Monthly Archives: July 2021

Multiple organisations across Yorkshire have joined forces to encourage people across the entire region to learn about the dangers of open water swimming, after recent hot weather has led to a spate of tragic water incidents on beaches and in lakes, rivers, reservoirs and canals. Due to extremely hot temperatures in the last few weeks,… read more … about Yorkshire organisations come together to highlight importance of being water wise>>

Ogden water

“Thank you for your tireless efforts over the last 16 months.”  That’s the message from Calderdale Council to every school, early years setting and post-16 provider in the borough, as Calderdale students, teachers and families begin their summer break after one of the most challenging school years in memory.  Throughout the pandemic, Calderdale Council has… read more … about Acknowledging an academic year unlike any other>>

Outside Trinity Sixth Form Academy

Statement from Calderdale Interfaith Council and Calderdale Council Following the sad news that Holocaust survivor, Rudi Leavor has died at the age of 95, Cllr Chris Pillai JP, the Mayor of Calderdale and Chair of Calderdale Interfaith Council, said: “We are deeply saddened by the news of Rudi’s death. Rudi was a remarkable man and… read more … about Paying tribute to Holocaust survivor, Rudi Leavor>>

Rudi Leavor

Time is running out for landowners in the Todmorden area to apply for grants to support natural flood management initiatives. Owners of land around the Todmorden, Walsden and Cornholme areas of Calderdale are invited to apply for grant funding to enable them to implement natural flood defence works on their land. The funding scheme is… read more … about Grant funding available for Todmorden landowners>>

NFM

A new multi-million pound state-of-the-art swimming pool and leisure centre for Halifax has moved a step closer to reality after the Council submitted the planning application for the new building. The brand-new complex on the site of the existing North Bridge Leisure Centre, will help to improve the health and wellbeing of Calderdale’s residents by… read more … about Planning for our new leisure centre>>

The second phase of an extensive programme of work to regenerate the Beech Hill area of Halifax is being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 2 August 2021. Members will discuss proposals and funding arrangements to carry out improvement work on 70 existing properties in the Beech Hill area. This second phase of work… read more … about Transforming the Beech Hill area of Halifax>>

Cllr Patient

School’s out for summer, and young people in Calderdale can take part in exciting activities, enjoy nutritious meals and meet new friends in a safe environment, as part of the Calderdale Healthy Holidays programme. With funding from the Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and Food Programme, and in partnership with the Community Foundation for Calderdale,… read more … about Supporting families to have Healthy Holidays>>

Brighouse Market is now open for an additional day every week, as new Sunday opening hours are introduced. The town’s market is open every Sunday from 7am until 2pm for the sale of second-hand goods. This is in addition to existing opening days of Wednesdays and Saturdays where there are stalls selling a wide range… read more … about Additional trading day at Brighouse Market>>

News

Calderdale residents are invited to put their questions about the end of national COVID restrictions to a panel of experts at a live online Q&A event this week. Calderdale Council’s Facebook page will host the next in a series of popular question and answer sessions, live from 7pm on Thursday 22 July 2021. The event… read more … about ‘What’s next?’ – ask our expert panel>>

Q&A event