Category Archives: Enforcement

A Calderdale resident has been ordered to pay over £1000 for breach of an enforcement notice requiring the removal of scrap vehicles and building materials from land in Colden, Hebden Bridge. Michael Czabaniuk, 60, of High House Farm, Colden, was found to be storing scrap vehicles, building materials and other plant, vehicles and machinery on… read more … about Resident fined for planning breach>>

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A successful Enforcement Action Week showed that Calderdale Council means business when it comes to tackling anti-social behaviour. The Council and its partner organisations stepped up their patrols, checks and enforcement from Monday 23 September, sending out a clear message that irresponsible behaviour such as fly-tipping, illegal parking, littering and vehicle idling will not be… read more … about Enforcement Action Week tackles irresponsible behaviour>>

Last night, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet heard how the actions delivered as part of the First 100 Days plan are making a real difference to people in Calderdale. In June this year, Calderdale Council’s administration unveiled an ambitious programme to be delivered over the next 100 days. The actions in the plan were set out under… read more … about First 100 Days delivers real change>>

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Changes to the on-street parking charges in Brighouse town centre are being considered by Calderdale councillors. In July 2018, changes were introduced to tariffs for on-street spaces in Brighouse with a free period for a 30 minutes followed by a 20p charge for the next 30 minutes, to a maximum stay of one hour. These… read more … about Review of on-street parking charges in Brighouse town centre>>


Calderdale Council is cracking down on bad behaviour that puts the borough’s safety and beauty at risk. Enforcement Action Week from Monday 23 to Sunday 29 September 2019 will show there’s ‘no messing’ when it comes to following the rules that protect local people and the environment. Patrols, checks and enforcement will be stepped up… read more … about Council clamps down on bad behaviour>>

A Calderdale woman, who cared for her vulnerable father, has been found guilty of fraud by abuse of position, for over-claiming wages from her father’s Direct Payments. Following a trial at Bradford Crown Court, Sarah Jane Garbutt from Todmorden, was sentenced to a Community Order of 12 months and 120 hours of unpaid work, after… read more … about Calderdale resident found guilty of fraud>>

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Over 520 people were prosecuted by police for the ‘fatal four offences’ in Calderdale in just over a year. As part of Operation Hawmill, 527 people were issued fixed penalty notices for speeding, drink or drug driving, driving without a seatbelt or driving whilst using a mobile phone from March 2018 to April this year…. read more … about Road safety operation which saw over 500 people prosecuted in a year relaunches in Calderdale>>

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Action to reduce the risk of moorland fires continues in Calderdale, with new signs going up on moors across the borough to warn people that using barbecues and lighting fires is banned. Last month Calderdale Council introduced a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) in areas of the countryside, to prohibit the lighting of fires, barbecues,… read more … about New signs warn of barbecue ban on Calderdale moorland>>

A farmer from Hebden Bridge has been banned from keeping livestock for seven years, after failing to comply with animal welfare legislation. Jennifer Pickles, 69, of High Royd Farm in Hebden Bridge appeared before Bradford Magistrates’ Court on Friday 5 July and pleaded guilty to a number of offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006…. read more … about Calderdale farmer sentenced for animal welfare offences>>

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