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To celebrate 100 days to go until the start of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire, Welcome to Yorkshire has launched its annual land art competition and is now on the hunt for the county’s best installations.  Last year’s competition proved a huge success with massive, eye-catching pieces being displayed right along the race route, and… read more … about Land art competition launched to celebrate 100 days to go!>>

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On Tuesday 17 January 2017 Elland Bridge opened to pedestrians and cyclists. The first people to walk across the newly rebuilt bridge were Joe Braithwaite, Chair of Elland and District Partnership, Joanne Wood and her colleagues and children from Elland-based Waters Edge Day Nursery. Take a look at the video(external link) of the first pedestrians… read more … about Elland Bridge now open to pedestrians and cyclists>>

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Calderdale Council’s Cabinet has revealed challenging budget proposals which are essential so that it can continue to balance the books. The draft proposals, which were presented at a Cabinet meeting on 16 January 2017 at Halifax Town Hall, cover the next three financial years to 2019/20. Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift said: “We… read more … about Balancing the budget in difficult times>>


“We have always maintained that the Leeds City Region provides the best basis for devolution by driving growth in the fastest and fairest way and making sure everyone benefits.   “It is vital that we are in a position to shape our own destiny and make the decisions here that affect everyone across our City… read more … about West Yorkshire Leaders’ statement on devolution>>

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The creation of a new business park and Enterprise Zone at Clifton in Brighouse, which will bring hundreds of new jobs to Calderdale over the coming years, has taken a step forward.  Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership to transform the empty site into a… read more … about Next step for Clifton Business Park Enterprise Zone>>

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Cyclists of all abilities have been tasked with an exciting challenge as three routes were unveiled today for the 2017 Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride on Sunday 30 April.   The Fox Valley shopping centre near Sheffield will host the starts and finishes of this popular annual sportive which gives thousands of amateur riders the chance… read more … about Routes announced for 2017 Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride>>

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Calderdale Council is determined to help people quit smoking, and as part of this commitment Cllr Tim Swift, the Council Leader, has signed up to a national campaign emphasising the importance of stop smoking services.   Like other councils across the country, Calderdale Council is supporting Cancer Research UK’s ‘Don’t Quit on Us’ campaign, to show… read more … about Council strengthens its commitment to tackling smoking>>

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