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Calderdale Council, as an accredited Living Wage employer, welcomes the increase in UK and London rates announced by the Living Wage Foundation as part of Living Wage Week (5 – 11 November 2017). In its second year as part of a movement of over 3,500 employers who voluntarily opt in to paying the real Living… read more … about Council pledges continued support for Living Wage>>


November will see the number of times people have scanned QR Codes and NFC Tags at West Yorkshire bus stops surpass 1,000,000. West Yorkshire Combined Authority fitted unique QR (Quick Response) codes and NFC (Near Field Communication) tags on the bottom left of timetable displays at all of the county’s 14,500 bus stops. When scanned… read more … about Real-time scans at West Yorkshire’s bus stops passes the one million mark>>


As Remembrance Day approaches, the next tour at Todmorden Town Hall will focus on remembering the effect of wars on Todmorden.  On Sunday 5 November at 2pm, the free taster tour will tell some of the stories of the many memorials in the building and in Todmorden, commemorating those who served their country in wartime. … read more … about Remembering the wartime stories of Todmorden>>

Todmorden Town Hall

Over 2500 people made more than 10,000 comments by the end of the latest consultation on Calderdale Council’s draft Local Plan. The plan identifies potential sites where new development, including housing, employment and open space would be allowed and the areas which would remain as green belt.  It also provides detailed policy for the determination of planning applications…. read more … about Huge response to Local Plan consultation>>

Cllr Daniel Sutherland

Local people will once again be able to use the bridge in Copley from Thursday 12 October, when it is officially reopened and named Wilson Bridge during a special ceremony. Calderdale Council is holding the free community event to celebrate the completion of its work to replace the 185-year-old bridge, after it was destroyed by… read more … about New era for Copley’s bridge>>

The eight host locations for 2018 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled today. The stages for the newly expanded fourth edition will begin or end in: Barnsley (South Yorkshire) Beverley (East Yorkshire) Doncaster (South Yorkshire) Halifax (Calderdale) Ilkley (Bradford) Leeds (West Yorkshire) Richmond (North Yorkshire) Scarborough (North Yorkshire) Organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and the Amaury… read more … about Start and finish locations for 2018 Tour de Yorkshire announced>>

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