Monthly Archives: January 2017

Visitors to Todmorden Town Hall will be able to discover how mills shaped the iconic building, as the new season of free guided tours gets underway.   On Sunday 5 February at 2pm, Calderdale Council kicks off 2017’s packed programme of monthly taster tours of the Town Hall with a focus on the mills of Todmorden.  … read more … about Discover the mills of Todmorden>>

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On Friday 27 January at Bradford Magistrates Court, Mr Christopher Holroyd of Kershaw House public house and restaurant in Luddendenfoot was found guilty of 36 offences relating to poor hygiene, cleaning, pest control and traceability, as well as selling unfit food and being obstructive when officers were taking evidence. Mr Holroyd has been fined £14,129.11. On… read more … about Illegal meat costs business over £14,000>>

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Open-source and technical communities consultancy AB Open has opened a call for businesses in the Calderdale area to participate in a free long-range wireless communications network testbed built with the Internet of Things (IoT) and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications in mind, as part of the IoTUK Boost project launched by the Digital and Future Cities Catapults…. read more … about AB Open invites Calderdale businesses to participate in LPWAN technology programme>>

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Calderdale Council’s Children’s Social Care team has been recognised for its work on identifying and supporting children who regularly miss school.  Ofsted’s National Director of Social Care, Eleanor Schooling CBE, publishes a monthly commentary in which she discusses the major issues facing children’s services across the country and shares what has been learned during recent… read more … about Ofsted praises Council’s work to keep kids safe from CSE>>

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Calderdale Council is well on course to achieve its target of reducing its CO2 emissions by 40% by 2020.  The Council made the commitment in February 2012, setting the ambitious target against a baseline level of 21,616 tonnes of CO2 emittedin 2005.    To achieve the target, the Council must reduce CO2 emissions from services and… read more … about Council on course to meet CO2 target>>

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A taste of the Wild West is coming to Calderdale, as Bankfield Museum’s long-awaited latest exhibition rolls into town.  To mark the 100th anniversary of Buffalo Bill’s death, Bankfield Museum is hosting a Wild West exhibition, with a wide variety of Native American and Western artefacts now on display.  Buffalo Bill, born William F. Cody, almost… read more … about From the Wild West to West Yorkshire>>

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The mission to Clean Up Calderdale continues, as Council teams take to Elland for the latest in a series of clean up events. From Wednesday 1 to Friday 3 February, Calderdale Council, West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and Together Housing, are stepping up their day-to-day work to help make a difference… read more … about Making a difference in Elland>>

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40 Calderdale organisations now reaping the benefits of unique energy initiative 6C Energy has built on a superb first year of service in the local community having helped 40 Calderdale businesses and organisations save a combined total of more than a quarter of a million pounds on their energy bills. Launched in September 2015 by… read more … about 6C Energy celebrates significant milestone>>

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A new grant launched by Calderdale Council and the Community Foundation for Calderdale will help businesses affected by the 2015 floods to expand.  Since the floods, the Council and the Community Foundation have continued to provide intensive support to businesses to help them get back on their feet. The Council has paid out more than… read more … about Helping local businesses to grow>>

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