Category Archives: Vision2024

Local people are invited to have their say on the latest plans to improve a key route through Brighouse which connects Huddersfield and Bradford. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, in collaboration with Bradford and Kirklees Councils, on plans to improve the A641 along the route from Huddersfield to Bradford, via… read more … about Have your say on plans to improve travel on and around the A641>>

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Residents in Calderdale will soon receive important advice to support them to stay warm, safe and well throughout this winter. The latest version of the Winter Wise guide will soon arrive on the doorsteps of all households in Calderdale. The guide has been created by Calderdale Council in partnership with the NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care… read more … about Showing kindness and staying Winter Wise>>

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Time is running out for people to have their say on a major new plan outlining Calderdale’s steps towards a zero-carbon future. The Calderdale draft Climate Action Plan has been jointly created by the Calderdale Climate Action Partnership which includes a range of partner organisations and local communities across the borough. It sets out what needs… read more … about Last chance to have your say on Calderdale’s Climate Action Plan>>

Three of Calderdale flood wardens in high- vis jackets on bridge in borough

An update on the progress made and future steps being taken to support an exciting future for North Halifax, is being presented to Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. The communities of North Halifax are on the outskirts of Halifax and made up of the wards of Ovenden and Illingworth and Mixenden. These distinct neighbourhoods represent a significant… read more … about Developing and delivering a strategic plan for North Halifax>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

Tracy Brabin, the Mayor of West Yorkshire met students from Calderdale College at the new Halifax Bus Station construction site yesterday (Wednesday 2 November), as 20 new green skilled jobs were also pledged. The bus station has been partially closed to the public since September 2021 for construction of a new £17.7 million state-of-the-art facility… read more … about New green jobs pledged as Mayor joins construction students at Halifax Bus Station>>

Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale College students and Wilmott Dixon representatives with spades at Halifax bus station

Work to transform Elland town centre, making it more attractive and improving amenities for people who live, work or visit the town, is moving forward, with planning applications for some of the improvements due to be submitted this autumn. Over £6million of funding from the Future High Streets Fund is set to transform the centre… read more … about Moving forward with exciting plans for Elland>>

Artist's impression of improvements to Southgate in Elland

The Calderdale Flood Action Plan is six years old this October. To acknowledge this important milestone, Calderdale Council and its partners are reflecting on progress since 2016 as part of a resilience-themed social media takeover week. The plan was created following the floods of Boxing Day 2015. It sets out the actions to support recovery… read more … about Celebrating resilience on the anniversary of the Calderdale Flood Action Plan>>

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A pioneering housing and regeneration partnership scheme in Halifax has won a prestigious regional award. The Beech Hill housing project just outside Halifax town centre was named Residential Development of the Year (in the ‘more than 100 homes’ category) at the Insider Yorkshire Property Industry Awards 2022 on Thursday 22 September. Calderdale Council’s flagship Northgate… read more … about Top award for Beech Hill transformation>>

Team involved in Beech Hill project on stage with award

There are just a few weeks left to share feedback as part of the final public consultation for Calderdale’s Local Plan. Residents and businesses can have their say about changes to the plan, known as the ‘main modifications’, recommended by the Planning Inspector. The consultation began on 12 August and the deadline to submit feedback… read more … about Still time to have your say on Local Plan>>

Cllr Jane Scullion