Category Archives: West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Work has started on a major road improvement programme, set to improve journey times, reduce congestion and support active travel on and around one of the busiest routes in Calderdale. The A646/A6033 Corridor Improvement Programme is being delivered in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and aims to address long-standing issues with congestion, especially… read more … about Transforming travel around Todmorden>>

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

Planning is underway for safer and healthier streets around three schools in Calderdale, and local people are invited to share their thoughts. Calderdale Council is planning to reduce traffic and build a safe, healthy and attractive environment for people of all ages to walk, cycle, rest and play in the streets around Ash Green Community… read more … about Have your say on safer, greener and healthier streets>>

Ash Green School proposals

Work to transform the Northgate development in Halifax town centre has now finished, revealing modern new office and retail spaces and an improved public courtyard area. The Northgate development has seen the transformation of the former central library and Council offices. The library section opened as Trinity Sixth Form Academy in September 2020 and the… read more … about Work on major Northgate development now complete>>

Northgate House, Halifax

Work has begun on the most significant phase of demolition works of the former Punchbowl pub building at Salterhebble, outside Halifax, as part of phase 1b of the A629 corridor improvement programme. The pub has been closed, and the building empty, for many years and was in poor condition, both inside and out. The building… read more … about Knockout for Punchbowl>>

Punchbowl demolition

Services at Halifax Bus Station are set to change from later this month (February) as work progresses on a new £17.7 million state-of-the-art facility delivered by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority in partnership with Calderdale Council. Alongside improved passenger facilities and better access to the town centre, plans for the new station include environmentally friendly… read more … about Changes to services at Halifax Bus Station as work progresses on new £17.7 million state-of-the-art facility>>

Halifax bus station

A key road between Elland and Brighouse will reopen early this month, following major repair work. Park Road has been closed since February 2020 when it was seriously damaged by a landslip after significant flooding caused by Storm Ciara. Vertical movement of 300mm caused cracking over a 60-metre length of the road, as well as… read more … about Reopening date for flood damaged Park Road>>

Park Road

Press release with AD:VENTURE programme An animation studio with associates around the world and its headquarters in Hebden Bridge is certainly not ‘fed up’ with its success. FedUP Studio Lab was set up by two creatives ‘fed up’ with the London studio scene, who quit to establish their own ethical and sustainable business instead. The… read more … about International animation company makes Hebden Bridge home>>

FedUP animation team

Residents in the Beech Hill area of Halifax will soon benefit from significant home improvement works, as funding for the scheme has been officially agreed and contractors appointed.  A range of essential improvement work is being carried out on the mixed tenure housing estate, as part of the second phase of an extensive programme of… read more … about Major improvement works progressing at Beech Hill>>

Cllr Patient

Plans to transform Halifax rail station are moving forward and Calderdale Council is asking for people’s feedback on the £30 million-plus West Yorkshire Combined Authority funded scheme. Halifax rail station is one of the busiest in the region, but currently has few facilities and poor accessibility. To ensure the station is fit for modern travel… read more … about Have your say on exciting plans to transform Halifax rail station>>