Category Archives: Vision2024

A new project aimed at giving children the best start in life has launched in Calderdale. ’50 things to do before you’re five’ suggests 50 activities parents and carers can do with children before they turn five, all chosen by childcare specialists to help boost development. The campaign launched in Calderdale at Eureka! the National… read more … about Sharing experiences with ‘50 things to do before you’re five’>>

Vision

Local businesses in Halifax have been visiting the former office building, Northgate House and the adjoining Central Library, as the transformation of both buildings starts to take shape. As part of the wider transformation of Halifax, Calderdale Council is renovating its vacant former office building, Northgate House, to provide more than 40,000 square foot of… read more … about Progress at Northgate House>>

Northgate House businesses

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet has approved proposals for a state-of-the-art leisure centre in Halifax. As part of Calderdale’s Next Chapter, plans are in place for a new combined swimming pool and leisure facility on the site of the existing North Bridge Leisure Centre in Halifax. As well as a modern gym, pool and sports hall/dance studio… read more … about Step forward for new leisure centre>>

Calderdale Council is set to stop using glyphosate within its parks and on verges. At a meeting on 29 July the Cabinet will be asked to consider a report on the use by the Council of herbicides such as glyphosate, known as Roundup, across Calderdale’s towns and villages. The recommendations within the report are for the Council… read more … about Cutting back on glyphosate use>>

Calderdale Council

Calderdale Council is looking for a range of alternative ways of funding projects that benefit local communities, which will be discussed at its Cabinet meeting on Monday 29 July. Options include crowdfunding, a Council lottery and philanthropic donations. Cllr Jane Scullion, the Council’s Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources, said: “The Council’s money is being… read more … about Alternative options for funding services>>

Cash

Plans for the fourth project in the £120m, A629 improvement programme between Halifax and Huddersfield are moving forward, following approvals by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee.  The project complements the work of the other stages of the A629 scheme being delivered by Calderdale and Kirklees Councils, through improvements to walking, cycling and bus… read more … about Next steps for A629 programme>>

Next Chapter

Fans of Gentleman Jack have an exclusive opportunity to get up close to costumes worn in the hugely successful BBC and HBO series about Anne Lister of Shibden Hall, Halifax. Calderdale Council has teamed up with the costumes’ designer, Tom Pye, to display a selection of outfits and accessories at Bankfield Museum in Halifax, from… read more … about Gentleman Jack costumes showcased in Calderdale>>

Pupils from Calderdale schools are helping the Council to combat litter. They have been busy designing anti-litter posters as part of a competition run by Calderdale Council’s Apprentice Litter Champions, to encourage people to take pride in their community and to bin their rubbish. Angharad Cuthell, aged 11 from St. Andrew’s C of E Junior… read more … about School poster competition helps spread anti-litter message>>