Halifax Awarded Purple Flag Status

Calderdale Lower Valley

Halifax has been awarded Purple Flag status for the seventh consecutive year for being a safe, vibrant and welcoming night out. Purple Flag, like Green Flag for parks, recognises excellence in the management of the evening and night time economy. Assessors visited Halifax before Christmas where they commented on the outstanding work of the Partnership and continued work with groups including the Street Angels, Bus Oasis, White Ribbon campaign and venues in the town centre. For more information visit the website or follow Purple Flag on twitter #HXPurpleFlag

Members of the Community Safety and Resilience Team, Hollie Good and Charlotte Palethorpe, and Sgt Ben Doughty and PC Michelle Cheaney from West Yorkshire Police received the award at a ceremony hosted by Purple Flag in Chester on 15 February.

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Ride to Work Week: 12-18 March

Halifax North & East Blog

This year Ride to Work Week will be Monday 12 – Saturday 18 March.

Riding to work, or part of the way, has significant benefits that will make you happier, healthier and wealthier. More people riding to work also reduces congestion and pollution (which contributes to 40,000 premature deaths annually in the UK), making us all safer and our communities cleaner, greener and more liveable.

Riding to work is also great fun and sets you up for the day – you arrive at work energised, warmed up and ready to go!

What can I win?
There are amazing prizes up for grabs, including European city breaks and vouchers to spend at a local independent business of your choice. Check out the prizes page to see what you can!

How to go into the draw
Firstly Register with Love to Ride at their Registration Page.
Every day you log…

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4 Days of Action: Sowerby Bridge clean up…don’t muck about, get involved!

We want our residents to feel pride in their surroundings, whether it’s by keeping the borough clean and safe, joining in with clean up activities or feeling confident that alongside partners, Calderdale Council will not tolerate littering, flytipping, dog fouling or speeding. Our message is simple – Don’t Muck About! We have now done several … Continue reading 4 Days of Action: Sowerby Bridge clean up…don’t muck about, get involved!