Monthly Archives: April 2020

The next steps for road improvement plans which aim to improve journey times, reduce collisions and encourage the use of public transport, are being discussed at the virtual meeting of Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 27 April 2020.   Calderdale Council and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority are developing a series of improvements to the… read more … about Next steps for road improvement plans>>

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A programme of surface dressing work will soon be taking place on roads across the borough, with workers following strict government guidance around social distancing and hygiene. Construction work is classed as an essential service and key repair and maintenance work on roads in Calderdale is continuing to go ahead where safe working procedures can… read more … about Working safely on Calderdale’s roads>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

Almost half of the Calderdale businesses registered have now received grant funding to help support them during the coronavirus outbreak. Funding has been made available from government for Calderdale Council to issue grants to help businesses minimise the impact of COVID-19.  This includes small business grant funding of £10,000 and a grant of £25,000 for… read more … about Over £20million already paid to support Calderdale businesses>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Calderdale Council's Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Resources

Bereaved families in Calderdale will now be able to attend a short outdoor service for cremations at Park Wood Crematorium, enabling them to say goodbye to their loved ones whilst protecting people’s safety through social distancing outdoors. Calderdale Council has changed its approach to cremations to provide extra support to grieving families, giving up to… read more … about Supporting bereaved families during the COVID-19 outbreak>>


Calderdale’s amazing community groups continue to work tirelessly to help the borough’s most vulnerable people through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. These groups are now set to receive a financial boost, thanks to a new local grant scheme. To recognise their major contribution to the COVID-19 response and to support them financially, Calderdale Council and the… read more … about Cash boost for community groups to help Calderdale’s most vulnerable>>


Calderdale Council, in partnership with the Community Foundation for Calderdale, is coordinating Calderdale Live – a virtual charity concert featuring some of the local area’s best known and most talented entertainers. The lockdown line-up will be broadcast live on Calderdale Council’s Facebook and Twitter pages on Thursday 16 April 2020, between 6pm and 8pm. It… read more … about Calderdale Live – an evening of entertainment direct into your living room>>

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Calderdale Council and our social care providers are leading on the delivery of social care services to several thousand of our most vulnerable people, every hour of every day, in Calderdale during the pandemic. We are seeing a huge determined effort showing love, kindness and compassion to those who really need our help and support…. read more … about Our social care heroes support the most vulnerable>>

Cllr Metcalfe

You are not alone. That’s the message Calderdale Council wants to send to anyone experiencing or feeling at risk of domestic abuse at this difficult time. The COVID-19 lockdown period unfortunately brings greater risks to vulnerable people. With more time spent at home and heightened tension, there is increasing concern about domestic abuse in our… read more … about Domestic abuse – support is always available>>

Cllr Wilkinson

In these challenging times when we are physically apart due to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to look out for each other, to know the signs of safeguarding issues, to report anything that doesn’t feel right, and to speak up if we need support. That’s the message from Calderdale Council, Calderdale Safeguarding Children Partnership… read more … about Safeguarding is always everyone’s business>>

Cllr Tim Swift