Monthly Archives: June 2020

Residents and businesses in and around Brighouse are invited to share their thoughts on exciting improvement plans for the town. A draft masterplan has been created for Brighouse town centre in partnership with the Brighouse Town Development Board, which is made up of Council representatives as well as local businesses and residents of Brighouse.  The plan… read more … about Have your say on plans for Brighouse>>

Next Chapter

During Calderdale’s sixth annual Safeguarding Week (Monday 22 – Friday 26 June 2020), a range of virtual events and resources will raise awareness of safeguarding issues and how to support the borough’s most vulnerable children and adults. Safeguarding is just as important, if not more, during the COVID-19 outbreak. Lockdown and social distancing may make… read more … about Show your support for Safeguarding Week>>

Safeguarding Week 2020

Calderdale Council is reminding visitors to the borough’s outdoor spaces or countryside sites to act responsibly and respect the local environment, people and animals. As more people spend time outdoors enjoying the Calderdale countryside, walking, running or cycling, it’s important to remember The Countryside Code(external link) to help to look after the environment. The code… read more … about Safely sharing space in our countryside>>

Walshaw

Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee has given the go ahead for ambitious plans to transform Halifax town centre.  At the meeting on Tuesday 16 June, members approved the latest designs for the A629 Phase 2, Halifax town centre project, which sets out plans for improving the town’s layout for both pedestrians and vehicles and delivering environmental… read more … about Major town centre project gets the green light at planning>>

Town centre

Following the reopening of non- essential shops and market stalls in Calderdale, the Council has been monitoring footfall and the effectiveness of the additional safety measures introduced in towns across the borough. From Monday 15 June, non-essential retailers were allowed to reopen, provided they could meet the COVID-19 secure guidelines. Calderdale Council has supported this safe… read more … about Supporting the safe reopening of Calderdale shops>>

COVID

The deadline is approaching for Calderdale businesses to apply for up to £10,000 from the Local Authority Discretionary Grant Fund. The new grant, which launched in Calderdale on 5 June, is available for small and micro businesses facing major impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, which aren’t eligible for the Government’s Small Business Grant Fund or… read more … about Businesses reminded to apply for new coronavirus grant>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

As more shops and businesses start to reopen in Calderdale’s towns, the Council is introducing measures to support social distancing and allow for queuing areas. From Monday 15 June non-essential retailers are able to reopen, provided they meet the COVID-19 secure guidelines. This includes shops selling clothes, shoes, toys, furniture, books and electronics, and tailors,… read more … about Supporting safe places to shop and queue>>

Cllr Jane Scullion

A kind donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) has travelled nearly 6000 miles to Calderdale, all the way from China, to help in the fight against COVID-19. Recognising the UK’s shortage of PPE, the Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of Yingtan generously donated 2000 face masks to Calderdale Council. The masks are now being… read more … about 2000 face masks travel 6000 miles to Calderdale>>

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