Monthly Archives: June 2022

Plans are on track to improve Halifax Rail Station and the surrounding area, with feedback from a recent consultation being used to shape the project. Calderdale Council, in partnership with Network Rail, is developing plans to transform the station building and improve access and its facilities. The £30million-plus project, which is being funded by the… read more … about Station plans on the right track>>

Halifax station proposed exterior

£2.1 million scheme is part of a package of canal towpath upgrades across West Yorkshire The community came together at Todmorden on Saturday (11 June) to celebrate the latest improvements on the Rochdale Canal towpath delivered in partnership by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, the Canal & River Trust and Calderdale Council. People were invited… read more … about Community comes together to celebrate Rochdale Canal towpath improvements at Todmorden>>

Rochdale Canal ribbon cutting

Calderdale Council’s countryside volunteers have been supporting moorland restoration and carbon capture, by studying various methods of growing sphagnum moss as part of the Growing Resilience project. Sphagnum moss, which used to carpet the ground on local moors, is an important plant in natural flood management and carbon capture. It restores degraded moorland, soaks up… read more … about Growing moss for peat’s sake>>

Calderdale's countryside volunteers study sphagnum moss

Calderdale residents are being encouraged to take simple steps to help cut local air pollution, as part of the Council’s support for national Clean Air Day on Thursday 16 June 2022. Clean Air Day raises awareness of air pollution, how to avoid it, and the practical things people can do in their everyday lives to… read more … about Let’s make Calderdale’s air cleaner>>

Clean Air Day

Work has started on a major road improvement programme, set to improve journey times, reduce congestion and support active travel on and around one of the busiest routes in Calderdale. The A646/A6033 Corridor Improvement Programme is being delivered in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and aims to address long-standing issues with congestion, especially… read more … about Transforming travel around Todmorden>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

Calderdale residents looking to progress their learning, gain a new skill, train or retrain for employment, or simply meet new friends, are invited to Calderdale Adult Learning’s (CAL) annual fun, friendly and free open day at Heath campus, just outside Halifax town centre. On Saturday 18 June from 10am – 1pm, everyone is welcome to… read more … about Find out how you can learn, upskill and retrain, at CAL’s welcoming open day>>

Adult learning open day

Work is going ahead to improve the energy efficiency of heating systems at Todmorden Sports Centre, after Calderdale Council secured investment of over £1.7million. This follows a successful bid to The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, to replace the current, ageing boilers and Combined Heat and Power (CHP)… read more … about Energy improvement works at Todmorden Sports Centre>>

Todmorden Sports Centre

It’s time to get ready for summer, according to the Met Office, as they launch their WeatherReady preparedness campaign to help people make the most of summer weather, come rain or shine.  Partners from across the country, including Calderdale Council, have joined forces to bring together the best advice to help people to get prepared… read more … about Get ready for summer>>

Halifax was chosen as the venue for a major national conference on Friday 27 May 2022, highlighting Calderdale’s key part in the national debate on the role of towns in our economic recovery, levelling up and thought leadership. The Piece Hall Trust, Square Chapel Arts Centre and Calderdale Council worked together to host the final… read more … about Major conference puts Calderdale in national spotlight>>

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