Monthly Archives: December 2022

Essential maintenance is due to take place on Rawson Street in Halifax, which will also improve the heritage look of this town centre road. Rawson Street is home to a number of historic buildings and the road surface is currently a mix of old stone setts and tarmac, with the latter being used as a… read more … about Restoring the historic look of town centre road>>

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There’s not long left to have your say on plans to improve travel facilities around the Upper Valley of Calderdale. People living or travelling around the Upper Valley are being asked for their feedback to inform improvements to travel facilities, aimed at reducing private car use and enhancing links with existing public transport. Calderdale Council… read more … about Still time to have your say on travel hub plans>>

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People struggling with the cost of living crisis will be able to get more support, thanks to a £175,000 cash boost for Calderdale community groups providing a helping hand. In November 2022, Calderdale Council, the Mayor of West Yorkshire and the Community Foundation for Calderdale joined forces to launch the Calderdale Cost of Living Fund…. read more … about £175,000 boost for cost of living support>>

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Thousands of Calderdale pupils are set to see their schools transform, after the Government announced the next phase of its 10-year School Rebuilding Programme. 11 Calderdale schools will be rebuilt or refurbished, bringing benefits including more modern classrooms, new sports halls and dining rooms and better energy efficiency. The aim of the programme is to… read more … about Major investment to transform Calderdale schools>>

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A programme of tree and hedgerow planting across 30 hectares will soon be taking place in Calderdale, with the Council awarded funding from the new Woodland Creation Accelerator Fund. Calderdale has been awarded over £55,000 from the fund, which is being delivered by the Forestry Commission in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and… read more … about Funding supports efforts to increase tree planting and create green jobs in borough>>

Tree planting Hebden Bridge

A Calderdale school has been recognised for the health and wellbeing support it offers its young people, as one of the first to take part in the new Calderdale programme. Todmorden C of E Junior, Infant & Nursery School has been taking part in a new pilot project as an ‘early adopter’ of the new… read more … about Awards programme supports Healthy Schools>>

Children and Calderdale staff at Todmorden Junior School presenting the Healthy Schools award

Todmorden Town Deal Board is delighted to share the news that in the first phase of government approvals, five of the key projects proposed in the Town Investment Plan have received the go ahead for investment from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. The news means that the first set of exciting and… read more … about Investment secured for first phase of Todmorden Town Deal projects>>

Illustration of how redesigned Bramsche Square, Todmorden could look

A Calderdale Council employee has won a prestigious national award for her outstanding role in safeguarding adults. Niamh Cullen, a Public Health Manager, came top in the Innovation Champion category in the National Safeguarding Adults Board Excellence Awards during Safeguarding Adults Week in November 2022. Niamh was one of 11 Innovation Champion nominees, and Calderdale… read more … about National recognition for Niamh>>

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