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Calderdale Council continues to make good progress towards being the ‘best borough in the North’ and achieving the aspirations of the Vision2024 for Calderdale. That’s according to the Council’s Performance Annual Review report, which will be presented to Cabinet on Tuesday 18 June 2019. During the last 12 months, the Council has been measuring its… read more … about Measuring the Council’s performance>>

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Thirteen major new Leeds City Region transport improvement schemes with an investment value of over £200 million are scheduled to get underway this financial year. Financed by the Combined Authority through the West Yorkshire-plus Transport Fund, projects include improvements to the Harrogate Road and New Line junction in Bradford and the next stage of work… read more … about Work to start this year on over £200 million of Combined Authority-backed, Leeds City Region transport schemes>>

Roberta Crossley, a familiar face in Calderdale libraries, has received a prestigious award for her outstanding contributions to the Todmorden community. Roberta has worked for Calderdale Council’s libraries service for more than 40 years. Her talent and kindness were recently recognised at Todmorden Town Council’s Citizenship Awards 2019. Following a nomination from her colleagues at… read more … about Top honour for library worker>>

Last week, public and military personnel gathered to witness the highly anticipated unveiling of the Duke of Wellington’s Regimental Memorial, in the heart of Halifax, home to the Regiment for over 200 years. Following a service and concert in Halifax Minster, the impressive 18 feet memorial, created by master sculptor Andrew Sinclair, was unveiled at… read more … about County unites for the Duke of Wellington’s Regimental Memorial unveiling>>

This year will see an extra Father’s Day present for men in Calderdale – a whole fortnight of experiences aimed at helping them be the best parents / carers they can be. To help inspire dads, grandads, step-dads, uncles, male carers and dads-to-be to take up the challenges they face in bringing up and supporting… read more … about Extra Father’s Day present this June to help men as parents in Calderdale>>

Press release from the Duke of Wellington’s Regimental Association and Calderdale Council: On Friday 17 May, a unique and significant memorial commemorating The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment’s loyal 304 years of service to the Crown, will be unveiled in the heart of Halifax, home to the Regiment for over 200 years. The ceremony will take… read more … about The Duke of Wellington’s Regimental Memorial unveiling in Halifax>>

The redevelopment of the Beech Hill estate in Halifax has entered its next stage this week with the start of the demolition of three tower blocks which have stood empty for over 10 years. The work is part of the Calderdale Together Investment Partnership, a partnership between Together Housing and Calderdale Council which aims to… read more … about Demolition of tower blocks begins at Beech Hill>>

Calderdale Council is working proactively with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and West Yorkshire Police to prevent moorland fires, but all agencies also depend on the vigilance and care of those who are out and about in our wonderful countryside to play an active part in protecting it. Whilst Calderdale was thankfully unaffected by… read more … about Working together to prevent moorland fires – everyone has a part to play>>