Monthly Archives: June 2019

Calderdale Council is continuing to invest in its workforce to support the delivery of the borough’s many regeneration projects. Calderdale is going through a period of major transformation, with unprecedented investment opportunities in the borough. However, the Council has struggled in recent years to recruit staff with the required skills to deliver these major projects,… read more … about Growing our own to support major projects>>

Northgate visit GOO

Calderdale residents requiring specialist equipment for health needs will now experience a more efficient ordering service. A new community equipment ordering system is now in place, to provide a more efficient and timely service to Calderdale residents and to staff placing the orders. The system is used for ordering any pieces of equipment – from… read more … about Equipment store helps people live independently>>

Cllr Metcalfe

Plans are progressing for the proposed new business park in Clifton near Brighouse, as the planning application for the project has now been submitted. Creation of a business park on the site at Clifton is a long-standing ambition of the Council. The submission of the planning application is the next step in transforming the site to… read more … about Step forward for Clifton Business Park>>

The Council declared a climate emergency in January 2019 and has been taking bold steps to reduce the impact of all its services on the environment. Our Safer, Cleaner, Greener team is responsible for making sure that all of Calderdale’s public spaces are kept clean, safe and attractive for residents and visitors to use and… read more … about Council reviews glyphosate use>>

Calderdale Council

Fabulous period costumes from the time of Anne Lister are on display as part of the new Fashion Gallery at Bankfield Museum. The recently opened gallery takes up the entire top floor of the museum and showcases a range of fashions from ancient Egypt to the modern day. It includes a selection of iconic dresses… read more … about Anne Lister period fashions in the new Fashion Gallery>>

1820s dress

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet last night unveiled an ambitious programme to be delivered over the next 100 days. The Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift said: “Vision2024 gives us a five year framework of what we want Calderdale to be like by the borough’s 50th birthday.  We have a range of priority areas which will… read more … about Ambitious plans for first 100 days>>

Cllr Swift

Over 100 pupils in Calderdale got on their bikes and took part in the Schools Yorkshire Tour, an initiative encouraging young people to cycle more. As part of the cycling challenge, a baton is travelling 400 miles across Yorkshire, passed on by children on bikes from 160 schools. It started in York on Monday 10… read more … about Cycling event gets children active and clears the air>>

Schools Tour

Unemployed and inactive people may be offered tailored support to help them into employment if a funding bid to the European Social and Investment Fund is successful. Wakefield Council, in partnership with Calderdale Council, has applied for the funding, and a decision is expected soon on whether the application has been successful. A full application… read more … about Extra help to get back into work>>