Category Archives: Towns

The unique heritage and culture of Halifax will be showcased as part of a new trail around the town’s centre, mixing existing landmarks with new art installations. The ‘Art and About Trail’ is part of Future High Streets Fund work in Halifax, funded by the Government and being delivered by Calderdale Council.  The trail is… read more … about Artist call-out for new cultural trail in Halifax>>

Think you know Halifax? branding and central market clock

Key infrastructure improvements in south east Calderdale are being discussed by the Council’s Cabinet at the meeting on Monday 11 March 2024. In line with the Council’s priority for thriving towns and places, the Cabinet will consider two reports relating to south east Calderdale, which aim to support economic growth, bring opportunities for local people… read more … about Progressing plans for south east Calderdale>>

Cllr Scott Patient outside Halifax Town Hall

Plans to upgrade and revitalise public spaces in Todmorden town centre have moved a step forward, with Calderdale Council appointing the designers for a project to rejuvenate Bramsche Square and the surrounding areas. The Public Places in the Heart of Todmorden project is part of the Todmorden Town Deal, a £17.5m regeneration programme funded by… read more … about Moving forward with plans for improved public spaces in the heart of Todmorden>>

Cllr Sarah Courtney outside Halifax Town Hall

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

The Anne Lister Birthday Festival is returning for 2024, with organisations across Calderdale hosting events to celebrate and remember the life and legacy of Shibden Hall’s most famous resident. The famous landowner, entrepreneur, mountaineer, scholar, traveller, and lesbian, Anne Lister was born in Halifax on 3 April 1791. To celebrate what would have been Anne’s… read more … about Festival returns to celebrate the remarkable life of Anne Lister>>

Anne Lister portrait

Calderdale Council and the LTA agree partnership to breathe new life into local park tennis courts across the borough  The project will see £230,948 of investment across Calderdale’s public parks  Investment comes from the UK Government and LTA Tennis Foundation’s Park Tennis Project, being delivered by the LTA and Calderdale Council Work is underway to transform five… read more … about Local park tennis courts in Calderdale set for renovation>>

The new, improved Elland market reopens on Friday 9 February in its original position of the Market Square, as part of a £6 million transformation of Elland town centre. Funding from the Government’s Future High Streets Fund is transforming the centre of Elland supporting improvements to public spaces, the main shopping areas around Southgate and… read more … about A bright new future for historic market>>

Visualisation showing Market Square in Elland

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