Monthly Archives: March 2021

A major cultural events programme during a ‘Year of Culture’ in Calderdale in 2024 could play a key part in the economy recovery from COVID-19. The cultural, creative, heritage and visitor sectors are some of the worst hit by the pandemic. They play a crucial role in Calderdale’s story, make our borough distinctive, attract visitors,… read more … about Calderdale’s iconic culture to help economic recovery>>

Councillor Jenny Lynn

People living in North Halifax and West Halifax are being asked for their views on how to make their streets greener, healthier and more attractive. The proposals, which are being developed by Calderdale Council in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, aim to create safe, healthy and more inclusive places where people choose to… read more … about Making our streets greener and healthier>>

West/North Halifax consultation

Calderdale Council’s waste and recycling service has seen its busiest year ever, with the amount of waste collected at kerbside breaking previous records. The last 12 months have been challenging for everyone and like other organisations, Calderdale Council has been working hard to deal with the varying impacts of the COVID pandemic – keeping residents… read more … about Busiest year ever for waste service>>

SUEZ recycling staff

Calderdale Council has developed a plan to inspect and monitor compliance with the conditions of the Environmental Permit granted to Calder Valley Skip Hire Ltd. At the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 8 February, an Environmental Permit was granted for the operation of a small waste incinerator plant on Belmont Industrial Estate, Rochdale… read more … about Monitoring Environmental Permit conditions for incinerator site>>

Calderdale Council

Children and young people in lower-income families will be supported to stay healthy and happy over the Easter school holidays, thanks to a new round of grants under the Never Hungry Again fund. Since Calderdale Council, the Community Foundation for Calderdale, The Piece Hall Trust and other partner organisations launched the fund in October 2020… read more … about Cash boost for Never Hungry Again fund>>

Never Hungry Again campaign logo

Work is set to start in early summer to create a new wetlands nature reserve at Brearley Fields in Mytholmroyd, following planning approval at the end of 2020. The project, which is partly funded by the European Regional Development Fund, will transform the former playing fields into a valuable wetlands habitat and increase floodwater storage… read more … about Flourishing plans for new nature reserve take root>>

Brearley Fields when flooded

This No Smoking Day (Wednesday 10 March), Calderdale Council and Yorkshire Smokefree Calderdale are encouraging smokers to quit and look forward to a more positive, smoke-free future. The theme of national No Smoking Day 2021 is ‘Quitting smoking doesn’t have to be stressful’, focusing on the mental health benefits of stopping smoking. National research shows… read more … about Start your happier, smoke-free life this No Smoking Day>>

No Smoking Day 2021