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Last weekend over 1,500 people took a behind-the-scenes peek at Calderdale Council’s museums, Town Halls and other fascinating buildings, as they opened their doors during Heritage Open Days and the Halifax Festival. Feedback from visitors was brilliant as they explored buildings includingHalifax Town Hall, Heptonstall Museum, Todmorden Town Hall, Clay House, Bankfield Museum and Shibden… read more … about Visitors step back in time>>

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The latest round of small grants funding for community groups and projects has been announced, with Calderdale Council allocating thousands of pounds to help local organisations. Calderdale Council’s Small Grants panel meets four times a year and gives out one-off grants of up to £3,000 for voluntary and community sector projects that help achieve the… read more … about Small grants making a big difference>>

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Calderdale youngsters have been taking on new challenges, meeting new friends and making a difference in the community as part of a scheme to build their skills for work and life.   41 teenagers have raised nearly £1000 for local charities over the past four weeks by taking part in the National Citizen Service (NCS) through Calderdale… read more … about Youngsters make their mark on community>>


Construction of a new relief road for Sowerby Bridge has moved a step closer after the appointment of two key contractors to develop the scheme.     Calderdale Council is working with its development partner, Genr8, to deliver the Sowerby Bridge Copley Valley regeneration scheme. Genr8 has appointed Buckingham Group Contracting Limited to deliver the next phase of… read more … about Contractors appointed for Sowerby Bridge link road>>

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Calderdale’s Ben invited to address Parliament Sharing the joy of stories, songs and rhymes with families is something that Ben Lawrence does every day as Calderdale Council’s Early Years Librarian and Bookstart Co-ordinator. But it’s not every day he gets to showcase his work in Parliament. Ben was invited to speak at a reception for… read more … about Ben gets called to Westminster>>

Ben Lawrence addresses Parliament

Calderdale residents could save money and help protect the environment, by taking advantage of our special offers on compost bins.  To encourage residents to get composting, Calderdale Council has teamed up with Getcomposting.com to offer Home Compost Bins at special prices. Bins are available from only £19.98 (RRP £39), there’s also a Buy One Get… read more … about Don’t waste your waste>>

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