Monthly Archives: March 2023

Eighteen Calderdale Council employees were recognised for a combined total of nearly 800 years of service at an event at Halifax Town Hall yesterday (Thursday 30 March).  The Council’s Long Service Award Ceremony celebrated staff who have worked at the Council for 40+ years. This came after an event in January 2023 to recognise staff… read more … about Celebrating 800 years of service at Calderdale Council>>

Peter Vardy and the Mayor of Calderdale

Ten years on from Public Health transferring from the NHS back to local government, Calderdale Council is reflecting on achievements and the difference made to communities during the past decade. On Saturday 1 April 2023, it’s 10 years since Public Health departments across the country moved into councils, which the Local Government Association describes as… read more … about Public Health celebrates decade at the heart of Calderdale Council>>

Debs Harkins, Director Public Health

The incredible legacy of Anne Lister has inspired a series of performances which are taking place as part of the Anne Lister Birthday Festival. The famous landowner, entrepreneur, mountaineer, scholar, traveller, and lesbian, Anne Lister was born in Halifax on 3 April 1791. To celebrate the anniversary of her birth, Calderdale Council is supporting a… read more … about Anne Lister’s story inspires new performance works>>

College students learn about Anne Lister

Two Calderdale residents are paying the price for their fly tipping actions, after being caught illegally dumping waste in north Halifax. Richard Whylie and Nicola Williams of Sturton Grove, Halifax have together been fined over £1200 for their involvement in fly tipping at Cold Edge Road, Halifax on Thursday 9 June 2022.  Their actions were… read more … about Calderdale residents pay the price for fly tipping>>