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Local people are invited to hear about Calderdale Council’s key priorities and challenges at the Strategy and Performance Scrutiny Board meeting on Wednesday 2 August 2017 at 6pm at Halifax Town Hall. The Council’s overall mission is for Calderdale to be the best borough in the North. To achieve this, it is focusing on three… read more … about What the Council’s priorities mean for Calderdale>>

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The car park at Hebden Bridge railway station is set to be extended to encourage more commuters to take the train. A report outlining the plans has been approved by the Investment Committee of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA).  The proposals would create 46 new spaces, at ground level, to the east of the… read more … about Station car park on track to expand>>

Cllr Barry Collins

A major £30m flood scheme to protect homes and businesses in Mytholmroyd is a step closer thanks to a decision made today (25 July) by the Calderdale Flood Partnership Board.  The Board approved the allocation of funding for the scheme following detailed investigation work carried out by the Environment Agency to ensure the highest possible… read more … about Funding announced for a major flood defence scheme to protect Mytholmroyd>>

Flooding waves

Construction of a £2.8 million state-of-the-art sixth form centre for Ravenscliffe High School and local people has started. Calderdale Council has invested £1.6 million into creating an exciting new facility that will benefit both the school – which is the borough’s only secondary special needs school – and the wider community. The Council has also… read more … about Building starts at new Ravenscliffe sixth form centre>>

Group photo on site

On the announcement of Barrie Rutter’s decision to step down from his artistic leadership of Northern Broadsides, the Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift, wishes to thank Barrie Rutter OBE for his magnificent contribution to the cultural life of Calderdale.  Cllr Swift says: “Since establishing the company and becoming a resident at Dean Clough,… read more … about Statement from Cllr Tim Swift re Barrie Rutter’s decision to leave Northern Broadsides>>

Cllr Tim Swift

A photography exhibition documenting the rebuilding of Elland Bridge is coming to Smith Art Gallery in Brighouse.  Elland Bridge was severely damaged in the Boxing Day floods of 2015, along with many other areas in Calderdale. The rebuilding of the bridge was a very complex and careful process and the construction is now being documented… read more … about Elland Bridge rebuild showcased in new exhibition>>

Elland Bridge exhibition poster

Calderdale residents are being asked for their views on pharmacy services in Calderdale.  Calderdale Council, Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group and Community Pharmacy West Yorkshire are running a short survey about the way pharmacies (chemists) in Calderdale operate, to ensure that they provide the right type of services to meet residents’ needs across the borough. This… read more … about Have your say on Calderdale pharmacy services>>

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