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Calderdale’s Local Plan has reached a major milestone after the Council received a letter from the Planning Inspector outlining her interim findings.  It follows the completion of the stage four Examination in Public hearing sessions in January 2022 and a review by the independent Planning Inspector, Ms Katie Child, of the Council’s completed post hearing… read more … about Local Plan reaches key milestone>>

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Calderdale Council has completed work on a carbon neutral road resurfacing project – the first local authority to deliver a scheme of this kind in the North. The Council’s highways service has been working with contractor Miles Macadam to reduce and offset the carbon emissions created during road resurfacing work. This recognises the vital need… read more … about Innovative process supports carbon neutral highways maintenance>>

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Calderdale Council’s Leader, Cllr Tim Swift, has shared a message of support this afternoon for Ukrainians around the world: “There are many residents in Calderdale who have family and friends in Ukraine, who will be concerned and fearful about what the future holds. They and their families have my support and my solidarity, and that… read more … about Statement from Council Leader, Cllr Tim Swift>>

Cllr Tim Swift, Leader of Calderdale Council

An inspiring new recruitment campaign is inviting people to “make a difference – make it Calderdale Council.” The Council has launched the campaign to let more people know about its job vacancies and the many benefits of working for an organisation that helps to change lives across our communities. This is in response to the… read more … about Make a difference – make it Calderdale Council>>

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A key road between Elland and Brighouse will reopen early this month, following major repair work. Park Road has been closed since February 2020 when it was seriously damaged by a landslip after significant flooding caused by Storm Ciara. Vertical movement of 300mm caused cracking over a 60-metre length of the road, as well as… read more … about Reopening date for flood damaged Park Road>>

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A national project aimed at educating young people about prejudice and intolerance is coming to Calderdale schools.  The work, co-ordinated by the Council’s School Effectiveness Service, will see children at eight schools in the borough participating in the Heartstone’s Story Circle project, working with local poets, dancers, artists, musicians, historians and sculptors and studying books… read more … about Local children start on the road to the Heartstone Odyssey Book Festival>>

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A brand new, top-class leisure centre and swimming pool for Halifax could move a step closer to construction, as Cabinet Members discuss the next stages of the ambitious project to bring major benefits to the whole community. At Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 17 January, Members will consider whether to recommend to Full Council… read more … about A vision for sport and leisure in Halifax>>

There’s still time to have your say on plans to improve options for walking and cycling journeys in north and west Halifax. Calderdale Council, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, have been asking for people’s feedback on proposals to create safe, healthy and more inclusive places where people choose to walk, cycle and… read more … about Deadline extended to share feedback on plans for north and west Halifax>>

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Work is now underway to transform the Calder and Hebble junction corridor of the A629 near Halifax – the largest individual civil engineering project ever undertaken to date by Calderdale Council. Following final funding approvals from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, work can progress on Phase 1b of the A629 improvement scheme, which focuses on… read more … about Major £28million project to transform travel along the A629>>

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