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Thank you! That’s Calderdale Council’s message to everyone involved in the massive team effort to fight COVID-19 across the borough. An army of organisations and individuals continue to do all they can to tackle the virus and keep each other safe. This includes the local key workers and businesses which have selflessly carried on working… read more … about Celebrating Calderdale’s COVID stars>>

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Work is underway to prepare the area around the Calder and Hebble junction, enabling work to commence on phase 1b of the A629 improvement project. This complex phase of the A629 project, which is believed to be the largest individual civil engineering project ever undertaken by Calderdale Council, focuses on the key areas of Huddersfield… read more … about Preparation work begins on latest phase of A629 project>>

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Calderdale residents can support the work to tackle climate change by opting to receive their council tax bills electronically. Calderdale Council is pledging to plant trees across the borough for every 1000 residents that switch to ebilling before the end of March 2021. Currently only 15% of Calderdale residents receive ebilling for their Council Tax…. read more … about Sign up for ebilling to support tree planting pledge>>

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Preparing for a strong and sustainable recovery was the Council’s priority when setting the budget for 2021/22, agreed at Budget Council on Monday 22 February 2021. Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader said: “In this year unlike any other, we have faced the twin challenges of flooding and COVID-19.  My thanks go to our communities,… read more … about A budget for the recovery>>

Cllr Tim Swift

The amazing kindness and togetherness shown by people in Calderdale during the pandemic is being showcased in a major new national report. Faced with frequent flooding and COVID-19, Calderdale people have stayed resilient, come together and supported each other. Their community spirit, and the local investment to help people from different backgrounds to connect and… read more … about Calderdale’s kindness in national spotlight>>

Calderdale Council is working through the implications for its services following the announcement from the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, advising how lockdown will be eased across the country. The Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift, said: “Whilst the plan of action to enable a relaxation in COVID-19 lockdown restrictions is of course welcome news,… read more … about Statement from Calderdale Council in response to Prime Minister’s announcement>>

Cllr Tim Swift, Leader of Calderdale Council

Calderdale Council is continuing to support those most at risk of becoming seriously ill if they catch COVID-19, as the national shielding programme is extended. The government has announced that an additional 1.7million people across the UK will be added the Clinically Extremely Vulnerable list, after research identified a wider combination of risk factors that… read more … about Support available to over 3000 additional residents now being asked to shield>>

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Residents and businesses around the Brighouse area, as well as those living or working along the A641 from Bradford to Kirklees, are being asked to share further feedback to help inform plans for infrastructure investment. Calderdale Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and in collaboration with Bradford and Kirklees councils, on plans… read more … about Help shape plans for the A641>>

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