Category Archives: Environmental Health

People will have another opportunity to comment on Calder Valley Skip Hire’s application to Calderdale Council for an Environmental Permit to run a small waste incinerator plant at Belmont Industrial Estate in Sowerby Bridge. Following the previous two public consultations, the Council has reviewed the significant amount of feedback received. In response, the Council is… read more … about Incinerator application continues, with more time to have your say>>

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Calder Valley Skip Hire has submitted a new application to Calderdale Council for an Environmental Permit, to run a small waste incinerator plant at Belmont Industrial Estate in Sowerby Bridge. Local people can have their say on this application during a 35-day public consultation period, which ends at 5pm on Monday 1 April 2024. Cllr… read more … about Have your say on incinerator application>>

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Calderdale Council is urging local food businesses to follow hygiene rules to protect customers, after it successfully prosecuted a takeaway for 23 food safety offences. Kebab House on Old Lane, Brighouse, has stopped trading as its owner was found guilty of breaking the law and putting the public’s health at risk. Offences included: Food products… read more … about Dirty takeaway closes after court action>>

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An army of Calderdale Council teams took to the streets of the Upper Calder Valley last week, in three Days of Action to help make the area safer, cleaner and greener and to prepare for winter.  From litter picking to road safety checks, teams focused on the things that matter most and make the biggest… read more … about Days of Action tackle issues that matter most>>

Calderdale Council is taking action to clamp down on poor energy efficiency standards in rented properties in the borough, to help lower rates of fuel poverty and improve living conditions. Around 16,000 households in Calderdale are privately rented. It’s important that these homes meet Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) regulations, which state that privately rented… read more … about Taking action on cold homes in Calderdale>>

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People who keep birds and poultry must keep them indoors to limit the spread of avian influenza. Commonly known as bird flu, avian influenza is a disease which is currently affecting the health of birds across the UK. Over the last year, there have been more than 200 confirmed cases, making this the largest outbreak… read more … about Keep birds indoors to prevent the spread of disease>>

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Calderdale Council’s extensive investigation into alleged noises in the Holmfield area of Halifax has reached a conclusion. In response to complaints from some residents about reported noise in the area, including low frequency noise, the Council began a complex and thorough investigation. The Council takes the concerns and wellbeing of all local people seriously, and… read more … about Noise investigation comes to an end>>

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At the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 8 February 2021, members will consider an application for an Environmental Permit from Calder Valley Skip Hire Ltd. Calder Valley Skip Hire has applied for the permit to operate a small waste incinerator plant on Belmont Industrial Estate, Rochdale Road, Sowerby Bridge, The Council must determine… read more … about Decision required on Environmental Permit application>>

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In response to today’s Government announcement about local COVID-19 restrictions(external link), the Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift, said:  “We know that local people will be disappointed that the additional restrictions on household gatherings are still in place in the Halifax constituency. With the recent steady reduction in Calderdale’s COVID-19 rates, we had hoped… read more … about Local household restrictions still apply in Halifax>>