Category Archives: Distinctiveness

Work to transform the Northgate development in Halifax town centre has now finished, revealing modern new office and retail spaces and an improved public courtyard area. The Northgate development has seen the transformation of the former central library and Council offices. The library section opened as Trinity Sixth Form Academy in September 2020 and the… read more … about Work on major Northgate development now complete>>

Northgate House, Halifax

Local people are being asked to have their say on proposed changes to the legal restrictions in place to protect Calderdale’s distinctive moorlands and to keep public spaces safe and clean. Calderdale Council is reviewing its Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs), which can prohibit certain behaviour or activity as well as require action to be… read more … about Protecting Calderdale’s countryside and communities>>

Walshaw

A new resource, showcasing the magnificent architecture, landscape and buildings available to be used for filming in the Calderdale area, has now launched. The new website, www.filmcalderdale.co.uk(external link) has been launched by Calderdale Council following a recent string of successful productions which were filmed in the borough. This includes the hit BBC series, Gentleman Jack;… read more … about Shining the spotlight on filming opportunities in Calderdale>>

Shibden

Local food businesses, market traders or those looking to start their own business are invited to register their interest in an exciting new food and culture festival planned for Calderdale this June. The Flavourfest local market is due to take place outside Calderdale College, as part of a month-long festival of events and activities in… read more … about Giving enterprising communities a taste of an exciting new food festival>>

An exciting new project has now launched to create a series of artworks within the Upper Calder Valley, not only raising awareness of the damage caused by climate change, but also helping to reduce its impact. The Art as Natural Flood Management project will see the creation of artworks that will also act as natural… read more … about New project offers creative solutions to reduce flood risk>>

Artworks by Trudi Entwistle

An exciting new venture will bring an unused historic building in Sowerby Bridge back to life, as work gets underway on its transformation. The stunning, Grade II listed ‘old Town Hall’ building on Town Hall Street will be revitalised, after standing empty for several years following the closure of the bank that was previously located… read more … about New lease of life for historic building>>

Local people are invited to have their say on proposals for a Park Ward Neighbourhood Plan, which would set out planning policies for future development in the area. Park Ward is a vibrant, multi-cultural area to the west of Halifax town centre and is home to around 16,000 people and approximately 250 businesses of all… read more … about Have your say on the future of development in Park ward>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

Local voluntary and community groups in Calderdale are encouraged to apply for funding of up to £3,000 as part of the Council’s Community Small Grants programme, which relaunches this February. The programme was suspended in 2020 due to the COVID-19 emergency. As the Council continues to focus on supporting the borough’s recovery, the Small Grant… read more … about Relaunch of small grants scheme to support local groups>>

Cllr Patient

Calderdale residents are being asked to share their thoughts about what it’s like to live in the borough to help inform ambitions for the future. The Vision perception survey gathers the views of local residents each year to help shape the Vision for Calderdale, as the borough approaches its 50th birthday in the year 2024…. read more … about Have your say and help shape Calderdale’s future>>

Cllr Tim Swift