Monthly Archives: June 2024

A new partnership strategy, setting out a shared commitment to the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector is being reviewed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. Calderdale Council has a proud record of supporting and working in partnership with a thriving and resilient VCSE sector. In recent years, the importance of the sector has been particularly… read more … about Supporting Calderdale’s thriving voluntary sector>>

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Work to progress the development of two documents which will help guide future planning decisions is being discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet. At the Cabinet meeting on Monday 8 July 2024, Councillors will consider two reports relating to the development of the Placemaking and Design Guide and the Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Documents (SPDs). These… read more … about Supporting sustainable development in Calderdale>>

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New bin lorries could be out and about on Calderdale’s roads from 2025, as part of the Council’s ongoing work to ensure reliable waste collections from people’s homes. Calderdale Council is proposing to invest in 13 new ‘refuse collection vehicles’, as the current fleet is eight years old and there is a risk of breakdowns… read more … about New bin lorries could roll out in Calderdale>>

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Calderdale Council’s innovative climate work with local communities has received national recognition at the MJ Local Government Achievement Awards. At a ceremony in London on Friday 21 June 2024, Calderdale Council won the ‘Leadership in responding to the climate emergency’ category at the prestigious awards, which celebrate success in local government and outstanding work and… read more … about Award win highlights climate action work>>

A special event will highlight the valuable work of the Armed Forces community, its importance to Calderdale’s heritage and culture, and the support available to past and present members. Families can take part in Armed Forces Day(external link) on Saturday 29 June at a free fun day on Southgate in Halifax town centre. From 9am… read more … about Celebrate Armed Forces Day in Calderdale>>

Residents at the newly completed Beech Hill community in Halifax, came together to celebrate the annual Great Get Together. Over 100 residents who recently moved into their new homes joined social housing landlord, Together Housing and local partners to mark the Great Get Together, celebrating diversity whilst coming together for the first time as a… read more … about Beech Hill residents join Together Housing and partners to celebrate The Great Get Together>>

Shelagh O'Neill

A week-long programme of events will highlight that safeguarding vulnerable children and adults is everyone’s business. Calderdale Safeguarding Partnership is joining partnerships across West Yorkshire to host activities and events as part of Safeguarding Week (Monday 24- Friday 28 June), an annual campaign to raise awareness of the support available to protect vulnerable children and… read more … about Events programme highlights that safeguarding is everyone’s business>>

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The opening of the innovative Industry 4.0 facility in Brighouse is set to transform the engineering and manufacturing sector across West Yorkshire, one of the Brighouse Town Deal projects. At a launch event on Friday 14 June, representatives from 19 businesses from the region visited the brand-new i4.0 Hub based at Calderdale College’s Engineering Centre… read more … about Transforming the future of manufacturing with Calderdale’s first Industry 4.0 hub>>

Industry 4.0 launch