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Calderdale Interfaith Council, Calderdale Council of Mosques and Calderdale Council stand together in condemning the attack outside the Houses of Parliament in London which took place yesterday. Our thoughts are with the families and friends who have lost loved ones and we pray that those who are injured make a speedy recovery. Our thoughts are… read more … about Joint statement on behalf of Calderdale Interfaith Council, Calderdale Council of Mosques and Calderdale Council on the terrorist incident in London>>

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Press release from Cancer Research UK Smokers in Calderdale are being targeted by a new campaign to highlight the effectiveness of local Stop Smoking Services.   Cancer Research UK has launched an advertising campaign, supported by NHS Smokefree, aimed at increase awareness and encourage people to get help from their local Stop Smoking Service, which give smokers… read more … about Campaign highlights best chance of quitting for Calderdale smokers>>

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Leeds Beckett University, in partnership with Calderdale Council, is launching a new initiative to drive growth amongst early-stage and growing businesses. The University Business Centre will be based at Piece Mill in Halifax, situated next to the historic Piece Hall, which is currently undergoing a multi-million pound transformation programme and will re-open later this year…. read more … about Leeds Beckett business centre to drive economic growth in Halifax>>

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Calderdale is set to celebrate the official reopening of Elland Bridge on Sunday 2 April 2017, with a fun-filled day for all the family. Calderdale Council and the Canal & River Trust, who have been working together to rebuild Elland Bridge since the 2015 floods, are organising an exciting event for the whole community to… read more … about Community celebration for Elland Bridge official opening>>

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The highly anticipated race timings for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled by Welcome to Yorkshire.   Millions of spectators will line the route for the three-day men’s race and one-day women’s race which run between 28-30 April. The timings have been calculated by anticipating the peloton’s average speed but are subject to change… read more … about Full race timings unveiled for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire>>

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The British Business Bank has today launched its £400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF), aimed at boosting the North of England’s economy and helping the region’s businesses realise their growth potential.  The British Business Bank’s recent Spotlight:The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund(external link) publication reported that the North contributes £350bn per year in GDP – close… read more … about £400m Fund launches for Northern SMEs>>


On Wednesday January 11, West Yorkshire Police’s Licencing Officer presented a Club Premises Certificate Review in relation to the Mytholmroyd Working Men’s Club. Calderdale Council’s Licensing Sub Committee revoked the Licence at the review meeting, stating they had no confidence in the Working Men’s Club Committee to operate the premises in accordance with the Licencing… read more … about Mytholmroyd Working Men’s Club>>

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Calderdale Council’s Cabinet has revealed challenging budget proposals which are essential so that it can continue to balance the books. The draft proposals, which were presented at a Cabinet meeting on 16 January 2017 at Halifax Town Hall, cover the next three financial years to 2019/20. Leader of Calderdale Council, Cllr Tim Swift said: “We… read more … about Balancing the budget in difficult times>>


Almost £7m of investment in local schemes was backed by this week’s meeting of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee. These West Yorkshire Plus Transport Fund and Growth Deal projects will progress roads, rail facilities and infrastructure development across West Yorkshire and the City Region. Schemes supported by the Committee include over £5.5m of… read more … about Combined Authority backs almost £7m of investment for Leeds City Region transport and development sites>>