Right to Ride

Campaigning in Calderdale and beyond

Cycling Facilities at Salterhebble – A629

The following appeared on the Calderdale Council News release today and I thought it should have some wider coverage. The important bit is the recognition by Councillor Collins that cycling in Calderdale is not just about lycra, and that using a bicycle as a normal day to day activity ought […]

Potholes 2018

The Government has just announced that it is going to give Calderdale Council the best part of ¬£400k for the repair of potholes. I gave a response to the Evening Courier today which reads as follows; “Obviously the funding for pothole repair announced by the Government is welcome, but it […]

Halifax Town Centre Improvements – July 2017

Calderdale Council has secured millions of pounds from the West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund for expenditure on transport provision in Calderdale. In particular on the A629 Huddersfield Road between Elland and Halifax and on Halifax Town Centre. The proposals for Halifax Town Centre were the subject of a public presentation […]

Use of Towpaths – Canal and River Trust Survey

Hello Everyone with best wishes for an enjoyable 2017 to all members of the Calderdale Cycling Community. This time in 2015 the prospects for improved conditions for Calderdale Cyclists in 2017 – especially for new and inexperienced riders – looked good. West Yorkshire Combined Authority had put forward a bid […]

West Yorkshire Transport Strategy 2016-2036

West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), representing Calderdale and the other four West Yorkshire Districts, has the responsibility for determining the shape of transport provision in our area. WYCA is currently consulting on its strategy for the next 20 years. This is enormously important to us cyclists because it will be […]