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Calderdale Council has announced that it will be holding three days of talks and workshops exploring the latest innovation in digital technology during Wuthering Bytes, the annual technology event in Hebden Bridge. Wuthering Bytes is a week-long festival of technology which is taking place from 26 September to 2 October 2015 at Hebden Bridge Town Hall. … read more … about Explore our digital future at Wuthering Bytes>>

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How do you think Calderdale Council money should be spent, and what do you think our priorities should be for the future? Now is the chance to have your say, as the Council’s budget consultation gets underway, with the name ‘Your Council, Your Voice’. Increasing pressure is being put on our budgets. By 2018/19 we… read more … about Council budget – join the conversation>>

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In response to the announcement that the Leeds City Region will be submitting a devolution bid to the government on Friday 4 September, Calderdale Council’s Leader, Cllr Tim Swift, said: “I am pleased to support the proposal for greater devolution to the Leeds City Region – it’s the best achievable solution for Calderdale. We are… read more … about Devolution statement from Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader>>

Cllr Tim Swift

If you have a passion for fashion, why not head down to Bankfield Museum in Halifax where you can take a stylish trip back in time as part of the new exhibition, 19th Century Dressmaking? This exhibition offers visitors the chance to see a selection of historic dresses and accessories from Calderdale’s collections, and explore… read more … about Dresses to impress at Bankfield Museum>>

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Six Calderdale parks already have the Green Flag award seal of approval, but now Calderdale residents can vote for their favourite, in a national poll. Bailiff Bridge Memorial Park, Manor Heath Park, Ogden Water Country Park, Shibden Estate, The People’s Park and Wellholme Park all received the prestigious award in July, and now residents can… read more … about Make your mark, pick a park>>

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Visitors to Todmorden Town Hall will catch their first glimpse of the building’s new heritage centre during Heritage Open Days this September. The exciting new addition opens officially on Friday 11 September, as part of a project to tell the fascinating story of the Grade I listed building. Through the project, trained volunteers are providing… read more … about Todmorden Town Hall – telling the story>>

Todmorden Town Hall

The renovation of the historic Princess Buildings in Halifax is well underway. The work will see a modern office environment provided whilst preserving significant heritage features, and people will be able to see the new extension taking shape over the next few weeks.  The Grade II* listed building is being refurbished as part of Calderdale… read more … about Princess Buildings on track for bright future>>

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Adult learners will soon benefit from even better facilities and more classes as Calderdale Council’s adult learning service moves to new premises. Calderdale Adult Learning is moving from Horton House in Halifax and Brighouse Adult Learning Centre, and from Wednesday 2 September 2015 will be based on the first floor at Heath on Free School… read more … about New facilities for adult learners>>

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