Monthly Archives: June 2024

Firefighters will be out across West Yorkshire today (June 14th) as part of a day of action aiming to prevent moorland fires. Fire service crews, along with members of Calderdale’s Community Safety Partnership, will be in Calderdale spreading the #BeMoorAware message, briefing key landowners on prohibitions and reporting of concerns, updating current signage and speaking… read more … about Day of action to prevent moorland fires>>

PSPO sign on Calderdale moorland

Over 250 people gathered at the annual ‘We are Calderdale’ event in Halifax to celebrate 50 years of the borough of Calderdale, the realisation of Vision 2024, the ambitions for 2024 and beyond, and Calderdale’s Year of Culture. On Thursday 13 June, the Council held one of its biggest events of the year at Dean… read more … about Special event celebrates 50 years of Calderdale>>

Annapurna dance performing at We Are Calderdale

A free new event is taking place on the last Friday of every month at Todmorden Markets. The Meet Market is a regular special evening event, held from 6-8pm in the heart of Todmorden at the outdoor market. Each of the themed, monthly events will feature live music, comedy, street food, drinks and gift stalls…. read more … about A chance to meet, eat and enjoy entertainment in Todmorden>>

Band performing at Todmorden Markets

Events are taking place across Calderdale this national Refugee Week(external link) (17-23 June 2024), with organisations coming together as part of the Year of Culture, to celebrate kindness and inclusion. Through a programme of arts, cultural, sports and educational events, Refugee Week celebrates the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking asylum. This… read more … about Celebrating kindness and inclusion this Refugee Week>>

Central Library

A Calderdale planning officer has received regional recognition, being named in the shortlist for the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Yorkshire Awards for Planning Excellence. Richard Riggs, Principal Planning Officer at Calderdale Council has been recognised in the Young Planner of the Year category at the prestigious awards, which recognise and highlight the positive contributions… read more … about Regional recognition for Richard>>

Richard Riggs, Planning Officer at the Council

This Pride month, and beyond, Calderdale Council is highlighting how important it is to be yourself, no matter how you identify, and to embrace diversity.   This is a central theme of Calderdale’s Year of Culture (CultureDale(external link)). With a commitment to inclusivity, the 12-month programme of events and activities ensures everyone can take part in,… read more … about CultureDale event inspires you to ‘be here, be you, be proud!’>>

Calderdale residents are being urged to register to vote and check voter application deadlines, to ensure they can have their say in the upcoming General Election. To vote in the General Election on Thursday 4 July 2024, residents must make sure they area registered to vote. The deadline to register is 11:59pm on Tuesday 18… read more … about Your vote matters – be prepared for the upcoming election>>

People in Calderdale are being asked to share their thoughts about how they feel connected to their local neighbourhood and the wider Calderdale area, to help inform work to build stronger communities. Calderdale Council is developing a new approach to social cohesion through the Building Stronger Communities Framework – a document which supports the borough… read more … about Have your say and help to build stronger communities in Calderdale>>

Two people holding hands