Author Archives: Calderdale Council

Funding to support a programme of work to attract visitors and local people back to Calderdale villages and towns is being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. The Council has successfully bid for funding from the Government’s Welcome Back fund, to help with COVID economic recovery work across the borough. Cabinet will be asked to accept… read more … about Funding to Welcome Back visitors>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

The importance of culture in Calderdale’s recovery from the impacts of the pandemic is being discussed by the Council’s Cabinet. An ambitious and far-reaching draft cultural strategy will be presented to the Cabinet at their meeting on Monday 4 October. It has been developed to harness the power of the borough’s unique culture and heritage… read more … about Putting culture at the heart of the borough’s recovery>>

Shibden

Steps to become an Age Friendly Calderdale, where people can live full, healthy and happy later lives, will be discussed at the Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 4 October. This comes after the International Day of Older Persons on Friday 1 October, which the Council is proud to support. The worldwide awareness day is celebrated… read more … about Steps towards an Age Friendly Calderdale>>

Cllr Fenton-Glynn

Calderdale Council is proposing a new plan of action for housing over the next five years, to help boost the quality of homes, life and the environment. Cabinet Members will discuss the Calderdale Housing Strategy 2021-2026 at their meeting on Monday 4 October. Housing plays a major role in the Vision2024 for Calderdale by helping… read more … about Housing plan aims to boost quality of life>>

Cllr Patient

A new policy to introduce restrictions around the use of advertising boards on public footways, is being presented to Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Concerns have been raised by local groups about the use of free-standing advertising ‘A-boards’ on pavements in Calderdale town centres and the dangers they can pose, particularly for wheelchair and pushchair users, as… read more … about Safely sharing space in our towns>>

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Visitors to Rastrick Library can now enjoy improved access, following the completion of work to install a new ramp, designed in a style to fit in with the rest of the Grade II listed building. Rastrick Library was built in 1912 and was designed by a well-known local architect, R F Rogerson. The impressive stone… read more … about Access improvements complete at Rastrick Library>>

Rastrick Library access improvements

Firms from across Calderdale will join an online webinar session later this month to discuss the role of businesses in tackling the climate emergency on a local level. The session is being held as part of the Let’s Talk Trade series of panel discussions delivered by Calderdale Council and the Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce,… read more … about Local businesses aim to tackle Calderdale’s climate emergency>>

Joint press release with the National Trust Calderdale Council and the National Trust are jointly hosting an online meeting to give people a chance to find out more about local woodlands and ask questions about how these are managed. On Thursday 23 September from 6.30pm, knowledgeable representatives from the National Trust and Calderdale Council, as well… read more … about Online community meeting planned to help people in Calderdale learn more about the area’s woodlands>>

Hardcastle Crags tree planting