Monthly Archives: October 2021

Preparations for this year’s Remembrance events are well underway, with Calderdale Council working hard to plan for a full Remembrance Sunday event in Halifax and support other events in the borough. Last year, Remembrance events were held virtually or as an individual moment of reflection, but 2021 events will once again feature the full parade… read more … about Preparing for Remembrance events>>


The newly refurbished ballroom at Todmorden Town Hall is ready to welcome guests, with a special opening event being held on Sunday 24 October. The ballroom will be officially reopened by the Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Chris Pillai and the Mayor of Todmorden, Cllr Patricia Taylor. Everyone is invited to visit the Town Hall between… read more … about Open invitation for ballroom event>>

Todmorden Town Hall ballroom

Work is beginning this week to allow for the installation of energy efficiency heating measures at six Council-owned buildings.  Funding of £2.8million from The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, is being used to install new technology to replace existing gas fuel systems with electric heat pumps (ground source and… read more … about An energy efficient future for our historic buildings>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

The Council is gearing up to make Calderdale’s voice heard at one of the world’s most significant climate events. Cllr Scott Patient, Cabinet Member for Climate Change and Resilience, and members of the Council’s Environmental Projects team, are attending COP26 – the 26th annual UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. They will speak up for… read more … about Calderdale climate action heads for international spotlight>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

Schools in Calderdale are being advised to consider additional public health measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Rates of COVID-19 in Calderdale are higher than they’ve ever been throughout the pandemic and unfortunately this is causing severe pressures on health and social care services. Although the fantastic uptake of the vaccine in Calderdale… read more … about Supporting schools to introduce further public health measures>>


Kirklees Council in collaboration with Calderdale Council have hired contractors to resurface the A62 Leeds Road. This scheme will run between Bradley Road traffic lights and Stocks Bank Road. The resurfacing is due to start Monday 11 October with the council currently estimating that the works will take between six to eight weeks to deliver…. read more … about Resurfacing the A62 Leeds Road>>


Following discussions in a recent community meeting, officers took part in an operation this week to address concerns raised in relation to the anti-social use of off-road motorbikes in the area of North Halifax including Mixenden, Ovenden and Wainstalls. As part of a multi-agency operation, officers from Halifax’s Neighbourhood Policing Team were joined by Calderdale… read more … about Operation launched in Calderdale to tackle anti-social use of illegal off-road motorbikes.>>