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Calderdale businesses are invited to sign up to a new recovery programme launching this month, to help them bounce back and thrive during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Calderdale B2B Business Recovery Programme starts on Monday 19 October and is run by Calderdale Council and Leeds Beckett University. The free programme will give eligible businesses… read more … about New recovery programme to help businesses bounce back>>

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Calderdale has reached a key milestone in the fight against climate change, with the completion of 10 new electric vehicle chargepoints across the borough. This comes as Calderdale marks national Clean Air Day on Thursday 8 October. As the climate emergency continues, and the Council and the borough aim to be carbon neutral by 2038,… read more … about New electric vehicle chargepoints help tackle climate emergency>>

Electric vehicle chargepoint in Calderdale

Around 50,000 bees had to be rehomed as part of work to refurbish Elland Library. The town’s library is currently undergoing a £1.75million refurbishment, transforming the building into a community hub providing a range of services. Work has been taking place to replace the building’s ageing roof tiles and during this process, a large honeybee… read more … about A hive of activity at Elland Library>>

Bees nest at Elland Library

People in Calderdale are being reminded to check their flood preparation plans, to ensure they can protect themselves and their property. It’s almost eight months since the most recent serious flooding event in Calderdale, when over 1200 properties were affected by flooding caused by Storm Ciara.  As winter approaches again, Calderdale Council is advising members… read more … about Preparing for future flooding>>


Places of worship in Calderdale, across all faiths, are playing an important and valued role in protecting people from COVID-19 and limiting the spread of the virus. Throughout the pandemic, places of worship have continued to provide spiritual leadership for many people and have brought communities together, even when they were unable to open during… read more … about Places of worship play their part to protect people>>


Calderdale Council is marking Black History Month throughout October, to celebrate the achievements and valuable role of Black and South Asian people in shaping our vibrant and diverse communities. Black History Month (Thursday 1 to Saturday 31 October 2020) is an annual commemoration. People from many different backgrounds come together to honour the history and… read more … about Black History Month – Council celebrates diversity>>

The Chief Executive of Calderdale Council has been appointed as the Accountable Officer for NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), uniting health and care services within the borough. Robin Tuddenham, who has been the Chief Executive of Calderdale Council since May 2017, will take up the additional role in the Autumn, ensuring that commissioning and… read more … about Health and care join forces in Calderdale>>


Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee approve application to replace existing bus station with new state-of-the-art facility Plans for a new £15.8 million Halifax Bus Station delivered in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority have been approved by members of Calderdale Council’s Planning Committee. The scheme will be delivered through Leeds City Region’s £317 million Transforming… read more … about Plans for £15.8 million Halifax Bus Station redevelopment given the green light>>

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