Monthly Archives: March 2022

Time is running out to take part in the public consultation on changes to Parliamentary constituencies in England. The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) is undertaking an independent and impartial review of all constituencies in England, to make the number of electors in each constituency roughly the same. The number of constituencies in England will… read more … about Have your say on proposed changes to local constituencies>>

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An exciting new project has now launched to create a series of artworks within the Upper Calder Valley, not only raising awareness of the damage caused by climate change, but also helping to reduce its impact. The Art as Natural Flood Management project will see the creation of artworks that will also act as natural… read more … about New project offers creative solutions to reduce flood risk>>

Artworks by Trudi Entwistle

Senior representatives visited the site to see the progress in the £16.5m regeneration programme ongoing in Beech Hill. A key milestone has been marked in the regeneration of Beech Hill as the first new affordable homes have reached roof height. Senior representatives from Esh Construction, Together Housing Group, Calderdale Council and Homes England met on… read more … about Significant progress made in project bringing 106 affordable homes to Halifax>>

Members at Calderdale leisure centres are being protected from annual price increases, as the Council is freezing the cost of its monthly and annual membership.  Every April, the prices at Calderdale leisure sites are reviewed. This year, the Council is freezing its monthly and annual membership prices, as a thank you to its members, meaning… read more … about Price freeze for members at Calderdale leisure sites>>

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A Calderdale care home has been praised for providing a high-quality place to live and be supported. Positive feedback from residents and families about Bridge House Care Home in Brighouse, such as “safe”, “caring”, “comfortable”, “friendly” and “helpful”, was highlighted in a report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after it rated the home as… read more … about Teamwork drives transformation at Calderdale care home>>

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A new, improved website to support those at risk of flooding in Calderdale, has now launched. The Eye on Calderdale website (www.eyeoncalderdale.com(external link)) was originally created in early 2015. It provides comprehensive information about flooding, including real-time detail and access to flood warnings and alerts, as well as river level data. The website has been… read more … about Keep an Eye on Calderdale with launch of new flood website>>

Calderdale’s Local Plan has reached a major milestone after the Council received a letter from the Planning Inspector outlining her interim findings.  It follows the completion of the stage four Examination in Public hearing sessions in January 2022 and a review by the independent Planning Inspector, Ms Katie Child, of the Council’s completed post hearing… read more … about Local Plan reaches key milestone>>

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“If you have a dream or you love making things, come along and try trading at a market. We love the banter with the other traders and, of course, with the customers.” During the pandemic, Catherine Cook from Calderdale turned a hobby into a business as a market trader. Now, Catherine regularly trades as Truly… read more … about Turn your dream into a career at Calderdale Markets>>

Vinod Kamble from The Dosa Street Food (Hebden Bridge Market)