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Calderdale in the running for national arts award

Calderdale Council is in the running for a national arts award.

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An aerial view of Heptonstall

Home plan highway fears voiced over Heptonstall building bid

Proposals to build a home with additional resident parking and a turning head for service vehicles at land off Townfield Lane, Heptonstall, will shortly be considered by Calderdale Council having received a negative reaction from those who have so far commented in the application process.

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Yorkshire transport is to undergo a major overhaul.

The North is watching: Ex-Chancellor's warning to Government as 'revolutionary' 30-year Yorkshire transport vision is unveiled

A radical overhaul of ticketing and high speed rail travel between Leeds and Manchester in half an hour are at the centrepiece of a 30 year vision for transport in the North laid out today.
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Calderdale Council unanimously rejects controversial incinerator plans

Controversial plans to build an incinerator near to two schools have been thrown out by Calderdale Council.
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An iced-up Shay Lane, Halifax, pictured by Coun Andrew Tagg

Calderdale Council completes U-turn and reverses its controversial gritting policy - see if your road will now be salted this winter

Calderdale Council has reversed its controversial new gritting policy.

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Gritters have been out in force over night

Is Calderdale Council gritting your road? Here is the list of routes no longer being treated

Residents in many areas of Calderdale have been discovering whether or not Calderdale Council are gritting their roads in this week’s icy spell,

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Coun Marcus Thompson will be the next Mayor of Calderdale

Coun Marcus Thompson will be Calderdale’s next Mayor

Skircoat ward Councillor Marcus Thompson has been chosen to become Mayor of Calderdale for the civic year 2018-19.

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Pressure is growing on Transport Secretary Chris Grayling over scrapped rail electrification plans.

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London.

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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.

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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.

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Calderdale Councils Cabinet Member for Public Health and Inequalities, CouncillorFaisal Shoukat

Figures reveal suicide rate in Calderdale higher than UK average

A new plan to reduce the number of suicides in Calderdale is being implemented by Calderdale Council and partners.

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Councillor Susan Press

Leaders to rule on funding support for borough's most vulnerable people

Leaders at Calderdale Council will decide whether to allow funding to continue for a grant scheme that provides financial support to vulnerable people in the borough.
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Councillor Tim Swift and George Paterson, Director of Property Services at Together Housing Group

Post-Grenfell fire review recommends £500,000 of safety measures in Calderdale

A REVIEW of council buildings across Calderdale in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire has recommended the authority spends £500,000 improving fire safety.

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Robin Tuddenham, Electoral Registration Officer at Calderdale Council,

Council chief urges residents to their say on boundary changes

The chief executive at Calderdale Council is urging residents to have their say on the proposed changes to Parliamentary constituencies in England
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Calder Valley MP Craig Whittaker (Conservative) and Halifax MP Holly Lynch

'Halifax' constituency axed in revised parliamentary boundary plan

The Halifax constituency will be no more if major changes to redraw the Parliamentary constituency boundaries in Yorkshire are given the go-ahead.

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Portland Place and Prescott Street, Halifax

What £40m Halifax town centre road scheme will mean for you - junction by junction

The £40m earmarked for the regeneration of Halifax town centre will see a totally revamped road system be developed.

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The Archbishop of York

Sentamu asked to help end Yorkshire devolution deadlock

THE ARCHBISHOP of York has been asked to intervene to help end the deadlock over efforts to give Yorkshire more control over its own affairs.

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34% of Leave voters admit having racist attitudes, research finds (PA Archive)

34% of Leave voters admit having racist attitudes, research finds

Britons who voted Leave in the EU referendum are more likely to describe themselves as "racially prejudiced" than those who voted Remain, according to new research.

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There is still time to comment on Calderdale's Local Plan, which will shape the area's housing builds over the coming decades

Still time to send council your views on Calderdale Local Plan - and there are some drop-in sessions

There are just over two weeks left for local people to have their say on the draft plans for housing, employment, infrastructure and open spaces in Calderdale over the next 15 years.

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Councils back ‘One Yorkshire’ devolution plan

Councils back ‘One Yorkshire’ devolution plan

Council leaders are calling for urgent talks with the government on an elected mayor and Yorkshire devolution.

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