Category Archives: Roads and Highways

Work has started in an area of Mixenden to make it safer and more enjoyable to walk, cycle, rest and play outside. Calderdale Council is transforming the streets around Ash Green Community Primary School to reduce traffic, increase the number of green spaces and help improve air quality for people’s health and climate action. This… read more … about Mixenden project to create safer, healthier and greener streets>>

How the streets could look around Ash Green

Residents, businesses and road users in Calderdale are being asked to have their say on plans to increase the Council’s enforcement powers, supporting safer roads for all. Moving traffic offences in Calderdale are currently enforced by West Yorkshire Police, but Calderdale Council is planning to apply for new powers from the Department of Transport to… read more … about Have your say on plans for new enforcement powers>>

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Pedestrians can now walk to the centre of Mytholmroyd more easily, thanks to the opening of a modern new footbridge that crosses the River Calder. The bridge opened to the public on Wednesday 20 March 2024, after local businessperson, Jo Ward from Jo’s Kitchen next to the bridge, cut a ribbon to mark this significant… read more … about Best foot forward as new bridge opens in Mytholmroyd>>

Improved road layouts, better facilities for walking and cycling and enhanced public transport connectivity will help transform Halifax town centre, with local people invited to have their say on the latest designs. Calderdale Council is delivering the A629 Phase 2 Halifax town centre scheme, an ambitious regeneration project which is fully funded through the West… read more … about Shaping future travel in and around Halifax>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Over £8million is set to be invested in Calderdale’s highways network over the next 12 months, with the proposed work plan being considered by the Council’s Cabinet. Well-maintained highways and high-quality infrastructure are key for road safety and in encouraging the use of active travel methods, which subsequently supports the Council’s carbon reduction ambitions. The… read more … about Investing in our highways network>>

Cllr Jenny Lynn, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Public Services and Communities

Plans to transform travel and public spaces in and around Halifax town centre are moving forward, with Calderdale Council appointing the construction contractor to carry out the works.  The A629 Phase 2 Halifax town centre scheme is an ambitious regeneration project which is fully funded through the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund…. read more … about Contractor appointed for major Halifax town centre improvements>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

Ambitious, multi-million-pound investment to support development in south east Calderdale is being discussed at the meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 12 February 2024. Members will consider proposals for significant investment to enable new sustainable growth opportunities in and around Brighouse, which will support the delivery of the Local Plan for Calderdale. New garden… read more … about Supporting a thriving future in south east Calderdale>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

Feedback from local people and organisations is being used to help shape plans to improve walking and cycling provision in north and west Halifax. Calderdale Council, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, is working on two projects which focus on a number of changes to roads and facilities around the areas of north… read more … about Feedback shapes improvements in north and west Halifax>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

Press release from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service Firefighters at West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS) are hoping to educate over one thousand young people in the coming days as we take part in a series of events to issue important information as part of in Road Safety Week 2023. The seven days… read more … about Firefighters look to educate hundreds of young people as part of Road Safety Week 2023>>

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