoria Theatre in Halifax has reached a key milestone, with structural work now complete to link the foyer to the former box office and vacant shop unit, to create a new café and bar. The Victoria Theatre is an impressive Grade II listed building in Halifax town centre, and one of… read more … about Works shine a spotlight on Halifax’s heritage buildings>>

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

Work to prepare for the new, revitalised market at the heart of Brighouse as part of the £19.1 million Town Deal investment is stepping up with the submission of plans for the new temporary home for the stalls while building work is underway. As part of the UK Government-funded Town Deal, Calderdale Council is working… read more … about Work stepped up to deliver Brighouse’s new market>>

Artist's impression of the new Brighouse market

Feedback from local people and organisations is being used to help shape a series of planned improvements stretching from Halifax town centre to communities in the north of the town. The A629 north project is focused on improvements between Orange Street roundabout in the town centre, to Ogden in north Halifax, including Lee Mount, Ovenden… read more … about Feedback helps shape plans to improve travel in and around north Halifax>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

This English Tourism Week (15- 24 March), Calderdale Council is celebrating the growing tourism offer in the borough. Latest research, based on 2022 figures, show that tourism in Calderdale is worth an estimated £431million, supporting nearly 9000 jobs within the borough. This is an increase of 24% from 2018 figures, showing that despite considerable challenges,… read more … about Tourism on the up in Calderdale>>

Cllr Sarah Courtney outside Halifax Town Hall

The unique heritage and culture of Halifax will be showcased as part of a new trail around the town’s centre, mixing existing landmarks with new art installations. The ‘Art and About Trail’ is part of Future High Streets Fund work in Halifax, funded by the Government and being delivered by Calderdale Council.  The trail is… read more … about Artist call-out for new cultural trail in Halifax>>

Think you know Halifax? branding and central market clock