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How Calderdale's roadwork delays could become a thing of the past

Could roadworks delays become a thing of the past in Calderdale? Well, they might if a reorganisation of two Calderdale Council departments takes place. READ MORE: Leaders to splash out £629,000 for system to help plan Calderdale transport projects...

50 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Testing Calderdale’s response to flooding with a number of recovery exercises

Calderdale Council and its flood partner organisations recently rehearsed the actions they would take during and after a flood, to ensure the best possible preparation for any future incidents. The first ‘response’ exercise involved Council staff and...

today, 19:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is all you need to know about Winterlight Festival 2018 in Sowerby Bridge

The annual Winterlight Festival is set to light up Sowerby Bridge streets once more this weekend. Organisers are hoping the free event will be a cultural extravaganza with live music, food, drink and fireworks. The festival team is asking visitors to...

today, 17:13 in Yorkshire & Humber

New in depth details released for £18m Elland train station project

It is expected 400,000 passengers a year will use the new £18 million Elland Railway Station when the project is fully delivered by 2022. Designs for the station – at Lowfields Way – and the wider area will see three new pedestrian bridges ultimately...

today, 16:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here are the festive events taking place in Calder Valley this Christmas

There are plenty of festive events taking place up and down the valley as Churches Together in Hebden Royd prepare for Christmas. With carol concerts and nativity plays, here are the services happening locally up to Christmas: Read: RSPCA faces...

today, 15:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Calder Valley MP Craig Whittaker welcomes £196.5m funding for Calderdale NHS trust

The Calder Valley MP believes the funding that will help revamp Calderdale Royal Hospital is a huge boost for the health service. The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has approved £196.5 million of capital funding to progress plans for...

today, 14:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Ex-Hipperholme Grammar pupils head back to school for fundraiser with a difference

A group of former Hipperholme Grammar School students donned their school uniforms once more as they organised a reunion with a difference – a photoshoot for a charity calendar. Spearheading the charitable fundraiser, Anna Lancashire rallied around...

today, 14:03 in Yorkshire & Humber

Calderdale's only lap dancing club La Salsa denied licence

Calderdale’s sole lap dancing club faces an uncertain future after councillors refused to renew its licence. La Salsa, in Silver Street, Halifax, whose sex establishment licence expires tomorrow, December 12, failed to win support from Calderdale...

today, 13:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

RSPCA faces busiest winter day as it expects thousands of calls this Christmas

The RSPCA is bracing itself for the busiest day this Christmas period, today (December 11). The animal welfare charity’s 24-hour emergency hotline received 55,821 calls from members of the public in December last year and December 11 was the busiest...

today, 12:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

D-Day ruling on huge renovation plan for Calderdale mill

The fate of a historic mill in Hebden Bridge will be decided by Calderdale councillors as thy decide on plans for the building. Plans have been submitted to Calderdale Council for Old Town Mill to be transformed by a Yorkshire based company Clay...

today, 11:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Pet memorial Christmas tree helping Calderdale's needy pets

Pet owners in Calderdale are invited to remember their beloved cats and dogs at Christmas – and raise money for charity. Shearbridge Veterinary Centre has placed a Christmas tree in reception of its two surgeries in Queensbury and Hipperholme where...

today, 10:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Cars seized in Halifax in fight against Calderdale's demon drivers

Cars have been seized and drivers reported as police continue their fight against dangerous and irresponsible drivers in Calderdale. As part of Operation Hawmill police officers were in the Halifax North area on December 3 and during the shift, two...

today, 10:32 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man, 21, in hospital after being shot in Huddersfield

Two men have been arrested after a 21-year-old was shot in an incident in Huddersfield last night. Police were called shortly to reports of a male being injured on Walpole Road after 10pm last night. The victim was approached by two men while in his...

today, 10:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

Norovirus warning as figures reveal over 9000 hospital bed days lost to bug in Yorkshire last winter

The NHS in Yorkshire and the Humber is appealing to residents to heed healthcare professionals’ advice on norovirus as figures show the extent of invaluable hospital bed space lost due to the nasty condition last winter. Health bosses have revealed...

today, 09:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Ban on car parking proposed for Calderdale street

Ongoing road problems has seen proposals put forward to stop parking at anytime on a Hebden Bridge street. As a part of the traffic review of Church Lane and Mytholm Steeps by Calderdale Council, it has been identified that the current parking...

today, 08:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

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