Monthly Archives: October 2018

A business rates pilot scheme which this year is reinvesting around £41m raised locally in the local area is bidding to expand to spread the benefits across more of the Yorkshire region. The Leeds City Region business rates pool was established five years ago and was selected this financial year to trial keeping 100% of… read more … about Yorkshire-based business rates scheme bids to extend success>>


As part of its ongoing battle against littering, Calderdale Council is backing the Chewing Gum Action Group’s ‘Bin it your way’ campaign. Complementing the Council’s own ‘Don’t Muck About’ anti-littering campaign, ‘Bin it your way’ encourages people to dispose of their chewing gum responsibly and avoid a fine of up to £80. Posters and banners… read more … about Tackling chewing gum litter in Calderdale>>

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Almost three years since the flooding in Calderdale on Boxing Day 2015, Calderdale Council and its partners are reminding people of the importance of being prepared as well as highlighting the work already done to improve flood resilience in the borough. As winter approaches, individuals and communities are being urged to prepare for the wetter… read more … about Could you be one of Calderdale’s #FloodHeroes?>>


The A629 Salterhebble to Shaw Hill transport scheme is entering its final stages with the recent completion of work at Dryclough Lane. Final resurfacing work took place on Dryclough Lane last week and the road has now reopened to traffic. Major access improvements and junction remodeling at Dryclough Lane have helped to deliver improved and… read more … about Moving forward with A629 scheme>>

A Business Improvement District (BID) is to be launched in Brighouse after the town’s businesses votes ‘yes’ in a month-long postal ballot. All businesses within the town centre’s BID boundary were eligible to vote on the proposal which has a vision to ‘create a destination town with a strong and sustainable future which is vibrant,… read more … about Brighouse votes ‘YES’ for new Business Improvement District>>


Calderdale Council is looking at the devastating impacts of modern slavery and how it can prevent the crime as well as protecting victims and their families.  Modern slavery is a complex crime and recent figures from the Home Office show it’s a growing problem within the UK.  Although reported incidences are low in Calderdale, the… read more … about Tackling modern slavery in Calderdale>>

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Calderdale Council is looking at how it can continue to deliver good quality library services for local people whilst also managing reducing budgets. The way that people use libraries is changing. A full review of the current library service provision began in November 2017 and has included a full public consultation as well as discussions… read more … about Making sure our libraries are fit for the future>>

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The award-winning International Market will be returning to Halifax again this year from Wednesday 31 October to Sunday 4 November 2018 for a real ghoulish affair. Over 40 traders from around the globe will set up stall along Corn Market, Russell Street and Southgate. The five day market will be a fully themed Halloween event,… read more … about Spook-tacular International Market>>

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