Monthly Archives: January 2024

The Brighouse Town Deal Board and Calderdale Council are inviting community groups, charities and organisations to express an interest in giving two of the town centre’s temporary parklets a new home when they are removed as part of the £19.1m Town Deal investment work. Four pedestrian areas with benches, plants and trees, two on Commercial… read more … about Community groups invited to give Brighouse’s parklets a new home>>

People sat on parklets at Bethel Street, Brighouse

A Calderdale school has received the borough’s highest level of recognition for their work to promote and support the health and wellbeing of pupils, staff, families and the wider school community. New Road Primary School in Sowerby Bridge has achieved the top level award in each category of the Calderdale Healthy Schools award programme, which… read more … about School shines bright with Diamond award>>

Pupils and headteacher at New Road Primary receiving award

More people in Calderdale could have access to new skills, quality jobs, good pay and opportunities for progression. Calderdale Council’s Adult Learning service and other local organisations could provide training through ‘Skills Bootcamps’, as part of a proposed £450,000 funding boost from the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. The Combined Authority currently delivers the Bootcamps to… read more … about Helping Calderdale’s talent to thrive>>

Cllr Silvia Dacre, Calderdale Council’s Cabinet Member for Resources

A new Council planning report has revealed the progress made on developments that provide new homes, improve travel around Calderdale, create space for new jobs and protect historic buildings and land. Calderdale Council published its Annual Monitoring Report (AMR) on Friday 22 December 2023. This shows how effective its planning policies and processes are in… read more … about Planning report shows good progress>>

Cllr Tim Swift

Urgent action needs to be taken to support our communities, and unprecedented cost and demand pressures must be fully addressed. That’s Calderdale Council’s final plea to Government before the House of Commons confirms how much money will go to local authorities in 2024/25. The Government announced its provisional Finance Settlement for councils on 18 December… read more … about Council calls on Government for much-needed extra support>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Leader of Calderdale Council