Category Archives: Vision2024

Calderdale’s new cultural strategy provides a roadmap for creative delivery over the next 10 years. A new cultural strategy, guiding and celebrating the role of culture in Calderdale’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, has now launched. The pandemic has affected every aspect of life and has hit the cultural sector hard. To support the sector’s… read more … about Creativity Flows through Calderdale>>

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Local food businesses, market traders or those looking to start their own business are invited to register their interest in an exciting new food and culture festival planned for Calderdale this June. The Flavourfest local market is due to take place outside Calderdale College, as part of a month-long festival of events and activities in… read more … about Giving enterprising communities a taste of an exciting new food festival>>

The Ukrainian flag will fly at Halifax Town Hall this month, as a mark of Calderdale’s ongoing solidarity with Ukrainian communities. Every weekend in April, from Saturday 9 April 2022 and including Good Friday and Easter Monday, Calderdale Council will fly Ukraine’s blue and yellow flag from the Town Hall’s flagpole. The Council is also… read more … about Standing together with Ukrainian communities>>

A Calderdale care home has been praised for providing a high-quality place to live and be supported. Positive feedback from residents and families about Bridge House Care Home in Brighouse, such as “safe”, “caring”, “comfortable”, “friendly” and “helpful”, was highlighted in a report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after it rated the home as… read more … about Teamwork drives transformation at Calderdale care home>>

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Calderdale’s Local Plan has reached a major milestone after the Council received a letter from the Planning Inspector outlining her interim findings.  It follows the completion of the stage four Examination in Public hearing sessions in January 2022 and a review by the independent Planning Inspector, Ms Katie Child, of the Council’s completed post hearing… read more … about Local Plan reaches key milestone>>

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An exciting new venture will bring an unused historic building in Sowerby Bridge back to life, as work gets underway on its transformation. The stunning, Grade II listed ‘old Town Hall’ building on Town Hall Street will be revitalised, after standing empty for several years following the closure of the bank that was previously located… read more … about New lease of life for historic building>>

Work has begun on the most significant phase of demolition works of the former Punchbowl pub building at Salterhebble, outside Halifax, as part of phase 1b of the A629 corridor improvement programme. The pub has been closed, and the building empty, for many years and was in poor condition, both inside and out. The building… read more … about Knockout for Punchbowl>>

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Local people are invited to have their say on proposals for a Park Ward Neighbourhood Plan, which would set out planning policies for future development in the area. Park Ward is a vibrant, multi-cultural area to the west of Halifax town centre and is home to around 16,000 people and approximately 250 businesses of all… read more … about Have your say on the future of development in Park ward>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

Work will soon begin on the exciting, new leisure centre in Halifax – with this multi-million pound investment bringing state-of-the-art facilities to the borough. Calderdale Council is investing in the development of a new leisure centre and swimming pool on the site of the existing North Bridge Leisure Centre, bringing top-class, combined facilities to Calderdale’s… read more … about Council ready to move with new leisure facility>>