Author Archives: Calderdale Council

A petition calling for the electrification of the Calder Valley line has been launched by Calderdale Council as part of its campaign for greater investment in the service. After months of misery, the Council is asking commuters to pledge their support for change by signing the online petition at www.calderdale.gov.uk/electricvalley Commuters, businesses and visitors can… read more … about Sign up for #electricvalley>>

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With 100 days to go until the fifth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire, Welcome to Yorkshire has revealed the top 10 qualities they are searching for when recruiting Tour Makers. They are looking for people who are: Passionate about Yorkshire Welcoming Reliable Friendly Fun Organised Approachable Caring Enthusiastic Energetic This year’s race takes place… read more … about Have you got what it takes to be a Tour de Yorkshire tour maker?>>

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An innovative animation, specifically designed to safeguard children in West Yorkshire from exploitation and abuse, is due to premiere at the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford. Funded by the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Mark Burns-Williamson through £36,000 of grant money, it sees its first official screening on Monday 21 January… read more … about Animation premieres to tackle child exploitation>>

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Visitors to The Piece Hall were given an insight into autism on Thursday 10 January, as the Autism Reality Experience was brought to Halifax to raise awareness of the condition. This provided members of the public and professionals with some insight of the sensory overload experienced by people with conditions on the autistic spectrum, and… read more … about The Autism Reality Experience comes to The Piece Hall>>

A major milestone in the Calderdale Together Investment Partnership has restored a Brighouse man’s independence. Steven Titterington and his family have moved into one of 10 new homes on Beechwood Park in Bailiff Bridge. The Bradford Road development was built by Together Housing Group in partnership with Calderdale Council and is also supported through a… read more … about New year, new future for Brighouse family>>