Category Archives: Towns

Christmas is in full swing at Halifax Borough Market, marking the end of a year of great progress towards the Victorian building’s transformation. Calderdale Council has launched a Christmas campaign to encourage people to shop locally and visit the market for a unique festive experience. There are independent stalls selling a variety of gifts and… read more … about Merry and bright at Halifax Borough Market>>

Historic clock inside Halifax Borough Market

Work to transform the Victoria Theatre in Halifax is soon due to start, aimed at ensuring that more people can enjoy all that the theatre has to offer. The work, which is funded by the UK Government’s Future High Streets Fund, is set to begin, with Calderdale Council appointing the construction company Morris and Spottiswood… read more … about Curtain up on theatre improvement work>>

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

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

Calderdale Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority are asking for people’s views on updated proposals for a series of planned improvements stretching from Halifax town centre to communities in the north of the town. The A629 north project is focused on improvements between Orange Street roundabout in the town centre, to Ogden in north… read more … about Have your say on updated plans to improve travel in and around north Halifax>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

Large beams have been lifted into place, forming part of a new footbridge spanning the River Calder in Mytholmroyd. The new bridge is located at the junction of New Road and Burnley Road in the centre of Mytholmroyd and will replace the existing footbridge. The current pedestrian bridge required significant repair work, to the extent… read more … about New footbridge in Mytholmroyd taking shape>>

Bridge beams being lifted into place in Mytholmroyd

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 businesses can now benefit from more free advice to help them grow and manage challenges like the cost of living. In 2021, Calderdale Council set up the Place Development Team to help local hospitality businesses recover from the pandemic. Since then, the team has evolved and now provides support and business engagement to a… read more … about New online advice sessions for Calderdale businesses>>

Place Development Team receiving Our Stars award

Think you know Halifax? An event at the Borough Market will showcase how the town is being transformed thanks to unprecedented investment. It’s a chance for local people to see how their experience of Halifax will be changing for the better, and to get involved in the conversation about its vibrant and sustainable future. At… read more … about Event invites people to share ambitions for Halifax town centre>>

The first of three new Changing Places toilets in Calderdale is now open at Todmorden Learning Centre, improving facilities in the town, particularly for those with severe disabilities or complex needs. As part of the Changing Places programme, a partnership between the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) and Muscular Dystrophy UK, Calderdale… read more … about New Changing Places facility improves accessibility in Todmorden>>

Changing Places facility in Todmorden