Press release from West Yorkshire Police and Calderdale Council Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team were joined by council wardens, taxi licensing, environmental health and partner agencies in West Halifax as part of a week of action. Over two days of proactive operational activity, eleven vehicles were seized for a variety of defects, 59 vehicles… read more … about Week of action in West Halifax>>

Tour de Yorkshire organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are delighted that Mark Cavendish has confirmed he will return to racing after injury at the 2018 edition of the race. Cavendish suffered a dramatic crash at the Milan – San Remo race in Italy on Saturday 17 March, fracturing a rib and damaging his ankle after colliding… read more … about Cavendish back in action at Tour de Yorkshire!>>

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Thirteen buildings have been shortlisted for RIBA Yorkshire (Royal Institute of British Architects) 2018 Awards; the winners will be announced at an Awards evening at The Museum Gardens, York on Thursday 24 May. The buildings that have been shortlisted are: Albert Works, Sheffield by Cartwright Pickard Architects Leeds College of Music, Leeds by Group Ginger… read more … about 13 buildings shortlisted for RIBA Yorkshire 2018 Awards>>

Press release from Slow the Flow and the Environment Agency If your New Year’s resolution is to spend more time in the ‘great outdoors’, keep fit and healthy, give something back to the community and help prevent Calderdale from flooding, why not volunteer for Slow the Flow during 2018. Over the past year the Calderdale… read more … about Make a New Year’s resolution to Slow the Flow in Calderdale>>

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Crowther Bridge near Brighouse is now open, as work finishes on the flood-hit bridge. Calderdale Council, the Canal & River Trust and the contractor Kier Group have been working to rebuild the bridge after the 19th century original was completely destroyed by the floods in December 2015. Over the last 18 months, the bridge has… read more … about Flood-hit bridge reopens>>

There are just over two weeks left for local people to have their say on the draft plans for housing, employment, infrastructure and open spaces in Calderdale over the next 15 years. Over 1,500 comments have already been made on Calderdale’s initial draft Local Plan. However, the Council is urging more people to share their… read more … about Local Plan – still time to have your say>>

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On GCSE results day 2017, Cllr Megan Swift, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “Congratulations to all the young people in Calderdale who have worked really hard for their GCSE results. Every student should be proud of their achievements – well done! I wish you all a successful future.  … read more … about GCSE results – congratulations!>>

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Cllr Megan Swift, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “I would like to congratulate students across Calderdale for their hard work and commitment. A big thank you too to all of the school staff and families who have given such brilliant support and encouragement.   “I’d like to wish everyone… read more … about Congratulations to young people receiving their A Level results>>

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