Author Archives: Calderdale Council

Leeds City Region submits its bid for new national Channel 4 HQ  Today (Friday 11 May) Leeds City Region has submitted its bid to Channel 4 for the broadcasters’ new National HQ outside of London.   The bid which responds to the broadcaster’s “4 All the UK” plan to support investment and jobs outside London… read more … about City Region Bid Calls for Channel 4 to Spark a New Revolution>>

Calderdale Council has appointed to key senior roles to support the local authority’s ambition to be the best borough in the North.  Zohrah Zancudi has been appointed as the new Director for Public Services.  She will lead the newly formed Public Services directorate, which was created last year as part of the Council’s drive to… read more … about Council announces trio of appointments>>

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It’s celebration time once again as not one, but three more awards are added to The Piece Hall’s rapidly growing collection.  In the same week that the Grade I listed masterpiece proudly hosted the Tour de Yorkshire, it scooped three prestigious awards for its outstanding transformation.   The Piece Hall came top in this year’s… read more … about The Piece Hall celebrates awards hat-trick>>

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Love Your Local Market fortnight is on its way from Thursday 17 to Thursday 31 May, and Calderdale markets are celebrating with an array of exciting events.  The theme for the National Association of British Market Authorities’ national campaign is ‘Markets: close to your heart’ and Calderdale markets are hosting events to celebrate markets being… read more … about Calderdale Markets: Close to your heart>>

Press release from the Environment Agency Sixty flood wardens who volunteer to help protect people and their properties throughout the Calder Valley are being invited to an event to help them learn from each other. Anyone who wants to get involved in supporting residents during a flood event, either as a flood warden or by… read more … about Learn from others how best to protect against flooding in the Calder Valley>>

Tristram Hunt chooses top ten Industry, Trade & Commerce places that help tell A History of England in 100 Places Tristram Hunt, Director of the V&A, judges the Industry, Trade & Commerce category from hundreds of public nominations in Historic England’s campaign Irreplaceable: A History of England in 100 Places, sponsored by Ecclesiastical Insurance The… read more … about Tristram Hunt chooses top ten Industry, Trade & Commerce places that help tell a History of England in 100 Places>>

Budding young writers in Calderdale have been taking part in a short story writing competition based on BBC Radio 2’s 500 words contest. Children from Calderdale schools have been writing their own short stories on any theme or subject, with entries split into two age categories, 5-9 and 10-13. Overall, over 80 entries were received… read more … about Young writers get creative with 500 words>>

Spring is now hopefully truly underway and many people will be out and about enjoying the countryside and the extensive network of public rights of way in Calderdale. Farmers have also endured a long winter and their livestock including cattle and calves will also soon be appearing in the fields. Calderdale Council would like to… read more … about Staying safe in Calderdale’s countryside>>

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