Monthly Archives: September 2021

Visitors to Rastrick Library can now enjoy improved access, following the completion of work to install a new ramp, designed in a style to fit in with the rest of the Grade II listed building. Rastrick Library was built in 1912 and was designed by a well-known local architect, R F Rogerson. The impressive stone… read more … about Access improvements complete at Rastrick Library>>

Rastrick Library access improvements

Firms from across Calderdale will join an online webinar session later this month to discuss the role of businesses in tackling the climate emergency on a local level. The session is being held as part of the Let’s Talk Trade series of panel discussions delivered by Calderdale Council and the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce,… read more … about Local businesses aim to tackle Calderdale’s climate emergency>>

Joint press release with the National Trust Calderdale Council and the National Trust are jointly hosting an online meeting to give people a chance to find out more about local woodlands and ask questions about how these are managed. On Thursday 23 September from 6.30pm, knowledgeable representatives from the National Trust and Calderdale Council, as well… read more … about Online community meeting planned to help people in Calderdale learn more about the area’s woodlands>>

Hardcastle Crags tree planting

Calderdale Council is taking part in a nationwide campaign this September to draw attention to climate change, whilst also thinking about how we can all take care of the world around us. The national climate action campaign, known as the Great Big Green Week runs from 18-26 September and highlights the need for urgent action… read more … about Taking part in the Great Big Green Week>>

A cutting-edge exhibition showcasing the influence of the West Riding of Yorkshire on contemporary fashion is coming to Bankfield Museum in Halifax. Belonging: Fashion & A Sense of Place opens on Saturday 18 September during London Fashion Week, and runs until 5 March 2022, as part of an exciting collaboration between Calderdale Council and Leeds Arts… read more … about Major exhibition combines fashion and a sense of place>>

Belonging: Fashion & A Sense of Place

Calderdale Council is backing World Suicide Prevention Day(external link) (Friday 10 September 2021) to help share the message that suicide can be prevented. One in every 100 deaths worldwide is the result of suicide, which has a deep and long-lasting impact on individuals, families and communities. In England in 2020, there were 4,912 registered deaths… read more … about Creating hope through action this World Suicide Prevention Day>>

World Suicide Prevention Day

Young people around Calderdale are returning to school swimming at Calderdale pools this month, for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Children at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 in schools around the borough will be taking part in swimming lessons at Brighouse, Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden pools, as part of… read more … about Calderdale schools return to the pools>>

child in swimming pool

As children and young people start returning to education, Calderdale Council is encouraging families to keep doing the five big things that help protect us all from COVID-19: Give others space Wear a mask in busy places Get tested and self-isolate if notified to do so Mix outside or let air in Get both doses… read more … about Staying safe as school starts>>

Cllr Adam Wilkinson

Calderdale Council is supporting the BBC’s Kit out the Nation(external link) campaign, to provide sports equipment to children and young people to help them become more active. Complementing our own Active Calderdale campaign, the BBC initiative aims to help young people be more active and is asking for donations of unwanted sports equipment which could… read more … about Donate unwanted sports equipment as part of BBC campaign>>