Category: UCVR News

Residents of Cockcroft and Wilkinson House in Lydgate have completed a project to create an outside community space, where they can meet and socialise with their neighbours. A bare washing line yard has been transformed aesthetically into a community garden, …

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Following the recent informative survey results from Todmorden and Sowerby Bridge, we have now concluded a business survey of Elland. Whilst there are some common themes emerging each town is unique with varying business sectors, Elland is no exception. The …

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Following the success of our pilot survey in Todmorden, in October 2017, we agreed with the Calderdale business team to repeat the survey in Sowerby Bridge, another town affected by the 2015 floods but which had no formal business group …

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In October 2017 we ran a pilot survey in Todmorden, a town which had established a new business network in 2015/16, but it was struggling to grow attendance after an initial successful start. Our research provided interesting insights into the …

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We are pleased to announce that after a two year process of unraveling a complex legal situation, the long-term future of Bellholme Sports Ground in Walsden has been secured by the ownership being transferred to the UCVR. Todmorden Civic Society (TCS) had owned …

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Following the presentation last week to the Todmorden Development Board, of our Pre-feasibility study into the alternative proposals for Todmorden College, the board voted 7-2 in favour of the Aldi proposal. The Board has thus recommended to the Calderdale cabinet …

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As promised we delivered our pre-feasibility report to Todmorden and Calderdale Councils in the first week of 2017. The time scale for completing the report was very short for such study but we are pleased to say that our project …

Todmorden Community College – 79% want the educational facility to stay Read More »

A unique story evolved from the Flooding of the Upper Calder Valley on Boxing Day 2015.

In a joint initiative with Bridge Mill owner, David Fletcher, we have secured to reopening of the former car park at the old fire station site in Hebden Bridge. We hope that this project will continue for at least six …

Parking Joy for Christmas Shoppers and Traders in Hebden Bridge Read More »

Businesses affected by flooding in Todmorden can now get free help to make themselves stronger and more successful.