COUNCILLORS are set to consider plans for a new fire station in Rastrick.
A decision was due to be made earlier in December, but was delayed for administrative reasons. But it’s back on the agenda for January 8 and planning officers have recommended it for approval.
However, councillors must make the decision for the Clough Lane site when they next meet at Halifax Town Hall on Tuesday, January 8 at 3pm.
West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service wants permission for a fire station in Rastrick to replace the current Brighouse and Elland stations, which are being closed as part of wider cost-cutting.
Thirty-four people opposed the application with concerns ranging from traffic worries to fears of a ‘hidden agenda’ for a new motorway junction at Rastrick. , which has already been suggested by Calderdale councillors.