Monthly Archives: October 2018

Yorkshire council leaders have asked the Government to work with them to deliver a One Yorkshire devolution deal which could deliver a £30bn-a-year boost to the region and the UK. The findings of a new independent study confirm there is a coherent Yorkshire economy and that a devolution deal for the region could unlock benefits… read more … about Compelling economic case for Yorkshire devolution presented to Government>>

Yorkshire Flag

The amazing ability of Calderdale people to recover from setbacks was the focus of the Council’s latest Vision2024 themed week on social media. Thousands of people from across the borough got involved in #Resilience Week from 1 to 7 October 2018, which the Council ran to build awareness of the joint Vision2024 for Calderdale. In… read more … about Celebrating Calderdale’s resilience>>

Calderdale Council’s Audit Committee will shortly consider a report outlining the potential impact on Calderdale when the UK leaves the EU. The referendum which took place in 2016 resulted in the majority of voters voting in favour of leaving the European Union.  The Prime Minister notified the European Union of the UK’s decision, as agreed… read more … about Managing the impact of leaving the EU>>

Calderdale Council has recognised the hard work of its long-serving staff at its annual Long Service Award ceremony. Six employees who recently reached the milestone of working for the Council for 25 years received their Long Service Awards at the event. The Mayor of Calderdale, Cllr Marcus Thompson, hosted the celebration at Halifax Town Hall… read more … about Rewarding long service at Calderdale Council>>

A well-used bridge in Todmorden has been improved for the local community and visitors, after a £20,000 project was completed nearly a year ahead of schedule. The Todmorden Town Board identified the need to spruce up the Golden Lion road bridge, and funded the project. Calderdale Council, in partnership with national waterways and wellbeing charity… read more … about Bridge improved for community ahead of schedule>>

Fashion lovers in Yorkshire are in for a treat, as the planned Fashion Gallery at Bankfield Museum in Halifax has received a significant funding award from The Textile Society. Bankfield Museum has been successful in securing The Textile Society’s prestigious Museums, Archive and Conservation Award, which is designed to support textile related projects. The museum… read more … about A fashionable future for Bankfield Museum>>

It has been another bumper year for tourism in Calderdale, with visitor numbers and spending at record levels. That’s according to research on Calderdale’s visitor economy, based on 2017 data, which the Council commissions every year. The 2017 figures have seen a dramatic increase from the previous year, with the cumulative cash value of tourism… read more … about Calderdale tourism reaches all-time high>>