Author Archives: Calderdale Council

Continuing reductions in central Government funding at a time of rising costs and growing demand for local care services have left Calderdale Council facing a current-year budget deficit of £2.2 million, according to the latest figures.   Now the plans to tackle this deficit will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet at 6pm on Monday… read more … about Taking action to balance the books>>

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Calderdale Council is looking at how it can make the most of its Visitor Information Services, to support tourism in the borough and respond to changes in how visitors carry out their research. There are currently two Council run Visitor Centres in Calderdale; one in The Central Library and Archives in Halifax and another by… read more … about Making the most of our Visitor Centres>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Plans for a new partnership to help boost business in Brighouse town centre will be discussed at Calderdale Council’s Cabinet meeting on Monday 1 October. The Council has been working with businesses in Brighouse town centre to explore the opportunity to create a Business Improvement District (BID), as part of its ongoing work to support… read more … about Plans to boost business in Brighouse>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Calderdale Council’s plans to keep the borough safe and moving this winter, and proposals for improved salt storage from next winter, will be discussed at the Cabinet meeting on Monday 1 October 2018. Cllr Susan Press, the Council’s Cabinet Member for Communities and Neighbourhood Services, said: “We always start planning for winter well in advance… read more … about Getting ready for winter>>

Exciting plans for improvements in Halifax town centre have taken a step forward as the planning application for the project has now been submitted. The major upgrade to the town centre is one part of the Council’s work to reduce congestion on the A629 route between Halifax and Huddersfield and to boost the local economy… read more … about Step forward in town centre transformation>>

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A new initiative to drive growth amongst early-stage and growing businesses in Halifax will be officially launched by Leeds Beckett University and Calderdale Council this month. The University Business Centre, located at Piece Mill in Halifax, offers affordable office services and meeting spaces to early-stage and growing businesses, as well as access to professional business… read more … about Leeds Beckett launches new centre to boost business growth in Halifax>>

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Seven Calderdale community groups have benefited from grants worth £600,000 in total from Calderdale Council – helping to boost volunteering, skills, health, wellbeing and access to jobs and cultural activities in the borough. The Council awarded the funding in 2015 as part of its strategic grants scheme, and a new report highlights the amazing impacts… read more … about Cash boost helps Calderdale community groups to thrive>>

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