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Joint press release with the Environment Agency James Bevan, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency paid a visit to the Calder Valley yesterday to see first- hand the hard work being carried out to protect properties and businesses from flooding. He met with representatives from the Calderdale Flood Partnership Board, including Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale… read more … about Fact-finding visit to see work to reduce flooding in Calderdale>>

Environment agency

Calderdale Council’s Cabinet has revealed budget proposals which will support a significant increase in investment in social care, to help meet rising demand over the next three years. The Council has already planned to increase funding for adults’ and children’s social care over the next three years, within its medium term financial strategy. This allocated… read more … about Balancing the budget to protect vulnerable people>>

Cllr Swift

The next steps for the proposed Clifton Business Park and Enterprise Zone, which could create around 1,300 jobs, will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday 15 January 2018. The Council is working with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to transform a large site at Clifton near… read more … about Plans progress for Clifton Business Park>>

Cllr Barry Collins

Work by West Yorkshire Combined Authority to promote cycling and walking received a boost today in the form of an extra £640,000 from the government’s Cycling and Walking to Work Fund. In April this year, the Combined Authority was awarded £1.5m from the Fund. Its CityConnect team have been using it to help people in… read more … about West Yorkshire Combined Authority welcomes additional £640,000 funding to encourage active travel>>

Press release from West Yorkshire Combined Authority For the tenth year, special Boxing Day bus services will be running on 26 December.  West Yorkshire Combined Authority is once again funding half-hourly services that will run on over 70 routes into main city and town centres, retail locations and hospitals, between 9am and 6pm. Destinations include… read more … about West Yorkshire’s special Boxing Day buses running for tenth year>>


Calderdale Council has responded to concerns from local people about its gritting routes, after further assessment of 190 roads during the last week. With immediate effect the Council is reinstating gritting on the 70 roads in the table below. Other routes will be added after extra gritters have been brought in and when issues with… read more … about Council adds extra roads to gritting routes>>

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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