Category Archives: Parks

Calderdale Council is supporting Keep Britain Tidy’s annual Great British Spring Clean campaign and is working with community volunteers to support local clean up events. In the past 12 months, people have relied on the places close to home, like local parks, as somewhere to enjoy the outdoors, exercise and to play. Calderdale Council staff,… read more … about Supporting the Great British Spring Clean>>

Shaw Park clean up

Following the announcement that England will return to national lockdown restrictions with immediate effect, Calderdale Council is working through the implications for its services. Everyone must stay at home, except for essential reasons such as food shopping, exercise within the local area and medical appointments. As such, further Council service updates have been issued in… read more … about Update on Council services>>

COVID

Calderdale parks have once again been recognised by the Green Flag Award scheme as some of the best in the world. Eight parks in Calderdale have received the prestigious Green Flag Award, which is the mark of a quality park or green space. The Green Flag Award scheme, managed by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy… read more … about Recognition for Calderdale parks in a year like no other>>

Ogden Water

All play areas and outdoor gyms in Calderdale are due to reopen by Friday 10 July – but the Council has issued important guidance to ensure everyone can enjoy the facilities safely, as COVID-19 is still within our communities. The Government advised that playgrounds and outdoor gyms across England could reopen from Saturday 4 July… read more … about Playgrounds and outdoor gyms to reopen across Calderdale>>

COVID

Calderdale Council is asking for the cooperation of residents and visitors to help to keep the borough’s parks and countryside safe and clean. The recent hot weather and the easing of lockdown restrictions has led to Calderdale parks and countryside sites being incredibly busy, which has caused a number of major issues, including problems with… read more … about Respecting the countryside and keeping safe>>

Cllr Press

The historic bandstand in Centre Vale Park, Todmorden, is now Grade II listed. This comes after a successful application from the local community to Historic England to list the building to help protect its future. The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has added the bandstand to the national List of Buildings… read more … about Bandstand strikes right note for listed status>>

Calderdale Council

As part of its ongoing battle against littering, Calderdale Council is backing the Chewing Gum Action Group’s ‘Bin it your way’ campaign. Complementing the Council’s own ‘Don’t Muck About’ anti-littering campaign, ‘Bin it your way’ encourages people to dispose of their chewing gum responsibly and avoid a fine of up to £80. Posters and banners… read more … about Tackling chewing gum litter in Calderdale>>

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