Brighouse is a town within the metropolitan borough of Calderdale, in West Yorkshire, England.
Is Brighouse under Calderdale?
In 1893 Brighouse attained borough status for the wider area of Brighouse, Rastrick and Hove Edge. It became part of Calderdale in the local government reorganisation of 1974.
Where is classed as Calderdale?
West Yorkshire Calderdale is served by Calderdale Council, which is headquartered is in Halifax, with some functions based in Todmorden....Calderdale.Borough of CalderdaleRegionYorkshire and the HumberMetropolitan countyWest YorkshireAdmin. HQHalifaxEstablished1 April 197428 more rows
What local authority is Brighouse?
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council is the local authority of the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale in West Yorkshire, England....Calderdale Metropolitan Borough CouncilFounded1 April 1974LeadershipMayor of CalderdaleCllr Chris Pillai, Conservative since 27 May 202123 more rows
How old is Brighouse?
Brighouse was the original home of the Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band, founded in 1881 and associated with neighbouring Rastrick. They originally formed under the name the Brighouse and Rastrick Temperance Brass Band taking their current title in the early 20th century.
Is Halifax a rough area?
Halifax Crime Overview Halifax is the most dangerous major town in West Yorkshire, and is the second most dangerous overall out of West Yorkshires 121 towns, villages, and cities. The most common crimes in Halifax are violence and sexual offences, with 6,222 offences during 2020, giving a crime rate of 67.
Why is Halifax famous?
It is well-known as a centre of Englands woollen manufacture from the 15th century onward, originally dealing through the Halifax Piece Hall. Internationally famous for its Mackintosh chocolate and toffee (now owned by Nestlé), the Halifax Bank, FC Halifax Town, The Gibbet and Shibden Hall.