‘People are angry about housing plans’ - Debate on Calderdale Local plan

It is absolutely vital that people are aware of these plans and have the opportunity to take part in the consultation to ensure that their views are taken into account.”

Calder Valley MP Craig Whittaker

Hundreds attend meeting called by MP to discuss Calderdale Local Plan

Hundreds of residents attended the first meeting organised by the the Calder Valley MP to discuss the Local Plan being put forward by Calderdale Council and the impacts it will have on towns and villages.

The Seated Man, a three-meter sculpture by Sean Henry, at Castleton Rigg, near Westerdale in the North York Moors National Park. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: Unsettled week ahead as August continues to disappoint

A wet and sometimes chilly week awaits for Yorkshire as the poor start to August continues.

Six members of Slow The Flow Calderdale got stuck in at the annual Tough Mudder Yorkshire challenge at Skipton last weekend. Pictures:  Nigel Plant

Calderdale Slow The Flow six get stuck into Yorkshire’s Tough Mudder challenge

Six members of Slow The Flow Calderdale got stuck in at the annual Tough Mudder Yorkshire challenge at Skipton last weekend, tackling a ten-mile, 30-obstacle course to raise funds.


Government to announce ban on new petrol and diesel cars

New diesel and petrol cars and vans will be banned from 2040 as part of efforts to tackle air pollution, the Government is expected to announce.

Frustration: John Tombling

We put it out - it’s not always picked up...

Residents of a Calder Valley street are frustrated by the erratic nature of their reycling collection recently.

A lightning bolt over the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth last night as storms moved up the country toward Yorkshire. Picture: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Yorkshire Weather: When will the thunderstorms hit and how severe are they likely to be?

Thunderstorms are continuing to affect parts of Britain, with lightning and heavy downpours expected to hit both the morning and evening rush hours.

A sea bird flies past the rising sun near the RSPB nature reserve at Bempton Cliffs in Yorkshire. But the weather will turn nasty in the coming days with thunderstorms predicted. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Yorkshire weather: Met Office issues warning as thunderstorms are expected to hit Tuesday and Wednesday

Thunderstorms and potential flooding have been forecast to hit Yorkshire on Wednesday, prompting weather warnings from the Met Office.

One heart will be based in Manor Heath Park all week

Show love for your park this #LoveParks Week

Calderdale parks are taking part in celebrations to mark Love Parks Week which runs until Sunday (July 23).

Weather: Warm temperatures to return this week

Weather: Warm temperatures to return this week

After a cool start to the week, warm temperatures will return to Yorkshire.

The summer is about to make a comeback in Yorkshire

Yorkshire weather: Sunshine to end the week

We should be able to enjoy some sunshine this week in Yorkshire after a miserable week of torrential rain.

Rain it Otley

Yorkshire weather: Wet and windy but good news for the weekend

It's felt like October for the last few days with heavy showers and falling temperatures in stark contrast to the recent heatwave.

Rain clouds have been sweeping across Yorkshire (Image: Met Office)

Yorkshire weather: Heavy rain and strong winds to last

What a difference a week makes.

Councillor Tim Swift

Chance to find out about Calderdale flood risk work at drop-ins

The community are being invited to give their views on plans to reduce flood risk in the Calder Valley at a number of drop-ins this month.

Children play in a water fountain in Bradford, Yorkshire, as Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.

Yorkshire weather: Tips for coping during the heatwave

Yorkshire is basking in glorious sunshine and temperatures have hit 30C.

Yorkshire weather: Things are heating up

Yorkshire weather: How long the 30C heatwave will last

Temperatures are set to rise to 30C today as Yorkshire enjoys a blistering-hot weekend.
Queues on Godley Lane, Halifax.

Campaigners fighting illegal levels of air pollution in Calderdale

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners are calling for more action to be taken – including charges for high polluting vehicles – to combat deadly air pollution in Calderdale.

Yorkshire looks set for another warm weeekend.

Yorkshire weather: UK prepares to bask in hottest day of the year this weekend

Britain is set to bask in its hottest day of the year this weekend, with the fine weather continuing into next week.
Green belt land off Thornhills Lane, Clifton.

Calderdale’s draft Local Plan to reveal sites and green belt for development

Green belt land will be used for the development of housing and employment sites as Calderdale Council prepares to release its draft local plan for consultation.

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