Monthly Archives: August 2021

Services at Halifax Bus Station are set to change from next month (September) to enable construction work to start 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 bus station… read more … about Halifax bus station to be transformed as £17.7million redevelopment starts>>

Halifax bus station

Following a legal challenge, Calderdale Council is seeking agreement to quash an environmental permit granted to Calder Valley Skip Hire Ltd. In February 2021, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet was required to make a decision on the outcome of the application from Calder Valley Skip Hire for an environmental permit to operate a small waste incinerator plant… read more … about Review of environmental permit for incinerator site>>

Calderdale Council

Fresh food deliveries from local shops, straight to people’s doors by electric bike, are set to make life easier for Halifax residents who are isolating or at higher risk from COVID-19. This is thanks to DeliverHX, an innovative new food delivery service which supports independent businesses, is good for the environment and offers a helping… read more … about Wheels in motion for new food delivery service>>

Cargodale bike outside Halifax Borough Market

In response to the devastating situation in Afghanistan, Calderdale has pledged to support families fleeing persecution and conflict.   Calderdale has a long tradition of welcoming refugees and asylum seekers from around the world, and is proud of its kindness, diversity and togetherness.   Calderdale Council, in partnership with Migration Yorkshire, the Home Office and… read more … about Calderdale welcomes Afghan refugees>>

Cllr Tim Swift, Leader of Calderdale Council

Calderdale Council is one of nearly 500 organisations to join the Root Out Racism movement being launched by West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership (WY&H HCP) and the West Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit (VRU). Kindness and togetherness are just some of the things that make Calderdale special. Since launching the Vision2024 for Calderdale… read more … about Calderdale Council joins anti-racism movement>>

Root out Racism movement launch in Calderdale

Work to improve the magnificent ballroom at Todmorden Town Hall is now complete, with the addition of new acoustic panels and specialist redecoration. Todmorden Town Hall’s ballroom, with its richly ornamented ceiling and plasterwork, is one of the focal points of the Grade I listed building. The room has held a variety of impressive events over… read more … about Town Hall improvements hit the right note>>

Todmorden Town Hall Working Group

Calderdale’s bold target to be carbon neutral by 2038, if not sooner, is in line with the findings of a landmark international study into the science behind climate change. A report published by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns that more intense rainfall, flooding and extreme heatwaves could become a more… read more … about Calderdale’s path to zero carbon>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

On GCSE results day 2021, Cllr Adam Wilkinson, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “Congratulations and well done to everyone getting their GCSE results today.   “After a really difficult year, these results recognise the hard work and determination of young people to carry on and achieve.   “The GCSE… read more … about Well done GCSE students!>>

Cllr Wilkinson