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On GCSE results day 2016, Cllr Megan Swift, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Children and Young People’s Services, said: “We are delighted to see great improvements in Calderdale’s GCSE results compared to last year. Congratulations to all students, who we know have worked extremely hard. Our schools, academies, families and the Council work tirelessly to… read more … about Congratulations to our GCSE students>>

Cllr Megan Swift

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It’s now two years since Bankfield Museum opened its doors to the ‘For King and Country’ exhibition, commemorating the centenary of the First World War. Calderdale Council set up the exhibition to commemorate the area’s contribution to the First World War, by sharing over 60 local stories, hundreds of objects and various archives from the… read more … about An anniversary fit ‘For King and Country’>>

For King and Country display

Local community groups can apply for a share of a new £50,000 fund set up by Calderdale Council to helpput on events and festivals in the area. The Council has launched the second round of grants under a scheme set up in March 2016 to help boost tourism, trade and morale after the Boxing Day… read more … about £50,000 fund launched for events and festivals>>

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Young people in Calderdale have been taking part in a project aimed at giving them a stronger voice. Children who are looked after and care leavers have created six posters accompanied with audio clips highlighting issues that are not only important to them, but all children looked after. The posters were displayed at a launch… read more … about A creative way to have their say>>


Calderdale Council is supporting the technology festival, Wuthering Bytes, as it returns to Hebden Bridge from September 2 – 11. Wuthering Bytes is an annual festival that features a great line up of talks and workshops exploring the latest innovation in digital technology. The Council is sponsoring the ten-day event, after successfully hosting three days… read more … about Wuthering Bytes is back>>

Wuthering Bytes

Calderdale Council and SUEZ recycling and recovery UK assure residents that they are doing everything they can to address any initial issues resulting from the launch of new waste and recycling services on 1 August 2016. Lots of improvements to waste and recycling collections have been made, which will bring long-term benefits for Calderdale. To… read more … about Waste and recycling services will bring long-term benefits for Calderdale>>

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Local people are being asked to have their say on public transport in West Yorkshire, with a number of drop-in events being held in Calderdale.  Calderdale Council is supporting the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s (WYCA) consultation on local bus and transport systems, which is running until Friday 21 October.  The consultation survey can be completed… read more … about Your travel, your say – drop-in events>>

Your travel, your say