Monthly Archives: February 2024

Plans to upgrade and revitalise public spaces in Todmorden town centre have moved a step forward, with Calderdale Council appointing the designers for a project to rejuvenate Bramsche Square and the surrounding areas. The Public Places in the Heart of Todmorden project is part of the Todmorden Town Deal, a £17.5m regeneration programme funded by… read more … about Moving forward with plans for improved public spaces in the heart of Todmorden>>

Cllr Sarah Courtney outside Halifax Town Hall

Calderdale Council is joining the nation in remembering everyone who died during the COVID-19 pandemic, on Marie Curie’s annual Day of Reflection(external link) on Sunday 3 March 2024. The Council is encouraging local people to come together to remember and reflect by taking part in Sunday’s national minute’s silence at midday.  It is lighting up… read more … about Calderdale comes together to mark national Day of Reflection>>

Day of Reflection

Historic features of buildings in Sowerby Bridge are being revealed and restored, as work takes place to improve and preserve the fronts of businesses along the town’s high street. Sowerby Bridge’s high street is home to a number of buildings of unique heritage, recognised by Historic England through the Government’s High Streets Heritage Action Zone… read more … about Uncovering the hidden heritage of Sowerby Bridge>>

Olive Branch restaurant in Sowerby Bridge with heritage sign revealed

Elland Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC, or tip) is temporarily closing for up to two weeks from Monday 4 March 2024 to allow essential drainage works at the adjacent Ainleys Depot to take place safely.   The works are scheduled to be complete by Saturday 16 March 2024, depending on weather and ground conditions. The Brighouse,… read more … about Temporary closure of Elland tip to enable essential works>>

At Budget Council on Monday 26 February Calderdale Council’s Cabinet budget was approved. The budget prioritises protecting the most vulnerable and delivering good quality statutory services. The Council is legally required to set a balanced budget each year and has already found savings which now amount to over £125m per year since 2010.  Although the Council’s… read more … about Tough decisions in challenging times>>

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Calder Valley Skip Hire has submitted a new application to Calderdale Council for an Environmental Permit, to run a small waste incinerator plant at Belmont Industrial Estate in Sowerby Bridge. Local people can have their say on this application during a 35-day public consultation period, which ends at 5pm on Monday 1 April 2024. Cllr… read more … about Have your say on incinerator application>>

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Calderdale Council’s innovative work to tackle the climate emergency has received national recognition as one of only 10 councils shortlisted in the Net Zero category of the prestigious LGC Awards. The awards, which are held annually by the Local Government Chronicle (LGC), recognise the best of local government innovation and service delivery. The Net Zero… read more … about National recognition for net zero progress>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

Plans to transform travel and public spaces in and around Halifax town centre are moving forward, with Calderdale Council appointing the construction contractor to carry out the works.  The A629 Phase 2 Halifax town centre scheme is an ambitious regeneration project which is fully funded through the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund…. read more … about Contractor appointed for major Halifax town centre improvements>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall