Cycling charity wants visitors to join the ride at the Piece Hall

A NEW cycling charity  is hoping a little pedal power will give a lift to visitors at Halifax’s landmark Piece Hall.

Helen Batt, director for flood risk management in the Calderdale area

£2m flood reduction schemes given the go ahead in Calderdale

Six more schemes to help reduce the risk of flooding have been given the green light by Calderdale Flood Partnership Board.

Christmas shoppers in Halifax

Free parking offers in Calderdale for Christmas shoppers

Shoppers in Calderdale will be able to park for free on Saturdays in selected car parks across the borough in the run up to Christmas.

The Government has criticised the lack of progress on the Calderdale Local Plan

Calderdale Council leaders come under fire over Local Plan progress

Leaders at Calderdale Council have been heavily criticised over the development of its Local Plan which aims to build thousands of homes over the next few years.

Congestion on Huddersfield Road, brighouse

Plan for £52.4m Brighouse bypass moves a step closer

Schemes which could deliver millions of pounds worth of investment in Brighouse to boost employment and reduce congestion have moved a step closer.

St Peters Gate, Walsden.  (Google Street View)

Woman injured in attempted carjacking by masked man armed with baseball bat

A woman was threatened by a masked man carrying a baseball bat who demanded her keys in an attempted carjacking in Calderdale

Attempted murder investigation launched in Todmorden

Attempted murder investigation launched in Todmorden

An investigation into an attempted murder of a man in Todmorden are appealing for information
digiPlaySpace will be staying at Eureka until April 2018

Eureka visitor numbers soar with digiPlaySpace to stay until 2018

Eureka! the national children's museum has had its busiest summer in nearly 20 years and one of its new attractions will be in place until 2018.

Will there be changes made to the Calderdale Local Plan

Leaders to fight Government target of new homes needed in controversial Calderdale Local Plan

The leaders at Calderdale Council will look to cut the number of new homes needed in the controversial Local Plan to under 10,000.

Accident on the m62

Police appeal for witnesses after woman seriously injured in M62 crash

Police are appealing for information following a crash on the M62 near to Junction 24 that left a woman seriously injured.
The new Calderdale Community Wardens

New wardens to protect and serve Calderdale's communities

A new group of community wardens will be tackling issues from anti-social behaviour and road safety to littering and dog fouling across the borough.

The Rev Linda Maslen will abseil down St Marks Church in Siddal

Reverend to abseil down church to raise £10,000 for new boiler

A reverend in Halifax will look to conquer her fear of heights and abseil down a church to raise £10,000 for a new boiler system.

Dorothy Stevens at the dance studio in Lightcliffe

Plans to demolish historic Dorothy Stevens dance studio

A dance studio where a legendary ballet teacher brought joy to thousands of boys and girls will be demolished if plans go-ahead.

Filming outside the former Sowerby Bridge Police station

Fancy moving into the former police station that starred in the Happy Valley TV series?

Fans of the Calderdale-based BBC drama Happy Valley can move into one of the buildings featured in the hit series.
Calderdale Royal Infirmary

Thousands hit by hospital car park fines in ‘taxing of sick’

NHS bosses have been accused of “taxing the sick” as it emerges that tens of thousands of people using the region’s hospitals are being hit with parking fines.


Huge campaign launched to get guns and 'trophies of war' off Calderdale streets

Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Policing is supporting this year’s national firearms surrender to rid the streets in Calderdale of guns.

Wakefield Road in Brighouse will be closed overnight due to roadworks

Main route to the M62 at Brighouse set for overnight closure

One of the main routes taking traffic to the M62 at Brighouse will be closed overnight due to roadworks.

Writer Mark Illis

How Emmerdale writer's life was changed by falling in love with Hebden Bridge

What was meant to be a brief flirtation with Hebden Bridge turned into a life changer for professional writer Mark Illis and his wife Sally

Carole Roberts, a director at LoveBread, Brighouse.

Community bakery's pledge to help more young people

Brighouse community bakery LoveBread has joined a pledge to show what they will do to encourage and enable more young people to do more within the community.

Nestle in Halifax

Nestle ready to speed up staff and company restructuring

Food giant Nestlé expects organic sales growth to stay muted in the fourth quarter and is speeding up its restructuring programme as it seeks to improve profit margins.
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