Monthly Archives: September 2023

Calderdale District Police have implemented a mobile safety pod in Halifax Town Centre to create a place of safety in the nighttime economy.   The proactive initiative gives those enjoying the nighttime economy access to services and support from police officers and partners.  The ‘safety pod’ is a Neighbourhood Policing van staffed by Police Officers, Community… read more … about Neighbourhood policing initiative helping to keep women and girls safe on nights out in Halifax    >>

An exciting new space in the heart of Halifax town centre is now open to locals inside one of Together Housing Group’s office buildings. The ‘Hub @ Bull Green’ has been officially opened by Newground Together, an independent charity that is part of the Together Housing Group. Newground Together have created a friendly space to… read more … about Vibrant new community hub opened by Newground Together, in the centre of Halifax>>

Bull Green Hub opening

Young people across Calderdale have been able to enjoy a summer of fun, joining in with exciting inclusive play sessions, as part of the Council’s Play Development Service activity programme. The Play Development Service is part of Calderdale Council’s Children and Young People’s Service and offers regular inclusive play sessions in communities across the borough…. read more … about Supporting families to enjoy a summer of fun>>

Young people playing football as part of summer activity sessions

Families in Calderdale can now benefit from improved, joined up services, with the opening of the first Calderdale Family Hub – ‘Central Halifax Family Hub at Jubilee’. Calderdale Council is creating a new network of Family Hubs, which will provide support for families in Calderdale with children aged 0-19 years (or up to age 25… read more … about New support network launches for Calderdale families>>

Child enjoying Family Hub launch activities

Construction of the new Halifax Bus Station has reached a major milestone, with some bus services, a new travel centre and accessible toilet facilities opening to passengers from Sunday 1 October 2023. This is an exciting step forward for the £20.5 million investment into Halifax town centre. Ten of the new station’s 19 bus stands… read more … about Major step forward for Halifax Bus Station as work continues on £20.5 million new facility>>

Halifax bus station

Part of Todmorden Library is temporarily closed, after water leaked into the extension through its roof during the recent heavy rainfall. Calderdale Council took immediate action to get the leak under control, and is now investigating to identify the cause.  To keep customers and staff safe, and to enable the investigations to continue, access to… read more … about Temporary partial closure of Todmorden Library>>

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A Calderdale community group has received High Court permission to go ahead with one part of its legal challenge against the Council’s adoption of the Local Plan.  On 6 September 2023, the High Court notified the Council that Clifton Neighbourhood Forum’s application for permission to apply for a statutory challenge has been granted on the… read more … about Local Plan legal challenge update>>

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Calderdale’s pioneering approaches to nature recovery and natural flood management have been showcased in a major national report. The ‘Powers in Place: Nature’ report by UK100 looks at the powers local authorities have to drive nature recovery, tackle climate change and deliver health and wellbeing benefits by promoting engagement with the natural environment. UK100 is… read more … about Calderdale’s nature recovery work in national spotlight>>

Five new faces have joined the Council to take the lead on delivering Calderdale’s show-stopping Year of Culture 2024. The foundations are already well underway for the iconic cultural events programme, to celebrate Calderdale turning 50 in 2024. And now, the newly created Year of Culture delivery team will step up the preparations with local… read more … about Welcoming the team behind Calderdale’s Year of Culture 2024>>

Year of Culture 2024 delivery team