Monthly Archives: April 2019

With just over a fortnight to go until the start of the Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are reminding people to get their Land Art and Best Dressed competition entries in. The Tour de Yorkshire is now regarded as one of the best supported and most colourful races on the world cycling calendar,… read more … about Gear up to welcome the world’s best cyclists!>>

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A team from Calderdale Council and Jackson Civil Engineering were Highly Commended in the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA) annual Yorkshire and Humber Awards. The partnership was nominated in the ‘Project of the Year over £2 million’ category for the Salterhebble phase of the A629 project, and received the prestigious Highly Commended rating. The project… read more … about Award success for Salterhebble project>>

On Monday 1 April 2019, the Calderdale Safeguarding Children Board (CSCB) became the Calderdale Safeguarding Children Partnership (CSCP). This change follows the Department for Education’s Working Together to Safeguard Children report from July 2018 which introduced Safeguarding Children Partnerships to replace local Safeguarding Children Boards across the country. These new legal requirements make local police,… read more … about Working together to safeguard children>>

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New, eye-catching bike racks are appearing around Halifax town centre, as part of cycle-friendly measures across the borough. Calderdale Council and the Halifax Business Improvement District (BID) have worked together to commission four new cycle storage facilities in the town. The colourful storage racks each have space for up to eight bikes and will be… read more … about New cycle stores for Halifax>>

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A fantastic selection of global traders will be returning to Halifax from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 April as part of Market Place’s award-winning International Market. Shoppers will be spoilt for choice with tasty treats and unique crafts and gifts from all over the world at Corn Market, Russell Street and Southgate in Halifax town… read more … about Award-winning International Market returns to Halifax>>

Accessibility at Todmorden train station is set to improve, as funding has been secured for a major upgrade, from the Department for Transport’s Access for All programme. Calderdale Council, Todmorden Town Council, Todmorden Development Board, West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Network Rail worked together to bid for the grant. Their success was confirmed on Thursday… read more … about Todmorden rail access improvements will be just the ticket>>

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Calderdale Council continues to reduce its gender pay gap, with latest figures showing that the Council has the narrowest pay gap of all local authorities in West Yorkshire. All local authorities must report their gender pay gap by 30 March 2019 as part of the Public Sector Equality Duty. Calderdale Council has reported an average… read more … about Council is best of the West>>