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Creating a healthier place for people to live, work and visit is something we all want.   Air pollution from road transport can affect the health of residents, workers and visitors, and it’s widely recognised that the air quality in many urban areas needs to be improved.  To help reduce harmful emissions and improve air quality,… read more … about Improving air quality in Calderdale>>

Cllr Simon Young

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Over 12,000 people took part in Calderdale Council’s largest ever budget consultation, which resulted in over 4300 formal responses. The ‘Your Council, Your Voice’ public consultation was launched in September 2015 to help the Council identify savings of £9.6 million which must be made by 2017/18. During the nine week consultation residents, local businesses, staff… read more … about Budget consultation – the results are in!>>

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River levels in Calderdale have fallen back to normal levels following the heavy rain over the weekend. Council staff, community flood wardens and contractors worked hard with residents to manage the flood threat from the weekend rainstorm. While there was some localised flooding of highways and low lying spots, defences generally held. Teams swung into action straight… read more … about Update following heavy rainfall>>

Cllr Tim Swift

In the run-up to Small Business Saturday, Calderdale Council is giving advice on how local businesses can make the most of the national campaign on Saturday 5 December. Now in its third year, Small Business Saturday aims to support, promote and inspire small, independent businesses across the UK on the first Saturday in December and… read more … about Small Business Saturday – get involved>>

Eric Binns

Carr Green Primary School in Brighouse is now saving money and providing cleaner energy after solar panels were installed at the school.  Solar panels, installed by Hub Energy, now cover the roof of the school, converting the sun’s free and clean energy into power. The panels will generate 10% of the school’s energy, saving 15… read more … about School powered by the sun>>

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Council staff, community flood wardens and contractors have been working hard with residents to manage the flood threat from the rainstorm. While there has been some localised flooding of highways and low lying spots, defences have generally held. Six gangs of staff and two gully wagons have been out and about in the Valley responding to rising… read more … about Statement on flooding>>

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On behalf of all the communities of Calderdale, we offer our thoughts and sympathies to the people of Paris as they come to terms with yesterday’s horrific and evil attacks. We offer our solidarity to them, remembering at the same time the many other victims of terror and violence across the world in the last… read more … about Media statement from Councillor Tim Swift, Leader of Calderdale Council on the attacks in Paris>>

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A Grade II listed building in Halifax has been given a new lease of life as a state-of-the-art centre for learning for children and adults.   The impressive Heath Campus, in the Skircoat area, is now fully occupied after undergoing a £3.5 million makeover funded by a range of organisations.   The building, which is owned by… read more … about Bringing learning back to life at Heath>>

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